8 days in Northwest Arkansas, Branson & McAlester Itinerary

8 days in Northwest Arkansas, Branson & McAlester Itinerary

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8 days in Northwest Arkansas, Branson & McAlester Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Drive:  6​h
1
Bentonville
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Rogers
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Branson
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Bentonville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
McAlester
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Dallas

2
nights
Bentonville

Bentonville
Primarily known as the home of Walmart’s corporate headquarters, Bentonville embodies small-town America.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): walk around Bentonville Town Square, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Native American History, and then admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange, then take in nature's colorful creations at Fayetteville Downtown Square & Gardens, then get curious at Scott Family Amazeum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bentonville itinerary maker site .

Dallas to Bentonville is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dallas in October; daily highs in Bentonville reach 72°F and lows reach 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Rogers.

Things to do in Bentonville

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fayetteville Downtown Square & Gardens, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
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Museum of Native American History ©
The Walmart Museum ©
The Walmart Museum

few
hours
Rogers

Rogers ©
Rogers is a city in Benton County, Arkansas, United States. On the 7th (Mon), look for gifts at Samaritan Shop and then admire the striking features of War Eagle Mill.

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Rogers is just a stone's throw from Bentonville. In October, daily temperatures in Rogers can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Rogers

Shopping
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Samaritan Shop ©
Samaritan Shop
War Eagle Mill ©
War Eagle Mill

1
night
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Branson trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Rogers to Branson by car takes about 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 50°F. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Shopping
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College of the Ozarks ©
College of the Ozarks
Pepper Palace- Branson ©
Pepper Palace- Branson

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 8th (Tue): take a stroll through Eureka Springs Historical Downtown, walk around Basin Spring Park, and then take in the exciting artwork at The Birdcage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): explore the activities along Beaver Lake, indulge your taste buds at Railway Winery @ Trestle 71-7, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, and finally pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Eureka Springs itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Branson to Eureka Springs takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Bentonville.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Christ of the Ozarks ©
Christ of the Ozarks

1
night
Bentonville

Bentonville
For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bentonville driving holiday site .

You can drive from Eureka Springs to Bentonville in an hour. On the 11th (Fri), you're off toMcAlester.

Things to do in Bentonville

Parks Outdoors Museums

1
night
McAlester

McAlester ©
McAlester is a city in and county seat of Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Arrowhead State Park and then stop by Lovera's Italian Market.

Make your McAlester itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Bentonville to McAlester in 3 hours. Traveling from Bentonville in October, expect nights in McAlester to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 78°F. On the 12th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in McAlester

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Arrowhead State Park, Lovera's Italian Market
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Arrowhead State Park ©
Arrowhead State Park

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