State Basketball Finals March 9th-11th Return to Hot Springs

Come see some of the best basketball players in the state of Arkansas play for the state title. Hot Springs’ Bank of the Ozarks Arena will host the State Basketball Finals March 9th -11th. All divisions, 1A – 7A, will play their final game at Bank of the Ozarks Arena. The top two teams from … Read More

St. Patricks day

2017 World’s Shortest St. Pat’s Parade with Alfonso plus Clydesdales!

The 14th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 17 is always a zany, hilarious blast! Come see the Alfonso Ribiero (Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Dancing With the Stars, plus America’s Funniest Videos) as Grand Marshall! This parade is wild proof that Hot Springs does not take itself too seriously. In addition to Alfonso, you’ll … Read More

New Look for Hotel Rooms Overlooking Lake Hamilton

At Lookout Point Lakeside Inn, we are constantly making changes and updating guest experiences. The conversion of the former Possum Grape Queen Room to the Paris Queen Room is complete. And we are so delighted with the changes!  In case you don’t know, all of our rooms are names after towns in Arkansas. There really … Read More

Two Fun February Events in Hot Springs

In addition to live horse racing and romantic getaways throughout the month of February, two different but entertaining events occur. The Home & Outdoor Show takes place Feb. 3-4 at the Hot Springs Convention Center The wildly popular 13th Annual Chocolate Festival is Feb 5 at Embassy Suites Hotel & Spa The Home & Garden … Read More

Love Is In The Air Throughout February

Long stem roses, champagne, fine chocolates, couples massage… It is easy to romance your Love in Hot Springs while staying Lookout Point.  In addition to the luxury accommodations, you and “Your’s truly” will wake up to gourmet breakfast and then an innkeepers reception in the afternoon.  You can stay “inn” watching a movie, reading a … Read More

Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr in Hot Springs

Once again, we celebrate the birthday of one of our country’s great leaders, with the holiday on January 16. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. worked tirelessly in his short life for the equality of all people, and he endeavored to complete his mission nonviolently.  I believe if Dr. King were still with us, he’d encourage … Read More

Your Next Getaway: Holiday Recovery

Each year, the holidays are filled with many gatherings. Though these range in size, are filled with great food and amazing fellowship with friends and family, the weeks of gatherings and shopping leave me feeling overwhelmed. As a self-proclaimed introvert, I leave the holidays feeling like I need to recharge. The new year offers the opportunity to … Read More

We’re Off to the Races Starting January 13 in Hot Springs

There’s usually a lull after the holidays when all the lights are put away, the gifts exchanged and we’re contemplating-but-not-following a New Year’s diet. Not in Hot Springs! We’re gearing up for the exciting live thoroughbred racing season starting Jan. 13 at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming. Racing season runs 3-5 days each week and culminates April 15 with the … Read More