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.

Did you know that Arkansas Tourism has a Pinterest profile jam-packed with vacation ideas? Think of it as a one-stop shop for all things Arkansas travel. Inspiring photography will kick-start your daydreams, and our boards can help you plan pretty much any type of visit—from a quick weekender to a longer, statewide tour. Our boards are …
He finally arrived in the mail. My “Big Mouth” made with my own two hands at Terra Studios, located just east of Fayetteville. He is a clay figure extraordinaire and he enhances my office décor in a whimsical way. Terra Studios is a wonderland of art and creativity featuring a gallery of more than 100 …
May is a wonderful  month to get out and explore the Arkansas Delta. These great events offer fun for kids of all ages. If the youngster in your life has ever wanted to learn more about fishing, here’s a great opportunity. Our friends at Lake Frierson State Park in Jonesboro offer a Youth Fishing Workshop …
What do you do with a drunken steamboat captain? Name a festival after him! One of Arkansas’s most popular (and strangely titled) family festivals returns to downtown Conway May 5-7 for an even bigger weekend of music, entertainment, food, fun, and—most importantly—toad racing. The event kicks off at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 5th, with the …
Registration is now open for Mount Sequoyah Retreat Center’s summer youth programs. Located on scenic Mount Sequoyah in Fayetteville, the center offers day camps for kids ages 5 to 12 from June through August. Offerings include: June 12-16: Camp Sequoyah Sports featuring lacrosse, soccer, volleyball, tennis, basketball, football, Frisbee, and more. Kids will play their favorite sports and try …
Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs is the state’s oldest and largest science center. There are more than 100 exhibits and workstations to explore at the museum and also special exhibits and events. This month, a new exhibit is set to open at the museum on April 15. The exhibit is called Mindbender Mansion, and …
Arts & The Park, a ten day festival of the arts in Hot Springs, is taking place April 28-May 7 to showcase the arts community of the city.  Over 60 events are on the lineup and artists like musicians, potters, sculptors, jewelers and more are taking part in the cultural celebration. “The Hot Springs arts …
Baseball fans are well aware that the Travs’ season opener is just two short weeks away, on Thursday, April 6th. Many fans like to plan attendance around special events taking place at the park, especially for perennially popular events like Clunker Car Night, $1 Hot Dog Night, any game that ends in fireworks and games with …
This April, there’s tons of fun for kids of all ages to be found at events throughout the Arkansas Delta. A kid’s life is tough…just ask Alexander! The EACC Fine Arts Center in Forrest City offers “Alexander, Who’s Not Not Not Not Going to Move” on April 2. Based on the beloved children’s books, Alexander …
March means many things to people, but if you’re a kid in school, it means one thing…SPRING BREAK! And this March brings fun things to do for all ages throughout the Arkansas Delta. The Foundation of Arts in Jonesboro welcomes Ramona Quimby to the stage on March 17-19. Beverly Cleary’s famous rambunctious and imaginative 3rd …