16 days in Arkansas Itinerary

16 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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16 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Asheville
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
West Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Murfreesboro
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hot Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Mountain View
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Harrison
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Eureka Springs
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Asheville

2
nights
West Memphis

West Memphis ©
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. You've added Forrest L Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center, Parker Pioneer Homestead, Johnny Cash House, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Sultana Disaster Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash, steep yourself in history at Johnny Cash House, and then steep yourself in history at Parker Pioneer Homestead.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read West Memphis trip planner.

Asheville to West Memphis is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in West Memphis when traveling from Asheville in April, with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Murfreesboro.

Things to do in West Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Dyess, Sultana Disaster Museum, Delta Cultural Center, Tunica Museum, Forrest L Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Sultana Disaster Museum ©
Sultana Disaster Museum
Parker Pioneer Homestead ©
Parker Pioneer Homestead

1
night
Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home. On the 8th (Wed), stop by Hawkins General Store, then see the interesting displays at Ka Do Ha Indian Village, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Greeson, and finally steep yourself in history at President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Murfreesboro journey planner.

Traveling by car from West Memphis to Murfreesboro takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April in Murfreesboro, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home
Highlights from your plan
Ka Do Ha Indian Village ©
Ka Do Ha Indian Village
Hawkins General Store ©
Hawkins General Store

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Mountain Valley Spring Water Visitor Center & Museum, Hot Springs Bathhouse Dinner Theatre, Gangster Museum of America, and other attractions you added. Explore Hot Springs' surroundings by going to Little Rock (Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument, Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, & more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center, take in panoramic vistas at Hot Springs Mountain Tower, get curious at Mid-America Science Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hot Springs day trip planning app .

Drive from Murfreesboro to Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Hot Springs can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Little Rock
Highlights from your plan
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
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. Ozark Folk Center State Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns, stop by Mellon's Country Store, then make a trip to The Old Mill, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Greers Ferry Lake.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mountain View trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Mountain View takes 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Hot Springs in April since evenings lows in Mountain View dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Harrison.

Things to do in Mountain View

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Greers Ferry Lake, Blanchard Springs Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Greers Ferry Lake ©
Greers Ferry Lake

2
nights
Harrison

Harrison ©
Harrison is a city in Boone County, Arkansas, United States. Your list of things to see and do now includes Maplewood Cemetery, Buffalo National River, Ozark Medieval Fortress, and other attractions. On the 14th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Mystic Caverns. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Buffalo National River and then step into the grandiose world of Ozark Medieval Fortress.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Harrison trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Harrison takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In April in Harrison, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Harrison

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Spring Street Arts, Ozark Medieval Fortress
Highlights from your plan
Maplewood Cemetery ©
Maplewood Cemetery
Buffalo National River ©
Buffalo National River
The Collier Homestead at Tyler Bend ©

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Eureka Springs Historic District Tram Tours, Onyx Cave Park, Eureka Springs Historical Museum, and other attractions. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eureka Springs: Bentonville (The Walmart Museum, Museum of Native American History, & more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, explore the activities along Beaver Lake, take a stroll through Eureka Springs Historical Downtown, and pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Eureka Springs trip planner .

Traveling by car from Harrison to Eureka Springs takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Eureka Springs can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bentonville
Highlights from your plan
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Museum of Native American History ©
Museum of Native American History

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