3 days in Bastrop & Eureka Springs Itinerary

3 days in Bastrop & Eureka Springs Itinerary

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Bastrop
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Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
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Bastrop

— 1 day
Bastrop is the largest city and the parish seat of Morehouse Parish, Louisiana. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Chemin-A-Haut State Park.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bastrop travel itinerary planner.

Monroe to Bastrop is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In September, daily temperatures in Bastrop can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Bastrop

Parks · Nature
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Eureka Springs

— 2 nights

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 7th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, then explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, then pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks, then stroll around Basin Spring Park, and finally take a stroll through Eureka Springs Historical Downtown.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Eureka Springs trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bastrop to Eureka Springs in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Bastrop in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Eureka Springs: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

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