Hot Springs is known as one of Arkansas's most popular tourist destinations. Nestled in between the Diamond Lakes, speckled with a plethora of grand, fun and friendly attractions, dotted with great shopping opportunities and blessed with world-famous thermal bathing, the Spa City is a top choice for travelers looking for the right place to kick back and relax.
The city's most famous accommodations can be found within an edifice overlooking the famed Hot Springs Bathhouse Row.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Monday, August 24, 2015
But then I tried Tommy's Famous... A Pizzeria, and that went out the window.
Friday, August 21, 2015
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
If you were to pick one restaurant that bears the hallmarks of the overall average of all Arkansas restaurants, it'd look like the Wagon Wheel.
Friday, August 14, 2015
Thursday, August 13, 2015
McClard’s and Craig Brothers’ comes to mind), coleslaw on the top and sometimes, the desire to serve one’s meat on white bread.
Here are some places to go now that the kids are back in school.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow is a special place for me and other writers. I've been longing to spend a significant amount of time here for ages. My first stay here was in July 2012, for just one night. I was a guest speaker at the Colony for the Fleur Delicious Festival, and I was kindly offered a place to stay. What I didn't realize then was this would become my secret bedroom, my lair for when I really needed to get the words out.
Because of this, I've never taken Grav here... and it's a shame. The boy will not wait for food.
Monday, August 10, 2015
However, bogs are important eco-systems that often get overlooked. They're fragile, and even footprints can cause problems for plants who need the spongy, water-filled soil to grow.
The Weeks Bay Pitcher Plant Bog between Magnolia Springs and Fairhope, Alabama is meant to help preserve a unique area, part waterscape, part landscape, where carnivorous plants can grow.
Sunday, August 9, 2015
Of them, Loree's Cattleman's Restaurant in Green Forest is a real gem. The Cattleman's Restaurant has stood since 1958, as part of, I kid you not, a sale barn. It is truly a local gem, with clientele that usually seems restricted to people who all know each other. Everyone really does seem to know everyone by name.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
If you're looking for a reasonably priced place to grab a bite in the morning hours in Eureka Springs, you might go ahead and give The Filling Station a shot.
Friday, August 7, 2015
But I got to see a whole lot of kids get moving this week at MacArthur Park, thanks to the Mixify Tour. More than 200 teenagers from Little Rock and close by gathered to enjoy the events surrounding the tour. The aim? To help teenagers find balance in their lives, especially when it comes to diet and exercise.