Escape Magazine 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE: Village Amenities Clubs & Organizations Local Dining & Nightlife Outdoor Adventure Nature Trails Shopping & Spas State Parks & Day Trips Water Sports

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2021 Edition


WELCOME TO HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE... North America’s Largest Gated Community, packed full of fun, food, outdoor adventure, and community. Our hope is that you’ll use this magazine as a resource to learn more about Hot Springs Village and the Ouachita region of Arkansas including the local cities around the Village. Swing through our golf courses, bike our nature trails, play at our dog park, attend a concert, try local craft beers, kayak our lakes, hit a tennis ball, take a swing on our pickleball courts, or dive into our outdoor pool. Whatever you enjoy, there’s a place for you here in Hot Springs Village.

Table of Contents 1..............................................................Intro to HSV 8, 20, 44, 62, 83......................................Clubs & Orgs 18..............................................................Club Sports 23........................................................HSV Amenities 45.................................................Hot Springs Dining 51..............................................Hot Springs Nightlife 54........................................Benton & Bryant Dining 59, 78, 88........RE/MAX Agents & New Construction 67........................................Regional Lakes & Rivers

PUBLISHERS RE/MAX of Hot Springs Village Designs Group Consulting CREATIVE DIRECTOR & EDITOR Dannet Botkin, Designs Group Consulting DESIGNER Nancy T. Diedrichs, Designs Group Consulting Map Designs by Carol Smith COPY/PHOTOGRAPHY Writing & Editing by the Designs Group Consulting Team Photography by Renee Steinpries, Dannet Botkin, Jerry Dawson, Way2Hi, Curt Martini, Sarah Dore, Zach Franklin, State of Arkansas RE/MAX of Hot Springs Village, 1400 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-922-3777 EscapeMagazineAR.com


Hot Springs Village Located in west central Arkansas, just 20 minutes from historic Hot Springs and 45 minutes from Little Rock, Hot Springs Village offers a gated environment encompassing 9 golf courses, 11 lakes, 30+ miles of hiking and biking natural trails, a fitness center, pickleball courts, tennis center, dog park, 2 beaches, performing arts center, farmers' market, community events, over 20 restaurants, and much more. North America’s largest gated community nestled in the Ouachita Mountains also offers affordable cost of living, mild climate, low property taxes, and a large variety of real estate.

2 Beaches & 2 Marinas 8 18-Hole & 1 27-Hole Golf Courses 1 Private Club: 18-Hole Golf Course, Outdoor Pool, Tennis Courts, Social Events 11 Lakes Totaling Over 2,000 Acres 13 Tennis Courts 14 Pickleball Courts State-of-the-Art Fitness Center & Indoor Pool Dog Park & RV Park Outdoor Pool Clubs, Organizations & Community Events 650+ Seat Performing Arts Theatre Farmers' Market Outdoor Music Jams & Concerts 2 Outstanding School Districts 20 Minutes from Historic Hot Springs 45 Minutes from Little Rock

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REAL ESTATE VALUES Total Housing Units: 9,727 (8,640 Single Family, 988 Townhouses, 99 Timeshares) Avg. Home Price: $210,000 Avg. Rental: $800 - $1,200 mo. Avg. Townhome: $70,000 - $315,000 Resale Home Price: $90,000 - $1.2 mil Avg. Cost for New Build: $196,000 Lot Avg. Size: 90’x160’ depending on topography Lot Price w/Amenities: $10,000 - $20,000 Lake, Golf or Mountain View Lots: $15,000 $50,000 Golf Lots: $40,000 - $75,000 Lake Lots: $50,000 - $230,000 INSURANCE About $1,200 on a $175,000 home with $1,000 deductible in Garland County. PROPERTY TAXES Assessed at 20% of appraised valuation. Taxes in the Jessieville School District (Garland County) are assessed at $42.30 per $1,000 of assessed value ($846.00 on a $100,000 home). Taxes in the Fountain Lake School District are assessed at $38.40 per $1,000 assessed value in Garland County ($768.00 on a $100,000 home), and $44.50 per $1,000 in Saline County ($890.00 on a $100,000 home). ARKANSAS SALES TAX 8% in Garland County; 6.5% in Saline County; 6.5% to 8% in Hot Springs Village. STATE AND LOCAL TAXES State income tax is pro-rated up to 7% over $25,000 per year. However, there are several exemptions such as Social Security benefits, and the first $6,000 received under a public or private employer sponsored retirement plan. 4

UTILITIES (monthly prices unless noted) Residential Water: $33.26 Commercial Water: $63.70 Residential Sanitation: Curbside $16.40, At-Home $70.00 Commercial Sanitation (3 yard bin): 1x/wk $173.48, 2x $381.66, 3x $624.54 Residentail Sewer: $74.18 Commercial Sewer: $40.33 Ambulance: $14.75 (2 months) Street Light Fee: $5.59 (2 months) Electricity: $0.10 KWH. Average home usage: 1,500 KWH Telephone: $35 (basic service) Cable TV: $58 (basic service) Satellite: $55 (basic service)


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SWING THRU HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE GOLF COURSES Balboa

Golf Course

Coronado

Golf Course

Cortez Golf Course

DeSoto

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BALBOA GOLF COURSE Practice your swing on Balboa Golf Course's walkerfriendly course. Designed by Ault, Clark & Associates, Balboa’s wide fairways and few elevation changes offer walkers a great place to take a stroll while getting in a game. Water hazards, bunkers, and par 3s offer some challenges. Balboa’s 18-hole golf course includes a driving range, putting green, and short game area.

CORONADO GOLF COURSE Short on time but still want to play golf ? Coronado Golf Course's executive-length par-62 golf course is just the place. Designed by Ault, Clark & Associates, it is the only executive length course in Hot Springs Village. Although Coronado does not have sand bunkers, the course is as challenging from 150 yards as any other HSV course. Coronado also offers a putting green.

CORTEZ GOLF COURSE Play Hot Springs Village Golf ! Cortez Golf Course, designed by Ault, Clark & Associates, offers elevation changes, water hazards, and five sets of tees that will keep most players happy. Cortez’s No. 10 is considered one of the toughest holes in HSV, and No. 17 is breathtaking. The course features a driving range and putting green.

DESOTO GOLF COURSE DeSoto Golf Course is a great choice for families. The course, which was recently renovated, opened in 1972 as Hot Springs Village’s first golf course. Designed by Ault, Clark & Associates, the 18-hole course has three finishing holes and includes two par 5s and a par 4. DeSoto also includes a driving range and putting green.


NO TWO HOLES OR COURSES ARE THE SAME Granada

GRANADA GOLF COURSE

Golf Course

Ranked as one of the 10 best golf courses in the state by Golf Digest, Granada Golf Course is also known to be one of the most beautiful courses in Hot Springs Village. Enjoy the view of the waterfall meandering along the fairway of No. 18. The course, designed by Ault, Clark & Associates, includes par 3s, 4s, and 5s. Granada also has a driving range, putting green, and short game area.

ISABELLA GOLF COURSE Isabella Golf Course in Hot Springs Village was designed by Ault, Clark & Associates. The course is fun for both novice and professional, offering three nine-hole rotations — Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria— for a total of 27 holes of play. Ranked as the No. 1 course in Arkansas by Golf Digest, Isabella has plenty of twists, turns, and elevation changes to bring challenges to the game. The course also has a driving range, putting green, and short game area.

Isabella Golf Course

Magellan

MAGELLAN GOLF COURSE

Golf Course

Magellan Golf Course is one of the best practice facilities in Hot Springs Village. Magellan was originally opened as a three-hole golf school and includes an 18-hole golf course, a large driving range, putting green, and several short game areas.

PONCE DE LEON GOLF COURSE Consistently ranked in the state’s top ten courses by Golf Digest and Arkansas Business Journal, Ponce de Leon Golf Course is a favorite among golfers. Ponce’s 18-hole golf course also includes a putting green and short game area.

Ponce de Leon Golf Course

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GOLF CLUBS Couples Golf Groups; 501-984-2684, Hsvcouplesgolf.org This league began in 2007 to promote golf and camaraderie between couples who enjoy playing competitive golf together. HSV Junior Golf Association; Hsvjuniorgolf.org This volunteer run program teaches the basics of golf, including rules, etiquette, proper attire, and playing fundamentals. HSV Men’s 18-Hole Golf Association; Hsvmga18.com Promotes the enjoyment of golf for the men of Hot Springs Village, according to USGA rules, with various tournaments throughout the year. Lady Duffers Golf League of Hot Springs Village; 501-294-8306, Hsvladyduffer.com A fun and spirited social golf group, members play 9 holes at Coronado Golf Course weekly. Women’s Golf Association 18-Hole; 501-984-2684, Hsvwga18.com Organized golf for women that includes tournaments and fun games. Women’s Golf Association 9-Hole League; 501-915-9086, Hsvwga9hole.org The purpose of this organization is to provide friendship, enjoyment, and an opportunity to improve each member’s golfing abilities.

DIAMANTE GOLF COURSE Looking for luxury? Check out the Hot Springs Village real estate in the Diamante area. Top ranked Diamante Golf Club is the only private membership golf club in Hot Springs Village. The course offers challenging and flexible play like six golf courses in one. Spread over 7,560 yards from its back set of six tees, Diamante has been ranked the 38th most-difficult course in the nation by Golf Digest. Diamante includes an 18-hole golf course, driving range, putting green, and short game area.

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Diamante

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Join Up! More Clubs in Hot Springs Village! SOME FUN MUSIC CLUBS Cedar Mountain Singers cmshsv.org A group of men and women singers who sing in 3- and 4-part harmony and have fun while rehearsing for the entertaining programs they produce. Crystal Chimes Chorus 817-714-5716, Crystalchimeschorus.org The Crystal Chimes Chorus (a member of Sweet Adelines International) sings in the Hot Springs Village and Hot Springs areas raising funds for scholarships for students studying music in college. Hot Springs Music Festival 501-623-4763; Hotmusic.org High-quality music performances and performance arts-related activities at an affordable price to residents of and visitors to the Hot Springs community. HS/HSV Symphony Guild Symphonyguild.org A philanthropic organization that promotes music education in schools, and helps students master their craft. HSV Men’s Chorus 501-915-0407; Hsvmenschorus.org Men who enjoy singing in a congenial and relaxed atmosphere are encouraged to join this club. Village Big Band 970-215-0285; Hsvillagebigband.org Members enjoy playing classic “swing era” tunes made famous by Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, and Count Basie. The band’s performances have expanded to include rock, some Latin styles, country, and Christmas gospel jazz.

Village Strings Facebook.com/villagestrings An all-volunteer string orchestra that has been performing in Hot Springs Village since 1990 with an extensive repertoire including classical, pop, and rock selections.

A FEW SOCIAL CLUBS Friends of the Coronado Center Library Coronadolibrary.com The Friends of the Coronado Center Library is a volunteer, not-for-profit organization founded in 2009 by Hot Springs Village property owners who love books and the library. Men’s Cooking Club Sites.google.com/site/hsvmencooking The Village Men’s Cooking Club, established in the spring of 1998, meets at the Christ of the Hills Methodist Church each month on the 2nd Thursday.

CARD CLUBS Cribbage Club 501-915-9136 Cribbage is a great game for two, three, or four players—members play nine games in a row against different opponents, and each game must be played in 15 minutes or less. 9


Village Genealogical Society Hsvgs.neocities.org An organization engaged in the fascinating hobby of tracing one’s family roots from beginning searches to extensive research.

MILITARY & FIRST RESPONDER CLUBS Village Card Club 501-915-9296; Bridgewebs.com/casacarta Enjoy games of Rubber Bridge, Duplicate Bridge, and Pinochle with other card game enthusiasts.

Citizens Police Academy 708-728-5172; Hsvcpaaa.com Hot Springs Village Police Department inaugurated a Citizens Policy Academy in April 2014 to give residents the opportunity to become more familiar with the operations of the department.

HOBBY CLUBS Computer Club of HSV 501-625-9911; Cchsv.org The Computer Club of Hot Springs Village offers Villagers a wide variety of services, addressing a broad range of technological devices and issues. Greater Hot Springs Garden Railway Society Hsvmodelrailroads.com The Greater Hot Springs Garden Railway Society is a group of model railroad enthusiasts from all over the Central Arkansas area.

Military Officers Association of America Moaa-arkansas.org The association plays an active role in military personnel matters, especially proposed legislation affecting the career force, the retired community, and veterans of the uniformed services. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10483 Spikehsv.wixsite.com/vfwpost-10483 A veterans’ fraternal organization.

HSV Woodworkers Villagewoodworkers.org The Hot Springs Village Woodworkers club is incorporated as an IRS 501c3 non-profit organization to provide fellowship, education and community service using members’ woodworking knowledge and skills.

American Legion Post 123

Tri-Lakes Coin Club Facebook.com/trilakescoinclub This club hosts the annual Tri-Lakes Coin Show, Arkansas’ largest and oldest coin show.

SPECIAL INTEREST CLUBS

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American Legion Auxiliary HSV #123

Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 783

Altrusa International of Hot Springs Village Districteight.altrusa.org/hot-springs-village The club offers an opportunity for volunteers to make a difference in Hot Springs Village through a variety of service, literacy, fundraising, and international projects.


American Red Cross of Arkansas 1-800-RED-CROSS; Redcross. org/local/arkansas Hot Springs Chapter of the American Red Cross connects a strong network of volunteers. Community Foundation Hot Springs Village 501-922-3777; Arcf.org/affiliates/hot-springs-village Philanthropic support for individuals, firms, and organizations to implement their immediate and long-term plans.

charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism. We support persons with disabilities through education and community social services.

Garland County CASA 501-321-9269; Unitedwayouachitas.org/garland-county-casa-0 CASA provides trained volunteer advocates to safeguard the best interest of every child placed in foster care due to abuse and neglect.

Rotary Club of Hot Springs Village Hsvrotary.org Rotary is a civic organization with a mission to bring together community leaders in order to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards, and help build goodwill around the world.

HSV Breakfast Lions 501-984-1589; Hsvbreakfastlions.org A community service organization that is a member of the Association of Lions Club International.

Rotary Club of North Garland County/Scenic 7 Facebook.com/Scenic7Rotary Networking for business professionals.

HSV Evening Lions e-clubhouse.org/sites/ hsvelions The Hot Springs Village Evening Lions Club works to help the environment, provide vision, and hearing services. HSV Mensa 956-502-3700 Mensa membership is open to anyone who tests or otherwise verifies an IQ score in the top two percent of the population. Kiwanis Hot Springs Village 501-915-9838; Facebook.com/kiwanisghsv Members and partners dedicated to improving the lives of children one community at a time. Knights of Columbus Council Hsvkofc.org A fraternal organization guided by the principles of

Rotary Satellite Club of Hot Springs Village After Hours A satellite club of the Hot Springs National Park Rotary, we are a small diverse group that meets to plan and exchange ideas while creating friendships and connections to create change and serve our community. Village Loan Closet 501-922-2888; Villageloancloset.com Medical equipment available on loan to Hot Springs Village residents. Village Employees Benefit Fund VEBF.org Supporting Line-Staff of the Hot Springs Village Property Owners Association

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WOMEN’S ORGANIZATIONS American Association of University Women (AAUW) 501-209-1419; Hshsv-ar.aauw.net The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a non-partisan, non-profit that empowers women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. DeSoto Women’s Club 501-318-7323 The first club to be established for women in Hot Springs Village, the mission of the club is to enhance the social, cultural, and educational interests of its members. Hot Springs of Arkansas Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Arkansas-dar.org/hotsprings.htm A non-profit, nonpolitical volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through education. P.E.O. Chapters Peointernational.org An international philanthropic educational organization promoting educational opportunities for women.

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HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE TRAILS DeSoto Nature & Spillway Trails The DeSoto Nature Trail is a natural surface, single track trail with a bench overlook. This moderate endurance walking trail does have some narrow and steep areas. The trailhead is near DeSoto Dog Park with parking available in the Lawn Bowling & Dog Park area. 1.2 miles. Trail Rating: Moderate The DeSoto Spillway Trail follows the DeSoto Spillway on the south side from DeSoto Park Lane to Lake DeSoto Spillway and is a gravel surface loop with some rocky and uneven terrain. The trailhead is near DeSoto Dog Park with parking available in the Lawn Bowling & Dog Park area. .77 miles. Trail Rating: Moderate

DeSotoTrail T The DeSoto Trail is mostly asphalt surface and has a variety of challenges with a few uphill climbs. Extend your walk, run or ride by crossing Calella Road onto the Waypoint Trail. DeSoto Trail parking is available at the main lakeside trailhead on Calella Road and Waypoint Trail. 3.4 miles. Trail Rating: Moderate

WaypointTrail Listen to nature as you walk along Lake DeSoto on the Waypoint Trail. And be sure to stop in for a fresh cup of coffee or a sandwich at Waypoint Marina. .7 miles. Trail Rating: Easy

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Magellan Beaver Dam Built by the HSV Audubon Society, Magellan Beaver Dam is a wetland nature trail with packed-gravel level surfaces and an abundance of wildlife. It’s a great trail for bird watching with signage to help identify species and a bird blind overlooking swamp land. The path is located below Balboa Dam off Cloaca Rd near the Animal Shelter beginning just south of the boat storage. Trailhead parking is available adjacent to Cloaca Rd. .6 miles. Trail Rating: Easy

Balboa Trail

The Balboa Trail is the most open trail in the Village, great for bird watching. The upper embankment benches offer a relaxing view of Lake Balboa. The trail is located on and behind the embankment connecting Lake Balboa primary and secondary spillways and connects Balboa Beach to Hernando Trail at DeSoto Boulevard and Ponce de Leon Drive. Trailhead parking access is located off Ponce de Leon Drive. 2.1 miles. Trail Rating: Moderate/Easy

Cedar Cedar Creek

Creek

Trail

The Cedar Creek Trail is one of the most beautiful trails in the Village offering wildflowers, bird watching, creek-view benches, bridges and four paths: The Bluebird Path, the Mourning Dove Path, the Kingfisher Path, and the Cardinal Path. Two trailhead parking areas are available on Minorca Road. 3.1 miles. Trail Rating: Easy

Kingfisher Path

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Coronado Boat Ramp The Coronado Boat Ramp Trail, located at the Coronado Boat Ramp off Murillo Way, borders Lake Coronado and offers fishing, benches, bird watching, handicapped accessibility, and a paved path to Anglers Island. Trailhead parking is available at the Coronado Boat Ramp. .35 miles. Trail Rating: Easy

Hernando West & East Trails Favored by cyclists, the Hernando Trail is the longest, multipurpose, packed-gravel trail in Hot Springs Village running parallel to DeSoto Boulevard from Ponce de Leon Dr to DeSoto Park Lane. This trail fluctuates between level sections and challenging hills especially near Minorca Rd. Bike, cart, or walk to Grove Park to enjoy events like Green Market (farmers’ market), Artisan Markets, Rock Porch Music Sessions, or Rhythm Jams. Mileage markers run from east to west. Various parking options include the east-end trailhead near Ponce de Leon Dr, the Ponce de Leon Center/Woodlands Auditorium lot, Danville Road trailhead, the medical clinic at Cortez Rd., and the DeSoto Dog Park/Lawn Bowling parking lot. 8.6 miles. Trail Rating: Difficult Overall/Moderate Sections

Coronado Fitness Trail The Coronado Fitness Trail is a new, winding trail that connects the Coronado Fitness Center and the Coronado RV Park along the Lake Pineda Spillway flowing into Lake Coronado. Trailhead parking areas are available at the Fitness Center. 1 mile. Trail Rating: Easy 16


John & Mildred

Cooper Preserve Trail

Owned by the Nature Conservancy, the preserve is located off Rocoso Drive on a gravel access road. Signage is located at the entrance. There are three trails within the preserve: Saline River, Piney Woods, and Cooper. Preserve trails are all-natural surfaced paths. Parking is available for all preserve trails on the left along the access road. Trail Rating: Beginner - Intermediate Saline River Trail - 1.8 miles This Cooper Preserve trail encompasses beautiful views of the middle fork of the Saline River. The trail can be accessed at the end of the access road or by taking the Piney Woods Loop and making a left at the fork and following the trail signs. Piney Woods Trail - 1 mile loop This Cooper Preserve trail offers a shaded walk with some hilly sections. This is a great section for wildlife viewing. The trailhead is located directly at the preserve parking area. Cooper Trail - 1 mile loop Cooper Preserve trail has both wooded and river views. The trailhead is located on the right of the access road past the parking area. Herradura Trail – 0.4 mile This is a short trail in Herradura Subdivision. Sonora-Emperado-Calella Multipurpose Trail – 0.4 mile This hilly, asphalt-surfaced path takes you along the north side of DeSoto Boulevard from the DeSoto Family Recreation Area across Sonora and Emperado Way to Calella Road at the DeSoto Center. Santa Maria Cart/Bicycle Lane – 1.3 miles This asphalt-surfaced lane is on the south shoulder of Santa Maria Road and connects to the Barcelona Cart/ Bicycle Lane and the DeSoto Multipurpose Trail. It provides for golf cart travel to DeSoto or Cortez Golf Courses. Barcelona Cart/Bicycle Lane – 1.2 miles This asphalt-surfaced lane is on the north shoulder of Barcelona Road and the east shoulder of Cortez Road from Santa Maria to Doscientos Way. It provides for golf cart travel to the Cortez Golf Course. Carmona Cart/Bicycle Lane – 1.1 miles This asphalt-surfaced lane is on the east side of Carmona Road from DeSoto Boulevard to Barcelona Road. 17


HSV Trails Tips When possible, do not walk alone. Always let someone know which trails you plan to use. Know your limits; keep distance, direction, and time in mind. Stay on the trail and do not disturb the native setting. Pets are welcome on Village trails, but they must be leashed, cleaned up after, and under positive control of the owner.

Love to Geocache? Geocaching is a popular modern-day treasure hunt combining nature and technology. The location of each geocache (hidden treasure) is marked with Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates. Geocachers use hand-held GPS devices to hunt for partially hidden containers. Get the GPS coordinates for Hot Springs Village online at Geocaching.com/play.

Please observe the 15-mph speed limit for multipurpose trails. Pedestrians have the right of way. Please remember to take your trash with you when you leave. Wear comfortable, rubber-soled shoes and bring water with you. Multipurpose trails allow for bicycles and golf carts as well as hikers. The nature trails are for hikers only. Cart/bicycle lanes alongside roadways are used for golf cart travel to selected courses, so hikers and runners should be aware of cart/bicycle traffic on these roadways. Pedestrians should use caution on lanes that are marked for cart/bicycle usage and utilize the shoulder of the road.

