5 UNDERRATED HONEYMOON SPOTS IN ARKANSAS
Every region of Arkansas has unique and exciting opportunities to plan a mini-moon or honeymoon! Here are 5 underrated honeymoon spots so you don't have to travel out of the state to have a romantic and relaxing vacation as newlyweds.
A small town in northwest Arkansas best known for its Pride events, incredible food and haunted history, Eureka Springs is the perfect honeymoon hot spot for couples wanting to take it easy. Newly weds will want to make sure and try out Local Flavor, a famous and quaint café on the main street in downtown. There are plenty of hiking trails to embark on to get some fresh air. End the day with Eureka Spring's fun and exciting nightlife at Eureka Live, the most diverse bar in town!
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Home to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville is a great town to honeymoon in for couples wanting to visit museums and eat great food. Stop by the Walmart Museum or Museum of Native American History for your gallery fix, and then grab a much-needed coffee break at Onyx Coffee Lab. Hike trails and visit the famous gold course in Bella Vista, or tour the University of Arkansas' beautiful campus. Visit shops along Dickson Street and stay in trendy such as 21C Museum Hotel in Bentonville.
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Explore all the amazing restaurants, coffee shops, museums and more in Little Rock. Stay the night at the historic Capital Hotel located in downtown, and walk to fan-favorite restaurants like Three Fold (Chinese dumplings and noodles), Brunos Little Italy, Samantha's Tap Room & Wood Grill and more. Have brunch at The Capital Hotel's One Eleven restaurant and dinner at The Capital Bar & Grill located in the lobby. Visit the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts when it opens in April 2023, and many other art galleries located in South on Main (also known as SoMa).
Discover all the outdoor activities there are to do in West Memphis! Outdoorsy couples will enjoy biking the Big River Trail, and enjoying a show at the West Memphis Civic Auditorium. At night, newlyweds can go on a romantic walk across the mile-long Big River Crossing to watch the bridge light up.
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Historic Hot Springs is the perfect city to honeymoon in for couples wanting to relax and rejuvenate! Also known as Spa City, there are so many spas that use the natural hot springs water to help clients unwind. Visit Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort to see the horse races, gamble, eat amazing food and enjoy the Astral Spa. Explore the outdoors at Garvan Woodland Gardens (closed for the month of January) and stay in quaint bed and breakfasts on the lake, such as Lookout Point Lakeside Inn. There is so much to do in Hot Springs, you can choose to do it all or choose to do absolutely nothing!