11 Off-Beat Places Arkansans Never Think About Visiting, But Should

It’s a truth very nearly universally acknowledged that Arkansas natives would rather find natural spaces and little one-of-a-kind spots out in the middle of nowhere than have to deal with crowds, tourists, or both. For the most part, we’re not wrong. There’s something to be said for finding quiet spots. However, we are wrong to overlook places simply because they have a touristy appeal. Below you’ll find 11 places that shouldn’t be overlooked by native Arkansans just because they’re popular with a different crowd.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

For some strange facts about Arkansas, click here. To find other quirky places to visit, check out this article.