HSV Outdoor Trail CLUBS: Ageless Bikers 830-285-5129, Hsvabc.weebly.com A group of cycling enthusiasts in Hot Springs Village who enjoy the physical exercise of cycling three days a week. Ouachita Mountain Hikers OMHikers.Club The Ouachita Mountain Hikers is an informal group with various levels of hiking ability. The groups hike each Thursday and Saturday. HSV Audubon Society Hsvbirds.org The society strives to enjoy and protect birds and other wildlife in and around Hot Springs Village through advocacy, education, and conservation.

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Come P lay! Club Sports in HSV BOCCE The Bocce Ball courts are located across from the Coronado Community Center. The game of skill and concentration, rather than physical stamina, is fun and easy to learn. It is played on a flat surface (similar to a bowling lane) with the object to get game balls as close as possible to the target ball (pallino). All equipment is provided by the Village Bocce Ball Club. HSVBocceClub.wixsite.com/mysite

LAWN BOWLING The Village Green Bowls Club is active all year. Lawn bowling is a game with moderate exercise. The game is played on a green with a target ball and is similar to regular bowling. However, the balls weigh only two to three pounds and are less strenuous on the legs and back. The object of the game is to get balls near the target ball. The balls are biased, so they are rolled left to right or right to left making lawn bowling a challenge. HSVVGBC.org

PICKLEBALL Pickleball is a popular court sport played with a hard paddle and a perforated plastic ball. A hybrid of badminton, tennis, and ping-pong, pickleball is a fun, multigenerational game that can be played at all levels, making it possible for even those with limited physical abilities to stay active. The Hot Springs Village Pickleball Club consists of 14 fenced courts hosting 250+ players per week, and the courts have LED lights for night play. The Club conducts weekly planned play sessions for all skill levels of play, women’s, men’s, and mixed groups, as well as organizes free introductory lessons with loaner equipment. Competitive play is also offered for all skill levels. Each year the Club hosts two Open House events for residents and guests alike to try the sport. HSVPickleBall.com 19


SOFTBALL The Senior Softball League is open to men 50 years or older and women 35 years and older. The league plays two sessions each year: Spring—April - June and Fall—August – November. The games are played on Thursday mornings at the Boys & Girls Club’s field off HWY 7.

TENNIS The Hot Springs Village Tennis Center is a 13-court complex with USPTA Elite Tennis Professional, lounge, and pavilion. Ten of the center’s courts are clay, and the remaining three are hard surface. The HSV Tennis Association, with nearly 400 members, offers league play at all levels including mixed leagues, women’s and men’s doubles, Junior Tennis, and USTA Adult Leagues. HSVta.org

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Join One of the Many Outdoor Clubs in HSV! HSV Anglers Club; Hsvanglers.com. Established in 1973, the purpose of the club is to promote fellowship through fishing. Balboa Yacht Club; 501-481-5680, Bychsv.com. Social group for those who own a boat on Lake Balboa either at the marina or as a shore-liner. HSV Baitcasters; Hsvbaitcasters.com. Members share a love and passion for fishing any and all species of fish. Village Stargazers; 501-922-5460. Village Stargazers is an amateur astronomy club located in Hot Springs Village. HSV Camera Club; 501-915-0068, Hsvarts.org/hsv-camera-club.html The Camera Club's purpose is to foster an atmosphere that unites photography enthusiasts of every competency level. Hot Springs Radio Control Flying Club; 501-204-4314, Modelaircraft.org/club/hot-springs-rc-flying-club. This club supports charitable causes while offering social activities, informative programs, pilot instruction training, and other planned activities. HSV Amateur Radio Club; W5hsv.weebly.com/club-activities.html Each year the Radio Club of amateur radio enthusiasts participates by providing communications support for Village events such as The Walk For Cancer Research, The Hot Springs Children's Concert, and more. Garland County Master Gardeners; 501-623-6841, Facebook.com/ GarlandCountyMG Extension Program of Garland County, Arkansas—part of the University of Arkansas System's Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service (UAEX). Men’s Village Garden Club; Mensvillagegardenclub.com. This group provides dynamic social and volunteer opportunities, so members "cultivate” their own skills and enjoyment of gardening while also enhancing the beauty of the community. Village Pines Garden Club; Facebook.com/HSVPinesGardenClub. Members strive to coordinate and stimulate all aspects of gardening and civic beauty by planting and maintaining eight garden areas in the Village with volunteers. Their gardens have won national and regional awards for many years. 21


HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE LAKES LAKE BALBOA

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944 Acres; Fishing, swimming, water sports, full-service marina. Lake Balboa is the largest lake in Hot Springs Village. The beach area has fine sand with shelters, additional picnic tables, and grills available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Balboa Pavilion will seat up to 300 people and has a public announcement system, picnic tables, restrooms, grills, and a fireplace. It’s a good venue for events with its proximity to the beach area, large parking area, boat ramp, and marina.

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LAKE CORTEZ 245 acres; Fishing, swimming, and water sports. Lake Cortez offers a picnic area, pavilion, gazebo, and boat ramp off Carmona Road. The Cortez Pavilion may be rented for social gatherings or events. It accommodates around 175 people with picnic tables, grills, restrooms, public announcement system, and a rock fireplace.

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Get Out & About in HSV FITNESS CENTER Situated on the shores of Lake Coronado, the Coronado Fitness Center is a full workout facility with a large fitness room, three-lane walking track, exercise classroom, whirlpool, steam room, sauna, and massage therapy. The 25-meter indoor heated pool has five swimming lanes and a deep-water area. There is an aquatic lift in addition to steps for safe and easy access to the water. The pool accommodates nonswimmers and swimmers who want to participate in aquatic exercise programs and activities. There are structured classes, lap swim, and open pool time featuring water walking, play, and fun swim. A wading pool is available for small children. 160 Ponderosa Lane, 501-922-1230

GROVE PARK FARMERS' MARKET Grove Park is a community gathering place in Hot Springs Village. Carved out of the forest, the park features spaces for vendors, picnic tables, and an entertainment area in a rustic setting. Grove Park is home to the weekly farmers’ market, biannual artisan market, Rock Porch Sessions, Rhythm Jams, and various community events like the well-loved Fall Festival. 1105 DeSoto Boulevard

WOODLANDS The Woodlands Auditorium is the performing arts center in Hot Springs Village and hosts over 70 cultural and entertainment events each year. Performances include Broadway-style musicals, dramas, dance, vocal, and other productions. This 654-seat theater is equipped with modern lighting and audio equipment, and its lobby serves as an art gallery featuring the works of local artists. 1101 DeSoto Boulevard, 501-922-4231

VETERAN'S MEMORIAL The Veteran’s Memorial features a “Walk of Honor” which contains over 3600 bricks with veterans’ names and service on them. All branches of the services are represented: Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard. Located outside the Woodlands Auditorium 24


DOG PARK The DeSoto Dog Park is a gated, off-leash park for well-behaved and healthy dogs. The site is approximately 1.5 acres of level open area and divided into two sections. The park contains benches, watering stations, waste receptacles, and shade pavilions. 201 DeSoto Park Lane

POCKET PARKS A Coronado Pocket Park located next to the Coronado Tennis Center offers a play set with tunnel, a bass drum, a 4-ft beanstalk climber, a rain wheel, curved slide, bongo drums, 8-ft double swing, and shaded park bench. The play set accommodates ages 5-12; children must be supervised by an adult. 151 Ponderosa Lane In addition to pickleball courts, the DeSoto Recreation Area has two half-court basketball courts, playground, small covered picnic area, and an 18-hole miniature golf course. 209 DeSoto Boulevard Playgrounds can be found at DeSoto Recreation Area, Coronado Tennis Center, and Grove Park.

RV PARK The RV Park is in a rural setting with lots of trees. It has ten parking pads available to self-contained recreational vehicles. The park is open year-round with electrical hookups. Water hookups are available from April 15 through October 31. Grills and picnic tables are provided at each site. A central dump station is provided for users. A daily rental fee and reservations are required. Call 501-922-5050 to make reservations. 375 Balearic Road, 501-922-5556 ext . 2306

OUTDOOR POOL The Hot Springs Village outdoor pool is a family favorite on hot summer days to splash, play, and sunbathe. The 2,900 sf zeroentry pool was built in 2019-2020 and has spray jets, in-water bench seating, and deck diving in the deep end. The pool deck features a mix of shade and sun options, and the building has restrooms and a snack bar. Annual pool memberships are available for property owners, and daily classes are of fered for members and their guests. 205 DeSoto Boulevard, 501-915-0985 Picnic areas can be found at Balboa Beach, DeSoto Beach, DeSoto Recreation Area, Coronado Boat Ramp, Balboa Pavilion, Cortez Pavilion, and Grove Park. 25


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Artfully Baked & Brewed Located near the East Gate at the corner of Ponce de Leon and DeSoto, Artfully Baked & Brewed is a cozy bistro with a warm and inviting ambiance. There are small 2-person tables, a comfortable area with a fireplace, plus board games to encourage people to just sit and enjoy themselves. The décor is creative and features artwork from local Village artists. 1398 DeSoto Boulevard, Suite A, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-777-3195, Artfullybakedandbrewed.com Balboa Sports Bar & Lounge Stop by the Balboa Sports Bar & Lounge at the Balboa Golf Course and enjoy a craft beer or specialty cocktail along with some great food. Choose from a variety of cuisine options: savory appetizers, satisfying sandwiches, and delicious entrees. Come watch the big game, hang out with friends, or enjoy a date night with your special someone. 111 Balboa Way, 501-922-2909, Explorethevillage.com/ community/restaurants#balboa-sports-bar-lounge Beehive Neighborhood Hangout The Beehive offers shareable plates made fresh daily with local ingredients, hand-crafted cocktails, local beers, and a great wine selection. The menu includes delicious shrimp, pork belly, and chicken fajita tacos, savory lemon basil or margarita flatbreads, beef and pork sliders, and more. The Beehive also has a large inside bar, outside patio, and has become the place to “bee” for enjoying diverse entertainment. 220 Minorca Road, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-777-8176, Beehivehsv.com Blue Springs Grill Regular patrons of the Blue Springs Grill know that it is an especially wonderful place to eat. In fact, many locals count Blue Springs Grill among their favorite fine and casual dining spots in Garland County. Appetizer selections include crab cakes, chicken quesadillas, pork nachos, and fish tacos among others. And, with a selection of entrees like sirloin, ribeye, New York strip steak, cedar plank salmon, pork porterhouse, grilled chicken, and more, Blue Springs Grill in Hot Springs Village is likely to become one of your favorite restaurants as well. 6225 Highway 7 North, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-204-5050, Facebook.com/bluespringsgrill 26


Café Isabella Café Isabella offers tasty, casual favorites that are perfect before or after a round of golf or for enjoying lunch with friends. The “Hole in One” Salad is a tasty infusion of mixed greens, tomatoes, sliced cucumber, shaved sweet red onions, and a topping of cheddar cheese. The namesake “Isabella Club Sandwich” is ham, turkey, and bacon dressed with baby Swiss, lettuce, tomato, and honey mustard mayonnaise, stacked on toasted sourdough bread and served with kettle chips. There are many other delicious options—visit Café Isabella today! 110 Iniciador Way, 501-226-3334, Explorethevillage.com/community/ restaurants#cafe-isabella Casa Coronado Casa Coronado, located on Coronado Golf Course, serves breakfast and lunch. Enjoy hash browns with gravy, egg burritos, French toast, and more. Lunch specials are tasty and satisfying, with generous portions perfect for a meal before or after a round of golf. Sunday lunch features entrees such as turkey and dressing or meat loaf. 199 Surtidor Way, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-922-0007 Explorethevillage.com/community/restaurants Charlie’s Pizza Pub Charlie’s Pizza Pub in Hot Springs Village offers pizza dough made from scratch (a 3-hour process), made-to-order in an old-fashioned brick oven. Their sauces and cheese breads are homemade too. Serving appetizers, lunch items including salads and sandwiches, dinner including New York strip, chicken parmesan, pork ribs, and more, and of course…pizza, there is something delicious for every taste. 127 McNeely Circle Ste A, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-9846216, Facebook.com/charlotteellisonlowery Clampit’s Country Kitchen Clampit’s Country Kitchen & Meat Market offers a meat shop, full-service deli, hot bar, entrees to go, desserts, grilling accessories, marinades, and more. They provide Stock Yard beef out of Chicago, which means it’s based on rigid meat-selection criteria, precise beef aging, and expert trimming. Clampit’s also makes twenty different kinds of sausage by hand as well as many specialty items. Their frozen food market is always stocked with a large selection of beef, veal, lamb, rabbit, bison, fish, shrimp, lobster tail, scallops, chicken, and frozen vegetables. 5398 Highway 7 North, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-204-5030, Clampitscountrykitchen.com Debra’s Good Eats Debra’s Good Eats in Hot Springs Village is known for their Southern cooking and home of ‘The Mess,’ an egg, hash brown, sausage, bacon, ham, onion, bell pepper, tomatoes, jalapeno, cheese, and white peppered gravy breakfast bowl. 198 Carmona Rd # 7, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-984-6677 27


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DeSoto Club The Desoto Club and Grill offers upscale casual dining with an impressive menu and a full-service bar. The Desoto Club and Grill Burger, an all-beef patty served on a brioche bun with lettuce, tomato and onion, is a favorite among diners. There are fresh and flavorful salads, among them the Grove Park, a delicious infusion of fresh blueberries, strawberries, mandarin oranges, candied walnuts, feta cheese, green onion, and sunflower seeds on a bed of mixed greens. Entrées include grilled or blackened salmon, chicken fried steak, shrimp scampi, and braised pork shank with sangria sauce. 100 Clubhouse Drive, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-915-0007, Facebook.com/pages/ category/American-Restaurant/Desoto-Club-and-Grill-472756566565404 Dolce Vita The restaurant boasts a generous menu with varied choices to cater to just about anyone’s taste buds. The appetizers are appealing and run from the traditional bruschetta and antipasto to elegant starters like crab claws pomodoro. There are steaks, baked and fresh pastas, as well as sausage, seafood, chicken, veal, eggplant, and soups. Desserts are sumptuous—make your selection from cheesecake, cannoli, limoncello, and tiramisu, among others. 111 Ponderosa Way, Suite A, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-226-3377, Dolcevitahsvillage.com El Jimador El Jimador in Hot Springs Village serves Mexican food for lunch or dinner. The menu includes nachos, burritos, fajitas, tacos, enchiladas, guacamole, chimichangas, and sopapillas. The food is all delicious with generous portions and affordable prices. El Jimador has a full bar. Dine inside the restaurant or enjoy their outdoor deck. 107 Desoto Center Drive, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-915-8191, Facebook.com/El-Jimador-383684651752242/ El Padrino From appetizers to burritos, fajitas, lunch platters, huevos rancheros, tacos, steak, seafood, vegetarian dishes, soups, and sopapillas, El Padrino has something for everyone. Don’t forget to add a mango margarita, Tecate, strawberry margarita, or michelada to your order. Enjoy good food, good drinks, and a good time at El Padrino! 4640 Highway 7 North, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501984-5525 28


FOOD TRUCKS Hot Dog Bob Chicago Bob’s offers hot dogs, Polish sausage, and meatball sandwiches served with drinks and chips. There is also a "Combo" of Italian sausage with Italian beef on top that owner Bob Corbett says is to die for. Located outside West Gate. Kroc-Coos Rolling Cajun Kitchen Our chef provides 30 years of Cajun recipes from our food trailer. Stop by and enjoy Southern Louisiana Cajun favorites! We are located only in Arkansas. Our specialties are Jambalaya, Crawfish Etouffee, Gumbo, Red Beans & Rice, Boudin, and sweets. 4501 N Highway 7, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, Facebook.com/KrocCooos Pic’nikity Homemade soups, sandwiches, and more. East Gate Pharmacy parking lot. 870-703-8589, Facebook.com/picnikity/ Rise & Grind Café Breakfast and lunch daily. We make premium coffee drinks, breakfast sandwiches, and baked goods. It is our dream to bring something new and fresh to our community. Come see what we're talking about, and we know you'll come back again! 3595 Highway 7 North, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-209-0951, Riseandgrindhsv.com Granada Grill Granada Grill offers a variety of tasty sandwiches, including the namesake Granada Club Sandwich made with delicious triple stacked and toasted sourdough, ham, turkey, and bacon, topped with baby Swiss and honey mustard mayonnaise. Other options include charbroiled 6-ounce sirloin or 10-ounce Angus ribeye steak, grilled salmon, fish & chips, pork medallions, and an impressive variety of salads, soups, and appetizers. After a round of golf, players can enjoy their favorite draft, glass of wine, or specialty cocktail from the full-service bar. 250 Maderas Drive, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-922-1372, Explorethevillage.com/community/restaurants Great Wall Buffet The Great Wall Buffet offers delicious Chinese cuisine made to order or buffet style as well as takeout. Known for their modern interpretation of classic dishes and quality fresh ingredients, favorites include chicken fried rice, Chow Mein, Lo Mein, Moo Goo Gai Pan, Kung Pao chicken, General Tso’s chicken, shrimp with garlic sauce, egg rolls, and steamed pork dumplings. 4419 Highway 7 North, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-984-6162, Facebook.com/ pages/Great-Wall-Buffet/116518698372519

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Home Plate Café Are you looking for great home-style cooking offered in a cozy, friendly, clean, and comfortable atmosphere? Look no more—plan to enjoy your next meal at Home Plate Café. Breakfast items include traditional Eggs Benedict and a variety of omelets. Daily lunch specials include prime rib sandwich, meatloaf, Mexican casserole, and fresh, creative salads. Daily dinner specials include corned beef & cabbage, Monterey chicken, BBQ pork ribs, stuffed shrimp, and many others. Home Plate Café offers a satisfying selection of beer, wine, and frozen cocktails as well. 5110 Highway 7 North, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-9846969, Homeplatecafehsv.com Kraemer’s Cheese Kraemer’s Cheese opened up a retail location in Hot Springs Village in 2020. The Kraemer family makes its own cheese spreads (13 varieties in all) from recipes created by Jim Kraemer. The spreads are made in small, 40-pound batches to ensure quality, flavor, and freshness. In addition, Kraemer Wisconsin Cheese sells featured sausages, homemade fudge, gift boxes, and party trays. 4918 Highway 7 North, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-984-5747, Kraemerwisconsincheese.com Magellan Deli Specials vary daily and include chicken, tuna salad, BLTs, hot dogs, bratwurst, Polish sausage, deli sandwiches, pulled pork, soups, and chili. Each order is served with chips and a soft drink. Beer and wine are also available. 451 Ponce de Leon Drive, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-922-5040, Arkansas.com/hot-springs-village/food-drink/ magellan-deli Melinda’s Coffee Corner Melinda’s Coffee Corner & Café serves a wide selection of coffees from around the world, as well as specialty teas, breakfast and lunch items, including homemade soups, sandwiches, and desserts. Also, on the menu are root beer floats made with their house made vanilla ice cream, and strawberry lemonade, made daily with fresh strawberries and fresh squeezed lemons. Melinda’s has indoor dining as well as an outside dining deck. Melinda’s also caters! 3901 Highway 7 North, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-984-5393, Melindashsv.com Molly O’Brien’s Molly O’Brien’s, located right outside the Hot Springs Village Balboa Gate, is a family restaurant specializing in homemade pizzas as well as baby back ribs, sandwiches, wraps, and more. Try a made to order pasta dish, calzone, stromboli, pizzadilla, or satisfy your sweet tooth with ‘real’ soft serve ice cream. Molly’s is the place “Where Friends, Family & Food Come Together!” 8913 Park Ave, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, 501-321-2227, Mollyobriens.com 30


Mulligan’s at Ponce Mulligans at Ponce is serving up breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. This quaint, easy-going restaurant is connected to the Ponce de Leon Golf Course in Hot Springs Village. Dine inside, outside, or carryout. Choose from breakfast plates, omelets, wraps, salads, fried shrimp or chicken baskets, sandwiches, or pizza. 300 Ponce de Leon Drive, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-922-1623, Facebook.com/hsvmulligans/ Raffaella Rose at Cortez Raffaella Rose at Cortez Golf Course in Hot Springs Village offers Italian and American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. From lasagna to chicken Alfredo, burgers, sandwiches, coconut shrimp, and more. Stop in to dine at Raffaella’s today. 299 Cortez Road, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-915-0855, Raffaellarose.com Tanner’s Neighborhood Bar & Grille Tanner's Neighborhood Bar & Grille offers the best in casual dining while providing a wide selection of unique American cuisine. The menu has something for everyone from signature salads, scrumptious sandwiches, grilled to perfection sirloin steaks, broasted chicken, patron favorite burgers, and a variety of seafood offerings. Cozy up to the bar and enjoy watching the game of your choice while dining on tasty food offerings, along with your favorite libation from their full bar. There is also a smaller, more secluded room for private groups or more quiet seating. 25255 AR Highway 5, Lonsdale, AR 72087, 501-915-9880, Tannersneighborhoodbarandgrill.com The Shack The Shack is best known for their classic hamburgers, catfish baskets, and hand mixed milkshakes made with real crushed fruit. Throughout the seasons, special food is prepared on occasion, like chili or vegetable soup on a cold winter’s day, to soothe the soul and delight the taste buds. No matter the season, though, you can rest assured that the classic burger is always awaiting you at The Shack. 7901 Highway 7 North, Jessieville, AR 71949, 501-984-5619, Facebook.com/The-Shack-531476166988283/ Village Hibachi If you are in the mood for Sushi, Sashimi, or incredibly tasty Hibachi meals, try Village Hibachi. Try lunch from the Hibachi Lunch Grill: select from chicken, steak, salmon, vegetable, or chicken teriyaki, among others. Your selection is served with fried rice and vegetables. Village Hibachi also has great rice bowls with shrimp, chicken, salmon, or steak. 4656 Highway 7 North, Suites G & H, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-204-5028, Facebook.com/ VillageHibachi

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Waypoint Marina Waypoint at DeSoto Marina is a full-service marina with boat slip rentals, kayak/paddle board/boat rentals, coffee bar, and restaurant. Grab a snack and ice-cold drink and enjoy the view on the new outdoor patio. 120 Marina Road, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501922-5511, Explorethevillage.com/community/restaurants Xplore Lakeside Xplore Lakeside offers an impressive menu of appetizers, salads, burgers, sandwiches as well as vegan and vegetarian dishes. Enjoy craft beer, specialty cocktails, and your favorite cuisine in this cozy and welcoming restaurant with a beautiful view of Lake Balboa. Dine inside or on the outdoor extended patio and take in that gorgeous view! 488 Ponce de Leon Drive, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-204-5037, Xplorelakeside.com

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REGIONAL TRAILS Hot Springs is home to a versatile trail system with offerings for riders of all ages and skill levels. Take a quick one-mile scenic loop or push yourself on one of our beginner to intermediate trails. For hardcore riders, Hot Springs has three IMBA Epic Rides, ranging from the heart-pumping 33-mile Womble Trail to the grueling 108-mile Ouachita National Recreational Trail. Hot Springs was designated as an IMBA Bronze-level Ride Center in 2015. Whatever level you’re on, take your ride to the next one in Hot Springs. The Coronado Fitness Trail is a new, winding Download maps and learn more: Hotsprings.org. trail that connects the Coronado Fitness Center and the Coronado RV Park along the Lake Pineda Spillway flowing into Lake Coronado. IMBA EPIC BIKE TRAILS Trailhead parking areas are available at the Fitness Center. 1 mile. Trail Rating: Easy

LOVitTrail

IMBA, Lake Ouachita Vista Trail 45 Miles, Skill Level: Intermediate This hiking and mountain-biking trail winds along the southern shore of Lake Ouachita. The serenely picturesque trail offers superb ridge-top riding. Though scenic, the LOViT trail travels up, down, and along mountain slopes, rolling through mixed hardwood and pine forests at an invigorating and moderately challenging pace. In the final 35-mile stretch, which includes the trek from Mountain Harbor to Hickory Nut Mountain, the ride is steep and strenuous, but the top rewards the adventure with breathtaking views of Lake Ouachita.

