This Hidden Resort In Arkansas Is The Perfect Place To Get Away From It All

The story of Longbow Resort begins over one hundred miles away. Pine Bluff native Ben Pearson revolutionized the archery industry and turned Pine Bluff into the center of bow production. In his time becoming a world-premiere archer, he began to long for a retreat. Longbow Resort was born after 1966, when Pearson read an ad in the Wall Street Journal describing a property with huge boulders, an enormous waterfall, and all the glory the Ozarks can offer. The resort remains in the Pearson family to this day, and they’re preserving the tradition of a secluded getaway, one that has been called Arkansas’s “Garden of Eden.” If you’re lucky enough to visit Longbow, you’ll see exactly why it’s been compared with the world’s first paradise—there’s nothing quite like the seclusion and beauty you’ll find there.

You’ll find more about the cabins at Longbow Resort here. If you’re looking for directions, click this link.

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