Fayetteville,Arkansas is a beautiful city of about 60,000 people. Located in the northwest corner of Arkansas, Fayetteville is a great city filled with attractions. 10 of them are listed below.
Clinton House Museum
Bill and Hillary Clinton lived here when they both taught law at The University Of Arkansas. In fact, this was their first home. Not only that, they were married in the living room. Today, it is a museum. The house is available for touring groups. Points of interest include President Clinton’s campaign memorabilia, a replica of Hillary’s wedding dress, and much,much more. For more information, visit www.clintonhousemuseum.org.
With over 458 acres of land and and 194 acres of water, Lake Fayetteville is one large area. Lake Fayetteville is home to a 5.5 mile nature trail and a 2 mile hard surface trail. Lake Fayetteville is also home to a playground, 3 softball fields, a concession building, restrooms, a picnic area and grills, swings, 3 volleyball courts, and much, much more. For more information, visit www.accessfayetteville.org.
The University Of Arkansas
Fayetteville is the home of The University Of Arkansas. With more than 17,000 students and 3,500 staff, The University Of Arkansas is one of the largest colleges in the south. Famous alumni include Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, and Robert Mauer, inventor of fiber optic technology. For more information, visit www.uark.edu.com.
Pea Ridge National Military Park
Pea Ridge is the site of an 1862 Civil War battle. In the battle, the Union took control of Missouri and this led to the federal occupation of Arkansas. Today, the park is home to 4,300 acres. Some popular features here are self-guided tours and a visitor’s museum. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/peri/.
Cafe Rue Orleans
Cafe Rue Orleans is a great restaurant that specializes in New Orleans style cuisine with a Cajun flavor. Popular dishes include Catfish Cecile, New Orleans B-B-Q Shrimp, and Pasta Primavera. Cafe Rue Orleans is open 11am-9:30 pm Tuesday – Saturday. They are also open for brunch Sunday 10:30 am – 2 pm. They serve lunch,dinner, and brunch on Sundays. For more information, visit www.caferueorleans.com.
French Metro Antiques
French Metro Antiques imports fine furniture and accessories directly from France. If it’s french style you’re looking for, this is the place. For more information, visit www.frenchmetro.com.
Razorback Park Golf Course
Razorback Park Golf Course is a public golf course that is open year round. It features 18 holes. For more information, visit www.//razorbackgolfcourse.1hwy.com
Walton Arts Center
Named for the Walton Family of Wal-mart fame, Walton Arts Center is is the largest arts and entertainment center in Arkansas. More than 150,000 people enjoy year round arts and entertainment here. For more information, visit www.waltonartscenter.org.
Arkansas Music Pavillion
For entertainment in the summer months, it doesn’t get any better than Arkansas Music Pavillion. It is home to world-class concerts, movie festivals, and more. For more information, visit www.arkansasmusicpavillion.com/
The World Peace Prayer Fountain
www.experiencefayetteville.comThe World Peace Prayer Fountain is piece of public art at the Town Center downtown. Weighing 8,000 pounds and ten feet in diameter, the bronze spherical structure is layered with the phrase “May Peace Prevail On Earth” in more than 100 languages.