Beware!! If you’re traveling through Arkansas this summer, be sure and bring insect spray with you that works well on mosquitoes. We spent the night in northeastern Arkansas recently, and we killed more than 25 mosquitoes in our motel room. I’ve never seen so many mosquitoes in one room. We kept thinking we had killed all of them, and then another one would appear.
We told the lady at the front desk about our problem and she said that because there were so many rice fields and soybean fields in this part of Arkansas, they can’t seem to kill off the mosquitoes. They have small planes and trucks that spray the area but that doesn’t get rid of them. So…if you’re planning on spending the night near rice fields, be sure to pack some insect repellent!