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Mena Vacation Rentals

Mena Travel Guide

Mena, Arkansas is known for being a fabulous outdoor destination, with fall colors and a warm, small town vibe. There are plenty of wonderful attractions in the the great outdoors close to Mena.

Things to Do in Mena

Top attractions include the Talimena National Scenic Byway, awe inspiring during fall for the colors of the leaves. The drive is a 54 mile route covering the high mountain ranges between the Rockies and the Appalachians.

Queen Whilemena State Park is popular for its 360 degree views and for the Queen Wilhelmina Lodge. There are also hiking trails here plus a miniature train at the Mountain Glory Station where you can take in the wonderful views. The Ouachita National Forest is the South’s largest national forest and is well known for its incredible wilderness, animal and plant life, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, and sprigs plus miles of trails, forests, and unspoiled beauty to be explored. White water rafting is possible down at the Cossatot River State Park although it is a rugged and wild stretch with up to class V rapids. In downtown Mena itself visitors will find streets rich in history with buildings and landmarks like Mena's historical commercial district.

Best Time to Visit Mena

Autumn is outstandingly beautiful in the Ouachitas, inspiring artists, and photographers to take to the back country roads and mountains or even in the historic downtown to take in the leaves in all their glory.

Price and Availability Index in Mena

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Mena is in June, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Mena is in the high season in July. Mena has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Mena tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Mena tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Wednesdays.

The Weather in Mena

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Mena. The warmest months in Mena are June and July, when temperatures reach 108 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 5 ˚F. The wettest month in Mena is February with 18.78 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.01 inches of rain.

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