3 days in Arkansas Itinerary

3 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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Bentonville
— 1 day
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Hot Springs
— 2 nights
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Bentonville

Primarily known as the home of Walmart’s corporate headquarters, Bentonville embodies small-town America.
On the 29th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Museum of Native American History, test your team's savvy at Bolt NWA, explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, then stroll around Bentonville Town Square, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Walmart Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Bentonville travel planner.

Austin to Bentonville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, Bentonville is little chillier than Austin - with highs of 45°F and lows of 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Bentonville

Museums · Fun & Games · Parks

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Hot Springs

Valley of the Vapors

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 30th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Hot Springs Mountain, take in panoramic vistas at Hot Springs Mountain Tower, get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row, then take in the exciting artwork at Artists' Workshop Gallery, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, get curious at Mid-America Science Museum, then look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, and finally deepen your understanding at Garland County Library.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hot Springs sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Bentonville to Hot Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bentonville in January, with highs in Hot Springs at 52°F and lows at 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Spas

Arkansas travel guide

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State Parks · Historic Sites · Art Museums
The Natural State
With a diverse geography including mountains in the north, dense broadleaf forests in the south, and fertile lowlands in the east, Arkansas is aptly nicknamed the "Natural State." Still largely undiscovered by foreign tourists, the state hides a world of little-known lakes and rivers. Arkansas also includes vast state parks, offering visitors on vacation outstanding camping facilities in the middle of pristine natural areas sheltering blue herons, warblers, and bald eagles. Often stereotyped as little more than poor hillbilly country, Arkansas boasts a surprisingly diverse array of cultural attractions, including numerous museums, theaters, and cutting-edge sports venues. To learn about the real culture of Arkansas, explore its outstanding cuisine, traditional festivals, and lively music scene.