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

by Kat Robinson 7/18/2016 12:00 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.

Hot Springs’ Other Famous Water: The Tri-Lakes

by Hot Springs Guest Guide 2/29/2016 12:40 am

Thermal springs aren’t the only popular water in this resort town. In recent years, the city has become known as a recreational hot spot thanks to three lakes on its southern and western edges.

Our House Eighth Annual Tie One On Fundraiser Set for Dec. 4

by Jess Ardrey 11/24/2014 7:31 am

Come for the charity, stay for the fun and go home with great prizes.

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.

What To See and Do in Hot Springs' Lake District

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

Hot Springs has become known as a recreational hot spot, thanks to the presence of three lakes -- Lake Ouachita, Lake Hamilton and Lake Catherine -- on its southern and western edges.

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.

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.

Houseboat Rentals Available on Lake Ouachita near Hot Springs

by Karen Martin 1/25/2010 9:10 am

When the weather warms up a little, consider a cushy getaway with a bunch of your best pals on a big, beautiful houseboat near Hot Springs.

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.

Arkansas State Parks: 75 Years of History, Preservation and Recreation

by Kat Robinson 8/1/2008 12:00 am

State parks showcase our state’s natural treasures, reveal its history, and offer recreation and enjoyment for everyone. This year, the Arkansas State Park system celebrates its 75th anniversary with activities, celebrations and openings across the state.

Honeymoon Planning: Choosing A Common Interest Will Help Plan Your Getaway

by Arkansas Bride staff 7/1/2007 12:00 am

Honeymoon planning can be as stressful as handling the wedding day itself. The key: develop a romantic getaway with a common interest in mind. From sports to spas, holiday outings and rustic hideaways, here's some suggestions.