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Exciting Destinations Await on Weekend Getaways in Arkansas

Arkansas, set in the southern United States, boasts more than 600,000 acres of lakes and 6,700 miles of streams and rivers. Travelers are drawn by its many parks, spring, caves, and wilderness areas, and hiking enthusiasts will love the trails in the state's rugged Ozark regions. Nature and wildlife lovers can have fun in Ozark National Forest, which spans over a million acres.

City Breaks in Arkansas: Top Accommodations

House Hot Springs Village
House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Hot Springs Village, Hale Township, Arkansas
from $126
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House Hot Springs Village
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Hot Springs Village, Hale Township, Arkansas
from $135
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4.8
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House Hot Springs Village
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Hot Springs Village, Hale Township, Arkansas
from $135
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House Hot Springs Village
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Hot Springs Village, Hale Township, Arkansas
from $81
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4.0
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House Hot Springs Village
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Hot Springs Village, Hale Township, Arkansas
from $105
RedAwning
5.0
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House Hot Springs Village
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Hot Springs Village, Hale Township, Arkansas
from $120
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House Hot Springs Village
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Hot Springs Village, Hale Township, Arkansas
from $96
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House Hot Springs Village
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Hot Springs Village, Hale Township, Arkansas
from $195
RedAwning
4.7
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House Hot Springs Village
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Hot Springs Village, Hale Township, Arkansas
from $105
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The Best Weekend Getaway Destinations in Arkansas

Arkansas is full of places where you can have fun during your weekend getaway in the state. Invest time in exploring as many of them as possible.

  • 1. Murfreesboro

    Guests visiting this city in Pike County can relax in the cool waters at Diamond Springs Water Park. A trip to Lake Greeson provides the perfect opportunity to fish for black bass, catfish, crappie, and bream. Kids will enjoy the playground here. There are also various hiking trails to explore.

  • 2. Hot Springs

    Travelers can relax during the weekend at this city's many spas. Quapaw Baths & Spa provides quality massages and mineral baths. For drinks and tasty meals, visit the Ohio Club, the state's oldest bar. If you like, stick around after dinner for a night show at the club.

  • 3. Mountain Pine

    If you're looking seeking gorgeous natural surrounding and fresh air, try Mountain Pine. Scuba diving at Lake Ouachita, one of America's cleanest lakes, is also amazing. For catfish and other tasty dishes, head to Ward's Crawfish Hole, 12 miles north of Hot Springs.

  • 4. Eureka Springs

    This city in Arkansas charms visitors with its beautiful art, and there's plenty of shopping opportunities downtown. At Lake Leatherwood, there's a park and garden perfect for picnicking. And you can't miss the enormous Christ of the Ozarks statue.

  • 5. Mountain View

    The largest city in Stone County, Mountain View, is home to Ozark Folk Center State Park. Here, guests listen to folk music, watch traditional mountain dances, view a variety of crafts, and taste different dishes. There are caves and trails waiting to be explored at Blanchard Springs Caverns.

Best Places to Stay for City Breaks in Arkansas

House Mountain View
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Mountain View, Blue Mountain Township, Arkansas
from $108
Vrbo
5.0
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Cabin Eureka Springs
Cabin ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Eureka Springs, Cedar Township, Arkansas
from $158
Expedia
4.8
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Cabin Eureka Springs
Cabin ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Eureka Springs, Cedar Township, Arkansas
from $111
Expedia
4.7
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Things to Do During Your Weekend Getaway in Arkansas

Weekend visitors to Arkansas have a plethora of activities to choose from – just choose what tickles your fancy!

  • 1. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

    This museum in Bentonville, a must-see, features the works of artists such as Benjamin West, Gilbert Stuart, and Theodore Robinson.

  • 2. Southland Park Gaming and Racing

    Visit this casino in West Memphis for a weekend of gaming with your friends. The entertainment is unlimited, with more than 400 greyhound races taking place here per year.

  • 3. Fayetteville Downtown Square & Gardens

    Stroll downtown and browse through the vendors' many offerings, such as flowers, gifts, and decorations. There's also a weekend farmers' market from April to November.

  • 4. Fordyce Bathhouse Visitor Center

    Learn about the region's bathhouse era and unwind in the beautifully decorated relaxation areas at the Fordyce Visitor Center. There's also a gym on the top floor.

Recommended Accommodations for City Breaks in Arkansas

Cabin Oakland
Cabin ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Oakland, North Fork Township, Arkansas
from $77
Expedia
4.5
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Cabin Eureka Springs
Cabin ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Eureka Springs, Cedar Township, Arkansas
from $219
Expedia
5.0
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House Hot Springs Village
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Hot Springs Village, Hale Township, Arkansas
from $94
Vrbo
4.7
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What to Pack for Your Weekend Getaway in Arkansas

A few items will come in handy during your weekend getaway in Arkansas. Make a packing list to ensure that you bring only what you need.

  • 1. Clothing

    During weekend getaways in Arkansas in summer (late April-late June), light clothing would be appropriate. For the colder months (late November–late February), pack heavier clothes. You'll also want to bring your hiking gear if you plan to hike in the Ozarks.

  • 2. Fishing equipment

    Fishing enthusiasts heading to Lake Greason should bring hooks, line, bait, spears, and nets – though you may be limited by baggage regulations if you're flying. If you're just starting, consider taking a digital fishing guide.

  • 3. Sporting equipment

    If you're looking forward to getting active, you may want to bring the appropriate gear. For instance, if you're heading to Lake Ouachita, think about packing scuba gear. You could also rent gear locally.

  • 4. Camera

    Among other electronic gadgets, cameras are indispensable on Arkansas weekend getaway. Capture the special moments with your family to show people back home.

  • 5. Driver's license

    If you're planning on driving during your Arkansas getaway, remember to bring your license. Self-driving adventures let you see a different side of the state, and you don't have to be limited by public transportation schedules or pay for taxis.

Top Offers for City Breaks in Arkansas

House Jasper
House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Jasper, Jackson Township, Arkansas
from $91
Vrbo
4.7
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House Hot Springs Village
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Hot Springs Village, Hale Township, Arkansas
from $126
RedAwning
4.4
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Cabin Eureka Springs
Cabin ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Eureka Springs, Cedar Township, Arkansas
from $163
Expedia
4.9
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