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Arkansas Road Trips: Plenty of Cool Stuff To Do in These 3 Natural State Towns

by Kat Robinson 9/27/2016 9:19 am

This summer, road trip to these three Arkansas destinations where you and your family can stay, play and do all sorts of cool things.

8 Water Sports to Enjoy on the Lake—From Stand-Up Paddleboarding to Spearfishing

by Sarah Campbell 7/13/2016 12:00 am

Wakesurfing, spearfishing and stand-up paddleboarding are all the rage this season, but the selection of water sports perfect for lake-goers in Arkansas doesn’t stop there. Here are eight water sports that will make a splash on your family’s next lake day.

William Garner, Championed Greers Ferry Lake, Dies

by Jan Cottingham 7/9/2014 4:46 pm

William Garner, who helped champion the development of Greers Ferry Lake, died Sunday at the age of 99.

Decade-long Dispute Over Eden Isle Development Could End in Pulaski County Court

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/13/2014 12:00 am

After almost a decade, a legal dispute between two real estate developers in Heber Springs is still playing out, and this week a court hearing will determine whether or not the battle will continue.

World Championship Cardboard Boat Races in Heber Springs Saturday

by Lauren James 7/26/2013 8:00 am

If you're up around Greers Ferry Lake, stop by the 27th World Championship Cardboard Boat Races, which will take over Sandy Beach in Heber Springs tomorrow (July 27).

20 Experiences You Can Only Get in Arkansas

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/10/2013 12:00 am

All of those Natural State attractions that tourists can only enjoy for a little while are available to residents just about at any time. Here are the first things you must do after moving here

5 Tips for Camping with Kids and 6 Family Campgrounds in Arkansas

by Kelcie Huffstickler 6/25/2013 9:00 am

Many families, though, may be leery of overnight adventures if they have young children. This shouldn’t be, says B.T. Jones, park interpreter at Petit Jean State Park, who explains that there are plenty of ways parents can ease their preschoolers into enjoying the great outdoors.

Surf the Bay Returing to Fairfield Bay This Weekend

by Lauren James 6/13/2013 8:00 am

Catch some waves at the 2nd Annual Surf the Bay, happening tomorrow and Saturday (June 14 - 15) in Fairfield Bay, that will feature WakeSurfing and the new water sport FlyBoarding. Admission is free.

Jim's Notebook: Rejuvenated John Daly Needs 13th Or Better Finish at Wyndham

by Jim Harris 8/16/2012 3:01 pm

With strong finishes in his last two tournaments and with a season that's only had two missed cuts, Dardanelle's John Daly has put himself in position to make golf's post-season, the FedEx Cup, and secure a PGA Tour card for 2013. The only drawback for Daly is that he needs a 13th or better finish in this week's Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, N.C., to crack the No. 125 mark and play in the FedEx Cup.

Discover Arkansas: Find Yourself at Home in The Natural State

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/23/2012 12:00 am

There is a place for everyone in Arkansas, a 176-year-old state with a history and culture as colorful and diverse as its physical landscape. The deep woods of the Ozark Mountains, the wide-open farmlands of the Delta, the slow pace of small-town life or the conveniences and attractions of the big city — Arkansas has it all, including an endless supply of great food, good music, festivals, fishing, hunting, hiking and other recreational activities.

Surf the Bay Wakesurfing Coming to Fairfield Bay Marina Friday-Saturday

by Karen Martin 6/13/2012 7:33 am

Surf the Bay, Arkansas' first wakesurfing event, is coming to the north shore of Greers Ferry Lake Friday and Saturday (June 15-16). Admission is free.

Outdoor Excursions in Arkansas

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/11/2011 12:00 am

Arkansas’s gorgeous scenery has earned the state a well-deserved reputation as an outdoor enthusiast’s Shangri-la. And there’s no wonder why. Home to 600,000 acres of lakes, more than 9,000 miles of streams and rivers, two major mountain ranges and 52 state parks, Arkansas has something for everyone. Whether you seek tranquility, adventure or something in between, you’ll find it all in Arkansas.

Best Places To Retire: Clinton (Special Promotional Section)

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/11/2011 12:00 am

Have you ever dreamed of owning a little cabin in the mountains, perhaps along the banks of a free-flowing river or the shores of a sparkling blue lake? Then, set your sights on Clinton.

Discover Arkansas: The Ozarks

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/11/2011 12:00 am

Photo opportunities abound along Scenic Byway 7, many close to the Buffalo National River near Jasper. Canoe trips are popular down parts of the 150-mile river, and the 95,000 acres of public land surrounding the river offer campgrounds, cabins and other lodging, as well as springs, caves, waterfalls, natural bridges, and walking and hiking trails.

Win a Day at the Lake on July 4 from Yarnell's

by Karen Martin 6/9/2011 2:09 pm

To celebrate the release of Yarnell's Premium Ice Cream's new Lemon Ice Box Pie ice cream, you're invited to enter for a chance to win a day aboard a boat on Greers Ferry Lake over the July 4 weekend for you and 20 friends.

Arkansas Stays Rich in Outdoor Recreation Activities

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/26/2010 12:00 am

Arkansas’s gorgeous scenery has earned the state a well-deserved reputation as an outdoor enthusiast’s Shangri-la. And there’s no wonder why. Home to 600,000 acres of lakes, more than 9,000 miles of crystal-clear streams and rivers, two major mountain ranges and 52 state parks, Arkansas has something for everyone. Whether you seek tranquility, adventure or something in between, you’ll find it all in Arkansas.

Discover Arkansas: Six Great Regions To Explore and Play

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/26/2010 12:00 am

There is a place for everyone in Arkansas, a state with a history and culture as colorful and diverse as its physical landscape. The deep woods of the Ozark Mountains, the wide-open farmlands of the Delta, the slow pace of small-town life or the conveniences and attractions of the big city – Arkansas has it all, including an endless supply of great food, good music, festivals, fishing, hunting, hiking and other recreational activities.

Community Focused: All About The City of Cabot

by Central Arkansas Newcomers Guide Staff 11/1/2009 12:00 am

The distance from Little Rock makes the commute easy, but it also encourages Cabot's development.

Outdoor Adventures: Arkansas Is Rich in Outdoor Recreation Possibilities

by Living in Arkansas staff 8/1/2009 12:00 am

Arkansas’s gorgeous scenery has earned the state a well-deserved reputation as an outdoor enthusiast’s Shangri-la. And there’s no wonder why.

Community Minded: All About The City of Cabot

by Central Arkansas Newcomers Guide Staff 10/1/2008 12:00 am

A team of city, civic, business and community leaders in working together with state and regional partners to attract new business and industry to Cabot.