by: Kat Robinson

A romantic getaway to the Spa City is a delightful way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Whether your loved one is a romantic, loves to relax or truly is a kid at heart, there are places perfect for spending this splendid weekend.

How do you choose between Hot Springs’ many bed and breakfasts, cabins, hotels and other lodging options?  Let these topics guide you in making your decision.

Romance. Hot Springs is home to dozens of world-class bed-and-breakfast properties, many within Victorian homes from the turn of the 19th century. Enjoy such amenities as gourmet breakfasts, lushly decorated rooms, clawfoot or soaking tubs and hosts with an intimate knowledge about the area’s best spots for couples. Click here to read about Hot Springs area bed and breakfasts.

 Hilltop Manor front porch

Relax. For generations, individuals have come to Hot Springs to take in the thermal baths at one of the famed Bathhouse Row bathhouses. Today, you can book a package with a local hotel to be transported to and from one of these great facilities. Or stay at the Arlington Hotel Resort and Spa or The Springs Hotel & Spa, two hotels connected with the famed thermal waters, which offer spa services such as baths and massages on-site. Click here for more about Hot Springs spas & baths.

Reconnect. Amongst Hot Springs’ large variety of accommodations, you’ll find a fine selection of classic motorcourts and historic inns. Stay in a cute highway cottage, or at an old-fashioned 50s style motel and save your money for iconic eateries, historic walks and the Oaklawn experience.

The Promenade in Hot Springs Arkansas 

Retreat. Step away from everyday life with a cabin or a condo on Lake Hamilton. With miles of nearby shoreline and thousands of acres of woods all around the city, you’ll find your perfect get-away where you can truly get away from it all.

Reminisce. Think back to an early time in your life and spend a carefree weekend, recalling what it’s like to be a kid again. Enjoy a day at Mid-America Science Museum on the west side of town, choose accommodations near mini-golf and go cart tracks, and celebrate all the great things that keep us young.

Refresh. Wake up with a lakeside view. Whether you prefer to watch sunrises or sunsets over Lake Hamilton, there’s a property for you. Click here to check out properties right on the lake.

Lookout Pointe Inn on Lake Hamilton

Kat Robinson is a food and travel writer based in Little Rock, Arkansas.  She travels Arkansas and the South searching for good stories, tall tales and the next great little restaurant. She blogs at