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 45​min
1
Fayetteville
— Few hours
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
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
End: New York City

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Den State Park.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fayetteville day trip planning app .

New York City to Fayetteville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Fayetteville is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Fayetteville when traveling from New York City in October, with lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Devil's Den State Park

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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 22nd (Tue): hike along Lost Valley Hiking Trail, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cosmic Cavern, then walk around Basin Spring Park, and finally view the masterpieces at The Birdcage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Quicksilver Gallery, then stop by Fresh Harvest Tasting Room - Eureka Springs, then explore the activities along Lake Leatherwood, and finally identify plant and animal life at Blue Spring Heritage Center.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Eureka Springs trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Fayetteville to Eureka Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. October in Eureka Springs sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Lost Valley Hiking Trail, Cosmic Cavern
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Quicksilver Gallery ©
Quicksilver Gallery
Cosmic Cavern ©
Cosmic Cavern
Lake Leatherwood ©
Lake Leatherwood

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night
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. On the 24th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, stroll around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, and then see the interesting displays at Ozark Folk Center State Park.

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Drive from Eureka Springs to Mountain View in 3 hours. In October in Mountain View, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

St. Mary's Catholic Church
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Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

2
nights
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 25th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Anthony Chapel, take in the exciting artwork at Artists' Workshop Gallery, then trek along Grand Promenade, then get your game on at 4D Adventure, and finally look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs trip planner.

You can drive from Mountain View to Hot Springs in 3 hours. In October in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Trails Nature
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Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade
Lake Catherine State Park ©
Lake Catherine State Park

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