The April edition of Discover Arkansas is now available at https://www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State.
The Great North American Eclipse is one year away – are you ready? On April 8, 2024, nearly two-thirds of Arkansas will be inside the path of totality (where full darkness occurs) for the eclipse. The path runs diagonally from Texarkana in a northeast track towards Jonesboro. Communities all over Arkansas are making plans to watch and celebrate this historic event. Now is the time to decide where you want to be when the total darkness hits – Arkansas won’t see another total eclipse until August 12, 2045. Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered – this month’s issue gives you tips for planning a celebration, purchasing safe viewing glasses, finding lodging and more.
You can view previous editions of Discover Arkansas, order print publications to help plan your next vacation and sign up for monthly emails that feature deals and coupons for attractions across The Natural State. For more information, visit www.arkansas.com.
Arkansas Tourism, a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism, strives to expand the economic impact of travel and tourism in the state and enhance the quality of life for all Arkansans. The division manages 14 Arkansas Welcome Centers and employs more than 60 staff members across The Natural State. For more information, visit www.arkansas.com.
Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism
The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism protects and promotes our state’s natural, cultural and historic assets, contributing to a thriving economy and high quality of life. It is made up of three divisions: Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Heritage and Arkansas Tourism. Mike Mills serves as the cabinet secretary for the department.