11 days in Arkansas Itinerary

11 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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11 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
West Memphis
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Hot Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Ozark
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Eureka Springs
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New York City

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West Memphis

West Memphis
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. On the 1st (Mon), try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read West Memphis day trip website .

New York City to West Memphis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in West Memphis can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Mountain View.

Things to do in West Memphis

Casinos Fun & Games

1
night
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 2nd (Tue): walk around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, then immerse yourself in nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Mountain View driving holiday planner .

Drive from West Memphis to Mountain View in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Museums

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

4
nights
Hot Springs

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Shop till you drop at River Market District and Butler Center Retail Gallery. Take a break from Hot Springs with a short trip to William J. Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row, look for gifts at The Savory Pantry, and steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hot Springs day trip planning tool .

Drive from Mountain View to Hot Springs in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ozark.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Little Rock
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Spas
River Market District ©
River Market District
The Savory Pantry ©
The Savory Pantry

1
night
Ozark

Ozark ©
Ozark is a city in Franklin County, Arkansas, United States and one of the county's two seats of government. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get out on two wheels at Pig Trail National Scenic Byway, then learn about winemaking at Post Winery, then do a tasting at Mount Bethel WInery, and finally stop by Turner Bend Outfitters.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ozark travel planner.

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Ozark takes 2.5 hours. July in Ozark sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Ozark

Trails Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Altus
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Mount Bethel WInery ©
Mount Bethel WInery
Turner Bend Outfitters ©
Turner Bend Outfitters
Post Winery ©
Post Winery

4
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Cosmic Cavern and Fresh Harvest Tasting Room - Eureka Springs. Change things up with these side-trips from Eureka Springs: Pinnacle Hills Promenade (in Rogers), Bentonville (Bentonville Town Square, The Walmart Museum, & more) and Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel (in Bella Vista). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, browse for treasures at The Barn Shoppes, identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, and shop like a local with Zarks Fine Design Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Eureka Springs vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Ozark to Eureka Springs takes 2 hours. While traveling from Ozark, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Eureka Springs, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bentonville, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, Pinnacle Hills Promenade, Cosmic Cavern
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Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Cosmic Cavern ©
Cosmic Cavern
Eureka Springs Historical Downtown ©

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