Things to See & Do

Local Attractions

Hot Springs, Arkansas is surrounded by lakes and situated near the border of the Ouachita National Forest, the town is also home to Hot Springs National Park, which happens to be the only national park in America located within city limits. Whether it is checking out the views from the Hot Springs Mountain Tower, visit the Alligator Farm, or try your luck at Oaklawn’s Casino. Perhaps you prefer the thrill of Magic Springs theme park or the water activities at Crystal Falls water park. Maybe putt-putt golf or even horseback riding…whatever you prefer, you can do it all on your getaway to Hot Springs.

President Clinton
President Clinton

Boyhood Home

President Clinton

1953 Hot Springs became the boyhood home of President Bill Clinton. See the places where he hung out as he was growing up and where he graduated High School in 1964.
Sites are 1 Block to 2 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

Hot Springs Mountain Tower
Mountain Tower

Hot Springs

Mountain Tower

See the Hot Springs Mountain Tower from the inn then take a drive (or hike) to the top and enjoy breathtaking views of Hot Springs and the Ouachita mountains.
2.3 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

Roller Coaster
Magic Springs

Crystal Falls &

Magic Springs

Magic Springs & Crystal Falls. Arkansas’s largest theme and water park featuring thrill rides, cabanas, boogie blasts. slides plus great concerts all summer long.
3.7 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

Botanical Gardens Garvan Woodland

Botanical Gardens

Garvan Woodland

The gardens offer numerous attractions on the grounds including architectural structures like a glass chapel, a treehouse, and botanical landscapes offering breathtaking sights.
8.8 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

Kids riding go karts
Family Fun

Go-Karts & More

Family Fun Park

Family Fun Trackers has over 60 high tech arcade games, bumper boats, go-karts, and an 18-hole miniature golf course featuring an erupting volcano.
4.2 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

Glass of Wine
The Winery

Hot Springs

The Winery

The Bathhouse Row Winery and The Winery of Hot Springs invite you to come to taste the finest native wines and beer in Arkansas.
0.7 miles/0.8 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

Logo for Oaklawn Racing and Gaming
Try your Luck at Oaklawn

Thoroughbred Horse Racing

Oaklawn Racing & Casino

Live thoroughbred horse racing late January – early May with high stakes purses and festivals throughout the season. Oaklawn also features a full casino with slots and table games.
1.9 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

Boat of people on lake
Water, Water, Water

4 Stunning Lakes

Water Recreation

We have four beautiful lakes surrounding Hot Springs with all sorts of water activities. 7,460 acres, Lake Hamilton, 1,940-acre Lake Catherine, Lake Ouachita with 970 miles of shoreline and Lake DeGray at 13,800 acres.
5.8 miles, 15.0 miles, 15.9 miles, 27.5 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

Couple playing golf
Golf Anyone

In & Around Hot Springs

Golf Course

We have three 18-hole golf courses in and around Hot Springs: Hot Springs Country Club, Diamondhead Golf & Country Club & DeGray Lake Golf Course
2.9 miles, 13.2 miles, 26.3 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

Bowling Fun

Central Lanes

Bowling Alley

Featuring 24 high-quality lanes with easy automatic scoring. Bowling hours are Monday-Thursday 10 am-10 pm, Friday & Saturday 10 am-midnight with blacklight bowling, Sunday 11 am-10 pm.
3.6 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

Live Theater


Pocket Theatre

The Pocket Theatre provides year-round, live, theatrical productions for Hot Springs since 1992 with shows such as To Kill A Mockingbird, Steel Magnolias, The Music Man, and more.
1.5 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

Display at Mid-America Science-Museum
Mid America

Science Museum


Mid-America Science Museum & Gift Shop. Enter the world of energy, life, matter and perception. See Touch Do! Tuesday-Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 1pm-5pm
6.3 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

Alligator in water
Alligator Farm

Petting Zoo Too

Alligator Farm

Home to both adult and baby alligators, along with four types of primates. A petting area with emu, pygmy goats, and sheep; the feed is furnished to all guests.
2.0 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

Pirate's Cove Putt Putt Golf
Pirate’s Cove

Adventure Golf

Pirate’s Cove

Enter the world of 18th-century buccaneers-putt your way through mountain caves, across a pirate ship, over footbridges, and under cascading waterfalls.
5.4 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

Zip Lining

Adventure Works

Zip Line & More

Choose a canopy zip tour or a 16-element challenge course full of swinging bridges, hanging vines, cargo nets, & more as you experience the ancient forests of Hot Springs.
6.3 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

Mountain Biking

Northwoods Trails

Mountain Biking

Experience 26 miles of world-class mountain bike trails just five minutes from downtown Hot Springs. The Northwoods system includes Green, Blue, and Black single track, multi-track, flow trails, jump lines, and the Lucky 13 expert section.
2.5 miles to 3.4 miles from The Gables Inn B&B

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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