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Tour de Rock: Riding for Patients

On Saturday, CARTI will host its 15th annual Tour de Rock Rider in North Little Rock. The cost to register is $55 in advance and $60 the day of, with the proceeds going towards CARTI’s patient assistance fund. “Patient assistance can be anything from nutritional supplements to fuel for cars, hotel stays or overnight stays…

Helena-West Helena

The River Town Full of History, Blues and Catfish by Curtis Lanning Sitting along the banks of the Mississippi River, travelers will find Helena-West Helena, a town with rich history, soulful blues music and all the catfish one can eat. Shane Williams, executive director of Main Street Helena, encourages those seeking a fresh start to…

A Musical Road Trip to the Arkansas Delta

Kimberly J. Williams, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism What do Johnny Cash, Louis Jordan, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Conway Twitty, Howlin’ Wolf, Charlie Rich, and Al Green have in common? In addition to becoming musical legends in various genres, each of these trailblazers was born or lived in eastern Arkansas. The region’s roster…

Go On An Arkansas Adventure Bike Tour

Thursday marks the first day of the Arkansas Adventure Bike Tour, the weekend-long trek through the Ozarks, hosted by Velo View Bike Tours. The Arkansas Ozarks are often overlooked by tourists and cycling enthusiasts headed for the Rockies or Appalachia. But Northwest Arkansas is home to some of the most beautiful cycling setting without the…

Hiking in Southwest Arkansas

Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Hiking is an awe inspiring route to experience the beauty of Arkansas. The state’s climate allows the pastime year round and a chance to get off the beaten path is also attainable. Tim Ernst, a wilderness photographer and author of many guidebooks about hiking in Arkansas,…

Biking the Marion Countryside Loop

Kimberly J. Williams, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Cycling in the Arkansas Delta can be a fun and educational activity for the entire family. If you’re looking for an easy biking trip for the family, check out the new Marion Countryside Loop. Offering over 30 miles within the city of Marion, the…