15 days in Arkansas Itinerary

15 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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15 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Hot Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Murfreesboro
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Paris
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Eureka Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Harrison
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Little Rock
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Miami

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Zipline and Hot Springs National Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) and Bathhouse Row. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, admire the landmark architecture of Anthony Chapel, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs day trip planning tool .

Miami to Hot Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to Hot Springs. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Miami in May, with highs in Hot Springs at 79°F and lows at 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Murfreesboro.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center
Hot Springs National Park ©
Hot Springs National Park

2
nights
Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. On the 5th (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Daisy State Park, identify plant and animal life at Albert Pike Recreation Area, and then have some family-friendly fun at Dino Dig. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Historic Washington State Park, then stop by Hawkins General Store, and then immerse yourself in nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Murfreesboro vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Murfreesboro takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Murfreesboro are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Daisy State Park, Historic Washington State Park, Albert Pike Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Albert Pike Recreation Area ©
Albert Pike Recreation Area
Historic Washington State Park ©
Historic Washington State Park

1
night
Paris

Paris ©
Paris is a city in Logan County, Arkansas, United States, and serves as the county seat for the northern district of Logan County; its southern district counterpart is Booneville. On the 7th (Tue), do a tasting at Post Winery, then learn about winemaking at Mount Bethel WInery, then don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower Park Paris Arkansas, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Mount Magazine State Park.

For maps and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip site .

Drive from Murfreesboro to Paris in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Altus
Highlights from your plan
Mount Magazine State Park ©
Mount Magazine State Park
Post Winery ©
Post Winery
Mount Bethel WInery ©
Mount Bethel WInery

3
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.
Thorncrown Chapel and St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and Slaughter Pen Hollow Multi-Use Trail System. Explore Eureka Springs' surroundings by going to Bentonville (Museum of Native American History, Bentonville Town Square, & more) and Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel (in Bella Vista). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks, explore the historical opulence of Quigley's Castle, wander the streets of Eureka Springs Historical Downtown, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Basin Spring Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Eureka Springs attractions planner.

Drive from Paris to Eureka Springs in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Eureka Springs, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Harrison.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Harrison

Harrison ©
Harrison is a city in Boone County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Buffalo National River. On the next day, trek along Lost Valley Hiking Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hawk's Bill Crag / Whitaker's Point Trailhead, and then make a trip to Spring Street Arts.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Harrison attractions planner.

Getting from Eureka Springs to Harrison by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mountain View.

Things to do in Harrison

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Ponca, Spring Street Arts
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo National River ©
Buffalo National River
Spring Street Arts ©
Spring Street Arts

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 13th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, take in the views from Swinging Bridge, then Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mountain View online trip maker .

Getting from Harrison to Mountain View by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. May in Mountain View sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Little Rock.

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

2
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Old State House Museum, then steep yourself in history at William J. Clinton Presidential Library, then stroll the grounds of Mount Holly Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Little Rock Central High School. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at The Old Mill and then look for all kinds of wild species at Pinnacle Mountain State Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Little Rock trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mountain View to Little Rock in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

The Old Mill
Highlights from your plan
William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©
The Old Mill ©
The Old Mill

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