Kids

We think Arkansas is one of the best family vacation destinations in the South, and this website has all of the travel tools and fun activities you need to help plan your trip to the Natural State. . If you want to travel with kids, blog articles here on the Arkansas Tourism website will tell you everything you need to know about traveling with children in The Natural State. Read through the blogs posted below and start learning how to plan a great travel experience.

The Razorback Regional Greenway is a great ride for families. All ages and experience levels can enjoy this 36-mile, primarily off-street, shared-use trail. Ride a section or ride the entire Greenway, which connects the downtown areas of Fayetteville, Johnson, Springdale, Lowell, Rogers and Bentonville, their arts and entertainment districts, shopping opportunities, the University of Arkansas campus, playgrounds and neighborhoods. You’ll pass through urban …
Cycling in the Arkansas Delta can be a fun and educational activity for the entire family. If you’re looking for an easy biking trip for the family, check out the new Marion Countryside Loop. Offering over 30 miles within the city of Marion, the Loop offers riders an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the …
Magic Springs Theme and Water Park is located in Hot Springs and is Arkansas’s only theme and water park. There is big news for the park this year: a new ride called the Brain Drain (yikes!) is set to open to the public on April 7. This is the park’s first new thrill ride in …
Catching a live show is an experience the whole family can enjoy. Below are some intriguing options to check out across the state! Illusionist Maxwell Blade is a well-known Hot Springs entertainer. He became interested in magic as a kid and started practicing the craft as a hobby. His career began in the early 1990s …
The anticipation is killing me. Climb Bentonville is projected to open this fall in Bentonville and it’s going to be a whole new playground of fun and fitness for all ages in Northwest Arkansas. Climb Bentonville is a branch of Climb Nashville, one of the Southeast’s premiere climbing facilities, and is a joint venture with …
A visit to Lake Catherine State Park is always an adventurous option to head to when in Hot Springs. Arkansas has 52 state parks and this one became a state park in the 1930s. If you take a look around, you can still see the influence of this time period as the park was developed …
Unspoiled cave formations, crystal clear streams, large flowing spring (12,000 gallons per minute), small lake, scenic trails, picturesque bluffs, fishing, campground, hiking and biking trails, picnic grounds, and swim areas.  Sounds like the perfect Spring Break location to me. Discovered in 1963, Blanchard Springs Caverns and Recreation Area near Mountain View is filled with opportunities for outdoor adventure. …
Park Interpreter Waymon Cox has sent news about the record breaking numbers Crater of Diamonds State Park experienced last year. According to his report, during the year over 182,000 visitors made a venture to the park and over 445 diamonds were certified. “Of all diamonds registered last year, 299 were white, 72 were brown, and …
At the I-30 Speedway in Little Rock you can catch the action of cars racing on a 1/4 mile, high-banked, red clay oval racetrack. “The track has been around more than 60 years,” said Tracey Clay of the I-30 Speedway. “And this is our 31st year to own the track. I think that alone says …