The town of Hot Springs is best known for its namesake, a natural spring that produces organically pure water at a temperature nearing 150 degrees Fahrenheit year-round. Adjacent to the town is Hot Springs National Park, which is home to, among many other attractions, the well-known Bath House Row and thermal baths, consisting of charming bathhouses connected by tree-lined paths and a main street area known as the Grand Promenade, where patrons can dine, shop and take in the dramatic view of the hot springs in an undeniably enchanting atmosphere. Art galleries featuring the work of local artisans as well as those from far and wide are also plentiful on Bathhouse row. The spring water has been utilized for hundreds of years as therapy for ailments such as arthritis, as well as revered as a magical place to relax and commune with nature. Beginning as a reservation resort, the springs have long drawn tourists and those seeking the health benefits of the therapeutic water from all over the world.
In addition to the springs, other recreational and leisure opportunities include miles of public biking trails and hiking trails, campgrounds, horseback riding facilities, mining excursions for quartz crystals, golf courses, water and theme parks, a National Park enclosed by the city, live and simulcast thoroughbred racing, music festivals, antique shops and so much more. The town of Hot Springs is a place for those who enjoy require fun and relaxation as a part of their everyday lifestyle, not just on vacation. For a quality of life unlike anywhere else in the nation, consider calling Hot Springs, Arkansas home.