Fayetteville Travel Guide

This college town in Washington County, northwestern Arkansas, is the state’s third most populous. Fayetteville ranks as one of the Top 10 Best Places in America for Business and Careers. It’s also where Bill and Hillary Clinton first lived together after they got married. Visitors will find lively nightlife, exclusive shopping, historical sites and outdoor activities among the wonderful Ozark Mountains.

Downtown Fayetteville is known as northwest Arkansas’ entertainment district. The action is centered on Dickson street, a popular hangout for the college crowd as it’s close to the University of Arkansas campus. However, there are plenty of venues all around town to everyone’s tastes. More sophisticated entertainment can be found at performances by the North Arkansas Symphony, an outstanding 70-piece orchestra.

Sports fans will have a ball here, with Fayetteville boasting two stadiums and a track center, while also being home to the Arkansas Razorbacks university team. The Jerry Jones-Jim Lindsey and Tommy Boyer halls of champions highlight the city’s proud tradition of sports achievement.


Clinton House Museum: is housed in a 1930s English-style bungalow and was the first home and wedding site of Bill and Hillary Clinton.

Confederate Cemetery: is the final resting place for some 500 Confederate soldiers from Arkansas, Missouri, Louisiana and Texas.

Headquarters House: was built in 1853 and served as a command center for both the Union and Confederate armies at different times during the Civil War.

Arkansas Air Museum: showcases the early days of aviation with its impressive collection of aircraft from the 1920s through the 1940s.

Mount Sequoyah: rises 1,700 feet above sea level and is the highest point in Fayetteville, offering fine views of the city from its western slopes.****