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Oklahoma City to Ruidoso drive

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  Oklahoma City
 Weatherford (Oklahoma)
 Roswell (New Mexico)
driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Oklahoma City to Ruidoso road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Oklahoma City to Ruidoso. If you're planning a road trip to Ruidoso, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Oklahoma City and Ruidoso. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Oklahoma City and Ruidoso. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Oklahoma City
drive for about 1 hour

11:07 am  Weatherford (Oklahoma)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:07 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

1:38 pm  Erick
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:38 pm
drive for about 2 hours

4:28 pm  Amarillo
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Amarillo
drive for about 2 hours

12:11 pm  Portales
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:11 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:43 pm  Roswell (New Mexico)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:43 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

5:01 pm  arrive in Ruidoso

day 2 driving ≈ 5 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Weatherford (Oklahoma)


Amarillo  (27 answers)
    questions about Amarillo:
        THING TO SEE

    questions about Portales:
        Good Local Food

Roswell (New Mexico)  (7 answers)
    questions about Roswell (New Mexico):
        UFO-related sites?

What are some things to do in Ruidoso?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Ruidoso to Oklahoma City drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Oklahoma City to Ruidoso. Or get a full Oklahoma City to Ruidoso flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Oklahoma City well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Oklahoma City!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 542 miles
driving time of 8 hours, 51 minutes
Ruidoso is 1 hour behind Oklahoma City
34 Oklahoma City travel answers
1 Weatherford (Oklahoma) travel answer
27 Amarillo travel answers
1 Portales travel answer
7 Roswell (New Mexico) travel answers
2 Ruidoso travel answers


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