5 days in Ozark Mountains Itinerary

5 days in Ozark Mountains Itinerary

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Cotter
— 2 nights
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Ponca
— 2 nights

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Cotter

Cotter ©
Cotter is a city in Baxter County, Arkansas, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Cotter: Harrison (Buffalo National River, Mystic Caverns, &more). There's more to do: cast your line with Cotter Trout Dock Guided Trout Fishing Tours and admire the engineering at Bull Shoals Dam.

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Austin to Cotter is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Austin in October; daily highs in Cotter reach 73°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Ponca.

Things to do in Cotter

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Buffalo National River ©
Buffalo National River
Mystic Caverns ©
Mystic Caverns
Maplewood Cemetery ©
Maplewood Cemetery

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Ponca

Ponca ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Triple Falls, then hike along Hawk's Bill Crag / Whitaker's Point Trailhead, and then hike along Lost Valley Trail. On your second day here, make a trip to Spring Street Arts, then identify plant and animal life at Arkansas Grand Canyon, and then see the interesting displays at Emma's Museum of Junk.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ponca online holiday maker.

Getting from Cotter to Ponca by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ponca

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Hawk's Bill Crag / Whitaker's Point Trailhead ©
Arkansas Grand Canyon ©
Arkansas Grand Canyon
Emma's Museum of Junk ©
Emma's Museum of Junk