4 days in Eureka Springs & Hot Springs Itinerary

4 days in Eureka Springs & Hot Springs Itinerary

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4 days in Eureka Springs & Hot Springs Itinerary

Start: Hot Springs
Drive:  5​h
1
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Hot Springs
— 1 night
End: Hot Springs

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Intrigue Theater as well as Christ of the Ozarks. On the 18th (Mon), see a show at Intrigue Theater, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, then look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Moonshine Beach, see the interesting displays at Golden Pioneer Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Spring Heritage Center.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Eureka Springs trip builder.

Hot Springs to Eureka Springs is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Hot Springs in September, plan for little chillier days in Eureka Springs, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Moonshine Beach, Golden Pioneer Museum
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Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Christ of the Ozarks ©
Christ of the Ozarks

1
night
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 20th (Wed): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, stop by Bathhouse Soapery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arkansas Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower, then steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), then have fun and explore at Mid-America Science Museum, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hot Springs trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Eureka Springs to Hot Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Eureka Springs in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Hot Springs: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center
Mid-America Science Museum ©
Mid-America Science Museum

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