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EPICS designation denotes a true backcountry riding experience: immersive rides that are technically and physically challenging, beautiful to behold, and worthy of celebration.

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IMBA, 213.9 Miles, Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced

This 108-mile stretch between the Talimena Scenic Byway and the Scenic 7 Byway (north of Hot Springs, near Mena) is the longest biking trail in Arkansas. It is a hiking trail which allows mountain biking through remote sections of the Ouachita Mountains. There are rugged trail surfaces, and some are hike-a-bike, but also rideable climbs with some exhilarating downhill sections. Popular bike climbs on the trail include Big Brushy, Blowout Mountain, and Irons Fork. The trail also connects with the Womble Trail, another IMBA Epic. This area is used as part of the Ouachita Challenge Mountain Bike Race.

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Among trails, the Womble is considered the jewel of the Ouachita Mountains. The composition of Womble Trail is mostly loose rock with occasional areas of hard-packed dirt. There are vast opportunities for climbing, and a few of the climbs are steep and sustained, especially as you get closer to the Ouachita Trail on the north half of the Womble. The downhills offer extreme thrills. There are small creek crossings that are easy to cross, and larger creeks with bridges, so they do not present overlychallenging obstacles. The Womble trail is also the key element of the annual Ouachita Challenge and Womble Classic Mountain Bike Race.

IMBA, 33 Miles, Skill Level: Intermediate

Caddo BendTrail 4 Miles, Skill Level: Intermediate The trail is splashed with large boulder gardens, scenic views, and an observation deck that overlooks the lake at the end of the point. The trail originates near the park amphitheater and circles the entire peninsula back to the beginning. The first half of the trail is rocky, and the terrain is a series of up and down plateaus. The second half is smoother with some moderate inclines.

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10 Miles, Skill Level: Intermediate, Advanced The Cedar Glades Park Loop is extremely fast with several technical descents. One long climb is filled with switchbacks, which are roughly 4% grade or more in some sections. The trail contains numerous creek crossings graced with plenty of rocks and moderate sized root systems. The last major climb is short, but it can be traversed quickly. Once at the top, the descent is extremely fast. Learn more on AllTrails.com

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REGIONAL TRAILS Cedar Creek Greenway The Coronado Fitness Trail is a new, winding trail that connects the Coronado Fitness Center 3.9 miles, Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate and the Coronado RV Park along the Lake Pineda Spillway flowing into Lake Coronado. Hot Springs Creek Greenway Trail is a scenic and Trailhead at the Park. spectacular trailparking locatedareas near are Hotavailable Springs National Center. a1river mile.and TrailisRating: Easy ThFitness e trail features good for all skill levels.

The trail also offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Dam MountainTrail Boyle Park 3.6 miles, Skill Level: Intermediate

The Dam Mountain Trail at Lake Catherine State Park (Hot Spring County, near Hot Springs) offers scenery of every kind. The trail has a thick forest, spectacular mountain top glades, deep valleys, crystal streams (including a waterfall), and of course, the lake. The Dam Mountain Trail takes visitors through all of these beautiful features for a diverse and beautiful hike with great views of the lake, streams, and Falls Creek Falls.

Dead ChiefTrail 2.7 miles, Skill Level: Intermediate This trail, located near Hot Springs National Park, offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. This route starts out steeply but quickly levels out for a pleasant journey. Along the way, visitors can enjoy meandering through the pine and hardwood forest while listening to warblers in the trees. The trail skirts the main ridge of Hot Springs Mountain, and the route is non-technical.

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Entergy ParkTrail

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Entergy Park offers nine trails, both off-road and paved, the majority under one mile in distance. It is an excellent biking destination for beginners as the trails are not strenuous, and the views are extraordinary. There are also hiking trails, fishing spots, playgrounds, and a scenic overlook. It is considered one of Arkansas’ premier family-friendly biking destinations.

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Iron MountainTrail 24 Miles, Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate Iron Mountain features some of the best-groomed mountain bike trails in the Natural State. Overall, the trails are fairly smooth with a limited infusion of short technical sections. The orange and blue loops are wide-open and wind along the hillsides on the shores of DeGray Lake. The newer green and yellow routes on the south side of Skyline Drive offer some exhilarating descents that make the somewhat strenuous climbs to get up top well worth the effort. 37


REGIONAL TRAILS Northwoods Trail

26 Miles, Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced

Experience spectacular world-class mountain bike trails located only 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. The Cedar Glades trailhead includes a bike skills park. Northwoods is home to the annual Gudrun MTB Festival each November that attracts bikers, hikers, and trail runners.

West Mountain Trail

1.9 Miles, Skill Level: Intermediate

This trail has small gravel and packed dirt that make the trail a favorite for locals that like to do a bit of hiking. It's an easy trail with a slight grade but with good trail coverings. There are a number of hollow den trees on the trail that give shelter to forest animals. Both sections of West Mountain Trail have gradual change in elevation. West Mountain Trail can be made into a loop by using Mountain Top Trail.

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Boyle Park 9.3 Miles, Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate Located in Little Rock, this trail series consists of three trails. The south section is shorter with a pleasant climb as well as a few intermediate spots. The north nature trail has plenty of switchback climbs that traverse up and down hill. The west section is significantly less demanding. All trails contain numerous small rocks and roots making rides slightly more technical.

Burns Park

7.3 Miles, Skill Level: Intermediate

Burns Park MTB Trail is a 7.3-mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near North Little Rock that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as intermediate. The trail is a long and continuous loop and has a variety of terrain. Bikers can expect to experience an easy, smooth single-track to rock gardens as well as short and steep climbs. While this trail has easy sections, overall, it is an intermediate trail and not for true beginners. There is a nice overlook of the quarry/golf course on the south side.

Harper's Loop

37 Miles, Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced

This 37-mile road ride offers a flat scenic ride into some classic Arkansas Delta areas. Harper’s Loop is a classic central Arkansas route. It is a picturesque adventure loop that whisks by some of the state’s finest farmland. The level terrain is graced by rows of cotton, corn, rice, and soybeans. This route is well-suited for everyone, from those just starting to hone their skills to those cyclists who want to perfect their pace-line skills.

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SoutheastTrail 37 Miles, Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate The Coronado Fitness Trail is a new, winding that connects the Coronado The Southeast Trail is a picturesque local ridetrail in downtown Little Rock. The Fitness Center the Coronado RV Park along the Lake trail formalized a long-time route commonlyand known as the "Airport Loop." Pineda Spillway fl owing into The trail is flat with varied scenery and, best of all, little vehicle traffic. FunLake Coronado. Trailhead parking areas are available at the places along the route to relax post-ride include Lost Forty Brewing, Rebel Fitness Center. 1 mile. Trail Rating: Easy Kettle Brewing, The Rail Yard, or Cathead's Diner!

Wye Mountain Loop Boyle Park 37 Miles, Skill Level: Beginner

Beautiful lake views, gentle rollers, and a heartpounding hill climb await you on the 37-mile Lake Maumelle Loop, one of the best tours of Central Arkansas, and one of the best ways to experience Wye Mountain. The climb circles Lake Maumelle near Pinnacle Mountain State Park, then climbs approximately 500 feet before a descent downhill that is pure exhilaration for three miles. A scenic ride year-round, it’s particularly pretty in the springtime when the daffodils are in bloom.

Birds of Arkansas Look for: Downy Woodpecker, Red-Bellied Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, Red-Headed Woodpecker, and Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker

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Take a Ride! Adventureworks

Ready for a great adventure? Make Adventureworks, in Hot Springs Adventure Park, your destination for fun. Try zip-lining to experience a bird’s-eye view of the scenic Ouachita landscape. Zip Tours include 10 zip lines and are approximately 1-1/2 hours in length. Zipping is a thrilling adventure and offers a spectacular bird’seye view of nature’s majestic beauty! Zippers sail through the air on steel cables, secured in a safety harness, and attached to a zip pulley system. There are several zip-lining experiences to choose from. The Canopy Zip Tour takes you deep in the forest alongside a tributary creek that feeds Lake Catherine. The Aerial Adventure includes a 16-element challenge course full of swinging bridges, hanging vines, cargo nets, and much more. The annual Haunted Forest Zip tour takes place in October, precisely the time when local legend claims that ghosts visit Hot Springs in search of a cure from the magical spring waters that flow from the earth into Hot Springs. Hot Springs Adventure Park at Catherine’s Landing RV Resort, 1700 Shady Grove Road, Hot Springs, AR, 71901, 501-262-9182, AdventureWorks.com

Arkansas Riding Stables

Treat your family to a horseback ride at Arkansas Riding Stables. Arrive a few minutes early and watch the staff feed, brush, and saddle the horses. You will probably even get to pet them! The horses are calm and receptive to both adults and children, and the hour-long ride through the scenic forest, which has a beautiful wooded trail and a spectacular view of DeGray Lake, is tranquil and thoroughly enjoyable.

Mountain Harbor Riding Stables

Mountain Harbor Riding Stables offer scenic trail rides through the beautiful Ouachita National Forest and carriage rides through Mountain Harbor Resort. The stables provide a family friendly environment, so everyone can come out to enjoy a trail ride. The guided ride through the majestic Ouachita Mountains highlights the splendor of wildlife, as well as the most spectacular scenery that is so unique to the Natural State. 722 Mountain Harbor Road, Mount Ida, AR 71957, 870-867-3022, MountainHarborRidingStable.com

Harper's Loop

37 Miles, Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced

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ARKANSAS STATE PARKS The 52 state parks in Arkansas are diverse in the beauty and recreational opportunities offered for all who visit! There are rocky mountains, beautiful wetlands, crystal clear lakes and streams, and serene hollows. State parks have no entry fees, and offer beautiful overnight facilities and accommodations, including magnificent lodges, quaint cabins, and a variety of campsites, historic battlefields, museums, and visitor centers. The Natural State is unparalleled in its beauty—and the state parks are representative of all that Arkansas has to offer. Ouachita National Forest Established in 1907, Ouachita National Forest is the South's oldest and one of the largest national forests. The Ouachita National Forest covers 1.8 million acres in central Arkansas and southeastern Oklahoma. Headquartered in Hot Springs, the vast and magnificent forest is managed for timber and wood production. It is a large habitat for wildlife and fish species including those threatened and endangered ones. The Forest has over a dozen recreation areas including Albert Pike, Shady Lake, and Charlton that offer campsites, fishing areas, picnic sites, and hiking trails. Visitors also enjoy swimming, hunting, fishing, mountain bike trails, all-terrain vehicle trails, and equestrian trails. The Ouachita National Forest offers a variety of camping opportunities—cabin rentals, RV camping, group camping, and campground camping. Hot Springs, AR 71902, 501-321-5202, Fs.usda.gov/main/ouachita/home Pinnacle Mountain State Park Located just west of Little Rock, Pinnacle Mountain is a dayuse park that offers a variety of adventure on the Big and Little Maumelle Rivers. Inside the wonder and beauty of the Arkansas Arboretum, there are 15+ miles of trails, including 7 miles of challenging mountain bike trails, as well as easy trails. Both the Arkansas Arboretum Trail and the Kingfisher Trail are great for family walks, and leashed dogs are welcome too! Visitors can hike to the top, explore the rivers, or take in one of the numerous interpretive programs offered by park staff. Pinnacle Mountain is the perfect place to enjoy a peaceful and scenic picnic, or to host a larger gathering in one of the pavilions that are available to reserve. 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road, Little Rock, AR 72223, 501-868-5806 https://www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/pinnacle-mountain-state-park DeGray Lake Resort Park Near Hot Springs and Little Rock, this resort state park is located on the shores of beautiful DeGray Lake. Visitors enjoy first class lodging and amenities as well as outdoor adventure and fun throughout the year. DeGray Lake Resort has a 96-room lodge that offers spectacular views of Lake DeGray. The lodge includes a heated swimming pool, indoor hot tub, fitness room, and the lodge’s Shoreline Restaurant boasts a full menu and banquet catering services.

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Additional lodging options include 81 Class B campsites, three Rent-A-Yurts, and an 18-hole championship golf course with driving range, practice green, and pro-shop. The full-service marina has bait and tackle, fuel, and boat rentals that include party barges, kayaks, and pedal boats. There is also disc golf, swimming, tennis, hiking trails, guided horseback riding, and world class mountain hiking trails nearby. Swimming beaches, pavilions, bicycle rentals, and an amphitheater add to the luxury of this scenic resort park. 2027 State Park Entrance Road, Bismarck, AR 71929, 501-865-5850 https://www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/degray-lake-resort-state-park Lake Catherine State Park This beautiful and peaceful park is located on Lake Catherine, one of five lakes in the beautiful Ouachita Mountain region. There is a full-service marina that is open in the summertime for bait, snacks, drinks, and fuel. Boat rentals are available year-round. The park also includes a launch ramp, pavilion, picnic sites, playgrounds, and a well-marked trail that leads to a scenic waterfall. There are many native stone and wood buildings on-site—the history of these structures dates back to the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s. The park has 20 fully equipped cabins, including one two-bedroom cabin with a patio overlooking the water and private access to the lake from its own fishing pier. The park offers 70 campsites (47 Class AAA and 23 Class B), six primitive tent sites, one Rent-A-Camp, and one Rent-A-Yurt. Park interpreters offer hikes, lake tours, and programs year-round. Additionally, guided horseback rides are offered seasonally. 1200 Catherine Park Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-844-4176 https://www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/lake-catherine-state-park Lake Ouachita State Park The Natural State’s largest lake, Lake Ouachita, contains 40,000 acres of clear, clean water surrounded by the scenic and majestic Ouachita National Forest. Visitors to Lake Ouachita State Park enjoy swimming, skiing, scuba diving, boating, and kayaking. Truly a fisherman’s paradise, bream, crappie, catfish, striped bass, and largemouth bass can be caught in open waters or serene coves. Lake Ouachita State Park offers a variety of day-use areas and overnight accommodations. The park has 93 campsites (58 Class AAA, 23 Class D, and 12 walk-in tent sites). There are eight fully equipped cabins with kitchens, and most of them overlook the lake. Additionally, there are four camper cabins located on the campground which include one room sleeping for four, heat/air, a screened porch, and a picnic table with grill. There is a family-style bathhouse nearby that is one large private room with a shower, sink, and toilet that is perfect for families with small children. The Caddo Bend Trail and Historic Three Sisters’ Springs are also in the park. 5451 Mountain Pine Road, Mountain Pine, AR 71956, 501-767-9366 https://www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/lake-ouachita-state-park

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Mount Magazine State Park At 2,753-feet, Mount Magazine is Arkansas's highest mountain, rising dramatically above the broad valleys of the Petit Jean River to the south and the Arkansas River to its north. Graced with timeless natural beauty, and rich in natural resources including rare and endangered species, Mount Magazine has long lured explorers, adventurers, scientists, naturalists, and vacationers. Visitors come for the spectacular views alone, but there is much more to see and do at this unique park. Mount Magazine State Park is an ideal oasis for relaxation and nature study. It is also perfect for exploration, and it is recognized for outdoor sports and extreme adventures with mountain biking, horseback riding, backpacking, and ATV riding. Mount Magazine is also the state park system’s most dramatic location for technical rock climbing, and it is also one of only two parks to offer hang gliding launch areas. Scenic overlooks, hiking trails, picnic area, pavilion, and a visitor center with gift shop add to the amenities of the mountain’s natural beauty and overall appeal. 16878 AR-309, Paris, AR 72855, 479-963-8502 Arkansasstateparks.com/parks/mount-magazine-state-park Petit Jean State Park Petit Jean State Park is named for the legend of Petit Jean, a French girl who disguised herself as a boy and secretly accompanied her sweetheart, an early explorer, to the New World and to this mountain. Scenic hiking trails wind their way through forests and meadows, overlooking canyons and streams amid the mountainside. The spectacular 95-foot Cedar Falls, Seven Hollows, and distinctive features like the Bear Cave, the Grotto, and the Natural Bridge, add to the beauty and unique qualities of the park. There are more than 20 hiking trails in Arkansas that will lead you through Petit Jean's natural and historic resources. The park reflects the image of the mountain’s rugged beauty, and it offers rustic-style, log and stone facilities. A focal point of the park, the historic 24-room Mather Lodge, has a restaurant, meeting rooms, and a gift shop. Other lodging options include 125 park campsites, a group camp area, and four RentA-Yurts. There are two swimming pools, picnic areas, playgrounds, pavilions, a boat launch ramp, tennis and basketball courts, an amphitheater on site, and the park also has an airport. 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110, 501-727-5441, Arkansasstateparks.com/parks/petit-jean-state-park Crater of Diamonds State Park Crater of Diamonds State Park is a 911-acre state park located in Pike County, Arkansas. The unique park features a 37.5-acre plowed field on which visitors can hunt for diamonds and other semi-precious gems. On average, two diamonds are found per day by park visitors. Since 1906, diamonds have continuously been discovered in the field, including the 8.66 Illusion Diamond ( found in 2011), the 8.52 carat Esparanza Diamond ( found in 2015), the 15.33 carat Star of Arkansas Diamond ( found in 1956), and the 40.23 carat Uncle Sam Diamond ( found in 1924). The park has a visitor center that contains detailed and fascinating information about the geology of the park. There is also a gift shop and a cafe. Interested visitors can continue to the Diamond Discovery Center which offers an interpretive look at prospecting for diamonds. The Diamond Springs aquatic playground, enclosed pavilion, trails, and picnic areas surround the diamond field. The park offers campers 47 Class AAA facilities near the Little Missouri River. 209 State Park Road, Murfreesboro, AR 71958, 870-285-3113, Arkansasstateparks.com/ parks/crater-diamonds-state-park

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Painting with a Twist Looking for a new adventure? Grab your favorite snack, round up your favorite pals, and come paint at Painting with a Twist. There are talented artists at this fun studio who will lead you stepby-step through your own painting—one that you take home at the end of the class. Beer and wine are available for purchase at the bar. It truly is a painting party—a grown-up version of a favorite childhood pastime. Come enjoy a little bit of painting, a little bit of wine, and a whole lot of fun! 4332 Central Avenue, #N, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-547-6268 Paintingwithatwist.com/studio/hot-springs

VARIOUS ART CLUBS Brush Strokes: 972-365-5187, Hsvbrushstrokes.com Brush Strokes is a fine arts club for Hot Springs Village artists who want to improve their art through education programs, exhibit opportunities, and interaction with fellow artists. Happy Hookers Crochet Club: 501-922-6596 The Happy Hookers have been crocheting in Hot Springs Village for more than 20 years. They make lovely creations that they donate to Toys for Tots, the Hot Springs Village Animal Welfare League, and many more. HSV Quilt Guild, Inc.: Hsvquiltguild.org HSV Quilt Guild focuses on the love of quilting and provides quilters the chance to perfect their craft through speakers, classes, and members’ interactions. Village Art Club This club is comprised of women with varied levels of painting skills who enjoy sharing their love of painting. Village Writer’s Club: Villagewritersclub.com Writers with various levels of experience and expertise, from Hot Springs Village and surrounding areas, meet to encourage and support each member’s writing goals.

