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Roadtrip with RVshare Wichita to Mobile

Your journey from Wichita to Mobile will take you through several historic cities. You'll be able to enjoy some delicious Southern fare in Little Rock's River Market District and check out a few strange sights at Tulsa's Cave House and the Center of the Universe. A stop at Hot Springs National Park is a must-add to your Wichita to Mobile road trip — you'll love soaking in the warm thermal waters while exploring the park's natural side. You'll also taste some of the best barbecue in the country at Oklahoma Joe's as you pass through Broken Arrow and experience the mysterious aura of the Mississippi Petrified Forest in Flora. 

Wichita to Mobile Road Trip Itinerary

  • Trip Length: 13 hours, 50 minutes
  • Mileage: 890 miles
  • Fun Fact: The Mississippi capital of Jackson was originally called "LeFleur's Bluff" after the famed French-Canadian trader Louis LeFleur who established a trading post on the site.

Nearby National Parks

Check out the incredible wonders of nature at a special national park on your Wichita to Mobile RV road trip. 

Hot Springs National Park

Hot Springs National Park is a relaxation oasis that's just one hour away from Little Rock. This park is comprised of nine bathhouses, 26 miles of forested hiking trails, and several scenic bike paths. A great way to start your adventure is to go for a hike on any one of the park's 16 trails. You can then head over to the Buckstaff or Quapaw Bathhouses to experience the thermal springs. Buckstaff is the only bathhouse that's been continuously available since its opening over a century ago, and today, it offers modern spa services and amenities. You can also "quaff the elixir" at thermal spring fountains located within the park and walk along Bathhouse Row to learn about the architecture and design of all nine of these historic bathhouses. 

Nearby State Parks

Enjoy the peace, quiet, and adventure of a few beautiful state parks on your road trip from Wichita to Mobile. 

Keystone State Park

Keystone State Park in Sand Springs, OK, is great for spending a day or two hiking. Visitors also love viewing the local wildlife as well as boating, fishing, or swimming on picturesque Keystone Lake. This park features a full-service marina with a seasonal restaurant, an information center, and a grocery store. The lush picnic sites are perfect for barbecuing and enjoying the country scenery, and the park is about 23 miles from Tulsa, allowing you to remain close to your route. 

Petit Jean State Park

Petit Jean State Park in Morrilton, AR, has plenty of unique sights to see, such as the Grotto, Bear Cave, and Natural Bridge. Have your camera ready for a few spectacular shots of Cedar Falls, a 95-foot waterfall that helped to form the bluffs above. You can also hike forested trails and enjoy a fantastic view of Cedar Creek Canyon while dining at the restaurant in the historic Mather Lodge. This is Arkansas's first state park, so you know it has some interesting history.

LeFleur's Bluff State Park

LeFleur's Bluff State Park in Jackson, MS, is an outdoor haven with 305 acres of lush terrain and a lake that's perfect for a day of hiking, fishing, and picnicking. Some of the best trails to trek are the Purple Trail that runs along Pearl River and the Green Trail with fantastic overlooks of the park. This park also features a nine-hole golf course and driving range along with easy access to the Museum of Natural Science, located just behind the park.

Paul B. Johnson State Park

Located in Mississippi's pine belt region, Paul B. Johnson State Park is the perfect spot for when you want to relax beachside, wet a hook, or take a refreshing dip on Geiger Lake. Check out the visitor center for information about the park, and enjoy the arcade-style game room that features billiard tables and classic video games. Take the Trail of the Southern Pines to the lookout tower for excellent views of the nature area. 

Along the Way

Oklahoma Joe's

You can't drive through Broken Arrow without stopping at Oklahoma Joe's for some of the finest barbecue in the South. At this special location, you can munch on Joe's award-winning Candy Hot Wings with an Oklahoma classic side of fried okra or take on the Grand Champion Platter. Joe has a 25-year legacy that has led him to win over 300 barbecue titles, turning him into one of the best pitmasters in the country and the only pitmaster to win the Triple Crown of BBQ World Championships. 

Arkansas Entertainer's Hall of Fame

As you pass through Pine Bluff, stop at the Arkansas Entertainer's Hall of Fame to honor artists with musical connections to the Natural State. Inductees include some of the greats such as Johnny Cash, Al Green, Glen Campbell, and Conway Twitty. Exhibits showcase entertainer memorabilia located in the Pine Bluff Convention Center. Admission is free, so make sure you check out this unique collection of musical artifacts. 

Mississippi Petrified Forest

The Mississippi Petrified Forest is a magical place located 30 minutes north of Jackson where you can enjoy a peaceful walk along the nature trail on your way to a few of the forest's most popular attractions. Check out the most photographed petrified log in the park, "Caveman's Bench," and snap a few pics of your own as you sit on a piece of prehistoric rock that's 36 million years old. At the end of the trail, you can explore the Earth Science Museum and flume for gems. 

Main Cities You Will Pass Through

Tulsa, OK

In Tulsa, you'll have a fantastic time exploring unique and odd locations like The Outsiders House Museum, sipping beer at the best bar Tulsa has to offer at Lefty's, and visiting a truly interesting homage to folk legend Woodie Guthrie at the Woodie Gutherie Center. Step into the Center of the Universe in Downtown Tulsa to witness an acoustic mystery that echoes back sounds at a much louder pitch than their actual volume, and marvel at the distorted sound of your own voice from outside of the circle. Some of the quirky sights you won't want to miss are the Blue Whale of Catoosa along famous Route 66, the 75-foot tall Golden Driller Statue in front of the Tulsa Expo Center, and the spooky Cave House. 

The campgrounds around Tulsa are perfect for extending your stay. You'll find convenient dump stations at Tulsa Warrior RV Park and Estes RV Park. 

Little Rock

When you stop in Little Rock, you can go on exciting adventures through the city on the River Rail Electric Car. You'll be able to hop off and wander around the River Market District for some fine cuisine, live music, and shopping. Check out the award-winning Rock Town Distillery for a 30-minute tour of the facility followed by a savory tasting session. You can also go on a variety of walking tours. Let's Roam stages scavenger hunts using your smartphone with themes like a zombie apocalypse, date night, and birthday themes. Before you go, you'll also want to experience the Arkansas State Capitol, the Old State House Museum, the William J. Clinton Library and Museum, and the Big Dam Bridge. The natural settings of campgrounds close to the city allow you to enjoy the best of both worlds. Dump stations located in Little Rock make it easy to keep your RV squeaky clean. 

Jackson

The city of Jackson rests on a 66-million-year-old extinct volcano that gave the Jackson Dome its name and is actually located directly beneath the Mississippi Coliseum. In this bustling city, you'll want to check out a few notable historic locations at the Old Capitol Museum, the Governor's Mansion, and The Oaks Museum. A trip to the Fondren District treats you to a bevy of quaint boutiques, relaxing cafes, art galleries, and live entertainment. While you're still in this hot spot, be sure to make an appearance at The Apothecary, one of the best cocktail bars in the South. You should also experience the Russell C. Davis Planetarium and the Eudora Welty House and Museum. Campgrounds in Jackson offer rest, relaxation, and quick access to the city's best attractions. Local dump stations help you with your RV's sanitation needs.

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