Little Rock Attractions

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Attractions in Little Rock, Arkansas

Arkansas Arts Center - The Arkansas Arts Center has many things to do and see! The center includes a Museum, a children's museum, a museum school, the Best Impressions Restaurant, and a museum shop. Rotating exhibits of paintings, photographs and sculptures feature both local artists and renowned masters like Monet.

Arkansas Travelers Baseball - Come enjoy a favorite local pastime, watching the Arkansas Travelers play at Ray Winder Field in War Memorial Park. The team plays AA ball and is affiliated with the Anaheim Angels of MLB. The hotter the summer gets the hotter the games. Come on out, grab a hot dog and watch home runs from future stars.

Burns Park Funland - Funland Amusement Park is a seasonal attraction open only on the weekends, April - September within Burns Park in North Little Rock. It is centered around your small children with lots of fun things for them to do.

Central Arkansas Nature Center - Come and see water turtles, butterflies and migrating pelicans. A portion of the Arkansas River Trail crosses the site, offering more options for exploration. The grounds of the center include beds of native plants found throughout the state, while the main building includes an exhibit hall, aquariums, gift shop, theater and special educational programs.

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site - Visit the museum that celebrates a landmark in our history, the integration of public schools. The Central High Museum and Visitor's Center, located across from the actual Central High School, lets you explore the events that surrounded the 1957 Integration Crisis.

Magic Springs & Crystal Falls - Magic Springs is Arkansas' theme park. They highlight several large roller coasters including the Arkansas Twister, a log ride and some kiddie rides. Included in admission is Crystal Falls water park which features some incredible water rides. Lots of fun for our little ones, parents- get ready to scream!

EMOBA, The Museum of Black Arkansans - This new museum, located in the historic Quapaw District, teaches the history of black Arkansans, beginning with Civil War times. As you stroll through the museum, which is set in a historic neo-Gothic church building, you will be drawn into the stories of people who made a significant impact on Arkansas' history.

Hindman Golf Course - Identified as the most challenging of Little Rock's municipal golf courses, this 103 acre, 18 hole course offers Tifdwarf Bermuda grass greens, rolling terrain and narrow tree-lined fairways. With its natural setting, Hindman has been certified as an "Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary", featuring a variety of wildlife.

Historic Arkansas Museum - Historic Arkansas Museum invites you to come in and step back into Arkansas frontier history. Tour the museum's historic grounds and visit a pre-civil war neighborhood. Inside the Museum Center, explore Arkansas made art and artifacts in four exhibit galleries, see contemporary Arkansas art in the Trinity Gallery, and watch kids having fun in the interactive children's gallery.

River Market - Home to a variety of festivals and concerts, this park is the center of activity in Little Rock. Here you can see the actual "little rock" that inspired European-explorer Benard de la Harpe to name the city. Children can enjoy the playground, while adults check out the history pavilion, which offers background on the park and the city. Bands often perform at the amphitheater.

Historic Curran Hall - We invite you to begin your visit to Little Rock at Historic Curran Hall. We're not your typical visitor information center. We offer a helpful and friendly staff with loads of information on fun, food, and things to do in the Capital City.

Little Rock Tours and Travel - Little Rock Tours can take care of all your tour and travel needs. Little Rock Tours offers an extensive list of sightseeing tours; charter service featuring late model motorcoaches and vans; plus a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, Supper Club, and group travel planning services.

Little Rock Zoo - Many exotic worlds are yours to explore at the Little Rock Zoo. Experience the majesty of elephants and rhinos. Stick your neck out at the Giraffe exhibit. Marvel at the strength and beauty of lions, tigers and jaguars in our Big Cat Habitat. Monkey around at Spider Monkey or Lemur Islands. Or slither around to the Reptile House to go face-to-fang with a deadly reptile.

Old State House Museum - Set in the oldest surviving state capitol west of the Mississippi River, the Old State House Museum is designated a National Historic Landmark, though it is probably best known throughout the country as the scene of President Bill Clinton's 1992 and 1996 election-night celebrations.

Pinnacle Mountain State Park - Set apart as a day use only park The park's dominant natural feature, Pinnacle Mountain, rises more than a thousand feet above the Arkansas River Valley. The mountain's cone-shaped peak has long been a central Arkansas landmark.

The Museum of Discovery - At this museum, "hands on" is the rule. Children and adults are encouraged to participate in the exhibits and displays, and have fun learning about science, technology, nature and history along the way. Some of the interactive exhibits include the Health Hall, where you can learn about parts of the body; Worlds of the Forest, which includes an insect zoo; and the Tech Lab, which lets you build your own robot.

Wild River Country - Race down the hill on a four man raft or maybe you want to try the Sidewinder. Whatever ride you desire we have it at Arkansas Largest Water Park. You will be wet, but you will have so much fun! Don't miss this family outing!