8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Arkansas sightseeing planner

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Hot Springs
— 3 nights
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Murfreesboro
— 1 night
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Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
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Mountain View
— 1 night

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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.
Lake Ouachita has been added to your itinerary. Family-friendly places like Magic Springs Theme and Water Park and Fordyce Bathhouse will thrill your kids. Explore Hot Springs' surroundings by going to The Old Mill (in North Little Rock) and Little Rock (The Galleries at Library Square & William J. Clinton Presidential Library). There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, stroll through Hot Springs Mountain, and engage your brain at Mid-America Science Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hot Springs trip planner.

Little Rock to Hot Springs is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Murfreesboro.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

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Spas
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Science Museum
Mid-America Science Museum
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Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Greeson, then stop by Hawkins General Store, and then admire the majestic nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Murfreesboro online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Murfreesboro takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Murfreesboro can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Parks · Nature · Shopping
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Hawkins General Store
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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get curious at Scott Family Amazeum, admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, then get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum, and finally walk around Bentonville Town Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, then identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, and then appreciate the history behind Christ of the Ozarks.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Eureka Springs road trip app.

Drive from Murfreesboro to Eureka Springs in 5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Eureka Springs can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Childrens Museums

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Thorncrown Chapel
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Science Museum
Scott Family Amazeum
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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 25th (Sat), walk around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns, and finally take in the views from Swinging Bridge.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mountain View sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Eureka Springs to Mountain View takes 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Mountain View are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks · Nature · Nightlife · Museums

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