9 days in Murfreesboro, Hot Springs & Ozark Mountains Itinerary

9 days in Murfreesboro, Hot Springs & Ozark Mountains Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Arkansas holiday planner

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Murfreesboro
— 1 night
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Hot Springs
— 3 nights
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Jasper
— 4 nights
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Murfreesboro

— 1 night
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Dino Dig as well as Crater of Diamonds State Park. On the 19th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park and then get your game on at Dino Dig.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Murfreesboro day trip planning website.

Houston to Murfreesboro is an approximately 6-hour car ride. Traveling from Houston in July, plan for little chillier nights in Murfreesboro, with lows around 70°F. On the 20th (Tue), you're off to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Hot Springs

— 3 nights

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.
You've added Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines, Lake Ouachita, Hot Springs National Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. When in Hot Springs, make a side trip to see Crystal Vista in Mount Ida, approximately Mount Ida away. It doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Lake Catherine State Park and see the interesting displays at The Galaxy Connection.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hot Springs road trip planning app.

You can drive from Murfreesboro to Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Hot Springs can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Jasper.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Jasper

— 4 nights
Jasper is a city in Newton County, Arkansas, United States. Ozark-St. Francis National Forests has been added to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Jasper side-trips: Natural Bridge (in Clinton) and Hawk's Bill Crag / Whitaker's Point Trailhead (in Ponca). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Mystic Caverns, stroll through Lost Valley Trail, examine the collection at Emma's Museum of Junk, and make a trip to Spring Street Arts.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Jasper day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Jasper takes 3 hours. July in Jasper sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 68°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Jasper

Parks · Trails · Museums · Nature

Side Trips