Arkansas Ozarks

Sugarloaf Mountain, a 690-foot erosional remnant near the Little Red River, is a popular spot in Heber Springs The earliest white settlers called it Sugarloaf because it looked like the shape of the loaves of unrefined sugar in use at that time. That also became the name of the community that developed nearby. While the …
Where do you go to expend that energy you have from being cooped up in the house on a cold winter day? The Amazeum in Bentonville, of course, where you can climb a tree canopy, explore the indoor cave, and experiment in the tinkering hub. It’s the kind of place kids love because it’s fun, …
Art and nature come together at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville for an experience like none other. The permanent collection of art spans five centuries of American masterworks ranging from the Colonial era to the current day. Included within the collection are iconic images such as Asher B. Durand’s Kindred Spirits, Norman Rockwell’s Rosie …
The 2018 Ozark Mountain Music Festival, also known as OzMoMu, is set for Jan. 18-21 in Eureka Springs. Twelve bands will entertain in the genres of bluegrass, folk and Americana roots music. Headlining this year is Tall Tall Trees from Asheville, NC; and Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy from Lawrence, KS. According to a press release from …
Secluded cabins and camping are often the draw when people think about a vacation where they can surround themselves with nature and the activities that go with it. Here are two places that give city dwellers all that, plus the feel of farm life. Dogwood Hills Guest Farm All ages can enjoy this unique, hands-on …
When the cold wind blows and old man winter takes control of the outdoor thermostat there’s only one thing to do — curl up in the warmth of a cozy cabin. And it’s only natural that The Natural State offers a wide variety of cabins, each a memorable spot for a winter getaway. While all …
At a recent concert at Sunrise Stage in Fayetteville by Trout Fishing in America, the band played a song titled “When the Fog Rolls In.” It was written by Ezra Idlet, one half of the iconic duo, about the place where he lives near a creek in Northwest Arkansas. As I listened to his ballad …
It’s almost here! The Northwest Arkansas Caffeine Crawl, where coffee and tea lovers meet their heroes, on Dec. 2. Designed as an interactive, pub crawl style tour event, Caffeine Crawl gives individuals an opportunity to learn, share and experience what the passionate baristas and tea soms in their communities bring to the table. Bentonville and …
The countdown is on for the final days of the Chihuly: In the Forest exhibit at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. Since the exhibition opened on May 27, it has: welcomed 195,000 visitors to the exhibition inaugurated the museum’s food truck, High South on a Roll opened the north elevator tower and …
The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights returns for its 22nd year with a statewide celebration of the holiday season featuring parades, lighting ceremonies, open houses, Santa visits, concerts and performances, live nativities, illuminated displays and more. The Trail of Holiday Lights brochure is your passport to seasonal magic, highlighting events and activities throughout December in …