4 days in Arkansas Itinerary

4 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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4 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h
1
Hot Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Little Rock
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  4​h
3
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Dallas

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get all the information you need at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), stop by Bathhouse Soapery, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Hot Springs trip itinerary maker tool .

Dallas to Hot Springs is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Dallas in April, Hot Springs is a bit cooler at night with lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Little Rock.

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Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center
Bathhouse Soapery ©
Bathhouse Soapery

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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 (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Arkansas Arts Center, then admire the landmark architecture of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, then take in the exciting artwork at Butler Center Retail Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of Little Rock Central High School.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Little Rock day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Little Rock takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April, daily temperatures in Little Rock can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

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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 20th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Iris at the Basin Park, view the masterpieces at Zarks Fine Design Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Quicksilver Gallery, then stop by Fresh Harvest Tasting Room - Eureka Springs, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Basin Spring Park, 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.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Eureka Springs trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Little Rock to Eureka Springs in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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

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