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Conway, Arkansas

Conway, Arkansas

A bustling college town that is one of the fastest growing communities in the state, Conway is located approximately 30 miles northwest of Little Rock. Being the home to not one but three colleges - University of Central Arkansas, Hendrix and Central Baptist - means there's always something going on whether it's a theatrical production, an art exhibit, a concert or a lecture by a nationally known speaker. The Arkansas River and Lake Conway provide excellent fishing while Beaverfork Lake is popular for water recreation. Shopping and antiquing prospects abound as do opportunities for both fine and casual dining. The city's annual early May festival - Toad Suck Daze - is one of the largest and most popular in the state.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Faulkner County Museum

Housed in the historic 1869-1896

Conway, AR Museums

Greathouse Home

Located on the grounds of the Faulkner County Courthouse, this home was built in 1830 east of Conway and was restored in 1966 by the Faulkner County Historical Society. An excellent example of the dog-trot style of architecture, it is open for tours spring through fall.

Conway, AR Historic Homes

Playworld Family Fun Center

Offers miniature golf, video game arcade, large-scale maze

Conway, AR Fun Centers

Lake Beaverfork

Lake Beaverfork lies along the east side of Ark. 25, north of the Conway city limits. There is a boat ramp available for boating, fishing and skiing. The park also has picnic, sports and swimming areas.

Conway, AR Recreation

Lake Conway

The largest Game and Fish Commission lake in the country at 6,700 acres; popular for catfish, bream and bass fishing.

Conway, AR Recreation

Things to do near Conway, AR

EpiSphere Digital Dome Aerospace Education Center

The Aerospace Education Center's newest attraction -- a 55 foot dome screen which hangs suspended inside the 75-feet-by-75-fe...

Wild River Country

Unique water theme park; The Cyclone, Vertigo, the Pipeline, Vortex, the Accelerator and Black Lightning and White Lightning ...

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum

Includes the historic submarine USS Razorback (tours available), the World War II tugboat USS Hoga, a 1939 towboat M/V Patrio...

Chenal Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

North Little Rock Historic Sites

Tour includes the Baker House Bed and Breakfast, the Old Mill, City Hall and other historic structures. ...