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Here Are The 14 Worst Mistakes Tourists Make While Visiting Arkansas

We’ve talked about tourists before, (bless their hearts,) but how can we help them do the right thing while they’re visiting Arkansas? How can they see all they should and fit in like a local when all we do is “bless their hearts” and occasionally scowl when they do something really weird like call a coke “soda” or “pop”? Well, here are 14 tips we can share with our out-of-town friends. Whether they’re staying for a weekend or a good, long summer stretch, these definite don’ts should help them make good choices, great memories and maybe a few new friends.

For ways to spot a tourist in Arkansas, you should read this article.

If you’re planning a trip to Arkansas and in need of a list of things you should do that aren’t touristy, this list is perfect for you.

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.