8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Little Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Jasper
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Austin

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Lake Catherine State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): admire the striking features of Anthony Chapel and then get in on the family fun at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Hot Springs trip builder .

Austin to Hot Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. When traveling from Austin in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Hot Springs: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake Catherine State Park ©
Lake Catherine State Park
Ouachita National Forest ©
Ouachita National Forest
Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade

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 18th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Arkansas State Capitol, then engage your brain at Museum Of Discovery, then examine the collection at Esse Purse Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Old State House Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at The Arkansas River Trail, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Little Rock online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Little Rock takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Jasper.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pinnacle Mountain State Park ©
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Museum Of Discovery ©
Museum Of Discovery
Arkansas State Capitol ©
Arkansas State Capitol

1
night
Jasper

Jasper ©
Jasper is a city in Newton County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lost Valley Hiking Trail, identify plant and animal life at Arkansas Grand Canyon, and then don't miss a visit to Spring Street Arts.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Jasper trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Little Rock to Jasper takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Little Rock in June, expect little chillier with lows of 65°F in Jasper. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Jasper

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Lost Valley Hiking Trail
Highlights from your plan
Arkansas Grand Canyon ©
Arkansas Grand Canyon
Spring Street Arts ©
Spring Street Arts

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Cosmic Cavern and then get interesting insight from Starkey Marina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): stroll through Basin Spring Park, take in the exciting artwork at Iris at the Basin Park, then explore the activities along Lake Leatherwood, and finally identify plant and animal life at Blue Spring Heritage Center.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Eureka Springs day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jasper to Eureka Springs takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Eureka Springs can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Outdoors Transportation

Side Trip

Cosmic Cavern
Highlights from your plan
Cosmic Cavern ©
Cosmic Cavern
Starkey Marina ©
Starkey Marina
Lake Leatherwood ©
Lake Leatherwood

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