Robert Esterly Antiques has long specialized in custom-made furniture and restorations, while Fleshman’s Antiques (which is owned by former New Market mayor Rick Fleshman and open only on weekends) features local period cherry and walnut furniture.

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Population: 366 You could call it “Alabama’s Aspen.” Set about 50 miles southwest of Chattanooga, near the base of Lookout Mountain, this hidden hamlet and artists’ haven features a large collection of regionally made arts and crafts.

Population: 582 Delightful Eminence sits less than 30 minutes away from the entrance to the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, a federally protected natural area running 134 miles along the Current and Jacks Fork rivers.

They’re fed by more than 50 natural springs that offer crystal waters beside rounded bluffs filled with fall color.

Take a short drive southward to view the tumbling waters at De Soto State Park; do some serious leaf peeping during a scenic fall color hike at Little River Canyon National Preserve; and plow some powder or swing a club (depending on the season) at Cloudmont Ski and Golf Resort, the state’s only spot for snowy downhill slipping and sliding during the winter.

Population: 450 Set in the Ozark Mountains, about 60 miles southeast of Eureka Springs, Jasper offers a collection of unique local shops, the famous fare of the Ozark Cafe, and the nearby Cliff House Inn & Restaurant with spectacular views of “Arkansas’ Grand Canyon.” Head south from downtown and follow Scenic Byway 7 (which was named one of the prettiest drives in America) to the hiking trails and rustic cabins of the 1.2 million-acre Ozark National Forest.Population: 734 Peanuts and politics played a hand in the development of Plains, which is about an hour southeast of Columbus. Lining Main Street are mom-and-pop shops, dining spots, and lodging at the Plains Historic Inn & Antiques.You can score plenty of the local legumes (fried, salted, covered in chocolate, or made into brittle) at Jean and Bobby Salter’s Plain Peanuts.A largely hidden gem, it has snow white sand, a variety of rental condos at Beach Colony Resort, and some of the area’s best restaurants.Soak up the sun while sipping on a cool drink at Juana’s Pagodas and Sailors’ Grill.The Rabbit Hash Historical Society helped raise thousands of dollars for the store’s restoration by letting residents and visitors vote for a local canine to serve a term as the town’s unofficial mayor (at

Population: 450 Set in the Ozark Mountains, about 60 miles southeast of Eureka Springs, Jasper offers a collection of unique local shops, the famous fare of the Ozark Cafe, and the nearby Cliff House Inn & Restaurant with spectacular views of “Arkansas’ Grand Canyon.” Head south from downtown and follow Scenic Byway 7 (which was named one of the prettiest drives in America) to the hiking trails and rustic cabins of the 1.2 million-acre Ozark National Forest.Population: 734 Peanuts and politics played a hand in the development of Plains, which is about an hour southeast of Columbus. Lining Main Street are mom-and-pop shops, dining spots, and lodging at the Plains Historic Inn & Antiques.You can score plenty of the local legumes (fried, salted, covered in chocolate, or made into brittle) at Jean and Bobby Salter’s Plain Peanuts.A largely hidden gem, it has snow white sand, a variety of rental condos at Beach Colony Resort, and some of the area’s best restaurants.Soak up the sun while sipping on a cool drink at Juana’s Pagodas and Sailors’ Grill.The Rabbit Hash Historical Society helped raise thousands of dollars for the store’s restoration by letting residents and visitors vote for a local canine to serve a term as the town’s unofficial mayor (at $1 a pop per vote). The general store’s revival has encouraged other neighboring businesses, such as The Old Hashienda inn and Verona Vineyards.

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Population: 450 Set in the Ozark Mountains, about 60 miles southeast of Eureka Springs, Jasper offers a collection of unique local shops, the famous fare of the Ozark Cafe, and the nearby Cliff House Inn & Restaurant with spectacular views of “Arkansas’ Grand Canyon.” Head south from downtown and follow Scenic Byway 7 (which was named one of the prettiest drives in America) to the hiking trails and rustic cabins of the 1.2 million-acre Ozark National Forest.

Population: 734 Peanuts and politics played a hand in the development of Plains, which is about an hour southeast of Columbus. Lining Main Street are mom-and-pop shops, dining spots, and lodging at the Plains Historic Inn & Antiques.

You can score plenty of the local legumes (fried, salted, covered in chocolate, or made into brittle) at Jean and Bobby Salter’s Plain Peanuts.

A largely hidden gem, it has snow white sand, a variety of rental condos at Beach Colony Resort, and some of the area’s best restaurants.

Soak up the sun while sipping on a cool drink at Juana’s Pagodas and Sailors’ Grill.

The Rabbit Hash Historical Society helped raise thousands of dollars for the store’s restoration by letting residents and visitors vote for a local canine to serve a term as the town’s unofficial mayor (at $1 a pop per vote). The general store’s revival has encouraged other neighboring businesses, such as The Old Hashienda inn and Verona Vineyards.

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Population: 450 Set in the Ozark Mountains, about 60 miles southeast of Eureka Springs, Jasper offers a collection of unique local shops, the famous fare of the Ozark Cafe, and the nearby Cliff House Inn & Restaurant with spectacular views of “Arkansas’ Grand Canyon.” Head south from downtown and follow Scenic Byway 7 (which was named one of the prettiest drives in America) to the hiking trails and rustic cabins of the 1.2 million-acre Ozark National Forest.

Population: 734 Peanuts and politics played a hand in the development of Plains, which is about an hour southeast of Columbus. Lining Main Street are mom-and-pop shops, dining spots, and lodging at the Plains Historic Inn & Antiques.

You can score plenty of the local legumes (fried, salted, covered in chocolate, or made into brittle) at Jean and Bobby Salter’s Plain Peanuts.

A largely hidden gem, it has snow white sand, a variety of rental condos at Beach Colony Resort, and some of the area’s best restaurants.

a pop per vote). The general store’s revival has encouraged other neighboring businesses, such as The Old Hashienda inn and Verona Vineyards.