Arkansas (USA) Reviews
Description:Country: USA / Country Region: Arkansas / World Region: North America / "Also known as one of the west south central ... more
Arkansas (USA) ... states. The term is appropriate, for west, south, and Midwest states seem to meet in Arkansas. Arkansas's natural resources are abundant water; vast forests of quick-growing pines and valuable hardwoods"
Newest Review: ... a cost. I can't remember the exact cost but I didn't frequent any partly due to the cost. Cold 'mineral' water was also available on request from taps in the street which was nice and I did see locals I think with great big buckets filling up at the taps so there must be something to the water!!! Apart from the hot baths I didn't think that there was an awful lot else to the national park. ... more
Customer Arkansas (USA) Reviews (2)
by - written on 02/04/07 (Useful, 54 readings)
I visited Arkansas a couple of years ago and left with a mixed view of the place. We spent a few days in total in the state, most of which was spent in the town and national park of Hot Springs. A strange place as the national park effectively was a town. The architecture of the place was very 'Victorian' and reminded me of British seaside resorts. Inside the houses were hot baths which were believed to improve your health...at a cost. I can't remember the exact cost but I didn't frequent any partly due to the cost. Cold 'mineral' water was also available on request from taps in the street which was nice and I did see locals I think with great big buckets ... Read the complete review
by - written on 03/04/02, updated on 03/04/02 (Useful, 48 readings)
Arkansas may be famous for it's politcal history, it's the home state of Bill Clinton and it's Capital Little Rock became famous in 1957 when an attempt was made to ban nine black children from the segregated Central High School and the nationalguard was called in to escort them into the school. However Arkansas has two of the most beutiful and relatively unknown national parks. Hot Springs National Park has springs of 143 degrees that mix with natural reservoirs to create an ideal temperature. The park is nestled between two peaks in the Ouachita Mountains, about an hour south of Little Rock. Lodging and bathing costs rise to match the tourist ... Read the complete review
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