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  • 30-Foot-Tall Dancing Hog

    30-Foot-Tall Dancing Hog

    Fayetteville, Arkansas

    The largest hog in the world, a razorback, and the second tallest statue in Arkansas. Has baby-blue eyes.

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  • Christ of the Ozarks

    Christ of the Ozarks

    Eureka Springs, Arkansas

    The New Holy Land's statue of Jesus towers on a hillside, and could dangle three cars from each wrist.

  • Arkansas Alligator Farm, Home of the Merman

    Arkansas Alligator Farm, Home of the Merman

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    Half-man, half-fish has ruled from his humid perch in an outbuilding since the Alligator Farm first opened.

  • Josephine Tussaud Wax Museum

    Josephine Tussaud Wax Museum

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    Well-preserved time capsule of great old wax figures you can't see anywhere else.

  • Bauxite Museum and Teeth

    Bauxite Museum and Teeth

    Bauxite, Arkansas

    Stained yet healthy "Bauxite Teeth," an unexpected dental consequence of local bauxite mines that provided aluminum for World War II planes.

  • Birthplace of Walmart

    Birthplace of Walmart

    Bentonville, Arkansas

    A corporate museum at the place where Sam Walton's world conquering Walmart began. See his office as he left it.

  • Snake World

    Snake World

    Berryville, Arkansas

    A snake-lovin' guy with a reptile ranch in his yard.

  • The Great Passion Play Theme Park

    The Great Passion Play Theme Park

    Eureka Springs, Arkansas

    A multi-faceted, multi-tentacled religious tourist attraction, with museums, Holy Land tours, a Biblical spectacle and a towering statue.

  • New Holy Land Tour

    New Holy Land Tour

    Eureka Springs, Arkansas

    It's like riding a tram through the Holy Bible, and being allowed to take pictures.

  • Clinton Wedding House

    Clinton Wedding House

    Fayetteville, Arkansas

    Bill and Hillary were married in the living room of their first home in 1975.

  • Gallows of Hanging Judge Parker

    Gallows of Hanging Judge Parker

    Fort Smith, Arkansas

    "Hanging Judge Parker" deserved his reputation. The gallows stand, ready to dispense justice should it ever come to that.

  • Boggy Creek Monster

    Boggy Creek Monster

    Fouke, Arkansas

    The legend of a fierce creature seen since the 1940s, bird crap beard and all, lives on at the Monster Mart.

  • Hot Springs - A Mecca

    Hot Springs - A Mecca

    Hot Springs, Arkansas

    Faded mineral bath town is home of the Merman, President Clinton Teen Boy Trail, Bath House Row and spa history.

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