April Edition of ‘Discover Arkansas’ Now Online

The April edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now 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. The sweet melody of spring is in the air! This month’s edition of “Discover Arkansas” is all about our state’s monumental legacy of music. We’re highlighting…

Sandwiching in History tours make statewide move

Virtual tours have become a go-to avenue for tourism entities across Arkansas to carry on with programming during COVID-19. The Sandwiching in History tours offered by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, AHPP, has not only continued via virtual means, it has also shown an increase in popularity due to doing so. “While our staff truly…

The COVID “blues:” King Biscuit Blues Festival

In March 2020, life changed in Arkansas. Events were cancelled. Social distancing became the norm. Yet plans for the annual King Biscuit Blues Festival continued, as organizers hoped life would return to normal by October. Historic Helena’s King Biscuit Blues Festival, held annually in October, welcomes thousands of visitors to the banks of the Mississippi…