7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
West Memphis
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Newark

2
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 8th (Sun): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Barn Shoppes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, then shop like a local with Cosmic Cavern, then pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Quicksilver Gallery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Eureka Springs day trip planning website .

Newark to Eureka Springs is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Newark to Eureka Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Eureka Springs sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cosmic Cavern
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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church ©
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church

2
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. On the 11th (Wed), look for gifts at Turner Bend Outfitters, admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Native American History, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Fayetteville Underground, view the masterpieces at Heartwood Gallery, get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum, then browse the different shops at Pinnacle Hills Promenade, and finally learn about winemaking at Tontitown Winery.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fayetteville travel route planner.

Getting from Eureka Springs to Fayetteville by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Eureka Springs in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Fayetteville, with lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Bentonville, Turner Bend Outfitters, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, Tontitown Winery, Pinnacle Hills Promenade
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Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
Turner Bend Outfitters ©
Turner Bend Outfitters

1
night
Hot Springs

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row, steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hot Springs trip planner .

Getting from Fayetteville to Hot Springs by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Fayetteville in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Hot Springs, with lows of 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to West Memphis.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Historic Sites Spas
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Spas
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens

1
night
West Memphis

West Memphis
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. On the 14th (Sat), try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our West Memphis online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Hot Springs to West Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in West Memphis

Casinos Fun & Games

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