9 days in Arkansas Itinerary

9 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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9 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  8​h
1
Little Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Eureka Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): snap pictures at Junction Bridge. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Anthony Chapel and then trek along Grand Promenade.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Little Rock online travel route planner .

New York City to Little Rock is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Little Rock hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hot Springs
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Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Pinnacle Mountain State Park ©
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade

1
night
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. On the 13th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mountain View trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Little Rock to Mountain View by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Little Rock in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mountain View, with lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Nightlife

Side Trips

Blanchard Springs Caverns, St. Mary's Catholic Church
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Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

3
nights
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.
Head to Cosmic Cavern and Zarks Fine Design Galleryfor some retail therapy. Get outdoors at Arkansas Grand Canyon and Blue Spring Heritage Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eureka Springs: Pea Ridge National Military Park (in Garfield) and Lost Valley Hiking Trail (in Ponca). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, shop like a local with The Birdcage, look for gifts at Fresh Harvest Tasting Room - Eureka Springs, and identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.

For maps and other tourist information, use the Eureka Springs online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Eureka Springs takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Pea Ridge National Military Park, Arkansas Grand Canyon, Cosmic Cavern, Lost Valley Trail
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Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Arkansas Grand Canyon ©
Arkansas Grand Canyon
Pea Ridge National Military Park ©
Pea Ridge National Military Park

2
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Devil's Den State Park, admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Peel Mansion Museum & Heritage Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of The Walmart Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at 21c Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fayetteville trip maker website .

Drive from Eureka Springs to Fayetteville in 1.5 hours. June in Fayetteville sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bentonville, Devil's Den State Park, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
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Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
Devil's Den State Park ©
Devil's Den State Park

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