One Tank Travels

Day trips in Arkansas can be just as satisfying as week-long vacations. To prove it, we’ve put together a list of short vacation getaways in Arkansas that you can enjoy on only one tank of fuel. Head out on one of these great day trips in Arkansas to explore something new or revisit an old favorite spot.

Want more? Find weekend escapes and other short vacation getaways in The Natural State on our Trip Ideas page.

I visited Ridgeline Trails last October. Below is the article I wrote about the trail system. Enjoy! The Ridgeline Trails in Vandervoort provide visitors a chance to enjoy over 15 miles of private forested trails. Located around 4 miles from the Cossatot River and surrounded on all sides by the Ouachita National Forest, Ridgeline encompasses …
We invite you to have “More Fun Per Gallon”  in Arkansas this year. Each day we will be blogging on different Arkansas destinations that can be reached on one tank of gas or less. This is basically every corner of The Natural State. We hope these suggestions help you in planning a trip to remember.  Winding …
Begin your day at the Arkansas Arts Center, the state’s largest arts facility, located in historic MacArthur Park in downtown Little Rock. Acclaimed for its outstanding collection of works on paper, the center also has a first-class selection of oils, watercolors, acrylics and sculpture. Nationally prominent traveling exhibits such as “World of The Pharaohs: Treasures of Egypt …
We invite you to have “More Fun Per Gallon”  in Arkansas this year. Each day we will be blogging on different Arkansas destinations which can be reached on one tank of gas or less. This is basically every corner of The Natural State. We hope these suggestions help you in planning a trip to remember. Today’s …
 UPDATE from the National Parks Service: “Due to the potential threat of extreme weather from Isaac in the Ozarks, Buffalo National River Park Administration is postponing this Saturday’s (Sept.1) 40th celebration  of the River at Tyler Bend.  We hope we get beneficial rain but no severe weather and/or flooding.  We’ll send updates as they are made available to …
  Thousands of people travel I-30 between Little Rock and Benton daily. What they may not know is while they are whizzing by, they are passing some interesting attractions and dining opportunities. To me, this stretch is a terrific source for shopping if you like antique stores and flea markets. You can literally spend a …
  We invite you to have “More Fun Per Gallon” in Arkansas this year. Each day we will be blogging on different Arkansas destinations which can be reached on one tank of gas or less. This is basically every corner of The Natural State. We hope these suggestions help you in planning a trip to …
  We invite you to have “More Fun Per Gallon”  in Arkansas this year. Each day we will be blogging on different Arkansas destinations that can be reached on one tank of gas or less. This is basically every corner of The Natural State. We hope these suggestions help you in planning a trip to remember. …