9 days in Arkansas Itinerary

9 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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Murfreesboro
— 1 night
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Hot Springs
— 3 nights
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Morrilton
— 1 night
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Mountain View
— 1 night
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Eureka Springs
— 2 nights

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Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): stop by Hawkins General Store, stroll through Crater of Diamonds State Park, then get your game on at Dino Dig, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Greeson.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Murfreesboro trip planner.

Salt Lake City to Murfreesboro is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in April; daily highs in Murfreesboro reach 72°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Dino Dig ©
Dino Dig
Hawkins General Store ©
Hawkins General Store

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hot Springs side-trips: Little Rock (Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument, Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, &more). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, get advice or help at Fordyce Bathhouse, look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, and get your game on at 4D Adventure.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Murfreesboro to Hot Springs takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Morrilton.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Zipline

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Morrilton

Morrilton ©
Morrilton is a city in Conway County, Arkansas, United States, less than northwest of Little Rock. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): hike along Seven Hollows Trail, trek along Petit Jean State Park, and then trek along Bear Cave Trail.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Morrilton online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Morrilton takes 1.5 hours. In May in Morrilton, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mountain View.

Things to do in Morrilton

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Petit Jean State Park ©
Petit Jean State Park
Bear Cave Trail ©
Bear Cave Trail

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Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): stroll around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns, and finally snap pictures at Swinging Bridge.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mountain View tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Morrilton to Mountain View takes 2 hours. May in Mountain View sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks · Nature · Nightlife · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, stop by Soap Stop & Body Shop, then explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, then get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum, and finally walk around Bentonville Town Square. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Eureka Springs Historical Downtown, look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, and then pause for some photo ops at Christ of the Ozarks.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Eureka Springs trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Mountain View to Eureka Springs in 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Eureka Springs are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art ©
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel

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