3 days in Arkansas Itinerary

3 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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Hot Springs
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Eureka Springs
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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.
On the 28th (Wed), stop by Bathhouse Soapery, then hike along Grand Promenade, and then stroll through Hot Springs Mountain. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Lake Catherine State Park, explore the activities along Lake Ouachita, and then admire the majestic nature at DeGray Lake Resort State Park.

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Van Buren to Hot Springs is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in October, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Eureka Springs

Little Switzerland of America

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 30th (Fri): Head underground at Onyx Cave Park, then Head underground at Cosmic Cavern, then identify plant and animal life at Blue Spring Heritage Center, and finally stroll around Basin Spring Park.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Eureka Springs online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Eureka Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Hot Springs in October, you will find days in Eureka Springs are slightly colder (71°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

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