Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend

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Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend
Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend

Tucked away in the Ouachita Mountains of Southwest Arkansas, Hot Springs National Park is an oasis like no other. Start the weekend with lunch at a local favorite followed by a dip in the healing thermal waters of the Spa City. Stay in a restored bathhouse on Historic Bathhouse Row, have a drink with Al Capone and dance the night away to live music. After a fun and relaxing night with the girls, get your hands dirty at the world’s only public diamond mine at Crater of Diamonds State Park. You even get to keep what you find! Make the most of your girls weekend getaway in Southwest Arkansas.

Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend

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11:30 AM

Lunch – McClard's Bar-B-Q
505 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913

1:00 PM

Spa Package – Quapaw Baths & Spa
210 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901

Quapaw Baths & Spa

4:00 PM

Check into Hotel Hale
341 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901

6:00 PM

Dinner – The Vault
723 Central Avenue, Suite 100, Hot Springs, AR 71901

First Fridays

Gallery Walk – Hot Springs Arts District
231B Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901

Downtown Hot Springs

8:00 PM

Drinks – The Ohio Club
336 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901

Overnight

Return to Hotel Hale
341 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901

8:00 AM

Breakfast – The Pancake Shop
216 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901

9-10:30 AM

Drive to Murfreesboro - 1.5 hrs
Downtown Murfreesboro – Courthouse Square, Murfreesboro, AR 71958

10:30 AM

Shopping – Downtown Murfreesboro
Courthouse Square, Murfreesboro, AR 71958

12:00 PM

Lunch – Southern Dine Cafe
101 E. Main St., Murfreesboro, AR 71958

1:00 PM

Dig for Diamonds – Crater of Diamonds State Park
209 State Park Rd, Murfreesboro, AR 71958

Crater of Diamonds State Park

4:00 PM

Return to Hot Springs – Hotel Hale (1.5 hrs)
341 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901 

7:00 PM

Dinner and craft beer – Superior Bathhouse Brewery
329 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901

Crater of Diamonds State Park

8:30 PM

Dancing – Arlington Hotel
239 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901

Overnight

Return to Hotel Hale
341 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901

11:30 AM

Hotel Checkout – Hotel Hale
341 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901

9:00 AM

Breakfast – The Avenue
340 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901

10:00 AM

Explore and Galleries – Downtown Hot Springs Shops
101 Reserve St., Hot Springs, AR 71901

1:00 PM

Lunch – DeLuca's Pizzeria Napoletana
831 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901

1:00 PM

Viewing Deck – Hot Springs Mountain Tower
401 Hot Springs Mountain Drive, Hot Springs, AR 71901

 

Prefer Gardens to Grit?

Not feeling like getting down and dirty at Crater of Diamonds State Park? No problem! Stop and smell the roses instead! Take your time exploring Garvan Woodland Gardens, grab lunch at Cafe 1217 (a local favorite) and drive Hot Springs National Park’s scenic loops.

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