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Spring Break Adventure – Garvan Woodland Gardens

The second stop on the Hot Springs leg of our Spring Break Adventure was Garvan Gardens, a 210-acre botanical garden that is part of the University of Arkansas School of Architecture. We were fortunate enough to visit during Tulip Extravaganza where Garvan Gardens has 150,000 tulips blooming all at once. I was really excited to …

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Spring Break Adventure – Woods Place

On our way to the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, we stopped for lunch at Woods Place in Camden, Arkansas. Woods Place is a local restaurant that is known for making everything homemade and fresh.  The inside of their restaurant was nice. The decor around our table seemed to be Grapette Soda-themed, but I don’t …

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Spring Break Adventure – Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources

Our Spring Break Adventure continued on Tuesday when we headed to Smackover to visit the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources. We got there right after lunch because we wanted to do light painting, which started at 1 pm. The lady asked if we’d called in advance to register for the light painting because the class …

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Spring Break Adventure – Brown’s Country Restaurant

After we visited the Arkansas State Capitol, we headed off to lunch at Brown’s Country Restaurant in Benton. Brown’s was a staple of my childhood years. We would often stop here when we were on the road to or from livestock shows. It’s easy to get on and off the interstate and they have plenty …

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