Top 10 Events for January

Arkansas Chinese Lantern Festival | Fayetteville | December 8 – January 14 Each night from 5:30 to 10 p.m. from December 8 to January 14, the Arkansas State Fairgrounds will be alight with more than 30 sets of larger-than-life light sculptures. And the event doesn’t just feature lanterns — in addition to the giant lit-from-within pandas, dragons…

Four Family Hiking Ideas for Winter

Jill Rohrbach, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Arkansas offers great winter weather for outdoor activities. Mild temperatures make hiking a great choice for warming up in cooler weather while also enjoying nature. The leafless trees of the season provide vantage points for sightseeing that are covered up when leaves deck the branches.…