5 days in Arkansas Itinerary

5 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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5 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Sioux City
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Little Rock
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
End: Sioux City

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Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
To see other places to visit and tourist information, read our Little Rock trip site .

Sioux City to Little Rock is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sioux City in July; daily highs in Little Rock reach 92°F and lows reach 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites Museums
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Little Rock Central High School ©
Little Rock Central High School

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Hot Springs

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
On the 1st (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row, then steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), then pause for some serene contemplation at Anthony Chapel, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hot Springs online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Little Rock to Hot Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hot Springs are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Spas Parks
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Spas & Wellness
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) ©
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center)
Bathhouse Row ©
Bathhouse Row

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Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. On the 2nd (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, then Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns, and then make a trip to The Old Mill.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mountain View road trip planner.

Drive from Hot Springs to Mountain View in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Eureka 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

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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.
On the 3rd (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, then take an in-depth tour of The Walmart Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Beaver Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Eureka Springs road trip planning website .

Drive from Mountain View to Eureka Springs in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Bentonville
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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel

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