10 days in Arkansas Itinerary

10 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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Murfreesboro
— 1 day
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Hot Springs
— 5 nights
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Mountain View
— 1 night
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Eureka Springs
— 3 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 24th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Greeson, then look for gifts at Hawkins General Store, and then immerse yourself in nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Murfreesboro road trip planning tool.

Austin to Murfreesboro is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Austin in September, with highs in Murfreesboro at 88°F and lows at 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Parks · Nature · Shopping
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Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Hawkins General Store ©
Hawkins General Store

5
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Hot Springs National Park and Seven Hollows Trail. Kids will enjoy Spas and Zipline. Change things up with these side-trips from Hot Springs: Little Rock (The Galleries at Library Square, William J. Clinton Presidential Library, &more) and Petit Jean State Park (in Morrilton). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bathhouse Row, stroll through Dapper & Debonaire, and deepen your understanding at Garland County Library.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hot Springs route maker app.

You can drive from Murfreesboro to Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. In September in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Little Rock, Morrilton
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Hot Springs National Park ©
Hot Springs National Park
Petit Jean State Park ©
Petit Jean State Park
Zipline

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Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): stroll around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, then see a show at Ozark Folk Center State Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns, and finally take in the views from Swinging Bridge.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mountain View journey maker app.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Mountain View in 3 hours. Traveling from Hot Springs in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Mountain View, with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks · Nature · Nightlife

Side Trip

Blanchard Springs Caverns
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Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park

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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.
Bring the kids along to Ozark Mountain Ziplines and Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. Explore Eureka Springs' surroundings by going to Bentonville (Bentonville Town Square, The Walmart Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, wander the streets of Eureka Springs Historical Downtown, pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks, and take in the exciting artwork at The Birdcage.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Eureka Springs road trip website.

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Eureka Springs takes 3 hours. In September in Eureka Springs, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bentonville
Highlights from your plan
Ozark Mountain Ziplines ©
Ozark Mountain Ziplines
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art ©
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

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