9 days in Okolona, Hot Springs & Eureka Springs Itinerary

9 days in Okolona, Hot Springs & Eureka Springs Itinerary

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9 days in Okolona, Hot Springs & Eureka Springs Itinerary

Start: Eureka Springs
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Okolona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Eureka Springs
— 4 nights
End: Eureka Springs

2
nights
Okolona

Okolona ©
Okolona is a town in Clark County, Arkansas, United States. You've now added Rowdy Adventures to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): go deep underground at Crater of Diamonds State Park, then look for gifts at Hawkins General Store, and then see the interesting displays at Ka Do Ha Indian Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): stroll through Rowdy Adventures and then immerse yourself in nature at Daisy State Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Okolona trip planner .

Eureka Springs to Okolona is an approximately 5-hour car ride. In March, Okolona is a bit warmer than Eureka Springs - with highs of 69°F and lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Okolona

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Murfreesboro, Daisy State Park
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Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Daisy State Park ©
Daisy State Park
Ka Do Ha Indian Village ©
Ka Do Ha Indian Village

2
nights
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Oaklawn Racing & Gaming. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): get answers to all your questions at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: bet on a winner at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, have fun and explore at Mid-America Science Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Bathhouse Row.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hot Springs tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Okolona to Hot Springs takes 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Hot Springs are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Tours Adventure
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Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center
Bathhouse Row ©
Bathhouse Row
Zipline

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Talking Rocks Cavern, Branson Zipline at Wolfe Mountain and Fast Lane Entertainment. Let the collections at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and Museum of Native American History capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Eureka Springs side-trips: Branson (Branson Dinosaur Museum, Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, & more) and Dogwood Canyon Nature Park (in Lampe). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, explore the activities along Table Rock Lake, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Eureka Springs trip planner.

Drive from Hot Springs to Eureka Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Hot Springs, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Eureka Springs, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Branson, Bentonville, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, Fast Lane Entertainment, Table Rock Lake
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Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©