We’ve looked at the most musical town as well as the most artistic town but today’s focus is a little different. This particular town didn’t change after celebrities visited like in Walnut Ridge, nor did the town develop a niche later on like Eureka Springs. Fort Smith has progressed and developed throughout the centuries but the Wild West simply never left. Let’s look at some of the lingering western elements that make this city unique.
Where’s your favorite place to take someone in Fort Smith? Share with us in the comments below!
Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for three 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.