Wild Wilderness Drive-Through Safari is Full Day of Fun

Wild Wilderness Drive-Through Safari in Gentry makes for the perfect day trip. The 400-acre safari is home to a variety of exotic animals living in the natural environment of a beautiful Arkansas landscape with several large ponds. My family, which

Mac ‘N’ Cheez Mania is Coming to Little Rock!

It’s pretty well a toss-up as to whether mac ‘n’ cheese is a kid’s favorite food or if it’s the traditional PB & J (peanut butter and jelly). Mac ‘n’ cheese has increased greatly in popularity over the past decade

Arts and Science Center in Pine Bluff Debuts Heritage Detectives on April 30

Join the staff of the Arts & Science Center in Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff, along with Arkansas First Lady Susan Hutchinson, for a special event honoring the launch of the museum’s latest project, Heritage Detectives, on April 30 (the

Hands-on Learning Still the Aim at Newly Renovated Mid-America Science Museum

The Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs has recently reopened its doors following the first major expansion since the museum opened in 1979. “It is essentially a new museum,” said Jim Miller, Mid-America’s director of marketing. “It is just as

Hang Out with Rapunzel!

“Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair!” Spend the afternoon with the princess with the gorgeous hair as the EACC Fine Arts Center in Forrest City welcomes Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale on April 4 at 3 p.m. Tickets are

The Great Outdoors Beckons Families in April

April is the perfect month to get outdoors and shake off the cobwebs of winter. There are so many activities for families to do in Central Arkansas: ride a bike, walk a trail, canoe a gentle stream, or find a

Be Native American for a Day at Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park

It’s Spring Break. Are the kids bored yet? Or have you run out of ideas to keep them occupied? Try spending the day at Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park in Scott. On Tuesday, March 24, you can spend the day

Southwestern Regional Rendezvous in Leslie

The Ozark Mountain town of Leslie hosts the 31st annual Southwestern Regional Rendezvous Friday, March 13 through Saturday, March 21. The rendezvous is a pre-1840s American Fur Trade era re-enactment. It’s been about 10 years since Arkansas has hosted this

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Eureka Springs

Turpentine Creek is one of the very few USDA-licensed facilities for large carnivores in the U.S.  It rescues neglected or unwanted big cats and provides them with a safe home in a caring environment on a 450-acre ranch. Each of

In Charge of a Group? Lead Them to Loco Ropes

If you’ve read my blog before, you know I’m a big fan of Loco Ropes, a treetop ropes course adventure, located at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. The crazy fun comes in challenging yourself on three ropes