Ascendant Holidays love to give great travel destinations to there members, and this is an exciting place to visit. This scenic destination lies in the heart of the Ouachita Mountains and is the premier destination for outdoor enthusiasts around the world.

Ascendant Holidays has this unique destination in the top must-see hidden gems and the birthplace of Bill Clinton.

Hiking, biking, fishing and all types of water sports are only a few of the attractions that bring adventurers to this area of Arkansas. There is lodging for any traveler from quaint bed and breakfasts to camping. The fun and recreation of Hot Springs Arkansas are less than two hours from the capital of Arkansas, Little Rock.

Ascendant Holidays Visits Hot Springs, Arkansas 1

Magic Springs Theme Park and Crystal Springs Water Park

Roller coasters will excite the senses of the most daring and family rides and will thrill all ages. The park boasts rides for everyone. Cool down in the summer afternoons at the water park. With warm temperatures in the summertime, the pools and slides of this area of the park will undoubtedly refresh ride weary visitors. The water park typically opens in the spring around May and continues throughout the summer. Check out the official site for the park and plan your trip accordingly.

Oaklawn Racing and Gaming

And they’re off! This is the location for Thoroughbred racing at its finest. Starting in January and lasting throughout most of the spring the horses are racing at this venue. Watch the competition or try your luck in picking the fastest horse. Whatever you choose, a day at the races is relaxing and full of fun.


World class fishing is found in the waters of Lakes Catherine, Ouachita and Hamilton. All three lakes lie within a two-hour driving distance of Hot Springs. Professional fishing tournaments are regularly held on these waters so pack your pole and load up the boat. Find your favorite fishing hole on any one of these expansive lakes and plan to relax while fishing for that trophy bass.