Arkansas July 06, 2015
6 Surprising Things You Never Thought About Doing In Arkansas
Yes, you can actually do these things in Arkansas, believe it or not! Some may have never believed you could do this in the Natural State, but it’s been done and documented.
6. Go Scuba Diving
There are various locations throughout Arkansas where residents can attain a scuba diving licence - locations include The Dive Shop in Little Rock, Rick's Dive 'N Travel in North Little Rock, Ocean Extreme in North Little Rock, Ocean Impact in Fort Smith, and The Scuba School in Morrilton.
5. Go Sky Diving
Check out Skydive Skyranch in Siloam Springs, Arkansas for a chance to look at the Natural State in a completely different (and thrilling) way!
4. Get Married at a Zoo
The Little Rock Zoo is available for weddings, believe it or not! Brides can fulfill their wildest wedding dreams among wildlife.
3. Tour A Sacred Ground
These ancient earthworks located at Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park in Scott, Arkansas are the remains of the late-Woodland thru early-Mississippian Period sacred ceremonial ground which was inhabited here from A.D. 650 to 1050.
2. Get Rich Quick
Most of what visitors find at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas is very exquisite quartz, but you'd be surprised at what gems can be discovered (and kept!) here.
1. Take a Picture Standing Next to an Elephant & Potentially Have the Elephant's Trunk Photobomb You
Riddles Elephant Sanctuary has been open since 1990 and remains a safe haven for elephants and other wildlife needing sancturary. Riddles Sanctuary is located at 233 Pumpkin Center Circle in Quitman, Arkansas.
It can be done, indeed! What else have you done around Arkansas that would surprise others? Be sure to share things you’ve done here in the Natural State that may cause others to have a moment’s pause in the comments below!