Category archives: Travel

Fishing the Diamond Lakes of Arkansas

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Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Arkansas is home to more than 600,000 acres of lakes. Among these are five in Southwest Arkansas collectively known as the Diamond Lakes. These are Lake Ouachita and Lake Hamilton at Hot Springs, Lake Catherine near Malvern, DeGray Lake at Arkadelphia and Lake Greeson between Glenwood and[...]

Haralson, Smith named to Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

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Chuck Haralson, former chief photographer for the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, and author Ken Smith were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame today during a luncheon at the 43rd annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Little Rock. The Hall of Fame honor is presented annually to an individual or individuals who have been actively[...]

21 c Museum Hotel Bentonville

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Located on the northeast corner of the Bentonville town square and a short walk to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville is a 104-room boutique hotel, contemporary art museum, cultural center and home to The Hive restaurant, led by executive chef Matthew McClure. With over 12,000 square feet of exhibition space and extensive[...]

Spring Kayak Campout Adventures

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Arkansas Parks & Tourism At 40,000 acre, Lake Ouachita is known as the largest lake in the state. The lake is surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest and is a favorite for those who enjoy the outdoors. We just got word from Lake Ouachita State Park interpreter Kayla Gomance that the park is taking reservations for their Spring Kayak Campout Adve[...]

More Than Culinary Technique

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he pinnacle of activity at Petit Jean typically takes place at Winthrop Rockefeller Institute – an inviting place that fosters collaboration and learning. “Ideas that shape our future rarely come from lone minds” as its website states. “They take shape from the combination of diverse thought and experience. Our aim is to provide a special place atop the br[...]

Bentonville Has Exploded Onto The Mountain Biking Scene

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Rider: Rosara Joseph. Photo: Carl Zoch. Reposted from singletracks.com Bentonville, Arkansas has exploded onto the mountain biking scene with a massive influx of trail building funds from the Walton family. IMBA has gotten completely on board with this trail development, choosing Bentonville as the location for their 2016 World Summit. As of press time[...]

A Health-Geared Travel Checklist

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If you are traveling for a family vacation or last-minute road trip, make sure you pack appropriately especially if you are on medications! Our complete travel checklist will help you make sure you've got everything you need for a successful trip! - CHI St. Vincent   Download their checklist now!