8 days in Southwest Arkansas Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Arkansas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southwest Arkansas tour planner

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Murfreesboro
— 2 nights
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Hot Springs
— 5 nights
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Murfreesboro

— 2 nights
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Pike County, Arkansas, United States. Explore Murfreesboro's surroundings by going to Historic Washington State Park (in Washington), Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines (in Mount Ida) and Albert Pike Recreation Area (in Langley). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Crater of Diamonds State Park, examine the collection at Ka Do Ha Indian Village, look for gifts at Hawkins General Store, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Greeson.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Murfreesboro trip builder app.

Houston to Murfreesboro is an approximately 6-hour car ride. Traveling from Houston in June, things will get little chillier in Murfreesboro: highs are around 87°F and lows about 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Murfreesboro

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Hot Springs

— 5 nights

Valley of the Vapors

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Hot Springs National Park. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Garvan Woodland Gardens, have fun and explore at Mid-America Science Museum, explore the activities along Lake Ouachita, and contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse.

To see photos and more tourist information, read our Hot Springs travel route planner.

Getting from Murfreesboro to Hot Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Hot Springs are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors