The first rager was thrown atop a woolly mammoth, but when rampaging guests broke the trunk, parties weren’t planned for another thousand years. Properly prepare for festivities with today’s Groupon: for $50, you get a New Year’s Eve outing from Little Rock Tours and Travel. The package includes:
- Dinner for one at Paula Deen’s Buffet
- $10 slot play at Harrah’s
- Transportation for one to buffet and Harrah’s Casino
Little Rock Tours and Travel ferries up to 56 people to Harrah’s Casino for a night of stakes-defying revelry. At 2 p.m., valets welcome guests onto the BYOB party charter bus stocked with party favors for every passenger. En route to Tunica, patrons can play DVDs, cruise the WiFi, or swap smoldering poker faces. By 5 p.m., buses pull up to Harrah’s Casino. There, guests can fuel up for the evening by feasting on Paula Deen’s Southern cuisine. Next, risk takers cast their dies and roll the roulette wheel until 1 a.m., pausing only to ring in the New Year with and pop balloons with their pointy party hats.
Little Rock Tours and Travel
Cary and Gina Martin were on a bus tour of Minneapolis–Saint Paul when Cary was struck with a thought: why not bring these types of tours to Little Rock? Gina quickly got on board, and Little Rock Tours and Travel was born. Initially, both Martins kept their jobs in broadcast journalism–Cary was a news anchor and Gina was a reporter, which inspired them to incorporate video clips into the tours. Eventually, Cary and Gina left their day jobs to run their business full time, but this journalistic aspect of the tours remains one of its strongest draws. Little Rock Tours and Travel also plans sightseeing tours, including trips to local casinos and DeGray Lake Resort State Park as well as dinner cruises down the Arkansas River.