Little Rock Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Little Rock; our list of the best things to see, including Arkansas Razorbacks, Heifer Village and Robinson Center.
  • The best place in Little Rock: Arkansas Razorbacks

    Arkansas Razorbacks

    two University of Arkansas football games at War Memorial Stadium
    The Official Facebook page of the Arkansas Razorbacks.
    Downtown food nearby
  • Heifer Village

    Heifer Village

    located behind the Heifer International Center
    This is the official Facebook page for Heifer International. Visit the Heifer Blog: http://heifer.org/blog, visit us at http://www.heifer.org/, follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/heifer, or watch our videos: http://youtube.com/heiferinternational
    Downtown eat nearby
  • Robinson Center

    Robinson Center

    Markham and Broadway
    One of two city-owned convention centers, physically connected to the Doubletree Hotel and anchored by the 2,609 seat Robinson Center Music Hall, home to traveling Broadway productions, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra [27], and Ballet Arkansas [28].
    Downtown restaurants nearby
  • Statehouse Convention Center

    Statehouse Convention Center

    Markham and Scott
    The second city-owned convention center, adjoins the Peabody Hotel.
    Downtown food nearby
  • River Market District

    River Market District

    numerous retailers downtown
    The River Market is the place in Central Arkansas to eat, shop, play and stay. Come visit us!
    Downtown
  • The River Market

    The River Market

    There are more than a dozen permanent vendors, and Farmer's Markets on Tuesdays and Saturdays 7AM-3PM May-Oct.
    Downtown restaurants nearby
  • Plays in Dickey-Stephens Park, a new (2007) ballpark in North Little Rock just across the river from downtown.
    food nearby
  • Little Rock Air Force Base

    Little Rock Air Force Base

    in the neighboring town of Jacksonville
    Welcome to the official Facebook page of Little Rock Air Force Base, the Home of C-130 Combat Airlift!
    Downtown eat nearby
  • Little Rock Film Festival

    Little Rock Film Festival

    held every May
    The Little Rock Film Festival is an international film festival that highlights the American South. www. littlerockfilmfestival.org
    Downtown restaurants nearby
  • War Memorial Stadium

    War Memorial Stadium

    The stadium hosts two University of Arkansas home football games, high school football, and concerts. Even if there's no event going on, stop by and look at the Sturgis Memorial Plaza at the stadium's main entrance.
    Medical Center food nearby
  • UALR Trojans

    UALR Trojans

    member of the Sun Belt Conference
    Plays basketball in the Jack Stephens Center on the UALR campus.
    Downtown eat nearby
  • Willow Springs

    Willow Springs

    3903 Willow Lake Road
    Another great waterpark, also the oldest in Little Rock, open since 1928. Located south of downtown.
    restaurants nearby
  • The Old State House

    The Old State House

    300 W Markham
    M-Sa 9AM-5PM, Su 1PM-5PM. Oldest surviving state capitol building west of the Mississippi. It is now a state history museum, where you can see the old House of Representatives Chamber. The museum also has a permanent collection of history-related exhibits, and temporary exhibits are shown occasionally. If you have kids, don't miss Grandmother's Cottage, a hands-on room where visitors can examine with a variety of objects from the 1920s-30s. Free.
    Downtown food nearby
  • Greek Food Festival

    Greek Food Festival

    held every May at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
    The largest ethnic festival in Arkansas, according to the February 3, 2010 episode of Jeopardy!. Despite the name, the fare also includes Palestinian, Israeli, Russian, and Lebanese flavor to name a few.
    Downtown eat nearby
  • Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

    Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

    The original headquarters of the Mosaic Templars (a black fraternal organization, now defunct save for a single chapter in Barbados), destroyed by fire in 2005, has been reconstructed to house a cultural center dedicated to the history and culture of black people.
    Downtown restaurants nearby
  • World Fest

    World Fest

    a multicultural celebration sponsored by the city's Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission
    World Fest 2012 will be held on September 28th from 9:00 a.m.-2:00p.m. / www.rcdcworldfest.org
    Downtown food nearby
  • Excellent Southern barbecue and winner of many awards (including some from the renowned Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest)
    Hillcrest
  • Juanita's Cafe and Bar

    a long-time favorite Mexican restaurant which often features name bands in the adjoining bar
  • Sonny Williams' Steak Room

    Sonny Williams' Steak Room

    No Skinny Steaks!
    Downtown
  • Murry's Dinner Playhouse

    6323 Colonel Glenn Rd
    Enjoy both a gourmet buffet meal and a live stage production at this local favorite, open since 1967.
    Westwood-Pecan Lake eat nearby
  • Arkansas Governor's Mansion

    1800 Center St
    Also seen in Designing Women, as Suzanne Sugarbaker's home. No admission fee for tours, but they must be scheduled in advance.
    Downtown restaurants nearby
  • Historic Arkansas Museum

    200 E Third St
    Preserves four historic antebellum homes, also has a gallery with changing exhibits. General admission free. Guided tours: adults $2.50, children $1
    Downtown food nearby
  • Taborian Hall

    Ninth and State
    This 1916 building is the only surviving remnant of Little Harlem, an African American community that saw its heyday during the segregation era. By 1992, it was vacant and had a huge hole in its roof, and was subsequently restored to house Arkansas Flag and Banner. There is currently a movement to restore the Dreamland Ballroom [30] on the building's top floor, which once saw the likes of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, and many others, to its splendor.
    Downtown eat nearby
  • Museum of Discovery

    500 President Clinton Ave
    Science and history museum with interactive exhibits. Great for kids. M-Sa 9AM-5PM, Sun 1PM-5PM. Adults $6.35, children $5.85.
    Downtown restaurants nearby
  • Camp Aldersgate

    2000 Aldersgate Road
    For children with disabilities or other special needs.
    John Barrow food nearby
  • Central High School National Historic Site and Museum

    2125 Daisy L
    Gatson Bates Dr., +1 501 374-1957, [11]. M-Sa 9AM-4:30PM, Su 1PM-4:30PM. Free. This National Historic Site is dedicated to the Central High integration crisis of 1957. The visitor center houses a permanent exhibition on the event and the iconic facade of the school can be viewed from across the street. Reservations are mandatory to tour the school as it is an operating school, and you are asked not to enter it on your own.
    Central High eat nearby
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