14 Of The Greatest Destinations Most Arkansans Overlook
Arkansans have the odd problem of nearly having too many wonderful attractions to visit in a lifetime. Our bucket lists can get pretty lengthy and that’s just with the well-known attractions. There’s no doubt that Devil’s Den and Hawksbill Crag are must-visits, but the Natural State also has some overlooked gems that just as deserving. We’ve gathered 14 of our favorite destinations that tend to get overlooked. Whether it’s because of more well-known attractions stealing the spotlight or they’re simply out of the way, these great destinations deserve a visit.
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/
Of course, you wouldn’t be a real Arkansan unless you’ve already visited at least one of these spots. How many can you already cross off your list? Is there a place you would add? Share with us in the comments below!
Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for two years now. She resides in Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier but calls NWA home as well. The graduate of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Carol Ann earned her B.A. in English and will soon be pursing her M.A. in Library Science. She loves exploring the trails around the Buffalo National River and has yet to find a waterfall that wasn't her favorite.
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