7 days in Tulsa & Rapid City Itinerary

7 days in Tulsa & Rapid City Itinerary

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7 days in Tulsa & Rapid City Itinerary

Start: Tulsa
1
Tulsa
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Rapid City
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Tulsa

2
nights
Tulsa

Tulsa ©
Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Popular historic sites such as Boston Avenue Methodist Church and The Castle of Muskogee are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Gilcrease Museum and Woody Guthrie Center. Explore Tulsa's surroundings by going to Oklahoma State University (in Stillwater) and Marland Estate (in Ponca City). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Cave House and walk around River Parks.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tulsa trip maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Tulsa. In August in Tulsa, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Tulsa

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marland Estate, The Castle of Muskogee, Oklahoma State University
Highlights from your plan
Gilcrease Museum ©
Gilcrease Museum
The Castle of Muskogee ©
The Castle of Muskogee
Boston Avenue Methodist Church ©
Boston Avenue Methodist Church

4
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Prairie Homestead and Adams House. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chapel in the Hills and Minuteman Missile National Historic Site. Get out of town with these interesting Rapid City side-trips: Black Hills National Forest (in Custer) and Breezy Point Picnic Area (in Keystone). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park, examine the collection at South Dakota Air and Space Museum, get in on the family fun at Storybook Island, and take in the exciting artwork at Suzie Cappa Art Center.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rapid City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Tulsa to Rapid City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tulsa to Rapid City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tulsa in August; daily highs in Rapid City reach 83°F and lows reach 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Philip, Needles Highway, Adams House, Black Hills National Forest, Breezy Point Picnic Area
Highlights from your plan
Adams House ©
Adams House
Prairie Homestead ©
Prairie Homestead

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