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
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
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. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the West Memphis visit planner.

New York City to West Memphis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to West Memphis is minus 1 hour. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in West Memphis: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in West Memphis

Fun & Games Casinos
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Southland Park Gaming and Racing ©
Southland Park Gaming and Racing

2
nights
Hot Springs

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
On the 1st (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower, have some family-friendly fun at 4D Adventure, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally admire the striking features of Anthony Chapel.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs day trip planning website .

You can drive from West Memphis to Hot Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hot Springs can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Outdoors Adventure
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Spas
Zipline
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens

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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 3rd (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns, and then stroll around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mountain View online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Mountain View takes 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Mountain View are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Museums

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beaver Lake, then take an in-depth tour of The Walmart Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Eureka Springs Historical Downtown, identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, and then pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Eureka Springs road trip planning app .

Drive from Mountain View to Eureka Springs in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Bentonville
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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Beaver Lake ©
Beaver Lake
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel

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