Emergent Arts Emergent Arts is an all-inclusive art museum located in almost 4000 square feet of the Dryden Pottery Studio. Emergent Arts offers many classes over a variety of art forms including dance, pottery, painting, drawing, and different types of art techniques. Since recently being remodeled, Dryden Pottery and Emergent Arts staffs have come together to offer an elite experience for any guest. Dedicated to the performing and visual arts studios, Emergent Arts offers different classes for adults and children alike, so there is something for everyone at this community art gallery. 341-A Whittington Avenue, Hotmountain, Springs, AR 71901, Emergentarts.org At 2,753-feet, Mount Magazine is Arkansas's highest rising dramatically above the broad valleys of the Petit Jean River to the south and the Arkansas River to its north. Graced with timeless natural beauty, and rich in natural resources including rare and endangered species, Mount Magazine has long lured

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FOOD Scene

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501 Prime 501 Prime has a varied and extensive menu that makes it a wonderful and exciting addition to the Hot Springs restaurant scene! Begin with appetizers of grilled oysters, brie & truffle soup, scallops or lobster deviled eggs. Feast on surf and turf, Hawaiian ribeye, or cooked to perfection smoked prime rib. 501 Prime boasts a top of the line Oyster Bar, impressive wine list, and a tempting selection of Pub Style Beer on tap. Beer connoisseurs will appreciate the Guinness, Yuengling, Stella Artois, Blue Moon, Sam Adams, and the exceptionally rare Boddington’s Ale and Fuller’s London Porter. The Bourbon Bar upstairs has the largest selection of bourbons in Central Arkansas. 215 E. Grand Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-623-0202, 501prime.com Alexa’s Creperie Alexa’s Creperie in Hot Springs is the first and only authentic French café la creperie and family business of the Polyakov family. This European style café provides breakfast and lunch. Each crepe is prepared by hand, filled with fresh and healthy ingredients. From savory to sweet, Alexa’s Creperie offers crepes for all tastes. 238 Cornerstone Boulevard, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-760-4799, Alexascreperie.com

Angels in the Park Angels in the Park is an authentic Italian steakhouse in a romantic setting. They offer the finest aged beef and authentic, homemade Italian specialties made with only the best ingredients. 211 Fountain Street, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-609-0767, Parkhotelhotsprings.com/Restaurant.html The Avenue at the Waters Hotel Enjoy delicious southern artisan small plates and shareables on Central Avenue in Hot Springs. Offering delicious food as well as craft beer, beautifully rendered cocktails, and quality wines. 340 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-6253850, TheAvenueHs.com Back Porch Grill Back Porch Grill in Hot Springs offers amazing food on beautiful Lake Hamilton. From steaks to seafood, pasta and appetizers, there is something delicious to please everyone. Try the lobster tail or snow crab legs. Or for those with a big appetite, try the cowboy steak. 4810 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-525-0885, Backporchgrill.com Cajun Boilers Cajun Boilers is an easygoing popular dining spot in Hot Springs with a back deck. They serve up fried and boiled seafood along with classic Cajun dishes like catfish Atchafalaya, deep-fried Gulf oysters, Cajun crawfish, shrimp po’boys, crawfish and shrimp etouffee, boudin, and gumbo, as well as draft beer. 2806 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-767-5695, Cajunboilers.com Capo’s Tacos Come enjoy handmade corn tortillas made with slow-cooked meats and vegetables. Capo's Tacos offers a delicious and diverse menu. There is a fabulous queso dip for starters, plenty of veggie and seafood options, as well as savory soups. Capo’s Tacos has a full service bar and offers specialty drinks galore! Try a mojito, sangria, paloma, hand shaken pina colada, or choose from an array of draft beers and import bottled beer—you are certain to find and enjoy your ideal adult libation. 200 Higdon Ferry Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-623-TACO (8226), Capostacos.com

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Diablos Enjoy this funky and welcoming atmosphere, complete with outdoor seating (perfect for people watching!) and original artwork (that is also for sale.) There is a huge selection of mezcal, including a tasting flight, as well as a tasting flight of margaritas. Diablos offers great specialty street tacos, tasty burritos, and tortillas. And, there are delicious tapas. We suggest that you mix and match so that you can sample everything. 528 Central Avenue, Suite 100, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-701-4327, Diablostacosandmezcal.com Deluca’s Pizzeria Napoletana Deluca’s Pizzeria Napoletana in Hot Springs serves authentic New York brick oven pizza for lunch and dinner as well as fresh salads, pasta, cannoli, and more. 831 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501609-9002, Facebook.com/DelucasPizzeriaNapoletana/ Fat Bottomed Girl’s Cupcake Shoppe Fat Bottomed Girl’s Cupcake Shoppe offers a uniqueedible-spinoff of Bathhouse Soapery their sister store. Among their variety of delicious cupcakes and quirky merchandise is the award winning sought after Salted Caramel Cupcake. Other flavors include crème brulee, red velvet, lemon lavender, ooey gooey butter cake, strawberry cheesecake, vanilla, chocolate, chocolate and vanilla, and the daily baker’s choice. 502 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-3180997, Fbgcupcakes.com

Grateful Head has a relaxed, easy atmosphere, and it’s a great place to relax and treat your tastebuds to amazing pizza and beer. 100 Exchange Street, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, 501-781-3405, Gratefulheadpizza.com/menu/

Eden at Hale House Hotel Hale is home to a beautiful restaurant, Eden, which features a living wall that offers guests the experience of enjoying delicious meals surrounded by a fresh and spectacular garden beneath a heavenly skylight. The lunch menu includes a variety of salads, burgers, and soup. Dinner entrees feature Hawaiian sea bass, and risotto aux champignons, Fisherman’s Wharf as well as small plates, among them Mediterranean Fisherman’s Wharf Hot Springs has been a landmark Bake with goat cheese. Brunch is also served. The since 2001. Serving seafood and steaks lakefront, food is masterfully prepared and artfully presented. including fresh boiled jumbo shrimp, chowders, shark 341 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-760bites, fried catfish, hand breaded gator, crawfish 9010, Hotelhale.com tails, tilapia, frog legs, grouper, mahi mahi, Alaskan king crab legs, and salmon, they are both a local and Hungry Greek tourist favorite dining spot. 5101 Central Avenue, In the mood for Greek salad, fresh pita and hummus, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-525-7437, Facebook. falafel, spinach pie, chicken souvlaki, kabob, com/5101spacity/ dolmades, or a gyro? Then stop into the Hungry Greek off Central Avenue in Hot Springs. Don’t forget Grateful Head Pizza Oven & Beer Garden to try the baklava for dessert. 3302 Central Avenue A, Grateful Head Pizza Oven & Beer Garden is the area’s Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-625-7000, Thehungrygreek. groovy new spot to enjoy mouth-watering pizza, com/hot-springs/ along with ice-cold brews, local craft beers, and wine. Their legendary hand-made pies are epic. Located across the street from historic Bathhouse Row, 47


atmosphere for pastas, seafood, steaks, martinis, and wine. Appetizers include fried calamari, Boursin crab cakes, and strawberry feta salad. Entrees range from pastas to salmon or halibut, veal osso bucco, filet mignon, or bone-in pork chop. End your delicious meal with one of their freshly made desserts like tiramisu or crème brûlée. 104 Grand Isle Way, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-520-5862, Lunabellahotsprings.com

J&S Italian Villa J&S Italian Villa Ristorante & Bar in Hot Springs offers Italian classics, seafood, steaks, and more. From antipasti to salads, pastas, chicken dishes, veal items, seafood, and steak, you simply cannot go wrong at J&S. 4332 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501525-1121, Jandsitalianvilla.com Kollective Coffee + Tea Kollective Coffee + Tea specializes in organic, locally sourced products. At Kollective, coffee is an artisanal food rather than just a cup of Joe. No GMO, no preservatives, no harmful pesticides, everything they offer is not just good for you, it’s delicious too! Stop in for a hot tea or coffee. Snack on their fresh hummus, or try a Croque Madame special, turkey and Gouda sandwich, Cuban panini, or their detox salad. Kick back to work, read, people watch, or simply enjoy the Zen-like atmosphere with friends or family. 110 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-701-4000, Facebook.com/kollectivecoffeetea Little Italy Pizza, Pasta & Subs Little Italy Italian Ristorante is a family owned and operated authentic Italian restaurant that serves a variety of delicious Italian dishes. Enjoy shrimp Alfredo, chicken cordon bleu, Stromboli, salmon crab cakes, stuffed mushrooms, and of course pizza! 228 Cornerstone Boulevard, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-7813180, Facebook.com/littleitalypizzapastaandsubs/ Luna Bella Luna Bella Hot Springs offers a fine dining 48

McClard’s Bar-B-Q McClard’s in Hot Springs, established in 1928, has been a favorite among diners for generations. Home to the ‘World’s Greatest Hot Sauce’ this BBQ establishment is a must try! They use the best ingredients and highest cut quality of meats, never skimping on portions. Each week they serve 7,000 pounds of mouth-watering, hickory-smoked beef, pork, and ribs, along with spicy barbeque beans, cole slaw, hand rolled hot tamales, and fresh cut potatoes fried to perfection. 505 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913, 501-623-9665, Mcclards.com Mueller’s Bistro & Bakery Mueller’s Bistro & Bakery in Hot Springs is a quaint cozy place for sandwiches, salads, quiches, cakes, artisanal breads, pastries, and more. They take pride in providing a diverse menu that offers something for everyone in the family. Stop in for breakfast, lunch, or a sweet treat today. 111 B Crawford Street, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913, 501-623-7005, Bestbakeryhotsprings.com/ Osaka You’ll find all your favorite Japanese dishes on the menu at Osaka Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar, including hibachi-grilled steaks, salmon, chicken, scallops, and shrimp, Bento Boxes with choices of sushi, teriyaki, and more, and an exciting array of authentic Japanese choices that are sure to please your palate. The atmosphere is a blend of classic and contemporary, with a variety of seating options, from private tatami, dining tables, party room, to sushi bar, and the exciting hibachi grills. 3954 Central Avenue, Suite M, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501525-9888, Osakahotsprings.com Pancake House Described as “a delightfully different breakfast experience,” the Pancake House has received


accolades from the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Southern Living Magazine, The Food Network, and more, earning a reputation as a “must stop” in the Hot Springs area. It’s a popular spot for a true southern breakfast. If you’re having breakfast there on a Saturday or Sunday morning, chances are you may have to wait for a table. Not to worry! The host will steer you next door to The Savory Pantry, where you’ll be met with hot coffee, some great music, and samples of specialty foods from around the world while you wait. 216 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-624-5720, Pancakeshop.com

Red Light Roastery Red Light Roastery offers amazing coffee from around the world along with brewing equipment and drinkware. Like aging beer, wine, and spirits in barrels to enhance complexity and flavor, Red Light Roastery does the same with coffee beans. Check out their community give back program when you stop in for a great cup of Joe. 1003 Park Avenue, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, 501-609-9357, Redlightroastery.com

Rocky’s Corner This family-owned business has been serving Pho Hoang My up delicious Italian food in the Hot Springs area Pho Hoang My on Grand Avenue in Hot Springs offers since the late 1970s. Rocky’s Corner is noted for its Vietnamese selections for both meat eaters and genuine Chicago-style pizza, homemade Italian vegetarians. From classic Pho to vermicelli bowls, sandwiches, and delicious pastas. The pizza dough stir-fried noodles, and cha gio starters, you’ll love this is made fresh every day and only homemade sauce healthy Asian restaurant. 608 E Grand Avenue, Hot is used. The Chicago Vienna hot dog is also on the Springs, AR 71901, 501-701-4007, ThePhoHouse.com spectacular menu, and Rocky’s Corner is the only restaurant in town that has the real poppy seed The Porterhouse buns and original trimmings. 2600 Central Avenue, The Porterhouse offers diners thick cuts of steak, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, 501-624-0199, as well as non-steak entrees including superbly Facebook.com/Rockys-Corner-120259747985777/ prepared fresh fish of the day, fresh Maine jumbo stuffed lobster, pan seared polenta crusted Chilean sea bass, and half herbed roasted chicken. The extensive wine list of over 70 selections includes varieties from around the world. Enjoy a first-class dining experience in the elegant dining room of The Porterhouse. 707 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-321-8282, ThePorterHouseHotSprings.com Quetzal Authentic Mexican Cuisine Quetzal is a family owned restaurant that offers a variety of authentic Mexican dishes with the unique and authentic recipes of Oaxaca, Mexico. The menu is brimming with fresh, flavorful, traditional dishes that are not simply run of the mill TexMex. Entrees are made with grilled tilapia, grilled chicken breast, and steak. Diners who savor offerings from the sea will love the craft entrees made with grilled shrimp, tilapia, crab, scallops, grilled cactus, and more. Everything prepared at Quetzal is a delight for the tastebuds. Quetzal offers ice cold beer and a variety of unique house drinks. The tasty margaritas are served in cute and festive terra cotta pots! 1018 Airport Road, Suite 130, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-881-4049, Facebook.com/pg/quetzalmexicancuisine 49


Rolando’s Rolando’s in Hot Springs offers appetizers, lunch, and dinner like shrimp quesadillas, plato de adventura, la ranchera tortilla sopa, ensalada de la casa, el plato Cubano, Techa’s taquitos, guacatostada, and Lula’s enchiladas. Enjoy music on their patio during the spring, summer, and fall. 210 Central Avenue, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, 501-318-6054, Rolandosrestaurante.com Smokin’ in Style BBQ Family owned and operated, Smokin' in Style BBQ is dedicated to providing the best quality, quantity, and variety of award-winning barbecue in the Hot Springs area. From our sandwiches, our super sampler platter to our home-made banana pudding, you can be assured of leaving full and satisfied! Using its own Memphis-style dry rub, Smokin’ in Style prepares some of the best ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket, chicken, stuffed barbeque potatoes, barbeque salads, nachos, quesadillas, and Arkansas farm raised catfish. Side items include our signature baked beans, baked potato salad, coleslaw, french fries, and our "nearly famous" home-made banana pudding. 2278 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913, 501767-9797, Smokinnstyle.com SQZBX Brewery & Pizza Joint This family-run pizza joint offers hand-tossed specialty pizzas, appetizers, subs, salads, and desserts (check out the fresh made New York Style cheesecake with strawberry sauce!) And if you enjoy a good brew, there’s an ever-changing selection of beer brewed on site. The atmosphere is casual and relaxed, and the food is delicious. 236 Ouachita Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-609-0609, Sqzbx.com Steinhaus Keller Steinhaus Keller offers traditional German food and beer in Hot Springs. Dine inside the restaurant in their unique cave-like atmosphere or outdoors in their beer garden. Start off with an appetizer like a giant Bavarian pretzel or cabbage roll, then dig into a schnitzel or wurst platter, and finish with a slice of their German chocolate cake or apple strudel, all the while tasting a variety of European beers. Or try everything, you simply cannot go wrong at Steinhaus…it is all delicious! 801 Central Avenue, Suite 15, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-624-7866, Steinhauskeller.com 50

Stubby’s BBQ Satisfy your craving for delicious barbeque at Stubby’s BBQ Restaurant in Hot Springs. Since 1952, this local favorite has been serving up slow cooked meats such as ribs, beef, pork, and chicken, slathered in original Stubby’s sauce. Stubby’s also offers catering, drive thru pick up, and a seasonal location at Magic Springs. 3024 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-624-1552, StubbysBBQ.com Surfas Culinary District Surfas Culinary District is a café, coffee bar, kitchen supply warehouse, and gourmet foods retailer all under one roof. Some of the café's most popular items include a cranberry-pecan chicken salad sandwich, but there are daily soups, quiches, salads, and house-made granola. They also offer a


a glass (or bottle) of vino from their very extensive wine list, and savor a superb dining experience. 723 Central Avenue, Suite 100, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501596-8800, Vault723.com

three-cheese ultimate grilled cheese sandwich that is a superb comfort food! 510 Ouachita Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-624-2665, Surfasonline.com Taco Mama Taco Mama in Hot Springs offers classic, authentic style Mexican food like tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, and more. They use only the finest and freshest ingredients. Stop in for a margarita or draft beer during their happy hour. 1209 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-624-6262, Tacomama.net/ The Trough Bar and Grill Enjoy a fun environment with shuffleboard, pool tables, darts, dominoes, and more. There are a variety of beers, among them a pineapple beer and a toasted coconut beer. The spacious hangout is complete with a sofa, as well as indoor and outdoor seating. Enjoy refreshing brews, fantastic mixed drinks, and tasty bar fare that will satisfy your taste buds. The Trough also features a weekly trivia night and weekly “Artbeat Karaoke.” 833 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-701-4390 al Ave , Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-701-4390, The Vault at 723 Enjoy timeless fine dining in an atmosphere of elegance and history. Located in what was once the First Federal Bank and later Citizens Bank, it was home to one of the oldest bank vaults in Arkansas. The bank vault has been preserved and is used as a private dining room for special occasions. The Vault features a wine room, VIP wine room, and outdoor dining area featuring a built-in bench finished in black granite tile. Visit The Vault, select an appetizer or entrée from their varied and appealing menu (with a wide selection of seafood, steaks, and fowl), select

Via Roma Italian Restaurant Via Roma Italian restaurant offers exquisite meals from pasta, to salads, fish, chicken, veal, beef, and the finest desserts using premium ingredients that bring out the taste of Italy. This upscale restaurant serves authentic Italian cuisine, and the atmosphere provides a refined, traditional setting for a special evening out. 1521 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-318-1516, Facebook.com/Via-RomaItalian-Restaurant-156088667783568/ SPOTLIGHT: Ambrosia Bakery Company Ambrosia Bakery is a family-owned bakery in Hot Springs that has been delighting the taste buds of loyal customers since 1975. Ambrosia specializes in homemade cookies, pastries, breads, pies, cupcakes, and specialty cakes for every occasion, including weddings. Make breakfast anything but ordinary with the braided egg bread, cinnamon rolls, variety of turnovers, or select a delicious, freshly baked bagel. Or, treat yourself to a savory lunch—try the smoked salmon salad, Tuscan grilled panzanella, Petit Jean ham and Swiss, or roasted garlic grilled cheese sandwich. Delight the whole family and bring home a classic Italian cream cake, coconut macaroons, or pumpkin rolls! 307 Broadway Street, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-525-4500, Ambrosiabakeryco.com

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NightLife HOT SPRINGS BARS The Big Chill Originally located in the Park Hotel in downtown Hot Springs, the Big Chill was a small little venue that enjoyed a loyal clientele. The Big Chill moved to Higdon Ferry Road in 2000, and has since expanded into a two story building. The Big Chill boasts a cozy and welcoming environment that is home to blues music and light rock infused with a bit of country. The Big Chill offers a full bar with great happy hour specials! 910 Higdon Ferry Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-624-5185, Thebigchillhotsprings.com Bleu Monkey Grill The Bleu Monkey Grill boasts one of the hottest sports bars in Hot Springs. Patrons can watch their favorite sports team or engage in a fun game of trivia with people all around the country. Bleu Monkey Grill also has a happy hour Monday through Thursday that they call “Monkey Business.” What a fun and clever place! 4263 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR, 71901, 501-5204800, Bleumonkeygrill.com The Bourbon Bar at 501 Prime The Bourbon Bar at 501 Prime offers a casual dining experience, outdoor seating, and the largest selection of bourbon in central Arkansas. The bar features a different bourbon every week. There are also many authentic hand crafted cocktails to choose from. The

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menu is the same as 501 Prime, just smaller portions. The Bourbon Bar also features live music and “Buck a Shuck” oysters during happy hour. 215 East Grand Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-623-0202, 501prime.com Bubba Brew’s—Two Locations An outstanding selection of craft beers brewed with love, as well as tasty pre-game Bubbatizers, such as mini corn dogs, jalapeno cheddar crab bites, and spicy breaded green beans. Game time lunch items include the Philly steak, pig salad, and grilled cheese. Fourth Quarter dinner selections—catfish, scallops, and pulled pork. Try the basket of freshly captured and beer battered frog legs. Full bar, specialty drinks, and house brews. Lake Hamilton: 1252 Airport Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-547-3186; Bubba Brew’s Sports Pub & Grill: 8091 Airport Road, Bonnerdale, AR 71933, 870-356-4001, Bubbabrews.com Copper Penny Pub Located just blocks from art galleries, the visitors center, and the convention center, this beautifully remodeled historic building is home to the popular Copper Penny Pub. This Irish pub serves up an abundant choice of icy-cold beers on tap, including locally crafted favorites like Core, Bubba Brews, and Lost Forty. They also have a full service bar so patrons can enjoy specialty cocktails and wine. The Copper Penny Pub offers delicious and authentic Irish dishes, burgers, and tasty appetizers. There is live music during the weekend as well as daily specials. 711 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-622-2570, Copper-penny-pub. com Fat Jacks Oyster Sports Bar and Grill This “sports-centric” oyster bar with live music features Cajun eats and pub grub in a low-key and “chill” environment. Savor the Oysters on the half shell, Oysters Rockefeller or Signature Spinach Souffle dip! There are also appetizer baskets, po-boys, pastas & salads, as well as Fat Jack's famous burgers and


filmmakers, sports fanatics, poets, beer and specialty cocktail lovers. Maxine’s Live also offers daily happy hour specials. 700 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-321-0909, Maxineslive.com

sandwiches. They taste even better with a specialty cocktail, ice cold beer, or glass of wine. 101 Central Avenue, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, 501-6235225, Facebook.com/pages/category/Seafood-Restaurant/ FAT-JACKS-Oyster-Sports-Bar-Grill-Hot-SpringsArkansas-323205304477900 The Lobby Bar at the Arlington The Lobby Bar is the perfect place to enjoy your evening. Sip on your favorite drink, listen and dance to live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights when the best of local bands are featured. Outside the front door is the National Park’s famed Bathhouse Row which offers a grand stroll through the history and beauty of Hot Springs. Across the street are museums, antique and art galleries, unique restaurants, and live entertainment. 239 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 800-643-1502, Arlingtonhotel.com Martinis on the Bay Martini's on the Bay is an upscale, yet inviting lounge located above the Back Porch Grill. They offer a full bar with a specialty martini menu, as well as many unique Scotches, cordials, and liqueurs. The fun atmosphere promises a great time for all. Enjoy the variety of martinis offered. With the large selection, there is certain to be something for everyone. And… every night is ladies’ night at Martini’s on the Bay. 4810 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-525-0885, Backporchgrill.com/martinis Maxine’s Live Maxine’s Live is located in the historic downtown district of Hot Springs and surrounded by specialty boutiques, art galleries, bath houses, and more. Residents and guests alike come to Maxine's to watch some amazing talent, savor delicious food, and enjoy craft beers and unique drinks. The venue is notable for attracting a diverse crowd—musicians, artists,

The Ohio Club The Ohio Club started in 1905 as a bar and casino. Al Capone, Bugsy Siegel, Bugs Moran, and Lucky Luciano were just a few of the gangsters who visited the club. It was also visited by many Major League Baseball players since spring training was in Hot Springs in the early 1900s. Babe Ruth was the most famous to visit. Because of all the gambling that went on in Hot Springs, many headliner talents were brought to Hot Springs and to The Ohio Club. Live entertainment is still the mainstay at The Ohio Club as music is featured seven nights a week, along with signature cocktails from the full bar. 336 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-627-0702, Theohioclub.com The Rooftop Bar The Rooftop Bar sits atop The Waters Hotel and The Avenue Restaurant. Enjoy locally sourced foods, with a wide variety of drinks, appetizers, and entrees, while taking in breathtaking views of Bathhouse Row. They have a variety of draft beers including Lost Forty 2nd Rodeo, Flyaway Rockhound IPA, as well as a nice selection of bottled beer. Wines include Josh Cabernet and Chardonnay and Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc. 340 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-625-3850, Thewatershs.com/amenities/the-rooftop-bar Silks Bar and Grill With more than 30 large screen TVs, Silks is the perfect place to grab the best food in town and watch the big game while you enjoy your favorite brew, glass of wine, or specialty cocktail. Silks is open for lunch and dinner every day. The Silks menu features all the popular favorites such as hot wings, burgers, and Oaklawn’s classic Reuben sandwiches, as well as other delicious mainstays. There is regional entertainment Friday and Saturday nights. 2705 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 53 71901, 501-623-4411, Oaklawn.com/dining/silks-bar-grill


The Humidor The Humidor is a premier cigar lounge located in Hot Springs, Arkansas, that offers some of the best cigars and cocktails from around the world. Whether it is fight night, a big baseball game, the NFL game of the week, or just a weeknight when you want to smoke a great cigar and drink some equally great bourbon or Scotch, the Humidor is the place to be! And, of course, the Humidor takes on a special energy when the Hogs play! 802 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-701-4033, Facebook.com/thehumidorhotsprings

CENTRAL AVENUE, HOT SPRINGS Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs is a must-see attraction with many unique shops, galleries, museums, and restaurants including a microbrewery in a renovated bathhouse. The historic district is home to some of the best places to find antiques, toys, snacks, and souvenirs. Jump in your car and head further down Central Avenue for drug stores, super stores, and more restaurants.

