15 days in Arkansas Itinerary

15 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mountain View
— 2 nights
2
Harrison
— 2 nights
3
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
4
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
5
Morrilton
— 1 night
6
Hot Springs
— 4 nights

2
nights
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 2nd (Mon): trek along Sugar Loaf Mountain National Nature Trail, hike along Mossy Bluff Buckeye Trail, and then go for a walk through Collins Creek Cascade. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Catholic Church, then Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns, and finally take in the views from Swinging Bridge.

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York, UK to Mountain View is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from York to Mountain View, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from York in December since evenings lows in Mountain View dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Harrison.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Heber Springs, Sugar Loaf Mountain National Nature Trail, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Blanchard Springs Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Sugar Loaf Mountain National Nature Trail ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park

2
nights
Harrison

Harrison ©
Harrison is a city in Boone County, Arkansas, United States. On the 4th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Spring Street Arts and then explore the striking landscape of Buffalo National River. On your second day here, hike along Lost Valley Trail, then hike along Hawk's Bill Crag / Whitaker's Point Trailhead, and then contemplate the long history of The Collier Homestead at Tyler Bend.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Harrison online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Mountain View to Harrison in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Harrison can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Harrison

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ponca, Spring Street Arts
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo National River ©
Buffalo National River
The Collier Homestead at Tyler Bend ©
The Collier Homestead at Tyler Bend

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, and then identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the history at Pea Ridge National Military Park, then explore the activities along Beaver Lake, and then pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Eureka Springs road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Harrison to Eureka Springs takes 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Eureka Springs are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Pea Ridge National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Pea Ridge National Military Park
Pea Ridge National Military Park

2
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, then get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum, then Head underground at Old Spanish Treasure Cave, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the history at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Native American History, and then stroll through Tanyard Creek Nature Trail.

To find more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Fayetteville trip planner.

Getting from Eureka Springs to Fayetteville by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Morrilton.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Bentonville, Bella Vista, Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Old Spanish Treasure Cave
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art ©
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park ©
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park

1
night
Morrilton

Morrilton ©
Morrilton is a city in Conway County, Arkansas, United States, less than northwest of Little Rock. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): trek along Seven Hollows Trail, immerse yourself in nature at Petit Jean State Park, and then hike along Cedar Falls Trail.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Morrilton day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Fayetteville to Morrilton takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Morrilton

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Petit Jean State Park ©
Petit Jean State Park
Cedar Falls Trail ©
Cedar Falls Trail

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Anthony Chapel and Fordyce Bathhouse. Get in touch with nature at Hot Springs National Park and Crater of Diamonds State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Hot Springs side-trips: Little Rock (Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site & William J. Clinton Presidential Library). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, don't miss a visit to Bathhouse Row, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Morrilton to Hot Springs takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Little Rock, Crater of Diamonds State Park
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Fordyce Bathhouse ©
Fordyce Bathhouse
William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©
William J. Clinton Presidential Library

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