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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


Central Arkansas Library -- Main Branch

State-of-the-art library occupies a former furniture warehouse in the River Market district. GROUPS: Meeting rooms free during library hours; multi-purpose facility with formal garden and catering kitchen can accommodate up to 250 during or after hours.

Little Rock, AR Libraries

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

Quapaw Quarter Historic District

Historic neighborhoods in the downtown area -- MacArthur Park and Governor'

Little Rock, AR Historic Districts

Arkansas Governor's Mansion

Home of all Arkansas Governors since its completion in 1950. Has private and public rooms, historical grounds. A bust of former President Clinton is displayed just inside the grounds.

Little Rock, AR Historic Buildings

Things to do near Little Rock, AR

Cadron Valley Country Club

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

North Little Rock Historic Sites

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

Lorance Creek Natural Area

Directions: From Little Rock, take I-530 (U.S. 65) south towards Pine Bluff, approximately 10 miles; take Exit 9 (Bingham Roa...

Beebe Speedway

Racing modifieds, street and hobby stocks, mini-stocks and special racing series on a one-fourth mile dirt oval Fridays at 8 ...

Country Club Of Little Rock

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...