Escape Rooms in Hot Springs, Arkansas

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!

Back-to-School Style 2016, Tax Free Weekend

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.

We Scream for Ice Cream in Hot Springs

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.

Beat the Heat in Hot Springs Arkansas!

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.

Exploring Hot Springs National Park with Kids

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!

The Hidden Gems of Hot Springs

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!

#TBT - Movies at the Market Picnic

Summer is the perfect time for slowing down and traveling – even time traveling! And that is just what you can do when you visit Hot Springs Movies at the Market showing at The Hot Springs Historical Farmers Market. Each Thursday night in June and July you are invited to travel back to a time when life moved at a slower pace, and when families and friends all loaded up in the car and went to watch movies in the great outdoors, enjoying great company and entertainment.

Spectacular Summer Events in Hot Springs

Summer is a great time to visit Hot Springs, and I always enjoy looking ahead at the calendar to see what sort of events are coming up, planning both our day and overnight excursions.

Hot Springs Bucket List

Many iconic things come to mind when you picture visiting Hot Springs including the horse races at Oaklawn and Bathhouse Row. But there's so much more to the Spa City! Consider this a sort of Hot Springs bucket list - you might not be able to do everything on the list in one trip, but it's a fun way explore the city over and over again. Where will you start? In no particular order, here are 51 fun things to do in Hot Springs.

A Look Back: Walking the Promenade

Growing up in Hot Springs I was lucky enough to experience the beauty and magical feel of the city every day. When I was a little girl I would stay with my grandparents a lot during the summer while my mom worked and nearly every morning my Poppy and I had the same routine...we would get up, meet some of his friends for breakfast at McDonalds and then we would go for a walk. We walked all over Hot Springs but my absolute favorite place was, and still is, the Grand Promenade.