4 days in Arkansas Itinerary

4 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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4 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
1
Eureka Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​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 26th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Christ of the Ozarks, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, and then admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Eureka Springs day trip planner .

Dallas to Eureka Springs is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Dallas in October, expect Eureka Springs to be slightly colder, temps between 71°F and 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

2
nights
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
On the 28th (Mon), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center, then make a trip to Bathhouse Row, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Hot Springs Mountain Tower. On your second day here, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then have some family-friendly fun at 4D Adventure, then admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anthony Chapel.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs vacation site .

Getting from Eureka Springs to Hot Springs by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Eureka Springs in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Hot Springs: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Spas

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