Visitors to Fayetteville won't have to worry about running out of places to visit during their stay. Most widely known for being the home of the Arkansas Razorbacks and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville is also known for the numerous tourist attractions located within and around the city.
Fayetteville is a great place for visitors interested in military history. The Pea Ridge National Military Park is the site of one of the largest Civil War Battle west of the Mississippi River. Tour through the Ozark Military Museum where you'll see a number of military vehicles including a cargo truck used in Desert Storm and a light armored car. There are two flying aircrafts at the museum including a WWII Aeronca L-3 observation aircraft.
Another location of a major Civil War battle where more than 20,000 soldiers on both the Union and Confederate sides fought for control of Northwest Arkansas is the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. This 130-acre park gives tourists a view of the Civil War and the affects the war had on the people residing in the area. You can view aircrafts from the 1920's through the 1940's at the Arkansas Air Museum and you can choose from a self-guided tour or explore the site with a tour guide.
If you're a sports fan, you'll enjoy the Tommy Boyer Hall of Champions. This sports museum is located inside the Bud Walton Arena and includes highlights of baseball, track and field, basketball and other sports. Guests will enjoy the displays and interactive video. Another attraction for sports fans is the Jerry Jones-Jim Lindsey Hall of Champions, located inside the Broyles Athletic Center. Housed in the two-story atrium at the north end of the football field are video screens that explain the history of more than 100 years of Fayetteville Razorback football.
Fayetteville is also the home of the Clinton House Museum. Bill and Hillary Clinton were married and also made this 1930's English-style bungalow their first home. The museum displays the Clintons during their time in Fayetteville through photograph and memorabilia displays. Also displayed in the museum are vintage campaign materials and a gift shop for visitors.
If you want to attend a movie you can head to the Regal Fiesta Square 16 Cinemas where current movies are shown, or maybe you want to head over to the 112 Drive-In that shows recent full-length movies. If you're more interested in shopping then you'll want to go to Dickson Street where you'll find a large number of restaurant, boutiques, galleries and clubs.
Fayetteville has numerous sites that can be seen by taking tours or just heading out for a scenic drive. One of the favorite places to visit is Mt. Sequovah, which is the highest point in Fayetteville. Named after the Cherokee leader who also created the Cherokee alphabet and translated the New Testament of the Bible for the Indians, Mt. Sequovah offers some unforgettable scenery with it's 1,700 feet above sea level elevation.
All Seasons Trail, Devil's Den and Lake Wedington are a few more scenic drives that Fayetteville has to offer to visitors. Entertainment, dining and shopping are in abundance, but the numerous attractions in Fayetteville is what keeps bringing visitors back to the area for some fantastic experiences.
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