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Updated Apr 17, 2015 at 12:27 PM

The national park system is made up of a whopping 407 areas of interest, according to NPS.gov, so you probably will have a hard time visiting every single one unless you want to quit your job. So in honor of National Park Week (April 18-26), we’ve selected our favorites that everyone should see at least once. Also note that if you live near a national park and it usually costs money to get in, it’s free this weekend!

Updated Apr 17, 2015 at 12:12 PM

Here are five ideas for finding some weekend entertainment, enlightenment or enrichment.

Updated Apr 13, 2015 at 3:24 PM

Take Interstate 30 from Hope to Caddo Valley and turn onto scenic Arkansas Highway 7 to Hot Springs and the first national park in the U.S. parks system.

Updated Apr 10, 2015 at 2:18 PM

Actress Alyssa Milano’s recent Tweets about London Heathrow Airport’s decision to toss her pumped breast milk got us thinking about what other items are still not allowed in...

Updated Apr 6, 2015 at 1:34 PM

Statues are art, so taste in them is subjective, but some statues are just downright scary. Here are the five scariest we’ve seen in the U.S.

Updated Mar 20, 2015 at 11:41 AM

Five great ideas for weekend fun in Hope and Southwest Arkansas.

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 1:46 PM

Ice-skating on an outdoor rink with a mountain backdrop and tubing down a snow-drenched hill during the winter. Or swimming in the lake, mountain biking and golfing during the summer.

Updated Mar 12, 2015 at 12:38 PM

The 47th annual Jonquil Festival, a celebration of Spring and the appearance of one of the most prevalent heralds of the season, blooms here March 20-22.

Updated Mar 6, 2015 at 12:02 PM

Check out these things to do around Hope and Southwest Arkansas.

Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 9:59 AM

The most remote inhabited island in the world offers a different kind of island adventure than what you may have already experienced in the Caribbean.

Updated Feb 19, 2015 at 12:10 PM

Historic Washington State Park is an accessible day trip from almost anywhere in Southwest Arkansas.

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