4 days in Arkansas Itinerary

4 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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4 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Jonesboro
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Little Rock
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Jonesboro

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Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, then steep yourself in history at Little Rock Central High School, and then get a sense of history and politics at Arkansas State Capitol.

Make your Little Rock itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Jonesboro to Little Rock is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In March, daily temperatures in Little Rock can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites Museums
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1
night
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 20th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row, then admire the landmark architecture of Anthony Chapel, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs road trip planning website .

You can drive from Little Rock to Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in March, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center
Bathhouse Row ©
Bathhouse Row

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, take in the exciting artwork at Zarks Fine Design Gallery, shop like a local with Iris at the Basin Park, then view the masterpieces at The Birdcage, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Basin Spring Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Quicksilver Gallery, browse for treasures at The Barn Shoppes, savor the flavors at Railway Winery @ Trestle 71-7, then get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Eureka Springs tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Eureka Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, Eureka Springs is slightly colder than Hot Springs - with highs of 59°F and lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Bentonville
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Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

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