8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Indianapolis
Fly + Taxi:  7 h
1
Eureka Springs
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
West Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
North Little Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Indianapolis

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Quicksilver Gallery or Fresh Harvest Tasting Room - Eureka Springs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Bentonville (Museum of Native American History & The Walmart Museum). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, look for gifts at Judge Roy Bean's Old Time Photos, appreciate the history behind Christ of the Ozarks, and identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Eureka Springs online journey planner.

Indianapolis to Eureka Springs is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Eureka Springs due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Eureka Springs are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to West Memphis.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Museums Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Bentonville
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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art ©
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Museum of Native American History ©
Museum of Native American History

1
night
West Memphis

West Memphis
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the West Memphis trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Eureka Springs to West Memphis in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In October, daytime highs in West Memphis are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to North Little Rock.

Things to do in West Memphis

Casinos Fun & Games
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1
night
North Little Rock

North Little Rock ©
North Little Rock is a city in Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, across the Arkansas River from Little Rock in the central part of the state. On the 4th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, then shop like a local with River Market District, and then contemplate the long history of Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our North Little Rock holiday maker app.

Drive from West Memphis to North Little Rock in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in October, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in North Little Rock

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Little Rock
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
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William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©
William J. Clinton Presidential Library
River Market District ©
River Market District

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.
On the 5th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Bathhouse Row, stop by Bathhouse Soapery, then steep yourself in history at Fordyce Bathhouse, and finally bet on a winner at Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hot Springs online day trip planner.

Drive from North Little Rock to Hot Springs in an hour. October in Hot Springs sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Casinos Parks
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Fordyce Bathhouse ©
Fordyce Bathhouse
Bathhouse Row ©
Bathhouse Row
Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort ©
Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort

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