Enjoy the summer at Magic Springs in Hot Springs!

Looking for some summer fun? Magic Springs Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs is the only theme park in Arkansas and offers a chance to enjoy both rides and a water park! A recent addition to the park, which

Splash Island at Magic Springs Opens This Memorial Day Weekend!

Splash Island, the new giant interactive water play structure at Magic Springs Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs, is opening to the public this Memorial Day weekend. There will be a dedication for the attraction this Saturday (May 25)

Racing Festival of the South

The live race season at Oaklawn Park concludes with the Racing Festival of the South April 10-13 in Hot Springs. This is a big event for racing fans. Some of the country’s best Thoroughbreds will meet at Oaklawn for four

New Splash Island Debuts at Magic Springs in Hot Springs

Magic Springs Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs opens for the 2013 season on April 13.  New for this year is Splash Island, a giant interactive water play structure. The structure stands more than four stories tall and features

Arkansas Has Six of the Country’s Top 50 Crappie Lakes

Fishhound.com has ranked the top crappie lakes in the United States.  The Natural State has six impoundments on the list. Lake Dardanelle was top-ranked for Arkansas and ninth in the country.  Nimrod came in as number 12 nationally, followed by

Superior Bathhouse Brewery & Distillery in Hot Springs National Park

The National Park Service yesterday signed a lease with Vapor Valley Spirits Inc. to operate at the Superior Bathhouse in Hot Springs National Park. This is great news as 30 years after the Superior Bathhouse closed its doors to bathers

Sister Rosetta Tharpe Among Arkansans Inducted into Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame

Yep, this isn’t taking place until the summer but I wanted to give you a heads up since it’s pretty cool news. Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Bill Carter, Louie Shelton, Gary Weir, and Mike Utley are set to be inducted into

Top Oaklawn Jockeys to Attend Special Event during Governor’s Conference on Tourism

A neat chance to meet some of the nation’s top  jockeys takes place in Hot Springs next week during the Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism ( March 3-5). Attendees of the conference have a chance to visit one-on-one with some

Thanks Verna for Garvan Woodland Gardens

Verna Cook Garvan was an Arkansas pioneer, being one of the first women in the state to own a construction/manufacturing business.  Her business savvy was evident early. Though Verna was raised to be “a proper lady,” she often accompanied her

Wondering How To Become at Bike Friendly Business? Joe Jacobs Can Tell You.

  Joe Jacobs will be hosting a session at the Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism ( March 3-5 in Hot Springs) covering How to Become a Bike Friendly Business. Since 2005, Jacobs has served as the manager of Marketing and