We’ve mentioned the state town with record-holding watermelons but there’s another place known for having the sweetest watermelons in the world. Every summer the tiny town of Cave City, Arkansas turns into a delicious watermelon wonderland. Let’s take a bite of these sweet melons and see what is happening at the Cave City Watermelon Festival.

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Have you had the pleasure of eating one of Cave City’s sweet watermelons? Have you been to the Cave City Watermelon Festival in Arkansas? Do you plan on attending this year’s festival? Share with us in the comments!

For more summer activities, relax during this day-long float trip or dive in to see this spectacular underwater memorial.

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What are the most charming towns in Arkansas?

The most charming towns in Arkansas include:

  • Morrilton. This town has the gorgeous Petit Jean State Park and many vintage boutiques as well as excellent fishing.
  • Mena. This is one of the most beautiful towns in Arkansas and everyone should take a drive along the Talimena National Scenic Byway. 
  • Eureka Springs. This town has a lovely historic district with Victorian buildings and has treehouse stays. It's great for a romantic vacation.
  • Wilson. This town has self-guided tours to admire its tulips, wine tastings, and quaint tea parties. Perfect for a weekend getaway.

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What are the quietest towns in Arkansas? 

The quietest towns in Arkansas include:

  • Murfreesboro. With less than 2,000 people, this little town brings many tourists due to its Crater of Diamonds State Park.
  • Norfork. This town has less than 600 people and is next to the North Fork River and the White River. It's as peaceful as can be. 
  • Lonoke. This town has kept its old-fashioned charm throughout the years and is known for farmers living off the land. It's pure country serenity.
  • Jasper. This town is next to the Buffalo River and is surrounded by lush, green forests. It’s great for outdoor activities and spending time relaxing in nature. 

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What are the most historic towns in Arkansas?

The most historic towns in Arkansas include:

  • Fordyce. This town’s Presbyterian church has 58 stained glass windows and is n the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Powhatan. This town has a Historic State Park with a courthouse dating back to 1888.
  • Arkadelphia. This town’s Commercial Historic District is on the National Register of Historic Places and has buildings as old as 1870.
  • Camden. This town has buildings from the Civil War that were used by both sides during the Red River Campaign.

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