60 days in Arkansas Itinerary

60 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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60 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Drive:  4​h
1
Harrison
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Mountain View
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
West Memphis
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Little Rock
— 13 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Mount Ida
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Ozark
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Fayetteville
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Eureka Springs
— 11 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Kansas City

6
nights
Harrison

Harrison ©
Harrison is a city in Boone County, Arkansas, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Buffalo National River and Lost Valley Hiking Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Jasper (Triple Falls & Arkansas Grand Canyon), Big Spring Park (in Cotter) and Hawk's Bill Crag / Whitaker's Point Trailhead (in Ponca). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Mystic Caverns, see the interesting displays at Emma's Museum of Junk, admire the engineering at Bull Shoals Dam, and explore the striking landscape of Ozark Mountains.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read Harrison trip itinerary builder site .

Kansas City to Harrison is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In March, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mountain View.

Things to do in Harrison

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Jasper, Arkansas, Ponca, Bull Shoals Dam, Big Spring Park
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo National River ©
Buffalo National River
Mystic Caverns ©
Mystic Caverns

5
nights
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ozark Folk Center State Park and Gravity BrewWorks. Change things up with these side-trips from Mountain View: City Rock Bluff (in Calico Rock), Mountain Home (Donald W. Reynolds Library & Raimondo Winery) and Mammoth Spring State Park (in Mammoth Spring). There's lots more to do: stroll around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, snap pictures at Natural Bridge, don't miss a visit to Peace Pole, and contemplate the waterfront views at Greers Ferry Lake.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mountain View trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Harrison to Mountain View in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to West Memphis.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mountain Home, Calico Rock, Blanchard Springs Caverns, Gravity BrewWorks, Greers Ferry Lake
Highlights from your plan
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Gravity BrewWorks ©
Gravity BrewWorks
Mammoth Spring State Park ©
Mammoth Spring State Park

5
nights
West Memphis

West Memphis ©
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Craighead Forest Park and Village Creek State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Memphis: Jonesboro (Forrest L Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center & Jonesboro bowling center), Dyess (Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash & Johnny Cash House) and Helena (Fort Curtis, Delta Cultural Center, & more). Next up on the itinerary: try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing and contemplate the long history of Parker Pioneer Homestead.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the West Memphis holiday planning site .

You can drive from Mountain View to West Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. April in West Memphis sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in West Memphis

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Helena, Jonesboro, Dyess, Village Creek State Park, Parker Pioneer Homestead
Highlights from your plan
Southland Park Gaming and Racing ©
Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Craighead Forest Park ©
Craighead Forest Park

13
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rock Town Distillery and Arkansas State Capitol. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Little Rock: Hot Springs (Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, Grand Promenade, & more), Cortez Golf Course (in Hot Springs Village) and Morrilton (Petit Jean State Park, Cedar Falls Trail, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Arkansas Arts Center, admire the striking features of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, ponder the world of politics at Old State House Museum, and sample the tasty concoctions at Diamond Bear Brewing Company.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Little Rock vacation planner.

Traveling by car from West Memphis to Little Rock takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Little Rock sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mount Ida.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hot Springs, Morrilton, Arkansas Peddlers Antique Mall, Cortez Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Rock Town Distillery ©
Rock Town Distillery
Spas
Arkansas Arts Center ©
Arkansas Arts Center

5
nights
Mount Ida

Mount Ida ©
Mount Ida is a city in and county seat of Montgomery County, Arkansas, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines and Queen Wilhelmina State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Mount Ida side-trips: Rowdy Adventures (in Okolona), Daisy State Park (in Kirby) and Murfreesboro (Lake Greeson & Crater of Diamonds State Park). There's still lots to do: get your game on at Twin Creek Crystal Mine, steep yourself in history at President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home, and immerse yourself in nature at DeGray Lake Resort State Park.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mount Ida driving holiday app .

You can drive from Little Rock to Mount Ida in 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Mount Ida are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Ozark.

Things to do in Mount Ida

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Murfreesboro, Rowdy Adventures, Queen Wilhelmina State Park, President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home, DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Highlights from your plan
DeGray Lake Resort State Park ©
DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines ©
Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines
Twin Creek Crystal Mine ©
Twin Creek Crystal Mine

5
nights
Ozark

Ozark ©
Ozark is a city in Franklin County, Arkansas, United States and one of the county's two seats of government. Discover out-of-the-way places like Post Winery and Mount Magazine State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ozark: Lake Fort Smith State Park (in Mountainburg), Mount Nebo State Park (in Dardanelle) and Fort Smith (The Clayton House, Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center, & more). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Mount Bethel WInery, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower Park Paris Arkansas, pause for some photo ops at Popeye Statue, and see the interesting displays at Drennan-Scott Historic Site.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ozark trip planner .

You can drive from Mount Ida to Ozark in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Ozark can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Ozark

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fort Smith, Altus, Paris, Popeye Statue, Drennan-Scott Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Post Winery ©
Post Winery
Wiederkehr Wine Cellars ©
Wiederkehr Wine Cellars
Mount Bethel WInery ©
Mount Bethel WInery

9
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. Explore hidden gems such as Fayetteville Downtown Square & Gardens and Sassafras Springs Vineyard. Change things up with these side-trips from Fayetteville: Rogers (Ozark Beer Co., Rogers Historical Museum, & more), Bentonville (Museum of Native American History, 21c Museum, & more) and Bella Vista (Tanyard Creek Nature Trail, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, & more). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Tontitown Winery, get great views at Mount Sequoyah, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Columbus House Brewery and Tap Room.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Fayetteville trip planner.

You can drive from Ozark to Fayetteville in 1.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Ozark in May: high temperatures in Fayetteville hover around 75°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Museums Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Bentonville, Springdale, Bella Vista, Rogers, Daisies and Olives
Highlights from your plan
Tontitown Winery ©
Tontitown Winery
Sassafras Springs Vineyard ©
Sassafras Springs Vineyard

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eureka Springs Historical Downtown and Quicksilver Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eureka Springs: Withrow Springs State Park (in Huntsville), Rogers (Hobbs State Park & War Eagle Mill) and Pea Ridge National Military Park (in Garfield). The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stroll around Basin Spring Park, step into the grandiose world of Quigley's Castle, and pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Eureka Springs tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Fayetteville to Eureka Springs in 1.5 hours. May in Eureka Springs sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Rogers, Berryville, Beaver Bridge - Little Golden Gate, Withrow Springs State Park, Pea Ridge National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Spas
Keels Creek Winery ©
Keels Creek Winery

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