60 days in Arkansas Itinerary

60 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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West Memphis
— 6 nights
2
Murfreesboro
— 7 nights
3
Hot Springs
— 13 nights
4
Mountain View
— 7 nights
5
Bull Shoals
— 7 nights
6
Eureka Springs
— 11 nights
7
Fayetteville
— 8 nights

6
nights
West Memphis

West Memphis ©
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around West Memphis: Parker Pioneer Homestead (in Harrisburg), Parkin Archeological State Park (in Parkin) and Southern Tenant Farmers Museum (in Tyronza). There's much more to do: try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, steep yourself in history at Johnny Cash House, take a peaceful walk through Craighead Forest Park, and see the interesting displays at Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the West Memphis trip planning website.

Charlotte to West Memphis is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Charlotte to West Memphis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in West Memphis, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Murfreesboro.

Things to do in West Memphis

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Helena, Jonesboro, Dyess, Parker Pioneer Homestead, Parkin Archeological State Park
Highlights from your plan
Craighead Forest Park ©
Craighead Forest Park
Forrest L Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center ©

7
nights
Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Murfreesboro side-trips: Rowdy Adventures (in Okolona), Hope (Martin's, Klipsch Museum of Audio History, &more) and Mena (Board Camp Crystal Mine, Mena Kansas City Southern Depot, &more). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Greeson, examine the collection at Ka Do Ha Indian Village, and identify plant and animal life at Albert Pike Recreation Area.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, use the Murfreesboro road trip tool.

You can drive from West Memphis to Murfreesboro in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Mena, Hope, Rowdy Adventures, Daisy State Park, Albert Pike Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Klipsch Museum of Audio History ©
Klipsch Museum of Audio History
Board Camp Crystal Mine ©
Board Camp Crystal Mine

13
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hot Springs side-trips: Morrilton (Museum of Automobiles & Petit Jean State Park), Little Rock (Riverfront Park, Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, &more) and The Old Mill (in North Little Rock). Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Hot Springs National Park. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 25th (Tue) at Magic Springs Theme and Water Park. The adventure continues: get your bearings at Fordyce Bathhouse, find something for the whole family at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, take a memorable tour with Tours, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ouachita.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hot Springs driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Murfreesboro to Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hot Springs can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Little Rock, Morrilton, The Old Mill
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Fordyce Bathhouse ©
Fordyce Bathhouse
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens

7
nights
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Get out of town with these interesting Mountain View side-trips: Natural Bridge (in Clinton), Greenbrier (Lake Bennett & Woolly Hollow State Park) and Greers Ferry (Bud Lady Fishing Guide Service & Greers Ferry Lake). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns, hike along Collins Creek Cascade, walk around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, and kick your exploration up a notch at Loco Ropes.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Mountain View trip planner.

Drive from Hot Springs to Mountain View in 3 hours. In August in Mountain View, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bull Shoals.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fairfield Bay, Heber Springs, Greenbrier, Calico Rock, Greers Ferry
Highlights from your plan
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Greers Ferry Lake ©
Greers Ferry Lake

7
nights
Bull Shoals

Bull Shoals ©
Bull Shoals is a city in Marion County, Arkansas, United States, founded in 1954. Explore Bull Shoals' surroundings by going to Norfork Lake (in Henderson), Harrison (Buffalo National River, Maplewood Cemetery, &more) and Jasper (Hilary Jones Wildlife Museum, Arkansas Grand Canyon, &more). Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Big Spring Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the engineering at Bull Shoals Dam, explore the activities along Bull Shoals Lake, immerse yourself in nature at Bull Shoals-White River State Park, and explore the fascinating underground world of Bull Shoals Caverns.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bull Shoals trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Bull Shoals takes 1.5 hours. In September in Bull Shoals, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Bull Shoals

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Harrison, Jasper, Cotter, Arkansas, Norfork Lake
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo National River ©
Buffalo National River
Bull Shoals Dam ©
Bull Shoals Dam
Bull Shoals-White River State Park ©
Bull Shoals-White River State Park

11
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Eureka Springs side-trips: Rogers (War Eagle Mill & Hobbs State Park), Pea Ridge National Military Park (in Garfield) and Cosmic Cavern (in Berryville). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, explore the activities along Beaver Lake, and explore the fascinating underground world of Onyx Cave Park.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Eureka Springs trip website.

Drive from Bull Shoals to Eureka Springs in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Rogers, Ponca, Berryville, Beaver Bridge - Little Golden Gate, Pea Ridge National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Ozark Mountain Ziplines ©
Ozark Mountain Ziplines

8
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Rogers (Daisy Airgun Museum & Rogers Aquatics Center), Bentonville (The Walmart Museum, Bentonville Town Square, &more) and Fort Smith (Fort Smith National Historic Site & Fort Smith Museum of History).

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Fayetteville visit planner.

Getting from Eureka Springs to Fayetteville by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Eureka Springs in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Fayetteville, with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Bentonville, Springdale, Rogers, Bella Vista, Fort Smith
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art ©
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Museum of Native American History ©
Museum of Native American History
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel

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