9 days in Little Rock & Bentonville Itinerary

9 days in Little Rock & Bentonville Itinerary

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9 days in Little Rock & Bentonville Itinerary

Start: Little Rock
1
Little Rock
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Bentonville
— 3 nights
3
Bentonville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Little Rock

3
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old State House Museum and Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum and Heifer Village (Heifer International). Change things up with these side-trips from Little Rock: Hot Springs (Grand Promenade, Lake Catherine State Park, & more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Arkansas Arts Center, take in the views from Junction Bridge, appreciate the history behind Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument, and get curious at Museum Of Discovery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Little Rock day trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Little Rock. In June, daily temperatures in Little Rock can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bentonville.

Things to do in Little Rock

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trips

Hot Springs, Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum
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Heifer Village (Heifer International) ©
Old State House Museum ©
Old State House Museum
Esse Purse Museum & Store ©
Esse Purse Museum & Store

3
nights
Bentonville

Bentonville
Primarily known as the home of Walmart’s corporate headquarters, Bentonville embodies small-town America.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): hike along Slaughter Pen Hollow Multi-Use Trail System, admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange, then admire the masterpieces at 21c Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, examine the collection at Bud Walton Arena Hall of Champions Museum, then take in the history at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Heartwood Gallery.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bentonville tour planning tool .

Getting from Little Rock to Bentonville by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. In June, daily temperatures in Bentonville can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bentonville.

Things to do in Bentonville

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trips

Fayetteville, Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
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2
nights
Bentonville

Bentonville ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel and then hike along Tanyard Creek Nature Trail. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Afton Station Packard Museum, then stop by Zena Suri Alpacas, then learn about winemaking at Tontitown Winery, and finally walk around Bentonville Town Square.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Bentonville tour itinerary builder .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bentonville

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Carthage, Bella Vista, Afton Station Packard Museum, Tontitown Winery, Zena Suri Alpacas
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Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©
Tanyard Creek Nature Trail ©
Tanyard Creek Nature Trail
Tontitown Winery ©
Tontitown Winery

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