Vacationing in Arkansas can offer a wide range of things to see and do. Visitors to Arkansas can choose from great activities for everyone in the family and wonderful places to visit.
Little Rock is the state capitol and home to the Presidential Library of President Bill Clinton, Heifer International, the Arkansas Old State House and the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion. However, visitors looking for more outdoor pursuits can find the Arkansas River Trail, Two Rivers Park and Riverfront Park close to the heart of the city.
The Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View is the only place in the world with the single purpose of preserving the heritage of the Ozark Mountains and presenting it in a unique manner that is designed to entertain. Other historic sites in Arkansas include Civil War sites, historic homes and museums and even the Victorian village of Eureka Springs. Also in Eureka Springs, The Great Passion Play is presented from the first Friday in May to the last Saturday in October. The Great Passion Play is the most popular outdoor drama in the world.
At Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro visitors can dig for diamonds and other gemstones and minerals in the only public facility where you can find diamonds and keep them. Golf is popular throughout the state of Arkansas and the Natural State Golf Trail encompasses twelve courses all across the state.
Arkansas is known as the Natural State and no matter where you go in Arkansas, a place to enjoy nature is close at hand. Arkansas has state parks, man-made lakes, rivers, and nature preserves where visitors can enjoy excellent recreational opportunities. They include hunting, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, camping, horseback riding, guided nature tours and even cabin rentals and other lodging.