25 days in Arkansas Itinerary

25 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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25 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly:  24​h
1
Fort Smith
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Eureka Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Harrison
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Mountain View
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Morrilton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Murfreesboro
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Hot Springs
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Little Rock
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
West Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Moscow

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. On the 8th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Fort Smith National Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to The Clayton House, then stop by A to Z, and finally hike along Lake Alma Hiking Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Fort Smith Trolley Museum, get engrossed in the history at Fort Smith Museum of History, then contemplate the long history of Fort Smith National Historic Site, and finally enjoy some diversion at The Park at West End.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Fort Smith itinerary maker site .

Moscow, Russia to Fort Smith is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Moscow in October: highs in Fort Smith hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Fort Smith

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Alma
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Fort Smith Trolley Museum ©
Fort Smith Trolley Museum
Fort Smith National Historic Site ©
The Clayton House ©
The Clayton House

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.
Explore Eureka Springs' surroundings by going to Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel (in Bella Vista), Bentonville (The Walmart Museum, Museum of Native American History, & more) and Rogers (Lake Atalanta & War Eagle Mill). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, do a tasting at Railway Winery @ Trestle 71-7, contemplate the waterfront views at Beaver Lake, and view the masterpieces at Iris at the Basin Park.

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

Traveling by car from Fort Smith to Eureka Springs takes 2 hours. Traveling from Fort Smith in October, expect nights in Eureka Springs to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Harrison.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Harrison

Harrison ©
Harrison is a city in Boone County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Buffalo National River. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Lost Valley Hiking Trail and then hike along Hawk's Bill Crag / Whitaker's Point Trailhead.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Harrison online holiday planner .

Drive from Eureka Springs to Harrison in 1.5 hours. October in Harrison sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mountain View.

Things to do in Harrison

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Ponca
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Buffalo National River ©
Buffalo National River

2
nights
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 16th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, then admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Natural Bridge, tee off at Indian Hills Golf Course, and then admire all the interesting features of OK Trading Post.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mountain View online day trip planner .

Drive from Harrison to Mountain View in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Mountain View are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Morrilton.

Things to do in Mountain View

#Parks, #Nature, #Golf

Side Trips

Indian Hills Golf Course, Blanchard Springs Caverns, Natural Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Blanchard Springs Recreation Area ©
Blanchard Springs Recreation Area
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center 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 18th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cedar Falls Trail, do a tasting at Movie House Winery, and then hike along Petit Jean State Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Morrilton road trip tool .

Drive from Mountain View to Morrilton in 2 hours. October in Morrilton sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Murfreesboro.

Things to do in Morrilton

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Petit Jean State Park ©
Petit Jean State Park
Movie House Winery ©
Movie House Winery

1
night
Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. On the 19th (Fri), get your game on at Dino Dig, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Greeson, and then go deep underground at Crater of Diamonds State Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Murfreesboro travel planning app .

Drive from Morrilton to Murfreesboro in 3 hours. In October in Murfreesboro, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

#Nature, #Parks, #Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Lake Greeson ©
Lake Greeson
Dino Dig ©
Dino Dig

6
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.
Hot Springs is known for historic sites, spas, parks, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Anthony Chapel, admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower, and try to win big at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hot Springs vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Murfreesboro to Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Little Rock.

Things to do in Hot Springs

#Parks, #Nature, #Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) ©
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center)

3
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Little Rock is known for museums, parks, fun & games, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your bearings at William J. Clinton Presidential Library, tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Dam Bridge, admire the natural beauty at The Bernice Garden, and get engrossed in the history at Little Rock Central High School.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Little Rock trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Hot Springs to Little Rock in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to West Memphis.

Things to do in Little Rock

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park, Brown's Country Store, T.R. Pugh Memorial Park
Highlights from your plan
Big Dam Bridge ©
Big Dam Bridge
William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©

2
nights
West Memphis

West Memphis ©
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing and then grab your bike and head to Village Creek State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Johnny Cash House and then immerse yourself in nature at Parkin Archeological State Park.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read West Memphis vacation planner.

You can drive from Little Rock to West Memphis in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in West Memphis

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Parkin Archeological State Park, Village Creek State Park, Johnny Cash House
Highlights from your plan
Parkin Archeological State Park ©
Parkin Archeological State Park
Southland Park Gaming and Racing ©
Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Village Creek State Park ©
Village Creek State Park

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