The last week of January is the start of race season in Central Arkansas.  Hot Springs is the home to Oaklawn Racing at 2705 Central Avenue in the center of the city. Oaklawn Racing is an American thoroughbred racetrack and is the host of The Racing Festival of the South.  In 2017, Oaklawn was ranked #5 of all thoroughbred racetracks in North America by the Horseplayers Association of North America. Race season will continue each week until the middle of April.

This is an exciting time for our region of the state, visitors come from all over and make the Hot Springs area home during their visit.  This region is known for its big beautiful Lakes and lush countryside.  Just down the road, Hot Springs Village is only 15 miles from the city of Hot Springs, a well deserved retreat while visiting our area.  Located in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, Hot Springs Village has something for everyone. Nine championship Golf Courses, 11 Lakes, 13 tennis courts, a brand new pickleball facility and over 30 miles of walking trails.

With an affordable cost of living and home prices starting as low as $50,000, you can see why more folks are calling Hot Springs Village home. Are you ready to see this beautiful part of the country for yourself?  You can make your own lodging arrangements at: or give us a call at 800-800-364-9007.


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