7 days in Northwest Arkansas Itinerary

7 days in Northwest Arkansas Itinerary

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7 days in Northwest Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
1
Eureka Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Fayetteville
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Austin

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.
Change things up with a short trip to War Eagle Mill in Rogers (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, get a taste of the local shopping with The Birdcage, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and explore the historical opulence of Quigley's Castle.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Eureka Springs online attractions planner .

Austin to Eureka Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Austin in November; daily highs in Eureka Springs reach 58°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

War Eagle Mill
Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Christ of the Ozarks ©
Christ of the Ozarks

3
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. Get out of town with these interesting Fayetteville side-trips: Bentonville (Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Museum of Native American History, & more), Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel (in Bella Vista) and Fort Smith (Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center & Fort Smith National Historic Site). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Fayetteville Downtown Square & Gardens, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, browse the exhibits of Clinton House Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Devil's Den State Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Fayetteville journey planner .

Getting from Eureka Springs to Fayetteville by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Fayetteville can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bentonville, Fort Smith, Devil's Den State Park, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Native American History ©
Museum of Native American History
The Walmart Museum ©
The Walmart Museum