Group Tours in Pine Bluff
Pine Bluff sits on the banks of the Arkansas River, 42 miles southeast of Little Rock on I-530. Long known as a commercial center, Pine Bluff is transitioning into one of the area’s top group travel destinations and a hot spot for tour groups that enjoy learning about Arkansas history, enjoying art in Arkansas and enjoying the Enchanted Land of Lights and Legends.
Learn about Arkansas history
throughout the city of Pine Bluff by visiting the following sites:
Become exposed to the vast variety of art in Arkansas represented by the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas with performing arts events, art galleries and a hands-on gallery. The Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame, housed at the Pine Bluff Convention Center also features a life-size animatronic Johnny Cash to greet visitors, along with memorabilia from the careers of over fifty other inductees.
The drive through the award winning Enchanted Land of Lights and Legends, takes place every year from mid-November through New Years Eve with holiday lights displays. Part zoo, part museum, part aquarium and part nature trails, the Delta Rivers Nature Center, the first one of its kind built in Arkansas, provides views of native wildlife along with exhibits. The newest attraction, Saracen Landing, located on Lake Saracen, is a multi-purpose pavilion for weddings, car shows, the Farmers Market, reunions, craft fairs, concerts, picnics and other special events. Hestand Stadium, southeast Arkansas’ largest outdoor arena, features the Southeast Arkansas District Fair, Livestock Show and Rodeo and carnival every September, along with other events during the year.
Tours for any or all of the free-of-charge group travel destinations in Pine Bluff can be arranged and coordinated through the Pine Bluff Convention & Visitors Bureau. Services provided by the bureau include help with suggested city tours with complimentary step-on-guides, hotel or motel contact information, suggestions for meal functions and additional visitor information, all with true “southern hospitality” in mind.
Reunions in Pine Bluff
Pine Bluff is also ideal when it comes to military, school or family reunion destinations. Reunions can be planned stress-free and with ease when you let the Pine Bluff Convention & Visitors Bureau help you do the work. The staff of the bureau has the ability to help you secure family reunion venues, hotel or motel contact information, meal plans, and transportation for city tours of local attractions with a complimentary step-on-guide, shopping excursions, visitor’s packets and name tags.
For recreation, you can enjoy fishing on one of our lakes or along the Arkansas River. A round or two of golf, perhaps at the 18-hole championship course at Harbor Oaks, or any one of the other golf courses, both public and private, in the area can also be arranged.
City tours of area museums such as the Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Historical Museum, the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame or the Arkansas Railroad Museum; our outdoor recreation facilities, the Murals on Main, the Governor Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center, the Regional Park Complex, Hestand Stadium, Saracen Landing on Lake Saracen; cultural venues and historic homes, like the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, the University Museum & Cultural Center at UAPB, the Martha Mitchell Home, the Old Town Theatre Centre, the Ben Pearson block, and Margland Bed & Breakfast, are always a good way to spend your time visiting our city. Request a Pine Bluff Visitor Information packet to assist you in planning you next group tour or reunion in Pine Bluff, one of Arkansas’s most popular family reunion destinations.