The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights is this winter’s perfect social distancing activity 

The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights returns this week with a statewide celebration of the holiday season. Towns across The Natural State will take part with events and activities modified to adhere to social distancing requirements. Displays in many locations will be lit into the new year, offering a fun way to hit the road and spend time with friends and family in a safe way. To view locations and events, go to Arkansas residents and travelers have made the Trail of Holiday Lights an annual holiday tradition for 25 years. Cities and towns across the state get into the spirit, decking the halls and bringing people together. For those wanting to emphasize the “distance” part of social distancing this year, there are plenty of outdoor winter activities to enjoy, including hiking, biking, horseback riding, golf, wildlife watching, world-class trout fishing and much more.  For trip planning ideas, go to this month’s edition of “Discover Arkansas” at And, don’t forget to share your own holiday photos with us on Facebook (Arkansas State Tourism) or Instagram (@Arkansas) using #ArkansasTrailofHolidayLights. 
Now is the perfect time to start planning your own holiday light adventure. Go to to get started! 

About Arkansas Tourism
Arkansas Tourism, a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism, strives to expand the economic impact of travel and tourism in the state and enhance the quality of life for all Arkansans. The division manages 14 Arkansas Welcome Centers and employs more than 60 staff members across The Natural State. For more information, visit