Roadside attractions can be found in every state, and Arkansas has its fair share of unique locales for road trippers to access. These particular locations across the Natural State are absolutely must-not-miss spots to be looked for when you’re on the road!
7. Snake World
This eclectic locale can be found on the north side of US 62, on the border between Berryville and Eureka Springs, six miles east of Eureka Springs. Get an educational tour of reptiles here, if you can overcome your fear!
6. Tiny Town Trains
This interactive model railroad located at 374 Whittington Avenue in Hot Springs is fun for all ages and features miniature scenes from all over America. Tiny Town is full of moving parts and trains; visitors run the trains themselves through tunnels, over bridges, and by stations.
5. Arkansas Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo
The Arkansas Alligator Farm and Petting Zoo is a privately owned zoo located on Whittington Avenue in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The farm raises alligators and has done so since it was founded in 1902.
4. Linemen's Memorial
Located in Salem, Arkansas, this is a slightly larger than life-sized bronze statue of a lineman climbing a pole, looking upward toward heaven. it stands in the front lawn of the North Arkansas Electric Cooperative headquarters. It's dedicated to eight linemen who have lost their lives on the job while working for NAEC.
3. Clinton House Museum
This Fayetteville house operates as a museum at 930 West Clinton Drive. Built in 1931, it was the first home of Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham while they both taught at the University of Arkansas School of Law. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.
2. Fort Smith Hanging Gallows
The gallows at Fort Smith served as an instrument of federal justice for twenty-three years, from 1873-1896. During those years 86 men were executed for capital offenses. While the gallows that stands today are a reconstruction, visitors are still drawn to the place where these executions were conducted.
1. War Eagle Cavern
Offering a trading post, cave tours, and gem panning, this stop is sure to entertain the while family.
Get your cameras out if you’re traveling Arkansas! These spots and stops are ready for tourists and Natural State natives alike to browse and snap away. Be sure to share your stories about these roadside Arkansas attractions in the comments below!