Enjoy your inner child while introducing a new generation to the delights of the Greatest Show on Earth April 12-14.
The 73 annual Scimitar Shrine Circus once again offers the glitz, glamour and fun that has appealed to generations as it comes to Little Rock. There will be lions, tigers, bears, and clowns. It will be held at the Scimitar Shrine, 1 Scimitar Circle, off the I-30 access lane in the southwest area of the capital city.
Times are 9 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, and 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 14. A downloadable flyer on www.scimitarshrine.com allows one child age 13 and younger to be admitted free with one paid adult ticket. Prices are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Proceeds from the event benefits Scimitar Shrine.
The small town of Hope, Arkansas has many claims to fame, but is best known as the birthplace of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and for showcasing some of the world's largest watermelons. When visiting Hope, you get to experience history through museums and historical sites and fun in the outdoors at local and state parks. You can attend festivals, rodeos and concerts while also getting to shop and eat in a lively downtown district. No matter what you like to do, Hope has something for you.
Out in the middle of the Arkansas Delta, you’ll find the charming Historic Dyess Colony. What makes this place so special, you might ask? Here resides the one and only Johnny Cash Boyhood Home! Gain insight into the life and legacy of the legendary “Man in Black” as you tour the Historic Dyess Colony and walk through the Cash home.
From bustling lakes and vibrant parks to lazy bayous and peaceful walking trails, Pine Bluff has plenty of ways to enjoy the outdoors. Choose from a whopping 19 parks, two major lakes and some of the most popular waterways in the country to make the city your playground.
Even a brief mention of the Buffalo National River lights up faces. When you say, “I just got back from the Buffalo,” everybody smiles, and some get a faraway look in their eyes. A float trip down the Buffalo becomes a shared memory full of fun, beauty and wonder.
Experience the great outdoors when visiting Helena-West Helena and surrounding Phillips County! Kayak and canoe around secluded lakes. Hike, bike and camp within a national forest and two state parks. Reel in a trophy catfish on a mighty river. All you need to decide is your favorite way to explore.
With the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse fast approaching, people from all over the world will be searching for the perfect spot in Arkansas to take in this once-in-a-lifetime event. While most will flock to larger cities, you can skip the traffic and the hassle by enjoying this spectacle in North Central Arkansas’s dreamy Spring River Country.
From the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks, in Eureka Springs, the best of Arkansas is yours to explore. Centrally located in Eureka Springs, Arkansas and resting on 30 wooded acres, Inn of the Ozarks is known for its rugged views and modern amenities.
Located in Southwest Arkansas, this town is known for Watermelons, the home of Bill Clinton and the origin of Klipsch Speakers. Here you can not only taste some of the sweetest watermelons in the summer, you can visit Bill Clinton's boyhood home and take a tour of a Klipsch Audio Museum. Make plans to travel 8 miles northwest of Hope to enjoy Washington in the 19th century. This small state park will take you back in time to the Civil War with historic buildings and history for the whole family to enjoy.
Just minutes from downtown Memphis, Tennessee, along the banks of the Mississippi River, you’ll find the bright and vibrant Arkansas town of West Memphis. Here, music and cultural heritage runs deep; live entertainment can be found all day and night; and mouthwatering food is just a given. If you enjoy the respites of nature, the Mighty Mississippi River and surrounding plains offer opportunities for hiking, biking, fishing and more. Read on to see how you can experience adventure and relaxation all day long.
Have the full Buffalo River County experience when you plan your trip with Buffalo River Outfitters. From canoe, raft and kayak rentals to an overnight stay in a log cabin that is close to all your favorite outdoor and urban destinations, Buffalo River Outfitters has everything you need for an unforgettable Arkansas vacation.
Three counties, endless ways to enjoy the outdoors and small-town charm. Head to the southwest corner of Arkansas for a getaway that feels off-the-beaten path but is still close to a number of destinations and attractions. Arkansas Southwest Waterways includes Howard, Little River and Sevier counties, which line both the Oklahoma and Texas borders. The three counties share Millwood Lake, a popular destination for fishing. The easy-to-access, affordable destination also includes access to five other lakes and rivers, hence the name! Visit towns like De Queen, Ashdown and Nashville for history
Witness dramatic sunsets, view watchable wildlife and experience educational interactive programs at a state-of-the-art visitor center.
Discover a side of Arkansas you've never seen before at Mountain Harbor Resort & Spa, a vacation destination on beautiful Lake Ouachita. From family reunions to couple's retreats, the resort offers cozy accommodations for parties of all sizes.
Hike the trail to Indian Rockhouse, visit Collier Homestead near Tyler Bend or guide a canoe down the river's many miles in Arkansas' Buffalo National River country.