6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Arkansas Trip Planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Austin
Drive:  8 h
1
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Little Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Eureka Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  10 h 15 min
End: Austin

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at 4D Adventure, get all the information you need at Fordyce Bathhouse, then stop by Bathhouse Soapery, and finally sample the fine beverages at Superior Bathhouse Brewery and Distillery.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hot Springs online route planner.

Austin to Hot Springs is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Austin in September, things will get slightly colder in Hot Springs: highs are around 88°F and lows about 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Bathhouse Soapery ©
Bathhouse Soapery
Superior Bathhouse Brewery and Distillery ©
Superior Bathhouse Brewery and Distillery
Fordyce Bathhouse ©
Fordyce Bathhouse

1
night
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Mount Holly Cemetery, shop like a local with River Market District, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Diamond Bear Brewing Company.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read Little Rock trip planner.

Getting from Hot Springs to Little Rock by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. September in Little Rock sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
River Market District ©
River Market District
Mount Holly Cemetery ©
Mount Holly Cemetery

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 21st (Thu): stop by Fresh Harvest Tasting Room - Eureka Springs and then witness the site of a historic battle at Pea Ridge National Military Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Moonshine Beach.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Eureka Springs trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Little Rock to Eureka Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Little Rock in September: highs in Eureka Springs hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Branson, Pea Ridge National Military Park, Top of the Rock Golf Course
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Pea Ridge National Military Park ©
Pea Ridge National Military Park
Grand Village Shops ©
Grand Village Shops
Top of the Rock Golf Course ©
Top of the Rock Golf Course

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 sights Preferences: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: September, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Little Rock BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: July, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 8 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights Preferences: October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights 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 7 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, relaxing, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: November, kids, relaxing, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 31 days in Arkansas BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA August, kids, outdoors, museums, popular sights Preferences: August, kids, outdoors, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Little Rock, Detroit & Nashville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, teens, culture, outdoors, romantic, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, teens, culture, outdoors, romantic, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans