9 days in Arkansas Itinerary

9 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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9 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Tyler
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Little Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Mountain View
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Mountain Home
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 15​min
End: Tyler

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 12th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Artists' Workshop Gallery, hike along Grand Promenade, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Superior Bathhouse Brewery and Distillery, then look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Anthony Chapel.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hot Springs journey planner .

Tyler to Hot Springs is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Little Rock.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Bathhouse Soapery ©
Bathhouse Soapery
Artists' Workshop Gallery ©
Artists' Workshop Gallery

2
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Painted Tree Vintage Market and Museum of Automobiles. Get some cultural insight at Esse Purse Museum and MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History. Get out of town with these interesting Little Rock side-trips: Woolly Hollow State Park (in Greenbrier) and Arkansas Railroad Museum (in Pine Bluff). There's still lots to do: stroll through Two Rivers Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and appreciate the history behind Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Little Rock road trip website .

Drive from Hot Springs to Little Rock in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April, daily temperatures in Little Rock can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Little Rock

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Arkansas Railroad Museum, Museum of Automobiles, Room Escape Games, Woolly Hollow State Park, Painted Tree Vintage Market
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Esse Purse Museum ©
Esse Purse Museum
Museum of Automobiles ©
Museum of Automobiles

3
nights
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fiddlin' Around Escape Rooms as well as Mellon's Country Store. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Mark Martin Museum, examine the collection at Old Independence Regional Museum, look for gifts at Ozark Country Market, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Catholic Church, then don't miss a visit to Peace Pole, and finally look for gifts at Mellon's Country Store. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Natural Bridge and then stroll through The Bay Trails.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Mountain View road trip site .

Getting from Mountain Home to Mountain View by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Little Rock.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Batesville, Ozark Country Market, The Bay Trails, Natural Bridge, St. Mary's Catholic Church
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Ozark Country Market ©
Ozark Country Market
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Old Independence Regional Museum ©
Old Independence Regional Museum

1
day
Mountain Home

Mountain Home ©
Mountain Home is a small city in and the county seat of Baxter County, Arkansas, United States, in the southern Ozark Mountains near the northern state border with Missouri. On the 18th (Thu), do a tasting at Raimondo Winery, then get lost in a book at Donald W. Reynolds Library, and then trek along David's Trail.

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Drive from Mountain View to Mountain Home in 1.5 hours. In April in Mountain Home, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mountain Home

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Donald W. Reynolds Library ©
Donald W. Reynolds Library

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