It's been called the most scenic drive in all of Oklahoma. Have you ever made the 54-mile trip down the Talimena Scenic Drive before? It's an amazing 54-mile stretch of road through some of the most beautiful countryside in the Sooner State and Arkansas. There are plenty of stops along the way and unique sights.


We're in prime fall color season in Oklahoma so now is the time to make a trip. The family and I have been planning some fall fun and staycation destinations and it looks like the Talimena Scenic Drive is perfect.

Hit play on the video below to take a virtual road trip on the Talimena Scenic Drive

I've heard from friends and family several times throughout the years about just how beautiful the Talimena National Scenic Drive is, but I've never had the opportunity to make the drive myself. I plan on changing that sometime soon. It's about 4 hours from Lawton, Fort Sill so not too far away and a great family staycation.


The byway starts at the Talimena State Park in Talihina, OK. and runs a little over 50 miles through Eastern Oklahoma and Western Arkansas. There are lots of small towns along the way to make stops, shop, and eat.

We can make stops along the way in Talihina, Wilburton, and Poteau, OK. along with Mena, Fort Smith, and Waldron, AR. We'll break the trip up into a few days so we can fully enjoy the drive, views, and all the towns.

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