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Want tips on planning the best kids’ vacations around? The Arkansas Kids newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter that contains family blog content, timely event information and other happenings across the state to help you put together fun kids’ vacations in Arkansas. You can catch up on back issues with this archive and read about the events, activities and attractions that make for the best kids’ vacations in Arkansas year-round.

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2014

  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for January Arkansas Kids Bored No More for January

    January in Arkansas is prime time for birdwatching, whether it’s eagles, hawks or trumpeter swans. Other outdoor activities range from hikes and eagle awareness events to bicycling and boat trips for viewing wildlife. There’s plenty to do indoors as well. No reason to be bored this month!
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for December Arkansas Kids Bored No More for December

    Lights, lights and more lights -- that's what December brings to The Natural State. In addition, there are parades, holiday open houses, theatrical productions, concerts and visits by Santa. Don't forget the outdoor activities.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for November Arkansas Kids Bored No More for November

    Excitement builds during November as the holidays rapidly approach. Finding a beautiful Christmas tree, seasonal ice skating rinks, and viewing what seems to be a gazillion holiday lights add to the festive atmosphere. But there is more to do with bird watching and plenty of Arkansas history.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for October Arkansas Kids Bored No More for October

    October is a magical month in Arkansas with almost too much to do. Here are some suggestions about events the whole family will enjoy. Don't forget to pause and bask in the beautiful fall color that comes with the season.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for September Arkansas Kids Bored No More for September

    September sometimes gets a bad rap because of school being in session again but there are so many other wonderful things taking place. Festivals, carnivals, pumpkin patches, county fairs, outdoor adventures – there’s something going on every weekend.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for August Arkansas Kids Bored No More for August

    As summer vacation from school winds down, families still have plenty to enjoy during August. Outdoor activities, water parks, historical reenactments, festivals, and carnivals at county fairs await visitors. There is plenty to do indoors as well ranging from concerts to the circus.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for July Arkansas Kids Bored No More for July

    July is action-packed in Arkansas. You can beat the heat by splashing around in a water park or by experiencing a blast from the past at an old-fashioned soda fountain. Arkansas’s State Parks have tons of programs just for children during the summer along with a variety of day camps.
  • Arkansas Bored No More for June Arkansas Bored No More for June

    Kids and families love June. Why? School’s out and it’s time to hit the road looking for adventure. You’ll find watery escapes, fun festivals, events, and music. There are also opportunities for outdoor activities, whether it’s biking, camping, swimming, fishing or just enjoying a playground.
  • Arkansas Bored No More for May Arkansas Bored No More for May

    May in The Natural State means either school is out or almost out so it’s time to start planning. Walks, special programs just for the younger set, festivals with carnival rides, and even an event where you can change colors! Keep on reading to find out the details.
  • Arkansas Bored No More For April Arkansas Bored No More For April

    April means spring in Arkansas which makes us all feel like kids again. There is so much to see and do from a wide variety of festivals and plenty of outdoor activities You’ll find information on just some of the activities taking place in this newsletter. Keep on reading to get some great ideas.
  • Arkansas Bored No More for March Arkansas Bored No More for March

    March brings Spring Break which means kids are looking for things to do. There’s a whole lot going on during the month such as workshops, nature walks, blooming of flowers including the daffodils at Wye Mountain, fishing, canoeing and even picnicking. Celebrate the coming of warmer weather!
  • Arkansas Bored No More for February Arkansas Bored No More for February

    Kids are always looking for something to do no matter what time of the year. When the temperatures are cooler, it may not be as easy to keep them occupied. Arkansas has plenty of indoor and outdoor adventures.

