15 days in Arkansas & Dumas Itinerary

15 days in Arkansas & Dumas Itinerary

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15 days in Arkansas & Dumas Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Murfreesboro
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hot Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Little Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Morrilton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
West Memphis
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
8
Dumas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: San Francisco

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): stroll through Basin Spring Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, and finally appreciate the history behind Christ of the Ozarks.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Eureka Springs road trip planning site .

San Francisco 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. Traveling from San Francisco to Eureka Springs, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: high temperatures in Eureka Springs hover around 59°F and lows are around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Murfreesboro.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bentonville, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

1
night
Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. On the 16th (Sat), get your game on at Dino Dig, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Greeson, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Crater of Diamonds State Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Murfreesboro trip planner .

Getting from Eureka Springs to Murfreesboro by car takes about 5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Murfreesboro are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Dino Dig ©
Dino Dig

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, parks, nature, spas, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Anthony Chapel, enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hot Springs online trip maker .

Drive from Murfreesboro to Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Hot Springs can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Hot Springs

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

2
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park, then stroll through Big Dam Bridge, and then explore the galleries of Little Rock Central High School. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at The Bernice Garden, admire the striking features of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, then examine the collection at Heifer Village (Heifer International), and finally hunt for treasures at River Market District.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Little Rock attractions planner.

Drive from Hot Springs to Little Rock in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Little Rock, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Morrilton.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Big Dam Bridge ©
Big Dam Bridge
William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©

1
night
Morrilton

Morrilton ©
Morrilton is a city in Conway County, Arkansas, United States, less than northwest of Little Rock. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cedar Falls Trail, do a tasting at Movie House Winery, and then hike along Petit Jean State Park.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Morrilton road trip planning website .

You can drive from Little Rock to Morrilton in an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Morrilton

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Petit Jean State Park ©
Petit Jean State Park
Cedar Falls Trail ©
Cedar Falls Trail
Movie House  Winery ©
Movie House Winery

1
night
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): stroll through Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, and then Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mountain View trip planner .

You can drive from Morrilton to Mountain View in 2 hours. In March in Mountain View, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to West Memphis.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Nightlife

Side Trip

Blanchard Springs Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park

1
night
West Memphis

West Memphis ©
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing and then take an in-depth tour of Sultana Disaster Museum.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the West Memphis road trip website .

Traveling by car from Mountain View to West Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. March in West Memphis sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dumas.

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

2
nights
Dumas

Dumas ©
Dumas is a city in Moore County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Palo Duro Canyon State Park and then get outside with Cow Girls and Cowboys in the West. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument and then get engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Dumas trip itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from West Memphis to Dumas. Traveling from West Memphis in March, Dumas is slightly colder at night with lows of 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dumas

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Canyon, Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©

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