Author: Jennifer Barnett Reed

Travel Arkansas: Paradise on Two Wheels

Arkansas’ backroads are a biker’s dream Top photo: Bikes, Blues & BBQ in Fayetteville, has raised more than 1.3 million for local charities since 2000. / Photo courtesy of Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism   may not know it if you stick to four-wheeled transportation, but Arkansas is one of the most popular destinations […]

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Travel Arkansas: Don’t keep your hands to yourself

At Arkansas’ interactive children’s museums, kids learn through hands-on play. Photography by Sara Edwards Neal TOP PHOTO: “Dinosaurs: Fossils Exposed” exhibit on display at the Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville.   of a certain age may remember piling on to hot, dusty school buses toting paper bag lunches for the annual field trip to Mid-America […]

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Travel Arkansas: Boom … With a Twist

Skydivers, pie-eating contests, a pig roast and old-timey music add an extra spark to Independence Day festivities around the state. Photography by Jerry Wilcoxen and courtesy of ASUMH   you’re not sure where to go to see fireworks this Independence Day, here’s a tip: just head toward the nearest major body of water and wait […]

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