The beginning portion of this tour follows US 71 through the northwest part of Arkansas before passing through some wonderfully rural rugged terrain and ultimately finishing in the spa community of Eureka Springs. Download PDF
The conference gave attendees the opportunity to explore how the area’s natural environment has affected tourism and the roadside’s built environment throughout the late 19th and 20th Centuries. The conference was headquartered in Fayetteville, a vibrant college town that is home to the University of Arkansas.
“I might say our road was steep, rugged, jagged, rough and mountainous…and then wish for some more expressive words in the language.”