The B-17 "Flying Fortress" played a vital role during World War II. A few of the planes are still flying and one flew in at Conway's Cantrell Field to give visitors a once-in-a-lifetime flight. Red Bluff overlook in the middle section of the Buffalo National River near Gilbert, is a popular spot for both photographers and hikers. Historic Calico Rock on the White River has a lot to offer including its own crime lab for students! The White County Pioneer Village in Searcy is a wonderful educational setting that depicts early American life from the 1880's to 1930.