Comfort Inn & Suites
1234 Steamboat Drive
Fayetteville, AR 72704
Phone: (479) 571-5177
Fax: (479) 571-5062
This large, beautiful campus is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas system. The university is particularly well known for its athletics, the Razorbacks, who are NCAA Division One teams and part of the SEC. Academically, the school features the state-of-the-art Walton School of Business, made possible by donations from Sam Walton of Wal-Mart. Visitors to the campus should take a stroll down the Senior Walk, where the names of every graduate since 1876's names are engraved into the ground.
The Chi Omega Greek Theatre was built on the University of Arkansas as a replica of the Theatre of Dionysus in Greece. Gifted to the university by Chi Omega, the open air structure was built in Greek style architecture in 1930. It features fourteen pillars, symbolic for the number of original members and five aisles, in honor of the five founders of Chi Omega. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1992 and is used for concerts, plays, ceremonies and other university events.
Replacing the former library, the Vol Walker Hall is a part of the University of Arkansas. This new facility can accommodate additional students and also has a separate spaces for research work.
The original university building, the Old Main has been an iconic structure and symbol of the University of Arkansas since its completion in 1875. The building was based on a design by Van Osdel, and was an exact replica of the University Hall of Urbana-Champaign. A landmark building that well represents the architectural style of the 19th century, the building was remodeled and renovated between 1986 to 1991. Of note are the North Tower, Arboretum, Statue of James William Fulbright and the Senior Walk.
Popularly known as one of the largest historic cemeteries of this area, the Evergreen Cemetery is a beautiful piece of land that is filled with the freshness of plants. As it's name suggests the cemetery is evergreen with beautiful grass beds and trees around making it a great place to visit and mourn over lost loved ones or also an evening walk.
The spacious brewery features a lively atmosphere, casual ambiance and is a great place to enjoy a drink and a meal out with friends. The brewery has a constantly changing variety of brews on tap, from the popular Hefeweizen Woodstock Wheat to the more unusual Java Porter brewed with coffee.
Just a few blocks from the University of Arkansas campus, Dickson Street is a must-see when you visit the small town of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Take a stroll and discover the unique shops, bars and restaurants that make this historic street one of the two most popular entertainment districts in the state of Arkansas. Dickson Street is also home to the annual Bikes, Blues and BBQ festival.
Walker Park is a great space for outdoor recreation for all ages. The park features good amenities and grounds for baseball, skateboarding, biking, running, volleyball, tennis and more. Don't miss out on visiting the historic mural that dates back to the early 19th Century, a great way to learn about the culture and history of the town.
A serene place on a hill that overlooks the city, the Fayetteville Confederate Cemetery is a cemetery for the soldiers who were posted in Fayetteville. It was founded in 1873 and spreads over 3-5 acres (1.4 hectares). A visit to this burial site is a nice way to reflect on the civil war and pay tribute to the soldiers.
The Lokomotion Fun Park offers a fun day out for the whole family. With fun activities like Go Karting, Laser Tag, Bumper Boats, Mini-golf and a retro arcade, there is plenty to do here. Special events and parties can be booked. Visitors can replenish their energy at the in-house cafe.
The Stonebridge Meadow Golf is a perfect spot for any golf enthusiast to practice and polish their skills. The rolling hills and spectacular views at Stonebridge Meadow Golf ensure that golfers keep coming back for more.
A botanical garden in Arkansas, Botanical Garden of the Ozarks is located between Fayetteville and Springdale. It is a garden with seasonal plantings in a small area, a wildflower meadow, a lakeside hiking trail and a self-guided tree identification tour. It is a volunteer-led initiative and is run by a non-profit organization. They host various events having a focus on educational themed meetings. There is a farmers’ market in the premises as well. The garden can be rented out for weddings and photography events. Check website for more details.