Skip to content

Guidebook for Hot Springs

Janis

Guidebook for Hot Springs

Food Scene
Good Mexican food just a mile from the house.
El Jimador
107 Desoto Center Dr
Good Mexican food just a mile from the house.
Good pizza.
Charlie's Pizza Pub
127 McNeely Cir
Good pizza.
Take in the local culture at this award winning burger place. They also have a menu you can order from. It is about 3 miles from the house.
The Shack
7901 AR-7
Take in the local culture at this award winning burger place. They also have a menu you can order from. It is about 3 miles from the house.
This small restaurant serves good Italian food with atmosphere. Reservations recommended. About 1-1/2 miles from the house.
Italian House Ristorante
4501 N State Hwy 7
This small restaurant serves good Italian food with atmosphere. Reservations recommended. About 1-1/2 miles from the house.
A local favorite serving home style cooking.
Home Plate Cafe
5110 N State Hwy 7
A local favorite serving home style cooking.
Good Mexican food in a historic building. A family favorite.
13
locals recommend
Colorado Grill
320 Ouachita Ave
13
locals recommend
Good Mexican food in a historic building. A family favorite.
Fun burger place that serves purple milkshakes. I like them because they have a veggie burger.
The Purple Cow Restaurant
1490 Higdon Ferry Rd
Fun burger place that serves purple milkshakes. I like them because they have a veggie burger.
This is a favorite place with many healthy and vegetarian comfort food choices. You order at the counter. Get it to go or dine in.
14
locals recommend
Cafe 1217
1217 Malvern Ave
14
locals recommend
This is a favorite place with many healthy and vegetarian comfort food choices. You order at the counter. Get it to go or dine in.
Chinese buffet 1.4 miles from the house. All you can eat
Great Wall Buffet
4419 AR-7
Chinese buffet 1.4 miles from the house. All you can eat
Sushi rolls and hibachi dinners.
Village Hibachi
4656 N State Hwy 7
Sushi rolls and hibachi dinners.
Drinks & Nightlife
The Ohio Club is a fixture in Hot Springs. They serve good food, but you have to be 21 years old to get in.
52
locals recommend
Ohio Club
336 Central Ave
52
locals recommend
The Ohio Club is a fixture in Hot Springs. They serve good food, but you have to be 21 years old to get in.
Local micro brewery where the beer is made using the water from the hot springs. The menu is limited, but good. A favorite.
39
locals recommend
Superior Bathhouse Brewery
329 Central Avenue
39
locals recommend
Local micro brewery where the beer is made using the water from the hot springs. The menu is limited, but good. A favorite.
Located in Hot Springs Village at 220 Minorca Rd. This hangout is a bit noisy, but they serve food, drinks, and have live music. It is close to the house...less than 8 miles. Check the website to see the times for the musicians. They are open until 10:00 p.m.
Beehive Neighborhood Hangout
220 Minorca Rd
Located in Hot Springs Village at 220 Minorca Rd. This hangout is a bit noisy, but they serve food, drinks, and have live music. It is close to the house...less than 8 miles. Check the website to see the times for the musicians. They are open until 10:00 p.m.
Entertainment & Activities
Dig your own quartz crystals. Open 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The mine closes at 4:30. Daily rates are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $5.00 for children ages 7-16. Children under 6 are free.
6
locals recommend
Coleman Rock Shop & Crystal Mines -Jim
6
locals recommend
Dig your own quartz crystals. Open 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The mine closes at 4:30. Daily rates are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $5.00 for children ages 7-16. Children under 6 are free.
48
locals recommend
Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort
2705 Central Avenue
48
locals recommend
Includes whirlpool mineral baths and massage. Experience the relaxation of the natural thermal springs. with mineral hydrotherapy.
20
locals recommend
Buckstaff Bath House
509 Central Avenue
20
locals recommend
Includes whirlpool mineral baths and massage. Experience the relaxation of the natural thermal springs. with mineral hydrotherapy.
A team based escape room. You have one hour to solve the puzzles and escape. Family friendly. For ages 6 and over. Closes at 8:30 p.m. Reserve a time online or call 501-463-6532. $20.00 per person.
Escape Hot Springs, Inc
200 Spring St
A team based escape room. You have one hour to solve the puzzles and escape. Family friendly. For ages 6 and over. Closes at 8:30 p.m. Reserve a time online or call 501-463-6532. $20.00 per person.
Parks & Nature
This is a 210 acre Asian inspired botanical garden. It is ranked 5th best in North America. It is beautiful year round . Admission is $15.00 for adults, $5.00 for ages 4-12, and free for 3 and under. Garvan Gardens is pet friendly. Open 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Special holiday hours from 11/17 until 12/31 when you can see the state's most elaborate holiday lights display.
53
locals recommend
Garvan Woodland Gardens
550 Arkridge Rd
53
locals recommend
This is a 210 acre Asian inspired botanical garden. It is ranked 5th best in North America. It is beautiful year round . Admission is $15.00 for adults, $5.00 for ages 4-12, and free for 3 and under. Garvan Gardens is pet friendly. Open 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Special holiday hours from 11/17 until 12/31 when you can see the state's most elaborate holiday lights display.
Sightseeing
This museum is better than you might expect. You can learn about Hot Springs' history with the gangsters. Sun-Thurs 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Fri - Sat 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. $15.00 for adults, $14.00 for seniors, $6.00 for 6-12
20
locals recommend
Gangster Museum of America
510 Central Ave
20
locals recommend
This museum is better than you might expect. You can learn about Hot Springs' history with the gangsters. Sun-Thurs 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Fri - Sat 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. $15.00 for adults, $14.00 for seniors, $6.00 for 6-12
Immerse in Hot Springs' acclaimed thermal waters and indulge in luxurious spa services. Four large capacity soaking pools or private bath area. Swimsuit required in the shared pools.
29
locals recommend
Quapaw Baths & Spa
413 Central Avenue
29
locals recommend
Immerse in Hot Springs' acclaimed thermal waters and indulge in luxurious spa services. Four large capacity soaking pools or private bath area. Swimsuit required in the shared pools.
Essentials
Everything you need.
Walmart Supercenter
3604 North State Highway 7
Everything you need.
Shopping
This shop is located in downtown Hot Springs across from the bath houses at 360 Central Avenue. It is about 15 miles from our house. They offer unique olive oils, vinegars and more. Open everyday until 8:00 p.m.
EVILO OILS & VINEGARS
360 Central Ave
This shop is located in downtown Hot Springs across from the bath houses at 360 Central Avenue. It is about 15 miles from our house. They offer unique olive oils, vinegars and more. Open everyday until 8:00 p.m.
Located at 366 Central Avenue across from the bath houses. They have a selection of handmade soap and body products. Always a fun place to shop. Open everyday from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
BATHHOUSE
366 Central Ave
Located at 366 Central Avenue across from the bath houses. They have a selection of handmade soap and body products. Always a fun place to shop. Open everyday from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.