Hot Springs – Arkansas



The Grand Promenade | Buckstaff Baths | Tufa Terrace Trail


Date of Visit: March 22-23, 2013

How we got there: How we got there: Drove from Chicago on the way to Fort Worth, TX.

Lodging: Alpine Inn (Now the Gold Inn)


  • Buckstaff Bathhouse – Experience a vintage spa treatment in the last bathhouse operating in its original configuration.
  • Walk the Grand Promenade and hike to the top of Hot Springs Mountain
  • Lobby Bar at the historic Arlington Resort Hotel across the street from the park.

Tips: Don’t expect a relaxing, modern-day spa at Buckstaff Baths… it’s really vintage.

Next time: Visit Superior Bathhouse Brewery and Distillery, located in a former bathhouse building. Take a soak at the modernized Quapaw Bathhouse.