Fall

Arkansas is one of the best places to see fall foliage. Every autumn, nature paints the mountains and valleys of The Natural State with gorgeous hues of gold, red and orange. Many of Arkansas’s visitors come for special fall vacations to catch a glimpse (and take some incredible photos) of the season. An array of scenic drives showcases autumn’s finest while allowing you to explore the state’s varied topography.

When September rolls around, we all seem to get our hopes up for the arrival of fall. Another indication that autumn is in the air is a pumpkin patch. A great place to experience this excitement is at Mary’s Place in Bryant. Her 7th annual Pumpkin Patch is scheduled for Sept. 24 to Nov. 7. …
For many folks, Thanksgiving means turkey. But in the Arkansas Delta, especially in Stuttgart, it means DUCKS! The 79th annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival kicks into full-gear on Friday, Nov. 28, in downtown Stuttgart! The festival is one of the most well known in Arkansas. Visitors from around …
If you’re looking for something to do outdoors this weekend and are still in the Halloween spirit, visit a ghost town. Here are two in northern Arkansas worth exploration that will also take you into beautiful countryside for fall color too. Calico Rock Located directly on the White River in Izard County, Calico Rock developed …
Halloween is just around the corner! Our friends at Village Creek State Park and the Cross County Chamber of Commerce are co-sponsoring Trick or Treat at Village Creek in Wynne on Saturday, Oct. 25. Businesses throughout the area decorate a campsite and hand out candy to the kids. The event starts at 6 p.m. and …
Fall is a wonderful time to explore nature in the northeast and southeast sections of The Natural State. Whether you prefer riding in a vehicle, walking through the woods or biking the byways, there’s a great opportunity to everyone to get out this month and enjoy the beauty of the region. The Mississippi River State …
Usually observed on Nov. 11 each year, Veterans Day is a state and federal holiday in America honoring the 24.9 million military veterans in the United States. While the armistice for World War I in 1918 is the origin of this holiday, it now encompasses veterans of all wars, conflicts, and active duty service. A …
Are you a cheese-aholic? Maybe you’re a chip-aholic or a dip-aholic? You can celebrate your love of all three at the World Cheese Dip Championship, this Saturday, Oct. 25.   You’ll also be benefiting a good cause – the Harmony Health Clinic. Declare your allegiance to this popular snack by posting a letter, poem, blog or …
If you’re near West Memphis on Saturday, Oct. 18, you most likely WILL smell the enticing aroma of beef as Southland Park Gaming and Racing hosts the 2014 Mid-South Great Steak Cook-off! Over 80 teams will compete for over $11,000 in prizes and, of course, bragging rights to the best steak in the mid-south. The …