Day Trips

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Get away on fun day trips

Little Rock is Arkansas’s central hub, where the most fun things to do in Arkansas are within an easy drive or right around the corner.

Whether you have a few hours or an entire day, discover all that Arkansas has to offer in easy, exciting and fun day trips.

You’ll find perfect day trips for couples nearby. Fish at a world-class trout stream or tee off on some of the best golf courses in Arkansas. Shop for antiques and one-of-a-kind artisan treasures or explore the past at historic sites and museums. Throughout Arkansas, you’ll find historic, cultural and natural attractions to capture the interest of all in your party.

In the nearby Ouachita Mountains you can visit the popular attractions of Hot Springs National Park, America’s first, or mine for your own diamond at the Crater of Diamonds near Murfreesboro. Fun day trips to the magnificent River Valley or the Ozark Mountains let you enjoy a wealth of outdoor adventures, breathtaking views, vast underground caverns, charming arts villages, and crystal clear lakes and rivers. Tour the Home of the Blues and the Great River Road in the Delta or take an historic drive through Arkansas’s “Oil Country” in the Timberlands.

Day trips for couples, families, friends and more are all closer than you think. There is no shortage of places to go and things to do when you wake up in Little Rock.