If you’re fortunate or blessed enough to have some expendable income on your hands, why not indulge yourself a little? Arkansas has quite a few classy locations and getaways where those who are willing to spend a little more money can get an unforgettable experience!
7. Norfork Resort & Trout Dock
Norfork Resort & Trout Dock features a quality staff that will outfit Arkansas travelers for a fly or trout fishing adventure! Take out a John Boat for a Buffalo River smallmouth bass trip, have a catered meal on the shoreline with the White River Shore Lunch, or just fifteen minutes away your can explore Mountain Home where you can find many restaurants, shopping and much more!
6. Buffalo Outdoor Center
Hidden in the rugged Ozark Mountains of Ponca, Arkansas, this resort is located in one of America’s most scenic and undiscovered places. The cabins here are exquisitely handmade and the Buffalo Outdoor Center hosts Arkansas’ only wilderness zip line adventure - the Buffalo River Canopy Tour.
5. Rainbow Drive Resort
Located in Cotter, Arkansas, this resort has the comforts of upscale riverfront cabins, complete with kitchens, fireplaces, and jacuzzis to make you feel right at home on your Arkansas vacation. When you're not taking it easy indoors, you'll find that the prime riverfront location makes it easy to enjoy plenty of outdoor activities. As the only resort located on the "Rainbow Hole," you can expect uncrowded access to one of the best fishing spots for rainbow and brown trout!
4. White River Inn
The White River Inn, which is located in Cotter, Arkansas on 31 acres, features seclusion and privacy with no neighbors in sight. It's an ideal escape for outdoor enthusiasts, fishermen, or couples in search of romance. The inn offers five luxurious guest suites with a variety of sleeping arrangements. Each guest room features a private entrance, custom made furniture, and fireplaces.
3. Cabin Fever Resort
Resting in the heart of tree-lined Ozark Country, Cabin Fever Resort is just a short drive from the tranquility of Beaver Lake and the excitement of downtown Eureka Springs. Rent a boat and cruise the sparkling waters of Beaver Lake, snag a school of rainbow trout in the White River, or satisfy your stomach with a perfectly cooked ribeye at 1886 Steakhouse in the historical downtown area.
2. Buffalo River Outfitters
If Arkansas travelers have a fever for canoeing, kayaking, tubing, or rafting, Buffalo River Outfitters has got the equipment and the professional staff to make it happen. Buffalo River Outfitters also offers horseback rides and comfortably rustic lodging in beautiful log cabins. Buffalo River Outfitters is located in St. Joe, Arkansas on Highway 65.
1. The 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa
The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa is a retreat that will take you back in time but with all the comfort of thoroughly modern amenities. High atop the Ozark Mountains, the hotel overlooks America's Victorian Village, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. For 125 years, the property has served as the Symbol of Hospitality for the State of Arkansas.
Go on and spoil yourself a little! Instead of stopping off at a budget motel during your travels through Arkansas, try one of these luxurious rustic resorts for a few nights! Where else in Arkansas do you enjoy spending a little extra money for a quality time? Be sure to leave a comment on your favorite splurge destinations!