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Fayetteville, AR
Travel Guide

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A walking tour of the university at the heart of this community reveals the former Clinton home. The downtown teems with galleries and museums.  

Nestled in the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas’ northwest corner, the historic destination of Fayetteville combines small-town charm, university culture and Southern hospitality. In the past, Fayetteville played an important role as a Civil War outpost and agricultural settlement, but today the city revolves around education. At its heart lies the prestigious University of Arkansas.

The town’s dynamic culture can be attributed to a progressive population of young students. Find cosmopolitan bars and restaurants, live music and an energetic arts precinct as you explore the historic downtown area. Fayetteville’s 70 parks and more than 40 miles (64.3 kilometers) of hiking trails have helped boost the reputation of the area’s outdoor activities.

Start your visit in Fayetteville Square, the city’s historic heart. Head to the square to familiarize yourself with the downtown area and select maps from the information center. Feel the city’s relaxed pace as you wander the streets. Stop by the square on a Saturday to explore the Fayetteville Farmers Market, a weekly gathering of local farmers and producers that has met since 1973.

The area around Dickson Street is the place to experience the local art and music scene. Watch a play or performance at the Walton Arts Center or visit a gallery along the street to see local art.

Go across town to reach the University of Arkansas. Guided tours of the campus reveal stories of the famous alumni who have studied at there. Bill Clinton, the former U.S. president, and Hillary Clinton both taught at the law school. See their original marital home at the Clinton House Museum.

Arrive in Fayetteville by car, Greyhound bus or Amtrak train from neighboring cities or fly to the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport located just outside the city.

Fayetteville’s mild summers are perfect for exploring the rugged wilderness that surrounds the city. Rent a car to explore the Ozark Mountains and the calm waters of Lake Wedington, where you can fish, swim and kayak.

Graduate Fayetteville
Graduate Fayetteville
4 out of 5
70 N East Ave, Fayetteville, AR
The price is $84 per night from Jul 1 to Jul 1
Located in the heart of Fayetteville, this hotel is steps from Fayetteville Downtown Square and Fayetteville Town Center. Walton Arts Center and University of ...
4.3/5Excellent! (949 reviews)
"Our second stay at The Graduate Hotel and a wonderful experience!"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

Graduate Fayetteville
Hyatt Place Fayetteville/Springdale
Hyatt Place Fayetteville/Springdale
3 out of 5
348 E VAN ASCHE DR, Fayetteville, AR
The price is $104 per night from Jul 5 to Jul 5
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Northwest Arkansas Mall, Lokomotion Fun Park, and Fiesta Square Shopping Center. Fayetteville ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
"Very nice property with a great staff. I would highly recommend this hotel and will definitely stay there again! It still smells new!"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

Hyatt Place Fayetteville/Springdale
Best Western Windsor Suites
Best Western Windsor Suites
2.5 out of 5
1122 S Futrall Drive, Fayetteville, AR
The price is $85 per night from Jun 30 to Jun 30
Located in the heart of Fayetteville, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Randal Tyson Track Center and 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. ...
3.8/5Good! (602 reviews)
"clean and staff was prompt and pleasant"

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2021

Best Western Windsor Suites
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In The Center Of It All !!!
In The Center Of It All !!!
Fayetteville, AR
The price is $95 per night from Jun 27 to Jun 27
Located in the heart of Fayetteville, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of TheatreSquared and University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. Walton Arts Center ...
5/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)
Location
"Very good location to trails,shops,eating establishments"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

In The Center Of It All !!!
Apt on Town Square - Ultimate DT Fay Location!
Apt on Town Square - Ultimate DT Fay Location!
3 out of 5
122 West Meadow Street, 14, Fayetteville, AR
Situated in Fayetteville, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fayetteville Downtown Square and University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. The Fayetteville ...
Apt on Town Square - Ultimate DT Fay Location!
Deepwood House-architectural Masterpiece in Woods Minutes From U of A Campus
Deepwood House-architectural Masterpiece in Woods Minutes From U of A Campus
Fayetteville, AR
Situated in the mountains, this historic vacation home is within 6 mi (10 km) of Bud Walton Arena, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville, and Baum Stadium. Randal ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (77 reviews)
Wonderful stay!
"We had a great weekend stay at the Deepwoods house! Very spacious and great outdoor space."

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

Deepwood House-architectural Masterpiece in Woods Minutes From U of A Campus
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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