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14 Destinations Everyone In Arkansas Needs to Visit This Summer

If I’m being honest, I’m not feeling much like hiking in this ridiculous heat. When it feels like the sun hates us, I’d rather stay indoors with my sweet tea and books—OK—maybe with a coke and a good-old fashioned Netflix marathon. The good news for me and the rest of the heat-haters is that Arkansas is full of wonderful places to go that don’t require a lot of sweating, even in this ridiculous heat wave. I’ve compiled a list of fourteen places guaranteed to bring you summer fun without having you roasted in the process.

For other amazing places where you can cool off, try this list of ten epic water parks.

To explore Arkansas’s museums and their air-conditioned buildings, check out these places.

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.