8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Wichita Falls
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Hot Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Wichita Falls

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 15th (Sat): look for gifts at Judge Roy Bean's Old Time Photos. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, explore the activities along Beaver Lake, then admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Walmart Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Eureka Springs day trip planning tool .

Wichita Falls to Eureka Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. When traveling from Wichita Falls in June, plan for slightly colder days in Eureka Springs, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

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

1
night
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 18th (Tue): examine the collection at Ozark Folk Center State Park, then Head underground at Blanchard Springs Caverns, and then stroll around Blanchard Springs Recreation Area.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mountain View trip planner.

Drive from Eureka Springs to Mountain View in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Mountain View can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature Nightlife

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

4
nights
Hot Springs

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hot Springs: Murfreesboro (Dino Dig & Crater of Diamonds State Park) and Little Rock (Esse Purse Museum, William J. Clinton Presidential Library, & more). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Gangster Museum of America, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hot Springs tour builder .

Traveling by car from Mountain View to Hot Springs takes 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Hot Springs when traveling from Mountain View in June, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Little Rock, Murfreesboro
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Room Escape Games
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Spas

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