8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Texarkana
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Russellville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Harrison
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Eureka Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Fayetteville
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Eureka Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Fort Smith
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
End: Houston

1
night
Texarkana

Texarkana
Texarkana is a city in Bowie County, Texas, United States, located in the Ark-La-Tex region. For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Texarkana tour planner.

Houston to Texarkana is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Houston in July, expect little chillier with lows of 72°F in Texarkana. You'll set off for Hot Springs on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Texarkana

Museums Parks Shopping

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hot Springs National Park as well as Hot Springs Mountain Tower. On the 11th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), stop by Bathhouse Soapery, view the masterpieces at Artists' Workshop Gallery, then admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Hot Springs Mountain Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hot Springs National Park.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Texarkana to Hot Springs takes 2 hours. In July in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Russellville.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center
Hot Springs National Park ©
Hot Springs National Park

1
night
Russellville

Russellville
Russellville is the county seat and largest city in Pope County, Arkansas, United States, with a population of 27,920, according to the 2010 Census. For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Russellville online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Russellville takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Russellville can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Harrison.

Things to do in Russellville

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Glory Hole Trail and Waterfall

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night
Harrison

Harrison
Harrison is a city in Boone County, Arkansas, United States. Make your Harrison itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Russellville to Harrison takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Harrison are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. You'll set off for Eureka Springs on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Harrison

Parks Nature Outdoors

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night
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.
On the 14th (Sun), walk around Basin Spring Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, then identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, and finally appreciate the history behind Christ of the Ozarks.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Eureka Springs trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Harrison to Eureka Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Eureka Springs can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Christ of the Ozarks ©
Christ of the Ozarks

few
hours
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Terra Studios as well as Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, take in nature's colorful creations at Fayetteville Downtown Square & Gardens, and then expand your horizons at Terra Studios.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Fayetteville trip maker site .

Getting from Eureka Springs to Fayetteville by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Fayetteville, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 66°F at night. You will leave for Fort Smith on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Classes Shopping

Side Trip

Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Terra Studios ©
Terra Studios
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel

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Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs ©
To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Eureka Springs driving holiday planning website .

You can drive from Fayetteville to Eureka Springs in 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for Fort Smith.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Quigley's Castle ©
Quigley's Castle

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night
Fort Smith

Fort Smith ©
Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Miss Laura's Visitor Center, The Clayton House and Choctaw Casino. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get all the information you need at Miss Laura's Visitor Center, don't miss a visit to The Clayton House, and then try to win big at Choctaw Casino.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort Smith trip planner .

Drive from Eureka Springs to Fort Smith in 2 hours. When traveling from Eureka Springs in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Fort Smith, with highs around 93°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Smith

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trip

Choctaw Casino
Highlights from your plan
Choctaw Casino ©
Choctaw Casino
The Clayton House ©
The Clayton House
Miss Laura's Visitor Center ©
Miss Laura's Visitor Center

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