3 days in Arkansas Itinerary

3 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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3 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Eureka Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Dallas

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, and then identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Spring Heritage Center, explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and then explore the activities along Beaver Lake.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Eureka Springs driving holiday planning site .

Dallas to Eureka Springs is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Dallas in July: high temperatures in Eureka Springs hover around 87°F and lows are around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
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Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©

1
night
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 5th (Fri): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, view the masterpieces at Artists' Workshop Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Gangster Museum of America, then steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hot Springs trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Eureka Springs to Hot Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Zipline
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center
Bathhouse Row ©
Bathhouse Row

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