5 days in Arkansas & Gulfport Itinerary

5 days in Arkansas & Gulfport Itinerary

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5 days in Arkansas & Gulfport Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
2
Gulfport
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h 15​min
End: Indianapolis

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.
To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hot Springs tour site .

Indianapolis to Hot Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Indianapolis in May, with highs in Hot Springs at 79°F and lows at 60°F. You will leave for Gulfport on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

2
nights
Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. On the 25th (Sat), admire all the interesting features of MGM Park. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Ship Island, then explore the engaging exhibits at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, and then try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Gulfport travel tool .

Fly from Hot Springs to Gulfport in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Hot Springs in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Gulfport, with lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gulfport

Parks Nature Casinos

Side Trips

Biloxi, Gulf Islands National Seashore
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Ship Island ©
Ship Island
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center ©
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore

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