6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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Hot Springs
— 2 nights
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Ponca
— 1 night
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Eureka Springs
— 1 night
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Mountain View
— 1 night

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©

Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Explore hidden gems such as Lake Catherine State Park and Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf. Take a break from the city and head to Pinnacle Mountain State Park and Grand Promenade. Get out of town with these interesting Hot Springs side-trips: Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument (in Little Rock) and DeGray Lake Resort State Park (in Bismarck). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Hot Springs Mountain, stop by Bathhouse Soapery, and enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hot Springs trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Monroe to Hot Springs is an approximately 4-hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Hot Springs can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ponca.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Hot Springs Mountain ©
Hot Springs Mountain
Pinnacle Mountain State Park ©
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade

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Ponca

Ponca ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Arkansas Grand Canyon, hike along Hawk's Bill Crag / Whitaker's Point Trailhead, and then hike along Lost Valley Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ponca travel planning website.

Getting from Hot Springs to Ponca by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ponca can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Ponca

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Arkansas Grand Canyon ©
Arkansas Grand Canyon

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Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs ©

Little Switzerland of America

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 10th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Cosmic Cavern, look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, and then explore the fascinating underground world of War Eagle Cavern on Beaver Lake.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Eureka Springs trip planner.

Drive from Ponca to Eureka Springs in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

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Cosmic Cavern ©
Cosmic Cavern
War Eagle Cavern on Beaver Lake ©
War Eagle Cavern on Beaver Lake
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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns, stroll around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, and then enjoy some music at Ozark Folk Center State Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mountain View trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Eureka Springs to Mountain View takes 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Mountain View can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks · Nature · Museums · Nightlife

Side Trip

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

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