Arkansas,  Travel,  United States

Things to Do in Hot Springs, Arkansas

On our way home from Branson, Missouri, the Savour families stopped in Hot Springs, Arkansas, for a few nights. “Ancient thermal springs, mountain views, incredible geology, forested hikes, and abundant creeks – all in the middle of town – make Hot Springs National Park a unique and beautiful destination.” Here are the family-friendly adventures that we were able to see.

1. Garvan Woodland Garden

Garvan Woodland Gardens, the botanical garden of the University of Arkansas, is nestled in the picturesque Ouachita Mountains of Southwest Arkansas.

2. Superior Bathhouse Brewery

“Superior Bathhouse Brewery is home to the only brewery in a US national park & the only brewery in the world to utilize thermal spring water as our main ingredient.”

3. Bathhouse Row

A collection of historic bathhouses where people flocked in the early 20th century for therapeutic hot springs baths.

4. Fordyce Bathhouse Museum

Fordyce Bathhouse Museum was extensively restored by 1989 and is now enjoying a renaissance as a historically furnished museum.

5. Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort

Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort is an American thoroughbred racetrack and casino in Hot Springs, Arkansas

6. Brick House Grill

“Brick House Grill has old-time charm and character everywhere, and the food is an outstanding value.”

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