Fall

Arkansas is one of the best places to see fall foliage. Every autumn, nature paints the mountains and valleys of The Natural State with gorgeous hues of gold, red and orange. Many of Arkansas’s visitors come for special fall vacations to catch a glimpse (and take some incredible photos) of the season. An array of scenic drives showcases autumn’s finest while allowing you to explore the state’s varied topography.

One of the foods most recognized as true Southern is cornbread.  However, we go owe Native Americans a big thank you since they are credited with creating the first versions of this popular quick bread. You can celebrate this popular food at the 5th annual Arkansas Cornbread Festival, Saturday, Nov. 7 in downtown Little Rock. …
Capitalizing on the beauty of the autumn landscape of the Buffalo National River, the National Park Service offers free ranger-guided tours of the Boxley Grist Mill on Arkansas 43 in Boxley Valley (Newton County) each weekend in October. These tours run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and last about 30 …
Mules are known to be stubborn. This weekend that idea will be put to the test at the 27th annual Pea Ridge Mule Jump on Oct. 10. The Jump takes place next to Pea Ridge High School at the junction of Weston and McCulloch streets. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for ages 6-12, and …
The state’s biggest entertainment production, the Arkansas State Fair, is always eagerly anticipated and there are numerous reasons why. What’s your favorite fair experience? The wacky food? The music? The livestock? Horses? Arts and crafts? The thrills of the carnival midway? And that’s not all you can choose from. The entertainment line-up for this year’s …
This October is a great time to get the entire family out and about to enjoy The Natural State. In Eastern Arkansas, these fun events offer something for everyone. Davidsonville Historic State Park in Pocahontas celebrates the season with the Ghosts of Davidsonville Fall Festival on Oct. 10. There’s a chill in the air, color …
Fall means many things to different people. For me, it means cooler temperatures, pumpkins…and Pumpkin Hollow! And Pumpkin Hollow is now open! Located near Piggott, Pumpkin Hollow offers something for everyone. Home of Arkansas’s first cornfield maze, Pumpkin Hollow includes a new “puzzle” each fall, along with a huge pumpkin patch. You can select your …
When the lazy hot days of summer pass and the cooler crisp air of fall moves in, the great outdoors beckons. The Natural State offers many ways to see the changing leaves up close or via sweeping panoramas. Try these ideas for getting outside to hike, bike, ride, drive or paddle in the Arkansas Ozarks. …