Hot Springs National Park is adjacent to the city of Hot Springs, Arkansas. It gets its name from the hot spring water that flows down the western side an eponymous mountain. At just more than 5,500 acres, it is the smallest national park by area, but it receives 1.3 million visitors a year.
ERNEST HEMINGWAY BIRTH HOME, Oak Park, Illinois. On July 21, 1899, Ernest Hemingway was born in a second floor bedroom of a Queen Anne home in Oak Park, Illinois, and he lived there until the age of six. (it still has an amazing library)