North Little Rock, Arkansas
Think “North Little Rock” when you are looking for outdoor adventure, a vibrant nightlife in a revitalized downtown, outstanding shopping and dining opportunities, or exciting attractions. North Little Rock is a destination for all seasons, with festivities year-round.
North Little Rock has it all -- wonderful outdoor activities, interesting attractions, fun shopping, restaurants serving delicious meals, and great historical treasures. There's plenty to do whether it's enjoying the 1,700 acre Burns Park (one of the largest city parks in the nation!), the photogenic Old Mill (filmed in the movie Gone with The Wind), or fun at the Wild River Country water-theme park. See NASCAR winner Mark Martin's first racing car at the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame. The Mark Twain Riverboat offers a different view of both Little Rock and North Little Rock from the beautiful Arkansas River. There’s even a WWII submarine, USS Razorback, docked in downtown at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum. North Little Rock is gaining a reputation for being a fun place for families and singles to enjoy outdoor activities and urban entertainment.
North Little Rock is home to 25 major lodging properties that total more than 2,000 hotel rooms in the city. These lodging facilities make North Little Rock an attractive option for travelers -- both leisure and business. Whether you require a full-service hotel or an exquisite bed 'n breakfast, North Little Rock has it all. The lodging properties are located on or close to Interstates 30 and 40 and Highways 67/167. All properties are less than ten minutes away from the Little Rock National Airport or the North Little Rock Municipal Airport.
Groups are big business to North Little Rock! Whether you are planning a group tour, family reunion, military or class reunion, small meeting, or a wedding, North Little Rock has something to fit your needs! Contact our office today to find out how we can assist you.
The city’s top-rated sporting facilities, specifically Verizon Arena, Dickey-Stephens Park and Burns Park are enjoyed by teams and spectators from all over the United States and the world. Teams, coaches, families and spectators love coming to North Little Rock for their sports events because our community welcomes them with open arms. We know you will enjoy your visit to North Little Rock and hope you will stop by the North Little Rock Visitors Information Center located in Burns Park (Exit 150 off I-40) to learn more about our city and all that it has to offer.
Down Main Street you’ll find The Joint, a coffee shop by day and theater by night. Gracing the stage every month are stand-up comics, improvisation groups, live music and The Main Thing, a comedy troupe that writes and acts in original comedies every weekend.
On the north bank of the Arkansas River, tour USS Razorback. The submarine conducted five combat patrols during World War II, sinking Japanese vessels, capturing Japanese POWs and rescuing American pilots who had been shot down. History buffs can visit the research library, browse artifacts from historic naval vessels and visit with submarine veterans and knowledgeable staff.
|Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum|
Walk next door to the Mark Twain Riverboat, an authentic stern wheeler named after the beloved riverboat-era author, Samuel Clemens. Daily Arkansas River cruises offer a unique perspective of North Little Rock and Little Rock. The first deck is climate-controlled for year-round comfort with large panoramic windows to take in the beauty of central Arkansas.
The Arkansas Travelers provide families with hours of affordable fun! Voted “Best Local Sports Team” in Sync Weekly Magazine’s “2014 Best of the Metro,” the Travs have been entertaining minor league baseball fans since 1901 and now play at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock.
A short twenty-minute drive from downtown North Little Rock you’ll find the lovely Marlsgate Plantation, a stately columned Greek Revival Mansion shaded by ancient oaks and a pecan grove overlooking the waters of Bearskin Lake. Majestically rising amid acres of rice, cotton and soybeans, Marlsgate is a reflection of the opulent plantation era when cotton grew tall and there was a privileged class of wealth in the Arkansas delta. Today the plantation hosts weddings and the dynamic owner David P. Garner gives tours. This content is paid for with a combination of state funds and regional Heart of Arkansas funds.