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13 Places In Rural Arkansas That Prove Life In The Natural State Is Still Slow

The time has come to face the facts: the pace of modern life is far too quick. Everything moves at the speed of social media and that ubiquitous 24-hour news cycle. Most of us are plugged into that too quick pace at work, at home, anywhere our tiny phones can bombard us with information moving faster than the speed of light. In Arkansas, at least, there are places where the pace is still slow, where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of a fast-paced life and glory in the peace of beautiful rural spaces. Below you’ll find 13 places that prove life in Arkansas is still slow, despite the fast pace plaguing the rest of the world.

For teeny tiny towns you’ll miss if you blink, click here. You’re also going to love these places where you can get away from it all. If you’re looking for a little serenity, you’ll want to see these pictures.

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.