Mountain Home trip planner
Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free
Mountain Home is a small city in and the county seat of Baxter County, Arkansas, United States, in the southern Ozark Mountains near the northern state border with Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 12,448. A total of 41,307 persons lived within the city and micropolitan combined, which encompasses the majority of Baxter County.GeographyMountain Home is located in northern Arkansas at . It is the center of the Twin Lakes area, with Norfork Lake 15 minutes to the east and Bull Shoals Lake 20 minutes to the northwest. It is located within the Ozarks mountain range, in the Salem Plateau region.The city is located within 15 to 20 minutes of three rivers, the Buffalo National River, the White River and the North Fork River, which features the world-renowned Norfork Tailwater. These make the Mountain Home area one of the nation's top freshwater fishing destinations. Some creeks in the area with fishing access are Fall Creek, Dodd Creek, and Hicks Creek, with Fall Creek being the largest.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 30.4sqkm, all of it land.Add Mountain Home and other United States destinations to your travel plans using our United States trip builder site.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Mountain Home
Get a personalized planA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Mountain Home
Places to visit with Mountain Home
Recently planned trips to Mountain Home
4 days in North Central Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Hot Springs, Mountain Home & Little Rock BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Jacksonville & Mountain Home BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, popular sights Preferences: November, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Mountain Home BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Ozark Mountains & Hastings BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 44 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced