Lodging

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 tip on 10 top places to kiss (or propose) in The Natural State. Locking lips …
Paris is probably most known as the gateway to Mount Magazine, the highest point in Arkansas rising 2,753 feet above mean sea level. While it alone is a wonderful place for recreation (like hiking to the high point), there are numerous other sites to explore on and at the base of Mount Magazine – museums, …
Who doesn’t love a tree house? If you didn’t have one as a kid, you most likely wanted one. Animal Planet’s “Treehouse Masters” recently spent some time in the Arkansas Delta filming an episode. Entitled “Bird Nest,” the episode featured a structure being built at Horseshoe Lake near West Memphis. If you’d like to see …
What does a mom want for Mother’s Day?  Flowers, reservations at a nice restaurant, and other gifts are appreciated. But the real gift she is looking for is time with the family that gave her the title of Mom in the first place. Here are six ideas for spending time with your mom this Mother’s …
Congratulations to the Capital Hotel  in downtown Little Rock!  They have the Christmas spirit big-time and it definitely shows.  The hotel’s sparkling Christmas tree was chosen by Forbes Travel Guide as one of the “10 most dazzling trees” in the country. The 28-foot-white fir was decorated to the max by Little Rock florist Tipton & …
Arkansas has wonderful lodging options whether you’re looking to get away from it all at the lodge at Mount Magazine State Park near Paris, see contemporary art at the boutique 21C Museum Hotel in Bentonville or find romance at prestigious bed and breakfast inns such as Inn at Rose Hall in Eureka Springs. Inn at …
Looks like I missed my chance to rent a teepee at Petit Jean State Park, located near Morrilton. But now I can rent a yurt, which sounds better anyway. For many years, the park offered teepees for rent during warmer months. The two teepees were just replaced with similar camping facilities called Rent-A-Yurt units, available …
While I love sitting around a fire at a tent campsite, you’ll never hear me complain about stoking a wood-burning fireplace in a cabin either. Hmmm, my focus seems to be on fires on this cold winter day; but, what I’m really talking about are places to stay in the great outdoors. Your newest option …
21C Museum Hotel opens in Bentonville today as an exciting new option for a place to stay in the heart of the downtown, a fabulous place to eat, and as an attraction in and of itself with its museum gallery space. I got a sneak peek of the hotel a couple of weeks ago when …