10 days in Hot Springs & Eureka Springs Itinerary

10 days in Hot Springs & Eureka Springs Itinerary

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Hot Springs
— 6 nights
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Eureka Springs
— 3 nights
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Hot Springs

— 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hot Springs side-trips: Petit Jean State Park (in Morrilton) and Little Rock (Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, &more). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, try to win big at Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort, explore the striking landscape of Hot Springs National Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Hot Springs. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in March, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Eureka Springs

— 3 nights

Little Switzerland of America

Nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, the whole town of Eureka Springs is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum, then explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, then contemplate the waterfront views at Beaver Lake, and finally take a stroll through Eureka Springs Historical Downtown. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Christ of the Ozarks, stroll through Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Eureka Springs holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Eureka Springs in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Hot Springs in April, things will get a bit cooler in Eureka Springs: highs are around 68°F and lows about 47°F. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

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