4 days in Arkansas Itinerary

4 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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4 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Lafayette
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Fayetteville
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Lafayette

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. On the 11th (Thu), stop by Dickson Street Bookshop and then explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fayetteville planning tool .

Lafayette to Fayetteville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lafayette in April; daily highs in Fayetteville reach 69°F and lows reach 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
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Dickson Street Bookshop ©
Dickson Street Bookshop

2
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 12th (Fri): Head underground at Cosmic Cavern, then identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, and then stop by Fresh Harvest Tasting Room - Eureka Springs. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Barn Shoppes, view the masterpieces at Quicksilver Gallery, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brews, then take in the exciting artwork at Zarks Fine Design Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Iris at the Basin Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Eureka Springs trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Fayetteville to Eureka Springs in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Eureka Springs are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cosmic Cavern
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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Cosmic Cavern ©
Cosmic Cavern
Quicksilver Gallery ©
Quicksilver Gallery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, then get a taste of the local shopping with Artists' Workshop Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hot Springs vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Eureka Springs to Hot Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. April in Hot Springs sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Shopping Museums
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Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Bathhouse Soapery ©
Bathhouse Soapery
Artists' Workshop Gallery ©
Artists' Workshop Gallery

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