Hot Spot: Hot Springs, Arkansas

Hot Springs, Arkansas

Lots for Wingers to do in Hot Springs, Arkansas

ot Springs National Park, Arkansas, knows motorcycles. For more than 18 years the city has been hosting organized rallies, and it has remained for decades a favorite destination for individual riders, their families and friends.

Situated in a beautiful valley of the Ouachita Mountains of west-central Arkansas, encompassing both a national park and a national forest, Hot Springs is the perfect place for motorcyclists to relax, have a great time and enjoy beautiful and exciting rides in some of the loveliest locations in mid-America.

Hot Springs knows how to treat riders and their families and friends, too. It annually hosts the Arkansas Harley Owners Group rally and the Hot Springs Motorcycle Rally. These groups bring upwards of 9,000 motorcyclists to town for a great time.

While in town, riders can enjoy the national park’s natural thermal waters and spas, browse the Historic Downtown District, enjoy thoroughbred racing and gaming at Oaklawn Racing and Gaming, relax with concerts, trade shows and swap meets at the 340,000-square-foot Hot Springs Convention Center and Bank of the Ozarks Arena (the latter perfect for rally concerts, which are held annually).

The highways that wend through the Ouachita National Forest and Hot Springs National Park are perfect for organized rides and those individual adventures motorcyclists love so well. Three beautiful lakes surround the city – perfect for beautiful sightseeing rides or for getting out on the water for boating, fi shing and swimming.

The city boasts 200 restaurants with cuisine that ranges from world-class barbecue at McClard’s to Continental and Italian places that showcase menus, which attract diners from across the region. For information on how you and your fellow riders can maximize your fun, visit www.hotpsrings.org or call 1-501-321-2027.


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