9 days in Arkansas Itinerary

9 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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9 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Carthage
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Murfreesboro
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Carthage

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 Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, Ron Coleman's Crystal Mine and The Big Chill. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): join in the after-dark buzz at The Big Chill.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs online tour itinerary planner .

Carthage to Hot Springs is an approximately 4-hour car ride. In May, daily temperatures in Hot Springs can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Murfreesboro.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Ouachita National Forest ©
Ouachita National Forest
The Galaxy Connection ©
The Galaxy Connection
Artists' Workshop Gallery ©
Artists' Workshop Gallery

7
nights
Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. Your list of things to see and do now includes Crater of Diamonds State Park, BigFoot Speedway, Board Camp Crystal Mine, and other attractions. Discover out-of-the-way places like Albert Pike Recreation Area and Dino Dig. It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Ka Do Ha Indian Village and stop by Hawkins General Store.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Murfreesboro trip builder tool .

Drive from Hot Springs to Murfreesboro in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 58°F. On the 1st (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Fun & Games Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines, BigFoot Speedway, Board Camp Crystal Mine, Albert Pike Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Dino Dig ©
Dino Dig
Albert Pike Recreation Area ©
Albert Pike Recreation Area
Ka Do Ha Indian Village ©
Ka Do Ha Indian Village

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