10 days in Arkansas Itinerary

10 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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10 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Memphis
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Little Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Memphis

1
night
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. On the 15th (Sat), listen to music at Ozark Folk Center State Park and then explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then hike along The Bay Trails, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Mountain View trip planner .

Memphis to Mountain View is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Memphis in June, Mountain View is little chillier at night with lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

St. Mary's Catholic Church, Sandy Beach, The Bay Trails, Blanchard Springs Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Sandy Beach ©
Sandy Beach

2
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.
On the 17th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Cosmic Cavern, trek along Lost Valley Hiking Trail, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, and finally identify plant and animal life at Blue Spring Heritage Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Table Rock State Park, get in on the family fun at The Branson Coaster, and then hike along Lost Canyon Nature Trail and Cave.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Eureka Springs route tool .

You can drive from Mountain View to Eureka Springs in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Eureka Springs can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Branson, Lost Valley Hiking Trail, Cosmic Cavern, Lost Canyon Nature Trail and Cave
Highlights from your plan
Cosmic Cavern ©
Cosmic Cavern
Table Rock State Park ©
Table Rock State Park
The Branson Sawmill ©
The Branson Sawmill

2
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): cool off at Rogers Aquatics Center and then hike along Glory Hole Trail and Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Native American History, explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, then take an in-depth tour of Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, and finally admire the majestic nature at Devil's Den State Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Fayetteville vacation planner .

Drive from Eureka Springs to Fayetteville in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Fayetteville are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bentonville, Glory Hole Trail and Waterfall, Devil's Den State Park, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Rogers Aquatics Center
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art ©
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History ©
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
Museum of Native American History ©
Museum of Native American History

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 21st (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Lake Catherine State Park, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the exciting artwork at Artists' Workshop Gallery, and finally stroll through Grand Promenade. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Riley Art Glass Studio, admire the majestic nature at DeGray Lake Resort State Park, and then find something for the whole family at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Fayetteville to Hot Springs in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Fayetteville in June, Hot Springs is a bit warmer at night with lows of 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Little Rock.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lake Catherine State Park ©
Lake Catherine State Park
Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade
DeGray Lake Resort State Park ©
DeGray Lake Resort State Park

2
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park, contemplate the long history of Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, then immerse yourself in nature at Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Arkansas State Capitol, steep yourself in history at The Old Mill, then brush up on your military savvy at MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, then stroll the grounds of Mount Holly Cemetery, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Diamond Bear Brewing Company.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Little Rock attractions website .

You can drive from Hot Springs to Little Rock in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daily temperatures in Little Rock can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

North Little Rock, Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park
Highlights from your plan
Pinnacle Mountain State Park ©
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
The Old Mill ©
The Old Mill

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