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12 Surefire Ways To Always Spot A Tourist In Arkansas

Tourists are easy to spot in Arkansas, and not only because of their lack of Razorback paraphernalia. It’s not really because of the close-knit communities that comprise most of the state, either. We’ve compiled a number of other dead giveaways.

Arkansas loves tourists and tourists love Arkansas. Folks here are friendly, and we’ll talk your ear off no matter where you’re from. So come on down and see us. Sit awhile. How y’all doin’? You want some sweet tea?

J.B. Weisenfels
J.B. Weisenfels has lived in rural Arkansas for three decades. She is a writer, a mom, and a graduate student. She is also an avid collector of tacky fish whatnots, slightly chipped teapots, and other old things. In her spare time she enjoys driving to the nearest creek to sit a while. If you were to visit her, she'd try to feed you cornbread.