6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Hot Springs
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Bentonville Town Square, take an in-depth tour of The Walmart Museum, then stroll around Basin Spring Park, then identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Eureka Springs trip planner .

New York City to Eureka Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Eureka Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Eureka Springs sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bentonville, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
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Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

3
nights
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 (Thu), contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ouachita, and then admire the striking features of William J. Clinton Presidential Library. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower, get to know the fascinating history of Bathhouse Row, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hot Springs trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Eureka Springs to Hot Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

William J. Clinton Presidential Library
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Room Escape Games
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Spas

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