15 days in Arkansas Itinerary

15 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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15 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  8​h
1
Little Rock
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Mountain View
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Texarkana
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Fort Smith
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Fayetteville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Eureka Springs
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Visit William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Anthony Chapel for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site and Arkansas Arts Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Little Rock: Hot Springs (Artists' Workshop Gallery, Room Escape Games, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Butler Center Retail Gallery, make a trip to The Old Mill, and take in the waterfront at River Market District.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Little Rock trip planner .

New York City to Little Rock is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Little Rock, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in September: highs in Little Rock hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Hot Springs, The Old Mill
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) ©

2
nights
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. On the 5th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Catholic Church, then Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Mark Martin Museum, then see the interesting displays at Old Independence Regional Museum, then stop by Ozark Country Market, and finally walk around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mountain View online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Little Rock to Mountain View takes 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Little Rock in September since evenings lows in Mountain View dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Texarkana.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Batesville, Blanchard Springs Caverns, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Ozark Country Market
Highlights from your plan
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Old Independence Regional Museum ©
Old Independence Regional Museum
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

1
night
Texarkana

Texarkana ©
Texarkana is a city in Bowie County, Texas, United States, located in the Ark-La-Tex region. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Four States Auto Musuem, examine the collection at Lindsey Railroad Museum, browse the fresh offerings at 1894 City Market, then shop like a local with 1894 Gallery, then ponder the world of politics at State Line Post Office and Federal Building, and finally walk around Bobby Ferguson Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Texarkana online route planner .

You can drive from Mountain View to Texarkana in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mountain View in September since evenings lows in Texarkana dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fort Smith.

Things to do in Texarkana

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
1894 Gallery ©
1894 Gallery
Four States Auto Musuem ©
Four States Auto Musuem
Lindsey Railroad Museum ©
Lindsey Railroad Museum

1
night
Fort Smith

Fort Smith ©
Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Fort Smith National Historic Site, explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Smith National Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at Drennan-Scott Historic Site, and finally stop by A to Z.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Fort Smith route planner .

Drive from Texarkana to Fort Smith in 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Fort Smith

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Drennan-Scott Historic Site, A to Z
Highlights from your plan
Fort Smith National Historic Site ©
Fort Smith National Historic Site
Fort Smith National Cemetery ©
Fort Smith National Cemetery
Drennan-Scott Historic Site ©
Drennan-Scott Historic Site

3
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. You'll explore and learn at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and Museum of Native American History. Visit Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel and Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park for their historical value. Explore Fayetteville's surroundings by going to Pinnacle Hills Promenade (in Rogers) and Bentonville (Bentonville Town Square, The Walmart Museum, & more). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Heartwood Gallery, stroll around Wilson Park, explore the galleries of Clinton House Museum, and get curious at Scott Family Amazeum.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fayetteville trip maker website .

You can drive from Fort Smith to Fayetteville in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Fort Smith in September: high temperatures in Fayetteville hover around 83°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Bentonville, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Pinnacle Hills Promenade
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Native American History ©
The Walmart Museum ©
The Walmart Museum

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.
Head to Quicksilver Gallery and The Birdcagefor plenty of shopping. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Thorncrown Chapel and Quigley's Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eureka Springs: Pea Ridge National Military Park (in Garfield) and Cosmic Cavern (in Berryville). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Zarks Fine Design Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, wander the streets of Eureka Springs Historical Downtown, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Eureka Springs trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Fayetteville to Eureka Springs in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Eureka Springs are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pea Ridge National Military Park, Cosmic Cavern
Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Pea Ridge National Military Park ©
Pea Ridge National Military Park
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church ©
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church

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