Fish from the bank of the river or launch your boat nearby from Stewart’s Landing, which is approximately ¼ of a mile down the road. There is a great place to pull your boat up for the night near the cabin.
Several types of fishing are available.
The river in front of the cabin is the West end of Greers Ferry Lake, where you can easily boat to for more fishing and water sports.
The Little Red River is great for canoeing and kayaking. When the water is flowing well, canoeing from the Shirley Bridge down to the cabin is a great day trip. It is recommended that you get an early start in order to watch the sunrise and nature come to life with the new day.
Sandiff Road is perfect for walking, bicycling, and jogging. There are numerous birds and other types of wildlife to enjoy.
Hike up the hill behind the cabin, and explore the woods and bluffs.
In cooler weather, enjoy the fireplace while popping corn and watching your favorite movies or football games.
In the Fall, boat rides and hiking provide spectacular views of the beautiful foliage.
Hang out in the hot tub or curl up with your favorite book on the screened-in porch, or with a nice cup of coffee in the living or dining room to enjoy the view.
Fairfield Bay is a small town located about 15 minutes away, with numerous amenities and activities that can be enjoyed year-round. Fairfield Bay has 2 golf courses, tennis courts, fitness center, bowling alley, and miniature golf course.
Cravens is a nice-sized grocery store located 5 miles from the cabin, on Highway 16 near the entrance of Fairfield Bay. There is also a Dollar General at the same location.
Day Trips might include:
Places of interest within a 1-3 hour drive of Hub’s Hideaway include Mountain View, Arkansas. Mountain View is known for its many art studios and music on the town square. The Ozark Folk Center is also located in Mountain View. Blanchard Caverns and Blanchard Springs are also located near the Mountain View area. The closest nearby cities include Little Rock, Arkansas and Branson, Missouri.
Food & Dinning
Fairfield Bay has several dining options, and Janssen’s Restaurant is located nearby on the lake. Janssen’s has a great reputation for having good food and a relaxed atmosphere, and is accessible from both the highway or from the lake. Janssen’s is located on Highway 16, towards Greers Ferry. Keep your eye open for the restaurant, which will be on your left, before you cross the Edgemont Bridge. There are also several restaurants in the town of Greers Ferry, with a variety of foods, including barbeque at JR’s, pizza at Large Mouth Pizza, Mexican food at El Jeffe’s, sandwiches at Subway, and fast food at Sonic. Bentley’s Restaurant is a family restaurant that serves homestyle cooking.