Local Attractions

POINTS OF INTEREST

Sunken Lands Cultural Roadway   Explore the rich delta history along the Sunken Lands Cultural sunken lands loopRoadway.  Named for the area that sank after the New Madrid Earthquakes in 1811-1812, this loop off of the Great River Road will take you to historical treasures throughout Northeast Arkansas.   

Marked Tree Delta Area Museum Behind a late 1800s general store facade, this museum has a replica of a small-town community hospital and an early history gallery that includes Indian pottery from the 13th century and telephone exhibits from the early 1900s. 308 Frisco Street, Marked Tree, AR 72365. (870) 358-4998

Whitton Farms Whitton farms is a small, organically-inspired, specialty crop farm in the Arkansas Delta. The farm is loved, cultivated, & adored by owners Keith & Jill Forrester. Both Keith & Jill 91258dac07d610f501d688835ba90e32Forrester are former public school teachers turned farmers! The farmland has been in the Forrester family for almost 100 years. although the foundation of the farm was built on raising cotton, Keith & Jill are working to turn their soil into a lush, fresh-food mecca. Today, the Forrester’s farm today is raised on retired pasture land where Keith’s Grandfather Jess allowed his many horses to graze for 50 years or more. The Forrester’s use those very fields to grow all sorts of heirloom vegetables, fruit, cut flowers, herbs, trees, mushrooms, poultry and pork. 5157 West State Highway 118, Tyronza, AR 72386. (901) 526-1361

RESTAURANTS – Tyronza

Clara’s Midway Café Home cooking based on family recipes. Great homemade pies made from scratch. 153 North Main Street, Tyronza, AR 72386. (870) 487-2090

Tyboogie’s Cafe Housed in an old grocery store listed on National Register of Historic Places. Farm-to-table country cooking featuring local produce and catfish. 197 Main Street, Tyronza, AR 72386. Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 11:00 am-8:00 pm; Fri.-Sat. 11:00am-9:00pm; Sun. 11:00 am-2:00 pm. (870) 487-2054

RESTAURANTS/FAST FOOD – Marked Tree

Chester’s Chicken Fried chicken. 104 US Highway 63W., Marked Tree, AR 72365. (870) 358-4001

Chicken Stop Fast Food. 113 US Highway 63 West, Marked Tree, AR 72365. (870) 358-3877. Hours: Monday – Saturday 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sunday 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Hog Wild BBQ Bar-B-Que. 201 Broadway Street, Marked Tree, AR 72365. (870) 358-4888. Hours: Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. — 9 p.m.

McDonald’s Fast Food. 208 Hester Parker Drive, Marked Tree, AR 72365. (870) 358-2345

Pizza Patch Pizza restaurant. 100 US Highway 63 West, Marked Tree, AR 72365. (870) 358-4001

Pizza Pro Located in Bill’s Fresh Market. 206 Hester Parker Drive, Marked Tree, AR 72365.

Puerto Escondido Mexican Restaurant. 114 Railroad Street, Marked Tree, AR 72365. (870) 358-1071 Hours: Monday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 11 a.m. — 9 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Subway Sandwiches Fast Food. Inside Jordan’s Qwik Stop. 103 Hwy 63B, Marked Tree, AR 72365.

Walker’s Dairy Freeze Walker’s Dairy Freeze is locally owned and operated. It was purchased by Evelyn Walker in the early 1980’s and she still owns it today. You can usually find her there from open to close. 101 Hwy 63, Marked Tree, AR 72365. (870) 358-2508 Hours: Monday – Saturday 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.; Sunday 10:30 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.

LODGING

Days Inn and Suites 400 Commerce Drive, Trumann, AR 72472. (870)483-8383

Regency Inn 3635 Interstate 55, Marion, AR 72364. (870) 739-3278

Comfort Inn 2799 I-55 Service Road, Marion, AR 72364. (870) 739-2323

LOCAL BUSINESSES

A & A Food Store Food mart and gas station. 123 School Street, Tyronza AR 72386.

Fred’s Super Dollar Store Discount Store. 103 Dawson Street, Marked Tree AR 72365. Hours: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. (870) 358-2373

Dollar General Store Discount Store. 212 Hester Parker Drive, Marked Tree AR 72365.

Bill’s Fresh Market This location features Bill’s Famous Meat Department as well as a Deli, Bakery, Frozen Foods, Dairy, Produce and Grocery Department. Our Customer Service Department can cash paychecks and features Western Union to send and receive money. 206 Hester Parker Drive, Marked Tree, AR 72365. (870) 358-5050

Jordan’s Qwik Stop #11 104 US Highway 63B, Marked Tree AR 72365. (870) 358-2340. Hours: Monday – Sunday 5 a.m. – 12 a.m.

Linda’s Flowers & Gifts Florist and gifts. 32 Frisco Street, Marked Tree, AR 72365 (870)358-3785. Hours: Monday – Tuesday, Thursday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Wednesday 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Sunday closed.

Family Care Pharmacy Pharmacy. 98 Highway 63B Ste A, Marked Tree, AR 72365.
(870) 358-2484. Hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Find Family Care Pharmacy on Facebook!

Shinny’s Nyal Drugstore Dr. J.R. Black established the first drug store at Marked Tree, in 1892. The present Nyal Drug store was established by him in 1910, and has been in the continuous operation ever since. 42 Frisco Street, Marked Tree AR 72365. (870) 358-2135.