7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Texarkana
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Murfreesboro
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hot Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Mountain View
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Eureka Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Texarkana

1
day
Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park, then get your game on at Dino Dig, and then explore the activities along Lake Greeson.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Murfreesboro travel route planner .

Texarkana to Murfreesboro is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In May in Murfreesboro, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Dino Dig ©
Dino Dig

3
nights
Hot Springs

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
You've now added Mount Magazine State Park to your itinerary. On the 28th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Mount Magazine State Park, contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), then have some family-friendly fun at 4D Adventure, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hot Springs National Park and then stop by Bathhouse Soapery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Hot Springs day trip planner.

You can drive from Murfreesboro to Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Mount Magazine State Park
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Spas
Mount Magazine State Park ©
Mount Magazine State Park
Hot Springs National Park ©
Hot Springs National Park

few
hours
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 30th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park and then walk around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mountain View online journey builder .

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Mountain View takes 3 hours. Traveling from Hot Springs in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mountain View, with lows of 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Nightlife
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Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park

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.
Get in touch with nature at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eureka Springs: Busiek State Forest Wildlife Area (in Highlandville), Branson (Stone Hill Winery & Buster's Old Time Photos) and National Tiger Sanctuary (in Saddlebrooke). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take a stroll through Eureka Springs Historical Downtown, and appreciate the history behind Christ of the Ozarks.

Plan trip to Eureka Springs with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Mountain View to Eureka Springs by car takes about 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Eureka Springs can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trips

Branson, National Tiger Sanctuary, Busiek State Forest Wildlife Area
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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel

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