Crater of Diamonds State Park
Yep, there’s diamonds in them thar hills! You can dig for real gems, along with rocks and minerals, at this Park, and keep what you find. Enjoy walking easy trails, or check out the secluded wildlife observation blind to view or photograph birds and other wildlife. There’s also a mining-themed aquatic playground to cool off during hot summer months. Find Discount Hotels near Crater of Diamonds State Park.
Hot Springs National Park
For over 200 years, visitors have relaxed in the soothing baths of Hot Springs, Arkansas. Historic Bathhouse Row in Downtown is fun to tour and even better for a traditional soak in these popular springs. Driving the scenic mountain roads in the Park gives you an appreciation for the stunning beauty of Arkansas. Find Discount Hotels near Hot Springs National Park.
Magic Springs and Crystal Falls
Tucked into the foothills of the scenic Ouachita Mountains, thrills await you on the Gauntlet and X-coaster, along with free falling Dr. Deans Rocket Machine and Plummet Summit. Gravity takes over on Wild Thang, while the high seas rock your world on the Rum Runner Pirate Ship. The water park is included with admission, so bring your swimsuit and prepare to get soaked on a surf simulator, a 6-slide raceway and a wave pool, Plan ahead for major-name concerts and shows. Find Discount Hotels near Magic Springs and Crystal Falls.
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Learn how to be a real Ozarkian at this Folk Center! Twenty pioneer skills and crafts are on display, including pottery-making and blacksmithing. Enjoy authentic folk music while you learn about herb gardening and woodcarving, and taste some down-home cookin’. For heart-thumping action, try out the Flying Pig ZipLine or attempt climbing the Loco Ropes. Find Discount Hotels near the Ozark Folk Center State Park.