Eksplor creates engaging games for Arkansas travel destinations

Submitted by Eksplor Gaming Eksplor Gaming recently released its first series of games to promote travel to regions and destinations as part of a program designed with Arkansas’s Department of Tourism.  To view the games, visit: www.arkansas.com/eksplor-games. Eksplor is a startup venture that creates digital games to help travel destinations engage their visitors in both educational […]

Carrboro’s Heritage Embraces Preservation of the Town’s Early Architecture

Affectionately known as “The Paris of the Piedmont,” Carrboro was first settled in the late-1800s along a University of North Carolina railroad spur and quickly became a mill town. Today, 20,000 people call it home.  The town’s railroad depot, first textile mill, and a former grist mill, all listed in the National Register of Historic […]

Test your Arkansas knowledge with new digital games

Travelers in The Natural State have a new way to enhance their explorations. A new series of digital games will help visitors delve deeper into Arkansas destinations and test their knowledge about the state. To view and play the games, visit: www.arkansas.com/eksplor-games. Featuring interactive content and activities, the games are designed for use before visiting […]

Arkansas State Parks Reopens Shooting Range at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

(ROGERS, Ark.) – The shooting range at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area reopens at 8 a.m., on June 18, 2021. The redesigned shooting range has five shooting lanes, including one lane designed for wheelchair use, is 100 yards long, and is free for the public to use. “Outdoor recreation is so important to Arkansans and is […]

June 16: A Letter From NATJA’s CEO

Happy Summer! While we are only a few days away from the “official” date, we wanted to extend greetings for what seems to be a full re-opening for the United States. It is our hope that our Canadian members will soon be joining us so tourism can rebound on what is likely to be a […]

Legacy of LGBTQ Community Celebrated During Pride Month

LGBT Pride Month occurs in the United States to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969. As a result, many pride events are held during this month to recognize the impact LGBT people have had in the world. Leaders and influencers who lived the history of LGBTQ rights in Chapel Hill, […]

First concert of Argenta Plaza Summer Music Series held this Saturday

NORTH LITTLE ROCK (June 15, 2021) – The Argenta Plaza Summer Music Series, hosted by the North Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau (North Little Rock CVB), will kick off this Saturday, June 19, at 5 p.m.  at Argenta Plaza at 510 Main St in North Little Rock. Josh Stewart will open the free, public […]

Ozark Folk Center State Park Announces Bluegrass & Fried Chicken Festival

(MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark.) – The Bluegrass & Fried Chicken Festival is Aug. 6-7, 2021, at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Ark. The music festival will feature an extended show on Friday night, a Saturday matinee, and a Saturday evening extended show.  The new event, which is sponsored by Stone Bank and the […]

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