Arkansas

Arkansas Eats: Mather Lodge Restaurant

Looking for a remarkable place for dinner with sensational views? Head to Mather Lodge restaurant at Petit Jean State Park. Mather Lodge is located atop the mountain in Petit Jean State Park, one of…

5 Fantastic Places to Visit in November

Fall is my favorite time of the year. The busy travel season is over. The hot weather has gone. And it’s time to pull out that favorite jacket. It’s the perfect time for a…

11 Summer Vacation Ideas

It’s never too late or too early to plan your next trip. So branch out and try something new this year. Need inspiration for summer vacation ideas? We loved these destinations, and I hope…

Whitaker Point Trail

One of the most well-known hikes in Arkansas is Whitaker Point Trail. This area is also referred to as aka Hawksbill Crag. (A crag is a rugged cliff face, and this one juts out just…

Crater of Diamonds State Park: 7 Tips

Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas is one of the few places in the world where the public can dig for diamonds. And, at this one-of-a-kind state park, you can keep what you…

Tip & Tee: Buffalo River

Travel tees make the BEST souvenirs! In Tip & Tee, I show off an awesome tee I picked up on my trip and share a trip tip for that destination. Nestled in the Ozark…

A Winter Weekend at Mount Magazine State Park

We recently spent a relaxing winter weekend at Mount Magazine State Park. Located in the River Valley region of western Arkansas, Mount Magazine State Park is the highest point in the state at 2,753…

Great Hike Near Greers Ferry Lake

Greers Ferry Lake is massive man made lake in Heber Springs, Arkansas. This outdoor playground in the Ozark foothills is only 60 miles north of Little Rock.  In summer, this area is a lake lovers…

The BEST National Park Visitor Center

I absolutely love our national parks, and for me, spending time in the park’s visitor center is a MUST! While there are some great national park visitor centers throughout the park system, there is…

7 Budget Friendly Summer Vacation Ideas

Trying to decide where to go on summer vacation but worried about the budget? Don’t stress! It is possible to have an awesome family trip without breaking the bank! To find that destination that…

5 Unique Spring Break Trip Ideas

Looking for somewhere different to go on spring break?  Consider someplace other than your typical beach or ski trip.  Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE both the beach and the mountains.  But, sometimes it is…