If the typical sunny spring break destinations are not on your radar this year, consider spending it in historic Hot Springs, Arkansas. Temperate weather (highs in the 60s, lows in the 40s) allows for a plethora of exciting outdoor activities. Book your stay at The Waters to enjoy deluxe accommodations in a renowned hotel and check out these five suggestions to enjoy a memorable spring break.
Hot Springs National Park. Enjoy the splendor of spring outdoors! Designated in 1832, the oldest national park in the country offers 20 hiking trails, multiple biking trails, options for canoeing and fishing, as well as panoramic scenery. (An added bonus: guests of The Waters can access a trailhead from the property.)
Garvan Woodland Gardens. Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of spring at Garvan Woodland Gardens. Check out the breathtaking botanical gardens of the University of Arkansas. Highlighting the culture and landscape of Southwest Arkansas and the Ouachita Mountains, this well kept facility and grounds protect delicate flora and fauna while educating the community. Visit Garvan Woodland Gardens on Saturday, March 28th for an annual celebration of Spring, with face painting, kids booths, and art projects, as well as the beauty of spring in bloom.
Mid-America Science Museum. Recently renovated, the family-friendly Mid-America Science Museum is located on 21 acres that offer rich geography that complements its viewing and interactive activities. With over 100 hands-on exhibits in the 65,000 square foot museum, visitors explore the magic of science and use skills to ask questions and discover how the world works. Be sure to visit regularly, as many exhibits change.
Visit the stage. While Hot Springs is often known for its healing thermal waters, it also has a keen reputation for its venues. From small clubs to stadium shows, there is always live music or a production to be found. Find a complete listing of nightlife venues and events here.
Be a part of history. Engage in the historical side of Hot Springs by touring revered buildings, learning more about the mob- era involvement, or enjoying the Bathhouses that make Hot Springs famous. Brush up on your Hot Springs history here to impress the locals.
After a busy day exploring the city, rest and restore at The Waters Hotel. Enjoy dinner at The Avenue or unwind on our rooftop terrace, that provides truly breathtaking sunset views. Sleep well in our luxurious hotel rooms as you dream about your next trip to Hot Springs. Check out our current packages or inquire on accommodations by calling (501) 321-0001.