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Where to stay

Comfort Suites

2011 Southeast Walton Blvd.

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Bentonville

479-254-9099

www.comfortsuitesbentonville.com

This chain hotel with large rooms, indoor pool, and free breakfast is close to Crystal Bridges Museum and downtown. Doubles from $80.

The Peabody Little Rock

3 Statehouse Plaza, Little Rock

501-906-4000

www.peabodylittlerock.com

Opened in 2002, the Peabody sits in the River Market district with easy access to walking trails and a sculpture garden along the Arkansas River. Doubles from $119.

Where to eat

Fred’s Hickory Inn

1502 North Walton Blvd.

Bentonville

479-273-3303

www.fredshickoryinn.net

Servers at this restaurant specializing in hickory smoked barbecue fondly remember loyal customer Sam Walton. Barbecue specialties $10.50-$17.

Starving Artist Cafe

411 Main St., North Little Rock

501-372-7976

www.starvingartistcafe.net

This relaxed and colorful cafe displays work by local artists and hosts the “Tales from the South” radio show on Tuesday evenings. Entrees $14-$19.

What to do

Walmart Visitor Center

105 North Main St., Bentonville

479-273-1329

www.corporate.walmart.com/our-story/heritage/visitor-center

Free.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

600 Museum Way, Bentonville

479-418-5700

www.crystalbridges.org

Free admission to permanent collection.

William J. Clinton Presidential
Library and Museum

1200 President Clinton Ave.
Little Rock

501-374-4242

www.clintonpresidentialcen
ter.org

Adults $7, seniors and college students $5, ages 6-17 $3.

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