15 days in North Central Arkansas Itinerary

15 days in North Central Arkansas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Central Arkansas attractions planner

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Springfield Branson National Airport, Drive to Bull Shoals
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Bull Shoals
— 5 nights
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Mountain View
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mammoth Spring
— 4 nights
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Drive to Springfield Branson National Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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Bull Shoals

— 5 nights
Bull Shoals is a city in Marion County, Arkansas, United States, founded in 1954. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bull Shoals: David's Trail (in Mountain Home) and Norfork Lake (in Henderson). Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Big Spring Park. There's much more to do: see human ingenuity at work at Bull Shoals Dam, contemplate the waterfront views at Bull Shoals-White River State Park, get outside with Papa Bill's White River Trout Guide Service, and Head underground at Bull Shoals Caverns.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bull Shoals trip planning tool.

New York City to Bull Shoals is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City to Bull Shoals, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bull Shoals, with lows around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mountain View.

Things to do in Bull Shoals

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Mountain View

— 5 nights
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mountain View: Heber Springs (Collins Creek Cascade & Sandy Beach), Natural Bridge (in Clinton) and Greers Ferry (Bud Lady Fishing Guide Service & Greers Ferry Lake). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, go for a stroll along the water at Fairfield Bay Marina, make a trip to The Old Mill, and walk around Washington Street Park.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mountain View road trip app.

You can drive from Bull Shoals to Mountain View in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mammoth Spring.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Mammoth Spring

— 4 nights
Mammoth Spring is a city in Fulton County, Arkansas, United States. Step out of Mammoth Spring to go to Horseshoe Bend and see Crown Lake, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Mammoth Spring State Park, see the interesting displays at Vintage Motorcar Museum, get outside with Griffin Park, and look for gifts at Main Street Hardy.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Spring road trip site.

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Mammoth Spring takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Mammoth Spring can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. On the 26th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Mammoth Spring

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips