44 days in Arkansas Itinerary

44 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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44 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Little Rock
1
Little Rock
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hot Springs
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Murfreesboro
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Morrilton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Paris
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Fort Smith
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Eureka Springs
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Harrison
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Mountain View
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
West Memphis
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Little Rock

5
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pinnacle Mountain State Park and Museum Of Discovery. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, get engrossed in the history at Little Rock Central High School, examine the collection at Heifer Village (Heifer International), and admire the majestic nature at Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Little Rock tour itinerary planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Little Rock. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

North Little Rock, Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 29:
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Big Dam Bridge ©
Big Dam Bridge
Museum Of Discovery ©
Museum Of Discovery
Wild River Country ©
Wild River Country

8
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Magic Springs Theme and Water Park and Mid-America Science Museum. Step out of Hot Springs with an excursion to Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines in Mount Ida--about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, get interesting insight from Tours, steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hot Springs journey planner.

You can drive from Little Rock to Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Murfreesboro.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 7:
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Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Mid-America Science Museum ©
Mid-America Science Museum
Magic Springs Theme and Water Park ©

4
nights
Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro ©
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like Crater of Diamonds State Park and Albert Pike Recreation Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Murfreesboro: Historic Washington State Park (in Washington), President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home (in Hope) and Rowdy Adventures (in Okolona). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Greeson, look for gifts at Hawkins General Store, get a sense of history and politics at State Line Post Office and Federal Building, and get your game on at Dino Dig.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Murfreesboro online vacation planner .

Getting from Hot Springs to Murfreesboro by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Murfreesboro are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Morrilton.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

State Line Post Office and Federal Building, Daisy State Park, Albert Pike Recreation Area, Historic Washington State Park, President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Greeson ©
Lake Greeson
Albert Pike Recreation Area ©
Albert Pike Recreation Area
Ka Do Ha Indian Village ©
Ka Do Ha Indian Village

2
nights
Morrilton

Morrilton ©
Morrilton is a city in Conway County, Arkansas, United States, less than northwest of Little Rock. On the 12th (Thu), trek along Petit Jean State Park, then meet the residents at Barnyard Friends Peting Zoo, and then do a tasting at Movie House Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Lake Dardanelle State Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Lake Dardenelle State Park.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Morrilton trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Murfreesboro to Morrilton in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Morrilton

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Dardenelle State Park, Lake Dardanelle State Park
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
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Petit Jean State Park ©
Petit Jean State Park
Movie House Winery ©
Movie House Winery
Lake Dardenelle State Park ©
Lake Dardenelle State Park

3
nights
Paris

Paris ©
Paris is a city in Logan County, Arkansas, United States, and serves as the county seat for the northern district of Logan County; its southern district counterpart is Booneville. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Turner Bend Outfitters in Ozark, approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Mount Magazine State Park, learn about winemaking at Wiederkehr Wine Cellars, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower Park Paris Arkansas, and ponder the world of politics at Logan County Courthouse.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paris holiday planner .

You can drive from Morrilton to Paris in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fort Smith.

Things to do in Paris

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Altus, Turner Bend Outfitters
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Wiederkehr Wine Cellars ©
Wiederkehr Wine Cellars
Mount Magazine State Park ©
Mount Magazine State Park
Turner Bend Outfitters ©
Turner Bend Outfitters

3
nights
Fort Smith

Fort Smith ©
Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Smith: Fayetteville (Fayetteville Downtown Square & Gardens, Northwest Arkansas Mall, & more) and Devil's Den State Park (in West Fork). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Fort Smith National Historic Site, look for gifts at A to Z, hike along Lake Alma Hiking Trail, and don't miss a visit to The Clayton House.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fort Smith travel app .

Getting from Paris to Fort Smith by car takes about an hour. In July in Fort Smith, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Fort Smith

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Fayetteville, Alma, Devil's Den State Park, Drennan-Scott Historic Site
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Alma Hiking Trail ©
Lake Alma Hiking Trail
Fort Smith National Historic Site ©
Fort Smith National Historic Site
Devil's Den State Park ©
Devil's Den State Park

7
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.
Bring the kids along to Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and Rogers Aquatic Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Eureka Springs: Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel (in Bella Vista), Bentonville (Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, The Walmart Museum, & more) and Rogers (War Eagle Mill, Lake Atalanta, & more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, explore the activities along Lake Leatherwood, appreciate the history behind Christ of the Ozarks, and do a tasting at Railway Winery @ Trestle 71-7.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Eureka Springs day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Fort Smith to Eureka Springs takes 2 hours. Traveling from Fort Smith in July, expect nights in Eureka Springs to be about the same, around 69°F, while days are little chillier, around 87°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Harrison.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Bentonville, Rogers, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Amazeum ©
Amazeum

3
nights
Harrison

Harrison ©
Harrison is a city in Boone County, Arkansas, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Harrison: Bull Shoals (Bull Shoals Caverns & Bull Shoals Lake Boat Dock) and Jasper (Arkansas Grand Canyon, Hilary Jones Wildlife Museum, & more). Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Buffalo National River.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Harrison trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Eureka Springs to Harrison by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mountain View.

Things to do in Harrison

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Jasper, Bull Shoals
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo National River ©
Buffalo National River
Arkansas Grand Canyon ©
Arkansas Grand Canyon
Hilary Jones Wildlife Museum ©
Hilary Jones Wildlife Museum

3
nights
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mountain View: Fairfield Bay (The Bay Trails & Indian Hills Golf Course), Greers Ferry Lake (in Greers Ferry) and Natural Bridge (in Clinton). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Blanchard Springs Caverns, tour the pleasant surroundings at Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, don't miss a visit to The Old Mill, and immerse yourself in nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mountain View trip planner.

Traveling by car from Harrison to Mountain View takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Mountain View, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to West Memphis.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fairfield Bay, Natural Bridge, Blanchard Springs Caverns, Greers Ferry Lake
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Greers Ferry Lake ©
Greers Ferry Lake
Blanchard Springs Recreation Area ©
Blanchard Springs Recreation Area

5
nights
West Memphis

West Memphis ©
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Bring the kids along to Forrest L Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center and Mississippi River State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Craighead Forest Park (in Jonesboro), Hampson Museum State Park (in Wilson) and Dyess (Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash & Johnny Cash House). There's still lots to do: try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, get engrossed in the history at Sultana Disaster Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Village Creek State Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our West Memphis planner .

You can drive from Mountain View to West Memphis in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in West Memphis, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in West Memphis

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Jonesboro, Dyess, Mississippi River State Park, Sultana Disaster Museum, Village Creek State Park
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Craighead Forest Park ©
Craighead Forest Park
Mississippi River State Park ©
Mississippi River State Park

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