Monthly Archives: September 2017

The purpose of The Family Traveler blog

One of the things I love is traveling and taking vacations with my family as many times a year as I can. We do most of our traveling during the summer months because the grandchildren are all school-aged kids, ranging … Continue reading

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Five places for little monsters to get ghoulish this Halloween

Originally posted on Arkansas Family Travel Host:
Five places for little monsters to get ghoulish this Halloween Katherine Stewart In the pantheon of all-time most-loved kids’ holidays, Halloween is right up there with Christmas—and for some little pirates and princesses,…

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Upcoming Exhibition compares Surrealist Works by Maitland Art Center’s Founder J. André Smith with those by Contemporary Artists

Originally posted on Florida Family Traveler:
ORLANDO (September 1, 2017) — Visual artists have long sought to make visible that which is unseen, to provide evidence to the wrestlings of their subconscious. The Art & History Museums – Maitland’s Maitland Art…

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4th Annual Envirofest with the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens and Jacksonville’s Environmental Protection Board

Originally posted on Florida Family Traveler:
Jacksonville, Fla.— Join the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, in partnership with the Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board, for the 4th annual Envirofest on Saturday, October 7, 2017. This is a free family-friendly event that seeks…

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Magic of Lights® Holiday Display Coming to Daytona International Speedway

Originally posted on Florida Family Traveler:
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2017) – During this year’s holiday season, the “World Center of Racing,” the largest lighted sports facility in North America, will transform into a holiday spectacle with the Magic of…

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Harn Museum of Art Displays French Art Featuring Women in the 18th – Early 19th Centuries

Originally posted on Florida Family Traveler:
GAINESVILLE, FL, Sept. 21, 2017— The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida will present an exhibition of more than 150 drawings, pastels, paintings and sculptures addressing some of the most important and…

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Mountain Harbor Resort Fall Events

Friday, 25 November Harbor’s Lighting Ceremony Join us the day after Thanksgiving as we officially begin the start of Christmas at Harbor. Our fun and festive lighting ceremony includes live music on the stage, free hayrides to view the Christmas … Continue reading

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Historic Rogers Ghost Walks

Hear the story of Constable Will Dalton’s death in a shootout east of town from B.F. Sikes, his father-in-law. Listening to a costumed interpreter, as Emily Arney, tell the story of Mary Bolin, the first murderess in Rogers. FROM: Rogers … Continue reading

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Drive the Great River Road this September

Kimberly J. Williams, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Along The Natural State’s eastern border flows a mighty river that has transformed the land and the people within its reach. It is the majestic Mississippi River, which starts … Continue reading

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Here’s why Arkansas is the best place to celebrate National Dog Day

Katherine Stewart Did you know that Arkansans have more dogs than pet owners do in any other state? That must explain why it’s such a dog-friendly place, with tons of options for lodging and attractions that are just as welcoming … Continue reading

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Riding at Hot Springs ORV Park!

Zoie Clift jeepjeepHot Springs ORV Park is known as one of the top off-roading parks in the region.The park is a 1,254-acre maze of trails for 4x4s, UTVs, ATVs, dirt bikes and mountain bikes. The park is privately owned and … Continue reading

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Texarkana unveils new welcome center

Originally posted on Arkansas Family Travel Host:
Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Travelers can now visit a new welcome center in Texarkana. Arkansas Welcome Center Red River recently underwent a $2.5 million upgrade. As part…

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Family Fall Fun Ahead!

It’s “pumpkin time” in the Arkansas Delta Kim Williams September is here! Let’s get ready for some fall fun. Especially fun that includes pumpkins, corn mazes and scarecrows! Read More Here Bentonville to Fayetteville: Square 2 Square Bicycle Ride The … Continue reading

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Time For A Road Trip

  By Marcella Simmons Fall is just around the corner,and with it comes beautiful autumn colors; orange and yellow leaves everywhere… you know the ones… I want to go where the leaves are turning and the forests are alive and … Continue reading

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