6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
West Memphis
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Hot Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Eureka Springs
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New York City

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West Memphis

West Memphis
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our West Memphis trip itinerary planner.

New York City to West Memphis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to West Memphis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in West Memphis are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in West Memphis

Fun & Games Casinos

3
nights
Hot Springs

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Escape the urban bustle at Crater of Diamonds State Park and Zipline. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) and Bathhouse Row. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hot Springs: Little Rock (Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site & William J. Clinton Presidential Library). There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and admire the landmark architecture of Anthony Chapel.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hot Springs vacation planning app .

Getting from West Memphis to Hot Springs by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hot Springs are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Little Rock, Crater of Diamonds State Park
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Spas
Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) ©
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center)

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 5th (Fri): walk around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, then see a show at Ozark Folk Center State Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mountain View road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Mountain View takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Nightlife

Side Trip

Blanchard Springs Caverns
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Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park

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night
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 6th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, and then wander the streets of Eureka Springs Historical Downtown.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Eureka Springs sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Eureka Springs takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Wildlife Parks Neighborhoods
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Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Eureka Springs Historical Downtown ©

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