Crater of Diamonds State Park is one of Arkansas’s coolest places. It is a unique state park and extra special because the park is one of the only diamond-bearing sites accessible to the public worldwide.
Are you loving the idea of finding treasure in Arkansas? The Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines is another great spot if you love mining. Treasure hunters can dig for beautiful quartz crystals, which are so pretty when you clean them.
Garvan Woodland Gardens is home to impressive botanical gardens lush with vibrant colors and flourishing growth. Walk the grounds to explore on foot or ride in a golf cart. Garvan is also home to whimsical treehouses and the Anthony Chapel.
Soak up the beauty of one of America’s oldest national parks at Hot Springs National Park.Tour the historic buildings along Bathhouse Row, walk the Grand Promenade, and wander the trails to see thermal springs pouring out of the mountainside.
Drive to the Hot Springs Mountain Tower, a 216-foot lattice steel tower on Hot Springs Mountain. This sprawling tower provides unforgettable panoramic views of the Diamond Lake Region, Hot Springs National Park, and the Ouachita Mountains.
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is a unique attraction for families and animal lovers traveling to Arkansas. Located in Eureka Springs, the refuge is home to big cats such as lions, leopards, tigers, cougars, bobcats, and other species that have been rescued.