New ride at Magic Springs in Hot Springs!

A new thrill ride is now open at Magic Springs Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs. According to a news release sent by Magic Springs about the ride, “SkyShark is a 115-foot lattice-style arch and has a 3-ring release

National Public Gardens Day is May 9

Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs will be offering free admission for National Public Gardens Day May 9. The event takes place each year on the Friday before Mother’s Day, aka an unofficial start of spring. Visitors must present  this

British Cars Head to Hot Springs

A gathering of British car enthusiasts from across the nation is set to take place in Hot Springs May 29-31. This is the third year of the British National Meet, which will include driving tours and meetings for collectors of

Aerospace Day in Hot Springs to feature WWII airplanes

Three vintage airplanes will be available for people to see at the upcoming Aerospace Day April 19 in Hot Springs. Along with a B-25 Mitchell Bomber ( nicknamed “Show Me”) and a TBM-3 Avenger Torpedo Bomber ( both made an

Arlington Hotel Bar in Hot Springs Earns Kudos

The Lobby Bar at The Arlington Hotel in Hot Springs was recently listed by Refinery29 as one of their 15 favorite hotel bars in the world. According to their write up: “While neighborhood and restaurant bars are ruled by the

Documentary In the Works About Hot Springs’ Role in Baseball History

Emmy Award winning documentary filmmaker Larry Foley announced at a news conference today at the Hot Springs Convention Center that a documentary on Hot Springs’ role as the birthplace of spring baseball is being produced for release in 2015. The

Daffodils at Peak Bloom at Garvan Woodland Gardens

If you are hoping to check out the daffodils at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs, good news.  According to Sherre Freeman at Garvan, it is peak bloom time now for them.  Due to cold temperatures in the Gardens from

Interesting Facts about Hot Springs

The Visit Hot Springs folks have compiled a neat list of interesting facts about Hot Springs. I thought I would share some of them below. Enjoy!   Tony Bennett first sang his signature song “ I Left My Heart In

Time for the World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

Downtown Hot Springs is a merry scene of green during the World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade. This year, the word is Duck Dynasty’s Mountain Man will be the official starter for the First Ever 11th Annual World’s Shortest St.

New Jack-n-Back Half Marathon in Hot Springs

Hot Springs is home to a new half marathon—the Jack-n-Back. The race, which was rescheduled to March 22 due to bad weather that hit on the initial race day, has been dubbed Arkansas’ version of Pike’s Peak, the famous hard-core