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BENTON & BRYANT Baja Grill Mexi-Cali eatery and margarita bar. What a great combination! And so many choices: the usual nachos, tacos, burritos, quesadillas, soups/salads, fajitas, desserts, all made in a special way. Baja Crab Cakes, Blackened Mahi Naked Bowls…wait, what? You’ll just have to try it….yum. Baja Chicken Quesadilla, Smoked Chicken Burrito, Blackened Shrimp Taco. Getting the picture? Baja Brownie a la mode…to die for. 224 W South Street, Benton, AR 72015, 501-690-6837, Eatbajagrill.com Blue House Bakery & Café Great food and great atmosphere: a winning combination you’ll find at the Blue House Bakery & Café. One look at their menu and you’ll know you’ve found the comfort food you desire: chicken pot pie, quiche Lorraine, good old-fashioned cheeseburgers, and home-made soups. When was the last time you had a piece of peanut butter pie? Blueberry muffin? Double chocolate cupcakes? This family-owned and operated bakery, café, and catering restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch. 4000 Hwy 5 N, Suite 3, Bryant, AR 72022, 501-943-7372, Facebook.com/ BlueHouseBakeryBryantAR/ Chepe’s Mexican Grill Hola Amigos! Welcome to Chepe’s! We create our recipes by remembering our abuela’s (grandmother’s)

kitchen. We proudly make everything from scratch and offer you the finest in Mexican hospitality. Start with a delicious appetizer and follow up with soup and salad and our huge offering of traditional Mexican entrees: chalupas, enchiladas, burritos, nachos, fajitas, seafood dishes, chimichangas, and more. While enjoying your meal, sip on one of our many flavored margaritas, or try a specialty cocktail or craft beer. 17324 I-30 Frontage Road, Benton, AR 72019, 501-794-6656, Chepesgrill.com Dickey’s Barbecue Pit The first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit was established in 1941. And some things never change: all meats are smoked on-site, just the way they were at the beginning. The menu features smoked turkey, beef brisket, St. Louis-style ribs, Polish sausage, marinated chicken, pulled pork, and a variety of side dishes: mac and cheese, barbecue beans (of course!), cabbage slaw, cornbread muffins, and more. Top off this great meal with dessert: pecan pie, chocolate chunk cookie, or blondie brownie. Dine-in, pickup, or order delivery. 3213 Main Street, #1, Bryant, AR, 72022, 501-213-0074, Dickeys.com India Café Did you know that some Indian spices were being used more than 7,000 years ago? At the India Café, you’re treated to traditional recipes cooked with authentic Indian spices. Start with an appetizer (there are several to choose from) and then take on the difficult task of choosing an entrée, or two, all with exotic names and amazing presentations: tandoori salmon, chicken kabob, shrimp korma, lamb vindaloo, and many more. It’s hard to top a meal like this, but the India Café manages to do

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just that, with an interesting dessert menu. 2615 N Prickett Road, #1, Bryant, AR, 72022, 501-213-0429, Indiacafebryant.com Italy In Town Incredible food and great atmosphere: that’s what the reviewers are saying about Italy In Town, a classic Italian food restaurant. Maybe start your meal with a mozzarella and tomato caprese, followed by spaghetti, ravioli, manicotti, chicken parmesan, or more. All served with freshly-baked bread, of course. And the dessert: perhaps tiramisu? White tablecloths, quiet atmosphere. Make your reservation soon or call for delivery! 120 N Market Street, Benton, AR 72015, 501-794-6499, Facebook.com/Italy-InTown-211084309643222

tail, steak, and more. 7307 Alcoa Road, Bryant, AR 72022, 501-778-9585, Sakurabryant.com Speakeasy Cafe Saline County’s favorite café and coffee bar. Why? Could be the made-from-scratch breakfasts. Or the comfort foods that seem so hard to find these days: steel cut oatmeal, lox and bagel, different varieties of grilled cheese with tomato soup. Have you ever had a fried bologna sandwich (a Southern tradition)? Open for breakfast and lunch, you can choose from an extensive coffee bar menu: espressos, lattes, and cappuccinos. Once you’ve walked in the door, you’re sure to return. 3411 Main Street, Suite 6, Bryant, AR 72022, 501-213-0729, www.spkeasy.coffee

Sugar Dumplin’s Cupcakes Sugar and spice and everything nice! Sugar Luigi’s Pizza and Pasta Dumplin’s Cupcakes will make your day sweeter. Looking for classic Italian cuisine? You’ve found it at Luigi’s. Appetizers, soups, salads, pasta dishes, baked This small-town bakery offers fresh cupcakes, cookies, and cinnamon rolls every Wednesday pasta, Italian dinners, seafood, and, of course, pizza! through Saturday. Each day they have over 30 All homemade from the heart. Luigi’s is a familyowned restaurant, dedicated to making quality Italian flavors of cupcakes and six different cookies. This is THE place to order your special occasion cake: food in a family atmosphere with reasonable prices. rose cakes, graduation, birthday, retirement, and Plus, you can have your delicious meal delivered to your home, if you wish. 22000 I-30 N, Bryant, AR 72022, giant cupcake cakes. Or treat your group to gourmet cookies and cookie sandwiches. Call 501-952-3472 501-847-1110, Luigisbryant.com to order. 5407 Hwy 5 N, Suite 12, Bryant, AR 72022, Sugardumplinscupcakes.com Riverside Grocery and Catering (Restaurant) If you’re looking for good down-home Arkansas Samurai Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar cooking, this is the place. Biscuits and gravy for breakfast and chicken fried steak sandwich for lunch. One look at the menu at Samurai and you know There’s a whole lot more on the menu, like a crawfish you’re in for something different and delicious: cream cheese wonton stuffed with crab meat, po-boy, catfish plates, hush puppies, and fried chicken. Enjoy a cold beer with your meal, domestic, calamari tempura, fried tofu with fish flakes, marinated seaweed salad, and fried cheesecake, just imported, or craft. On Thursdays and Fridays, the lunch menu is extended for supper until 8 PM. Order to get started. For the less daring, there’s chicken and steak combos, seafood including lobster tail, and of online for pickup if you like. 4444 Hwy 5, Benton, AR course, sushi and sushi rolls. For a totally different 72019, 501-794-0329, Riversidegrocery.com eating experience, Samurai Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar is the place to go. 1212 Military Road, Sakura Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Benton, AR 72015, 501-860-6161, Facebook.com/ When is a meal more than a meal? When it’s also a Samurai-in-Benton-1698883236991742/ performance. That’s what you experience at Sakura: great atmosphere, outstanding food, creative chefs. Tacos 4 Life Sushi lovers, you can choose from dozens of sushi When you buy a meal at Tacos 4 Life, a meal is rolls, as well as sushi a la carte. Salmon, octopus, donated to Feed My Starving Children. Community tuna, crab, red snapper: they’re all on the menu plus cocktails. Not a sushi fan? Not to worry. Choose from volunteers pack the meals, and they are sent on several dinners that include chicken, shrimp, lobster a regular basis. This means you get to enjoy good 56


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Spa City Tropical Winery and Gifts When the owner of Spa City Tropical Winery and Gifts visited a Florida Orange Groves' specialty retail store, she was instantly smitten with their unique wine—it was love at first sip! So, the only logical course of action was to open her own tropical fruit wine store. Visit Spa City Tropical Winery and Gifts for a wine tasting and enjoy the amazing tropical fruit, berry, and citrus wines and champagnes. Purchase a few bottles of your favorite selections for your tasting pleasure at home. 258 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-617-6256, Spacitytropicalwinery.com

HOT SPRINGS WINE TASTINGS BathHouse Row Winery The BathHouse Row Winery showcases their newest wine selections regularly. The Winery takes pride in sharing the delicious native wines that are produced and sold only in Arkansas. Unique to the wine tastings are the infusion of casual and fun stories that highlight the historic and regional flare that travelers from all over the world enjoy about the Spa City. 220 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-620-4880, Hotspringswinery.com Splash Wine Bar Splash Wine Bar is an elegant, yet inviting wine bar that offers its own private label of wine. Enjoy great tasting wine or some amazing beer for those who prefer brews over vino. Choose from a selection of wines from around the world as well as mouth-watering appetizers, including charcuterie boards. And, plan to visit for one of their wine tastings—the wine, the ambience, the baby grand piano—Splash Wine Bar simply does not disappoint! 325 Ouachita Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-701-4544, Splashwinebar.com 58

The Winery of Hot Springs At The Winery of Hot Springs, you can enjoy a tour of the Arkansas Historic Wine Museum followed by the opportunity to taste a wide variety of Arkansas wines. Once your tasting is completed, wine can be purchased by the bottle or case. The Winery also carries a wide variety of gifts and accessories in the main lobby. 1503 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-6239463, Hotspringswinery.com

BEER TASTING Hot Springs Craft Beer Fest Explore the world of craft beer with samples from Arkansas, the surrounding states, and across the country. Enjoy food, music, games, and bring your friends! There is tasty food from local restaurants that are available for sampling. For a small admission price, you'll be able to sample the latest Ale, Porter, Wheat Beer, and many other styles you've always wondered about. Hscraftbeerfest.com. Superior Bathhouse After being vacant for 30 years, the Superior Bathhouse has been converted into a brewery, complete with a craft beer tasting room, as well as a full service, familyfriendly restaurant and event venue. You might say that Superior Bathhouse is “Hot Springs on tap.” One of the most interesting facts about Superior Bathhouse is that it is home to the only brewery in a US National Park, and


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the only brewery in the world to utilize thermal spring water in their beer. Visit Superior Bathhouse and savor the finished product of the labor of love that is beer brewing! 329 Central Avenue, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, 501-624-2337, Superiorbathhouse.com

LITTLE ROCK WINE & SPIRIT TASTINGS An Enchanting Evening Winery An Enchanting Evening Winery provides free wine tastings in their unique Wine Tasting Yurt. They have wines to please every palette from dry Pinots to sweet Savants. Come enjoy sipping, sampling, and enjoying the relaxed experience that makes An Enchanting Evening Winery one of Little Rock’s premier wine tasting destinations. 29300 AR-Highway 300, Roland, AR, 72135, 501-330-2182, Littlerock.com/little-rockdestinations/an-enchanting-evening

Colonial Wines & Spirits Located in West Little Rock, Colonial Wines and Spirits is Arkansas' premiere shop for wines, spirits, beers, sake, and drink accessories. The very knowledgeable staff are specialists in every category, and they will enthusiastically let you sample their delicious products. Whether you’re a fan of Belgian beer, vintage Scotch, or some of the more obscure hard-to-find wines, Colonial

Rock Town Distillery The Tasting Room at Rock Town Distillery is a full service bar offering a full complement of delicious handcrafted cocktails featuring Rock Town’s spirits. Take a tour and sample some of their impressive selection of local craft beer and wine. Enjoy a cocktail before or after your tour or just hang out and drink some of the best cocktails in town. 1201 Main Street, Little Rock, AR 72202, 501-907-5244, Rocktowndistillery.com

MOONSHINE & OTHER SPIRITS TASTING Crystal Ridge Distillery Most cities attract patrons to their wine tastings, but a Moonshine tasting? Now that is unique! Crystal Ridge Distillery celebrates the mountain roots of Arkansas’ moonshine in a historic 1920s building. Just like the craft liquors, the building has been resurrected to create an ambience and feel of times past. Patrons satisfy their curiosity (and taste buds) with tours that feature samples and walk-throughs of production. Along the way, there are detailed accounts of Crystal Ridge's history, the distillery process, and other unique facts. Crystal Ridge Distillery has an in-house restaurant where visitors can grab a beer and a bite, and enjoy that true southern-style cooking and southern hospitality at its best. 455 Broadway Street, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501627-0722, Crystalridgedistillery.com

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Your Real Estate Team

Kay Arsenault, Realtor® Call 501-984-1982 kayarsenault@gmail.com

Pat Bollier, Realtor® Call 501-425-0134 patbollier@remax.net

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Deb Bryan, Realtor® Call 512-784-0077 debbryan@remax.net

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Kayla Casada, Executive Broker Call 501-622-9869 kaylacasrealtor@gmail.com

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Ray Clem, Associate Broker Call 501-620-6163 rayclem@suddenlink.net

Jim Harbour, Realtor® Call 501-204-2034 jimharbour@remax.net

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Charlotte Hitchens, Executive Broker Call 501-922-7050 hsvrmx@ipa.net

Linda Forry, Realtor® Call 501-922-8991 hsvlindaforry@yahoo.com

Jane Hollansworth with Darla & Laura, Realtors® Call 501-922-8177 janeholl@ipa.net

Stephanie Iglehart, Realtor® Karen Kagebein, Realtor® Brenda & George Langley, Realtors® Call 501-226-8781 Call 501-984-0987 Call 870-995-3417 brendalangley@remax.net stephaniehsv@gmail.com kmkagebein@gmail.com RE/MAX of Hot Springs Village, 1400 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village, AR 71909 | 800-364-9007

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Your Real Estate Team Alissa Nead, Executive Broker, Anthony Nicolosi, Phillip Michael Pierce, Realtor速 CRS, GRI, SFR Executive Broker Call 501-762-6388 Call 734-377-3600 Call 501-984-1432 phillippiercehsv@gmail.com alissanead@remax.net anthony_nicolosi@hotmail.com

Kathy Sherman, Dana Smith, Executive Broker Sam Scroggins, Realtor速 Executive Broker, CRS SRES Call 713-504-3164 Call 501-209-5209 Call 501-922-8277 danasmithhsv@gmail.com samscrogginshsv@gmail.com kshermanremax@gmail.com

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Hot Springs Village is home to over 150 Clubs and Organizations! More Hot Springs Village Social Clubs... Boomers Rock Boomersrockhsv.com Boomers Rock is dedicated to promoting a fun and active lifestyle with entertainment, music, and amenities in Hot Springs Village that appeal specifically to baby boomers. Girls’ Night Out GNO@GirlsNightOutHSV.com Girls’ Night Out (GNO) is a group of “girls” who get together to explore local and regional dining, shopping, plays, movies and other forms of entertainment. Beboppers For more than 10 years, the Beboppers monthly dance has catered to those who still love to dance to the music of the ’50s and ’60s. HSV Country Two Steppers 501-226-5111 Country Two Steppers enjoy dancing to a variety of dances including east and west coast swing, cha-cha, triple step, waltz, two step, Cajun, and more.

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Spas

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Hot Springs Village Day Spa Manicures, Pedicures, Hair Salon, Massage Therapy, Facials; 501-9158419, 111 Ponderosa Ln, Hot Springs Village, AR 7190, Hsvdayspa.weebly.com Chrysalis Day Spa Massage Therapy, Body Treatments, Facials, Lash & Brow, Waxing, Microblading, Microneedling, Laser Hair Removal, Laser Tattoo Removal, Spray Tans, Teeth Whitening, Manicures & Pedicures, Individual and Couples Packages; 501-520-5400, 4332 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913, Chrysalisdayspa.com Thai-Me Spa Massage Therapy, Skin Care, Body Care, Facials, Lash, Brows, Waxing, Cosmetics, Individual and Couple Packages; 501-520-4772, 328 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901 and 5001 Central Ave, Suite D, Hot Springs, AR 71913, Thai-me.com Spa Botanica Skin Care, Body Treatments, Nail Care, Massage Therapy, Bachelorette, Bridal & Wedding Party Packages 501-321-4444, 400 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901, Spabotanicahotsprings.com Quapaw Baths & Spa Massage Therapy, Mud Baths, Facials, Body Treatments, Thermal Pools, Private Baths, Steam Cave, Blow Out Bar, CafĂŠ, and Boutique; 501-609-9822, 413 Central Ave, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, Quapawbaths.com Destinations Day Spa Massage Therapy, Body Rituals, Facials, Waxing, Lash & Brow, Sunless Tanning, Botox & Dermal Fillers; 501525-3400, 250 Cornerstone Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71913. Hsdestinationsdayspa.com

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Ablution - A Day Spa & Salon Massage Therapy, Facials, Nail Care, Hair Care, Lash & Brow, Waxing, Body Treatments, Mineral Bath, Ionic Foot Detox, Couples Packages; 501-525-6450, 4904 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913, Ablutiondayspa.com Buckstaff Bath House Hydrotherapy, Thermal Mineral Baths, Massage Therapy, Thermal Pools, Nail Care, Facials, Individual and Couple Packages; 501-623-2308, 509 Central Ave, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, Buckstaff baths.com The Thermal Bathhouse & Spa at the Arlington Facials, Hair Care, Skin Care, Body Treatments, Mineral Make-up, Thermal Water Whirlpool Baths, Dry Sauna, Pressurized Shower, Reflexology Foot Massage, Hydrotherapy; 501-609-2514, 239 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901, Arlingtonhotel.com/spa-salon Oxy-Zen Aquamassage & Oxygen Bar Oxygen Bar, Aqua Massage; 501-623-2777, 328 Central Ave, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, Hotspringsoxygenspa.com


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Hot Springs Pilates Studio Hot Springs Pilates Studio offers their clientele a variety of options to help them reap the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits that Pilates offers. There are personalized private sessions, semi-private sessions, and small group mat classes. Come enjoy a free introductory session today. 281 Lake Hamilton Drive, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-318-4945, Hotspringspilates.com

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The Yoga Place De-stress, relax, find your personal center of tranquility with vinyasa yoga classes at The Yoga Place. Let the flowing movements and deep breathing help you bring relief to tight and stiff muscles, promote mindfulness, and enhance your sense of well-being. Perform both classical and creatively adapted sun salutations, standing, and seated postures. Gently work your way up to more advanced postures that further increase strength, stamina, and flexibility. 301 Whittington Avenue, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, 501-6810566, Theyogaplacehs.com Om Lounge Yoga Chronic stress and anxiety can wreak havoc on your body, affecting both your physical and emotional health. Minimize the effects of stress as you calm your body with vinyasa yoga. Om Lounge offers power vinyasa, relax flow yoga (a sequence of beautiful deep floor poses that encourage body awareness), and booty barre, a fun class that fuses legendary fitness techniques from Pilates, dance, calisthenics, and yoga. Unwind with some great moves in this beautiful and tranquil zen environment. See why Om Lounge Yoga is Hot Springs' premier studio for improved health and increased peace of mind. 1550 Airport Road, Suite C, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-463-4100, Omloungeyogahs.com 66

Harris and Renshaw Physical Therapy Dry needling is the use of thin needles in physical therapy to relieve muscular pain and myofascial disorders. Dry needling targets the trigger points which are the direct sources of patient pain. It helps to accelerate the healing process by promoting increased circulation to the injured area, improving oxygen delivery, and providing stimulation of the neural pathways that can block pain messages. When combined with physical therapy, dry needling can help to alleviate acute and chronic tendonitis, athletic and sports-related overuse injuries, post-surgical pain, post-traumatic injuries, and many other conditions and disorders. 4656 Highway 7 N, Suite M, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-984-5575, Harrisandrenshawpt.com/ locations/hot-springs-village/

ACUPUNCTURE Carson Chiropractic & Acupuncture Clinic Carson Chiropractic & Acupuncture Clinic prides themselves on helping their patients live happier, painfree lives. Their goal is to promote healing after an accident or injury, and to diminish any discomfort a patient may experience. Services include chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture, and functional nutritional medicine. The staff remains knowledgeable of the latest chiropractic tools and treatments, so they can consistently provide high-quality, individualized services to all their patients. 3907 Central Avenue, Suite F, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913, 501-525-7171, Carsonchirohotsprings.com Michael Ranft Acupuncture Dr. Michael Ranft is an acupuncturist in Hot Springs National Park. Dr. Ranft evaluates and treats patients based on the concepts of oriental medicine. Many people have found relief through acupuncture, as it can treat physical pain as well as emotional stress. 239 Hobson Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-623-5433


Hollingsworth Chiropractic & Acupuncture Hollingsworth Chiropractic & Acupuncture offers health and wellness for the entire family! In addition to traditional chiropractic care, their services include: Chiropractic for kids, as children can experience minor and major falls while learning to walk, or later as they participate in sports and other recreational activities. They provide chiropractic care during pregnancy to alleviate back pain and ease pregnancy symptoms for expectant moms. Pets get care here too. Animal chiropractic, which does not replace traditional veterinary care, is a way to keep animals healthy, active, and energetic without the use of medications or surgery. Acupuncture, which can help a variety of conditions, as well as promote health, energy, and vitality is also offered. 281 Lake Hamilton Drive, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-701-4157, Hollingsworthchiropractic.com Dr. H. Katherine Denow, DC Dr. Denow graduated from the New York Chiropractic College in 1977. She works in Hot Springs National Park and specializes in chiropractic and neurology. 1132 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, 501-262-9991

The Fordyce Bathhouse The Fordyce Bathhouse has a long history of serving guests as it opened to the public in 1915. In 1962, the bathhouse was shut down, leaving it to reopen in May of 1989, after some serious renovations that left it looking like it did in its early years of business. The Fordyce Bathhouse now serves as the Visitors Center where guests of Downtown Hot Springs can go inside and take themselves on an all-inclusive tour of the beautiful stained-glass ceilings, marble walls, and statues. The bathhouse also features an informational video about what life used to be like when it was open for business. 369 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-620-6715, Nps.gov Ozark Bathhouse Cultural Center After its prime from 1922-1977 the Ozark Bathhouse closed, only to later open in May of 2014 as the Ozark Bathhouse Cultural Center. The historic bathhouse is open and being used as a venue for park events and programs in conjunction with the community. The venue can also be rented out for private events. Aside from being a venue, the bathhouse also serves as a cultural center for the arts from Noon-5 PM Friday through Sunday. 491 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-624-2701, Nps.gov

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Lake Catherine A 1,940-acre recreational lake known for its excellent bass and crappie fishing formed by Carpenter and Remmel Dams. Lake Catherine State Park offers a fullservice marina with year-round boat rentals and a launch ramp. The park features a pavilion, picnic sites, playgrounds, and a well-marked nature trail that leads to a waterfall. The state park also has 20-fully equipped cabins overlooking Lake Catherine with a private beach and fishing pier. Guided horseback rides are offered seasonally. DeGray Lake As evidenced by its popularity for fishing, camping, swimming, water-skiing, and other water sports, the 13,800-acre lake is a prime vacation and weekend getaway in west-central Arkansas. Situated among ridges of the Ouachita Mountains and formed by a dam across the Caddo River, the lake has more than 700 campsites, ranging from full hook-ups to primitive, and some 15 boat-launching ramps on its shores. Houseboating, sailing, and scuba ping are also popular, as is observing bald eagles that winter on DeGray. Lake Greeson Lake Greeson is a man-made lake that was originally created as a flood control and hydropower project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It is 12 miles long and is surrounded by 15,842 acres of public lands. Lake Greeson is famous for its scenic beauty, and the wide variety of recreational opportunities available on and near the lake, including boating, swimming, hiking, camping, and fishing. In fact, Lake Greeson has been recognized for its rich variety of fish, which include largemouth, smallmouth, spotted and white bass, flathead and channel catfish, black and white crappie, bluegill, sunfish, and trout.


