Monthly Archives: March 2017

We’re Heading West This Sunday

By Marcella Simmons   This Sunday, we are headed out to Santa Fe, NM to see the country, do some travel writing and just enjoy the week away from home. I am taking my grandson Kendray, my friend Ms. Betty … Continue reading

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Forest bathing is the next big thing, and Arkansas is the perfect place to do it

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Forest bathing is the next big thing, and Arkansas is the perfect place to do it Katherine Stewart We are a nation of achievers. That’s a good thing when it comes to growth,…

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Arkansas Repertory Theatre announces 2017-2018 season

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Arkansas Repertory Theatre announces 2017-2018 season Katherine Stewart Central Arkansas The Arkansas Repertory Theatre, the state’s largest non-profit professional theatre company, has announced their 2017-2018 lineup. This will be their 42nd season and…

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Mark Martin Fan Appreciation Days set for April 27-29

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Mark Martin Fan Appreciation Days set for April 27-29 Jill Rohrbach Northwest and North Central Arkansas The Mark and Arlene Martin Hope for Arkansas Foundation will host its 13th annual Mark Martin Fan…

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Renovated tour boat at Lake Ouachita State Park

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Renovated tour boat at Lake Ouachita State Park amooney@msgd.aristotle.net James Wilborn, Assistant Superintendent at Lake Ouachita State Park has sent word of a project that has taken place at the park. The work…

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Munchin on Main Street brings food, music and more to Morrilton

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Munchin on Main Street brings food, music and more to Morrilton Katherine Stewart Central Arkansas Sticking close to home for a spring break staycation? A new one-day festival in Morrilton will showcase the…

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5 Places in America You Never Knew Existed

By Robert Schrader Weird and Amazing Travel Expert  It’s easy to think of America is being a normal country, and not just for those of us who’ve lived our whole lives here. Our national symbols, after all, include apple pie, … Continue reading

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Wine Travel – Alabama’s New Wine Trail

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America’s Great Loop is an American Tradition For Boaters

By Vladia Jurcova Spencer   How it all started… America’ Great Loop Cruisers’ Association (AGLCA) was formed by Ron and Eva Stob, authors of the Loopers’ bible “Honey, Let’s Get a Boat.” In 1999, Ron and Eva discovered, cruised and … Continue reading

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Wine Trails – Wine Travel Blossoms in Alabama

By Jim Hofman Much of Alabama’s wine country is located in the central part of the state, where the hilly terrain is conducive to vineyards and grape growing. South of Birmingham, it’s a downhill run to Montgomery, the state capital, … Continue reading

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation 2016

by Marshall Lewis        This summer was unlike any other that I have had.  I say this because I got to visit other states.  These states included Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and a little bit of Arizona.  It … Continue reading

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Fishing the Diamond Lakes of Arkansas

Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Arkansas is home to more than 600,000 acres of lakes. Among these are five in Southwest Arkansas collectively known as the Diamond Lakes. These are Lake Ouachita and Lake Hamilton … Continue reading

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Unique and Fun Things to Do in Santa Fe, NM

By Sean M Nash    Santa Fe is a city with a rich and vibrant history. The earliest known inhabitants settled in Santa Fe around 900 A.D. Since that time, a number of different cultures have claimed the land as … Continue reading

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In and Around Santa Fe, New Mexico

By John Pelley  |   Co-Author: Maggie Pelley    Visiting in and around Santa Fe, New Mexico opens up the eyes of each individual. Over four hundred years of culture and history, a walk on the streets of Santa Fe is … Continue reading

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The Santa Fe Railroad And Its Famous Passenger Trains

By Joelyn Pullano    The Santa Fe was possibly America’s most famous railroad and definitely one of the most successful. Freight and passengers rode over the Santa Fe rails form the 1860s until 1995 when the AT & SF merged … Continue reading

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New Mexico Travel

By Max Bellamy    A journey to New Mexico can be a very enthralling and enchanting experience. The state, with its diversity, can be a unique travel experience, offering culturally and traditionally rich places as well as breathtaking natural beauty … Continue reading

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All Seasons RV Travel Fun In New Mexico

By Marley Martinerin    No matter what time of year you’re looking for RV travel fun in New Mexico another world awaits. There are some important measures to take before you head out on your trip, and some involve the … Continue reading

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The Most Renowned Mystery of Santa Fe, About to Be Unveiled

By Nathalie Bonnard-Grenet    Before we enter into the chapel…we will read this sign: “Loretto Chapel, built in 1873, Miraculous Stairway”. Everything you can read on it, is erroneous!   Loretto Chapel! No no no, but maybe “The Chapel of … Continue reading

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Your Family Vacation Must-Knows When Traveling With Kids

By Nancy Hayssen    1. Ask the Hotel About Child Facilities   Some resorts are built for couples, with lots of spas and romantic nooks. Kids will hate this. You need a resort with plenty of indoor recreational facilities, where … Continue reading

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Joe Martin Stage Race celebrates 40 years, attracts top cyclists

Jill Rohrbach, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Professional and amateur cycling teams head to Fayetteville March 30 through April 2 for the annual Joe Martin Stage Race. Celebrating 40 years, this four-day, four-stage race will host 750 … Continue reading

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Kids can choose their own adventures at these five spring break camps

By Katherine Stewart If you’re not saying “bon voyage” over spring break and you’re fresh out of ideas for how to entertain the kiddos during their week off, these five fun Central Arkansas day cam… Source: Kids can choose their … Continue reading

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5 fun family-friendly hiking trails in Arkansas

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Jill Rohrbach One of the best times for hiking in Arkansas is March, when winter heads into spring. With the leaves off the trees and buds of spring just starting to show, you…

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On the horizon: World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Hot Springs

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Zoie Clift The First Ever 14th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place March 17 in Hot Springs. The parade is held each year on the famous 98-foot-long Bridge Street, which…

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Making the most of spring break

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Making the most of spring break   Kim Williams  March means many things to people, but if you’re a kid in school, it means one thing…SPRING BREAK! And this March brings fun things to…

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