Arkansas Top 10 Attractions

6: Clinton Presidential Center

Clinton Presidential Center
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Ed Schipul

For a really diverse, fascinating and educational day out, a visit to the Clinton Presidential Center is a must. There are plenty to see and do here, as you take in the many sights, attractions and facilities on this seventeen acre site. You will be able to browse a range of educational exhibits and take tours, experience the inside of the Oval Office and take a seat at the Resolute Desk, pay a visit to the Clinton Museum Store, and enjoy lunch at the onsite restaurant amongst other things. The center also offers a variety of educational programs with various camps and activities for different ages.

Address: 1200 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201

7: Thorncrown Chapel

Thorncrown Chapel
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Thorncrown Chapel

Towering at forty-eight feet, Thorncrown Chapel enjoys a wonderful setting tucked away in woodland. This is an architectural masterpiece, which opened in 1980. Its unique design and beauty have resulted in the chapel being awarded a variety of architectural awards. It is a building that is both inspirational and spectacular in terms of its design, with millions of people having visited since it opened. Those who want to pay a visit to this eye-catching religious structure will find that there is plenty of parking available. Better still, there is no admission fee but donations are gratefully received.

Address: 12968 U.S. 62, Eureka Springs, AR 72632

8: Arkansas Air & Military Museum

Arkansas Air & Military Museum
Photo Courtesy: Wikimedia/Michael Barera

The Arkansas Air & Military Museum is home to vintage aircrafts ranging from the golden era of aviation to the jet era. The exhibits in the museum displays variety of military vehicles, aircraft, and artifacts. Some of the aircrafts in the museum are the country's only surviving varieties of aircraft that belong to the golden era of aviation as well as World War I. This museum is definitely worth the visit if you are any kind of history or aircraft buff.

Address: 4290 S School Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701

9: Crater of Diamonds State Park

Crater of Diamonds State Park
Photo Courtesy: Wikimedia/Doug Wertman

Known as the only diamond-producing site in the world that is open to the public, the Crater of Diamonds State Park provides you with a unique experience that you will never forget. Hunt through more than 37 and a half acres of plowed field which is the eroded surface of an ancient volcanic crater. If you are lucky, you might chance upon diamonds and some semi-precious stones that were brought about by the eruption of a volcano some 100 million years ago.

Address: 209 State Park Rd, Murfreesboro, AR 71958

10: Garvan Woodland Gardens

Garvan Woodland Gardens

Explore the gorgeous flora of Arkansas right here at the Garvan Woodland Gardens. Stroll through rows and rows of beautiful gardens such as the Ellen Edmondson Great Lawn, the Hixson Family Nature Preserve, and the Dierks Promenade. Learn how to conserve the environment at the Bonsai Garden and Learning Center. Take lots of pictures, make tons of memories, and have fantastic stay at the Gardens.

Address: 550 Arkridge Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913

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