8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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West Memphis
— Few hours
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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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West Memphis

West Memphis ©
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Sultana Disaster Museum and then try your luck at Southland Casino Racing.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our West Memphis day trip planning app.

Chicago to West Memphis is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Chicago in May, expect West Memphis to be somewhat warmer, temps between 79°F and 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in West Memphis

Casinos · Fun & Games · Museums

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Southland Casino Racing ©
Southland Casino Racing
Sultana Disaster Museum ©
Sultana Disaster Museum

3
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Hot Springs

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.
Explore Hot Springs' surroundings by going to Little Rock (Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, William J. Clinton Presidential Library, &more). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stop by Bathhouse Soapery.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hot Springs road trip app.

You can drive from West Memphis to Hot Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. May in Hot Springs sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas

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Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©
William J. Clinton Presidential Library
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens

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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 3rd (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, then Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns, and then stroll around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mountain View trip builder tool.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Mountain View in 3 hours. Traveling from Hot Springs in June, Mountain View is slightly colder at night with lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks · Nature · Nightlife · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park

3
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eureka Springs: Bentonville (Orchards Park, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, stroll around Basin Spring Park, stop by Hippie Biker Chick, and look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Eureka Springs trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Eureka Springs takes 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Eureka Springs are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art ©
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

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