6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States Trip Planner

©
You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Austin
Drive:  8​h
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Little Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
Austin

1
day
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 19th (Tue): get your game on at 4D Adventure, get answers to all your questions at Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), then look for gifts at Bathhouse Soapery, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Superior Bathhouse Brewery and Distillery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs vacation planner.

Austin to Hot Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, Hot Springs is little chillier than Austin - with highs of 86°F and lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Breweries Fun & Games
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Hot Springs.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center) ©
Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center)
Bathhouse Soapery
Bathhouse Soapery

1
day
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Holly Cemetery, then browse the eclectic array of goods at River Market District, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Diamond Bear Brewing Co./ Arkansas Ale House.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Little Rock sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Little Rock takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Little Rock can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Breweries Shopping Historic Sites
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Little Rock.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Mount Holly Cemetery ©
Mount Holly Cemetery
River Market District
River Market District

2
days
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 21st (Thu): stop by Fresh Harvest Tasting Room and then witness the site of a historic battle at Pea Ridge National Military Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Moonshine Beach and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Eureka Springs vacation planner.

Getting from Little Rock to Eureka Springs by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Little Rock in September, expect Eureka Springs to be little chillier, temps between 80°F and 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Branson, Top of the Rock Golf Course, Pea Ridge National Military Park
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Eureka Springs.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Moonshine Beach ©
Moonshine Beach
Pea Ridge National Military Park ©
Pea Ridge National Military Park
Grand Village Shops ©
Grand Village Shops

Similar Plans

10 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: May, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Little Rock BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA August, kids, outdoors, museums, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids, outdoors, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans