8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Texarkana
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Hot Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Little Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Texarkana

4
nights
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Explore hidden gems such as Anthony Chapel and Mount Magazine State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Hot Springs: DeGray Lake Resort State Park (in Bismarck), Mount Nebo State Park (in Dardanelle) and Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines (in Mount Ida). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Promenade, stop by Bathhouse Soapery, find something for the whole family at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, and explore and take pictures at Garland County Library.

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Texarkana to Hot Springs is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In March, daytime highs in Hot Springs are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Little Rock.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Mount Magazine State Park, Mount Nebo State Park, Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines
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Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade
Lake Catherine State Park ©
Lake Catherine State Park

2
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Arkansas State Capitol, learn about all things military at MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Two Rivers Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park, snap pictures at Junction Bridge, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rebel Kettle Brewing Company, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at North Shore River Walk.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Little Rock online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Little Rock takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March, daytime highs in Little Rock are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

North Little Rock, Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park
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Two Rivers Park ©
Two Rivers Park
Arkansas State Capitol ©
Arkansas State Capitol

1
night
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, get your game on at Mountain View Go Kart, then snap pictures at Swinging Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

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You can drive from Little Rock to Mountain View in 2 hours. Traveling from Little Rock in March, expect little chillier with lows of 37°F in Mountain View. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Mary's Catholic Church
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Mountain View Go Kart ©
Mountain View Go Kart
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

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