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North Little Rock, Arkansas

North Little Rock, Arkansas

North Little Rock is centrally located with I-30, I-40, I-440 and U.S. 67/167 all converging into the city. Located on the north shore of the Arkansas River North Little Rock is a shopping mecca with the state's largest mall -- McCain Mall -- along with numerous smaller shopping centers that encircle the McCain Boulevard exit off the interstate. In the planning stages is The Shoppes at North Hills complex which will be anchored by a Bass Pro Shop. In addition numerous antique malls are scattered throughout town. A "don't miss" attraction is the Old Mill, an authentic reproduction of an old water-powered grist mill which appears in the opening scene of the classic movie, "Gone with the Wind." Alltel Arena hosts college and NBA basketball games plus concerts by major entertainers. The city parks system is one of the best with Burns Park and North Shore Riverwalk two of the most popular. Burns Park is huge, covering more than 1,500 acres. It has facilities for numerous sports while the Riverwalk is a lighted walkway and jogging/fitness trail running parallel to the Arkansas River. In the summer Wild River Country is the place to beat the heat.

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Wild River Country

Unique water theme park; The Cyclone, Vertigo, the Pipeline, Vortex, the Accelerator and Black Lightning and White Lightning provide water fun. Other attractions include the Lazy River, River Rapids, Wave Pool, Tidal Wave, Lily Pad Walk; Tad Pool has 11 children'

North Little Rock, AR Water Parks

Burns Park

Directions: Exit 150 off I-40 1,600-acre park featuring a pre-Civil War log cabin; covered bridge; 36-hole golf course; indoor, outdoor tennis courts; camping, picnic area, horse trail, ball fields; amusement park; disk and miniature golf;

North Little Rock, AR Parks

Arkansas National Guard Museum

Directions: Take Exit 150 Off I-40 And Follow Signs To Camp Robinson. Located Off 6Th And Missouri (Bldg #6400) Devoted to the history of the Arkansas National Guard and that of Camp Robinson

North Little Rock, AR Museums

North Little Rock Historic Sites

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

North Little Rock, AR Historic Sites

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum

Includes the historic submarine USS Razorback (tours available), the World War II tugboat USS Hoga, a 1939 towboat M/V Patriot, a casual evening Party Barge, and Arkansas Queen Sternwheeler Excursion Boat.

North Little Rock, AR Museums

Things to do near North Little Rock, AR

Museum of Discovery

Directions: Historic River Market District Fully interactive science and history museum in the River Market District; hand...

Beebe Speedway

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

Hillcrest Historic District

The area west of downtown along Markham Street and lower Kavanaugh Blvd. is known as the Hillcrest Historic District. This is...

Camp Nelson Confederate Cemetery

While camped near Old Austin in 1862, a large group of Texas Confederate soldiers were overcome by a measles epidemic, causin...

North Shore Riverwalk

Located on the north side of the Arkansas River, this park offers picturesque views, lighted walkways and a jogging/fitness t...