8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
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 27th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Little Rock online journey planner.

Denver to Little Rock is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Little Rock is 1 hour. In September, Little Rock is somewhat warmer than Denver - with highs of 88°F and lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Old Mill
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William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©
William J. Clinton Presidential Library
Big Dam Bridge ©
Big Dam Bridge

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Crater of Diamonds State Park and Magic Springs Theme and Water Park. And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, don't miss a visit to Bathhouse Row, explore the activities along Lake Ouachita, and enjoy breathtaking views from Hot Springs Mountain Tower.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hot Springs journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Little Rock to Hot Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Bentonville.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Crater of Diamonds State Park
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Crater of Diamonds State Park ©
Crater of Diamonds State Park
Zipline
Magic Springs Theme and Water Park ©
Magic Springs Theme and Water Park

1
night
Bentonville

Bentonville ©
Primarily known as the home of Walmart’s corporate headquarters, Bentonville embodies small-town America.
On the 3rd (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Museum of Native American History and then take an in-depth tour of The Walmart Museum. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel, and then explore the world behind art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bentonville journey planner.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Bentonville in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hot Springs in October: highs in Bentonville hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bentonville

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Eureka Springs
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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art ©
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel

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