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Hot Springs, AR
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, photo by photo by Bill Pollard

Hot Springs is currently not in the Amtrak network, though it remains a Texas Eagle focus city. Two regular Amtrak stops are near Hot Springs; Malvern (20 mi SE) and Arkadelphia (44 mi S).

Directions on this page use the historic Hot Springs depot, downtown at Transportation Plaza, as a reference point.

Note: In the tables below, links appear in color. Click any address link to get driving directions from station. All links open in a separate window. Listings appear only as a convenience, are subject to change without notice and do not constitute endorsement.

POINTS OF INTEREST

Buckstaff Bathhouse
509 Central Ave - 0.4 mi N
(501) 623-2308
Last working bathhouse on Hot Springs.
Fordyce Bathhouse Visitor Center and Museum
369 Central Ave - 0.6 mi N (on Bathhouse Row)
(501) 624-3383
Mountain Valley Spring Company
150 Central Ave - 0.9 mi N
(501) 623-6671
Magic Springs and Crystal Falls
1170 E Grand Ave - 1.3 mi E (Highway 70 East)
(501) 624-0100
Oaklawn Jockey Club
2705 Central Ave - 1.8 mi S
1-800-OAKLAWN
Thoroughbred horse racing
Hot Springs Mountain Observation Tower
401 Hot Springs Mountain Dr - 2.2 mi N
(501) 623-6035
Mid-America Science Museum
500 Mid-America Blvd - 6.6 mi W
(501) 767-3461
Garvan Woodland Gardens
540 Arkridge Rd - 8.1 mi S (Off Ark. 128 on east shore of Lake Hamilton)
1-800-366-4664
Wednesday-Monday, 10am-6pm. Admission: $7 adult, $3 children
Coleman Crystal Mine
5837 N Highway 7 - 15.0 mi N
(501) 984-5453
Rock shop and crystal mine open to the public, 8:00a to dark.
UPCOMING EVENTS

thru Apr 16 Thoroughbred season (Horse Racing)
Oaklawn Jockey Club
Feb 5-14 Crossing Delancy (Theater)
Pocket Community Theatre
Feb 26-28 Hot Springs Boat, Truck and RV Show (Show)
Hot Springs Convention Center
Mar 4 Gallery Walk (Other Arts)
Hot Springs Gallery Walk
Mar 18-22 Valley of the Vapors Festival (Festival)
various locations-downtown Hot Springs
Apr 1 Gallery Walk (Other Arts)
Hot Springs Gallery Walk
Apr 8-17 2 Across (Theater)
Pocket Community Theatre
Apr 16 Arkansas Derby (Horse Racing)
Oaklawn Jockey Club
Apr 23 Hot Springs Gumbo and Catfish Festival (Festival)
Hill Wheatley Plaza
Apr 29 - May 8 Arts and the Park Art Festival (Other Arts)
various downtown venues
May 6 Gallery Walk (Other Arts)
Hot Springs Gallery Walk
May 21-23 Hot Springs Corvette Weekend (Show)
Transportation Plaza (Mopac Depot) and Convention Center
Jun 3 Gallery Walk (Other Arts)
Hot Springs Gallery Walk
Jun 3-12 Seeing Stars in Dixie (Theater)
Pocket Community Theatre
Jun 5-18 Hot Springs Music Festival (Festival)
various locations
Jul 1 Gallery Walk (Other Arts)
Hot Springs Gallery Walk
Jul 1 Spa Blast July 4 Celebration (Festival)
Oaklawn Park infield
Aug 5 Gallery Walk (Other Arts)
Hot Springs Gallery Walk
Aug 5-14 Sweeney Todd (Theater)
Pocket Community Theatre
Sep 2 Gallery Walk (Other Arts)
Hot Springs Gallery Walk
Sep 30 - Oct 1 Hot Water Hills Music and Art Festival (Festival)
Hill Wheatley Plaza
Sep 30 - Oct 9 Exit Laughing (Theater)
Pocket Community Theatre
Oct 7 Gallery Walk (Other Arts)
Hot Springs Gallery Walk
Oct 7-16 Documentary Film Festival (Film)
Malco Theater and other venues
DRIVING DIRECTIONS

 
Use this form to get point-to-point directions:
Street address
City State
RENTAL CAR LOCATIONS

Discount Auto and Van Rental 115 E Grand Ave - 000.6 mi SE
(501) 623-8226
Russell Dunn Auto Rental 1225 Albert Pike Rd - 002.2 mi SW
(501) 624-5471
hertz 525 Airport Rd - 003.2 mi W
(501) 623-7591, 1-800-654-3131
Participates in Amtrak Guest Rewards.
enterprise 3812 Central Ave - 003.3 mi S
(501) 525-7766, 1-800-RENT-A-CAR
Will pick up with advance notice.
HOTELS

austin 305 Malvern Ave - 000.01 blk N
(501) 623-6600, 1-877-623-6697
embassy Embassy Suites 400 Convention Blvd - 000.4 mi E
(501) 624-9200, 1-800-EMBASSY
Adjacent to convention center. Participates in Amtrak Guest Rewards.
arlingtn 239 Central Ave - 000.8 mi N
(501) 623-7771, 1-800-643-1502
bestwstn Stagecoach Inn 2520 Central Ave - 001.6 mi S
(501) 624-2531, 1-800-528-1234
hampton 151 Temperance Hill Rd - 004.3 mi S
(501) 525-7000, 1-800-HAMPTON
Lake Hamilton Resort 2803 Albert Pike Rd - 004.5 mi W
(501) 767-5511
super8 Super 8 Motel 4726 Central Ave - 005.0 mi S
(501) 525-1088, 1-800-800-8000
LOCAL TRANSIT

Amtrak Malvern Station
200 E 1st St. - 21.6 mi SE

Local Bus Intracity Transit
100 Broadway Terrace (at Transportation Depot)
(501) 321-2020

Intercity Bus
1001 Central Ave Ste D - 4 blk SW
(501) 623-5574
Service to Little Rock (via Benton) and Malvern.

Airport Hot Springs Memorial Field - HOT
525 Airport Rd - 3.2 mi SW
(501) 321-6750
Service to/from Memphis begins Oct. 1, 2009

LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS

Hot Springs Sentinel-Record  •  www.hotsr.com
VISITOR INFORMATION

Hot Springs Advertising and Promotion Commission 134 Convention Blvd
Hot Springs, AR 71901-4135
(501) 321-2277, 1-800-543-2284

National Park Service 369 Central Ave (in the restored Fordyce Bathhouse)
Hot Springs, AR 71901-3525
(501) 624-3383