7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Queenstown
Fly:  29​h
1
Eureka Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ponca
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Little Rock
— Few hours
Fly:  30​h
End: Queenstown


3
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, witness the site of a historic battle at Pea Ridge National Military Park, then look for gifts at Fresh Harvest Tasting Room, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Spring Heritage Center. On your second day here, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then explore the fascinating underground world of Onyx Cave Park, and then explore the activities along Lake Leatherwood.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Eureka Springs tour planner .

Queenstown, New Zealand to Eureka Springs is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Queenstown to Eureka Springs is minus 18 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ponca.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, Pea Ridge National Military Park
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Blue Spring Heritage Center ©
Blue Spring Heritage Center
Pea Ridge National Military Park ©
Pea Ridge National Military Park
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel

1
night
Ponca

Ponca ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Arkansas Grand Canyon and then hike along Lost Valley Hiking Trail.

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

Traveling by car from Eureka Springs to Ponca takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Little Rock.

Things to do in Ponca

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Arkansas Grand Canyon
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Arkansas Grand Canyon ©
Arkansas Grand Canyon

few
hours
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 16th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Old State House Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Little Rock trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ponca to Little Rock takes 3 hours. April in Little Rock sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Old State House Museum ©
Old State House Museum

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