Arkansas, situated above Louisiana and below Missouri, is home to more than 210,500 miles of highways, byways, and backcountry roads. From the Ouachita and Ozark Mountains to the Delta flatlands, this Southern State is a prime road trip location!
Nestled in the Boston Mountains, the Ozark Highlands Scenic Byway is a nature lover’s paradise, ideal for everyone from motorcyclists to avid hikers. Lookout Mountain Scenic Loop is comprised of two roads. It offers one of the most exciting and scenic drives, particularly for motorcyclists, as well as a host of opportunities for backpacking, biking, and lake activities. Want to check out the state’s highest point? Mount Magazine Scenic Byway takes you to the top of Mount Magazine, at an elevation of 2,753 feet.
There are so many amazing views to take in and spots to explore in the Natural State, but you’ll need your vehicle to enjoy it all! Whether you’re looking for an escape from the brutal winters of the North or just looking for a fresh start, Caravan Auto Transport makes it easy & affordable to have your car, truck, SUV, or any other vehicle delivered to or from Arkansas. Our auto shipping partners are all fully vetted, licensed, and insured to ensure a smooth transition to your new home. We take the pressure off your shoulders so you can enjoy a drama-free move. Request your free quotes today!
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It can be tempting to jump into your car once it arrives in Arkansas. Be sure to have your bases covered beforehand – residency status, title & registration, driver license, insurance, and so on – so you can enjoy your first road trip without any legal or safety issues.
This step only applies to those relocating to Arkansas from another state who plan to establish their permanent and principal residence in the state (i.e., this does not apply to snowbirds or college students living here temporarily). Arkansas legally requires new residents to take specific steps regarding insurance, car registration, and more based upon the date of residency. It may be challenging to establish an exact date of residence, but here are several steps to help establish it:
Note: Keep the date you establish residency in mind as you review the remaining steps.
Each state sets its own laws regarding auto insurance minimums. In Arkansas, you must purchase an insurance policy from a licensed AR insurance agent with the following coverage amounts:
Note: You must have proof of liability insurance coverage to title and register your vehicle in AR.
If you bring a car into Arkansas from out of state, you must apply for title and registration within 30 days of establishing residency. The good news is that you can do so online at mydmv.arkansas.gov. You will need to have access to the following:
Also, it may be necessary to have these items on hand as well:
You must obtain an Arkansas license within 30 days of establishing residency. You must apply for your license in-person at a local Revenue Office. During the application process, you must:
Looking to escape intense winter weather in the North or elsewhere? The good news is that Arkansas has mild winters! But just because there isn’t much snow here, that doesn’t mean you should not be mindful of car maintenance. To keep your vehicle in tiptop shape, here are some recommendations:
Another great tip is to keep a maintenance/tune-up checklist (either written out or on a device). This way, you won’t forget about the upcoming checkups that could lead to major issues if not addressed promptly. Be safe, and enjoy your time driving in the state of Arkansas!
Are you looking to ship your vehicle to Arkansas from another part of the country? Caravan Auto Transport’s network of vetted, licensed, and insured auto transporters offers safe, efficient transport of your automobile to its destination without running up the miles on the odometer. These reputable Arkansas car shipping companies provide the following services:
The most common method of car transportation, open transport carriers are ideal if you’re looking for an affordable shipping option with speedy delivery. As the name suggests, your car is loaded onto an open-air trailer along with several other vehicles headed to the same destination.
If you desire enhanced security or protection for your vehicle, you may wish to arrange enclosed carrier shipping. Inside a covered trailer, your car is protected from harsh weather conditions and road hazards like dust and dirt. Shipping your vehicle in a closed carrier also enhances its safety during transit by keeping the car concealed.
With a door-to-door car shipping service, you choose the desired pick-up and drop-off locations rather than having to arrange getting your vehicle to or from a transport terminal. Door-to-door shipping is the most convenient choice for shipping your car to or from Arkansas, saving you time and effort.
In a hurry to get your car from one location to the next? Upgrading to expedited shipping ensures a seamless pick-up and drop-off of your vehicle on your schedule. As a priority customer, you receive fast, timely service, so you can get back to driving that much quicker.
When it comes to transporting a classic car, you want an auto transport company that can deliver your vehicle without a single dent or scratch. From vintage Mustangs to antique DeVaux Sports Coupes, our network of classic auto transporters has the expertise and equipment to transport your classic car safely, so it arrives in pristine condition.
Exotic car transporters use specialty equipment, like hydraulic lifts and sophisticated tie-downs, along with enclosed trucks, to keep your valuable car safe during every mile of transit. An enclosed car hauler ensures the ultimate protection for your high-end or luxury vehicle, protecting it from dirt, dust, and debris along the way.
From moving off to college to building your career, there are numerous reasons you may be interested in shipping a car to Arkansas or somewhere outside of the Natural State. Caravan Auto Transport’s network of auto shippers streamlines the car hauling process no matter your reason for transporting your vehicle to or from AR.
When moving cross-country or out-of-state, many people choose to ship their cars rather than add a long road trip to an already stressful and exhausting relocation experience. Leave the logistics of moving your vehicle in the hands of professionals with either open or enclosed vehicle shipping services.
Do you fly South for the winter? Given Arkansas’s hot summers and mild winter temps, it’s not hard to understand why. Start enjoying your escape from frigid North that much sooner by shipping your car and meeting it at your Arkansas destination -- whether you’re wintering in beautiful Bella Vista or Hot Springs.
Arkansas is home to three military bases. From Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville to Fort Chaffee Army Base in Fort Smith, many military personnel are stationed in the Natural State. If you are one of the brave men and women serving our country, we’re happy to serve you with top-notch car transportation to or from Arkansas.
Whether you’ve found the perfect vehicle on Craigslist, eBay, or AutoTrader, you may need some assistance getting it home, especially if it’s sitting on the other side of the country. Instead of flying out to pick it up and putting hundreds or thousands of miles on the odometer just to get it to your driveway, arrange for a hauler to transport your new car for you.
From the notable University of Arkansas to the more intimate Hendrix College, Arkansas has no shortage of top-tier colleges and universities for those seeking to further their education. If you have a college student moving to Arkansas from out-of-state (or vice versa), have their vehicle shipped straight to campus with a fast, affordable auto transport service.
On average, it costs between $500-$1500 to ship a car to Arkansas. Anticipate paying around $1 per mile for the first 1-500 miles, then approximately $.75 for every mile after that. Several factors influence the final cost of shipping your vehicle, including the origin and destination zip codes, the method of transport (open vs. enclosed), the speed of shipment, the type of vehicle, and the time of year. The best way to get an accurate estimate of car shipping costs is by requesting free quotes from our network of auto transport companies.