A venture to this state park is on the must-do list for many, the park being the only spot in North America where you can dig for diamonds and other gemstones and keep your finds.
The venerable seafood restaurant serves up great gumbo and oysters Bienville, and options such as fine steaks for the non-seafood eater. In the citified bar, you'll find nightly entertainment, too.
• $2.50 well drinks, $3.50 Margaritas, $3 domestic bottles, $4 house wine, $6 Play De Do (Cajun's signature drink).
Mon, Tues, Weds, Thurs, Fri, 4:30pm-7:00pm
A sprawling restaurant and bar, where local and regional rock, blues, cover and funk acts converge. Free happy hour entertainment, often on Cajun's massive deck overlooking the Arkansas River, begins at 5:30 p.m. Wed.-Fri. Headliners 9 p.m. Thu.-Sat. with $5 cover after 8:30 p.m. 21 and up for bar (not restaurant).