15 Best Small Towns to Visit in Arkansas

4. El Dorado, Arkansas

El Dorado, Arkansas

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El Dorado, Arkansas

El Dorado is located in Union County. Nicknamed “Arkansas’s Original Boomtown” for the oil boom of the 1920s, El Dorado still continues to maintain its place in the oil industry and is the headquarters Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission and other refineries.

Explore the downtown area – it is an award-winning renovated area full of shops, galleries and restaurants. Jefferson Street is especially recommended; you can see a typical London red telephone booth on the street corner! If you’re feeling artsy, visit the Pottery House, or the South Arkansas Arboretum. Treat yourself to a luxurious meal at Fayrays and catch up on some rest at Union Square Guest Showers.

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