8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Wamego
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Harrison
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Wamego

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Wed), examine the collection at The Galaxy Connection and then learn about winemaking at The Winery of Hot Springs.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hot Springs route builder site .

Kansas City to Hot Springs is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May, daytime highs in Hot Springs are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade
The Winery of Hot Springs ©
The Winery of Hot Springs

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 31st (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mountain View trip builder website .

You can drive from Hot Springs to Mountain View in 3 hours. Traveling from Hot Springs in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 55°F in Mountain View. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Harrison.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

St. Mary's Catholic Church, Blanchard Springs Caverns
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Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

3
nights
Harrison

Harrison ©
Harrison is a city in Boone County, Arkansas, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Arkansas Grand Canyon and Lost Valley Hiking Trail. Get outdoors at Hawk's Bill Crag / Whitaker's Point Trailhead and Mystic Caverns. Change things up with a short trip to Spring Street Arts in Jasper (about 34 minutes away). Spend the 1st (Sat) exploring nature at Buffalo National River.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Harrison journey planning site .

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Harrison takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Harrison sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Harrison

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Jasper, Ponca
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Buffalo National River ©
Buffalo National River
Arkansas Grand Canyon ©
Arkansas Grand Canyon

2
nights
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 4th (Tue), paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Quicksilver Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Eureka Springs trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Harrison to Eureka Springs takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©

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