Tucked away in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains lies a small community whose heart radiates with warmth and kindness. Nestled in the central region of the state, Sweet Home, Arkansas, offers visitors the perfect blend of history, culture, and adventure. Believed by many to have been derived from the area’s original timber industry, Sweet Home earned its name from the loggers who would return from the working fields in the evening and comment that they felt as if they had just come “home sweet home.” Other historians speculate that the name was chosen in tribute to an early settler who settled in the area with his wife after the earlier US census officially listed their home of Pennsylvania as “Sweet Home. Visit this link for more information.
Whichever version is true, it’s evident that Sweet Home has long welcomed the weary traveler with open arms and a welcoming embrace and is now the perfect destination for travelers seeking to both explore and relax. Sweet Home is an inviting, friendly small town that offers visitors a warm sense of hospitality that cannot be experienced in most places. No trip to Sweet Home is complete until travelers take the time to experience the culture of the city. From lakeside campfire stories to vintage car tours, Sweet Home offers a variety of ways to experience the past, present, and future of the region. The area is also home to some of Arkansas’ greatest sites, such as DeGray Lake Resort, which is both a state park and a recreational lake, and the historic site of Central High School in Little Rock which was a focal point during the desegregation of the school system in 1957. See here for information about Exploring the Rich History of Sherwood, Arkansas.