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!

Twelve Alfresco Dining Spots You Don't Want to Miss

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.

#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.

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.

Why Motorcyclists LOVE Hot Springs

Motorcyclists need two things to make a trip complete: great roads with gorgeous scenery and somewhere fun to unwind after a day of riding. What a coincidence -- Hot Springs is known for having both!

Explore Hot Springs By Air, Land and Water

After a visitor to Hot Springs, Arkansas discovered an 8.25 carat diamond at a nearby state park, the world has been curious about what other AMAZING adventures can be found when exploring the area. Have no fear, travelers! We've handpicked some breathtaking locations and awe-inspiring activities for you to enjoy the Spa City -- be it by land, water or sky!

Fishing in Hot Springs

Nestled next to a National Park and with two sprawling lakes in the city to choose from, Hot Springs is definitely a dream come true for area outdoorsmen. Don’t believe us? Check out the 45-pound fish that was caught on Lake Hamilton recently! Whether you’re looking to catch the big one or simply relax on the lake, we’ve pulled together some tips to help you start planning your trip.

Autumn Observations in Hot Springs

I’ve lived in big cities and small towns. I’ve lived in south Louisiana, Chicago and Hawaii—but for beauty— my notion of beauty—Hot Springs is the most beautiful place I’ve ever lived and as for seasonal change, Autumn in Hot Springs is the richest treasure of them all.

It's Spring at Garvan Woodland Gardens

Garvan Woodland Gardens is the botanical garden of the University of Arkansas. Located in the beautiful Ouachita Mountains, the Gardens are an example of The Natural State at its best.