25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Pekin
1
Pekin
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Harrison
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Little Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Heber Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Shreveport
— 8 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
End: Pekin


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6
nights
Pekin

Pekin ©
Pekin is a city in and the county seat of Tazewell County in the U.S. Get some historical perspective at Historic Nauvoo and Lincolns New Salem State Park. Dickson Mounds Museum and Memories: Route 66 Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pekin: Lincoln Heritage Museum (in Lincoln), Hand of Fate Brewing Company (in Petersburg) and Nauvoo (Nauvoo Temple, Rheinberger House Museum, & more). There's lots more to do: stop by Funk's Grove Maple Sirup, explore and take pictures at Avanti's Dome, take an in-depth tour of Kibbe Hancock Heritage Museum, and putt your heart out at Pekin Park District.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pekin day trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Pekin. In June in Pekin, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 64°F at night. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Harrison.

Things to do in Pekin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Nauvoo, Petersburg, Atlanta, Funk's Grove Maple Sirup, Rock Springs Conservation Area & Nature Center
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Dickson Mounds Museum ©
Dickson Mounds Museum
Historic Nauvoo ©
Historic Nauvoo
Lincolns New Salem State Park ©
Lincolns New Salem State Park

2
nights
Harrison

Harrison ©
Harrison is a city in Boone County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Buffalo National River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Maplewood Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to Spring Street Arts, then examine the collection at Emma's Museum of Junk, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Arkansas Grand Canyon.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Harrison holiday builder website .

Getting from Pekin to Harrison by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly. In June, daytime highs in Harrison are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Harrison

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Jasper
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Buffalo National River ©
Buffalo National River
Arkansas Grand Canyon ©
Arkansas Grand Canyon
Emma's Museum of Junk ©
Emma's Museum of Junk

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, then get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum, and finally stroll through Bentonville Town Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Cosmic Cavern, identify plant and animal life at Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, then stop by Arnold Meteorites and More, then shop like a local with The Birdcage, and finally wander the streets of Eureka Springs Historical Downtown.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Eureka Springs trip itinerary site .

Drive from Harrison to Eureka Springs in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Eureka Springs are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Bentonville, Cosmic Cavern, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
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Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
The Walmart Museum ©
The Walmart Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then identify plant and animal life at Arkansas Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo, then contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), and finally stop by Bathhouse Soapery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Gangster Museum of America, explore the engaging exhibits at Mid-America Science Museum, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Eureka Springs to Hot Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Museums Adventure Tours
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Mid-America Science Museum ©
Mid-America Science Museum
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center
Zipline

2
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museum Of Discovery, take in the waterfront at River Market District, then don't miss a visit to The Old Mill, and finally admire the majestic nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, then explore the world behind art at Arkansas Arts Center, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Rock Town Distillery, and finally steep yourself in history at Little Rock Central High School.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Little Rock route tool .

You can drive from Hot Springs to Little Rock in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daytime highs in Little Rock are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Heber Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

The Old Mill
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1
night
Heber Springs

Heber Springs ©
Heber Springs is a city in Cleburne County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Beach, then look for gifts at Ozark Country Market, then go for a walk through Collins Creek Cascade, and finally hike along Mossy Bluff Buckeye Trail.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Heber Springs travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Little Rock to Heber Springs takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Little Rock in June, expect little chillier with lows of 64°F in Heber Springs. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Shreveport.

Things to do in Heber Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Sandy Beach ©
Sandy Beach
Ozark Country Market ©
Ozark Country Market

8
nights
Shreveport

Shreveport ©
Shreveport is the third-largest city in the state of Louisiana and the 113th-largest city in the United States. Get in touch with nature at Chimp Haven and Caddo Lake State Park. Get some historical perspective at Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store and The Grove. Venture out of the city with trips to Jefferson General Store (in Jefferson), Natchitoches (Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum, Cane River National Heritage Trail, & more) and Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum (in Gibsland). There's lots more to do: try your luck at Margaritaville Resort Casino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, explore the world behind art at R. W. Norton Art Gallery, and meet the residents at Gators and Friends - Alligator Park & Exotic Zoo.

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Traveling by car from Heber Springs to Shreveport takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Shreveport when traveling from Heber Springs in June, with lows around 73°F. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shreveport

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bossier City, Natchitoches, Jefferson, Gators and Friends - Alligator Park & Exotic Zoo, Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum
Highlights from your plan
Margaritaville Resort Casino ©
Margaritaville Resort Casino
Harrah's Louisiana Downs ©
Harrah's Louisiana Downs
The Grove ©
The Grove

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