Roadtrip with RVshare Orlando to Oklahoma City

On your Orlando to Oklahoma City road trip, you'll experience the South like never before as you stop at exciting hotspots such as the French Quarter in New Orleans and the famed Arts District in Dallas. Your route also includes visits to some of the most unique and historic national parks such as Everglades National Park, Biscayne National Park, and Hot Springs National Park, but the fun doesn't stop there. Adventures to the iconic Kennedy Space Center and Six Flags Over Texas treat you to one-of-kind experiences that you won't soon forget. 

Orlando to Oklahoma City Road Trip Itinerary

  • Trip Length: 19 hours 30 minutes
  • Mileage: 1,353 miles
  • Fun Fact: The French Quarter in New Orleans is one of the most haunted destinations in the U.S., featuring several historic buildings with chilling backstories that can still be visited today at the LaLaurie Mansion and Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop.

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Nearby National Parks

Consider adding a couple of national parks to your Orlando to Oklahoma City RV road trip. Some of the most breathtaking and biodiverse lands are just a few hours from your route. 

Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park is a sea lover's paradise that's only four hours south of Orlando. At this unique park, you'll have never-ending oceanic adventures on lobster fishing excursions, kayaking day trips, and diving tours through coral reefs and shipwreck remnants on the Maritime Heritage Trail. Guided boat tours take off from the Dante Fascell Visitor Center to exotic locations such as the Boca Chita Key and Jones Lagoon. While you're in the visitor center, explore the gallery and museum that features interactive exhibits of the park's diverse ecosystems along with several educational films. 

Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park is another fantastic place to spend a few days exploring the mysterious beauty and wildlife of Southern Florida. Here, you can trek 18 scenic hiking trails, learn about the wonders of the Everglades at four unique visitor centers and enjoy kayak tours of the dense mangrove fields along with destinations such as Ten Thousand Islands. If you're up for a bike ride, check out a few of the best routes on the Snake Bight Trail in Flamingo, the Shark Valley Trail, and the Rowdy Bend Bike Trail. Camping at this 1.5 million-acre park is also available, and it's located only 30 minutes away from Biscayne National Park. 

Hot Springs National Park

Hot Springs National Park is a must-experience location on your road trip from Orlando to Oklahoma City. At this park, you can immerse yourself in the rejuvenating thermal waters of the hot springs at two of the nine historic bathhouses in the Quapaw and Buckstaff Bathhouses; then, head outside for a refreshing hike to the Hot Springs Mountain Tower for spectacular views of the valley from the 75-foot-tall observation deck. You can also stroll the Grand Promenade, admire the architecture of each bathhouse and soak in the cultural history of the hot springs while sipping a cold beer at the only brewery located in a national park at the Superior Bathhouse Brewery.

Nearby State Parks

Check out some state parks on your Orlando to Oklahoma City road trip for more fun outdoor adventures. 

Torreya State Park

Torreya State Park overlooks the picturesque Apalachicola River from the high bluffs above in one of Florida's most beautiful areas. Enjoy 16 miles of hiking trails, fun kayaking adventures on the river, and fishing as you spend a couple of days camping. 

Lake Bistineau State Park

Lake Bistineau State Park welcomes you to Louisiana with sweeping vistas, scenic hiking, and biking trails, and some primo chances to catch largemouth bass, crappie, and catfish. There are also two boat launches and several picnic areas with barbecue grills along with horseback riding trails, a disc golf course, and 61 spacious RV campsites. 

Lake Murray State Park

At Lake Murray State Park, you'll experience the natural beauty of Oklahoma's first and largest state park with activities that include swimming, ATVing, and hiking. You can practice your swing on the 18-hole golf course, relax on Lake Murray's sandy beaches, and bike one of the many trails at this 12,500-acre park.

