Autumn in the Ozarks… From the seat of your car, the back of a motorcycle, or the passenger car of an excursion train, take in the rugged natural beauty of Northwest Arkansas on one of these great rides!
NWA’s Scenic Byways and Trails
Nearby scenic byways include the Pig Trail (Ark. Hwy. 23), Ozark Highlands Scenic Byway (Ark. Hwy. 21), Scenic 7 Byway, Scenic 71 Loop, and I-49 Scenic Byway. Others are Scenic Hwy. 12, U.S. 62, and Ark. Hwys. 123, 59, 43, and 74. Visit arkansas.com for more info.
Top Motorcycle Rides
Eureka Springs is a hub for great motorcycle rides, as is Rogers, and Fayetteville is host to the annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ motorcycle rally on Sept. 21-24. Our bike-friendly region has numerous routes worthy of a ride, including Ark. 21, the Pig Trail (Ark. Hwy. 23), Beaver Town Bridge (Ark. Hwy. 187), and more. Additional info at arkansas.com.
Arkansas & Missouri Railroad Scenic Tours
Ride in style on the meticulously restored antique passenger cars, ranging from the 1920s to the 1950s, while conductors enhance the journey with anecdotes about the area’s rich history. The train travels to the top of the scenic Boston Mountains and into the historic Arkansas River Basin. Visit amrailroad.com for day-excursion ticketing options.
Fall Foliage Update
With the landscape painted in beautiful golds and reds, fall colors in Northwest Arkansas are simply incredible! Keep tabs on the best places to see the colors as they reveal themselves with this Arkansas Fall Foliage Update.