Lake Hamilton Created in 1932 when the Arkansas Power and Light Company completed Carpenter Dam on the Ouachita River to generate electricity, Lake Hamilton is a 7,460acre popular recreational and residential lake. Hill Wheatley Park, located on the shore, has a popular swim area with a man-made sandy beach, picnic facilities, and restrooms. Water-skiing, pleasure boating, and fishing are popular Hot Springs attractions on Lake Hamilton, and rentals of watercraft and sport accessories are readily available. Lake Ouachita Famous for its pristine water and scenic beauty, Lake Ouachita is the largest lake in the state (40,000 acres) with boating, fishing, paddle boarding, spear fishing, scuba diving, and camping. The lake has rugged shoreline with lots of islands and hidden coves and is a favorite for bass fishing.

RIVERS Caddo River Above DeGray Lake, the Caddo River is rated as an excellent "family" float stream, and outfitters, cabins, and other lodging are available. Below DeGray, the Caddo continues some four miles before joining the lower Ouachita River just north of Arkadelphia. Little Missouri River The Little Missouri River, or Little Mo as it is affectionately called, is a 147-mile-long waterway that runs from the Ouachita Mountains of southwest Arkansas into the rolling hills area in the surrounding countryside. The river has numerous small waterfalls, crystal clear water, and spectacular scenery that includes towering rocky bluffs crowned with pine. The Little Missouri River is a superior fishing stream for rainbow trout, green sunfish, longear sunfish, smallmouth bass, and spotted bass. Ouachita River Below Lake Ouachita, the Ouachita River continues through the Ouachita Mountains, though two dams interrupt its flow near the resort town of Hot Springs to form Lakes Hamilton and Catherine. Below Lake Catherine, the stream travels south past Arkadelphia before leaving the Ouachita Mountain region and entering the West Gulf Coastal Plain, also known in Arkansas as the Timberlands region.

Fishing The tailwaters below Blakely, Carpenter, and Remmel Dams on the Ouachita River are seasonally stocked to enhance opportunities for anglers in the southern part of the state to fish for trout. Catchable rainbow trout are stocked from November through April, when water temperatures are cooler. Agfc.com/en/fishing/ sportfish/trout/trout-tailwaters/ouachita-river-tailwaters/

BROOKE TROUT

Crimson spots, blue halos, wormlike markings on dark green upper body, white edge fins; found in cold, clear water under dams.

CUTTHROAT TROUT

Red/orange slash marks under jar, black spotting at rear, spotted tail, fin not whitetipped; state record 10 pounds, 2 ounces.

BROWN TROUT

Golden brown to silver, yellow abdomen, orange or red spots, forked tail; commonly weigh 2-4 pounds.

RAINBOW TROUT

Pink streaked, spotted/ forked tail, black spotted body, white-tipped fin; found in sheltered water and deep pools.

Saline River Paddle your canoe on the Saline River, one of the last major undammed streams in the Ouachita Mountain system. The river offers excellent fishing, scenery, and backcountry floating and is considered one of the most underrated fishing rivers in Arkansas with smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, and spotted bass. Saline River Canoe offers canoe, kayak & tube rentals, shuttle & guide services, and a store with restaurant & supplies on the Saline River.

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Captain Jack’s Lake Cruises On your next visit to Hot Springs, enjoy a charter cruise with Captain Jack! Depart from the SunBay Resort dock for a memorable cruise on Lake Hamilton. The luxury pontoon boat can take up to 10 passengers, and Captain Jack's cruises and charters are more affordable than renting your own pontoon. The boat is stocked with popular beverages that are iced onboard, and the seats are extremely comfortable. Captain Jack’s Lake Cruises are perfect for families or a romantic date with that special someone. 4810 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-547-2743 CaptainJacksLakeCruises.com Xtreme Strike Guide Service Xtreme Strike Guide Service provides first class fishing on all area lakes in Hot Springs. The guide emphasizes fishing for stripers and hybrid bass, but there are also recommendations for other species of fish. Enjoy fishing on a beautiful lake with a guide who will take you to all the prime spots to optimize your chances of catching fish. Let Xtreme Strike Guide Service use their knowledge, skills, and experience to help you and your family members catch the “big one.” 117 Ridgewood Street, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-627-6181 XtremeStrikeGuideService.com

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DAMS Blakely Dam Blakely Mountain Dam is located just six miles from Piney, in Garland County, near Mountain Pine. In addition to tiger trout, fishermen will find a variety of fish including flathead catfish, whitefish, crappie, bream, bluegill, largemouth bass, walleye, and catfish. Whatever the mode of fishing—fly fishing, spinning, or bait-casting—Blakely Dam is a perfect destination for those who enjoy spending a day casting for trout on a cool mountain stream. Carpenter Dam Carpenter Dam Park is a wonderful park on the east end of Lake Hamilton right next to the dam. This park covers approximately 15 acres and is perfect for spending the afternoon picnicking and marveling at the beauty of nature. Rainbow trout and striper are in abundance right at the base of Carpenter Dam, where the cold water rushes out below the water line. There are some accessible and wadeable shoals near the dam, where fly fishers regularly cast for rainbow trout. Remmel Dam Remmel Dam is situated on the Ouachita River at Jones Mills (Hot Spring County). The dam impounds Lake Catherine, and together with Carpenter Dam in Hot Springs (Garland County), provides hydroelectric power for southern Arkansas. Rainbow trout are plentiful in the upper part of Lake Catherine below the dam. Expert anglers suggest using power bait on light Carolina rigs (in heavy current) or trout magnets (in slack water areas.) Whether you are a match angler or a weekend hobbyist, enjoy trout fishing in the cool waters of Remmel Dam. 72


BASS FISHING

Arkansas has three bass known as black bass - largemouth, spotted, and smallmouth - and of those, the largemouth is the largest. Adults average 10 to 20 inches in length and a half to four and a half pounds, though eight-pound fish aren't uncommon. Largemouth bass move from deep water to warmer shallows in the spring (usually Feb. to Apr.), several weeks before the bass season of spawning begins. Small streams like the Caddo River or Saline River offer opportunities for smallmouth bass action. – Arkansas Game & Fish Commission.

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Class I: Fast moving water with riffles and small waves. Few obstructions. Class II: Novice - Straightforward rapids with wide, clear channels. Occasional maneuvering, but rocks and medium-sized waves are easily missed by trained paddlers.

COSSATOT RIVER STATE PARK – WHITE WATER The Cossatot River features Class III, IV, and dangerous Class V rapids making it one of the more challenging float rivers in the central United States. Brushy Creek Recreation Area offers restrooms, picnic tables, and access to the river via the Highway 246 bridge access point. Campsites are available at the Cossatot Falls Area (7 sites, no hookups), Sandbar Area (14 sites, no hookups), and the Ed Banks Area. The park is also home to dozens of rare flora and fauna native only to the Ouachita Mountains and surrounding Ouachita National Forest. The terrain of the park is a rugged rocky canyon with old growth hardwoods and juniper glades. Hiking is available on the River Corridor Trail (14 miles) and Harris Creek Trail (3.5 miles). A visitors' center built in 2004 offers a wildlife observation room, a water education laboratory, and a gift shop. 1980 Highway 278 West, Wickes, AR 71973, 870-385-2201, Arkansasstateparks.com/white-water-rafting-arkansas

Class III: Intermediate - Rapids with moderate, irregular waves may be difficult to avoid and can swamp an open canoe. Complex maneuvers in fast current and good boat control in tight passages or around ledges; large waves, strainers, strong eddies, and powerful current. Class IV: Advanced - Intense, powerful but predictable rapids requiring precise boat handling. May feature large, unavoidable waves, holes, constricted passages demanding fast maneuvers under pressure. Rapids may require “must” moves above dangerous hazards. Class V: Expert - Extremely long, obstructed, or violent rapids. Drops may contain large, unavoidable waves and holes/steep, congested chutes. Rapids may continue for long distances demanding a high level of fitness. Eddies may be small, turbulent, or difficult to reach. Reliable eskimo roll, proper equipment, extensive experience, and practiced rescue skills essential.

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Water Sports With over 600,000 acres of lakes and over 9,700 miles of Arkansas pristine streams and rivers, there really is every type of water to be found in the Natural State. Set amidst the massive expanse of Lake Ouachita, you can enjoy all varieties of water sports. Lake Ouachita is the biggest of central Arkansas’s five diamond lakes, aptly named for their crystal-clear appearance, and their proximity to diamond and quartz-rich land. Fish, swim, water-ski, take a romantic cruise, stay in a lakeside cabin, rent a boat, or soak up the sun on a warm, white beach. Plan the vacation of your dreams— then make it a reality, right here in Arkansas. Aqua Fun Boat Rentals Aqua Fun Boat Rentals offer half-day and full-day party barge and deck boat rentals at North Shores Resort and Marina on pristine Lake Ouachita. All rental boats include Bimini tops, tow bars, ladders, stereos, and all USCG required safety equipment. Gather your friends or family and enjoy a sunfilled day on the water! 164 Shore View Loop, Jessieville, AR 71949, 501-9846187, Aquafunboats.net The Belle of Hot Springs Riverboat The Belle, a 250 passenger riverboat, is an entertaining tour that takes guests past million dollar mansions, natural islands, resorts, and stunning, panoramic views of the Ouachita Mountains. The tour is infused with colorful anecdotes, humorous stories, and well researched historical information that add to the flavor of the cruise. The Belle has sailed beautiful Lake Hamilton since 1984 and continues to entertain locals and visitors alike. 5200 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-525-4438, Belleriverboat.com DreamChaser Houseboat Rentals DreamChaser rents houseboats for use on Lake Ouachita. They offer seven of the most luxurious houseboats available. Houseboats feature 4 to 7 private bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, a comfortable living space, 74 fully equipped kitchens with stainless steel appliances,

granite countertops, DVD player, Wii console, gas grill, hot tub, and water slide. Dream Chaser also rents party barges, ski boats, fishing boats, tubes, knee boards, and wake boards. 60 Marina Drive, Mount Ida, AR 71957, 870867-3480, Dreamchaserhouseboats.com Echo Canyon Resort & Marina Echo Canyon Resort and Marina is located on the beautiful 40,000-acre Lake Ouachita—a pristine and spectacular lake that is the perfect sight for swimming, skiing, scuba diving, boating, and fishing. Echo Canyon Resort and Marina offers boat rentals, as well as mobile home and cabin rentals. Enjoy culinary delights prepared in the fantastic onsite restaurant. There is endless fun that awaits all who visit! 2645 Blakely Dam Road, Royal, AR 71968, 501-767-2997, Facebook.com/echocanyonresort Greg Orr Marine & RV Greg Orr Marine is a marine and RV dealership that offers the best in new and pre-owned boats and RV’s. If you have ever dreamt about the fun and adventure that a quality boat or RV can bring into your life, stop by Greg Orr Marine and let your dreams become reality. 4903 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-2999177, Greggorrmarineandrv.com Hot Springs Marina Since 1955, Hot Springs Marina has been providing the services that boaters need to enjoy the fun, adventure, and exhilaration that being on the water brings! Hot Springs Marina offers new and used boat sales, late model pontoon rentals, marine service and repair, as well as a Marina store on Lake Hamilton. All rentals are equipped with safety equipment and customfit life jackets at no additional charge. Enhance your lake experience by renting a cool towable. 301 Lakeland Drive, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-525-7776, Hotspringsmarina. com Kahuna Bay Boat Rental and Marina Kahuna Bay Boat Rental and Marina, located on beautiful Lake Hamilton, is a family owned and operated boat rental and fullservice marina in Hot Springs. Specializing in pontoon boat rentals, ski barge


rentals, water skis, tubes for the kids and so much more, Kahuna Bay is your source for all your water fun and boating needs! 4904 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-520-5700, Kahunabay.com Magic Springs Theme and Water Park Magic Springs Theme and Water Park, located in beautiful Hot Springs, offers the Natural States’ only theme park, water park, and concert amphitheater in one location for one low price. The park contains more than 80 attractions and amusement rides, including four popular roller coasters. With great rides for all ages, delicious things to eat, and fun things to do, this park includes something for every member of the family. 1701 East Grand Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-624-0100, Magicsprings.com National Park Duck Tours Why not enjoy a fun and exhilarating adventure that will thrill the whole family? See the sights on land and water with this exciting 75 minute tour aboard an amphibious Coast Guard certified WW2 DUKW. 418 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-624-DUCK, Seehotsprings.com Paradise Cove Marina Paradise Cove Marina has been serving Lake Hamilton and the surrounding areas for over 60 years. They take care of all your boating needs. They offer Manitou pontoon sales, pontoon rentals, service and repairs, winterization and storage, slip rentals, fuel, snacks, drinks, ice, parts—whatever you need to make your time on the water nothing short of incredible! 1300 Airport Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-767-4144, Paradisecovemarinahs.com Safe Harbor Brady Mountain Safe Harbor Brady Mountain is a beautiful lake oasis that is located in the scenic and rolling hills of the Ouachita National Forest. It has been a vacation destination for visitors and boaters from Little Rock, Fort Smith,

Shreveport, as well as major cities in Texas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. The full-service marina features 650 permanent slips which vary from 25-foot open sailboat docks to 100 foot covered slips for cruisers and houseboats. 4120 Brady Mountain Road, Royal, AR 71968, 501-767-3422, Shmarinas.com Salty Dog Boating Center Planning some time on the water? Stop by Salty Dog Boating Center and let the friendly staff help you find the best craft to suit your boating needs. Whether you’re looking for a fun excursion for the whole family, trying to find the perfect boat for a casual cruise, or planning a romantic date, Salty Dog is your destination for spectacular water fun. 4931 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-525-6400, Saltydogboatingcenter.com Scuba & Archery Center Scuba & Archery Center is a full-service dive and archery shop in Hot Springs that can handle all your needs. If you are in the market to purchase new gear, or need repairs or service on your existing gear, Scuba & Archery Center can help. There is an indoor heated pool for scuba classes. If you are ready to take your first Open Water Certification Class, Scuba & Archery Center can take care of you. Perhaps you are hoping to find a dive group to travel with, are in need of rental gear, or just want some advice on the best spots to go on Lake Ouachita—we are here for you! Regardless of where you are in your diving and scuba life, you need look no further than Scuba & Archery Center. Scuba and Archery Center offers classes to meet just about any schedule. Our standard class takes two weeks, attending three nights of both weeks. The second weekend students spend about a half a day Saturday and half a day Sunday on the lake. For those who cannot take classes during the week, there is a convenient three-day, weekend class. The certified, professional instructors at the Scuba

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and Archery Center will help you make your diving dreams a reality! Lake Ouachita has hundreds of miles of shoreline and an abundance of spectacular places to dive. All but a small handful do require the diver to use a boat. The Dam-Scuba Park and Fearless Rock Memorial ( features a memorial placed in honor of local fallen soldier and Navy SEAL, Adam Brown) are both excellent beginner level dive sites. Whirlpool Rock (named for the whirlpool of water that would form when the river rose), and Zebra Rock (known for its dark rock cliffs with pure white veins of quartz running through them) prove fun and invigorating for intermediate level divers. Advanced divers will be challenged by Railroad Tracks (the lake was filled in the 1950’s, the steel spikes from the railroad tracks were removed, but the cross ties and many of the railroad spikes remain.) 121 Gilchrist Street, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-623-7062, Scuba-archery.com Sup501 Yoga Stand up paddle boarding and yoga may seem like an odd pairing, but there are many reasons why people enjoy doing yoga on the water. In addition to having fun with friends or experiencing solitude on the water, doing yoga on a SUP engages muscles that you may neglect during a traditional yoga practice. The added challenge of doing yoga on a wobbly board helps develop mindfulness, as you embrace a new yoga “environment.” Join Sup501 Yoga and savor your success as you master the focus required to stay grounded while afloat! 6306 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, AR 72207, 501-249-2746, Sup501.com Young’s Lakeshore RV Resort Young’s Lakeshore RV Resort is located on the north side of Lake Hamilton in scenic Hot Springs. Enjoy this wonderful location on the lake with all the fun the lake has to offer. Lake Hamilton is renowned for great fishing year-round. Plus, you are close to all that Hot Springs has to offer. Plan your next RV recreational visit to Young’s Lakeshore RV Resort. 1601 Lakeshore Drive, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913, 1-800-470-7875, Rvhotsprings.com 76

SPOTLIGHT: Family Fishing Trips guided by Captain Darryl Morris. Darryl specializes in crappie and bass fishing on several lakes in the Hot Springs area, including Lake Ouachita, Lake Hamilton, Lake Greeson, and DeGray Lake. Fish from the Classic 2009 Blue Wave boat equipped with state-of-the-art technology that allows you to watch yourself catch a fish under the water. Reservations available first come first serve by day and available online. 501-844-5418, Familyfishingtrips.com Join the Roadrunners RV Club... A group of campers who love to hit the road and travel and enjoy monthly socials to share fun, tasty food, and stories of exploring. Hsvroadrunners.com


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AREA FARMERS MARKETS

THE GREEN MARKET is a popular outdoor farmers’ market in Hot Springs Village. Every Thursday from 8 AM to Noon, April – November, several vendors offer quite an array of goods. In addition to freshly harvested fruits and vegetables, you’ll find handmade goods, including soap, jams and jellies, pastries, lotions and creams, and more. Live music is often playing as you stroll through the market, located in Grove Park, an outdoor venue in Hot Springs Village, at 1105 DeSoto Blvd. In the event of rain, the market is held across the street under the Porte Cochere at the Woodlands Auditorium. Facebook. com/GreenMarketHSV. Local Food. Local Art. Local Music. Local is the theme at THE HOT SPRINGS FARMERS AND ARTISANS MARKET. All goods are locally grown or handmade: honey from Arkansas beekeepers, fresh produce from area small farmers, herbs, eggs, flowers, jams and jellies, baked goods, as well as artwork from area artisans, and even live music. This year-round market is open every Saturday from 7 AM to Noon, May-October, and 9 AM to Noon, November-April. 121 Orange St in Hot Springs. HotSpringsFarmersMarket.com A visit to Arkansas’ capital city would not be complete without visiting the LITTLE ROCK FARMERS’ MARKET. This market, operating since 1996, is set up in the open-air pavilions of the River Market, overlooking Riverfront Park and the Arkansas River. Fresh produce, herbs, cakes, locally-produced honey, and jams and jellies will tempt your taste buds. But there are also artisan booths offering handmade crafts, including candles, soap, and jewelry, to name a few. Open on Saturdays from 7 AM to 3 PM. 400 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR, 72201. Rivermarket.info Historic Downton Benton is the home of the FARMERS’ MARKET IN BENTON, AR. Their mission: “To provide access to local, sustainable, and healthy foods” to the people of central Arkansas. This includes local fruits and vegetables, baked goods, eggs, goat milk, jams and jellies, as well as handmade creations and crafts. You’ll enjoy strolling through the open pavilion while deciding which of the delicious foods to take home. Open on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 8 AM to 1 PM, May through October. Located at 125 W. Ashley St in Downtown Benton. Bentonar.org/farmersmarket The FARMER’S MARKET AT MIDTOWN IN BRYANT, AR, is open Saturdays from 8 AM to Noon. Lots of vendors with coffee, tea, fresh eggs, jams, honeys, fresh produce, and homemade goods. Join friends and neighbors under the open-air pavilions (rain doesn’t stop us) and enjoy your morning by choosing fresh home-grown foods to take home to your family. You’ll also find handmade crafts, and often there’s a food truck or two for delicious snacking while you’re there. Located on E. Farmers Market, Midtown, Bryant, AR.

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MADERAS GARDENS: LUXURY LIVING VILLAS Cooper Homes, a part of Cooper Communities, is one of the largest homebuilders in Arkansas. Founded in 1954, Cooper Communities is a prominent community builder—they have constructed golf courses, lakes, recreational facilities, and built communities that spread across more than 35,000 acres. One of Cooper Communities’ most well-known communities, Hot Springs Village, began development in 1970. Cooper Homes continues to build quality homes that help create a sense of neighborhood and old-fashioned southern hospitality. Cooper Homes is currently expanding the Maderas Gardens Luxury Living Villas. Presently, there are 24 homes in Maderas Gardens and twenty-seven additional homes are slated for completion. Cooper Homes has designed six floor plans for buyers to consider that range from 1,248 to 1,817 square feet. Prices start in the low $200’s. The Jane Hollansworth Team at RE/MAX of Hot Springs Village is exclusively handling Maderas Gardens’ listings and is available to assist with lot selection and custombuilding quotes. Darla Hollansworth, a member of the team, believes that there are numerous reasons why Maderas Gardens is so appealing to prospective buyers. “It offers a relatively low-maintenance home in a friendly environment for people who have already experienced owning a larger home, and now want convenience, as well as the opportunity to socialize with friends.” Maderas Gardens offers Ground Maintenance, Weed Control, Landscaping, Irrigation Services, Gutter Cleaning, Deck Care, and more! Maderas Gardens has a lovely Clubhouse, solely for use by the sub-division’s property owners. Maderas Gardens offers convenient access to four golf courses and restaurants, golf-cart convenience, and East end Village access. Darla Hollansworth adds, “Even younger demographics are finding this little slice of heaven that allows them the freedom to live in a scenic, resort community.” maderasgardens.com

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Hot Springs Harley Owners Group Members of the group enjoy sharing the passion of riding Harley-Davidson Motorcycles, experiencing the freedom of the open road, and the power of the v-twin motor. These common interests bring this diverse collection of motorcyclists together. They ride safely, have fun, tell stories—“some true, others embellished.” The website helps tell the story, but the members believe it won’t be complete until those bikers who are inspired to join, do so. Hotspringshog.com

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Motorcyle Events FEBRUARY

Abate District One Motorcycle Swap Meet and Show Little Rock

MARCH Pink Ride Texarkana

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Steel Horse Rally Fort Smith

Talimena Rally Texarkana

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Peak to Peak Poker Run Mena

Brothers of the Third Wheel Harrison

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Mountains, Music and Motorcycles Mountain View

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Hot Springs Rally Hot Springs

Bikes, Blues and BBQ Fayetteville

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Ride the Ozarks Rally Harrison

Mountain Biking Events Big Dam Bridge 100 – Little Rock.

Arkansas’s largest cycling event offers several routes, ranging from 15 to 100 miles, with some beautiful mountain and river scenery, as well as a few challenging hills on the longer routes. The event provides participants with maps, well-stocked aid stations, volunteer support, an event T-shirt, a unique finisher medal, food, and drinks. The event finish line ends in the Argenta District of downtown North Little Rock with a block party and live music. See thebigdambridge100.com for more information.

