Nature-lovers, history buffs, music aficionados, and thrill-seekers will have a hard time exhausting the experiences Arkansas has to offer - and each one is served up with that special brand of Southern hospitality that keeps visitors coming back again and again.
Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro is the only producing public diamond mine in the world; baseball, bathhouses and bandits can all be found at nearby Hot Springs National Park; the Buffalo National River, with its iconic bluffs, is a popular spot for camping and canoeing, and if you've got a need for speed, Arkansas has some of the top-rated motorcycle routes in the U.S!
Enjoy the rich music culture along the Rock ‘n’ Roll Highway 67 in Walnut Ridge where The Beatles took a break from their American Tour in September 1964. Alternatively, visit Historic Dyess Colony: Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess, named one of the 'Must See Destinations in the World in 2014' by The Guardian.
Top 5 Experiences
- Clinton Presidential Center, Little Rock, is one of twelve presidential libraries in the United States and features a replica of the Oval Office.
- Hire a motorbike with EagleRider and travel along the Pig Trail Scenic Byway/AR 23 stopping along the way to enjoy great food, culture and history.
- Explore the great outdoors at Buffalo National River where visitors can camp, canoe and fish, or hunt for real diamonds at Crater of Diamonds State Park.
- A popular destination for mountain biking, Arkansas offers a variety of terrain, a number of trails and natural beauty at every turn.
- Visit the Clinton House Museum, Fayetteville, which was the first home of Bill and Hilary Clinton and is now registered on the National Register of Historic Places.