10 Surprising Things You May Not Expect When Moving To Arkansas

Every new resident to Arkansas is prepared with the knowledge of the state’s natural beauty–but are these newcomers aware of how much of this beauty covers the entire state? Are they prepared to marvel with joy at the characteristics that outsiders likely don’t consider when expounding upon the glory of Arkansas? No, they aren’t ready. It takes moving here and living here a while to let it sink in; you’re in God’s country, and life can be absolutely wonderful in Arkansas when you live it to the fullest.

If you were born in Arkansas, you already knew the magnificence our great state had to offer. However, if you’re a transplant from elsewhere, how did the Natural State first capture your attention when you arrived? Sound off in the comments, Arkies who found their way here from locations around the nation. What surprised you about Arkansas when you settled into the new homestead?