8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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Hot Springs
— 3 nights
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Mountain View
— 1 night
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Eureka Springs
— 3 nights

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Hot Springs

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Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hot Springs: Little Rock (Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, William J. Clinton Presidential Library, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse, gain insight at Garland County Library, explore the activities along Lake Ouachita, and get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs online tour planner.

Huntington to Hot Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, Hot Springs is somewhat warmer than Huntington - with highs of 90°F and lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mountain View.

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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas

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Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. On the 5th (Wed), walk around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, then examine the collection at Ozark Folk Center State Park, then Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns, and finally take in the views from Swinging Bridge.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mountain View trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Mountain View in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Mountain View are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks · Nature · Nightlife · Museums

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Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs ©

Little Switzerland of America

Nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, the whole town of Eureka Springs is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bentonville (The Spice & Tea Exchange, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, &more). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, take a stroll through Eureka Springs Historical Downtown, and appreciate the history behind Christ of the Ozarks.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Eureka Springs trip planner.

You can drive from Mountain View to Eureka Springs in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

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