7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  4​h
1
Fayetteville
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eureka Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Murfreesboro
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hot Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Little Rock
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Minneapolis

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. On the 14th (Thu), engage your brain at Amazeum and then admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Fayetteville trip builder site .

Minneapolis to Fayetteville is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in March; daily highs in Fayetteville reach 60°F and lows reach 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Bentonville
Highlights from your plan
Amazeum ©
Amazeum

1
night
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 15th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, and finally view the masterpieces at The Birdcage.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Eureka Springs travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fayetteville to Eureka Springs takes 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Eureka Springs can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Murfreesboro.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Christ of the Ozarks ©
Christ of the Ozarks

1
night
Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Ka Do Ha Indian Village, then get your game on at Dino Dig, then look for gifts at Hawkins General Store, and finally admire the majestic nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Murfreesboro day trip site .

You can drive from Eureka Springs to Murfreesboro in 5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Murfreesboro can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hawkins General Store ©
Hawkins General Store
Ka Do Ha Indian Village ©
Ka Do Ha Indian Village
Dino Dig ©
Dino Dig

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.
Kids will enjoy Zipline and The Galaxy Connection. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Hot Springs Mountain Tower, try to win big at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, and engage your brain at Mid-America Science Museum.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs day trip planner.

Getting from Murfreesboro to Hot Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) ©
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center)
Mid-America Science Museum ©
Mid-America Science Museum
Zipline

1
night
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
On the 20th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Little Rock Central High School, stroll through Big Dam Bridge, and then admire the striking features of William J. Clinton Presidential Library.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Little Rock travel route planner .

Getting from Hot Springs to Little Rock by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March, daytime highs in Little Rock are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Little Rock Central High School ©
Little Rock Central High School
Big Dam Bridge ©
Big Dam Bridge

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