10 days in Arkansas Itinerary

10 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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Murfreesboro
— 1 day
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Hot Springs
— 4 nights
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Eureka Springs
— 3 nights
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Fayetteville
— 2 nights

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Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Daisy State Park, look for gifts at Hawkins General Store, and then immerse yourself in nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Murfreesboro trip planner.

Lafayette to Murfreesboro is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Lafayette in October, expect Murfreesboro to be slightly colder, temps between 77°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

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Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Daisy State Park ©
Daisy State Park
Hawkins General Store ©
Hawkins General Store

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©

Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Get out of town with these interesting Hot Springs side-trips: Little Rock (Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument, Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, &more) and Petit Jean State Park (in Morrilton). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, gain insight at Garland County Library, take in the awesome beauty at Hot Springs Mountain, and enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hot Springs online road trip planner.

You can drive from Murfreesboro to Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. October in Hot Springs sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Spas

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Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs ©

Little Switzerland of America

Nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, the whole town of Eureka Springs is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
You've now added Arkansas Grand Canyon to your itinerary. Step out of Eureka Springs to go to Rogers and see War Eagle Mill, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, explore the activities along Beaver Lake, kick your exploration up a notch at Ozark Mountain Ziplines, and pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Eureka Springs trip planner.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Eureka Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Hot Springs in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Eureka Springs: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Ozark Mountain Ziplines ©
Ozark Mountain Ziplines
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): walk around Orchards Park, admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Native American History, then get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum, and finally walk around Bentonville Town Square. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Slaughter Pen Hollow Multi-Use Trail System and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel.

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Traveling by car from Eureka Springs to Fayetteville takes 1.5 hours. October in Fayetteville sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art ©
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Museum of Native American History ©
Museum of Native American History
The Walmart Museum ©
The Walmart Museum

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