The Diamond Lakes of Arkansas

On average, the warmest month of the year for Arkansas is July.  Luckily, the state is home to around 600,000 acres of lakes to help combat the heat. Some popular options include the five Diamond Lakes which are Lake Ouachita

Garden of the Pine Wind at Garvan Woodland Gardens Receives National Recognition

Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs are located on the shores of Lake Hamilton and are part of the department of the University of Arkansas’ Fay Jones School of Architecture. Garvan is the only botanical garden in the nation that

Enjoy the summer at Magic Springs in Hot Springs!

Looking for some summer fun? Magic Springs Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs is the only theme park in Arkansas and offers a chance to enjoy both rides and a water park! A recent addition to the park, which

Splash Island at Magic Springs Opens This Memorial Day Weekend!

Splash Island, the new giant interactive water play structure at Magic Springs Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs, is opening to the public this Memorial Day weekend. There will be a dedication for the attraction this Saturday (May 25)

Splash of Glass Art Exhibit at Garvan Woodland Gardens

  I had a chance to check out the Splash of Glass exhibit yesterday at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs. If you haven’t heard of the exhibit yet, around 225 pieces of multi-colored glass creations by Arkansas artist and

Running of the Tubs in Hot Springs

If you have ever wondered what it was like to witness a bathtub race, then this is the event for you. The Stuart Pennington Running Of The Tubs is held each May (on the 18th this year) in Hot Springs.

Create Your Escape: Outdoors in the Ouachitas

If you are itching to hit the road, here is something to try out. There is a new website Arkansas Parks and Tourism have developed to give people a chance to create their dream escape to Arkansas.  You can use

Racing Festival of the South

The live race season at Oaklawn Park concludes with the Racing Festival of the South April 10-13 in Hot Springs. This is a big event for racing fans. Some of the country’s best Thoroughbreds will meet at Oaklawn for four

New Splash Island Debuts at Magic Springs in Hot Springs

Magic Springs Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs opens for the 2013 season on April 13.  New for this year is Splash Island, a giant interactive water play structure. The structure stands more than four stories tall and features

Superior Bathhouse Brewery & Distillery in Hot Springs National Park

The National Park Service yesterday signed a lease with Vapor Valley Spirits Inc. to operate at the Superior Bathhouse in Hot Springs National Park. This is great news as 30 years after the Superior Bathhouse closed its doors to bathers
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