Do you have a bucket list for Arkansas yet? If not, you should! Below you’re going to find both the greatest hits of places and all the things you absolutely have to do in the Natural State in your lifetime. These 23 places are the perfect bucket list items and they’re a fantastic way to plan out this year or the next few years. Here are some of the places you should go in Arkansas in your lifetime.

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Places You Should Go In Arkansas

What are the most famous attractions in Arkansas?

Aside from some of the attractions listed above, Arkansas has many more well-known places of note. Garvan Woodland Gardens near Hot Springs is a botanical garden located on the campus of the University of Arkansas. Thousands of flowers, art installations, and a fairy garden make this an enchanting must-visit place. You don’t have to be religious to appreciate Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs. This architectural marvel is found in the middle of the forest in the Ozarks and is a site of wonder with 6,000 square feet of glass that allow in light and the beautiful natural scenery. 

What are some of the best sites in Arkansas for families?

State parks are always a great place for families to visit and spend some quality time. At Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, you can enjoy the visitors center with its variety of interactive exhibits, head outside and enjoy the lake, and hike the family-friendly Ozark Plateau Trail to explore and admire nature. Zoos are another great option to take the kids. The 400-acre Wild Wilderness Drive-Through Safari in Gentry has a fantastic petting zoo where families can feed goats, pot-bellied pigs, miniature donkeys, and even kangaroos before setting out on an epic safari adventure. Along the four-mile drive-through, you will have the chance to see zebras, wildebeest, camels, tigers, lions, so so much more! It will truly be an unforgettable experience.

What is the most unique town in Arkansas?

Aside from Eureka Springs, Calico Rock, and Hot Springs, Siloam Springs is quite a fascinating town. Here you will find a perfect mix of city life and nature. Through the middle of town, you will find Twin Springs Park where you can relax and go fishing. The Family Aquatic Center waterpark is a great family-friendly place to spend time in the warmer weather. You can also take a ride or hike along the trails, visit the kayak park, go skydiving, or walk around town visiting all the boutique shops and restaurants. Siloam Springs has something for everyone!