Choose Your Arkansas Adventure
Arkansas is a natural destination for ro- mantic getaways, weekend escapes and family vacations. Gear up for a float
trip or book a guided fishing excursion on
one of Arkansas’s pristine rivers. Learn
old-time traditions at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View. Step aboard the USS
Razorback submarine at the Arkansas Inland
Maritime Museum in North Little Rock.
Keep what you find at Crater of Diamonds
State Park in Murfreesboro, the world’s
only diamond mine open to the public.
Catch minor league baseball at North
Little Rock’s Dickey-Stephens Park, home of
the Arkansas Travelers, and at Springdale’s
Arvest Ballpark, home of the Northwest
Arkansas Naturals. Stroll along beautifully
manicured botanical gardens. Indulge in
upscale shopping and fine dining. Play a
round on any or all of the 15 elite courses
listed on The Natural State Golf Trail.
Your Arkansas getaway can be anything
you want it to be. Use your imagination to
create your ideal vacation or view our sample itineraries to get you going.
Six Sample Itineraries
Arkansas is located in the heart of the
American South and has six geographic
regions: Central, Delta, Timberlands,
Ouachitas, River Valley and Ozarks. Below
are six corresponding sample itineraries to
help you plan your great escape.
➊ Arkansas’s Central Region is anchored by
Little Rock, the state’s capital city. Begin
your travels at downtown Little Rock’s Old
State House Museum, which served as the
Arkansas State Capitol until 1911 and now
stands as a museum of Arkansas history
featuring permanent and rotating exhibits.
Go four blocks east to Little Rock’s
River Market District, home to the Clinton
Presidential Center and Park, which houses
the nation’s largest archival collection of
Explore the great outdoors at Pinnacle
Mountain State Park, an oasis in the bustling west Little Rock area. Climb to the
top of Pinnacle Mountain for an incredible
view of the Arkansas River Valley.
Travel southeast via I- 40, I-440 and
Ark. 165 to visit the Scott Plantation
Settlement where various buildings depict
a typical Arkansas plantation. Self-guided
walking tours are available. Located on Ark.
161 is the Plantation Agriculture Museum
where exhibits and programs interpret the
state’s farming heritage. Toltec Mounds
Archeological State Park is located nearby
and preserves the state’s tallest Native
➋ Arkansas’s Delta Region is deeply rooted
in history and heritage. A good place to
begin your adventures is Crowley’s Ridge