Hot Springs has long been the city that “has all the fun,” and seeing just how many festivals and events take place in this community throughout the year proves that saying true. From over-the-top attractions to long-running events, new festivals and celebrations, there is something for all ages on any given weekend visit to the Spa City.
So you’re planning a family trip to Hot Springs. The teens want to visit Magic Springs. The younger kids want lake time. Dad wants to golf, and mom is looking forward to a spa day. While you can fit all of that in – you may be wondering if there’s a family activity that will make everyone happy. The answer is YES! Try an escape room!
Temperatures are still sitting in the triple digits some days here in Arkansas, but many of you are just days away from a new school year, heralding the end of summer. Arkansas’s Tax Free Weekend is this weekend and we want to help you prepare your fall wardrobe that is comfortable with that extra POP the kids like. There are many great places to shop and we would like to give you our top 4 to make sure you hit this weekend. But first, this season’s fashion forecast.
If you’re not hitting Hot Springs for ice cream, you’re missing out on some of the best the The Natural State has to offer. To help shout out what’s good in town, I took one for the team by visiting a few ice cream shops and rounding up the rest.
Summer in Arkansas can be, shall we say, hot. Really hot. Hot and humid and bright. And sometimes, you just need to find a way to stay cool. Here Jerusalem Jackson Greer's favorite ways to beat the heat when visiting Hot Springs in the summer months.
The National Park Service is celebrating its centennial birthday this summer, and you can take part right in downtown Hot Springs! When you think of a National Park, you probably think of the great outdoors, wild animals, and park rangers, but Hot Springs National Park is very different!
I was out for lunch with a friend the other day at the Superior Bathhouse Brewery and we were talking about how much fun Bathhouse Row would be for a girls night out! There is just so much to do and you can get anywhere you need to be on foot so no worrying about driving, or getting a taxi, or Uber...it's perfect!
Hot Springs has been a vacation staple in our family’s life for so many years that I sometimes forget that not everyone knows the ins and outs like we do. While Hot Springs is a great place for a weekend or week-long vacation, I personally love my day-outings just as much (more maybe even more!) So I thought I would take you along on a little tour of all my favorite “hidden gems” in Hot Springs, all of which you can visit on a single day excursion!
Brenda McClain, Gallery Director for Art on the Green in Conway, tells of her love for Hot Springs and its nationally recognized art community. For over 25 years, art galleries in Hot Springs have stayed open late on the first Friday of each month for Gallery Walk; hosting openings of new exhibits by local, regional, national and international artists and inviting visitors in to meet the artists.
One of the best things about summertime is being able to sit outside, drink an ice cold drink, and enjoy a good meal with friends and family and what better place to do that than the Spa City? If you are looking for the perfect place to dine alfresco in Hot Springs this summer you have come to the right place. In no particular order, here are 12 alfresco restaurants in Hot Springs.