above: the Palace Hotel and Bathhouse in Eureka Springs


Arkansas Tips 

 True Story:
In June, 2009, The Former Lady Travel and I were at the Little Rock, AR Target Store.  We went to the Starbucks to get a cup of tea.  When I asked to get two cups of black tea, the counter girl had to look up how to make it in the manual.

Hot Springs, Arkansas

Magic Springs & Crystal Falls Amusement Park
Park Address: 1701 East Grand Ave., Hot Springs, AK 71901
Phone Number: (501) 624-5411

McClard’s Bar-B-Q -505 Albert Pike, Hot Springs, AR 501-623-9665, closed Sunday and Monday.  BBQ ribs smothered with French Fries, or Tamales with BBQ meat and condiments similar to Frito pie.

Little Rock, Arkansas

The Local weekly paper for Little Rock is the Arkansas Times.  You can Also get theLittle Rock Free Press.

Mr. Mason’s BBQ which is the heir to the recipes of an earlier operation. 915 West Capitol at Chester Street.
Sim’s BBQ restaurants, noted for their thin, reddish, mustard-based sauce. Various locations around LR.
Cotham’s In The City, 1401 West 3rd Street, 370.9177-home of the hubcap burger, huge one pound monster.
Whole Hog CafÉ, 2516 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202.  Well, you gotta have bbq, right?  Good looking ribs. Live music club- Juanita’s -1300 S. Main St. -Little Rock AR 501-372-1228
Vinos Brewpub-Pizza, beer and bands.


Live Music-Sticky Fingerz Rock-n-roll Chicken Shack – 107 River Market Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201  (501) 372-7707

Town Pump -1321 Rebsamen Park Rd, Little Rock, AR 72202 (501) 663-9802

White Water Tavern – 2500 W 7th St, Little Rock, AR 72205-: (501) 375-8400-beer, food and live music


Fayetteville, Arkansas

The Local alternative paper is the Fayetteville Free Weekly.


Live Music-

Smoke and Barrel, (479) 521-6880 324 W Dickson St Fayetteville, Arkansas, Whiskey bar with live music

Drive In Theater-
112 Drive In-3352 Hwy. 112 N., Fayetteville, AR 72703, (501) 442-4542-Old drive in with classic stick it on your car speakers.

Record Store-
Clunk Records, 2147 North College, Fayetteville, AR 72701


St Joe, AR

Eats-Coursey’s -Highway 65, St. Joe, AR -870-439-2503 -Smokehouse where they cure old fashioned hams and bacon.  They also have has a small counter in back where you can have a sandwich made of ham, turkey, or peppered beef of their amazing smoked products.  And get a summer sausage to go.

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