WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE TO ARKANSAS    

OZARKS CULTURE

Welcome to the Ozarks! You will soon wake to the beauty of scenic byways, picturesque vistas, hot springs, serene mountains, rolling plains and, of course, the pristine lake shore.

DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH

You can search for precious stones such as diamonds, agate, amethyst and garnet at the Crater for Diamonds State Park. In case city life is your thing, Arkansas is also home to college towns and business metropolis communities.

CLIMATE

Arkansas weather is very humid in the summers, especially at lower elevations where it can hover around 98 degrees. When heavy rains start to fall, its time to be careful while driving as cut-off bridges and flooded roads are very common.

DRIVERS LICENSE

To have your driver’s license updated to an Arkansas ID, you can visit the DMV. If your out-of- state license is valid, there is no need to take exams. If expired for over 31 days, tests are required.

REAL ESTATE

Arkansas homes are listed at an average price of $218,500 with median sales price of just above $123,000. For more information, visit theAlaska Arkansas Association of Realtors.

MOVING & STORAGE

One of the secrets to successful relocation is working with a reliable & reputable company. Before your move to Arkansas, be sure to check with the US DOT or the FMSCA to make sure your mover is legitimate.

44 Fun Things to Do in Arkansas

Cool, hidden, and unusual things to do in Arkansas. Check out this article by Atlas Obscura for some fun ideas on what to do when you arrive.

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

TCWR’s 459 acres is home to big cats including tigers, lions, ligers, leopards, cougars, servals, and bobcats as well as bears and four other animal species.

Ozark Activities

Biking, hiking, canoeing, ziplines, waterskiing, waterfalls, local art, golf, parks and more. Whatever you want, the Ozark Mountain Region of Arkansas has something for you.