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Stories and Tips Hot Springs

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A Wonderful Vacation Experience in Hot Springs Village!

Written by Arlys on 16 Aug, 2008

Los Lagos at Hot Springs Village is a great timeshare resort for a relaxing vacation...the 2 bedroom, end unit villa we had was really great! Very spacious....and an atrium at its entrance, added to its appeal a lot! The rear deck was very…Read More

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Buckstaff Bathhouse

Written by mdnjs on 21 Jan, 2006

When preparing for this trip, I had read somewhere that going to Hot Springs without going to the bathhouse is like going to Egypt without seeing the pyramids. So, we decided it was worth a visit. We both like history, and what better way to…Read More

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Hot Springs Itself -- What a Place!

Written by Arlys on 21 Jan, 2003

What a lovely time my husband and I had in Hot Springs the last week of September 2000. Our RCI Bonus week was at Emerald Isle Resort, just a few miles from downtown Hot Springs. It is situated on a peninsula that juts out into Lake…Read More

Driving the beautiful Scenic 7 between Hot Springs and Branson

Written by samiam15251 on 15 Sep, 2002

We took State Highway 7, nicknamed "Scenic 7". It goes through the Arkansas Grand Canyon. It must be beautiful when the leaves are changing and when the sky is clear. I recommend you get the information folder ahead of time or you…Read More

Wow, that's why they call it

Written by samiam15251 on 15 Sep, 2002

Just south of the Arlington in a small park is a pool where one of the hot springs is still accessible. After my wife and I each put our hands and feet in the water and said "Wow, that's hot", (actually, we barely touched…Read More

Driving and Parking

Written by samiam15251 on 15 Sep, 2002

Parking is $3 minimum or $5 all day in the various lots. On-street parking is free, but the signs say two hours maximum. Parking at the visitor center is 25c an hour. They are working on building a parking garage that should…Read More

Buckstaff Bathhouse - an institutional style spa experience.

Written by onequest on 13 Feb, 2001

The first time that I visited Hot Springs, my husband and I went to the Buckstaff bathhouse on Bathhouse row to 'take the waters.' The Buckstaff is the only operating bathhouse in Hot Springs National Park. In addition to a museum and tour, the Buckstaff…Read More

HorseRacing at Oaklawn Park

Written by BeAdventureous! on 03 Mar, 2002

"And they're off..." Thus begins the racing season in Jan. through April, these words are repeated again and again. For a $2.00 bet you can win BIG. To win, means your horse wins, to Place means he comes in 1st or 2nd and to Show…Read More

The Majestic Spa

Written by BeAdventureous! on 03 Mar, 2002

Bathing in the natural hot springs mineral water with the huge jets massaging away the stresses of daily life is one way of being good to yourself. The bath-house attendant scrubs you with a loofah pad, then ties it up in plastic so you can…Read More

My opinion . . .

Written by kvgibson on 01 Dec, 2004

While you are in town, you have to try the famous fried pickles at Maggie's (I preferred the sweet pickles with horseradish sauce). I also highly recommend Faded Rose for lunch for great Cajun-style meals at amazingly low costs. Another surprise was Fisherman's…Read More

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