Attractions in Little Rock

William J. Clinton Presidential Center
The appeal of Little Rock, Arkansas as a visitor attraction lies in its museums, art galleries and its beautiful waterfalls. One of the more notable is the William J. Clinton Presidential Center named for Arkansas native son, the 42nd President of the United States. The multi-million dollar complex stretches across 17 acres of land adjacent to the Arkansas River and is the most expensive Presidential library built, to date. Visitors touring the facility get to see the extensive collection of artifacts from the Clinton Presidency era.

Arkansas Museum of Discovery
The Arkansas Museum of Discovery is only a short distance from the Presidential Center. The museum has a long fascinating history beginning with writer and Bernie Babcock who initially established it as The Arkansas Museum of Natural History and Antiquities in 1927. Two years later she gave it to the city of Arkansas and it has enjoyed its own vast experiences ever since. Its evolvement to its present state has grown tremendously and housed many interactive science exhibits as well as many of its permanent collections of Passports to the World and Imagination Station.

Arkansas Arts Center
Arts enthusiasts will enjoy their visit to the Arkansas Arts Center as they experience of it has to offer. This visual and performing center features everything from lectures to art classes. Call ahead to plan for a live theatre performance.

Willow Springs
What vacation would be complete without having water adventure? Willow Springs has been around since 1928 and making family vacations a memorable experience on three acres of spring fed lake. Besides swimming Willow Springs encourages families to have picnics and parties at the location.

Little Rock Zoo
Little Rock Zoo is for the enjoyment of children and adults. The state's largest zoo was established in 1926 and sits on a sprawling 33 acres of land. The zoo opened with only two animals but now has more than 700. Through the years it added a big cat exhibit and Children's Farm. The big cat exhibit was added in the 1980's and the zoo has since also installed other big animal features. The Children's Farm gives children an opportunity to have interactive contact. The zoo is divided into several zones

Others
Among other popular attractions your family will love include: a trip to the Little Rock Zoo that was established in 1926, Arkansas Children's Theatre, and a tour of the Governor's Mansion.