8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Plainfield
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Plainfield
— Few hours
Fly:  8​h 30​min
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Eureka Springs
— 1 night
taxi + bus:  4​h
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Little Rock
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
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Gulfport
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Plainfield

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Plainfield

Plainfield ©
Plainfield is a town in Guilford, Liberty, and Washington townships, Hendricks County, Indiana, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pioneer Park and then hike along Sodalis Nature Park.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Plainfield online road trip planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Plainfield. May in Plainfield sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Plainfield

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Pioneer Park
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Sodalis Nature Park ©
Sodalis Nature Park
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park

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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.
To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Eureka Springs journey planner .

Traveling by car from Plainfield to Eureka Springs takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. On the 25th (Sat), you'll travel to Little Rock.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Nightlife Outdoors Parks

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Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): stroll through Big Dam Bridge, then admire the striking features of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, then examine the collection at Esse Purse Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Little Rock Central High School. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Little Rock Zoo, take an in-depth tour of Museum Of Discovery, and then stroll through Riverfront Park.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Eureka Springs to Little Rock takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Museum Of Discovery ©
Museum Of Discovery
Little Rock Zoo ©
Little Rock Zoo
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), admire the landmark architecture of Anthony Chapel, and then find something for the whole family at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf. On the next day, stop by Bathhouse Soapery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, and then find something for the whole family at Funtrackers Family Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hot Springs day trip site .

Traveling by car from Little Rock to Hot Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gulfport.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites
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Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf ©
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens

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Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Hattiesburg Zoo, then explore the engaging exhibits at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, and then pause for some photo ops at Joseph T. Jones Statue. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Gulf Islands National Seashore and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gulfport trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Hot Springs to Gulfport by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Hot Springs in May since evenings lows in Gulfport dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gulfport

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Gulf Islands National Seashore, Hattiesburg Zoo, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Ship Island
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Lynn Meadows Discovery Center ©
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Hattiesburg Zoo ©
Hattiesburg Zoo
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore