Best of Arkansas Fall
October 16-19, 2023 (4 days, 3 nights)
$1,099* per person from Baton Rouge
Led by Doug Beauchamp
*All dates and pricing are approximate and subject to change per supplier and airline
Price is per person, double occupancy & includes deluxe motor coach transportation from Baton Rouge, breakfast daily, 2 dinners, entrance fees, taxes & tips (including driver and escort). (Tips for personal services – maids, etc., not included). Single supplement - $125
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Day 1 - Monday, Oct. 16 - Mena, Arkansas – Motorcoach from Zachary, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Alexandria, Shreveport and Texarkana to Mena, Arkansas where we check into the historic Queen Wilhelmina Lodge, known as the “Castle in the Clouds.” (D)
The QUEEN WILHELMINA LODGE graces a site rich in history where generations have made memories. Experience the breathtaking scenery of the Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas’s southernmost mountain range, and enjoy delicious Southern fare in the restaurant where windows frame the panoramic scenery.
Day 2 Tuesday, Oct. 17 - Eureka Springs - Today we motor coach to Eureka Springs. On the way, we'll stop at the breathtaking Thorncrown Chapel for pictures. After we arrive in Eureka, we'll enjoy some time shopping and exploring downtown. This evening we attend a performance of the Great Passion Play, America’s #1 attended outdoor drama. Overnight in Eureka Springs. (B)
Day 3, Wednesday, Oct 18– Magazine Mountain – This morning we depart Eureka Springs and make our way to Bentonville where we'll visit the Walmart Museum and then enjoy a visit to the amazing Crystal Bridges Museum, featuring a renowned American Art collection ranging from Rockwell to Warhol. We’ll then enjoy a scenic drive to Magazine Mountain, Arkansas’s highest point at 2,753 feet. Overnight at Magazine Mountain Lodge. (B, D)
The MAGAZINE MOUNTAIN LODGE - Overlooking the Petit Jean River Valley and Blue Mountain Lake, this resort mountain lodge offers breathtaking views of the valley below and combines a majestic natural setting with first-class amenities.
Day 4, Thursday, Oct 19 - Home – This morning after a delicious included breakfast, we’ll make our way home, arriving this evening.