Walking the Labyrinth at Lookout Point, Hot Springs

When Ray and I first talked about building Lookout Point Inn we discussed the possibility of incorporating a labyrinth into the landscape. Then, the more we planned the more it became a very necessary component of our design. The labyrinth is a beautiful part of our landscape sitting adjacent to the gardens and breathtaking yet … Read More

Lake Hamilton Wedding in Hot Springs

On a gorgeous April day, with a perfectly blue sky and slight breeze, Jeff and Tracy exchanged vows at Lookout Point. Standing before family and friends, the couple chose the lakeside labyrinth for the site of their lakeside garden wedding. Tracy’s stylish bridesmaids carried yellow bouquets, and the chairs were also adorned with yellow pom-poms. … Read More

Congrats to Lookout Point’s New Master Gardener!

The typical response for everyone that steps  into our gardens is lots of oohing and aahing.   Our gardens really take your breath away with stunning beauty. Such beauty doesn’t just happen: the gardens were lovingly and painstakingly planned with the help of local landscape architect Liz Frazier. For years our gardener Pat lovingly cared for … Read More

Better Homes & Gardens Blog Brags on Hot Springs

The editor of Better Homes & Gardens Country Gardens magazine, James Baggett recently included Hot Springs, Garvan Gardens, and our inn in the  BHG blog.  It was our honor to welcome James to the inn!He’s been a magazine editor for 30 years, and he is full of life, and great ideas. Rarely one to sit … Read More

Hot Springs’ Labyrinth Inspires Reflection & Poetry

One of the truly unique features of Lookout Point’s lakeside gardens is the 11-circuit labyrinth.  If you’re unfamiliar with a labyrinth, it is a historic form of walking prayer and meditation.  Unlike a maze, the labyrinth has no dead ends.  Ours is modeled after the Chartres, France labyrinth from the 13th century! Recent guest David … Read More

Muses Creativity Week Enjoys Tea at Lookout Point

Lookout Point Lakeside In hosted the participants of the Muses Creativity Week for high tea and a labyrinth walk last Sunday.  While sipping on tea and savoring scones, the group delighted to the amazing music of Shana Norton, harpist from Austin, Texas.  This was a first for the inn–the soothing harp melodies wafting throughout.  Shana … Read More

Church Group Meets at Lookout Point, Hot Springs

Completing the 27-week Companions in Christ study, this terrific group celebrated at Lookout Point with further study, lunch, the sacrament of Holy Communion, and a labyrinth walk.  Thanks to Darby, the group facilitator, for choosing Lookout Point as their site for their final group meeting.  The class presented Darby with a dogwood tree, in thanksgiving … Read More

Easter Sunrise at Lookout Point Lakeside Inn, Hot Springs

Every Easter, I have the great privilege of celebrating Easter with a sunrise service on our lakeside garden labyrinth. This morning the rains held off until after the service, the birds sang out in loud chorus, and we heard the holy resurrection story from the Gospel of Mark, in both English and Spanish. Guests, staff, … Read More