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Bentonville, Arkansas

Bentonville, Arkansas

The small-town feel of Bentonville belies the corporate energy of Wal-Mart's International Headquarters located near the heart of the city. Established in 1836 as the first county seat in the state of Arkansas, Bentonville has maintained the historic character of the town. Within the city limits, there are 72 historical buildings and homes, including the Peel House Mansion and Historical Gardens. The Bentonville town square embraces a Civil War statue, benches, fountain, and beautiful gardens surrounded by quaint shops, and the Wal-Mart Visitors Center, Sam Walton's original variety store which now traces the origin and growth of Wal-Mart.

Nearby Bella Vista has seven championship-quality golf courses featuring 117 holes of golf, and there's a combination of five more public and private golf courses in Benton County. Water sports and camping are popular at nearby Beaver Lake.

Bentonville is 5 miles from Pea Ridge National Military Park, 19 miles from Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, and 38 miles from Eureka Springs.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Compton Gardens

Gardens including 6.5 acres of native plants, state champion trees, streams, bridges, and walking trails;

Bentonville, AR Gardens

Confederate Monument

Located on the Bentonville Square, surrounded by a fountain.

Bentonville, AR Monuments

Peel House Museum & Historical Garden

Directions: U.S. 71B An Italianate villa built in 1875 by Col. Sam Peel, a prominent early figure in Bentonville history. Restored mansion and gardens open to the public; on-site preservation library.

Bentonville, AR Museums

Center for the Arts in Northwest Arkansas

Musical performances, theatrical productions, visual arts, additional cultural events; call for hours of operation

Bentonville, AR Arts

Edith's Costume Jewelry Museum

Directions: Corner of Moberly and Del White Over 9,000 pieces of costume jewelry are featured in three rooms. They include such brand names as Coro, Sarah Coventry, Monet, Napier, Judy Lee, and more.

Bentonville, AR Museums

Things to do near Bentonville, AR

Natural Bridge

Directions: Located four miles north of Clinton off U.S. 65 Hidden away in the scenic beauty of the Ozarks, this 100-ft. sand...

Fusion Fine Arts Gallery

Local, regional and national artists' works. Also, art supplies - everything from canvases to kids crayons; art classes for a...

Links At Bentonville Golf & Athletic Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Mossy Bluff Trail

Starting from the Garner Visitor Center, .8-mile Mossy Bluff Trail follows the canyon rim overlooking the Little Red River. S...

Lyric Theatre

Harrison's historic downtown square is the site for theatrical productions, concerts, fine arts programs and classic movies. ...