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The Best Places To Visit in Arkansas

Planning an August Getaway before the kiddos go back to school? Arkansas is ideal! Arkansas is close, affordable, family friendly, has buried treasure and old world charm. If you haven't been to a Presidential Library you don't know what you are missing. The Clinton Library is in Little Rock, the roof top is a garden with a world class view. Plan your Arkansas vacation today!

Botanical Gardens in Arkansas - University of Arkansas Botanical Gardens - Garvan Gardens

Garvan Gardens is the University of Arkansas botanical garden. Come visit the crown jewel of botanical gardens in Arkansas! A pristine park that includes a topiary with a dragon that roars that will enchant the kids and keep them happy to be in the car for the short drive to this amazing park. The phoenix constructed of beautiful living plants alone is worth the drive.

Moss Mountain Farm Rose Garden | P. Allen Smith

The Rose Garden is located at Moss Mountain Farm which sits on top of a ridge overlooking the Arkansas River Valley. Located just 30 minutes outside of Little Rock, Arkansas this idyllic setting blurs the lines between garden and home, heritage and modern.

P Allen Smith's farm is available for open house tours, private events and weddings. You can Watch the video below to get a preview of the experience at Moss Mountain Farm.

Diamond Mines - Crater of Diamonds State Park

Park Visitor Finds 8.52-carat White Diamond on June 24: An eight-and-a-half carat diamond was found Wednesday (June 24) at the Crater of Diamonds State Park by a visitor from Colorado. She found her gem after only 20 minutes of searching.

Hotels in Hot Springs AR | Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa | Hot Springs Arkansas Hotels

Official Website. The historic Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, Arkansas's largest hotel, is located in the heart of downtown Hot Springs National Park. The American Treasure has been hosting guests as one of the South's premiere resorts since 1875.

The Ohio Club - Hot Springs, Arkansas

The Ohio Club is Hot Springs oldest bar. Live music 7 nights a week. Great food too. Hot Springs best nightlife. Hot Springs best bar.

Superior Bathhouse Brewery

Superior Bathhouse has a craft beer tasting room on historic bathhouse row in Hot Springs, AR. Here is a quote from their slip sheet marketing piece: "After sitting vacant for 30 years, the historic Superior Bathhouse in Hot Springs National Park has been renovated and re-imagined into Hot Springs first Craft Beer Tasting Room." When I visited the owner and server were attentive, filled with positive energy and the service was just plain outstanding. And for the record I don't drink beer and the wonderful server found a beer that tasted very grape-fruity which I actually liked. I had a marvelous time in the tasting room.

Hot Springs Wax Museum

No trip to Hot Springs is complete without a visit to the Josephine Tussaud Wax Museum. This unique attraction takes you through seven different worlds in more than 30 magnificent settings. See everything from celebrities, royalty and presidents to historically accurate battle scenes and a creation of Leonardo Da Vinci's "Last Supper."

Murfreesboro Arkansas - Queen of Diamonds Inn

Murfreesboro Arkansas, near the Crater of Diamonds, Lake Greeson, the Little Missouri River and the Ouachita Mountains, is southwest Arkansas' center for vacations and trips, antiquing, fly fishing, hunting, camping, hiking and water sports.

Quapaw Baths & Spa | Hot Springs, AR | Day Spa & Bathhouse

Quapaw Baths & Spa ... the perfect place to immerse in Hot Springs' acclaimed thermal waters and indulge in luxurious spa services. We offer it all in our beautiful, historic bathhouse, rich with the most modern spa amenities and comforts.

Arkansas Walk of Fame | Hot Springs, Arkansas

Hot Springs' newest attraction is the Arkansas Walk of Fame, honoring the lives of great Arkansas who have made a significant contribution to our society. General Douglas MacArthur, baseball great Brooks Robinson, President Bill Clinton, and Dr. James Dobson are among the recent inductees. Be sure to take in some great Arkansas history!

Hot Springs, AR Bed and Breakfast :: Ultimate Romantic Getaways

Lookout Point Lakeside Inn is an exceptional Hot Springs, AR bed and breakfast. Nestled in the Ouachita Mountains overlooking a tranquil bay of beautiful Lake Hamilton, Lookout Point is a sanctuary for body and soul. You will experience luxury, pampering, relaxation, superb hospitality and privacy in our Hot Springs, Arkansas bed and breakfast.

Heifer International | Charity Ending Hunger And Poverty

Heifer International is a charity organization working to end hunger and poverty around the world by providing livestock and training to struggling communities.