8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Texarkana
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Murfreesboro
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hot Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Texarkana

1
day
Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park, get your game on at Dino Dig, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Greeson.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Murfreesboro online trip maker .

Texarkana to Murfreesboro is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In May in Murfreesboro, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Dino Dig ©
Dino Dig

4
nights
Hot Springs

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Magazine State Park. Escape the urban bustle at Zipline and Hot Springs National Park. Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) and William J. Clinton Presidential Library will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to The Old Mill (in North Little Rock) and Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site (in Little Rock). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take an in-depth tour of Gangster Museum of America, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Hot Springs route planner.

You can drive from Murfreesboro to Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Hot Springs can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Little Rock, The Old Mill, Mount Magazine State Park
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Spas
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel

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 1st (Sat): walk around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mountain View online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Hot Springs to Mountain View by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Hot Springs in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Mountain View, with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Eureka 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

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, then take an in-depth tour of The Walmart Museum, then explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Eureka Springs Historical Downtown, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, and finally appreciate the history behind Christ of the Ozarks.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Eureka Springs online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Mountain View to Eureka Springs by car takes about 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Eureka Springs are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Bentonville, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©

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