Along the Way

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Before you leave Orlando, head to Cape Canaveral to experience the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, where you can plan your own space missions, pay homage to past astronauts in the Heroes and Legends area, and marvel at the technological beauty of the Space Shuttle Atlantis. Take the Behind the Gates Tour to restricted locations, and then check out your next mission zone at Race to the Moon. 

The French Quarter

The French Quarter is the heart and soul of historic New Orleans, with amazing nightlife, spooky haunts, and phenomenal restaurants. Belly up to the bar to enjoy Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop's signature concoction, Purple Drink, before heading down Pirate's Alley, a famous thoroughfare that leads to some of the Quarter's finest and most interesting shops. Stop at Café du Monde to treat yourself to the best beignets and espresso-based creations in the French Market. A few haunted hotspots you'll want to visit include Old Absinthe House, the Andrew Jackson Hotel, and Mahogany Jazz Hall. 

Six Flags Over Texas

Get your heart pounding at Six Flags Over Texas on thrill rides that have you dangling upside down and roaring backward on some of the scariest roller coasters in the South. Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast, El Diablo, Catwoman Whip, and Batman The Ride allow the ride of a lifetime. You can also chill out at several entertaining live shows and grab some grub at tasty concessions at JB's Smokehouse Barbecue, Metropolis Snacks, and Granny's Grill. 

Main Cities You Will Pass Through

Tallahassee, Florida

In Tallahassee, you can explore the city's rich history on a tour of the Florida State Capitol and the Tallahassee Museum, which features wildlife exhibits, a thrilling zipline course, a café, and 52-acres of natural wonders. Spend a soulful night out on the town at the Brafordville Blues Club, and then head to the Warhorse Whiskey Bar for the best Moscow Mule in the city. While you're here, you'll also want to check out the Antique Car Museum, the Railroad Square Art District, and Lichgate on High Road. 

Big Oak RV Park captures the essence of Florida in a lush setting that features a fun events schedule, a dog-friendly atmosphere, shower, and laundry facilities as well as an on-site dump station.

New Orleans, Louisiana

Experience the mysterious history of New Orleans at some of the city's most intriguing locations at the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum, the Lafayette Cemetery, and the Gates of Guinee. Keep the creepy vibe going at the Abita Mystery House; then, enjoy a beer tasting and tour at the Abita Brewery. Chow down on a serious plate of crawfish at any number of authentic Creole eateries before you go bar hopping in the French Quarter. Be sure to dine at the Séance Room in Jackson Square, visit the Whitney Plantation and wander the halls of the Napoleon House to get the most out of your time in this incredibly unique city. 

Parc D'Orleans RV Park & Campground offers gated access, roomy campsites, and free Wi-Fi that's only 20 minutes away from the French Quarter. Dump stations can be found nearby. 

Dallas, Texas

Dallas is another historic destination that's definitely worth a visit. On a self-guided tour of Dealey Plaza, you'll go back in time at a few significant landmarks around the area that include Elm Street, the Grassy Knoll, and the Texas School Book Depository. In the Dallas Art District, you can flex your art muscles on a 90-minute tour; then, check out Thanks-Giving Square for the colorful stained glass spiral ceiling. Your stop in Dallas wouldn't be complete without a ride up Reunion Tower, a 561-foot tall architectural marvel where you can dine at two upscale restaurants while gazing at the entire city. 

The Vineyards Campgrounds & Cabins allow you to kick back and relax on the shores of Grapevine Lake as you enjoy fun outdoor activities. There's also an excellent camp store, laundry facilities, and a dump station on the premises. 

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When you follow this road trip itinerary from Orlando to Oklahoma City, you will enjoy historic locations and beautiful scenery along the way. If you want to travel in comfort and style, consider an RV rental from RVshare. From large motorhomes to compact campervans, there is a rig that will meet your travel and budget needs. Once you hit the road, you are protected by our renter guarantee and 24/7 roadside assistance. Find the perfect vehicle for your travel needs in Orlando or Oklahoma City.