Arkansas

Travelers can now visit a new welcome center in Texarkana. Arkansas Welcome Center at Red River recently underwent a $2.5 million upgrade. As part of this project, a completely new building was built north of the old center. The address is still the same at 12555 N State Line Avenue. “We opened the new center …
Famous Arkansan and musician Glen Campbell passed away yesterday at the age of 81. Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2011 and had recently been living in a permanent care facility in Nashville, Tennessee. A native of Delight in Pike County, Campbell was considered a pioneer in the field, harnessing accolades such as multiple …
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 …
April 15-23 marks National Park Week and hundreds of programs are set to take place across the nation in celebration of the annual event. Currently, there are over 400 parks within the National Park System, including national seashores, monuments, historical parks, and battlefields. “Each one has a story to tell,” said Acting National Park Service …
Professional and amateur cycling teams head to Fayetteville March 30 through April 2 for the annual Joe Martin Stage Race. Celebrating 40 years, this four-day, four-stage race will host 750 athletes from 27 countries and all 50 states. Today, the race is a draw for top domestic and international cyclists, but it had humble beginnings. …
I can’t think of a more appropriate place for a quilt trail than Stone County in Arkansas. The county seat is Mountain View, which bills itself as the “Folk Music Capital of the World.” It’s home to Ozark Folk Center State Park, America’s only park dedicated to Ozark folkways. Pioneer arts and crafts are practiced …
If you’ve ever lost an hour to watching videos of goats standing on, stomping over, jumping off of or head-butting stuff, boy do we have an event for you! The first-ever Arkansas Goat Festival, a daylong celebration of all things horned, hoofed and bearded, will take place Saturday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 7 …
One of Arkansas’s biggest and most anticipated annual attractions is back Oct. 14-23 with ten more days of rides, games, contests, fun foods, concerts and more! There is nothing like watching a child’s face light up with the thrill of so many fun new things to take in. But all that excitement can overwhelm little …
On October 1, you can dine in two states during a Dine on the Line event in Texarkana. Dinner will be served by Naaman’s Championship BBQ for this 2nd annual fundraiser that benefits the revitalization of the shared downtown. Dine on the Line is a two state, two city event that brings the cities of Texarkana, …