DeGray Lake Triathlon – DeGray Lake, Arkadelphia. Triathlon with

variety of swim, bike and run options. Find more info and register at runsignup.com/Race/AR/Arkadelphia/DegrayLakeTriathlon.

Fall Bicycle Tour – Lake DeGray Area. An Arkansas Bicycle Club fiveday camping tour. More info at Arkansasbicycleclub.org. Riders must be club members. Full Moon Ride Series – Northwoods, Hot Springs. A beginner-to-intermediate group ride that lasts about an hour, and ends with riders cooking out and listening to live music together at the trailhead. Make sure you’ve got a front light on your bike. Hotsprings.org

Gudrun: Northwoods MTB Festival – Hot Springs. The annual

festival includes a mountain bike expo, group ride through downtown Hot Springs, and Attila the Hun Mountain Bike Race through Northwoods Trails. For more info, visit Hotsprings.org.

Tour de Rock – Little Rock. Riders choose between four “pancake-flat”

routes — 25, 50, 62, and 100 miles — in this ride to benefit CARTI. Fully supported, with an after-party featuring music, exhibitors, food, and a beer garden. For more info and to register, visit carti.com/events/tour-derock.

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AR Trippin' Riddle’s Elephant & Wildlife Sanctuary About an hour north of Little Rock, Riddle’s Elephant Sanctuary is home to elephants that just need a place to live out their lives. Some are retired circus elephants. The Riddles offer their sanctuary to any elephant needing a long-term home. You can enjoy an up-close and personal visit with these gentle giants on the first Saturday of every month. The entrance fee is only $5.00. Call ahead. 233 Pumpkin Center Circle, Quitman, AR 72131, 501-5893291, Elephantsanctuary.org Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge Lions and tigers and leopards…oh my! And there’s more to see at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Eureka Springs. The mission of this big cat rescue is to provide a lifetime refuge for abandoned, abused, and neglected big cats and other wildlife. View the big cats on hourly half-mile guided tours or take yourself through the Discovery Area to see some of the smaller animals, as well as bears. Lodging is available (try the Tree House Bungalow) or bring your tent or RV. 239 Turpentine Creek Lane, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, 479-253-5841, Turpentinecreek.org Arkansas Caves In Arkansas, you just never know what can be happening right under your feet. The Natural State has nearly 2,000 documented caves in the north, and several offer guided tours. There are amazing things to be seen underground: subterranean lakes and streams (some with blind trout and salamanders!), crystals, fossils, and stalagmites, just to name a few. Weather is not an issue underground, so make your plans to visit one of the cave tours below. There is an admission fee. Call for tour information. Blanchard Springs Caverns Ranked among the 10 most outstanding in North America, this cave is in the town of Fifty-Six, in north-central AR, north of Mountain View. 704 Blanchard Springs Road, Fifty-Six, AR 72533, 870757-2211, Recreation.gov/ticket/facility/233266 Bull Shoals Caverns One of the oldest limestone caverns in the Ozark Mountain range, Native Americans used this cave 10,000 years ago. Inside you’ll see fantastic stalagmites and stalactites, as well as small bats and cave salamanders. 1011 CS Woods Boulevard, Bull Shoals, AR 72619, 870-445-7177, Bullshoalscaverns.com 82


Cosmic Cavern This is America’s largest, privately-owned show cave and features two bottomless cave lakes. South Lake has had trout in it for over 50 years, and some have become blind and colorless. Located near Berryville, between Eureka Springs and Branson, MO. 6386 AR-21, Berryville, AR 72616, 870-749-2298, Cosmiccavern.com Mystic Caverns Home to the spectacular “Pipe Organ” formation, this cavern is also known as Mansion Cave due to its large open chambers. This cavern was discovered only about 100 years ago. 341 Caverns Drive, Harrison, AR 72601, 888-743-1739, Mysticcaverns.com Old Spanish Treasure Cave Come explore the cave that holds secrets to a past with connections to the Conquistadors and a hint to hidden treasure. This cave has been featured on the Discovery Science Channel. 14290 N AR-59, Sulphur Springs, AR 72768, 479-787-6508, Spanish-treasure-cave.com Onyx Cave This is the oldest show cave in Arkansas, and does not actually contain onyx, but flowstone, also known as cave onyx. The educational radio-guided tour allows you to take as much time as you want to explore. 338 Onyx Cave Lane, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, 479-253-9321, Onyxcaveeurekasprings.com War Eagle Cavern Located on Beaver Lake, War Eagle has the largest cavern entrance in Arkansas. But the best part is the huge underground openings, home to a large population of grey bats. 21494 Cavern Drive, Rogers, AR 72756, 479-7892909, Wareaglecavern.com

Jim Coleman Crystal Mines, Inc. has been family owned and operated since 1963. It is the largest producer of natural Arkansas Quartz in the United States. The mine is open to the public year-round, and the Rock Shop offers a unique selection of gifts all its own. 5837 Highway 7 North, Jessieville, AR 71949, 501-984-5328, Jimcolemancrystals.com Ron Coleman Mining has a large digging area with an abundance of quality quartz crystals and offers comprehensive crystal and quartz mining for all ages and skill levels. Everyone is welcome to the public mining area, no reservations are necessary. 155 Crystal Ridge Lane, Jessieville, AR 71949, 501984-5396, Colemanquartz.com

Little Rock Zoo - one of Arkansas's great treasures, enjoyed by families for over nine decades. The zoo opened in 1926 with just two animals—an abandoned timber wolf and a circus-trained brown bear. Today, the zoo houses nearly 500 animals representing over 200 species, many of them on the endangered list. Visit the zoo and experience the majesty of elephants and rhinos, or the strength and spectacular beauty of lions, tigers, and jaguars in the Big Cat Habitat. Enjoy watching the playful spider monkeys, or marvel at the snakes, lizards, alligators, and more at the Reptile House. Don't miss the Lorikeet Landing exhibit where you can feed these beautiful birds nectar. The Little Rock Zoo is a living natural classroom where guests can walk leisurely through the entire zoo in about two to three hours or devote more time in a specific area. The Little Rock Zoo has great programming available via classes and workshops, schools and youth group programs, virtual safari activity pages, and Story-time at the Little Rock Zoo, which is a partnership between the zoo and the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS). 1 Zoo Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205, 501-6617200, Littlerockzoo.com 83


The Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (HSVCPAAA) MILO Range Simulator System allows continuous training for Hot Springs Village police officers, and it provides a source of training

for security teams from churches as well as other organizations. HSVCPAAA Treasurer, Bruce Caverly, believes it is also beneficial to residents as it “assists them in preparing for situations at home, in the car, and at business locations.� MILO Range is a world-leading firearms interactive training simulator provider for government, military, law enforcement, and police agencies worldwide. The HSVCPAAA purchased the MILO system with money raised through various fund-raising efforts, donations, and grant acquisitions. The association, which was founded by Citizens Police Academy graduates, is committed to its mission of supporting the efforts of the Hot Springs Village (HSV) police department, including supplementing their financial resources and improving the safety of officers and residents. Public usage of the MILO is available for recreational and entertainment use only. Operational instructions are provided, but training and/or legal advice is not a part of the experience. Reservations are required; there are no walk-ins. To make a reservation, contact Bruce Caverly at 501-915-0693. Participants must sign a waiver. Anyone under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent, custodian, or guardian. 113 Calella Road, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, Hsvcpaaa.com

Mountain Valley Sportsman's Association (MVSA)

in Hot Springs, Arkansas, is a private club that consists of members who enjoy the shooting sports. MVSA encourages and promotes friendly competition, social camaraderie, and shooting skill development in an organized and safe format for pistol, rifle, and shotgun shooters. The top-notch facility welcomes members, nonmembers, and shooters from other clubs to participate in their events. The MVSA Action Shooting Range includes a 10-bay range with an air conditioned building, pavilion, and restrooms. Each bay has a covered staging area with target stands and sticks available for use. Shooters bring their own cardboard backers and targets. The range is primarily used for training and competition. Among the events are the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA), Multi-Gun, and Rimfire. Periodic courses for handgun and rifle marksmanship and defensive handgun classes are offered. There are Concealed Handgun Carry License (CHCL) courses, taught by state-authorized instructors who are also MVSA members. The scheduled training courses include training for local law enforcement agencies. MVSA also has two lighted Trap and Skeet ranges that operate under rules and guidelines of the Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA) and the National Skeet Shooting Association (NSSA). 320 Ten Mile Road, Lonsdale, Arkansas 72087. 501-620-0601, Mvsaonline.com

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RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERICAL BUILDERS Castleberry Homes, Inc. 501-922-8587 Jessieville, AR jerry_castleberry@yahoo.com castleberryhomes.com

a home.” Choosing a home builder with experience may be the most important factor when making that decision, and that’s what you’ll find with Holiman Homes.

Jerry Castleberry’s goal is to please his customers and make their home-building experience a pleasant one. With over 30 years in the home construction business, he will give you quality workmanship performed with honesty, integrity, and transparency. “I’m on the worksite almost every day, overseeing every aspect of your new home project. And once your home is built, I’m always available for any questions or issues you may have.” Be sure to look at the beautiful homes and testimonials on the website. Castleberry Homes, Inc. is a quality home builder in Hot Springs Village, AR.

J.D. Harrison Construction, Inc. 501-317-1187 Bauxite, AR jdharrison4606@att.net

Mystical Construction & Restoration 501-455-0411 Alexander, AR callmystical@att.net callmystical.com

Mystical Construction & Restoration is a family-owned company, founded in 2011. The company focus is on full service commercial and residential construction and restoration. They’ve been awarded Experience, honesty, and craftsmanship. the “Best in Business” for remodeling Those are the qualities J.D. Harrison and home improvement by the Benton brings to your new home project. He has Courier in 2018, 2019, and 2020. Roof over ten years’ experience in the building replacement, water or fire damage trade and would love to talk to you restoration, or home construction: that’s about your custom home. His friendly Mystical Construction. demeanor makes it easy to talk to him about what you want in your next home. Walter Alan Homes, Inc. J.D. Harrison Construction: the total 501-984-3417 package. Hot Springs Village, AR walteralanc@gmail.com Gerald Ellison Construction Company, M & R Sarver Construction walteralanhomes.com Inc. 501-922-3378 501-922-7216 Hot Springs Village, AR “Quality You Can See.” That’s the focus of Jessieville, AR mandrsarverconstruction@gmail.com Walter Alan when building your home in geraldellisonconstruction@gmail.com Hot Springs Village. He believes the only Geraldellisonconstructioninc.com “We specialize in custom homes and way to do business is to give his clients large-scale remodels and additions.” a quality home, at an affordable price, Environmentally-friendly and over 39 In other words, you can count on M & and with attention to detail. What more years of construction experience: these R Sarver to just about do it all when could you ask for? Experience. Walter are just two reasons to choose Gerald it comes to home construction. This and his team have over 200 homes and Ellison Construction Company to build company has been building in the Hot commercial projects completed to date. your next home. Here’s what Gerald Springs Village area for over 30 years. He offers a “build on our lot” program, as says: “If you’re going to build a home for There are several fine examples of their well as spec homes in the Village. a family with dreams, it should be built work in the Village. Ask to see their by a family full of dreams.” Talk to the portfolio before you decide on a new team about your personal home plans or home contractor. choose from the variety of designs in the Ellison portfolio. First home, retirement McMillan Contracting home, luxury home…“We can build it.” 501-772-0953 Lonsdale, AR from DGC! Holiman Homes mcmillan.builds@gmail.com 501-249-3046 Hot Springs Village, AR McMillan Contracting was founded by kris@holimanhomes.com our president who has a family history in construction. We are family owned and “We build custom homes, not houses.” operated with a commitment to quality That’s the motto of Holiman Homes, that is evident in every aspect of design creating custom homes exclusively in because we don’t just build homes, we Hot Springs Village. “We pride ourselves build dreams. in building houses that perfectly fit our clients’ needs, turning every house into 85

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HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE CHURCHES All Saints Anglican Church Anglican 3 Jardinero Drive 501-915-8431 Allsaintsanglicanhsv.com

Coronado Baptist Church Baptist 91 Coronado Drive 501-922-3218 Coronadobap.com

Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church Catholic 295 Balearic Road 501-922-2062 Hsvsacredheart.com

Barcelona Road Baptist Church Baptist 390 Barcelona Road 501-922-0692 Brbchsv.org

Faith Lutheran Church Missouri Synod 1196 DeSoto Boulevard 501-922-5700 Faithhsv.com

Unitarian Universalist Village Church Unitarian Universalist 403 Barcelona Road 501-922-1255 Uuvc.org

Balboa Baptist Church Baptist 415 Ponce de Leon Drive 501-922-0155 Balboabaptist.church

First Assembly of God Assembly of God 1096 DeSoto Boulevard 501-412-4463 Ag.org/church?g=2d6a3565-df21-44dc91b4-bf8a171cd7f5&d=False

Village Bible Church 100 Ponderosa Way 901-922-0404 Vbchsv.org

Cedar Creek Community Church 8415 Park Avenue (Hot Springs) 501-623-5108 Cedarcreekministries.com Christ Lutheran Church Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 103 Ponferrada Way 501-922-1865 Christlutheranchurch.me Christ of the Hills United Methodist Church United Methodist 700 Balearic Road 501-922-4503 Cohumc.com Christian Ministries Church 400 Brookhill Ranch Road 501-624-1952 Cmchurch.com Community Baptist Church Baptist 3518 N Highway 7 501-623-2230 Community of Joy Lutheran Church Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 110 Balboa Road 501-915-9569 Community-of-joy.org 86

First Baptist Church Baptist 100 E. Villena Drive 501-922-1722 Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Episcopal 199 Barcelona Road 501-922-0299 Holytrinityhsv.org Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses 506 N Highway 7 (Hot Springs National Park) Jw.org Living Water Lutheran Church Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod 5 Magellan Drive 501-984-1101 Livingwaterhsv.com Mountainside Church United Methodist 301 Elcano Drive 501-922-2626 Mountainsidechurch.com Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines Presbyterian Church USA 275 Asturias Drive 501-922-1333 Kirkinthepines.org

Village Christian Church Non-Denominational 601 Balearic Road 501-915-0141 Village Church of Christ Church of Christ 210 Balboa Road 501-922-2827 Villagechurchofchrist.org Village United Methodist Church United Methodist 200 Carmona Road 501-922-1030 Villageumc.net Walnut Valley Baptist Church Baptist 1698 N Highway 7 501-623-7422 Walnutvalleybc.org Woodlands Presbyterian Church Presbyterian 11 Ecuestre Drive 501-922-5175 Woodlandschurchhsv.org


MEDICAL HOSPITALS

MEDICAL CLINICS

VETERINARIANS

Arkansas Children’s Hospital 1 Children’s Way, Little Rock, AR 72202, 501-263-2175 Archildrens.org

Apollo Medical Clinic 111 Cordoba Center Drive, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-226-3220 110 La Plaza West, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-922-1361 Apollomedicalar.com

Waggin’ Wheel Vet Clinic 3647 Highway 7 N, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-622-3160 Wagginwheelvet.com

Arkansas Heart Hospital 1701 South Shackleford Road, Little Rock, AR 72211, 501-219-7000 Arheart.com/location/arkansas-hearthospital Arkansas Surgical Hospital 5201 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118, 501-748-8000 Arksurgicalhospital.com Baptist Health Rehabilitation Institute 9501 Baptist Health Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205, 501-202-7000 Baptist-health.com/location/baptisthealth-rehabilitation-institute-littlerock/ CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs 300 Werner Street, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-622-1000 Chistvincent.com/hospitals-locations/ chi-st-vincent-hot-springs CHI St. Vincent Infirmary 2 St. Vincent Circle, Little Rock, AR 72205, 501-552-3000 Chistvincent.com/hospitals-locations/ chi-st-vincent-infirmary CHI St. Vincent Saline Memorial Hospital 1 Medical Park Drive, Benton, AR 72015, 501-776-6000 Salinememorial.org UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences) Family, Cancer, Rehab, Eye, Allergy, Heart, Dermatology, etc. 4301 W Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72205, 501-686-7000, Uamshealth.com

CHI St. Vincent Primary Care - Village East 410 Ponce De Leon Drive, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-922-1700 Chistvincent.com/hospitals-locations/ clinics/primarycare-villageeast CHI St. Vincent Primary and Convenient Care - Village West 4419 Highway 7 N, Suites 200-201, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-922-2217 Chistvincent.com/hospitals-locations/ clinics/primarycare-village CHI St. Vincent Imaging – Village West 4419 Highway 7 N, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-622-2174 Chistvincent.com/hospitals-locations/ clinics/imaging-village

Spaw City Animal Hospital 4013 Highway 7 N, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-204-5020 Spawcityanimalhospital.com All Pet Center 4147 Highway 7 N, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-625-3418 Hotspringsvillagevet.com A to Zebra Pet Vet 25255 Highway 5 Suite L, Lonsdale, AR 72087, 501-915-8461 Facebook.com/pages/category/ Veterinarian/A-to-Zebra-PetVet-215250325343299/ HSV Animal Welfare League 195 Cloaca Lane, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-915-9337; Hsvawl.org An all-volunteer 501c3 nonprofit animal rescue organization that works cooperatively with the Hot Springs Village POA.

CHI St. Vincent Orthopedic Clinic – Village West 4419 Highway 7 N, Suite 201, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-922-3838 DENTISTS Chistvincent.com/hospitals-locations/ clinics/chi-st-vincent-orthopedics-village Fusilier Dental Group 101 Dentista Drive, Hot Springs Village, EYE DOCTORS IN HOT SPRINGS AR 71909, 501-922-6700 VILLAGE Fusilierdentalgroup.com Eyecare Specialties 102 Plaza Carmona Place, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909 501-922-5778 Hsveyecare.com

Lefler Dental 130 Cordoba Center Drive, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-922-3443 Leflerdental.com

DERMATOLOGY

Plaza Carmona Dental Associates 103 Plaza Carmona Place, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-922-2600 Plazacarmonadental.com

The Dermatology Clinic 101 Plaza Carmona Place, Suite B, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-623-6100 Rhedermatologyclinic.net

Village Dental Group 1396 DeSoto Boulevard, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-922-1045 Hsvdg.com 87


SCHOOLS, COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES DISTRICTS Fountain Lake School District 4207 Park Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901 Flcobras.com/o/fles Elementary School: 501-701-1708 Middle School: 501-701-1730 High School: 501-701-1715 Jessieville School District 7900 N Highway 7, Jessieville, AR 71949 Jsdlions.net/492240_3 Elementary School: 501-984-5665 Middle School: 501-984-5610 High School: 501-984-5011 Arkansas School for Math, Science, + the Arts 200 Whittington Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-622-5100 Asmsa.org Christian Ministries Academy 548 Brookhill Ranch Road, Hot Springs, AR 71909, 501-624-1952 Cmahotsprings.com COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES Arkansas Baptist College 1600 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Little Rock, AR 72202, 501-420-1200 Arkansasbaptist.edu Henderson State University 1100 Henderson Street, Arkadelphia, AR 71999, 870-230-5000 Hsu.edu National Park Community College 101 College Drive, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913, 501-760-4222 Np.edu Ouachita Baptist University 410 Ouachita Street, Arkadelphia, AR 71998, 870-245-5000 Obu.edu 88

University of Arkansas - Little Rock 2801 S. University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204, 501-569-3000 Ualr.edu University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College 3000 West Scenic Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118, 501-812-2200 Uaptc.edu University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College (UAPTC) Little RockSouth Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute 13000 I-30 Frontage Road, Little Rock, AR 72210, 501-812-2200 Uaptc.edu/culinary

HSV Razorback Club The Hot Springs Village Razorback Club supports all men’s and women’s Razorback athletics. That support includes attending some of the sporting events and also participating in fund-raising activities on behalf of the U of A Razorback Foundation’s athletic scholarship program. The Hot Springs Village Razorback Club members are an active group, even without monthly meetings! Whether it’s going on a bus to a home football game in Fayetteville or an away game in another near-by state, heading to a University of Arkansas baseball game in Little Rock, or going on a very successful Club-sponsored cruise to a tropical locale... the Razorback Club members are there! The annual golf tournament weekend in May is a major fundraiser as well as a great opportunity for the members to enjoy themselves while supporting the Razorback Foundation. In 2018, the HSV Razorback Club presented the Foundation with more than $10,000 for athletic scholarships in various men’s and women’s sports. It may come as a surprise, but being a U of A alumnus is not a requirement for joining the HSV Razorback Club. While the majority of the approximately 300 members are actual Razorback alumni, a number of them are non-alumni newcomers to the Village who join the Club for the fun and camaraderie. Observed Wayne Dyer, president, "We are very proud of the HSV Razorback Club. We get a lot of support from Arkansans who reside in the Village and residents from other states who soon learn to "call the Hogs". Hsvhogs.com


Come Home to

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SIEGA SUBDIVISION, HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE Renaissance Homes, Inc., was founded in 2002 by owner Brandon Tedder and has become one of Arkansas’s premier home building firms. Tedder is a Certified Green Professional (CGP), serves on the Board of Directors for the Home Builders Association of Greater Little Rock (past president 2012) and Arkansas (past president 2016). Additionally, he builds many Energy Star®-rated homes in Arkansas, is a DOW High Performance Builder Award Recipient, a Certified Aging in Place (CAPS) specialist, and more. With decades of combined construction experience, Tedder says, “The Renaissance Team specializes in the construction of distinctive, high-quality homes. When you choose Renaissance, you are choosing our commitment to quality and customer service.” Pat Bollier, Realtor® with Remax of Hot Springs Village says that some of her clients “are looking for homes where they can get to know their neighbors and develop a sense of community. The location of the Siega Subdivision is ideal in that it provides easy access to DeSoto Boulevard, and connects to the Hernando Trail system that leads to The Woodlands Auditorium and Grove Park.” Bollier adds that the smaller footprint homes of Siega “offer safe aging in place options as they are built on one level, are energy efficient, have low maintenance landscaping, and have wider doors and minimal steps.” More information about the Siega Subdivision: Patbollier.remaxarkansas.com RE/MAX of Hot Springs Village, 1400 DeSoto Boulevard, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501-922-3777, Hotspringsvillagehouses.com Renaissance Homes, Inc., 7000 Crystal Hill Road, Suite 1, North Little Rock, AR 72118, 501-753-5006, Renaissancehomesonline.com

