Arkansas State Parks in Autumn

Arkansas State Parks are fun to visit year round with their hiking and mountain biking trails, playgrounds, campgrounds, swimming pools and wildlife. In autumn they rise to the occasion with leaves turning gorgeous hues of orange, red, and yellow, and

5 To-Dos During Bikes, Blues and BBQ

Fayetteville starts its transformation today into a haven for bikers, which can only mean one thing. It’s time for Bikes, Blues and BBQ on Sept. 24-27. Whether you are a motorcycle enthusiast or just someone who wants to walk around

Fall Rail Travel in Arkansas

One of my favorite ways to enjoy the beauty of fall color in Arkansas is by rail, where you can let the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad do the driving while you do the gazing. Ride in style on the meticulously

Batesville hosts 71st Annual White River Water Carnival Saturday

One of northeast Arkansas’s most popular events is the White River Water Carnival in Batesville. The event celebrates its 71st year on Sept. 13. The event kicks off at Riverside Park at 10 a.m. with the MDA fire truck pull,

Fly Tying and other Very Ento-resting Programs at Hobbs

In addition to great trails for mountain biking, hiking and horseback riding, Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers offers great programs that span a variety of interests. If you like insects or fly fishing, take a look at these two

Slaughter Pen Jam Starts Friday

Slaughter Pen Jam is a three-day festival for riders of all ages. The fun takes place this weekend, Sept. 5-7, in Bentonville. The festival kicks off on Friday with Trials and BMX events on the downtown square. More than 3,000

Two Events to Help You Find Your Inner Mountain Man

Mountain men made a good living trapping and fur trading in the 1800s. Explorers living in the wilderness, they also through their trade helped open up various trails (widened into wagon roads) allowing Americans in the east to settle the

Arkansas Food Trucks Have Gone to the Dogs

On the heels of National Dog Day comes another treat for your four-legged friend for those in central and northwest Arkansas. Milo’s Kitchen brand dog treats is getting in on the massively popular local food truck trend by launching a

Outdoor Adventure at the Fish Hatchery

There’s something happening on Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Norfork National Fish Hatchery in Mountain Home. It’s an outdoor adventure day for kids between the ages of 5 and 15. Activities range from fly fishing in Dry Run Creek and

4 Reasons to Travel to North Central Arkansas in September

September activities in North Central Arkansas let you experience food, music and art amid scenic beauty. 1.       Chili They’re in it for the money and prestige at the 19th annual Arkansas State Championship Hillbilly Chili Cook-Off. The foodie fun takes