7th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade

A sense of humor and the ability to laugh at ourselves.  Enjoying sheer silliness.  Truly that’s the nature of the people of Hot Springs.  The World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade is testimony to this fun-loving town. The parade lasts a total of 99 ft–the entire length of Bridge Street.   For a High School band, … Read More

Gallery Walk, March 5, Hot Springs

Gallery Walk, held the first Friday of every month, welcomes visitors and local folks to the amazing art galleries in downtown Hot Springs.  This Friday, March 5, from 5-9pm, the art galleries will be open.  Stroll the downtown, sip a glass of wine, nibble on refreshments provided by the galleries, and visit with the artists. One … Read More

Daffodils Days at Garvan Woodland Gardens

Nothing heralds the beginning of springtime like the first blooms of spring!  Last week on a walk in the park, Ray & I saw a proud, yellow jonquil and I immediately felt more hopeful. Hundreds of thousands of daffodils stand in full glory at the Garvan Gardens Daffodil Days.  From February 15 through March 7th, bask … Read More

And They’re Off! Live Thoroughbred Racing at Oaklawn Jockey Club

Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas launches the 2010 race season with four days of live racing, beginning Friday, January 10.   The annual back-in-time Saturday features bargain 50 cent corned beef sandwiches (Oaklawn has GREAT corned beef) and 10 cent soft drinks.  Such a deal, if you don’t mind waiting in line! Oaklawn has the highest … Read More

High Teas Celebrate Christmas in Hot Springs

Butter brickle scones, warm, with Devonshire cream.  Petite fours, Christmas style.  Curried chicken sandwiches.  Cucumber sandwiches.  Fine Portsmouth teas in 3 delightful varieties:  Earl Grey La Creme, Love Me Tender, and African Rooibus.  High Teas at Lookout Point begin with selecting your teapot from our vast selection, and conclude with a tour of the inn … Read More

Hot Springs, Arkansas Named Top U.S. Travel Destination!

Our delightful and beloved town, Hot Springs, Arkansas was named one of the TOP FIVE travel destinations in the United States in 2010 by Trip Advisor!  According to Trip Advisor, the top consumer generated travel review site in the world, Hot Springs ranked #3 in their top travel destination for 2010, just behind Seward, Alaska … Read More

Red Hat Luncheon at Lookout Point

Wafting through the inn today were the peals of laughter, carols sung in three part harmony, and the delicious scent of maple praline bread pudding baking. These wonderful women, The Babes of Wine & Roses, celebrated time together with a luncheon at Lookout Point.  The organizer, Kit, commented in an e-mail to Lookout Point:  Dear … Read More