Big Al Fishing Challenge in Hot Springs

  Hot Springs is in the midst of an interesting fishing opportunity- the $75,000 Hot Springs Fishing Challenge at Lake Hamilton and Lake Catherine. The challenge is open until July 31. This is the third year for the event and

The Rowdy Explore Tour in Okolona

Rowdy Adventures Zip Line Adventure Park in Okolona is the largest zip line park in the South. They are open for the season and those looking for an adrenaline rush have a lot of options to chose from here. Along

New ride at Magic Springs in Hot Springs!

A new thrill ride is now open at Magic Springs Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs. According to a news release sent by Magic Springs about the ride, “SkyShark is a 115-foot lattice-style arch and has a 3-ring release

Mystic Creatures at Garvan Woodland Gardens

This summer Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs will be the scene of “Mystic Creatures”,  an imaginative display and the first exhibit of its kind in Arkansas. The exhibit, which will be open to the public from June 1-August 31,

National Public Gardens Day is May 9

Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs will be offering free admission for National Public Gardens Day May 9. The event takes place each year on the Friday before Mother’s Day, aka an unofficial start of spring. Visitors must present  this

Heritage Day in Mount Ida

  The Heritage House Museum in Mount Ida  is having their annual Heritage Day on May 3. According to museum director Emilie Kinney, visitors to this free event (which lasts from 10-2) can enjoy a homestead heritage themed day of

The Lake Ouachita Vista Trail is Complete!

The Lake Ouachita Vista Trail ( LOViT) is now complete! Twelve years of planning and construction went into the building the trail, which was built in segments over the course of those years with the help of a group of

Aerospace Day in Hot Springs to feature WWII airplanes

Three vintage airplanes will be available for people to see at the upcoming Aerospace Day April 19 in Hot Springs. Along with a B-25 Mitchell Bomber ( nicknamed “Show Me”) and a TBM-3 Avenger Torpedo Bomber ( both made an

Arlington Hotel Bar in Hot Springs Earns Kudos

The Lobby Bar at The Arlington Hotel in Hot Springs was recently listed by Refinery29 as one of their 15 favorite hotel bars in the world. According to their write up: “While neighborhood and restaurant bars are ruled by the

April Hosts Many Events Highlighting 150th Anniversary of Civil War in Arkansas

The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in Arkansas. The Sesquicentennial will be celebrated through 2015 and many events are in the lineup for the month of April. For starters, the “Town in Conflict”