Northwest Region- Gateway to the Buffalo National River
- Depart from Hot Springs National Park
and enjoy the beautiful view along Highway 7
to Ponca. Once in Ponca
, take in the sights and information from a guided viewing of Arkansas's Elk herd grazing in the pasture.
Arrive in the city of Jasper
, a small town surrounded by the natural beauty where the nation's first national river, the Buffalo River
, begins to flow. Partake in an early lunch at the Ozark Cafe
. The cafe is over 100-years-old and features burgers, steaks and seafood.
3 p.m. -
Arrive in beautiful Harrison
and check in at the 1929 Hotel Seville
, located in the Lake Harrison Marketplace in the Ozark Mountains near the Buffalo National River. It is an Ascend Collection hotel with easy access to hiking and biking paths around Lake Harrison
5 p.m. - Dine in the formal dining room of the 1929 Hotel Seville, which is easily recognized openly as the BEST Harrison restaurant offering live music.
7 p.m. -
Board the motorcoach and attend the 1929 Lyric Theater
. The original Lyric Theater was located on the west side of the Harrison Square. It was purchased in 1919 by D.E. and Lulu Garvin Fitton, who operated it as a theater for silent movies.
- Awaken with hunger. Enjoy breakfast at Neighbor's Mill Bakery & Cafe
; a family-owned bakery/cafe specializing in handcrafted, all-natural breads, grilled and cold sandwiches, soups, salads, pizzas, deserts and espresso coffees.
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