Do Not Do These 10 Touristy Things in Arkansas. Do This Instead!

When you’re showing friends from out of town around the Natural State, they may ask to see certain places they’ve heard of and you’re happy to oblige–but don’t forget that there are a good number of alternative locales around Arkansas where tourists can get a good feel of what our great state is all about without having to endure heavy weekend crowds or busy popular restaurants! Instead of doing these usual activities around Arkansas when you’re showing out-of-towners around, try these ideas instead:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

What’s nice is that if there’s enough time, you can see it all in Arkansas! What other recommendations would you give to Arkansas travelers who are looking for “off the beaten path” places to have fun other than in Little Rock, Hot Springs or Fayetteville? Where are the good ‘non-tourist’ locales? Sound off in the comments!