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A Narrow Escape A Narrow Escape features three themed escape rooms, including a family friendly “Wonderland” puzzle room. Guests are sure to find and enjoy the fun, delight, and adventure that A Narrow Escape offers. There are also several varieties of coffee and ice cream for sale. A Narrow Escape is located in beautiful historic downtown Hot Springs, at Spencer’s Corner, above the Brick House Grill. 801 Central Avenue, Suite 34, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-777-5625, Narrowescapear.com Archery Getting started and learning the technicalities of aiming and shooting your bow is fairly effortless to grasp. However, honing those skills and building the muscles to do everything without fail every time takes a lot of hours and practice, whether you receive lessons or learn at home. However, if you are prepared to practice, then you can learn the basics fairly quickly. Depending on where you live, there are varieties of archery types you can practice—Target Archery and Field Archery are among them, and each one needs a different shooting technique and equipment to master the skill. 121 Gilchrist Street, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501623-7062, Scuba-archery.com Arkansas Alligator Farm and Petting Zoo The Arkansas Alligator Farm and Petting Zoo offers guests the opportunity to hold a baby alligator, feed and pet miniature goats, and see wolves, mountain lions, monkeys, raccoons, and more up close and personal. The Arkansas Alligator Farm and Petting Zoo includes a petting area with emu, pygmy goats, and

sheep. The farm not only includes both adult and baby alligators, it is also now home to four types of primates, Arkansas mountain lions, wild ducks, wolves, turkeys, peacocks, and more. 847 Whittington Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-623-6172, Alligatorfarmzoo.com Bar Fifty Guest Ranch Bar Fifty Guest Ranch offers a unique experience to horseback ride through trails in the Ouachita Mountains. You can either bring your own horses or take a guided tour on their horses. The Bar Fifty Guest Ranch is home to almost 20,000 acres of the most beautiful scenery in Arkansas. All of the trails are clear and wide, and 90 percent shaded, so you don’t have to worry about getting sunburnt. The options are endless at Bar Fifty Guest Ranch, you can ride for an hour or ride all day. Children must be at least 6 years old to participate, and anyone under the age of 16 must wear a helmet while riding. 18192 AR Highway 84, Bismarck, AR 71929, 501-865-4757, Barfiftyranch.com Big Axe Battleground When you walk through the door at Big Axe Battleground, you are greeted by the receptionist, sign a waiver, go through an orientation of throwing protocols, and then you get straight into throwing. On staff is a handful of trained “axperts” as they call them, that are there to help you practice safety and technique. The axpert is there to assist you for the entirety of your stay, and they can even teach you how to play three different axe-throwing games. Big Axe Battleground in Hot Springs is located in the historic Hamp Williams Building. This axe throwing “bar” is a BYOB facility, and the cost of axe throwing is $22 per hour per person. One target can accompany groups of 2-10 people at a time, and Big Axe is home to 10 targets. 500 Ouachita Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-596-8600, Bigaxebattlegrounds.com Boondocks Boondocks is a popular, locally owned family pool hall in Hot Springs. Boondocks is much more than just your standard pool hall; it is a virtual entertainment destination! Boondocks has fifteen Diamond pool tables, nine flat screen TV’s, an internet jukebox, and offers a full bar and varied menu. Boondocks is a clean, smoke-free and vape free facility. 1331 Airport Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-881-4856, Boondockspoolhall. com

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Escape Hot Springs You're placed in a themed room where you must use elements of the room to solve puzzles, find clues, discover secrets, and unlock your escape in 60 minutes. If that sounds exciting, make sure to include Escape Hot Springs on your list of things to do when you visit Hot Springs. Guests are given a backstory before being "locked" in a room—then they put on their thinking caps and begin their search for clues! 200 Spring Street #200, Hot Springs, 71901, 501-463-6532, Escapehotsprings. com Fiesta Bowl Fiesta Bowling Center is a sixteen-lane bowling center, which also has five billiard tables, a video game area, and a snack bar area. People of all ages can have fun at Hot Springs Village's Fiesta Bowl. It’s family-friendly and perfect for little customers and adult bowlers alike.

Funtrackers Family Fun Park FunTrackers Family Fun Park is home to Hot Springs' longest go-kart track, bumper boats, mini golf featuring a fire-breathing volcano, laser tag, arcade, and game rooms. With so many different activity options, every person in your family is sure to find something they like at FunTrackers. It has been chosen number one in Arkansas again and again for first class family fun by tourists and locals. It is the perfect place to take the family on a day out, go on a date night, or even host birthday parties. 2614 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-767-8140, Funtrackersfamilypark.com Gallery Walk Stroll the Hot Springs downtown art galleries and meet a few featured artists who are often present to discuss their pieces. Guests will get the opportunity to see a wide range of fine art. Your evening will be further enhanced as you will be in the perfect setting to dine at one of Hot Springs many exceptional restaurants. Plan to participate in the next Hot Springs Gallery Walk, and you might just find that you come back every month! Gallery Walk—First Friday of every month 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Local Art Galleries on Central Avenue, 501-620-5085, Hotsprings.org

Whether you consistently throw strikes, or if you haven’t been to an alley in years, choose Fiesta Bowling Center the next time you’re looking for something fun to do. 3817 Highway 7 North, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, 501321-2200, Fiestabowlingcenter.com 4D Adventure 4D Adventure is a unique, fun, and thrilling attraction in Hot Springs. It has often been described as one of the best destinations for adventure in Hot Springs. Guests can go on an exciting safari with dinosaurs, or a goose-bump raising ride on a roller coaster. There are 11 different rides to choose from, so there is certain to be a ride that will delight everyone! 256 Central Avenue, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, 501-697-7621, 4dadventurehotsprings.com

Galaxy Connection Galaxy Connection is the perfect spot for any Star Wars or superhero lover. Offering two different tours to accommodate your likings, Galaxy Connection offers a 45-minute tour that comes with regular admission and includes photo ops with toy grade props, or a 90-minute all-inclusive tour with behind the scenes facts and high grade props such as helmets, light sabers, and an infinity gauntlet for photo ops. All profits of the museum go towards community outreach events that Galaxy Connection participates in. 536 Ouachita Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-276-4432, Thegalaxyconnection. com The Gangster Museum of America Hot Springs, Arkansas, was actually Vegas before there was a Las Vegas. It was where criminals of the 1920s, '30s, and '40s took their vacations, enjoying the city's mineral spas as well as its wide-open illegal gambling and prostitution. Hot Springs was run by Owen "The Killer" Madden, an exile from New York who ended up marrying the local postmaster's daughter. For these reasons, the Gangster Museum of America 91 really is the Gangster Museum of Hot Springs. Exhibits


have a decidedly local feel and perspective and include slot machines and gaming tables from the more popular local casinos, as well as weapons that belonged to notorious gangsters. There is even a Victrola that was actually owned by the brother of Al Capone.

and specialty shops. The theatre features live theatrical productions and a distinct variety of acts ranging from well-known plays to magicians and tribute acts. 701 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-318-1600, Hotspringsbathhousedinnertheatre.com

The Museum offers visitors an in-depth look at the famous spa town’s gangster past with its spacious galleries and documentation of eyewitness accounts of the glory days of gambling in the heart of Central Avenue. Visitors can delight to the stories of gangsters such as Lucky Luciano, Al Capone, Bugs Moran, and Frank Costello. 510 Central Avenue, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, 501-318-1717, Tgmoa.com

Hot Springs Bicycle Touring Co. Hot Springs Bicycle Touring offers bicycle rentals, bicycle repair, and guided bicycle tours. Explore the great city of Hot Springs and all of the beauty it has to offer atop a bicycle. Guided tours go through Downtown Hot Springs and the Hot Springs Creek Greenway. 436 Broadway Street, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-276-2175, Hotsprings.org

Garvan Gardens Garvan Woodland Gardens is a gift to all people from local industrialist and philanthropist, Verna Cook Garvan. Nestled in the picturesque Ouachita Mountains of southwest Arkansas, the Gardens are a wonderful example of the Natural States’ scenic offerings—a canopy of pines reaching skyward over delicate flora and fauna, gentle lapping waves that unfold along the over four miles of wooded shoreline, and rocky inclines near the surrounding Ouachita Mountains. From the dynamic architectural structures to the majestic botanical landscapes, Garvan Woodland Gardens offers breathtaking sights at every turn. 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913, 501-262-9300, Garvangardens.org

Hot Springs Central Theater Opened in 1910, Hot Springs Central Theater once showed first run Hollywood films. Since then, the theatre has been home to movies, documentaries, live shows, and music. The theatre presents first run screenings of documentaries and independent films, both local and global. Hot Springs Central Theater also sponsors annual film festivals, hosts informative speakers, and supports cultural art exhibitions within the Hot Springs community. 1008 Central Avenue, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, 501-859-9148, Hotspringscentraltheater.com

Hot Springs Bathhouse Dinner Theatre The Hot Springs Bathhouse Dinner Theatre is a family friendly entertainment destination! Formerly known as The Five Star Theatre, the Hot Springs Bathhouse Dinner Theatre is one of Hot Springs’ best attractions. The beautiful venue is located in the heart of historic downtown. Within walking distance of all the major 92 downtown hotels, it is close to many restaurants, bars,

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival In 1991, the first Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival was held. Ten Academy Award nominated documentary films were viewed, and the festival has now become an annual event. The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival attracts thousands of visitors to the nine-day multicultural and intergenerational event. It is the oldest all-documentary festival in North America and one of the longest running non-fiction festivals in the world. The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival remains a prominent champion and protector of the documentary film genre. 659 Ouachita Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-538-0452, Hsdfi .org Hot Springs Haunted Tours Looking for a unique evening outing in Hot Springs? Throughout the year, you can take a haunted walking tour of the unique and picturesque city with Hot Springs Haunted Tours. It lasts for a spooky hour as a guide leads the way, sharing stories about the darker side of the city. Included in the tour is information on several buildings that have a haunted history, as well as stories of mysteries and intrigue. There are actually numerous spots in Hot Springs that


are said to be haunted, with the oldest dating back to the early 1800s. For example, the site known as the Malco Theater, at 817 Central Avenue, was a venue that opened in the late 1940s, but the reported haunting goes back to the late 1880s, and concerns the disappearance of a woman during a magic show. This tale ties into the Malco today since this venue is currently home to Maxwell Blade’s Theatre of Magic. The walking tour also includes West Mountain, an old Army Hospital, and several haunted houses along the way. Some of the stories you will hear on the tour include haunts, murders, mysteries, deaths, ghosts, and suicides. This is all spooky stuff for sure. 430 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-339-3751, Hotspringshauntedtours.com Hot Springs Jazz Festival Since 1992, this annual festival features a variety of local, regional, and national jazz performers, food, and more. Special concerts and appearances take place at various locations throughout Hot Springs. The traditional outdoor concert “Jazz Fest Block Party” is held under the Broadway Street Sky Bridge. 501-6272425, Hsjazzsociety.org Hot Springs ORV Park The park is a 1,254-acre maze of adrenaline-charged fun. It consists of trails for 4x4’s, ATV’s, dirt bikes, and mountain bikes. Also on-site are a convenience store, a variety of camping and RV sites, cabins, and a radiocontrolled vehicle course. 2100 Mill Creek Road, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-625-3600, Orvpark.com Josephine Tussaud Wax Museum Josephine Tussaud devoted her lifetime to the world of wax in the heritage of her great grandmother, Madame Tussaud. There are over one hundred wax figures at the Josephine Tussaud Wax Museum, and they are so realistic and detailed, visitors have to do a double-take. The museum has “Seven Magic Worlds” from “The World of Religion” to “The World of Horrors.”

The Museum includes the macabre and the grotesque. “The World of Horrors” includes “Torture by the Pendulum” with mutilated corpses and decapitated heads. The display “Legends of Myth and Horror” features a werewolf and Frankenstein and is hosted by the wax version of Alfred Hitchcock. The “Gambling Museum” is the newest addition. On display here are historical gambling equipment, dice, cards, matchbooks, and even the old FBI case files for the gambling industry in Hot Springs. 250 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901, 501-623-5836, Seehotsprings.com/wax-museum Ken Goodman A native Arkansan, Ken Goodman embraces the world of professional entertainment. He has received awards and accolades as locals and tourists from around the world enjoy his humor, charm, and talent. The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra calls on Ken for their Christmas show, Murry's Dinner Playhouse in Little Rock requested Ken to be their leading man in major musicals. His one-man shows have garnered legions of fans. Ken is a regular performer at the Hot Springs Bathhouse Dinner Theatre. 501-463-2799, Kengoodmanentertainment.com The Legendary Vapors The Legendary Vapors, located only two blocks north of Historic Downtown Hot Springs, has featured entertainers like Mickey Rooney, Edgar Bergen, Les Paul, The Smothers Brothers, Liberace, Rosemary Clooney, Tony Bennett, and many other Hollywood “legends.” Today, the newly renovated venue features some of America's most exciting concerts, musicals, and plays. Numerous legendary displays are also featured throughout the building. 315 Park Avenue, Hot Springs, AR, 71901, 501-463-4463 Maxwell Blade’s Theatre of Magic and Comedy Come enjoy the grand illusionist, Maxwell Blade, as he performs large scale illusions, close up magic, comedy, and live music—he even plays the piano! Located in the newly renovated historic Malco Theatre in Hot Springs, Blade and his cast enchant with two mesmerizing hours of “you won’t believe your eyes” entertainment. Maxwell Blade and his fantastic crew keep the show rolling and keep guests’ minds boggled. 817 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-623-6200, Maxwellblade.com Mid-America Science Museum Mid-America Science Museum is Arkansas’ largest hands-on museum and is located right here in Hot 93


Springs. For over 40 years, the museum has been serving the community with more than 100 spectacular handson science exhibits for all ages. Some featured exhibits and activities include the Tesla Theater, the Oaklawn Foundation Digital Dome, and the Oaklawn Foundation DinoTrek. 500 Mid America Boulevard, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-767-3461, Midamericamuseum.org/ Paintball Paintball is an extreme sport in which players compete, in teams or individually, to eliminate opponents by tagging them with capsules (paintballs) containing water-soluble dye in a gelatin shell propelled from a device called a paintball marker (commonly referred to as a paintball gun). Games are played on outdoor or indoor fields of varying sizes. A game field is scattered with natural or artificial terrain which players use for cover. Many indoor and outdoor facilities use inflatable objects (called bunkers) of various sizes and shapes to create a "layout" conducive to players formulating plans or strategies. Depending on the variant played, games can last from seconds to hours or even days in scenario play. 121 Gilchrist Street, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-623-7062, Scuba-archery.com

among others. 374 Whittington Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-624-4742, Tinytowntrains.com T-Rex Golf T-Rex Golf really is the ultimate in family fun. There are two parks—the T-Rex Fun Spot located at 1127 Central Avenue, offers Laser Tag, the Gyro, 4 D Virtual Reality Ride, Go-Karts, and a Ropes and Zip line course. The Family Fun Park, located at 3500 Central Avenue, consists of a 4 D Virtual Ride, Spin Zone Bumper Cars, and Go-Karts. 1115 Central Avenue, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, 501-520-1242, Trexgolf.com VIP Billiards Sports Bar VIP Billiards is also a fun place to engage in a game of darts, play pool, or play a few hands of cards on Poker Tuesday. It is the ideal place to be if you want a safe and fun hangout without the drama of a "club atmosphere.” The non-smoking and clean atmosphere is perfect for a solo evening out or an enjoyable adventure for the whole family. VIP Billiards also offers great craft beer, and the menu is packed with a variety of yummy items. 426 Winona Street, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-318-9918, vip-billiards-sports-bar.business.site

Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf provides a wholesome, family-oriented entertainment option that promises a fun and unique experience for all ages! Test your skills on two challenging 18-hole courses as you putt your way through mountain caves, scenic footbridges, and around waterfalls. Delight in the pirate themed décor and props, well-designed golf holes, and elaborate and lush landscaping. See why Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf is a favorite destination for those who seek a “swashbuckling” good time! 4612 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913, 501-525-9311, Piratescove.net/locations/arkansas/hot-springs Tiny Town Tiny Town is an interactive model railroad for all ages featuring miniature scenes from all over America. It is chock-full of moving parts and trains. Visitors run the trains themselves through tunnels, over bridges, and by stations. People along the railroad route include dancers, a farmer plowing, Native Americans, firemen, roaming deer, a real water sawmill, an airplane circling an airport, and much more. The builder of Tiny Town, Frank Moshinskie, built every item from scratch using 94 everyday materials: matches, toothpicks, and sawdust,

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Racing Festival of the South! With multimillion-dollar capital and racing improvements, the track has reached elite status in the United States.

The fun that visitors can find at Oaklawn is not limited to a spectacular day at the races. Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort offers a variety of gaming options for lovers of cards and slots! Oaklawn is home to year-round good times with a High Limits area, Poker Room, all your favorite Vegas-style games, great food, and drink. Playing slot games has never been more fun than it is at Oaklawn. With denominations starting at 1 cent, Oaklawn has a wide selection of slots boasting over 1,530 machines. With names like Alfred Hitchcock—Master of Suspense, Rakin’ Bacon, Heidi’s Bier Haus, and The Lord of the Rings—Rule Them All, you are sure to find the perfect game! Why not try Video Poker at Oaklawn? Similar to traditional poker, the basic game is a five-card draw. A winning hand starts with a pair of Jacks, and the Jackpot is hit with a Royal Flush. Players select the amount they wish to bet and are dealt a hand of cards, they then select the cards to keep by touching the screen. If table games are your idea of the perfect casino pasttime, find your place at one of Oaklawn’s 32 tables. Choose from exciting games like Blackjack, Craps, Ultimate Texas Hold'em, Fusion Auto Roulette, and Three Card Poker. You can also bet your favorite games and events at Oaklawn's Race & Sports Book located in the Casino. Numerous betting options offered include parlays, teasers, in-game betting, and prop bets. Sports offered include Football (NFL and NCAAF), Basketball (NBA, WNBA, NCAAM), Baseball (MLB), Hockey (NHL), Soccer (MLS, Premier League, World Cup), and Combat Sports (UFC and Boxing). 2705 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-623-4411 Oaklawn.com/gaming/reel-games

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Benton Shopping & Outlet Mall There’s no store more perfect for the Natural State than Bass Pro! It’s more than just a fishing and hunting store. Camping, hiking, boating, fishing, watersports…Bass Pro has you covered in all these departments, as well as home décor and clothing for everyone in the family. Traveling with a pet? Bring them with you inside the store. While there, check out the huge aquarium and watch the pros feed the 70-pound catfish. Want to try out a new bow? You can do that at the in-store archery range. Want to learn how to tie a fly or learn fly casting? Bass Pro offers classes in these, and so many more. It’s definitely worth a visit! Bass Pro Shops, 1 Bass Pro Drive, Little Rock, AR 72210, 501-954-4500. Basspro.com/us/ar/littlerock/1-bass-pro-dr.html Wouldn’t it be great to watch a good movie in a theater AND have a relaxing meal at the same time? Now you can! Movie Tavern in Little Rock, features newly-released movies with your favorite popcorn and drinks, as well as gourmet foods and cocktails, in comfy seats, all available at the push of a button. In the Dream Lounger, you’ll enjoy recliner seating with lots of legroom. You can also order food and drinks online, and they will be ready in time for you to watch your movie. Check online for specials, such as $5 Movie Tuesdays. Movie Tavern, 11300 Bass Pro Parkway, Little Rock, AR 72210, 501-319-6799. Marcustheatres.com

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Everything is here: 60+ shops and eateries. Set aside a day to explore destination-shopping, including some of the best names in fashion, as well as gift shops, children’s stores, specialty food shops, jewelry stores, and much more. Open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday - Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. 11201 Bass Pro Parkway, Little Rock, AR 72210, 501-455-9100. Outletsoflittlerock.com Check out this list of stores and eateries: American Eagle Outlet—casual clothing. 501-4557720. Auntie Anne’s—pretzels and dips. 501-615-8212. Banana Republic—men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, accessories. 501-455-0028. Bath & Body Works—body care, candles, China Max—Oriental food. 501-313-5583. fragrances. 501-355-5409. Christopher and Banks—women’s clothing and Beef Jerky Experience—Variety of meat jerkies and accessories. 501-455-4058. snacks. 501-455-6246. Cinnabons—bakery treats and supplies. 501-615Carter’s—baby and toddler clothing. 501-4078212. 0755. Clarks Outlet—shoes for the family. 501-455-7471. Chico’s Outlet—women’s clothing, jewelry, Cole Haan—men’s and women’s shoes. 501-244accessories. 501-707-3080. 3711. The Children’s Place—baby and children’s clothes, Converse Factory Store—family shoes. 501-455and accessories. 501-407-0029. 7662. 96

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Delicioso Ice Cream—scooped ice cream and lunch items. 501-747-2162. Dolce Vita Outlet—menswear. 501-246-5952. Express Factory Outlet—men’s and women’s clothing. 501-707-0658 Famous Footwear Outlet—family shoes. 501-4920210. Fragrance Outlet—women’s and men’s fragrances. 501-508-6930. Francesca’s—women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories. 501-455-4536. Gap Factory Store—casual children’s, men’s, and women’s clothing. 501-455-2917. Girlie Girl Originals—girls’ and women’s t-shirts. 501-707-3231. Great American Wings—20+ flavors of wings. 501291-9392. H & M—men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing. 855-466-7467. Hot Topic—teen apparel and music-related items. 501-407-0780. J Crew Factory—men’s and women’s clothing. 501-455-2929. Journeys—men’s and women’s shoes. 501-4070559. Kay Jewelers Outlet—jewelry. 501-407-0850. Lane Bryant Outlet—plus size specialty store for women. 501-407-0134. Le Creuset—kitchenware. 501-508-5070. Levi’s Outlet Store—jeans and accessories. 501455-6163. Lids—hats and caps. 501-455-6363. Lindt Chocolate Shop—fine chocolates and candies. 501-455-6273. Lucky Brand Jeans Outlet—fashion jeans. 501407-0561. Maurices—women’s clothing. 501-455-6277. MO Jewelers—jewelry. 501-551-3507. New Balance Factory Store—athletic footwear and apparel. 501-455-7620. Nike Factory Store—athletic footwear. 501-4557417. Old Navy Outlet—family fashions. 501-407-0355.

Oshkosh B’Gosh—children’s clothing. 501-407-0755. Pepper Palace—sauces, salsa, and seasonings. 501747-1105. Rack Room Shoes—family footwear. 501-455-4084. RH Outlet—home décor and furnishings. 501-7080838. Rue 21—men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories. 501-455-6250. Skechers—family shoe store. 501-407-0575. Starbucks—coffees, pastries, lunch items. 501-5806716. Subway—sandwiches. 501-313-5667. Sunglass Hut—sunglasses and accessories. 501-4070548. Taziki’s Café – Greek food. 501-455-6228 Tommy Hilfiger—family fashions. 501-455-7408. Torrid—plus size women’s clothing. 501-407-0354. Under Armour Factory House—sports, athletic clothing, and accessories. 501-455-0019. Uniform Destination—medical uniforms. 501-4070976. V Fix—cellphone and computer repair. 501-2464536. VF Outlet—men’s, women’s, and children’s affordable brand name clothing. 501-455-9100. Zales Outlet—watches and jewelry. 501-455-0013.

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