37 days in Arkansas Itinerary

37 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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Harrisburg
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West Memphis
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Little Rock
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Hot Springs
— 7 nights
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Fort Smith
— 4 nights
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Fayetteville
— 6 nights
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Eureka Springs
— 6 nights
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Mountain View
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Harrisburg

Harrisburg ©
nullHarrisburg is a city in Poinsett County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Jacksonport State Park and then contemplate the long history of Parker Pioneer Homestead. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Southern Tenant Farmers Museum, see the interesting displays at Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash, and then steep yourself in history at Johnny Cash House.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Harrisburg vacation maker tool.

Jonesboro to Harrisburg is an approximately 1-hour car ride. January in Harrisburg sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 29°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to West Memphis.

Things to do in Harrisburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

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West Memphis

West Memphis ©
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Sultana Disaster Museum and then try your luck at Southland Casino Racing.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the West Memphis trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Harrisburg to West Memphis in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in West Memphis can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Little Rock.

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Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums

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History Museum
Sultana Disaster Museum
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Little Rock

Little Rock ©

The Rock

Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Old State House Museum will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site and The Old Mill. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Little Rock: Delta Rivers Nature Center (in Pine Bluff), Camp Nelson Confederate Cemetery (in Cabot) and Arkansas Peddlers Antique Mall (in Greenbrier). There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Mount Holly Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Esse Purse Museum & Store, contemplate the long history of Arkansas Governor's Mansion, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Little Rock vacation builder website.

You can drive from West Memphis to Little Rock in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Little Rock can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

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Hot Springs

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.
Get some historical perspective at Bathhouse Row and Fordyce Bathhouse. Do some cultural sightseeing at Anthony Chapel and Klipsch Museum of Audio History. Explore Hot Springs' surroundings by going to Albert Pike Recreation Area (in Langley), President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home (in Hope) and Lum and Abner Museum (in Pine Ridge). Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get a taste of the local shopping with Artists' Workshop Gallery, explore the striking landscape of Hot Springs National Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Little Rock to Hot Springs by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In February in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fort Smith.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

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Must see
Anthony Chapel
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Historic Site
Fordyce Bathhouse
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Historic Walking Area
Bathhouse Row
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Fort Smith

Fort Smith ©
Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County. Get some historical perspective at Fort Smith National Historic Site and Fort Smith National Cemetery. Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Smith Museum of History and Drennan-Scott Historic Site. Explore Fort Smith's surroundings by going to Paris (Eiffel Tower Park Paris Arkansas & Mount Magazine State Park), Altus (Mount Bethel WInery, Chateau Aux Arc Winery, &more) and Lake Fort Smith State Park (in Mountainburg). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, look for gifts at A to Z, take an in-depth tour of Van Buren River Valley Museum Association, and head outdoors with Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort Smith trip builder tool.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Fort Smith in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in February, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Fort Smith

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wineries

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and Museum of Native American History. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel and Fayetteville Confederate Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Fayetteville: Bella Vista (Bella Vista Museum & Veterans Wall of Honor), Siloam Springs Kayak Park (in Siloam Springs) and Ozark Beer Co. (in Rogers).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Fayetteville travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Fort Smith to Fayetteville by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Fort Smith in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Fayetteville, with lows around 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

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Eureka Springs

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.
Thorncrown Chapel and St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Pea Ridge National Military Park and Zarks Fine Design Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Jasper (Spring Street Arts, Emma's Museum of Junk, &more) and Harrison (Boone County Heritage Museum, The Collier Homestead at Tyler Bend, &more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, cast your line with a fishing tour, and view the masterpieces at The Birdcage.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Eureka Springs travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fayetteville to Eureka Springs takes 1.5 hours. February in Eureka Springs sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Powhatan Historic State Park and St. Mary's Catholic Church will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ozark Folk Center State Park and Old Independence Regional Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Mountain View: Mark Martin Museum (in Batesville), Mountain Ranch Golf Course (in Fairfield Bay) and Long Pool Recreation Area (in Dover). There's much more to do: Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns, snap pictures at Swinging Bridge, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Rush Historic District, and don't miss a visit to Peace Pole.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mountain View vacation builder website.

Drive from Eureka Springs to Mountain View in 3 hours. February in Mountain View sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 30°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Religious Site
St. Mary's Catholic Church
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