6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Fayetteville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: New Orleans

1
night
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. On the 5th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Fayetteville road trip site .

New Orleans to Fayetteville is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in July, expect nights in Fayetteville to be a bit cooler, around 66°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 87°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Museums Nature Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Bentonville, Devil's Den State Park, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Scott Family Amazeum ©
Scott Family Amazeum
Devil's Den State Park ©
Devil's Den State Park
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©

2
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.
On the 7th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, stroll through Lost Valley Hiking Trail, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cosmic Cavern, and finally stroll around Basin Spring Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Blue Spring Heritage Center, then learn about winemaking at Railway Winery @ Trestle 71-7, then witness the site of a historic battle at Pea Ridge National Military Park, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of War Eagle Cavern on Beaver Lake.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Eureka Springs online travel route planner .

Drive from Fayetteville to Eureka Springs in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Eureka Springs can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pea Ridge National Military Park, Cosmic Cavern, Lost Valley Hiking Trail, War Eagle Cavern on Beaver Lake
Highlights from your plan
Cosmic Cavern ©
Cosmic Cavern
Pea Ridge National Military Park ©
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel

1
night
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 9th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns, then enjoy some music at Ozark Folk Center State Park, and then walk around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mountain View online trip planner .

Drive from Eureka Springs to Mountain View in 3 hours. In July in Mountain View, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Nightlife

Side Trip

Blanchard Springs Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Lake Catherine State Park, then hike along Grand Promenade, and then have some family-friendly fun at 4D Adventure.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hot Springs journey maker tool .

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Hot Springs takes 3 hours. July in Hot Springs sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Trails Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lake Catherine State Park ©
Lake Catherine State Park
Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade
4D Adventure ©
4D Adventure

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