The Ozarks, the 1905 Basin Park Hotel, the ghostly 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa, and a Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra – a perfect combo for some touring.
Harley-Davidson Authorized Rentals had been nudging me to give their service a try, with the offer to supply me with a ride anywhere in the United States. A great opportunity to be sure, it dovetailed with an enticing press mailing from the 1905 Basin Park Hotel and the 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa.
The pitch for the riding in Arkansas was persuasive, so I booked a flight to the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport and made a reservation for a Road Glide Ultra at Pig Trail Harley- Davidson in nearby Rogers.
With all the razorback hog pride in Arkansas, it is almost a second home to Harley-Davidson. Pig Trail Scenic Byway begins about 50 miles south of the eponymous dealership and runs north through Eureka Springs, so there’s no doubt this is hog heaven.