By now, you know that Johnny Cash, Al Green, and Billy Bob Thorton are a few of the most famous people from Arkansas. And rightfully so, because they have certainly made their mark in the industry. But there are many other celebrities who were born here, some of whom are from the most charming towns in the state. Learning this might even motivate you to pack your bags and visit their birthplaces. Here are seven famous people from Arkansas, and their talent might just be mightier than the delightful towns they hail from.

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Well, what do you think about our list? Do you know any of these famous people from Arkansas? Do you know of any celebrities who live in Arkansas? These celebrities might be from small towns in Arkansas, but they have made big leaps in the industry. Of course, there are lots of other celebrities that hail from the Natural State. So, tell us in the comments which ones you would like us to feature in future articles. 

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Small Towns In Arkansas

What are the best small towns in Arkansas?

With so many celebrities hailing from Arkansas’ small towns, there must be something special about them. Find out for yourself what makes these quaint neighborhoods so wonderful by visiting some of the best small towns in Arkansas.

  • Elm Springs
  • Mountainburg
  • Ponca
  • Calico Rock
  • Tontitown
  • Brinkley
  • Lake Village
  • Jasper
  • Heber Springs
  • Paris
  • Des Arc
  • Piggott
  • Bull Shoals
  • Gentry

 

Where are the best small town restaurants in Arkansas?

While you’re touring you’re bound to get hungry. Get a hold of some good old-fashioned hometown cooking at the best small-town restaurants in Arkansas. You may want to plan your whole trip around these meals.

  • Dondie’s White River Princess
  • Purple Cow
  • The Mammoth Orange Café
  • Cafe Africa, Little Rock Zoo
  • Cotham’s Mercantile
  • Historic Oark General Store & Café
  • Abe’s Ole Feed House
  • Jones Bar-B-Q
  • McClard's Bar-B-Q in Hot Springs
  • Doe's Eat Place in Little Rock
  • Venesian Inn in Tontitown
  • AQ Chicken House in Springdale
  • Weinkeller Restaurant
  • Green Corner Store in Little Rock
  • Ozark Café in Jasper

 

What are the natural wonders in Arkansas?

After all that eating, you might be in the mood for a walk or even a hike. Get out into the local nature by exploring these natural wonders in Arkansas. And be sure to bring your camera — these are some absolutely captivating views.

  • Sam’s Throne
  • Natural Bridge of Arkansas
  • Natural Dam
  • Pinnacle Mountain
  • Cedar Falls at Petit Jean State Park
  • Mirror Lake
  • White Rock Mountain
  • Blanchard Springs Caverns
  • The Buffalo National River
  • Moro Bay
  • Hawksbill Crag (Whitaker Point)