7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Eureka Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Heber Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hot Springs
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
End: New York City

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.
On the 27th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Eureka Springs road trip planner.

New York City to Eureka Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Eureka Springs is minus 1 hour. May in Eureka Springs sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Heber Springs.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
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Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel

1
night
Heber Springs

Heber Springs ©
Heber Springs is a city in Cleburne County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandy Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Greers Ferry Lake.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Heber Springs road trip planner .

Getting from Eureka Springs to Heber Springs by car takes about 3.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Heber Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Greers Ferry Lake
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Sandy Beach ©
Sandy Beach
Greers Ferry Lake ©
Greers Ferry Lake

4
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.
Attractions like Zipline and Mid-America Science Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Popular historic sites such as Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) and William J. Clinton Presidential Library are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Hot Springs: Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site (in Little Rock) and Crater of Diamonds State Park (in Murfreesboro). The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the striking features of Anthony Chapel, take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, and see the interesting displays at The Galaxy Connection.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Hot Springs trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Heber Springs to Hot Springs takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Little Rock, Crater of Diamonds State Park
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Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center

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