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16 Undeniable Dos And Don’ts Of Living In Arkansas

Perhaps because I’m a native Arkansan and generally just a friendly gal, newcomers to Arkansas frequently ask me what there is to do here. I tell them about our scenic beauty, of course. I mention state parks and resort towns and restaurants and lakes. What no one ever asks, though, is how to act like a local in the natural state. In the spirit of making sure newly arrived Arkansans feel at home, here are 16 undeniable dos and don’ts of living in Arkansas:

For more on how to spot a tourist, click here.

If you’re interested in places to go in Arkansas, try this article.

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.