Balloon Dayz in Russellville May 13-15

Blues skies will be filled with vivid color on May 13-15 during Balloon Dayz in Russellville. Fun in the sky comes in the form of balloon flights, balloon glow, tethered balloon rides, helicopter rides, and powered parachutes. Other activities include

Second year for The Steel Horse Rally in Fort Smith

Featuring live music, a parade, vendors, bike show, bikini contest, barbecue competition, and poker runs, The Steel Horse Rally takes place Friday, April 29-Saturday, April 30 on Garrison Avenue in downtown Fort Smith. The Steel Horse Rally honors those who

Wanted: Junior Rangers to explore, learn, and protect

There is no better time to become a Junior Park Ranger than the centennial year of the National Parks Service. The NPS Junior Ranger program is an activity-based program offered in almost all parks that lets kids join the National

Visit an Arkansas nature center in March

What’s the best part about March? Warmer weather or Spring Break? Either way you answer, it means more opportunities to get outside and enjoy the wonders of nature. A great way to do that is by visiting one of the

10 top places to kiss in The Natural State

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you might be looking for a special place to spend idyllic time with your sweetie. You can create a tale of love and adventure in Arkansas at numerous romantic places, but here’s a

New “Radio CALS” is an auditory exploration of Arkansas

A new weekly radio program from the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) will allow listeners to explore Arkansas without even leaving the house. Radio CALS, which debuts on KABF 88.3 Friday, Jan. 8, at noon, is a two-hour show that will

Thrill of the chill: Winter hiking in Arkansas

Winter might not be the ideal season to splash around in Arkansas’s many beautiful lakes and rivers, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy The Natural State during the brief cold snap separating fall from spring. One of the best

Warm Up in Wine Country This Winter

When it comes to cozy escapes, it doesn’t get much better than this — a room with a view, indoor pool, restaurant, hiking paths and wine country. Use Mount Magazine State Park as your home base while you enjoy the

Fort Smith Launches New Mobile Tourism App

The Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau launched  a new mobile app in early November . The app is named Experience Fort Smith and can be downloaded for free in the App Store and Google Play. It lets visitors and

Fall is a Busy Season for Arkansas Hunting

Hunting in Arkansas Autumn is one of the busiest seasons for camouflage-clad outdoors men and women hunting in Arkansas. “When fall comes around everyone, obviously, thinks about football whether it’s high school, college, or whatever,” says Steve “Wildman” Wilson, public