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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Natural Feature
“Great trail and the option to rent bikes/kayaks/boats! They also have a disco golf course.”
  • 18 locals recommend
“The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks is a captivating destination in Northwest Arkansas that draws more than 80,000 visitors a year. The Garden is a collection of twelve themed gardens and includes the region’s only butterfly house. We are a member-supported public garden dedicated to education and environmental awareness and serve as a community destination for unique nature experiences.”
  • 15 locals recommend
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BBQ Restaurant
“I dare you to find a better brisket in the country. Also grab some bacon burnt ends. Highly recommend. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Arvest Ballpark is a stadium in Springdale, Arkansas. It is primarily used for baseball, as the home of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals of the Texas League. The ballpark has a capacity of 7,305 people and opened in 2008.”
  • 9 locals recommend
“Great museum about the early history of NWA located in downtown Springdale! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
“A staple of Springdale and a great breakfast spot. An episode of True Detective was filmed here. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
“Such a fun place to listen to music and try local wine! Only about 10 mins from Airbnb! You can bring your own food or order from the local food truck! They also serve beer and wine slushies. It’s even kid friendly! Many locals go here often! One of our favorite places! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“NWA Naturals at Arvest Ballpark is a minor league baseball team. They are a member of the Texas league and severs as the Double A affiliate to the Kansas City Royals.”
  • 1 local recommends
“This apple cidery has a great atmosphere with wonderful activities and bands. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“BEST COFFEE IN THE STATE! This place is a must while your are in NWA. The baked items are delicious, the cold brews and truffle drinks are fantastic. The staff excels in customer service. I promise, you will not be disappointed!”
  • 5 locals recommend
“You can hike, bike or kayak the small the lake here! It's a nice 5 mile loop. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Great wood-fired pizza and local brews! Super close to Airbnb! Another of our favorites! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Ride in style on a meticulously restored antique passenger cars. The first class parlor car or the 1940's caboose. Relax as the train rides through river valleys, traverses high trestles, and cuts into a quarter mile tunnel. Friendly and fun conductors, enhance the journey with antidotes about the areas rich history. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Art Gallery
  • 2 locals recommend
“The Jones Center is a great location for a rainy day with the kids. They have ice skating, swimming and basketball courts to name a few. Most events are free. Call for tickets ahead of time.”
  • 3 locals recommend