5 days in Oklahoma Itinerary

5 days in Oklahoma Itinerary

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5 days in Oklahoma Itinerary

Start: Bakersfield
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Tulsa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Bakersfield

2
nights
Tulsa

Tulsa ©
Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Philbrook Museum of Art, admire the masterpieces at Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve, and then don't miss a visit to Blue Whale of Catoosa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Oklahoma Aquarium and then meet the residents at Tulsa Zoo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tulsa itinerary maker app .

Bakersfield to Tulsa is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Bakersfield in August, expect nights in Tulsa to be about the same, around 71°F, while days are slightly colder, around 91°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Tulsa

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve, Blue Whale of Catoosa, Oklahoma Aquarium
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:
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Philbrook Museum of Art ©
Philbrook Museum of Art
Tulsa Zoo ©
Tulsa Zoo
Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve ©

2
nights
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Oklahoma City Zoo, explore the world behind art at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Myriad Botanical Gardens, explore the world behind art at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, then get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Osteology, and finally wander the streets of Bricktown.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Oklahoma City trip planner .

You can drive from Tulsa to Oklahoma City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Oklahoma City are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:
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Museum of Osteology
Museum of Osteology

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