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Little Rock, Arkansas

Little Rock, Arkansas

Arkansas's capital city, Little Rock began on the Arkansas River and years later it's still the place to be with the bustling River Market District featuring restaurants, shops, bars, museums and hotels. A great new addition to the area is hte Clinton Presidential Center & Park, which has been welcoming crowds of visitors since opening in November of 2004.

The arts flourish here with the Arkansas Arts Center, housing one of the most-acclaimed collections of works on paper in the country. Fine and casual dining are abundant, as are performing arts opportunities. Numerous museums covering everything from science and Arkansas history to the role of the military in the state and Black history are also found here. A good way to get an overview of Little Rock and its major attractions is onboard a Little Rock Tours state-of-the-art bus. The tours, which depart daily from the River Market District, feature knowledgeable guides and relevant Hollywood and news clips shown on screens throughout the bus.

Outdoor lovers won't be disappointed either with numerous city parks offering running/walking trails, fishing, ball fields and picnic areas. Just to the west of town is Pinnacle Mountain State Park, a day-use park which offers a birds-eye view of the city from its summit.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

AMTRAK

Cities served in Arkansas by AMTRAK include Walnut Ridge, Little Rock, Malvern, Hot Springs, Arkadelphia, Texarkana.

Little Rock, AR Excursions

EMOBA (The Museum of Black Arkansans)

The Museum of Black Arkansans and Performing Arts has exhibits on prominent Black Arkansans and the African-American experience. Guided tours available; gift shop; open February-September;

Little Rock, AR Museums

Little Rock Central High Museum

Located in a renovated Mobil Service Station across from Central High School National Historic Site, the permanent exhibit, "All the World is Watching Us: Little Rock and the 1957 Crisis" details the events of the 1957

Little Rock, AR Museums

Little Rock Tours

Daily sightseeing tours of Pulaski County; four DVD monitors with surround sound show video and movie clips about the area;

Little Rock, AR Tours

Little Rock Zoo

Nationally-accredited 40-acre zoological garden, housing over 725 mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians in a natural tree-shaded atmosphere; petting zoo, gift shop, food; miniature train rides.

Little Rock, AR Zoos

Things to do near Little Rock, AR

J&P Ranch

Directions: Take I-40 East to the Kerr Road Exit. Go right onto Kerr Road and go about 2 blocks to McCoy Lane. Make a right o...

Cypress Creek Golf Club -Mountain Springs

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days...

Historic Arkansas Museum

Directions: Located in the heart of downtown Little Rock two blocks southeast of the Peabody Hotel and within short walking d...

Harding University Stevens Art Center

Two galleries featuring works of students and faculty; visiting exhibitions. ...

Foxwood Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...