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Arkansas beaches: Plenty of fun, and no sharks

The folks whose job is promoting tourism in Arkansas know how to put a positive spin on the state's long distance from the nearest seacoast.

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Berryville's three museums cover area's history

Most towns of 5,000 are fortunate to have one museum. Northwest Arkansas' Berryville boasts three, each with its distinctive allures.

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Air museum houses planes, tidbits of history

Older Arkansans should still recognize the name Amelia Earhart, the legendary female aviator who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean in 1937.

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Bentonville museum tells tale of retail titan

A surprising insight at the Walmart Museum is that it took Sam Walton quite a long time to build the world's largest retail enterprise. A quarter-century went by before his business really began taking off.

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Renovated Queen Wilhelmina Lodge reopens

When the first hotel opened atop Rich Mountain as a railway-era resort in 1898, it featured a lavish suite intended for the Dutch queen.

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Byway rolls along scenic, historic Crowley's Ridge

Most of the Arkansas Delta ranks among the lesser scenic regions of the Natural State.

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Art museum's trails exercise body and mind

Art museums aim to exercise the creative imaginations of visitors via the paintings, sculptures and other works on display. That's certainly true at the celebrated Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

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Veterans find rest at Birdeye

A surprise can add zest to any road trip. That was true recently during a drive on Crowley's Ridge, the distinctive geological feature that rises above the Arkansas Delta's flat landscape.

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Feathered fame fleeting, but city still has draws

A decade ago, Brinkley had high hopes that an ivory-billed woodpecker really was lurking somewhere in the nearby Cache River National Wildlife Refuge.

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Pfeiffer family real stars of Hemingway museum

In real life, Ernest Hemingway relished his swaggering headline act as world-famous author and adventurer.