5 days in Arkansas Itinerary

5 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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5 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  3​h
1
West Memphis
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Eureka Springs
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

1
day
West Memphis

West Memphis ©
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Sultana Disaster Museum and then try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the West Memphis tour itinerary planning app .

Atlanta to West Memphis is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to West Memphis due to the time zone difference. July in West Memphis sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hot Springs.

Things to do in West Memphis

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trip

Sultana Disaster Museum
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Southland Park Gaming and Racing ©
Sultana Disaster Museum ©
Sultana Disaster Museum

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 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hot Springs trip itinerary builder .

Getting from West Memphis to Hot Springs by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Spas Fun & Games
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Spas
Room Escape Games
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eureka Springs: Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel (in Bella Vista) and Bentonville (Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, The Walmart Museum, & more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, take in the exciting artwork at Quicksilver Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Eureka Springs road trip planner .

You can drive from Hot Springs to Eureka Springs in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Hot Springs in July, you will find days in Eureka Springs are slightly colder (87°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bentonville, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Spas
Brews ©
Brews

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