5 days in Arkansas Itinerary

5 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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5 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Eureka Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jasper
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: New Orleans

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): stroll through Basin Spring Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Spring Heritage Center.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Eureka Springs route planning site .

New Orleans to Eureka Springs is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in October, expect little chillier with lows of 51°F in Eureka Springs. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Jasper.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rogers
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Blue Spring Heritage Center ©
Blue Spring Heritage Center
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Hobbs State Park ©
Hobbs State Park

1
night
Jasper

Jasper ©
Jasper is a city in Newton County, Arkansas, United States. On the 6th (Sat), Head underground at Mystic Caverns, then trek along Lost Valley Hiking Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arkansas Grand Canyon.

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Drive from Eureka Springs to Jasper in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Jasper

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Lost Valley Hiking Trail, Mystic Caverns
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Arkansas Grand Canyon ©
Arkansas Grand Canyon
Mystic Caverns ©
Mystic Caverns

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Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns, then stroll through Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, and finally make a trip to The Old Mill.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mountain View trip planner .

You can drive from Jasper to Mountain View in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Blanchard Springs Caverns
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Blanchard Springs Caverns ©
Blanchard Springs Caverns
Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Blanchard Springs Recreation Area ©

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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 8th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Ouachita National Forest, look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, and then hike along Grand Promenade.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hot Springs planner .

Drive from Mountain View to Hot Springs in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Hot Springs are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Bathhouse Soapery ©
Bathhouse Soapery

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