Tallahassee to Omaha Road Trip Guide


There’s no better place to kickstart your RV road trip than Tallahassee, the capital city of Florida. This 103 square mile city is rich in history and culture, and provides the kind of adventure that you cannot find anywhere else. You are guaranteed to find whatever it is that interests you here - be it concerts and live performances by renowned artists; buildings and agricultural features that speak volumes about Florida’s and America’s history; or outdoor adventure at various recreation sites where you can hike, ride bicycles, explore areas on horseback, or just boat and paddle in fascinating waters.

Heading northwest to Omaha, Nebraska from Tallahassee is a fantastic adventure in itself, one that spans over 1,200 miles of driving distance. You will get the opportunity to view animals within wildlife areas, hike and bike on fascinating trails, visit renowned attractions, and enjoy delicious meals. Good camping opportunities are also available as you make your way across five states.

The cherry on top? When you arrive, you’ll find that Omaha is in itself a beautiful city with lots of fun experiences that will wrap up your RV road trip in the most memorable way. So, what’s stopping you?!

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Point of Interest

National WWI Museum and Memorial

Bordering the Kansas River, Kansas City is notable for its several points of interest. It means you are set for an enjoyable time here when you arrive, so nothing stops you from exploring the sights and sounds that this city has to offer!

While in the city, you should definitely stop at the National WWI Museum and Memorial. At this museum, you will get to see a simplified storytelling of the First World War, many symbols that serve as a memorial for the brave soldiers, and millions who sacrificed their lives during the war. Not many things are more humbling than this.

Indulge in the Kansas life by enjoying tours like the Original KC Barbecue Tour, or the Tom’s Town Distillery Tour with friends or as a group. You can also immerse yourself in this beautiful green city. There are suitable camping areas in the city where you can park your RV. And from here, it’s just about three hours to get to Omaha.

Wonders of Wildlife Museum and Aquarium

Springfield makes a great stop during this trip. The road to Springfield is not just three and a half hours of an arid stretch of land. There are several sights to see and the landscape is amazing, so if you blink, you miss it.

Interested in wildlife and conservation? Then this museum is not one to miss. Whether you are passionate about wildlife or just wish to learn more about fauna, this is the place for you. This museum is suitable for people of all ages, and features an aquarium that is one of a kind! You don’t want to miss this one. You’ll need to get tickets for you and your team for this adventure.

You’ll enjoy mixing with the locals while you find a great place to eat, stock up on supplies or visit the gift shop.

Batesville Parks and Recreation

When you think that you can’t have any more fun, Batesville Parks and Recreation proves you wrong. Featuring a collection of several recreational activities to keep you on your toes all day long, and camping areas for rest and sleep when you’ve worn yourself out, you’ll find you’re in the right place!

Enjoy activities such as swimming, table tennis, volleyball and you could even get to see a movie in the park. There is also a golf course and a skating rink. You can experience nature by hiking trails and fishing or canoeing on the waterways.

Enchant yourself in the natural beauty of this park before you continue the rest of your trip. The park is pet-friendly but your dogs must always be on a leash. Whether you come in here for a day trip or decide to spend the night nearby, you are in for a great time.

National Civil Rights Museum – Lorraine Motel

Memphis, Tennessee is a city bustling with a mix of street entertainment, clubs, and restaurants that have been deeply entrenched in the history and culture of the city. Festivals and concerts often pull tourists and guests into the city often dubbed as the homes of rock and roll. This city has a lot of significant buildings.

To get the most out of this city, make sure you take a tour to the Civil Rights Museum where you can learn all about the history of this city as well as its impact on the country. Take your time to check out the Lorraine Motel where the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. took place.

Enjoy entertainment, especially music, as Memphis is the home of blues and rock and roll. The Beale Street and Elvis Presley’s Graceland will speak for it. Enjoy the sounds of music or just watch the Beale Street Flippers.

Tanglefoot Trail

At roughly 156 miles from the Oak Mountain State Park, you should reach the Tanglefoot trail in Pontotoc, Mississippi. Pontotoc is a small city with greenery, plenty of trees and enviable landscapes. It is, in short, a sight to behold. This small city has lots of activities and is a friendly community.

This trail can make for an interesting distraction. Take a bike ride along the shady farmlands or check out the mounds at Ingomar if you want a short hike. Also enjoy convenient locations to eat, take a rest or stop on the trail when you wear yourself out. Have some fun and make sure you enjoy yourself.

For a place to park your RV, camping opportunities are available a few miles away from the trail offering several recreational activities for your camping experience.

Oak Mountain State Park

Driving about two hours from Montgomery brings you into Birmingham, the largest city in Alabama. Here, you can shop for supplies in the grocery store to restock on whatever’s necessary. But shopping is not all you get from entering Alabama. This city offers you everything you need. And more!

Whether you’re looking to explore the nightlife in the city with music and entertainment, or you want to get a closer feel of nature, enjoy an adventure-packed journey in this famed city.

Oak Mountain State Park offers a variety of campsites, many of which can be reserved beforehand. The campsites, open all year round are a choice location for group get-togethers and small parties. There are also cabins available at the park which can be booked several months before your visit. The park is ideal for hiking, horseback riding, cycling, and canoeing. This park is a place of peace and relaxation.

Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum

Montgomery is an embodiment of commercial success. Historically, the city is said to have been where civil rights was birthed. If you are interested in American history, this is a place to begin. This city encompasses deeply-rooted history with a progressive economy and a mix of arts and culture to bring you an experience that's unforgettable.

Located in the heart of Montgomery is a zoo and museum that’s perfect for everyone. You get to know more about animals and may perhaps get a different perspective of wildlife and conservation. Involve the whole group in many activities, delicious food and fun overall.

Explore the city! You can get on a historic bus tour, visit the Rosa Parks Library and Museum, visit the markets and gift shops in the area, enjoy the local cuisine or just hang out with the city locals. You can get camping accommodation for your RV in the city too.

Water World Dothan

Where better to begin your RV road trip that at this park where you can have plenty of water-related fun? Bring out the child in you when you go on waterslides, water pools, and several other facilities in the park. This park is so much more than a pool, it is a destination!

Enjoy a picnic in the serene environment while watching other people splash and have fun. You can either enjoy a delicious meal here or bring your own food. Enjoy taking pictures and creating those memories at the park. This park is a great way to cool off during the hot summer months in Dothan.

If you have time on your hands, you could also visit other attractions like Adventureland Theme Park or Antique Attic a few miles away. Heading out of Dothan will bring you to one of the most famous cities in the country.


Landscapes are different and you feel a change of climate as you enter into Omaha. With over 214 sunny days in this city, the weather is fairly comfortable throughout the year. So, your visit to the largest city in Nebraska is not one you’ll forget in a hurry.

Omaha is home to several things, and people, Warren Buffet inclusive. While in this city, ensure you visit one of the premier zoos in the country, the Henry Doorly Zoo, notable for its architectural masterpieces. Visit the Farmer’s Market or Cycle the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge. Enjoy music, nightlife, sports, food, social culture, and recreational activities in this amazing city.

If looking for a place to camp, there are campgrounds in the city too.

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