For the HistorianFrom the Confederate and National Cemeteries to the Clinton House Museum, there is plenty of history to explore around Fayetteville. Relive the Civil War at the Pea Ridge National Military Park and the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park just minutes away by car. See where the Battle of Fayetteville took place on the grounds of The Headquarters House located in the Downtown Square. Take the Butterfield Stagecoach or Historic Walking Tours and see notable sites from the Civil War along the way.
Tour the Clinton House Museum and see Bill and Hillary's first home together where their political careers began. Observe rarely seen memorabilia and tour the First Ladies Garden while you're here.
For the Garden LoverBotanical Garden of the Ozarks
Address: 4703 N. Crossover, Springdale
Admission: Adults $5, Children $2.50. Open daily 9am-5pm.
For the Foodie
Fayetteville is your headquarters for dining and entertainment in Northwest Arkansas. With an eclectic mix of restaurants and cuisines, you can find something to satisfy everyone's tastes. Stop by one of Fayetteville's food trucks for a quick meal on the go, or slow things down with a romantic dinner at one of the city's upscale restaurants. Take advantage of the beautiful outdoors on your choice of patios along Dickson Street.
If nightlife is what you are looking for, Fayetteville's Dickson Street Entertainment District and Downtown Square have a plethora of unique local bars and music venues for you to enjoy. You can find live music and happy hour specials any night of the week. Beyond the nightlife, there are also one-of-a-kind boutiques and shops as well as art galleries for you to enjoy.
For the Art AficionadoFayetteville has become a mecca for artistic expression throughout the region. Visit nearby, world-renowned Crystal Bridges Museum and see art from some of the best American artists of our time. See local artists at the Art Walk on First Thursdays or visit one of the many local art galleries including the Fayetteville Underground on the Downtown Square.
If the performing arts are what you are looking for, the Walton Arts Center brings in entertainers from all over the world. You can see some of your favorite Broadway shows and other musical performances throughout the year. For the music lover, our outdoor venue, the AMP, brings in musicians from all genres. And, you can always find great live music at the many bars and restaurants on Dickson Street or the Downtown Square.
Address: 612 N. College, Fayetteville
Description: This family-friendly destination for roller derby teams and skaters of all ages offers a 10,000 square-foot hardwood skating floor, snack bar and plenty of seating. Admission: $5. We 5:30-8:30pm, Th 8-11pm, Fr 7-11pm, Sa 1-4pm & 7-11pm, Su 1-4pm.