Knowing that Fayetteville is a college town is like knowing a woman only by her measurements – you’ll draw some conclusions from that information, but most of them will be wrong.

Fayetteville, Arkansas

Fayetteville, Arkansas

Robert Rhoads, a 38-year resident and Fayetteville’s Commissioner of Advertising & Promotion says “the town has grown into a most remarkable city that never fails to shock newcomers and visitors alike.” He adds, “I’ve heard repeatedly over the years the defining and universal comment, “it’s nothing like I expected!”".

Fayetteville, Arkansas

Standing in Fayetteville on a sunny Saturday, I can echo that sentiment. I’m struck by how similar the multitude of colorful images is to the childhood experience of traveling via my red Viewmaster. By loading a round reel of photographic images into the slot, a new scene flashed with every click of the lever.

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Nice Pics! Road trip of Arkansas is truly amazing experience as you can able to see many interesting places comes on the way and nearby places.

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Have you been on something similar yourself? I only ask 'cause I'm planning a trip.

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