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Best things to do in Little Rock

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Library
“Check out some amazing art exhibit the library holds. Very cool architecture and beautiful view of the river”
28 locals recommend
Cafe
“This cafe has a quaint garden area where you can sit. For its produce it is in cooperation with local farms . ”
24 locals recommend
Bridge
“Experience the longest pedestrian and bicycle bridge in North America, built specifically for that use. This impressive structure was named the Big Dam Bridge because of its massive 4,226 foot span built atop Murray Lock and Dam. Elevated up to 90 feet above the Arkansas River, the Big Dam Bridge connects over 14 miles of scenic riverside trails in the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock, and assists in the connection of 70,000 acres of various city, county, state and federal park land. It’s one of several Little Rock bridges that serve bicyclists and pedestrians. The trail provides cyclist and pedestrian access to the Clinton Presidential Center, the River Market, museums, restaur”
16 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great coffee, pastries, people and love the big windows to people watch! The staff is always pleasant. It is right on the main thoroughfare in Hillcrest. ”
19 locals recommend
Plaza
“Clinton Library, Arkansas Game and Fish Museum, Central Arkansas Library Museum, Heifer International, Museum of Discovery and Farmers Market are all located within 2 blocks of each other. With the exception of the Clinton Library and Museum of Discovery, these amazing museums have free admission. ”
18 locals recommend
Science Museum
“This museum is especially suited to children but adults will love it too! This is one of the top destinations for families who visit Little Rock, and it is located within the River Market in an old train station.”
8 locals recommend
Store
“Visit Little Rock's main art museum, which has a terrific permanent collection and a world-class collection of works on paper. The museum is located just a few blocks to the South in MacArthur Park. Admission to the permanent collection is free, but some traveling exhibitions require an admission fee. Art lovers will be in heaven, and those who don't love art might discover that maybe they do.”
11 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Dillard's, Bath & Body Works, Forever 21, Banana Republic, Aldo... It's a mall, with lots of shopping places.”
3 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“Enjoy the many restaurants and shopping opportunities or take in a movie at Little Rocks #1 outdoor mall.”
10 locals recommend
Zoo
“The Little Rock Zoo is the perfect sized zoo - big enough that there is plenty to see, and small enough that it feels intimate and you can really connect with the animals. It's obvious that the animals are very well cared for here and it's not rare to run into a Keeper who will visit with and educate guests about these magnificent creatures.”
6 locals recommend
Store
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“Personalized salads and great pizzas. The gelato is excellent as well. Locally owned. Addictive. ”
17 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Named among Esquire's "24 Best Bars in America" as a dive bar. Tucked in the neighborhood and the old bar in in Little Rock. A truly unpretentious bar with events and entertainment that appeals to a diverse group of ages and music lovers and poetry and standup comedy,.... ”
16 locals recommend
Food
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“This is a phenomenal place for good beer. This is a phenomenal place for good beer. This is a phenomenal place for good beer. This is a phenomenal place for good beer. This is a phenomenal place for good beer. This is a phenomenal place for good beer. This is a phenomenal place for good beer. This is a phenomenal place for good beer. This is a phenomenal place for good beer. This is a phenomenal place for good beer. ”
12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“GREAT food and grown-up drinks! Check out there reverse happy hour starts late in the evening until closing. ”
14 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“Offering Czech and German classics as well as delightful appetizers, burgers, salads, and flatbreads. Award-winning desserts are worth saving room for or taking home. Also offers cocktails, imported beers, microbrews, and wine. This is one of two locations for this local restaurant, each is unique and good. Family style. ”
14 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Small house with great seasonal changing menu and casual atmosphere and nice patio, also good wine and drinks”
11 locals recommend