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Things to do in Bentonville

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Museum
“Tons of options and well landscaped and beautiful (not including the museum inside!)”
  • 184 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Mall anchor stores include Dillard's and J.C. Penney's. Be sure and check out new stores like Kendra Scott, Lululemon, and Athletica. There is also an official Razorback apparel store.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Science Museum
“If for some reason the weather isn't cooperating, Scott's Family Amazeum is a fun indoor children's' museum to let them run off some energy!”
  • 56 locals recommend
Music Venue
“The Walmart AMP always has an awesome summer line-up! Check the schedule and tickets before your visit and catch a concert or comedian after a long day on the lake!”
  • 37 locals recommend
History Museum
“The amazing history of Sam Walton and Walmart - on the square, walking distance from Starlanding. Also visit the attached Walton Five and Dime and the Spark Cafe for ice cream.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Bar
“Hip coffeehouse & cocktail bar serving seasonal American bistro fare made with local ingredients. My go-to restaurant for everything!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Make a reservation! This is a local hotspot, especially on the weekends. Wonderful Mexican restaurant, with an attached bakery open until 2pm. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Wood-fired pizza and brews. Many recommend! No reservations necessary. Near the square. $$”
  • 33 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Located in a historic church building just off the square. Everything is gluten-free and delicious. Menu varies. Reservations recommended. $$$”
  • 32 locals recommend
Park
“Iconic trail that begins in downtown Bentonville. Some more advanced trails.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Cafe
“Best of the local coffee culture. Just off the square. Also visit the downtown Rogers location (newer and larger, very interesting). $+”
  • 35 locals recommend
Museum
“Crystal Bridges is a must see. Funded by the Walton Family, Crystal Bridges rivals most city museums and sports several well knows paintings. Rosie the Riveter is one of my favorites. To our north about a 35 minute drive via HWY 49. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Really good burgers, sandwiches, salads, variety. Just off the square. Reservations not usually needed, but might help at busier times. Good experience. $$+”
  • 31 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. They have one plant-based dish with zucchini noodles with a tomato-based great sauce - definitely give it a try!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
“Wood-fired pizza, variety, bar - $$+ - Reservation recommended - off the square.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Park
“Nature Trail that's great for families! Great for all ages. The path is a groomed dirt path.”
  • 15 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Art Museum
“Tons of options and well landscaped and beautiful (not including the museum inside!)”
  • 184 locals recommend
Bar
“Hip coffeehouse & cocktail bar serving seasonal American bistro fare made with local ingredients. My go-to restaurant for everything!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Make a reservation! This is a local hotspot, especially on the weekends. Wonderful Mexican restaurant, with an attached bakery open until 2pm. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Wood-fired pizza and brews. Many recommend! No reservations necessary. Near the square. $$”
  • 33 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Located in a historic church building just off the square. Everything is gluten-free and delicious. Menu varies. Reservations recommended. $$$”
  • 32 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Really good burgers, sandwiches, salads, variety. Just off the square. Reservations not usually needed, but might help at busier times. Good experience. $$+”
  • 31 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. They have one plant-based dish with zucchini noodles with a tomato-based great sauce - definitely give it a try!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
“Wood-fired pizza, variety, bar - $$+ - Reservation recommended - off the square.”
  • 21 locals recommend

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