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Top 5 Things to do During Your Stay in Little Rock, Arkansas

April 1, 2018

Your trip to Little Rock, Arkansas might have initially been planned as strictly a business trip, but you might soon find yourself enjoying an extended stay.

Whether you stay behind to conduct business or choose to stay a while to explore this unique city, there is plenty to see and do during your extended stay in Little Rock.

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There are more than few attractions (both indoors and outdoors) in Little Rock to keep you engaged during your extended stay. From nature to history, here are 5 of the best things to do during your extended stay in Little Rock.

Visit a Park

Little Rock is home to many city parks. If you are looking for a place to relax and take a breather from business during your extended stay in town, you have plenty of parks to choose from. War Memorial Park is the oldest of these, with facilities available for golf, fishing, and picnics. Take advantage of these facilities to unwind during your extended stay in town.

Other parks in town have facilities like baseball fields, hiking trails, ponds, tennis courts, soccer fields, dog parks, boat docks, and more. Burns Park, Emerald Park, and Allsop Park are a few of the parks you can explore during your extended stay.

Visit a Museum

If you have an interest in history and the arts, a museum is the perfect place to visit during your extended stay in Little Rock. With over 5 museums present in the area, you can take your pick of one that matches your particular interests. The Arkansas Arts Center, Museum of Discovery, Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum, MacArthur Museum of Arkansas History, and the Historic Arkansas Museum are great options for your pleasure. For something a bit out of the ordinary to make your extended stay interesting, learn the history of women’s purses with a visit to the curious and fascinating Esse Purse Museum.

Rock Town Distillery

Few things can get you as relaxed as a cold, hand-crafted beer. Rock Town Distillery allows you to see the production process of their hand-crafted spirits firsthand, seven days a week. But that’s not the best part. During your extended stay, you can taste as many as 15 different spirits for a small price. What could be more fun than that?

River Market District

You would be remiss to enjoy an extended stay in Little Rock without enjoying your breakfast the Arkansas way. The River Market District, with its open farmer’s market which runs on Tuesdays and Saturdays, as well as a number of specialty shops and restaurants, provide you with this unique opportunity. Get your breakfast as early as 7 a.m. and enjoy it on the terraces of the Arkansas River.

Historical Sites

You can hardly get to know a new place without first getting to know its history. A little historical knowledge could also be of help as you conduct business in Little Rock. During your extended stay in the city, take out the time to visit such historical sites as the Governor’s Mansion (the Georgian Colonial Mansion), the Capitol Buildings, Le Petite Roche (the actual little rock from which the city gets its name), the Old Mill, and the Clinton Library.