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11 Off-Beat Places Arkansans Never Think About Visiting, But Should

It’s a truth very nearly universally acknowledged that Arkansas natives would rather find natural spaces and little one-of-a-kind spots out in the middle of nowhere than have to deal with crowds, tourists, or both. For the most part, we’re not wrong. There’s something to be said for finding quiet spots. However, we are wrong to overlook places simply because they have a touristy appeal. Below you’ll find 11 places that shouldn’t be overlooked by native Arkansans just because they’re popular with a different crowd.

For some strange facts about Arkansas, click here. To find other quirky places to visit, check out 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.