Kids

Arkansas is one of the best family vacation destinations in the South, and this website has all of the travel tools and fun activities you need to help plan your trip to the Natural State.

Boats of all shapes and sizes compete for speed and design during the 30th annual World Championship Cardboard Boat Races on Saturday, July 30, in Heber Springs. Held at Sandy Beach, races begin at 10 a.m. and the event lasts until 4 p.m. It includes food vendors, watermelon eating contests, a treasure dig, volleyball tournament, …
Two of Marshall’s most iconic businesses are celebrating their 50th anniversaries this year – Kenda Drive-In and the Daisy Queen.   That’s no typo. It’s Daisy Queen not Dairy Queen and it’s known for hand-pattied all Angus beef burgers and hand blended shakes. It has plenty of other menu items that you would expect, such …
For those unfamiliar with “zipping,” the activity involves soaring through the air by a cable suspended above an incline, to which a pulley and harness are attached for a rider. One option for thrill seekers is the Zip Lines at Ouachita Bend, located between Hot Springs and Malvern. This seven line course criss-crosses high above …
It’s almost summer! It’s time to grab the kids and head outside for some fun in the sun. And these great events at our Arkansas State Parks are the perfect opportunity to do just that.  Moro Bay State Park in Jersey is the place for tons of fun during National Get Outdoors Day on June …
Welcome to June! In the Arkansas Delta region of The Natural State, that means it’s time for some great festival fun! It’s Farm Fest 2016 in Wynne on June 9-11. The festival features barbecue cooking contests with youth and adult divisions, a carnival, games for kids, arts and crafts and a variety of food vendors. …
The Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville will offer seven weeks of engaging learning opportunities for kids ages six years to 11 years this summer. Camps start June 13 and run weekly through Aug. 5, with the exception of the week of July 4. Each camp will feature a different theme designed to incorporate hands-on Science, …
If you like country music and baseball, Arvest Ballpark in Springdale is where you want to be on Saturday, July 23. Following the Northwest Arkansas Naturals 6:05 p.m. game against the Springfield Cardinals, there will be a live post-game country concert by David Nail, a MCA Nashville and Grammy-nominated recording artist. Nail is known for …
May brings fun, family-friendly events to the Arkansas Delta. Create great memories for all ages! In Jonesboro, the Forum Theatre brings a family favorite to the stage…with a twist. It’s Alice in Wonderland: The Ballet on May 5-9. Everyone’s favorites from the classic tale take the stage…Alice, the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter and the …
Head to beautiful downtown Wilson on April 30 for the town’s 2nd annual Crawfish Festival! In addition to the yummy crustaceans, there’s something for the entire family to enjoy throughout the day. There will be a kids zone for the youngsters. Food trucks will be on-hand to keep everyone’s tummies full. And live music galore! …
Berry season is upon us once again and family farms and fruit stands can be found across Arkansas for the fruit you seek. Below are four fabulous finds to put on the radar!   1. The Reagan Family Farm is a family-owned and operated, 10-acre farm in the heart of Fayetteville. This urban farm sells …