What Are Some Tourist Attractions in Arkansas?

Tourist attractions in Arkansas include Terra Studios, Petit Jane State Park, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame and Greers Fairy Lake. Other attractions in Arkansas include the Arkansas Air and Military Museum, Blanchard Spring Caverns, and the Buffalo National River.

At Terra Studios, travelers can learn about basic art techniques, watch pottery demonstrations or watch the making of glass bluebird collectibles. The studio is a non-profit organization that showcases work of local artists and craftsmen, promoting art and creativity. Tour packages and private group classes are available.

Petit Jane State Park offers hiking, fishing and boat rentals as well as pools, playgrounds and areas for picnics. The park boasts over 20 miles of hiking trails that feature ancient geology, the Rock House Cave and the 95 foot Cedar Falls. Spectacular views of Arkansas can be enjoyed from the overlook at the Petit Jean's Gravesite at Stout's Point. Another overlook, the Mary Ann Richter Overlook, provides breathtaking views of Mount Nebo and Mount Magazine.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is located in Bentonville, Arkansas. The museum is free to visit and offers collections of American art, exhibitions and various entertainment programs. Located in the Ozark forest, there are miles of nature trails surrounding the museum for visitors to explore.