9 days in Eureka Springs, Ozark & Hot Springs Itinerary

9 days in Eureka Springs, Ozark & Hot Springs Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Arkansas sightseeing planner

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Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
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Ozark
— 1 night
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Hot Springs
— 5 nights
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Eureka Springs

— 2 nights

Little Switzerland of America

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 25th (Sat), get your game on at TNT Old Time Photo, cool off at Silver Dollar City, and then have some family-friendly fun at Buster's Old Time Photos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Eureka Springs driving holiday planner.

Lafayette to Eureka Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lafayette in July; daily highs in Eureka Springs reach 87°F and lows reach 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ozark.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Ozark

— 1 night
Ozark is a city in Franklin County, Arkansas, United States and one of the county's two seats of government. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): do a tasting at Wiederkehr Wine Cellars.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ozark road trip planner.

Getting from Eureka Springs to Ozark by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Eureka Springs in July, you will find days in Ozark are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are about the same (73°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Ozark

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Hot Springs

— 5 nights

Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Attractions like Fordyce Bathhouse and Lake Ouachita make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hot Springs: Little Rock (Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, William J. Clinton Presidential Library, &more) and Murfreesboro (Dino Dig & Crater of Diamonds State Park). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens, find something for the whole family at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, see the interesting displays at The Galaxy Connection, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hot Springs Mountain.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hot Springs trip builder app.

Drive from Ozark to Hot Springs in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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