7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

7 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lafayette
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Little Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
West Memphis
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 15 min
4
Bentonville
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Lafayette

2
nights
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 17th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Hot Springs Mountain Tower and then steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Bathhouse Row and then admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs travel route planner.

Lafayette to Hot Springs is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lafayette in November; daily highs in Hot Springs reach 62°F and lows reach 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks
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Fordyce Bathhouse ©
Fordyce Bathhouse
Bathhouse Row ©
Bathhouse Row
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens

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 19th (Sun): snap pictures at Big Dam Bridge, then steep yourself in history at William J. Clinton Presidential Library, and then steep yourself in history at The Old Mill. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Little Rock Zoo and then browse the exhibits of Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Little Rock trip builder website.

Drive from Hot Springs to Little Rock in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to West Memphis.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Old Mill
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William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©
William J. Clinton Presidential Library
The Old Mill ©
The Old Mill

1
night
West Memphis

West Memphis
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our West Memphis trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Little Rock to West Memphis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in West Memphis are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Bentonville.

Things to do in West Memphis

Fun & Games Casinos
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2
nights
Bentonville

Bentonville ©
Primarily known as the home of Walmart’s corporate headquarters, Bentonville embodies small-town America.
On the 22nd (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Spring Heritage Center. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Walmart Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Native American History, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, and finally admire the masterpieces at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read our Bentonville holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from West Memphis to Bentonville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. November in Bentonville sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bentonville

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Eureka Springs, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art ©
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel

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