7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
West Memphis
— Few hours
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
2
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Hot Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Austin

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West Memphis

West Memphis
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the West Memphis trip itinerary builder site .

Austin to West Memphis is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Austin in August; daily highs in West Memphis reach 88°F and lows reach 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in West Memphis

Fun & Games Casinos

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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 6th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of War Eagle Cavern on Beaver Lake, then identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, and finally stop by Railway Winery @ Trestle 71-7. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Eureka Springs Historical Downtown, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, then explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Eureka Springs trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from West Memphis to Eureka Springs in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In August, daytime highs in Eureka Springs are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Bentonville, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, War Eagle Cavern on Beaver Lake
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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©

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Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, then Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns, and then walk around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mountain View road trip planner .

You can drive from Eureka Springs to Mountain View in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Nightlife

Side Trip

Blanchard Springs Caverns
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Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park

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nights
Hot Springs

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Family-friendly places like Crater of Diamonds State Park and Zipline will thrill your kids. Spas and Anthony Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hot Springs: Little Rock (Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site & William J. Clinton Presidential Library). There's much more to do: get advice or help at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), see the interesting displays at The Galaxy Connection, stop by Bathhouse Soapery, and get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Hot Springs takes 3 hours. In August in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Little Rock, Crater of Diamonds State Park
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Spas
Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) ©
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center)

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