Hello, Fayetteville! Things To See And Do

Historic yet youthful, our vibrant college town is home to the University of Arkansas. Combining small town style with big city amenities, Fayetteville buzzes with an eclectic food scene, arts and entertainment, and big sporting events. History buffs have no fewer than nine lovingly preserved districts to explore while nature lovers trek along miles of nature trails, beautiful parklands, and rivers.

University of Arkansas

Our hotel puts you on the ‘front porch’ of the University of Arkansas, within walking distance of the most exciting Razorback sporting events, intriguing live performances, and visual art displays on campus.

Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium

Home of the legendary Razorbacks football team since 1938, this iconic stadium is the game day destination of thousands of University of Arkansas football fans.

Dickson Street

Just two blocks away, Dickson Street is a popular spot for students, locals, and visitors in Fayetteville. Crammed with bars, restaurants, boutiques, and galleries, stop for a patio lunch, browse the Dickson Street Bookstore or jam to live music in the evenings.

Walton Arts Center

See art exhibitions and live performances throughout the year at the Walton Arts Center, and concerts at the Arkansas Music Pavilion, located on the Washington County Fairgrounds in north Fayetteville near campus.


Located in downtown Fayetteville, TheatreSquared is a year-round professional resident theatre offering a one-of-a-kind setting for the performing arts, plays, and other events.

The Fayetteville Ale Trail

This self-guided craft beer tasting adventure guides enthusiasts to all 11 local breweries and the state’s only cidery. Sip beers from local breweries and engage with brewmasters while learning about the beer-making process.

Fayetteville Farmer's Market

Fayetteville's downtown square is filled with the freshest local produce sold by surrounding farmers and artisans. There’s also a wide variety of crafts and entertainment on offer every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in season.

Hiking and Biking Trails

A truly bike-friendly city, Fayetteville offers an array of city bike rides and events like the 30-mile Square 2 Square Bike Ride from Fayetteville to Bentonville. Beyond the city streets, the 36-mile Razorback Regional Greenway, Mount Kessler Trail and Mt. Sequoyah Trail are popular nature trails great for hiking and biking.

First Thursday on the Square

A family-friendly community event, where locals and visitors alike gather on Fayetteville’s historic downtown square and enjoy themed festivals, music, food, art, and fun held on the first Thursday of the month from May through October.

Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks

Located on 42 acres adjoining Lake Fayetteville, the Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks showcases 12 beautifully themed gardens and a butterfly house.  

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

This free cutting-edge museum, showcases thought-provoking art displays on a grand scale amid natural surroundings. Walking trails lead visitors around world-class art displays and modern American food at its café Eleven.

Scott Family Amazeum

An interactive children’s museum inspires creativity and curiosity through the arts and sciences, the Amazeum features science exhibits, a climbable tree canopy, indoor cave, tinkering hub, outdoor space, and more.

Lake Fayetteville Park

A scenic lake with tree-lined shores, picnic sites, and nature trails. Visitors can explore the beautiful surroundings by land or water with a range of bike, boat, kayak, pedal boats, and fishing rentals available.