6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Austin
Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Eureka Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Ponca
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Mena
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Little Rock
— 2 nights
End: Austin

1
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.
You've now added Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Eureka Springs visit planner .

Austin to Eureka Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Austin in December, expect Eureka Springs to be little chillier, temps between 48°F and 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ponca.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

1
night
Ponca

Ponca
To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ponca day trip tool .

You can drive from Eureka Springs to Ponca in 1.5 hours. December in Ponca sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 31°F at night. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mountain Pine.

Things to do in Ponca

Outdoors Parks Trails

1
night
Mena

Mena
Mena is a city in Polk County, Arkansas, United States. Plan my trip to Mena with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Ponca to Mena by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Ponca in December, you will find days in Mena are a bit warmer (56°F), and nights are about the same (36°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Little Rock.

Things to do in Mena

Outdoors Parks Trails

2
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Little Rock Central High School, Old State House Museum and William J. Clinton Presidential Library.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Little Rock travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mena to Little Rock takes 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Little Rock are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©
Little Rock Central High School ©
Little Rock Central High School
Old State House Museum ©
Old State House Museum

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