9 days in Arkansas Itinerary

9 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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Eureka Springs
— 1 night
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Heber Springs
— 2 nights
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Hot Springs
— 2 nights
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Murfreesboro
— 3 nights

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Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs ©

Little Switzerland of America

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 9th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, then appreciate the history behind Christ of the Ozarks, then whizz through the canopy at Ozark Mountain Ziplines, and finally explore the activities along Beaver Lake. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Onyx Cave Park, identify plant and animal life at Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, then kick back and relax at Moonshine Beach, and finally admire the majestic nature at Table Rock State Park.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Eureka Springs day trip app.

Dallas to Eureka Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in August, with highs in Eureka Springs at 85°F and lows at 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Heber Springs.

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Heber Springs

Heber Springs ©
Heber Springs is a city in Cleburne County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): hike along Mossy Bluff Buckeye Trail, get interesting insight from Loco Ropes, catch a live performance at Ozark Folk Center State Park, then Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns, and finally snap pictures at Swinging Bridge. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Sandy Beach, take in the pleasant sights at Collins Creek Cascade, then look for gifts at Ozark Country Market, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Greers Ferry Lake.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Heber Springs trip builder.

Getting from Eureka Springs to Heber Springs by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hot Springs.

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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Water Body
Greers Ferry Lake
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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ouachita, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anthony Chapel, then take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, and finally learn about winemaking at The Winery of Hot Springs. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse, make a trip to Bathhouse Row, take in the exciting artwork at Artists' Workshop Gallery, take in the awesome beauty at Hot Springs Mountain, then enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower, and finally explore the striking landscape of Dapper & Debonaire.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hot Springs online attractions planner.

Getting from Heber Springs to Hot Springs by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Murfreesboro.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Spas
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Zipline
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Murfreesboro

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Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Albert Pike Recreation Area, then immerse yourself in nature at Daisy State Park, then look for gifts at Hawkins General Store, and finally admire the majestic nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home, then admire the majestic nature at Historic Washington State Park, then examine the collection at Ka Do Ha Indian Village, and finally explore the activities along Lake Greeson.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Murfreesboro tour itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Hot Springs to Murfreesboro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Murfreesboro, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 68°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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Daisy State Park
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