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Hot Springs, AR Cabins & Vacation Rentals

Hot Springs, Arkansas Travel Guide

A quick hour outside of Little Rock and you’ll land at the idyllic little town of Hot Springs, Arkansas. For a gamut of reasons -- not the least of which being the area’s thermal waters -- Hot Springs has witnessed a huge wave of tourism in recent years. There’s tons of attractions, a quaint little main street, and yearly festivals -- so it's no wonder the town was recently ranked fourth in “America’s Top 100 Small Arts Towns.” Hot Springs boasts tons of rich history in the form of museums and entire districts with antiquated architecture. With all there is to do, visiting Hot Springs is a great family-friendly spot.

Things to Do in Hot Springs, Arkansas

Topping the list of things to do in Hot Springs is -- you guessed it -- the hot springs. Hot Springs National Park was actually created before the idea of the National Park, making it the first section of land set aside by the government for preservation. Here, you’ll find plenty of warm waters to take a dip and relax. Bathhouse Row is another highlight of the town, featuring eight historic spas and bathhouses that date back centuries. Some have been renovated to museums while others are still in operation. Just a century ago, Hot Springs was a hotbed for all the American vices -- gambling, bootlegging, and illicit womanizing. Today, you can visit the Gangster Museum of America for a tour through the lives of some of the country’s most notorious criminals. Otherwise, if you’re trying to keep things PG, check out the Magic Springs Water and theme park, the Arkansas Alligator Farm, or any of the great music venues.

Best Time to Visit Hot Springs, Arkansas

Summer is the most popular time to visit Hot Springs, with prices usually spiking over July 4th weekend and Labor Day. The area stays pretty warm well into the fall, so that's a good option as well. If you visit during spring, be prepared for rain.

Cabins in Hot Springs

Located in the Ouachita Mountains and just outside of Hot Springs National Park, vacation rentals in Hot Springs, AR are the ultimate spa getaway for a great stay. Hot Springs, Arkansas is known for its bevy of hot springs and spa experiences, as well as its natural beauty and endless charm. Hike Hot Springs Mountain and take the Hot Springs Mountain Tower up 216 feet to enjoy spectacular panoramic views or spend the day getting pampered on Bathhouse Row.

Visiting Hot Springs doesn’t just mean experiencing hot springs and spas; enjoy Magic Springs and Crystal Falls Theme and Water Park, as well as a bustling downtown with a variety of shopping and dining options. The Hot Springs area is home to many options for your vacation rental, including log cabin rentals with lake views near Lake Hamilton and Garvan Woodland Gardens. With guests sharing how much they enjoyed their stay, you’ll love staying in natural Hot Springs, Arkansas too.

Price and Availability in Hot Springs

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Hot Springs is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Hot Springs is in the high season in July. Hot Springs has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Hot Springs tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Hot Springs tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Hot Springs

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Hot Springs. The hottest month in Hot Springs is June, when temperatures peak at 106 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 10 ˚F. The wettest month in Hot Springs is February with 13.64 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 1.55 inches of rain.

What Expert Travelers Think

Vacation Rentals in Hot Springs

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. Hot Springs has 1,473 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Hot Springs is available at $25 per night. A typical accommodation in Hot Springs costs on average $191 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Hot Springs can pick from 636 places to stay that provide WiFi. 58 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 43 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Hot Springs by car, be sure to choose from 661 accommodations that provide parking. 108 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 163 pet-friendly places to stay in Hot Springs, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 7 providers in Hot Springs, including 324 places to stay from Airbnb, 262 accommodations from VRBO and 81 places to stay from Homeaway

906 of our places to stay in Hot Springs have been rated by previous guests. They rated 69% as excellent or good. 521 accommodations allow instant booking.