13 days in Arkansas Itinerary

13 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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13 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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

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 1st (Mon), stroll through Basin Spring Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, view the masterpieces at Quicksilver Gallery, then view the masterpieces at The Birdcage, and finally take a stroll through Eureka Springs Historical Downtown.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Eureka Springs tour itinerary planning tool .

New York City to Eureka Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Eureka Springs. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Eureka Springs: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

War Eagle Mill
Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Christ of the Ozarks ©
Christ of the Ozarks

2
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. On the 4th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Native American History, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bentonville Town Square, then take an in-depth tour of The Walmart Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: grab your bike and head to Razorback Regional Greenway, then do a tasting at Tontitown Winery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fayetteville Downtown Square & Gardens.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Fayetteville trip website .

Traveling by car from Eureka Springs to Fayetteville takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

Bentonville, Tontitown Winery, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Native American History ©
Museum of Native American History
The Walmart Museum ©
The Walmart Museum

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 6th (Sat): stroll through Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mountain View road trip website .

You can drive from Fayetteville to Mountain View in 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Mary's Catholic Church, Blanchard Springs Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

3
nights
Hot Springs

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Hot Springs is known for historic sites, spas, parks, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the striking features of Anthony Chapel, and hike along Grand Promenade.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hot Springs day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Hot Springs takes 3 hours. Traveling from Mountain View in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Hot Springs, with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center

3
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Little Rock is known for parks, historic sites, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Dam Bridge, and admire the majestic nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Little Rock road trip planner .

Drive from Hot Springs to Little Rock in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to West Memphis.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

North Little Rock
Highlights from your plan
Big Dam Bridge ©
Big Dam Bridge

1
night
West Memphis

West Memphis ©
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at Sultana Disaster Museum and then try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our West Memphis trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Little Rock to West Memphis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in April, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in West Memphis

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trip

Sultana Disaster Museum
Highlights from your plan
Southland Park Gaming and Racing ©
Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Sultana Disaster Museum ©
Sultana Disaster Museum

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