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:

Please note, White Water Tavern is temporarily closed.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:

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!