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…

February Edition of ‘Discover Arkansas’ Now Online

The February 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. Hit the road for some Arkansas cuisine! From north to south, you’ll find something to tantalize your taste buds around every corner. In this month’s Discover…

Arkansas Tourism releases 2021 media kit

Arkansas Tourism’s 2021 media kit is now available online, providing updated content and inspiration about The Natural State. In addition to story ideas, the media kit also includes a list of 2021 anniversaries – one highlight of this year is Hot Springs National Park centennial celebration – and events, popular attractions and a list of “what’s new” for Arkansas.