Visit historic Arlington Hotel and Spa this spring

Whether you go to Hot Springs, Arkansas for a weekend rendezvous with your special someone, a girlfriend’s getaway, or a guys’ golfing trip, the Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa is the place to stay.  This grand historic property is in the center of downtown and only minutes away from numerous attractions.

Arlintgon Hotel in Hot Springs

Arlintgon Hotel in Hot Springs

Tulips are spectaular in early spring in Garvan Woodland Gardens

Garvan Woodland Gardens is a world-class botanical garden located on a 210-acre peninsula on Lake Hamilton.  Approximately 110,000 vibrantly hued tulips grace the Flowering Border and Camelia Trail in early spring, and the beauty continues as new flowers burst into color.

As an Arlington hotel guest, you may play golf at the Hot Springs Country Club, one of 10 courses on the Natural State Golf Trail.  The Hot Springs Country Club offers two 18-hole championship courses, the more open Park course and challenging Arlington course that was renovated in 1994 by Ben Crenshaw to its original classic design.  The undulating Bentgrass greens and steep, narrow, rolling hills make this 6,800-yard course a true challenge.

After a day on the golf course, enjoy the Arlington’s bathhouse, where thermal mineral waters penetrate muscles and nerve centers to relax the body and mind.  A choice of sitz baths, dry sauna, wet steam or aromatherapy steam, pressurized showers and hot and cold packs is also offered along with traditional spa treatments like massage.

Established in 1875, the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa is located in the heart of historic Hot Springs National Park. It one of the South’s favorite destinations since the hotel owners have been careful to preserve the architectural legacy while continuously modernizing its facilities.  Presidents, movie stars, gangsters, sports heroes, legends and hundreds of thousands of visitors looking for a luxurious escape from everyday life have enjoyed the hotel and famous spring-fed thermal waters piped directly into the Arlington bathhouse.

Hot Springs National Park

Steam bubbles from the ground at Hot Springs National Park

For a full schedule of events, packages and reservation information, visit or call  800-643-1502.

Information courtesy of Gaye Hardin, Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa

Photos by Beverly Burmeier

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