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

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

Top 4 Hot Springs Holiday Concerts 2016

Music fills the air in November and December in Hot Springs with concerts all over town. The concerts range from big band to string ensembles to handbells to women’s barbershop chorus to flutes and more! We start celebrating before Thanksgiving and keep the music going until Christmas. With so many opportunities to get into the … Read More

Southern Living Picks Hot Springs Inn for The South’s Best Inns!

Lookout Point Lakeside Inn is bursting with pride! Southern Living Magazine‘s November 2016 issue has named our inn as one of “The South’s Best Inns” and its choice for the state of Arkansas. Southern Living noted that Lookout Point Lakeside Inn, located on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, is truly an inn for all seasons … Read More

2016 Thanksgiving Gratitude in Hot Springs

As we look forward to celebrating Thanksgiving in a few weeks, I have been thinking past holidays.  Some years we spent with extended family, some times with just our “nuclear” family, some years with friends, and many holidays have been spent working to ensure others have a great holiday. We strongly believe that living a … Read More

Rock Hounds Love Crystal Mining in Hot Springs

One Hot Springs gem that is often times overlooked is quartz mining. In fact, geologists have named Arkansas and Brazil as the best places in the world to find quality quartz crystals. In 1976, the quartz crystal was named the official Arkansas state mineral. The Ouachita Mountain surrounding Hot Springs was considered a mystical location … Read More

Hot Springs, Arkansas Colorful Past, Present and Future

Hot Springs is rife with an interesting history starting with the Native American inhabitants before the first Europeans arrived. The Native Americans referred to this area as Valley of the Vapors and they obviously understood the significance of the hot springs, befitting from the healing of the hot mineral waters. In the mid-1500s Spanish and … Read More