3 days in Arkansas Itinerary

3 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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3 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Memphis
Fly:  4​h
1
Eureka Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Memphis

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, and then appreciate the history behind Christ of the Ozarks.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Eureka Springs online trip itinerary planner .

Memphis to Eureka Springs is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Memphis in October; daily highs in Eureka Springs reach 71°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center, stop by Bathhouse Soapery, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hot Springs trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Eureka Springs to Hot Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daytime highs in Hot Springs are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Spas Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Spas
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center

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