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Where to stay

Comfort Suites

2011 Southeast Walton Blvd.

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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


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.



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


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



Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

600 Museum Way, Bentonville


Free admission to permanent collection.

William J. Clinton Presidential
Library and Museum

1200 President Clinton Ave.
Little Rock



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

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