60 days in Arkansas Itinerary

60 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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Murfreesboro
— 5 nights
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Hot Springs
— 8 nights
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West Memphis
— 6 nights
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Stuttgart
— 5 nights
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Little Rock
— 7 nights
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Morrilton
— 4 nights
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Harrison
— 5 nights
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Eureka Springs
— 7 nights
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Fayetteville
— 6 nights
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Fort Smith
— 6 nights

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Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. Appreciate the collections at Mena Kansas City Southern Depot and Ka Do Ha Indian Village. Get outdoors at Crater of Diamonds State Park and Lake Greeson. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Murfreesboro: White Oak Lake State Park (in Bluff City), Queen Wilhelmina State Park (in Mena) and Albert Pike Recreation Area (in Langley). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Hawkins General Store, get a sense of history and politics at State Line Post Office and Federal Building, have some family-friendly fun at Dino Dig, and admire the majestic nature at Daisy State Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Murfreesboro online travel route planner.

Fort Smith to Murfreesboro is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Murfreesboro, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Albert Pike Recreation Area ©
Albert Pike Recreation Area

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Hot Springs National Park and Zipline. Get some cultural insight at Fordyce Bathhouse and Anthony Chapel. Take a break from Hot Springs with a short trip to Lake Ouachita State Park in Mountain Pine, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bathhouse Row, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens.

Discover how to plan a Hot Springs trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Murfreesboro to Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. In September in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to West Memphis.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

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Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Fordyce Bathhouse ©
Fordyce Bathhouse
Bathhouse Row ©
Bathhouse Row

6
nights
West Memphis

West Memphis ©
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Hampson Archeological Museum State Park and Sultana Disaster Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Johnny Cash House and Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash. Venture out of the city with trips to Parkin Archeological State Park (in Parkin), Crowley Ridge State Park (in Paragould) and Jonesboro (Forrest L Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center & Craighead Forest Park). There's still lots to do: try to win big at Southland Casino Racing, explore the landscape on two wheels at Village Creek State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Jacksonport State Park, and steep yourself in history at Parker Pioneer Homestead.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read West Memphis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to West Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Stuttgart.

Things to do in West Memphis

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Craighead Forest Park ©
Craighead Forest Park
Southland Casino Racing ©
Southland Casino Racing
Hampson Archeological Museum State Park ©
Hampson Archeological Museum State Park

5
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Stuttgart

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart is a city in and the county seat of the northern district of Arkansas County, Arkansas, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie and Arkansas Railroad Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Arkansas Post National Memorial and Cane Creek State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stuttgart: Louisiana Purchase State Park (in Brinkley), WWII Japanese American Internment Museum (in McGehee) and Pine Bluff (Delta Rivers Nature Center & Jack and Jill FunZone). It doesn't end there: stop by Mack's Prairie Wings.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Stuttgart driving holiday planner.

Getting from West Memphis to Stuttgart by car takes about 2 hours. In September in Stuttgart, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Little Rock.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

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Highlights from your plan
Cane Creek State Park ©
Cane Creek State Park
WWII Japanese American Internment Museum ©
WWII Japanese American Internment Museum
Arkansas Railroad Museum ©
Arkansas Railroad Museum

7
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Little Rock

Little Rock ©

The Rock

Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Heifer Village (Heifer International). Get outdoors at Pinnacle Mountain State Park and The Arkansas River Trail. Step out of Little Rock to go to Cabot and see Camp Nelson Confederate Cemetery, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, make a trip to The Old Mill, see the interesting displays at Esse Purse Museum & Store, and get curious at Museum Of Discovery.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Little Rock road trip planning app.

You can drive from Stuttgart to Little Rock in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in September, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Morrilton.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park ©
Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park
William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©
William J. Clinton Presidential Library

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Morrilton

Morrilton ©
Morrilton is a city in Conway County, Arkansas, United States, less than northwest of Little Rock. Museum-lovers will appreciate Ozark Folk Center State Park and Museum of Automobiles. Get outdoors at Petit Jean State Park and Lake Dardanelle State Park. Explore Morrilton's surroundings by going to Blanchard Springs Recreation Area (in Mountain View) and Mount Nebo State Park (in Dardanelle). There's more to do: do a tasting at Movie House Winery and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Barnyard Friends Peting Zoo.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Morrilton travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Little Rock to Morrilton by car takes about an hour. In October in Morrilton, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Harrison.

Things to do in Morrilton

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Petit Jean State Park ©
Petit Jean State Park
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Mount Nebo State Park ©
Mount Nebo State Park

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Harrison

Harrison ©
Harrison is a city in Boone County, Arkansas, United States. Visiting Buffalo National River and Big Spring Park will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Harrison: Bull Shoals (Bull Shoals Lake Boat Dock & Bull Shoals Caverns), Hawk's Bill Crag / Whitaker's Point Trailhead (in Ponca) and Arkansas Grand Canyon (in Jasper). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Gravity BrewWorks, and stop by Gilbert General Store.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Harrison trip planner.

You can drive from Morrilton to Harrison in 2.5 hours. In October in Harrison, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Harrison

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Buffalo National River ©
Buffalo National River

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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.
Iris at the Basin Park and Eureka Springs Historical Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Thorncrown Chapel and Quigley's Castle are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Cosmic Cavern (in Berryville) and Glory Hole Trail and Waterfall (in Huntsville). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, take a stroll through Eureka Springs Historical Downtown, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, and shop like a local with The Birdcage.

You can plan Eureka Springs trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Harrison to Eureka Springs in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church ©
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel and Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and Scott Family Amazeum. Change things up with these side-trips from Fayetteville: Bentonville (Bentonville Town Square, The Walmart Museum, &more), Tanyard Creek Nature Trail (in Bella Vista) and Rogers (War Eagle Mill, Daisy Airgun Museum, &more).

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Fayetteville itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Eureka Springs to Fayetteville in 1.5 hours. In October in Fayetteville, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort Smith.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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
The Walmart Museum ©
The Walmart Museum

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Fort Smith

Fort Smith ©
Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort Smith National Historic Site and Drennan-Scott Historic Site. Museum-lovers will appreciate Fort Smith Museum of History and Van Buren River Valley Museum Association. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Smith: Turner Bend Outfitters (in Ozark), Paris (Logan County Courthouse, Eiffel Tower Park Paris Arkansas, &more) and Altus (Post Winery & Wiederkehr Wine Cellars). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Fort Smith National Cemetery, cool off at Alma Aquatic Park, get engrossed in the history at The Clayton House, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Alma Hiking Trail.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort Smith trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Fayetteville to Fort Smith takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Fayetteville in October, Fort Smith is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Smith

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Magazine State Park ©
Mount Magazine State Park
Fort Smith National Historic Site ©
Fort Smith National Historic Site
Fort Smith National Cemetery ©
Fort Smith National Cemetery

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