25 days in Southwest Arkansas & Morrilton Itinerary

25 days in Southwest Arkansas & Morrilton Itinerary

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Texarkana
— 1 night
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Ashdown
— 1 night
3
Wickes
— 1 night
4
Mena
— 1 night
5
Mount Ida
— 1 night
6
Story
— 2 nights
7
Hot Springs Village
— 2 nights
8
Mountain Pine
— 2 nights
9
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
10
Morrilton
— 3 nights
11
Sheridan
— 2 nights
12
Bismarck
— 1 night
13
Murfreesboro
— 2 nights
14
Washington
— 2 nights
15
Hope
— Few hours
16
El Dorado
— 1 night

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Texarkana

Texarkana ©
Texarkana is the largest city and the county seat of Miller County, Arkansas, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes State Line Post Office and Federal Building. On the 3rd (Fri), hike along Phillip McDougal Trail, see the interesting displays at Perot Leadership Museum, grab your bike and head to Bringle Lake Trail, shop like a local with 1894 Gallery, thenbrowse the fresh offerings at 1894 City Market, and finally admire the landmark architecture of State Line Post Office and Federal Building.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Texarkana trip planner.

Dallas to Texarkana is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Dallas in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Texarkana, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Ashdown.

Things to do in Texarkana

Shopping Parks Trails

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Texarkana
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1894 Gallery ©
1894 Gallery
Lindsey Railroad Museum ©
Lindsey Railroad Museum

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Ashdown

Ashdown ©
Ashdown is a city in Little River County, Arkansas. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Millwood State Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Ashdown trip builder website.

Ashdown is very close to Texarkana. In July, daily temperatures in Ashdown can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Wickes.

Things to do in Ashdown

Parks Nature
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Millwood State Park ©
Millwood State Park

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Wickes

Wickes
Wickes is a city in Polk County, Arkansas. On the 5th (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Cossatot River State Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Wickes online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Ashdown to Wickes in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mena.

Things to do in Wickes

Parks Nature

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Mena

Mena ©
Mena is a city in Polk County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at Mena Kansas City Southern Depot, take a memorable drive along Queen Wilhelmina State Park, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Rich Mountain Firetower.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mena day trip site.

Traveling by car from Wickes to Mena takes an hour. July in Mena sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mount Ida.

Things to do in Mena

Parks Museums Scenic Drive
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Queen Wilhelmina State Park ©
Queen Wilhelmina State Park
Mena Kansas City Southern Depot ©
Mena Kansas City Southern Depot
Rich Mountain Firetower ©
Rich Mountain Firetower

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Mount Ida

Mount Ida ©
Mount Ida is a city in and county seat of Montgomery County, Arkansas, United States. On the 7th (Tue), go deep underground at Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Mount Ida fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Mena to Mount Ida takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Story.
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Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines ©
Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines

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Story

Story
For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Story vacation planning tool.

Story is just a stone's throw from Mount Ida. In July, daytime highs in Story are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You'll set off for Hot Springs Village on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Story

Shopping Fun & Games Spas

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Hot Springs Village

Hot Springs Village ©
Hot Springs Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Garland and Saline counties in the U.S. On your second day here, stop by Woodlands Auditorium and then stop by Ron Coleman Mining.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs Village online road trip planner.

Getting from Story to Hot Springs Village by car takes about an hour. July in Hot Springs Village sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mountain Pine.

Things to do in Hot Springs Village

Wildlife Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Ron Coleman Mining
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Ron Coleman Mining ©
Ron Coleman Mining

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Mountain Pine

Mountain Pine ©
Mountain Pine is a city in Garland County, Arkansas, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Lake Ouachita State Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mountain Pine travel planning app.

Mountain Pine is just a stone's throw from Hot Springs Village. In July, daily temperatures in Mountain Pine can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Mountain Pine

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Coleman Miller Mountain Mine
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Lake Ouachita State Park ©
Lake Ouachita State Park

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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.
On the 14th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse, look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, identify plant and animal life at Arkansas Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo, thentake in panoramic vistas at Hot Springs Mountain Tower, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Hot Springs Mountain. On the next day, deepen your understanding at Garland County Library, get interesting insight from Tours, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ouachita.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs trip itinerary maker site.

Hot Springs is just a stone's throw from Mountain Pine. July in Hot Springs sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Morrilton.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Fordyce Bathhouse ©
Fordyce Bathhouse
Zipline
Hot Springs Mountain ©
Hot Springs Mountain

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Morrilton

Morrilton ©
Morrilton is a city in Conway County, Arkansas, United States, less than northwest of Little Rock. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cedar Falls Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Seven Hollows Trail and Bear Cave Trail. There's much more to do: meet the residents at Barnyard Friends Peting Zoo, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Arkansas Peddlers Antique Mall, and do a tasting at Movie House Winery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Morrilton trip website.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Morrilton in 1.5 hours. In July in Morrilton, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sheridan.

Things to do in Morrilton

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Arkansas Peddlers Antique Mall
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Cedar Falls Trail ©
Cedar Falls Trail
Bear Cave Trail ©
Bear Cave Trail
Barnyard Friends Peting Zoo ©
Barnyard Friends Peting Zoo

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Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city and county seat of Grant County, Arkansas. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Battle Of Jenkins Ferry Memorial and then appreciate the history behind B-17 Memorial Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sheridan online travel planner.

Drive from Morrilton to Sheridan in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Sheridan

Historic Sites
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B-17 Memorial Park ©
B-17 Memorial Park

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Bismarck

Bismarck
Bismarck is an unincorporated community between Hot Springs and Caddo Valley on State HWY 7 and 84 in Hot Spring County, Arkansas, United States.Bismarck is an unincorporated rural area. To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bismarck journey planner.

Getting from Sheridan to Bismarck by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 21st (Tue), you'll travel to Murfreesboro.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Trails Nature

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Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. On the 22nd (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Daisy State Park, thenidentify plant and animal life at Albert Pike Recreation Area, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Greeson. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park and then stop by Hawkins General Store.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Murfreesboro trip builder website.

Getting from Bismarck to Murfreesboro by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Washington.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Daisy State Park, Albert Pike Recreation Area
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Albert Pike Recreation Area ©
Albert Pike Recreation Area
Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Daisy State Park ©
Daisy State Park

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Washington

Washington ©
Washington is a city in Ozan Township, Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Historic Washington State Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington trip planner.

You can drive from Murfreesboro to Washington in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 25th (Sat), you're off to Hope.

Things to do in Washington

Parks Nature
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Historic Washington State Park ©
Historic Washington State Park

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Hope

Hope ©
Hope is a city in Hempstead County in southwestern Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate the long history of President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home and then browse the range of quality goods at Martin's.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hope travel route planner.

Hope is very close to Washington. July in Hope sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to El Dorado.

Things to do in Hope

Historic Sites Shopping
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Martin's ©
Martin's

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El Dorado

El Dorado
El Dorado is a city in and the county seat of Union County, Arkansas, USA. For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the El Dorado visit planner.

Traveling by car from Hope to El Dorado takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in El Dorado can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in El Dorado

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks