8 days in Hot Springs, Memphis & Williamstown Itinerary

8 days in Hot Springs, Memphis & Williamstown Itinerary

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8 days in Hot Springs, Memphis & Williamstown Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Williamstown
— 1 night
Fly:  4​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 22nd (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Cedar Glades, explore the activities along Lake Ouachita, and then stop by Dapper & Debonaire.

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Austin to Hot Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Austin in June: highs in Hot Springs hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center
Zipline

3
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Visit National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and The Peabody Ducks for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Sun Studio and Hampson Museum State Park. Step out of Memphis with an excursion to Horseshoe Casino in Tunica--about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Memphis Zoo, examine the collection at Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, explore the galleries of Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center, and make a trip to Beale Street.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Memphis travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Hot Springs to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Memphis, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Williamstown.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Southland Park Gaming and Racing, Horseshoe Tunica, Hampson Archeological Museum State Park
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica

1
night
Williamstown

Williamstown
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. On the 28th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Ark Encounter, explore the activities along O'Neil Landing, and then get outside with EarthJOY Tree Adventures. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at The Ridge Winery Tasting Room, then admire the majestic nature at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, and then take an in-depth tour of William Arnold Log House.

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Fly from Memphis to Williamstown in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Memphis to Williamstown, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Memphis in June; daily highs in Williamstown reach 83°F and lows reach 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Williamstown

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, O'Neil Landing, EarthJOY Tree Adventures, The Ridge Winery Tasting Room
Highlights from your plan
Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
The Ridge Winery Tasting Room ©
The Ridge Winery Tasting Room
EarthJOY Tree Adventures ©
EarthJOY Tree Adventures

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