Fayetteville, Arkansas is the third largest city in the state and the county seat of Washington County. Fayetteville houses the main campus of the University of Arkansas, the state's largest university. It also has a lot to offer tourists, including approximately 26 miles of multi-use trails, plenty of recreational centres, cultural centres, a vibrant art district, historic structures, and a large selection of food establishments, and more.
What to see & do
Clinton House Museum - The Clinton House is a 1930s English-style bungalow that was the wedding site and first home of Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Rodham while they were professors at the University of Arkansas School of Law. Today it is a museum that features items of Clinton election memorabilia and other related objects, including a replica of Hillary's wedding dress.
Botanical Garden of the Ozarks - One of Arkansas' premier public garden spaces is the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, a 40-acre community-based non-profit botanical garden. It consists of 12 themed gardens, the region's first and only butterfly house, and a gift shop. The Gardens also hosts education programs, including workshops and lessons in horticulture, conservation, and other topics relating to gardening and nature.
Blair Library - The Fayetteville Public Library is an intellectual hub named by USA Today as one of the 10 best places for a library tour in 2011. The library offers full-furnished reading rooms, an extensive collection of books, periodicals, media, and other learning materials, and a cafe that serves specialty coffees and baked goods. The library also hosts programs to improve literacy of children, such as book clubs, after school workshops, and weekly story times. Book clubs and online tutoring are also available for adults.
Fayetteville Farmers’ Market - The Farmers' Market in Downtown Square is open every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday to provide guests with more than just fresh fruits and vegetables, but also baked goods, meats, jams, flowers, crafts, and so much more. Street performers and musicians usually come on Saturday to practice their craft and entertain the shoppers.
How to get around Fayetteville
Fayetteville is well-served by taxi. As for bus service, there are two major providers in the city; Razorback Transit is centred on the campus of the University of Arkansas but also has routes to other destinations in Fayetteville. The Ozark Regional transit is a regional transit system that runs throughout Washington and Benton Counties. Those who want to have a more flexible itinerary and wish to stay in charge behind the wheel instead can rent a car from the many car rental agencies available throughout the city.
How to get there
Drake Field, formerly known as Fayetteville Municipal Airport and also known as Fayetteville Executive Airport, is a city-owned public airport situated six kilometres south of Fayetteville. However, it is a general aviation facility and currently does not serve commercial airlines.
Scheduled air passenger service to Fayetteville is handled by Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, 28 kilometres northwest of the city's central business district. It is served by Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Delta Connection, United Express, and US Airways Express and operates from Las Vegas, Orlando, Dallas, Chiago, Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Denver, Newark, Houston, and Charlotte.
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