Arkansas is a unique tapestry of mountains, plains and fertile delta. Our history and heritage is part Western frontier, part Ozark pioneer and part Old South. Whether you choose to spend your time enjoying contemporary cityscapes or outdoor recreation that takes full advantage of The Natural State's abundant resources, we'll do our best to make you feel at home on your Arkansas vacation. Whatever it is you're looking for in a Arkansas hotel or motel, chances are you'll find something that meets your wants and budget. New properties continue to be added to various cities and towns while come existing businesses are being updated. You can choose from modern hotels, such as the Little Rock Marriott, 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville and various Embassy Suites locations around the state. Or you can have your pick of historic hotels that feature all the modern conveniences, like the Capital Hotel in Little Rock, the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa in Eureka Springs, the Arlington Hotel & Spa in Hot Springs, or the Hotel Rhea in Walnut Ridge. From the Arkansas Delta to the Ozark Mountains and every geographic region in between, Arkansas's history and heritage is deeply rooted in its landscape. History trips across the state can lead from Mississippi River bottomlands to mid-America's highest peaks or from a legacy of Deep South cotton culture to a town on the edge of the Wild West frontier.
There are many diverse communities and cities in Arkansas, each with something unique for visitors to discover. The people and towns in the Delta have been shaped by a long tradition of agriculture, a bit of the "Old South" is still alive there. On the state's western edge, Fort Smith was once a military outpost on the nation's frontier. Today, its visitors can explore its "Wild West" history along with a beautifully restored historic district. The world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart, is headquartered in Bentonville. That city and nearby Rogers, Springdale and Fayetteville make up one of America's fastest-growing metropolitan areas. Eureka Springs, in the Ozark Mountains, and Hot Springs, in the Ouachita Mountains, are two "spa" cities in Arkansas that have long drawn vacationers in search of healing and relaxation. Some people talk about getting away from it all. Others, such as those who choose houseboat vacations in Arkansas, actually do it. On a "floating hotel," a waterfront view is guaranteed, as is the opportunity for a variety of activities. From fishing, swimming, and deck-top grilling to wildlife watching, stargazing and simply spending quality time with friends and family, visitors can do about as much or little as desired. Convinced a houseboat vacation in Arkansas is right for you. You're in luck, you will find Arkansas lakes have facilities that offer vacation houseboat rentals