2013

  • Arkansas Bored No More for January Arkansas Bored No More for January

    Begin 2014 on a invigorating note by taking part in a day hike. The bald eagle and other birds take center stage in January. Various eagle watching events take place at different Arkansas State Parks. If it’s too chilly outside, check out indoor exhibits on some of the Arkansas sports greats.
  • Arkansas Bored No More for December Arkansas Bored No More for December

    There’s no greater time to be a kid, no matter what age, than during the holidays in Arkansas. With more than 60 communities taking part in the Trail of Holiday Lights, the whole state becomes a fairyland of sparkle, twinkle, and glitter, complete with Santa, parades, parties and other festivities.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for November Arkansas Kids Bored No More for November

    The glow of the holiday season begins this month as the anticipation of Christmas excites children of all ages. The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights flips on in communities all around the state, with plenty of other activities scattered throughout November in amongst the seasonal festivities.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for September Arkansas Kids Bored No More for September

    September means school is back in session, but it also brings wonderful weather and outdoor activities to take advantage of when you’re not studying. Picking pumpkins at an Arkansas pumpkin patch is a popular event for the season. More agritourism fun is found at Plantation Agriculture Museum.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for August Arkansas Kids Bored No More for August

    Summer starts winding down in August but there's still plenty of time to take to the water and the outdoors to enjoy the beauty of The Natural State. Keep on reading to find out what family friendly activities are waiting for you.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for July Arkansas Kids Bored No More for July

    Kids and water are a natural combination. Opportunities are almost endless when you consider the over 600,000 acres of lakes and over 9,000 miles of rivers in Arkansas. Throw in water parks, splash pads and swimming pools and both youngsters and young at heart can get wet to their hearts content.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More in June Arkansas Kids Bored No More in June

    Kids and summer just go together. Options this June include water play or exploring Arkansas’s colorful history. Also scheduled are opportunities to enjoy homemade ice cream or test building and creative skills by tinkering. Summer camps are in full swing offering various topics of interest.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for May Arkansas Kids Bored No More for May

    Okay boys and girls, moms and dads. It’s May in Arkansas; time to hit the ground running. Come see Toad Races or enjoy the numerous kids’ activities at Riverfest. Get some “why” questions answered by the AAC Children’s Theatre on Tour or watch grown-ups do some wacky things as they race bathtubs.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for April Arkansas Kids Bored No More for April

    Few can resist the beauty of April in Arkansas. There are tons of activities taking place as warmer weather brings more people outdoors. Take the opportunity to enjoy the spring temperatures by taking part in one of these exciting events.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for March Arkansas Kids Bored No More for March

    March is exciting for kids and families because of two words: Spring Break!! We have a packed calendar of activities and events that are guaranteed to entertain you. Whether it’s indoors or outdoors, there’s plenty of choose from this month.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for February Arkansas Kids Bored No More for February

    Get ready for an active February in The Natural State! Whether you want indoor activities or outdoor events, we have a packed calendar for you, your children and your family.

2012

  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for January Arkansas Kids Bored No More for January

    There's no need for your kids to get restless just because it's winter. There are activities galore outside and in. Eagle watch boat rides and hikes, craft making workshops, plays, concerts and interactive museum exhibits keep everyone happy.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for December Arkansas Kids Bored No More for December

    Jingle bells - gingerbread - twinkling lights - Santa Claus - gifts - giving - caroling: these are all signs of the holiday season in Arkansas. Kids and the holidays are a natural match and there’s a huge variety of activities for them and their families in December.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for November Arkansas Kids Bored No More for November

    November is full of celebrations in Arkansas. The colder weather brings Thanksgiving and Christmas events taking place. From Turkey Day buffets, duck calling contests and ice skating rinks to open houses, lighting ceremonies and parades, the holidays are in full swing in The Natural State.
  • Arkansas Kids Bored No More for October Arkansas Kids Bored No More for October

    Festivals…food…fun…”fright”… and fairs: that’s what October in Arkansas offers kids…of all ages. County fairs, the Arkansas State Fair, festivals and events geared toward young people, Halloween happenings, concerts and outdoor activities make the arrival of fall a special time for children.