Fayetteville, AR

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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 theOzark Mountainsin 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 prestigiousUniversity 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 inFayetteville 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 aroundDickson Streetis the place to experience the local art and music scene. Watch a play or performance at theWalton Arts Centeror 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 theClinton 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.

Baymont by Wyndham Fayetteville
Baymont by Wyndham Fayetteville
2.5 out of 5
735 S Shiloh Dr, Fayetteville, AR, 72704
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The price is $80 per night from Aug 23 to Aug 24
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Baymont by Wyndham Fayetteville
Graduate Fayetteville
Graduate Fayetteville
4 out of 5
70 N East Ave, Fayetteville, AR, 72701
The price is $103 per night from Sep 6 to Sep 7
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Graduate Fayetteville
Hyatt Place Fayetteville/Springdale
Hyatt Place Fayetteville/Springdale
3 out of 5
348 E VAN ASCHE DR, Fayetteville, AR, 72703
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The price is $104 per night from Aug 23 to Aug 24
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Fayetteville. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (274 reviews)
"This was our first stay and probably will be our regular place to stay when visiting our daughter at UARK. not far from campus. Close to places to eat. I only have a couple of picky things. One was the bed. If you like a very firm bed you will love it here. After a day of moving her into the dorms ..."

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

Hyatt Place Fayetteville/Springdale
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☀Bright & Modern Family Retreat | 5★ Location
☀Bright & Modern Family Retreat | 5★ Location
Fayetteville, AR
The price is $119 per night from Aug 18 to Aug 19
Stay at this vacation home in Fayetteville. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a patio. Popular attractions Fayetteville Downtown Square and Donald W. Reynolds ...
5/5 Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Super clean, gorgeous and comfy home!!
"We stayed 5 nights while getting my daughter settled in a new apartment for attending UA. It was a fantastic home base in between unpacking and shopping. Very clean. Well-stocked kitchen and beds were comfy. Nice touches like coffee and sweetners and creamers and spices. Plenty of extra blankets ..."

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2022

☀Bright & Modern Family Retreat | 5★ Location
★Condo on College ~ Close to Razorback Stadium
★Condo on College ~ Close to Razorback Stadium
Fayetteville, Arkansas
The price is $138 per night from Aug 18 to Aug 19
Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a patio. Popular attractions Fayetteville Downtown Square and Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium are located nearby. Discover ...
★Condo on College ~ Close to Razorback Stadium
The Sheltering Sky - Walk to Dickson St and UofA
The Sheltering Sky - Walk to Dickson St and UofA
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Stay at this business-friendly condo in Fayetteville. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a patio. Popular attractions Fayetteville Downtown Square and Donald W. ...
5/5 Exceptional! (11 reviews)
"This property is recently renovated and in beautiful condition. Plenty of room for our family and the location is perfect. Wish I lived there--it's that good! Only downside was that we had a trailer and there was no place to park it. Luckily, we were able to make it work and we didn't get towed. ..."

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

The Sheltering Sky - Walk to Dickson St and UofA
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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