8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Tulsa
Drive:  3​h
1
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Hot Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Murfreesboro
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Tulsa

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bentonville (The Walmart Museum, Scott Family Amazeum, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks, explore the activities along Beaver Lake, and look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Eureka Springs trip maker tool .

Tulsa to Eureka Springs is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Tulsa in July, plan for little chillier days in Eureka Springs, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Bentonville
Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Scott Family Amazeum ©
Scott Family Amazeum

1
night
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): 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 find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mountain View road trip planning app .

You can drive from Eureka Springs to Mountain View in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Mountain View are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hot Springs.

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
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mid-America Science Museum and Zipline. Step out of Hot Springs to go to Little Rock and see William J. Clinton Presidential Library, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), and enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Hot Springs takes 3 hours. In July in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Murfreesboro.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

William J. Clinton Presidential Library
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William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©
Mid-America Science Museum ©
Mid-America Science Museum
Zipline

1
night
Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. On the 20th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park, examine the collection at Ka Do Ha Indian Village, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Greeson.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Murfreesboro trip builder .

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Murfreesboro takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Ka Do Ha Indian Village ©
Ka Do Ha Indian Village

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