Hot Springs, Arkansas

When visiting a National Park, enjoying a rejuvenating massage or a soak in a steaming mineral bath is probably not on your list of
activities. But in Hot Springs, Arkansas, it should be, because people come from around the world to do just that. This charming southern
city is the smallest National Park in the United States, which entered the system in 1921. The town sits atop forty-seven federally
protected underground springs that gush forth nearly one million gallons of 145-degree mineral water each day. The springs have been
recognized for excellent healing powers since Native Americans discovered them and named the
land “The Valley of the Vapors” more than two centuries ago.  Read more…

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