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.

On Fridays, I’ll share some of my favorite geocaching spots throughout The Natural State. Even if you’re not a cacher, the Friday blogs will feature towns and attractions throughout the eastern section of Arkansas…perfect for a weekend trip!   Kimberly J. Williams DeltaTraveler@gmail.com    This week’s blog actually features two locations, both of which, I’m …
Kimberly J. Williams deltatraveler@gmail.com The devastating tornadoes of February can’t keep Dumas down! The 28th Annual Ding Dong Days will be held July 25 – 29. Many of the trees were destroyed at Memorial Park, so the activities traditionally held at the park have been moved to Court Street. Otherwise, this year’s festival will continue …
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  Jill M. Rohrbach jillsjourneys@gmail.com How long has it been since you flew a kite? Before this past weekend I could not have told you when I last tugged on a kite string. My in-laws gave my kids a kite on Sunday and off to the park we went. We took along a second kite …
Zoie Clift travelarkansas@gmail.com   Just a quick reminder that Showdown at Sunset, which was named one of the Top-100 Events in North America by the American Bus Association last year, will take place in El Dorado July 25. The event is a historical reenactment of the legendary Marshal Tucker-Parnell Brothers gunfight that takes place on …
Jill M. Rohrbach jillsjourneys@gmail.com My Thursday blogs are all about being Heart Healthy. It’s a new year, after all, and I’m sure many of us have made a resolution to get fit – to make a change. In that spirit, I’d like to encourage you to hike a trail. I’ll start with a trail that …
Zoie Clift travelarkansas@gmail.com The Pink Tomato Festival (which runs through this Sat.) in Warren is one of the oldest running festivals (it started in 1956)  in the state. It’s a celebration of yep, the tomato. As the official symbol of Bradley County , the tomato plays a central role in town. But did you know …
  Jill M. Rohrbachjillsjourneys@gmail.comIt’s Monday, and boy oh boy is it (for me anyway). So let’s think about the weekend already and something fun to do. The Crawdad Days Festival in Harrison starts Friday evening (May 15) with festivities taking place all day Saturday (May 16).    Attended by thousands each year, the festival is …
Kimberly J. Williams DeltaTraveler@gmail.com       Blues are the songs of despair, but gospel songs are the songs of hope.  Mahalia Jackson Music is an important part of the culture of The Natural State. From blues to rockabilly to folk, music seems to define our past. Music historians agree that gospel music has influenced …
 My Tuesday blogs are dedicated to experiencing the great outdoors. I’ll feature anything from park events to Natural State destinations worth seeing. Join me each week to get back to nature.Jill M. Rohrbachjillsjourneys@gmail.com Head to Mount Nebo State Park in Dardanelle this weekend, Feb. 5-7, for three days dedicated to birds. The annual event is called …