Arts & Cultural
Argenta Arts District
Art and culture abound in downtown North Little Rock at the Argenta Arts District, a bustling area that is brimming with artists' studios, galleries, a community theatre, restaurants and more. Visitors will not want to miss the legendary weekend Argenta Farmers' Market at 6th and Main Streets.
Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum
History buffs can celebrate American naval history at this Riverfront Park Drive museum, which is home to the USS Razorback, USS Snook Memorial, USS Hoga and the Beacon of Peace and Hope as well as a research library and theater.
Clinton Presidential Library and Museum
Located on the 17-acre William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park, this library and museum showcases documents, videos, photos and interactive exhibits dedicated to the 42nd President of the United States. A full replica of the Oval Office and the Cabinet Room are also on view.
Built in 1950, this Georgian Colonial-style mansion in downtown Little Rock is an architectural and cultural marvel. The mansion was built during the term of Governor Sidney McMath, and since then has been home to 11 Arkansas governors, with a multitude of photos, heirlooms and historic artifacts on display. Visitors are asked to book tours in advance.
Little Rock Zoo
Home to over 600 animals representing over 17 species of primates, birds, large cats and bears, the Little Rock Zoo is fun for all ages and visitors will not want to miss a visit to Penguin Pointe.
The Old State House Museum
As one of the oldest surviving state capitols west of the Mississippi River, this Greek Revival-style building was completed between 1833 and 1842 and features a host of special exhibits, Civil War battle flags, Arkansas art, pottery and clothing.
Points of Interest
Spread over eleven blocks on the south bank of the Arkansas River, this lush park in downtown Little Rock is the perfect place to picnic, sunbathe, or enjoy outdoor events and activities.
Shoppers and non-shoppers alike can experience the vibrant local culture at the River Market, located in downtown Little Rock, and featuring shows at the open-air amphitheater, artisanal merchants at the indoor bazaar and Market Hall, live music, events and much more.
Sports and Entertainment
Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame
Sports enthusiasts can discover and celebrate over 50 years of sports history and some of the greatest male and female athletes from the state of Arkansas. The Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame is only one block from the Little River Rock Rail trolley line.
Dickey Stephens Park
The Arkansas Travelers minor league baseball team, an affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, takes the field at this downtown North Little Rock stadium.
Located mere blocks from this North Little Rock hotel, Verizon Arena (formerly Alltel Arena), is the spot to catch the best concerts and live shows. Throughout the year, the 18,000-seat arena hosts the Harlem Globe Trotters, Disney on Ice, Barnum and Bailey circus, premier live concerts and much more.
- Arkansas Children's Hospital
- Arkansas State Capitol
- Big Dam Bridge
- Metropolitan National Bank
- State House Convention Center
- University of Arkansas at Little Rock
- University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences