29 days in Bentonville & Washington DC Itinerary

29 days in Bentonville & Washington DC Itinerary

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29 days in Bentonville & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Fort Smith
Drive:  2​h
1
Bentonville
— 11 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 16 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Fort Smith

11
nights
Bentonville

Bentonville ©
Primarily known as the home of Walmart’s corporate headquarters, Bentonville embodies small-town America.
Get out of town with these interesting Bentonville side-trips: Mickey Mantle Childhood Home (in Commerce), Fayetteville (Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, Fayetteville Downtown Square & Gardens, & more) and Diamond (George Washington Carver National Monument & World's Largest Small Electric Appliance Museum). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, steep yourself in history at Fort Smith National Historic Site, get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum, and make a splash at Lawrence Plaza Ice Rink and Splash Park.

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Fort Smith to Bentonville is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. When traveling from Fort Smith in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bentonville: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Bentonville

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

Fayetteville, Carthage, Bella Vista, Fort Smith, Diamond
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16
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Gettysburg (Horseback Riding Tours, North Carolina Monument, & more), Knill's Farm Market (in Mount Airy) and Catoctin Breeze Vineyard & Winery (in Thurmont). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, browse the collection at Library of Congress, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online attractions planner .

Getting from Bentonville to Washington DC by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bentonville to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Baltimore, Gettysburg, Arlington, Harpers Ferry, Annapolis
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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