8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  7​h
1
Fayetteville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eureka Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Little Rock
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Tampa

1
night
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Devil's Den State Park.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fayetteville travel route site .

Tampa to Fayetteville is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tampa to Fayetteville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tampa in June: high temperatures in Fayetteville hover around 85°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bentonville, Devil's Den State Park, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
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Devil's Den State Park ©
Devil's Den State Park
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
Scott Family Amazeum ©
Scott Family Amazeum

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arkansas Grand Canyon and Pea Ridge National Military Park. Escape the urban bustle at Blue Spring Heritage Center and Cosmic Cavern. Change things up with a short trip to Lost Valley Hiking Trail in Ponca (about 58 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Leatherwood, stroll around Basin Spring Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, and view the masterpieces at Quicksilver Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Eureka Springs road trip planning tool .

Getting from Fayetteville to Eureka Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June in Eureka Springs, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cosmic Cavern, Pea Ridge National Military Park, Arkansas Grand Canyon, Lost Valley Trail
Highlights from your plan
Quicksilver Gallery ©
Quicksilver Gallery
Arkansas Grand Canyon ©
Arkansas Grand Canyon
Pea Ridge National Military Park ©
Pea Ridge National Military Park

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 20th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, make a trip to Peace Pole, take in the views from Swinging Bridge, then admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, and finally stroll around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mountain View online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Eureka Springs to Mountain View takes 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Mountain View are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Little Rock.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Nightlife

Side Trip

St. Mary's Catholic Church
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Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

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 21st (Fri): engage your brain at Museum Of Discovery, see the interesting displays at Heifer Village (Heifer International), then get a sense of history and politics at Arkansas State Capitol, and finally admire the majestic nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through The Arkansas River Trail and then contemplate the long history of Old State House Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Little Rock trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Little Rock takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mountain View in June since evenings lows in Little Rock dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Heifer Village (Heifer International) ©
Pinnacle Mountain State Park ©
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Old State House Museum ©
Old State House Museum

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