Category Archives: Roadside Attractions

Weinkeller Restaurant

Altus, Arkansas, is the center of the state’s wine-making area. One of the vineyards, Wiederkehr Wine Cellars, is home to Weinkeller Restaurant, which specializes in Swiss-inspired food. The restaurant is one of several buildings designed to look like a village, … Continue reading

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Ed Walker’s Drive-In

Somewhere or other, I found a list of the best drive-in in each state. This was Arkansas’ claim to fame. It’s been around since 1943. It brags about having the largest cheeseburger (5 pounds of meat) and the only curbside … Continue reading

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Fort Chaffee Barbershop Museum

This museum, located on the grounds of Fort Chaffee, is dedicated to that important moment when Elvis got his famous sideburns trimmed upon induction to the Army. The room that housed the barbershop has been redone, with photos of Elvis’ … Continue reading

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Tiny Town Depot

Frank Moshinskie built a train display around the family Christmas tree every year. After a while, he decided it was too fun to take down. He kept adding to it and the end result is Tiny Town. It’s just the … Continue reading

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McClard’s Bar-B-Q

McClard’s has been around since 1942 but became famous when Bill Clinton named it as a favorite spot. It’s on a lot of lists of things to do in Arkansas, but I’d never been. Even on a Wednesday, it was … Continue reading

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