Things to See & Do

Near Hot Springs

Hot Springs, Arkansas is literally and figuratively at the center of it all. Centrally located by a short drive to the Arkansas State Capitol or President Clinton’s Presidential Library and Museum in Little Rock.
Perhaps digging for Diamonds at the Crater of Diamonds in Murfreesboro or digging for crystals in Mt. Ida. Other outdoor activities include hiking, biking, kayaking, and canoeing, no matter what your interest, it’s all here.

Arkansas State Capitol
State Capital

Little Rock

Arkansas State Capitol

State Capitol, Little Rock. The building was built over a century ago as a replica of the US Capitol.

President Clinton Library
Presidential Library

Clinton Library

Presidential Library

Clinton Presidential Library, Little Rock. Houses the largest archival collection in American Presidential history.

Creator of Diamonds

Crater of Diamonds

State Park of Arkansas

Crater of Diamonds State Park. Over 70,000 diamonds have been unearthed at this site.
about a 45-minute drive.

DeGray Lake

DeGray Lake

State Park of Arkansas

DeGray Lake State Park. Just south of Hot Springs on scenic Hwy. 7 about a 45-minute drive.

Fall leaves on highway
Scenic 7 Byway

Drive Arkansas

Scenic 7 Byway

Arkansas’ Scenic 7 Byway. Rated one of America’s 10 most scenic drives – perfect for a driving tour.

Petit Jean

Petit Jean

Arkansas State Park

Petit Jean State Park. Located near Morrilton. Petit Jean State Park is about a 1 1/2 hour drive.

Quartz Crystal

And Rock Shops

Quartz Crystal Mines

Quartz Crystal Mines/Rock Shops. Dig for quartz crystals for a fee. Numerous rock shops in the area.

Canoe River
Outdoor Outfitters

Kayaking & Canoeing

Ouachita Outfitters.

Ouachita Outdoor Outfitters. Specialty outdoor store dedicated to kayaking, canoeing, hiking, camping.

Note: Please contact attractions listed above for dates and times open, fees, etc. This information is a general list, we do not indorse any company. This list is provided as a convenience for our guests only; we assume no responsibility for errors, changes, omissions or for services provided.

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