6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Wichita
Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Eureka Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Little Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hot Springs
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
End: Manhattan

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, identify plant and animal life at Blue Spring Heritage Center, and then stroll through Basin Spring Park. On your second day here, stop by Railway Winery @ Trestle 71-7, then admire the majestic nature at Roaring River State Park, then shop like a local with Cosmic Cavern, and finally wander the streets of Eureka Springs Historical Downtown.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Eureka Springs holiday planner.

Wichita to Eureka Springs is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Cosmic Cavern, Roaring River State Park
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Cosmic Cavern ©
Cosmic Cavern
Roaring River State Park ©
Roaring River State Park
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

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Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. On the 10th (Fri), Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns, admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Blanchard Springs Recreation Area.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mountain View journey planner .

Traveling by car from Eureka Springs to Mountain View takes 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Little Rock.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

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

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Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): grab your bike and head to The Arkansas River Trail, admire the striking features of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, and then immerse yourself in nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Little Rock trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Mountain View to Little Rock in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Little Rock are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Pinnacle Mountain State Park ©
Pinnacle Mountain State Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): trek along Grand Promenade, immerse yourself in nature at Lake Catherine State Park, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hot Springs trip itinerary site .

Getting from Little Rock to Hot Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. May in Hot Springs sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade
Lake Catherine State Park ©
Lake Catherine State Park

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