10 days in Arkansas Itinerary

10 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Arkansas trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

10 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
North Little Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Little Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Fayetteville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Eureka Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Saint Louis

2
nights
North Little Rock

North Little Rock ©
North Little Rock is a city in Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, across the Arkansas River from Little Rock in the central part of the state. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Old Mill. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Dickey-Stephens Park, then stroll through Burns Park, and then make a trip to The Old Mill. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Jacksonville Museum of Military History and then contemplate the waterfront views at Greers Ferry Lake.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read North Little Rock trip planner .

Saint Louis to North Little Rock is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 60°F. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in North Little Rock

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Jacksonville Museum of Military History, Greers Ferry Lake
Highlights from your plan
Greers Ferry Lake ©
Greers Ferry Lake
The Old Mill ©
The Old Mill
Jacksonville Museum of Military History ©

1
night
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
On the 22nd (Wed), steep yourself in history at William J. Clinton Presidential Library, then see the interesting displays at Esse Purse Museum & Store, and then steep yourself in history at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Old State House Museum, walk around Riverfront Park, and then stroll around Big Dam Bridge.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Little Rock attractions planner.

Little Rock is just a stone's throw from North Little Rock. May in Little Rock sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Big Dam Bridge ©
Big Dam Bridge

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get curious at Mid-America Science Museum, then steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center, then look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, and finally admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Anthony Chapel.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Hot Springs itinerary website .

You can drive from Little Rock to Hot Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center
Bathhouse Row ©
Bathhouse Row

1
night
Fayetteville

Fayetteville
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. On the 26th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, then take in the history at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, then steep yourself in history at Clinton House Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Fayetteville Confederate Cemetery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fayetteville route builder .

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Fayetteville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Hot Springs in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Fayetteville, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
Highlights from your plan
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park ©
Fayetteville Confederate Cemetery ©
Fayetteville Confederate Cemetery

3
nights
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.
Let the collections at Titanic Museum and Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Thorncrown Chapel and St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church. Step out of Eureka Springs with an excursion to College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout--about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake, take in the exciting artwork at The Birdcage, shop like a local with Zarks Fine Design Gallery, and identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.

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

You can drive from Fayetteville to Eureka Springs in 1.5 hours. In May in Eureka Springs, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Branson, Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum ©

Similar Plans

9 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, relaxing, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Texas, Tennessee & Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, relaxing, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans