9 days in Bentonville Itinerary

9 days in Bentonville Itinerary

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9 days in Bentonville Itinerary

Start: Bakersfield
Drive:  23​h 15​min
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Bentonville
— 6 nights
Drive:  23​h 15​min
End: Bakersfield

6
nights
Bentonville

Bentonville ©
Primarily known as the home of Walmart’s corporate headquarters, Bentonville embodies small-town America.
Fort Smith National Historic Site and Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and Pea Ridge National Military Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Bentonville's surroundings by going to Joplin (Bonnie and Clyde's Joplin Garage Apartment Hideout, Grand Falls, & more), Devil's Den State Park (in West Fork) and Bluff Dwellers Cave (in Noel). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Roaring River State Park, Head underground at War Eagle Cavern on Beaver Lake, stroll through Tanyard Creek Nature Trail, and take in the history at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bentonville tour site .

Bakersfield to Bentonville is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Bakersfield in June, expect nights in Bentonville to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bentonville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bella Vista, Joplin, Fayetteville, Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Fort Smith National Historic Site
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Devil's Den State Park ©
Devil's Den State Park
Fort Smith National Historic Site ©
Fort Smith National Historic Site

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