Experience the glamour of a time gone by with a getaway to The Reserve, a newly imagined luxury hotel in Hot Springs, AR. From beautiful natural wonders and historic hot springs, to exciting horse racing and unique area attractions, there’s something for everyone to discover nearby. Discover the top things to do in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

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Plan Your Stay

Explore Historic Hot Springs from the Comfort of Our Luxurious Inn

Whether you’re here for a romantic getaway for two or to join a loved one’s celebration at our magnificent wedding venue, you will find plenty to do to fill your days. Guests love just relaxing on our grand porch with a good book, getting cozy by the giant outdoor fire pit, or wandering around our four beautiful acres. If you would like to venture out to explore all that the area has to offer, here are a few of our favorite things to do in Hot Springs, AR.

Hot Springs offers visitors the ideal blend of historic charm,
fun activities and endless natural beauty.

Nature Areas

Explore the Great Outdoors in Hot Springs, Arkansas

Promenade walk in Hot Springs AR view from mountains in Hot Springs Arkansas

Gardens, State Parks & Nature Preserves

This gorgeous botanical garden features a woodsy shoreline, small waterfalls and an airy chapel. Garvan Woodland Gardens is in the garden of the University of Arkansas.

This soothing oasis is in an urban park with several early 20th-century bath houses to visit. Visitors can also enjoy the natural outside hot springs and discover beautiful walking trails, like the Grand Promenade, a 30 minute walk on a paved trail takes you on a scenic path to Fountain Street.

Lake Catherine State Park is 2,240 Acres of beautiful lake and forest. Guests can enjoy hiking, fishing, boating, horseback riding, camping, and much more!

Set out for adventure with a four-wheeling fun adventure. Bring your own vehicle, rent one of theirs, or take a guided tour at Hot Springs Off Road Park.


Area Attractions

Discover Unique Things to Do in Historic Hot Springs

vintage gangster bar in Hot Springs vintage car at Best Court Hot Springs

From Bathhouses to Beyond!

No visit to Hot Springs, Arkansas is complete without a stop by Bathhouse Row. These beautiful building, built between 1892 and 1923, add to the charm and architectural interest of the area.

The historic Best Motel Motor Court was built in 1933 during a travel turning point, from destinations of downtown rail and bus depots, which previously delivered travelers to city centers to new adventurous dependable automobile, and new motorists needed a place to stay and park their automobiles.

The Mid American Science Museum is exciting and interactive with exhibits like a giant Tesla Coil, The Marvelous Motion Gallery, Light Bridge, Arkansas Underfoot Gallery and much more!

Established in 1905, the Ohio Club features a hip bar with nightly live music. The historic bar used to be a major gangster and baseball player hang out. It’s a great place to grab a bite after a visit to the Gangster Museum of America.

Onsite Highlights

Keep it Easy and Choose to Stay or Stroll

horse racing at Oaklawn in Hot Springs women on porch at our historic Hot Springs inn

Onsite Amenities & Events

Just down the street from the inn is one of the premiere thoroughbred race tracks in the country. Feel the excitement and try your luck by betting on the ponies or in their state-of-the-art casino. Oaklawn Racetrack and Casino is so close that you can walk from The Reserve!

Our historic home is set on four beautifully manicured acres. Guests are welcome to use our welcoming common rooms, relax in comfy chairs on the grand porches, warm up by the large outdoor fire pit, gaze at the mesmerizing waterfall, or just stroll the grounds to see the amazing fountains, greenhouse and local flora and fauna.

Throughout the year, we’re excited to host a wide variety of fun events at The Reserve. Some are open to the public, while some are reserved for guests only. If you’re looking for a great excuse for a getaway, plan on attending one of the planned events at our historic Hot Springs bed and breakfast.
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