Listen to the latest episode of the Discover Arkansas Podcast

The latest episode of the Discover Arkansas podcast is now available online. This month’s topic focuses on lesser known parts of Arkansas. Host Colton Faull traveled to Marion to learn about the Sultana Disaster Museum, which tells the story of the explosion and sinking of the steamboat Sultana in 1865. The tragic event took more […]

Acrobatic Air Show Wings Over Bryant Debuts Father’s Day Weekend

A new acrobatic air show in Arkansas debuts in Bryant on June 19 over Father’s Day weekend. Wings Over Bryant is the only air show scheduled in Arkansas this year and is set to take place at the Saline County Regional Airport. On the lineup are a range of impressive acts. “Team AeroShell is the […]

Arkansas State Parks partners with Arkansas Department of Health to provide vaccines

10 state parks to hold free public COVID-19 vaccination clinics (LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) – Arkansas State Parks, a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism (ADPHT), is partnering with the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) to host free public COVID-19 vaccination clinics in 10 state parks across the state. The first vaccination […]

Historic Preservation

Historic preservation has been around forever. In one form or another, people have always wanted to maintain the past – the old homeplace – while at the same time inviting in the new. The new takes many forms: a road, a store, a building. But the world is finite, and once the old is gone […]

May 16: A Letter NATJA’s CEO

Dear NATJA Family: All I can say is, “We are back!” After this past week’s announcement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relaxing the use of masks, we are confident that tourism will once again see a boom! Travel will be at the top of the public’s mind, especially after 14 months of missing […]

Arkansas Delta Byways Launches New Tourism Games

Submitted by Delta Byways Arkansas Delta Byways, one of the 12 Regional Tourist Associations recognized by Arkansas Tourism, has introduced two new interactive games – a trivia game and a Scenic Byways Challenge – aimed at educating visitors and residents about the historical region. The games were created in conjunction with Eksplor Gaming. The company […]

Be Part of the Largest Boat Parade in the World at the Lake of the Ozarks

LAKE OF THE OZARKS, MO – Boaters from across the country are encouraged to come to Central Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks on Saturday, June 12 to attempt to set a new official record for the largest boat parade in the world. According to Guinness World Records, the current record stands at 1,180 vessels, which was set in Terengganu, […]

Welcome to the Midway

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro border, one block east of where Franklin Street melds into Main Street, is home to a concentration of creative energy and retro-innovation where the businesses are chic – nerd-chic – in the best possible ways. Consider: a bustling beer garden, a busy thrift store and a red coffee trailer, historic music venue […]

May Edition of ‘Discover Arkansas’ Available Online

The May edition of “Discover Arkansas” is available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start planning your weekend getaway! Why not take the road less traveled? In this month’s issue, we’re highlighting […]

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