Arkansas Products Make Great Holiday Gifts

It’s the holiday season, and the travel writers for Arkansas Tourism decided we’d offer some suggestions of Arkansas products that make great gifts! Here are just a few from our areas of The Natural State. Zoie Clift Everyone likes something

Oaklawn Jockey Ricardo Santana Jr.

Jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. is a rising star in the world of horse racing. The jockey, who has been the leading rider at Oaklawn Racing and Gaming in Hot Springs the past two years, was born in Panama and is

The Art Gallery Scene of Hot Springs

Central Avenue, the main thoroughfare of downtown Hot Springs, was named one of the 10 Great Streets in the U.S. this year by the American Planning Association. The street is home to many eye-catching sights, including Gallery Row. “Our galleries

Mount Vernon Presentation at Garvan Woodland Gardens

This Friday (November 7), Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs is hosting a talk and presentation by Dean Norton, the director of horticulture at George Washington’s Mount Vernon home in Virginia. The talk, which starts at 9:30 a.m., will give

Halloween at Magic Screams!

Looking for a place to celebrate Halloween? Magic Screams at Magic Springs in Hot Springs is having their Halloween Horror Finale this weekend! They will be open Halloween Friday (Oct. 31) from 4-11 p.m., Saturday (Nov. 1)  4-11 p.m. and

First FootGolf Course Opens in Arkansas

The historic Belvedere Country Club in Hot Springs is now home to Arkansas’s first FootGolf course: The Hills at Belvedere. The 18-hole public course, opening at the end of October, is the brainchild of businessman Robert Raines, who is the

NASCAR Star Mark Martin Named Grand Marshal of 2015 World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade

NASCAR star and Arkansas native Mark Martin will be the celebrity Grand Marshal at next year’s World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade takes place March 17 in downtown Hot Springs.  The parade’s entire route is the 98-foot length

Standout Lineup for Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

The lineup for the 23rd annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, held October 10-19 in Hot Springs, has been set.  This year includes a standout list of not only documentary films, but of celebrity guests including actor George Takei, Academy

Hot Springs Chosen as 2015 Forrest Wood Cup Site

Over the weekend, it was announced that the 2015 Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing, will take place in Hot Springs on Lake Ouachita.  The tournament, slated for August 20-23, has been in the city two other

Hot Springs Gallery Walk Celebrates 25 Years

Hot Springs Gallery Walk, held the first Friday of every month in downtown Hot Springs, is celebrating 25 years on August 1. In honor of the occasion, Hot Springs’ fine art galleries will have special events throughout this anniversary weekend.