6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Fayetteville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New York City

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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 maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hot Springs trip planner.

New York City to Hot Springs is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Hot Springs due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Hot Springs, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade
4D Adventure ©
4D Adventure
Bathhouse Soapery ©
Bathhouse Soapery

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Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, then look for gifts at Mellon's Country Store, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mountain View planning website .

You can drive from Hot Springs to Mountain View in 3 hours. Traveling from Hot Springs in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 50°F in Mountain View. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nightlife Nature
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Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Mellon's Country Store ©
Mellon's Country Store

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night
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Den State Park, then browse the exhibits of Clinton House Museum, and then admire all the interesting features of Fayetteville Downtown Square & Gardens.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fayetteville online trip builder .

You can drive from Mountain View to Fayetteville in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Fayetteville are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Devil's Den State Park
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Clinton House Museum ©
Clinton House Museum
Devil's Den State Park ©
Devil's Den State Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Basin Spring Park, and finally take a stroll through Eureka Springs Historical Downtown. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Blue Spring Heritage Center and then witness the site of a historic battle at Pea Ridge National Military Park.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Eureka Springs driving holiday planner .

Drive from Fayetteville to Eureka Springs in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Tours Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pea Ridge National Military Park
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Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway ©
Basin Spring Park ©
Basin Spring Park
Pea Ridge National Military Park ©
Pea Ridge National Military Park

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