Need an idea for what you can still book and do here in Arkansas? Here are four ideas. Book some place to stay, get in the car and get going, even if it's just for a few days, before summer is gone.
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|I wasn't kidding about the makeup table.
|Hope Watermelon Festival.
|Printing press at Historic Washington State Park.
|Better than a sauna, the working
blacksmith shop gets really hot during the
summer, but where else can you learn the
awesome history of the Bowie knife?
|The Mark Martin Museum, inside Mark Martin Ford.
|Watermelon relays at the Cave City Watermelon Festival.
Lake Chicot State Park. The lake's well known for fishing and swimming both. Wake up each morning with a Bean Boy omelet at JJ's Cafe, grab some of those well-known
|One of Rhoda's famous hot tamales.
In the heat of the day, take a tour of Lakeport Plantation (yes, it's air conditioned!) and take in art at the (also air conditioned) Guachoya Art Center. Of course, you should also shop at Paul Michael's.
|An exhibit at the World War II Japanese American Internment
Museum in McGehee.
|If the heat doesn't bother you, consider a
trip around the River Trail, including a
ride or walk across the Clinton Bridge.
|The Arkansas Museum of Discovery, or AMOD.
|There's a great exhibit dedicated to Arkansas-filmed movies
and TV shows on the second floor of the Old Statehouse Museum.
|Bagels at Andina's Cafe.
Best of all, even if you don't manage to fit any of these trips into your summer, they're still all there and waiting for you this fall. Need more suggestions? Email me at email@example.com or drop me a note on Twitter @TieDyeTravels. Have a great vacation!