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Nothing Says Early Retirement Like These 11 Charming Arkansas Towns

Early retirement sounds like a solid plan, right? Even if you’re one of those folks who thinks retirement sounds boring, you may reconsider after you check out these eleven towns. Arkansas’s cities consistently top lists of best places to retire, and for good reason. Cost of living in the Natural State famously low, the natural beauty here is unsurpassed, and you’re never very far from interesting things to see and do. Below you’ll find 11 towns that will have you looking at your 401k and wondering how long until you can pull up stakes and move there.

For some small towns that are way cooler than you ever imagined tiny places can be, click here. You may also want to check out this list of Arkansas’s most dangerous cities.

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.