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A Couple's Guide to the 870

| See & Do | July 29, 2020

As Valentine’s Day approaches, couples everywhere are seeking out things to do on this special weekend. Look no further than the City of Batesville for a unique romantic getaway. 

Sleep Like a Royal 

The foundation of any successful getaway is the place you call home for the night. The newly opened Royal on Main is easily the most romantic hotel in Arkansas. The Royal features eight luxurious suites located in the heart of downtown Batesville. Each suite features at least one king-size bed, two large flat-screen TVs, a see-through gas fireplace, heated bathroom floors and towel racks, heated toilet seats with a bidet, clothes washer & dryer, and even a TV in the bathroom mirror.The 16-foot ceilings throughout provide an ambiance unlike any hotel stay you have ever experienced. Don’t hesitate, the Royal books up quickly, so visit their website at If you miss out on the Royal on the Main, there are also several amazing AirBnB destinations that have opened up in the Batesville area recently that all provide a unique and romantic flair.

Treat Yourself

Just doors down from the Royal on Main you will find Main Street Massage and Bodywork. Book a couple’s massage with Sydney Franks-Coles and leave all your worries behind.
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Couples That Adventure Together, Stay Together 

Create lasting memories by experiencing the beauty of The Natural State. There are several breathtaking adventures to be had within just a short drive from Batesville. 

Jamestown Crag – Take in the beauty of Independence County by enjoying a hike at the Jamestown Crag. Massive rock formations, waterfalls, and amazing views of the valley below await visitors. Call 870-613-4662 for details on access. 

Bridal Veil Falls & Sugarloaf Mountain – A short drive southwest of Batesville will lead you to nearby Heber Springs, home of the Bridal Veil Falls and Sugarloaf Mountain. Bridal Veil Falls is a 50-foot cascade that is easily accessible from a nearby parking lot managed by the local parks department. Sugarloaf Mountain is an amazing 690-foot erosional remnant that towers over the nearby Little Red River and Greers Ferry Lake. Wonderfully constructed hiking trails wrap around the mountain providing the perfect setting for an afternoon adventure. Use Google to help locate both easily accessible destinations. 
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Blanchard Springs Caverns – Located outside of nearby Mountain View, Blanchard Springs Caverns offers visitors one of the most awe-inspiring cavern tours in the world. There are also countless trails, scenic outlooks, and waterfalls within the park to enjoy. 

Wine and Dine

Cap off the perfect day with a romantic meal at either one of these amazing local dining destinations.
Tavolo’s Italian Ristorante – Authentic Italian cuisine paired with a wide selection of wines in an intimate atmosphere makes this the perfect Valentine’s Day dinner.

Elizabeth’s – A staple of Main Street dining for over 18 years, Elizabeth's offer steaks, seafood, salad, and chicken dishes in a quiet, romantic atmosphere that will leave you with a satisfied appetite and a warm soul.

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