There are many ways to enjoy Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas. Visitors can enjoy classic style bath houses, or more modern spa facilities to enjoy the purifying waters. The area also features shops, cafes and hiking trails suitable for the whole family.
Corner of West Grand and Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR
Opened in 2010, T Rex Laser Tag is your ideal choice for family fun and entertainment or your next party. Enjoy the thrill of bumper cars and laser tag, or take in the Jurassic Park themed mini golf, you will be glad you visited.
Since 1902, the Arkansas Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo houses 150 alligators that people can watch being fed and pet. Visitors can also visit a petting zoo containing whitetail deer, ostrich, llamas, fallow deer, rheas, sheep, and pygmy goats.
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.
The Donald W. Reynolds Science Center Planetarium is a great place for both kids and adults to learn about science and outer space. Seating is comfortable and tickets are inexpensive, making for a fun and easygoing experience.
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.