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Pea Ridge National Military Park

December 30, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Pea Ridge National Military ParkTake a trip back in time at Pea Ridge National Military Park, one of the best preserved Civil War battlefields around. The park also preserves a section of the Trail of Tears and includes a museum, a driving tour, hiking trails, and more.

The Battle of Pea Ridge

The Battle of Pea Ridge, also known as the Battle of Elkhorn Tavern, was fought on March 7th and 8th, in 1862. The battle was over the control of Missouri, a crucial border state held by the Union.

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Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights 2019

November 24, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights 2019The holidays are here and, all across Arkansas, the brightly colored, twinkling lights, creative displays, and classic Christmas tunes are ready. Come follow along the Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights!

It seems that almost everyone enjoys colorful Christmas lights – and who can blame them. Can you imagine how dark and dull December nights would be without them? You don’t even have to celebrate Christmas to appreciate the warmth, joy, and good will they express during one of the colder times of the year.

Arkansans are no different than anyone else – we love our holiday decorations, too. In fact, we might even like them a little more than most. That’s the sense one gets, looking at a listing of Arkansas’ public holiday light displays!

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Come Explore The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights!

December 8, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights 2017Just last post we focused on Lights Of The Ozarks in Fayetteville – but that’s hardly the only amazing Christmas light display in Arkansas. In fact, Arkansas is home to so many stunning holiday light displays, there is an extensive state tour trail! This holiday season, come explore the festive Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights!

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Don’t Miss Fayetteville’s Lights Of The Ozarks 2017!

November 24, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Lights Of The Ozarks 2017The 23rd annual Lights Of The Ozarks sees more than 450,000 lights decorating Fayetteville, AR’s downtown square. It’s the twinkling winter wonderland event of the season! November 17th through December 31st, 2017.

Arkansas is full of great things to do during the end-of-the-year holidays. One of the brightest is Fayetteville’s annual Lights Of The Ozarks event. Lights Of The Ozarks transforms downtown Fayetteville into a stunning sea of twinkling lights and festive holiday fancy.

The lights are everywhere downtown: twined around light and sign poles, outlining buildings, adding color and fun to bushes, hedges, fences, and trees. Stands of lights make up familiar figures and objects like Santa, snowflakes, poinsettias, and even Razorbacks!

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Fayetteville’s Lights of the Ozarks 2015

December 11, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Fayetteville's Lights of the Ozarks, 2015

Fayetteville’s Lights of the Ozarks
– courtesy thelightsoftheozarks.com

Every year, the town Fayetteville, AR decorates their downtown area with over 450,000 twinkling lights in celebration of the Christmas season with Lights of the Ozarks!

Lights of the Ozarks occurs every year, on the Saturday before Thanksgiving and concludes on New Year’s Eve, making the holiday season a little – actually, a LOT – brighter for everyone in town and all those who come to visit. Fayetteville has been putting up Lights of the Ozarks since 1994, even though each year’s display takes at least 3,300 hours to get in place.

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Visit the Arkansas Air & Military Museum

January 31, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Arkansas Air & Military MuseumIf you’re a fan of airplanes and or military history, you owe it to yourself to visit the Arkansas Air & Military Museum in Fayetteville, Arkansas – even the hangar it’s housed in is unique and historic!

Located at Fayetteville’s Drake Field, the Arkansas Air & Military Museum is housed in an all-wood hangar – all wood because it was constructed during World War II and wartime restrictions didn’t allow for the use of more typical metal construction materials.

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