7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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West Memphis
— Few hours
2
Little Rock
— 1 night
3
Hot Springs
— 3 nights
4
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights

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West Memphis

West Memphis ©
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Sultana Disaster Museum and then try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the West Memphis road trip planning app.

Minneapolis to West Memphis is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Minneapolis in May, expect West Memphis to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in West Memphis

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trip

Sultana Disaster Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sultana Disaster Museum ©
Sultana Disaster Museum

1
night
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, thentake in the views from Big Dam Bridge, thensteep yourself in history at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Arkansas State Capitol.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Little Rock trip builder website.

Traveling by car from West Memphis to Little Rock takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©
William J. Clinton Presidential Library
Big Dam Bridge ©
Big Dam Bridge

3
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.
Hot Springs is known for historic sites, spas, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, have fun and explore at Mid-America Science Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anthony Chapel.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs trip builder website.

You can drive from Little Rock to Hot Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Hot Springs can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Room Escape Games
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens

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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 8th (Wed): stroll around Basin Spring Park, explore the activities along Lake Leatherwood, thenexplore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Walmart Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, and finally identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Eureka Springs online road trip planner.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Eureka Springs in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Hot Springs in May: high temperatures in Eureka Springs hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Bentonville
Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art ©
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

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