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    Where to stay

    Comfort Suites

    2011 Southeast Walton Blvd.

    Bentonville

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    479-254-9099

    www.comfortsuitesbentonville.com

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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

    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

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    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

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    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.