TripBuzz found 36 things to do with kids in or near Hot Springs, Arkansas. From Garvan Woodland Gardens to Magic Springs & Crystal Falls, Hot Springs offers a variety of fun, kid-friendly things to do in the area—including 14 family activities perfect for kids with ratings over 90%.
There are 35 different types of family-friendly things to do with kids in or near Hot Springs, AR. The most popular types of activities for kids and families include: National & State Parks, Parks, Amusement Parks and Museums.
There are 14 things to do with kids in Hot Springs, and 1 thing to do with kids in a nearby city.
Lake Hamilton is home to the Belle of Hot Springs Riverboat. On the 250 passenger boat, guests can listen to the captain explain the history of the area, see the Ouachita Mountains, eat from a salad and sandwich menu at lunch or steak and seafood menu in the evening.
For a fun-filled day together, visit Funtrackers Family Park and put a smile on everyone's face. Attractions for all ages, play mini-golf, bumper boats, and ride the speedy Go-karts, you will be glad you came.
The Josephine Tussaud Wax Museum contains over 30 exhibits made out of wax. The likenesses of many celebrities and presidents are made of wax, along with battle scenes and Leonardo Da Vinci's 'Last Supper.'
Surprise your family with all that nature has to offer at National Park Aquarium in Hot Springs. Your kids will love the freshwater fish, lizards, tortoises, saltwater fish and more, this venue is a great way to spend a few hours.
In this mine, visitors can dig for their own pieces of quartz in their old clothes and boots. Visitors can bring their own digging tools and they are provided with a burlap sack for collecting crystals which they can keep.
Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines offer visitors five adventure options such as Gemstone Sluice, Crystal Forest Mine, Phantom Mine Group Dig, Diamond Collecting, or you can choose to go to the Tailings Collecting area and picnic site. You can customize your adventure depending on your budget.
Rave Motion Pictures is a movie theater showing recent release films. Some of the films are children's films, while others are meant for a more mature audience, and the theater can show 15 different films on a single day.
Hiking Areas, Parks, National & State Parks, Leisure Education
Pinnacle Mountain is known for its popular hiking trails and panoramic views. Those seeking an adventurous experience can hike one or more trails, varying from one to five miles. Pinnacle Mountain State Park is dedicated to environmental education.
The 1000-acre Two Rivers Park is located where the Arkansas and Little Maumelle Rivers meet. The park contains more than 300 garden spots that can be rented by gardeners, and hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails.
Daisy State Park is a peaceful setting for camping with access to Lake Greeson. They open the picnic areas and campgrounds the whole year. There are over a hundred camp sites in different locations, all of which cater to group tent camping.