8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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Fly to Tulsa, Drive to Bentonville
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Bentonville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Paris
— 1 night
Drive
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Ponca
— 1 night
Drive
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Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive
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Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Fly

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Bentonville

Primarily known as the home of Walmart’s corporate headquarters, Bentonville embodies small-town America.
Get a sense of the local culture at Scott Family Amazeum and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Get in touch with nature at Slaughter Pen Hollow Multi-Use Trail System and Two Sons. Take a break from Bentonville with a short trip to Old Spanish Treasure Cave in Sulphur Springs, about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum, walk around Orchards Park, stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange, and admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Bachman-Wilson House.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bentonville road trip site.

Saint Louis to Bentonville is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Bentonville

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

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Paris

Paris is a city in Logan County, Arkansas, United States, and serves as the county seat for the northern district of Logan County; its southern district counterpart is Booneville. On the 15th (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Mount Magazine State Park, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower Park Paris Arkansas, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Aux Arc Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Wiederkehr Wine Cellars.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

You can drive from Bentonville to Paris in 2 hours. March in Paris sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ponca.

Things to do in Paris

Wineries · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

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Chateau Aux Arc Winery ©
Winery / Vineyard
Chateau Aux Arc Winery
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Wiederkehr Wine Cellars ©
Winery / Vineyard
Wiederkehr Wine Cellars
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Ponca

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): trek along Lost Valley Trail, then trek along Hawk's Bill Crag / Whitaker's Point Trailhead, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arkansas Grand Canyon.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ponca online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Paris to Ponca in 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Ponca

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

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Mountain View

Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. On the 17th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, then stroll around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, then explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns, and finally snap pictures at Swinging Bridge.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mountain View trip planner.

Getting from Ponca to Mountain View by car takes about 2.5 hours. In March in Mountain View, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks · Nature · Museums · Nightlife

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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.
On the 18th (Wed), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stroll through Hot Springs Mountain, then hike along Grand Promenade, and finally do a tasting at The Winery of Hot Springs.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Hot Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Hot Springs takes 3 hours. Traveling from Mountain View in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Hot Springs, with lows around 43°F. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Nature · Spas · Outdoors
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Grand Promenade ©
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Grand Promenade
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