8 days in Southwest Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Arkansas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southwest Arkansas itinerary planner

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Fly to Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field, Drive to Murfreesboro
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Murfreesboro
— 1 night
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Hot Springs
— 6 nights
Drive to Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field, Fly to Central Nebraska Regional Airport

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Murfreesboro

— 1 night
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Greeson. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): go deep underground at Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines, stop by Hawkins General Store, and then admire the majestic nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Murfreesboro tour builder app.

Grand Island to Murfreesboro is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Island in September: high temperatures in Murfreesboro hover around 88°F and lows are around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Hot Springs

— 6 nights

Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Hot Springs National Park. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row, enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower, and explore the activities along Lake Ouachita.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hot Springs trip planning site.

You can drive from Murfreesboro to Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites