The average price of a 7-day trip to Northern Arkansas is $1,311 for a solo traveler, $2,355 for a couple, and $4,414 for a family of 4. Northern Arkansas hotels range from $51 to $231 per night with an average of $89, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $380 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) are between $636 and $1,035 per person for economy flights and $1,996 to $3,248 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $38 to $71 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Northern Arkansas, AR, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to STL and stay in a Northern Arkansas hotel:

  • January 15th to February 25th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 25th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Northern Arkansas is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Northern Arkansas Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Northern Arkansas for a week is $987-$1,875($141-$268 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $71 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $337 to $838 for economy

Lodging: $64 to $85 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $74 to $90 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Northern Arkansas for a week is $2,188-$3,604($313-$515 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $142 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $674 to $1,676 for economy

Lodging: $64 to $85 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $74 to $90 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Northern Arkansas for a week is $3,036-$6,360($434-$909 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $152 to $284 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,348 to $3,352 for economy

Lodging: $128 to $170 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $104 to $126 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Northern Arkansas

How cheap can you make a vacation to Northern Arkansas? The cheapest trip to Northern Arkansas is about $107 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $120 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $46.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Northern Arkansas for a week is $746-$2,004($107-$286 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $38 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $337 to $838 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $51 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $150 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Northern Arkansas for a week is $1,216-$3,108($174-$444 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $76 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $674 to $1,676 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $51 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $120 to $150 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Northern Arkansas for a week is $2,432-$5,856($347-$837 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $152 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,348 to $3,352 for economy

Lodging: $92 to $102 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $168 to $240 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Northern Arkansas cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Northern Arkansas Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Northern Arkansas.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Northern Arkansas for a week is $1,984-$8,171($283-$1,167 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $149 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $768 to $2,112 for first class

Lodging: $114 to $231 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $836 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Northern Arkansas for a week is $3,284-$11,326($469-$1,618 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $152 to $298 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,536 to $4,224 for first class

Lodging: $114 to $231 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $836 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Northern Arkansas for a week is $6,568-$20,144($938-$2,878 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $304 to $596 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,072 to $8,448 for first class

Lodging: $228 to $462 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $570 to $1,254 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Northern Arkansas Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Northern Arkansas is about average than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Northern Arkansas due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Northern Arkansas Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Northern Arkansas hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are many options for vacation rentals across many price ranges in Northern Arkansas.

 

Flight Costs to Northern Arkansas

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,035 average in late July to a low of $636 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $680. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Northern Arkansas our data includes 697 originating airports, and 138 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Northern Arkansas from an airport like El Aroui International (NDR) in Nador (Morocco) for an average $7,317 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Owensboro Daviess County Regional (OWB) in Owensboro, KY (the United States) at an average of just $38.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Northern Arkansas, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $399, so you can easily save about 63% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Northern Arkansas can easily cost $290 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $19 per person. Private tours can cost $575 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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