7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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

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Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): admire the striking features of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, then admire the majestic nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park, then explore the galleries of Little Rock Central High School, and finally ponder the world of politics at Arkansas State Capitol.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Little Rock planning website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Little Rock. In March, daytime highs in Little Rock are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites Nature Wildlife
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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.
On the 26th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), then look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, then admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hot Springs National Park and then explore and take pictures at Garland County Library.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hot Springs trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Little Rock to Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in March, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Murfreesboro.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Zipline
Hot Springs National Park ©
Hot Springs National Park

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Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. On the 28th (Thu), stop by Hawkins General Store, then immerse yourself in nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park, then get your game on at Dino Dig, and finally see the interesting displays at Ka Do Ha Indian Village.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Murfreesboro trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Hot Springs to Murfreesboro in 1.5 hours. March in Murfreesboro sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Nature Parks Shopping
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Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Ka Do Ha Indian Village ©
Ka Do Ha Indian Village
Hawkins General Store ©
Hawkins General Store

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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 29th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, then look for gifts at Fresh Harvest Tasting Room - Eureka Springs, and finally get outside with Black Jack Adventures.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Eureka Springs vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Murfreesboro to Eureka Springs in 5 hours. When traveling from Murfreesboro in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Eureka Springs: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. On the 30th (Sat), engage your brain at Amazeum, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Native American History, then take an in-depth tour of The Walmart Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wedington, then identify plant and animal life at Siloam Springs Kayak Park, and then shop like a local with Heartwood Gallery.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Fayetteville trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Eureka Springs to Fayetteville in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Fayetteville are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Bentonville, Siloam Springs Kayak Park
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Museum of Native American History ©
Museum of Native American History
The Walmart Museum ©
The Walmart Museum

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