5 days in Arkansas Itinerary

5 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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5 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h
1
Little Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Bentonville
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Dallas

1
night
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 25th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Little Rock Central High School.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Little Rock travel itinerary planner .

New York City to Little Rock is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Little Rock, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in March, expect Little Rock to be a bit warmer, temps between 63°F and 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Old State House Museum ©
Old State House Museum
Heifer Village (Heifer International) ©
Esse Purse Museum ©
Esse Purse Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): stroll through Grand Promenade, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ouachita National Forest, and then admire the striking features of Anthony Chapel.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hot Springs trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Little Rock to Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Hot Springs are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bentonville.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel

2
nights
Bentonville

Bentonville ©
Primarily known as the home of Walmart’s corporate headquarters, Bentonville embodies small-town America.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Native American History, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Ozark Beer Co., and finally explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, then see the interesting displays at Arkansas Air Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Withrow Springs State Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bentonville Town Square.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bentonville driving holiday planner .

Drive from Hot Springs to Bentonville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Hot Springs in March, things will get a bit cooler in Bentonville: highs are around 59°F and lows about 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bentonville

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Arkansas Air Museum, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, Ozark Beer Co., Withrow Springs State Park
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Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
The Walmart Museum ©
The Walmart Museum

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