August ‘Discover Arkansas’ Now Online

The August 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.  It’s time to explore the tours and trails of Arkansas! For our mountain bikers, we’re covering world-class trails in Hot Springs. For those traveling on foot, check…

Arkansas State Parks: Making memories safely

By Kim Williams Photos available here. For nearly nine decades, Arkansas State Parks have been a destination for generations of residents and visitors alike. During the pandemic, parks throughout Arkansas were a respite during unprecedented times. The department’s mission, to “enhance the quality of life through exceptional outdoor experiences, connections to Arkansas heritage, and sound resource…

Up to something unexpected in North Little Rock, Arkansas

To curb the spread of COVID-19, some North Little Rock attractions and restaurants are temporarily closed or have reduced hours. Please check NorthLittleRock.org and free planning app for updated information. Starting Monday, July 20, the state of Arkansas will require masks in public. As always, our visitors’ safety is our top priority.  North Little Rock public art scavenger hunt: can you…

July ‘Discover Arkansas’ now online

The July 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. Feeling cabin fever but need to vacation on a shoestring? Arkansas is full of budget-friendly travels for all walks of life! In this month’s “Discover Arkansas,” we…

Visitor Finds 2.23-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — The summer of 2020 started with a sparkling surprise for one western Arkansas woman. Fifty-six-year-old Beatrice Watkins, of Mena, visited Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park, in Murfreesboro, on Saturday, June 20, with her daughter and granddaughters. Within 30 minutes of arriving, she had unknowingly picked up the largest diamond found there, so far this year.   Visitors to the park search for diamonds in…

June ‘Discover Arkansas’ now online

The June 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.  Now is the best time to rediscover Arkansas! With safety as a top concern of the summer, more travelers will embark on road trips closer to home…