How to Celebrate the New Year in Hot Springs AR

In Hot Springs AR, there are several festive events to help you celebrate the start of a new year, but sometimes the best way to appreciate a new beginning is to spend it in a peaceful, quiet setting. Here are three of our favorite tips to help you start your year on the right note! … Read More

Crystal Mining Near Hot Springs :: Fall Weekend Getaway

Fall is a great time of year to consider making a trip to Hot Springs to visit the Ron Coleman Crystal Mine in Jessieville, which is a short distance from Hot Springs. The cooler weather makes digging for crystals a lot more fun. For those wanting to learn more about the crystal mines, a digging Lecture … Read More

Fall Colors in Arkansas :: Luxury Hot Springs Getaway

If you are searching for beautiful fall colors in autumn, you’ll find a colorful view from your room overlooking Lake Hamilton and the low-lying Ouachita Mountains in the distance. To enjoy a drive through the colors, virtually every drive from Hot Springs sports stunning colors and some twisty roads. Typically every October offers the best … Read More

Great Day Trip Ideas from Hot Springs, AR :: Romantic B&B Getaway

Earlier this week my daughter, good friend and I set out on a day trip near Little Rock, about an hour from Hot Springs. Our day consisted of seeing some things we’d never experienced before, starting with the Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, a national historic landmark, near Scott, Arkansas. Three Toltec mounds remain from … Read More

Hot Springs JazzFest :: Labor Day Weekend 2015

One of the great things to do in New Orleans is to spend some time listening to the amazing jazz performed at Preservation Hall. The wonderful musicians and the incredible jazz they perform fill souls for quite a while. Coming to Hot Springs Sept. 2-7 is the annual JazzFest and it is a musical treat … Read More

3 Best Barbecue Joints in Hot Springs

Don’t get me wrong, barbecue is great anytime of the year, but it seems to lend itself best to summer. There are quite a number of great barbecue joints – they seem better described as joints rather than restaurants – all over Arkansas and we have some of the very best right here in Hot … Read More

Gallery Walk is a Hot Springs Treasure!

One of the most delightful evening strolls in Historic Downtown Hot Springs on the first Friday of every month is Gallery Walk. It’s an enjoyable event for those of us who live in Hot Springs and a very special outing for out-of-town visitors who just happen to be in Hot Springs on that Friday evening. … Read More

Mystic Creatures at Garvan Gardens :: Hot Springs Attraction

Last year I thoroughly enjoyed visiting the Mystic Creatures topiary structures at Garvan Woodlands Gardens. The topiaries are large in scale and it boggles my brain trying to determine how in the world the artists came up with the ideas for each structure and how they carried them out with plants. Each display is made … Read More