5 days in Montana & Oklahoma Itinerary

5 days in Montana & Oklahoma Itinerary

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5 days in Montana & Oklahoma Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Fly + shuttle:  8​h 45​min
1
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  9​h
2
Tulsa
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
End: Oklahoma City

1
night
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read West Yellowstone attractions planner.

Oklahoma City to West Yellowstone is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oklahoma City to West Yellowstone due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Oklahoma City in January; daily highs in West Yellowstone reach 21°F and lows reach -2°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tulsa.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks
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Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Eagle's Store ©
Eagle's Store

1
day
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 19th (Sat): meet the residents at Tulsa Zoo, explore the world behind art at Philbrook Museum of Art, and then meet the residents at Oklahoma Aquarium.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tulsa online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from West Yellowstone to Tulsa takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from West Yellowstone to Tulsa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from West Yellowstone in January, things will get much warmer in Tulsa: highs are around 50°F and lows about 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Tulsa

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Oklahoma Aquarium
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Oklahoma Aquarium ©
Oklahoma Aquarium
Tulsa Zoo ©
Tulsa Zoo
Philbrook Museum of Art ©
Philbrook Museum of Art

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Myriad Botanical Gardens, then wander the streets of Bricktown, and then appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, then stroll through Oklahoma City Zoo, and then learn more about the world around you at Museum of Osteology.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Oklahoma City trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Tulsa to Oklahoma City by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January in Oklahoma City, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 27°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Oklahoma City Zoo ©
Oklahoma City Zoo
Museum of Osteology ©
Museum of Osteology

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