About Hot Springs

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Some places have that special something that captures your heart and won’t let go.

Here in our friendly, historic city of Hot Springs National Park, we’re used to people falling in love with us. As America’s First Resort and one of the South’s most popular family vacation and convention destination spots, Hot Springs carries on some very important hospitality traditions. Maybe that’s why everyone keeps coming back to see us.

Natural Thermal Hot Springs

The first federally protected area in the nations’s history, Hot Springs National Park Arkansas, features amazing 147 degree thermal water, rich history and beautiful architecture. Enjoy gorgeous Arkansas hiking trails in the Ouachita Mountains, tour the historic Fordyce Bathhouse and Visitor’s Center, or enjoy a relaxing Hot Springs spa – all in the historic downtown area.

Historic Hot Springs

Hot Springs, Arkansas has it all! Post-card perfect Arkansas historic sites of downtown Hot Springs National Park include classic hotels, Victorian architecture, world-class art studios, fine restaurants, nightclubs and the famed Bathhouse Row. Hot Springs, AR is also the proud hometown of our nation’s 42nd president, Bill Clinton. Are you shopping for unique antiques and collectibles, fine art or souvenir gifts? We’ve got everything from Arkansas antique shops to rock shops, boutiques to malls – yet another reason why Hot Springs is such a popular vacation destination.

Ouachita Mountain Wonders – Outdoor Fun

Some say one of our best features is our location in the Diamond Lakes Region of the scenic Ouachita Mountains, which provides a variety of things to do in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Crystal hunting, fishing, water sports, hiking, golf, camping, site seeing and horseback riding are just a few of the year-round opportunities for outdoor recreation. Tucked inside a mystical valley in these gentle mountains, Hot Springs, Arkansas offers our visitors many exciting outdoor sports activities.

Action & Adventure

You’ll find the perfect combination of relaxing activities and kick-out-all-the-stops attractions in the Spa City. Our new state-of-the-art concert and sports arena, Hot Springs Convention Center and meeting facilities, interesting interactive museums, 210-acre botanical gardens, Oaklawn Park for thoroughbred horse racing, and fun family attractions make Hot Springs, AR a popular group travel destination.