7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Nashville
Fly:  6​h
Fayetteville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Eureka Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Little Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Nashville

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): browse the different shops at Northwest Arkansas Mall.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fayetteville trip builder website .

Nashville to Fayetteville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Fayetteville

#Museums, #Parks, #Shopping

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Northwest Arkansas Mall ©
Northwest Arkansas Mall
The Walmart Museum ©
The Walmart Museum

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Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs ©
Nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, the whole town of Eureka Springs is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
On the 23rd (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, then identify plant and animal life at Blue Spring Heritage Center, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Eureka Springs trip planner .

Getting from Fayetteville to Eureka Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Eureka Springs can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Blue Spring Heritage Center ©
Blue Spring Heritage Center
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel

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Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, immerse yourself in nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mountain View road trip site .

Traveling by car from Eureka Springs to Mountain View takes 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Mountain View are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
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Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Blanchard Springs Recreation Area ©
Blanchard Springs Recreation Area

2
days
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
On the 25th (Mon), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, then get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Garland County Library, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens.

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You can drive from Mountain View to Hot Springs in 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mountain View in June since evenings lows in Hot Springs dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Little Rock.

Things to do in Hot Springs

#Tours, #Historic Sites, #Adventure
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Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Zipline
Bathhouse Soapery ©
Bathhouse Soapery

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Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along River Market District, steep yourself in history at William J. Clinton Presidential Library, then examine the collection at Esse Purse Museum, and finally browse the exhibits of Little Rock Central High School.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Little Rock trip planner .

Drive from Hot Springs to Little Rock in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Little Rock

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William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©
River Market District ©
River Market District
Little Rock Central High School ©
Little Rock Central High School

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