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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Little Rock (The Galleries at Library Square, William J. Clinton Presidential Library, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bathhouse Row, and have fun and explore at Mid-America Science Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs holiday planner.

New Orleans to Hot Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New Orleans in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Hot Springs, with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

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Mountain View

Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Ozark Folk Center State Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns, then take in the views from Swinging Bridge, and finally walk around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mountain View day trip planner.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Mountain View in 3 hours. Traveling from Hot Springs in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Mountain View, with lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks · Nature · Museums · Nightlife

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Eureka Springs: Bentonville (Bentonville Town Square, The Walmart Museum, &more) and Bella Vista Museum (in Bella Vista). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, examine the collection at Eureka Springs Historical Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, and look for gifts at Hippie Biker Chick.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Eureka Springs trip planner.

Drive from Mountain View to Eureka Springs in 3 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

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