Biking the Sunken Lands

Kimberly J. Williams, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism If you want to do a fun, scenic road cycling trip, head to the Arkansas Delta and check out the Sunken Lands Cultural Roadway. It’s a true experience…biking through the beauty of the Arkansas Delta and learning more about the history that makes the…

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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…