The the Arkansas State University is a good place to see while you are here. Jonesboro.
Staying in only one place can only ever give you a narrow window into the broader textures and qualities of a region. So allow time to visit Eastern Arkansas - Delta Region's range of sights and attractions. Paragould, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southwest, and Walnut Ridge, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast of Jonesboro are also well worth checking out.
Grab some transportation and head to Batesville, a transport and retail hub for the area, approximately 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Jonesboro. This regional center offers plenty of tourist attractions, such as Old Independence Regional Museum, Course at Eagle Mountain and Lyon College. Kennedy Park and Putt-N-Putt are other good places to visit.
If the weather looks good, head outside to explore Eastern Arkansas - Delta Region's farms.
Get some down time in Eastern Arkansas - Delta Region's waterways with a spot of fishing or swimming.
When it's time to say goodbye to Jonesboro, head to the nearest major airport located in Memphis, 70 miles (113 kilometers) away.