Welcome to our selection of holiday rentals in Arkansas.
Arkansas, (pronounced AR-kan-saw) is a southern state within the U.S. sharing borders with the states of Missouri; Tennessee, Mississippi; Louisiana, Texas and Oklahoma. Arkansas is a warm state with summer temperatures reaching highs of 32°C offering visitors a pleasant holiday destination.
Arkansas is the home state of several notable people including Johnny Cash and former President of the United States, Bill Clinton. The Clinton Presidential Library, which is located in a 30-Acre city park makes for an interesting place to visit, with a replica of the Oval Office and the Cabinet Room and includes a large collection of presidential papers and artifacts (the largest in U.S. history).
For those who prefer outdoor activities, Arkansas provides much to see and enjoy. Arkansas has a network of fantastic caves to explore, including “Wild Caving” tours for the more physically fit. Hiking is also popular here, and there are numerous trails to explore, many of the trails are long and are designed for those who wish to spend the day backpacking in the countryside. Other activities include mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting, fishing and camping.
Arkansas also offers a variety of more ‘traditional’ things for visitors to enjoy. The Arkansas Spas give visitors the change to relax and remove all the stress of modern day living and include the Hot Springs National Park, with natural thermal baths to enjoy. Visitors can also enjoy the range of restaurants, music festivals, museums and scenic golf courses.
At the present time we are sorry but we do not have any holiday rentals available in Arkansas.
Things to do
Arkansas is a state with various activities, places to see and outdoor adventures to enjoy:
Arkansas has over 1500 miles of hiking trails to choose from. The Arkansas River Trail is one of the latest examples of the opportunity to view the stunning sights of Arkansas whilst walking alongside the beautiful Arkansas River. The trail runs from Little Rock to the Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Many of the trails are used my cyclists, particularly those on mountain bikes.
The Pinnacle Mountain State Park is located to the west of Little Rock, with 2000 acres to explore. Visitors can learn about mans relationship with the environment here and along with many hiking and mountain bike trails, there are also Canoe and boat tours available. The parks main attraction is the Pinnacle Mountain itself, which stands over 1000 feet and dominates the surrounding area.
Other outdoor activities include Golf; Arkansas has many courses to choose from, with a huge range of environments and scenery and a range of difficulty levels. There are also some championship courses for those who want a challenge.
A unique and interesting activity for the family to enjoy is to ‘Dig-Your-Own’ Crystals. The Crystal mines have been bulldozed and all that needs to be done is to search the ground for the crystal. There is also a World Championship event held in October with cash prizes and trophies to be won.
Arkansas offers over 600,000 acres of lakes with a huge range of activities to enjoy on and around them. Fishing is a popular pastime and Arkansas offers some of the best fishing lakes in the United States, with crystal clear waters and very large fish just waiting to be caught, fishing guide services are available. Scuba divers, sailors and hunters can also enjoy the lakes and the stunning area surrounding them.
Arkansas does not operate many international airports; the Arkansas International Airport is the largest international airport in Arkansas. The largest airports in Arkansas are regional or national airports, which primarily serve the rest of the United States. Little Rock National Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Arkansas and handles traffic from across the United States.
Little Rock is the state capital and the largest metropolitan area in Arkansas. Fort Smith is the second largest city in the state and is located in the western region of the state. Other notable cities include; Fayetteville, Springdale, Jonesboro and Jacksonville.
Arkansas’ climate is subtropical and is warmed by the Gulf of Mexico, despite being a state with no coastline. Arkansas has hot but humid summers with temperatures can reach averages of over 30°C. Winter months are cold with lows reaching -5°C. Arkansas is often subject to extreme weather conditions with thunderstorms, hail storms and tornados being frequent features in the state.
Arkansas is located in the southern United States, sharing boarders with Missouri, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas and Oklahoma. The state is landlocked towards the centre of the country and its capital city is Little Rock, which is located in the centre of the state.