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The capital of Arkansas offers southern hospitality, pre-Civil War history and modern cultural attractions, from symphony orchestras to lively market areas.

Experience the southern charm of Little Rock, a city with a laid-back pace, friendly locals and Civil War history. The city is split in two by the Arkansas River, with Little Rock on one side and North Little Rock on the other.

Visit the River Market District on the banks of the Arkansas River. Many visitors opt to stay in this area as there’s a variety of accommodation. Enjoy the busy nightlife and crowded restaurants then walk back to your hotel. Catch a glimpse of La Petite Roche, the little rock that gave the city its name in the mid-18th century, from the river’s edge. Wander through the farmers’ market or catch a show at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre where a constant stream of events and festivals is held throughout the year.

See some American history at the William J. Clinton Presidential Center, named after the former Arkansas senator and U.S. president. Walk through a life-size replica of the Oval Office and browse political exhibits. Step back in time in Little Rock’s historic Quapaw Quarter. Stroll down streets lined with the city’s oldest homes. Admire the grand Governor’s Mansion and relax in the tranquil MacArthur Park. Learn about pre-Civil War society and frontier history at the Historic Arkansas Museum.

Treat yourself to an evening of music at the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. The Arkansas Arts Center is located in the heart of downtown, and offers anything from adult art classes to children’s theater. Leave a few hours to walk through the center’s permanent collection, which houses original works from Van Gogh and Rembrandt, among others.

The popular Little Rock Zoo is home to hundreds of exotic species, including elephants and tigers. Children will delight in the Museum of Discovery, where interactive exhibits bring math and science to life.

Summers in Arkansas are hot and humid. Cool off at Wild River Country, the state’s largest water park.

Little Rock is easily accessible via Clinton National Airport, and sits along a major interstate highway. A River Rail Electric Streetcar system services downtown. Rent a car or catch a bus to explore the neighborhoods outside of downtown.

Where to stay in Little Rock

William J. Clinton Presidential Library showing night scenes

Downtown Little Rock

4.5/5Wonderful!(3 area reviews)

Museums, live music and historical sites are just a few things travellers enjoy about Downtown Little Rock. Check out River Market District or Robinson Center while you're exploring the area.

Downtown Little Rock
East of Broadway, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

East of Broadway

While visiting East of Broadway, you might make a stop by sights like Arkansas Governor's Mansion and ESSE Purse Museum.

East of Broadway
Pettaway, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

Pettaway

If you're spending some time in Pettaway, MacArthur Park and ESSE Purse Museum are top sights worth seeing.

Pettaway

Top hotels in Little Rock

Courtyard by Marriott Little Rock Downtown
Courtyard by Marriott Little Rock Downtown
3 out of 5
521 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR
The price is £93 per night from 31 Oct to 1 Nov

Located in Downtown Little Rock, this hotel is steps away from Arkansas Museum of Discovery and River Market District. Statehouse Convention Center and Robinson ...

4.3/5Excellent! (752 reviews)

"It was a little hard to get into the hotel bc from the parking garage they have that side locked up and no one will answer the call button to open it. But the lady at the front desk was fun and sweet when we finally did get it and I love the area! Great places to eat all around it and right next ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Little Rock Downtown
Comfort Inn & Suites Presidential
Comfort Inn & Suites Presidential
3 out of 5
707 Interstate 30, Little Rock, AR
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night from 28 Nov to 29 Nov

Located in Downtown Little Rock, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of MacArthur Park and River Market District. Statehouse Convention Center and Robinson ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (949 reviews)

"check in was a breeze. very friendly front desk staff"…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites Presidential
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Downtown Conference Center
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Downtown Conference Center
2.5 out of 5
617 S Broadway, Little Rock, AR
The price is £52 per night from 3 Nov to 4 Nov

Located in Downtown Little Rock, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Arkansas Repertory Theater and Robinson Center. Old ...

3.6/5Good! (1,207 reviews)

"They gave me an upgrade to king suite however the 12 floor was horrible. No shuttle pool or breakfast which was why i booked it. Limited staff was wonderful. The conference center was under construction. So it was a bit of a let down. Location was perfect ."…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Downtown Conference Center
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top Holiday Rentals in Little Rock

Staybridge Suites Little Rock - Medical Center
Staybridge Suites Little Rock - Medical Center
3 out of 5
1020 S University Ave, Little Rock, AR
The price is £83 per night from 8 Nov to 9 Nov

Situated in Little Rock, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Park Plaza Mall and University of Arkansas-Little Rock. University of Arkansas for Medical ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (391 reviews)

"Nothing to review here. Just filling out the minimum characters."…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2020

Staybridge Suites Little Rock - Medical Center
Rosemont B&B Cottages
Rosemont B&B Cottages
3 out of 5
515 W 15th Street, Little Rock, AR
The price is £120 per night from 12 Nov to 13 Nov

Located in Downtown Little Rock, this cottage is within 1 mi (2 km) of ESSE Purse Museum, Arkansas Repertory Theater and River Market District. Statehouse Convention ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (15 reviews)
Hotels just don't provide things like this!!!

"This place is so luxurious! We loved it! The ONLY negative(which was not owner's fault) was the barking dogs next door which put a big damper on our anticipated nap. We skipped the nap and walked the neighborhood instead. Every street for blocks has gorgeous historic homes, unbelievable Mt. Holly ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Dec 2019

Rosemont B&B Cottages
Golf Homestay
Golf Homestay
1819 Reservoir Rd, Apt 6, Little Rock, AR

Located in Reservoir, this holiday home is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Kanis Park and 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Baptist Health. Park Plaza Mall is 3 mi (4.8 km) away.

Golf Homestay
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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