8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Little Rock
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
West Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks, then identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, then get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Eureka Springs online trip builder .

New York City to Eureka Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Eureka Springs is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in October, plan for little chillier nights in Eureka Springs, with lows around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bentonville, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
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Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

1
night
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. On the 11th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns, and then walk around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mountain View day trip planner .

You can drive from Eureka Springs to Mountain View in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Little Rock.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Nightlife

Side Trip

Blanchard Springs Caverns
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Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park

3
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Explore Little Rock's surroundings by going to Hot Springs (Spas, Hot Springs Mountain Tower, & more). There's more to do: admire the landmark architecture of William J. Clinton Presidential Library and steep yourself in history at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Little Rock planner .

Drive from Mountain View to Little Rock in 2 hours. In October in Little Rock, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to West Memphis.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites Parks Spas

Side Trip

Hot Springs
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1
night
West Memphis

West Memphis ©
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read West Memphis trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Little Rock to West Memphis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in West Memphis, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 53°F at night. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in West Memphis

Fun & Games Casinos
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Southland Park Gaming and Racing ©
Southland Park Gaming and Racing

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