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!

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.

Itinerary: Family Weekend in Hot Springs

We’re going to let you in on a little secret. Kids don’t really like visiting Hot Springs --- they LOVE it! From amusement and water parks to hands-on museums and more, there’s no shortage of fun for families in the Spa City. Moms and dads love bringing the groups here because there are plenty of options to entertain groups containing toddlers and teens.