Tagged: hot springs national park

From Bathhouse to Hotel, Hot Springs' Hale to Be Reborn

by Jan Cottingham 8/28/2017 12:00 am

In the 32 years since they moved to Hot Springs, Pat and Ellen McCabe have seen the transformation of downtown Hot Springs. Now, with the couple’s repurposing of the Hale Bathhouse into a boutique hotel, they’ll be directly participating in that transformation.

Hot Springs Sees Bathhouse Row Begin to Fill Up

by Jan Cottingham 8/28/2017 12:00 am

When the Hotel Hale opens sometime next year in the old Hale Bathhouse, only one of the eight bathhouses on Hot Springs’ Bathhouse Row will be empty. And Josie Fernandez, superintendent of Hot Springs National Park, is hopeful the Maurice won’t be vacant much longer.

Hot Springs Accentuates The Offbeat to Its Marketing Allure

by Kyle Massey 7/10/2017 12:00 am

So what does an inventive and industrious tourism marketer do when he already has many of the state’s top attractions? In Hot Springs, one answer is coming up with weirder, stranger things.

Plans for Bathhouse Hotel, Outdoor Spas, Bike Trails Percolate in Hot Springs

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

News is bubbling up in Hot Springs, where Mayor Pat McCabe and his wife, Ellen, are planning a boutique hotel in the Hale Bathhouse and the city is brainstorming on what to do with the site of the old Majestic Hotel.

Leasing Program Brings Business to Hot Springs' Bathhouse Row

by Associated Press 10/5/2014 1:51 pm

All but the Maurice and Hale bath houses are currently occupied, and business on Bathhouse Row is thriving, according to Hot Springs National Park Superintendent Josie Fernandez.

Arkansas National Parks Create $138.9M in Economic Benefit in 2012, Down From 2011

by Lee Hogan 3/5/2014 9:20 pm

A new report by the National Park Service shows more than 2.7 million people spent $138.9 million and supported 2,014 jobs while visiting Arkansas’ national parks in 2012.

Hot Springs’ Healing Powers: Mineral Water, Massages and More

by Hot Springs Guest Guide 1/6/2014 12:00 am

No trip to Hot Springs would be complete without visiting the bathhouses and spas. For centuries, visitors have flocked to these 47 springs in hopes that the pure, thermal waters bubbling up from the earth would heal their ailments.

Paradise Found: A History of Hot Springs

by Hot Springs Guest Guide 1/6/2014 12:00 am

From early exploration of its healing waters and the city’s infamous mobster past to its Major League appeal and Tri-Lakes reputation – there’s a lot to learn about Arkansas’ favorite tourist destination.

Celebrate National Park Week with These Events

by Lauren James 4/22/2013 8:00 am

National parks around Arkansas are celebrating National Park Week by waiving their fees and offering a few special events to the public. See what you can get into this week.

One-Tank Travels: 3 Trips You Can Take This Weekend

by Lauren James 2/21/2013 8:00 am

Get out this weekend and take in a short road trip to some place outside of the metro area. Here are three options.

Win Big Bucks in Hot Springs Fishing Challenge Starting May 1

by Karen Martin 4/27/2012 7:02 am

You could win from $250-$10,000 in the Hot Springs Fishing Challenge May 1-July 31 on Lake Hamilton and Lake Catherine at Hot Springs National Park.

Take These 5 Scenic Day Trips Throughout Arkansas

by Little Rock Guest Guide Staff 4/9/2012 12:00 am

Tour more of the Natural State while you're visiting Little Rock. You won't have to go far for more fun.

Fun Never Stops in Historic Hot Springs

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2012 12:00 am

Tourism is the engine that drives the economy of the area surrounding Hot Springs National Park, and the engine is running strong. With a varied menu of entertainment and sporting opportunities, the Hot Springs area offers enough choices to keep 3 million visitors coming to the city and its surroundings every year.

Destination: Hot Springs - Making the Most of a Weekend Getaway

by Amanda Hoelzeman 1/9/2012 12:00 am

The Spa City is such an exciting vacation spot, it’s hard to decide what to do first. Lucky for you, we’re here to help. We spent a fun-filled weekend in Hot Springs, experiencing a wide variety of the city’s most luxurious accommodations, delicious dining and coolest attractions. It was pure bliss, and we want to share that experience with you. Whether you’re getting away for a long weekend or a couple of days mid-week, you can’t go wrong with a trip to Hot Springs.

The Hot Springs Guest Guide Directory to Outdoor Attractions

by Hot Springs Guest Guide Staff 1/9/2012 12:00 am

Our guide to Hot Springs' exciting outdoor activities, including golf, horseback riding, canoeing, hiking and so much more.

The Hot Springs Guest Guide Directory to Spas and Bathhouses

by Hot Springs Guest Guide Staff 1/9/2012 12:00 am

No trip to Hot Springs would be complete without visiting the bathhouses and spas. Use our directory to find the best in Hot Springs, on and off Bathhouse Row.

De Soto, Gambling, Resorts and the Mob: A History of Hot Springs

by Hot Springs Guest Guide Staff 1/9/2012 12:00 am

It's impossible to visit Hot Springs without talking about its history. Visitors with little interest in the old days can't help but feel thousands of years of history bubbling up every minute.

Best Places To Retire: Hot Springs Village (Special Promotional Section)

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

Consider its prime location and you’ll know why more than 35,000 families have bought into Hot Springs Village, a recreation and retirement community located just minutes from Hot Springs National Park and Bathhouse Row, Oaklawn Racing & Gaming and the beautiful Ouachita Mountains and lakes.

Discover Arkansas: The Ouachitas

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

The Ouachitas’ largest city, Hot Springs, is known for horse racing at Oaklawn Park and for Bathhouse Row, which consists of turn-of-the-century bathhouses. The only city in the nation to encompass a national park, Hot Springs was named for the mineral waters that bubble up from 47 underground springs and maintain a consistent temperature of 143 degrees.

Get Tickets Today for Hot Springs' Wine, Food & Art Extravanza May 2

by Karen Martin 4/28/2010 7:05 am

One of Hot Springs' best parties, this evening of wine tasting, dining and art enjoyment will be held from 4:30-8 p.m. May 2 in the lobbies of eight historic bathhouses. Tickets are $100 through today; $125 at the door -- if there are any left.