7 days in Northwest Arkansas Itinerary

7 days in Northwest Arkansas Itinerary

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7 days in Northwest Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Houston
Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jasper
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
End: Houston

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.
Get outdoors at Cosmic Cavern and Blue Spring Heritage Center. Step off the beaten path and head to Talking Rocks Cavern and Table Rock Lakeshore Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Eureka Springs side-trips: Lost Canyon Nature Trail and Cave (in Ridgedale) and Branson (Moonshine Beach & Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf).

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Eureka Springs trip maker site .

Houston to Eureka Springs is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Houston in August, expect Eureka Springs to be slightly colder, temps between 85°F and 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Jasper.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Branson, Lost Canyon Nature Trail and Cave, Cosmic Cavern, Talking Rocks Cavern
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Cosmic Cavern ©
Cosmic Cavern
Talking Rocks Cavern ©
Talking Rocks Cavern
Blue Spring Heritage Center ©
Blue Spring Heritage Center

1
night
Jasper

Jasper ©
Jasper is a city in Newton County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): admire the sheer force of Hemmed-in-Hollow Falls, admire the sheer force of Triple Falls, and then see the interesting displays at Emma's Museum of Junk.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read Jasper trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Eureka Springs to Jasper takes 1.5 hours. In September in Jasper, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Jasper

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Hemmed-in-Hollow Falls
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Hemmed-in-Hollow Falls ©
Hemmed-in-Hollow Falls
Emma's Museum of Junk ©
Emma's Museum of Junk

2
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the history at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Native American History, and then hike along Tanyard Creek Nature Trail. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake Fayetteville and then admire the majestic nature at Lake Fort Smith State Park.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Fayetteville day trip planning website .

You can drive from Jasper to Fayetteville in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Fayetteville can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fayetteville

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Fort Smith State Park, Museum of Native American History, Tanyard Creek Nature Trail, Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
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Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park ©
Lake Fort Smith State Park ©
Lake Fort Smith State Park
Tanyard Creek Nature Trail ©
Tanyard Creek Nature Trail