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Journeys of Discovery: Exploring Arkansas “The Natural State” with tourism director

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Thomas Wilmer
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Travis Napper, Director of Tourism for the State of Arkansas.

Join correspondent Tom Wilmer in Little Rock, Arkansas for a conversation with Arkansas State Tourism Director, Travis Napper. Arkansas’s moniker is “The Natural State” as there’s an eye-popping litany of outdoor activities that attract visitors from around the world.Of course there’s also no shortage of traditional attractions, from historic homes to a rip roaring, trendsetting culinary experiences and a plethora of attractions.

Highlights include the Clinton Presidential Library and adjacent River Market District in Little Rock, to the Ozark Folk Center State Park and the scenic Buffalo National River in northwest Arkansas.

Come along for an insider’s look at The Natural State with Travis Napper as our tour guide.

Underwriting support for Journeys of Discovery provided by Nashville's Big Back Yard economic initiative focused on rural communities in the southwest quarter of Tennessee and the Shoals Region of Northern Alabama.

You are invited to subscribe to the Lowell Thomas Award-winning podcast travel show, Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer, featured on the NPR Podcast DirectoryiHeartRadioApple Podcast.

Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.
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