Welcome to Northwest Arkansas, also known as NWA, a place of unparalleled natural beauty where local visionaries have harnessed their dreams and turned them into world-class realities. The towns that comprise Northwest Arkansas are Bella Vista, Bentonville, Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, Lowell, Rogers, Siloam Springs and Springdale. With such creative leadership, its people, defying even the most optimistic expectations, have placed Northwest Arkansas on the national and global map. This tiny NW corner of Arkansas has now become a key business and entertainment destination for travelers the world over.

There are a plethora of fun things to do, see, taste and enjoy here. Below is a sampling of the best.


Experience the magic of trying one of our little hidden food treasures tucked away in a most unexpected location.  For example, how about driving up to a gas station to fill your tank only to discover some of the best fried chicken you will ever put in your mouth.  Or try walking into a bakery and also finding delicious, fresh, handmade tamales.... Read more

mexican food

Amazing authentic Mexican restaurants are located throughout NWA.  On the list are some newer indie and chain restaurants as well as favorite restaurants that have stood the test of time.  Some people absolutely must have their Mexican food fix at least once a week, and it's lucky for them that there are many... Read more

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Variety and fast, fabulous fun describe the NWA events scheduled for this weekend. Springdale is the location for a Phat Tire sponsored posh event, the Lanterne Rouge Fondo (Road Ride) on the 27th featuring both a 20 and 40-mile ride.  This event will be followed by the first ever Midsummer Soiree on Spring Street, presented... Read more

thai food 2

Northwest Arkansas boasts some of the best Thai restaurants to be found anywhere. Whether you're visiting Northwest Arkansas, a newcomer, or a resident, you're only minutes away from satisfying your craving for excellent Thai food. Some people have developed such an ongoing taste for Thai, that they simply must have it once a week or... Read more


Whether it’s an Arkansas Razorback game, business or vacation that brings you to Fayetteville, you must visit world-famous Dickson Street. It is famous for its nightlife and bars, but Dickson Street and the surrounding area including Block Street and the Downtown Square are also known for outstanding boutique shopping, performing art,... Read more


Phat Tire in Springdale is celebrating its grand opening with a day long line-up of music and food.  Don't miss this opportunity to check out all that Phat Tire has to offer. Bentonville Brewing is hosting the Arkansas Brewer's Guild Summer Tap Takeover, and many of our NWA breweries are joining in.  This is a great opportunity to sample our... Read more


Thrift stores are very popular in NWA. They sell secondhand clothing and household goods, and often exist to raise money for charitable institutions. Goodwill is a good example of a thrift store. Their merchandise is typically very inexpensive, and is attractive to anyone on a limited budget. Check out the Top 10 Thrift Stores in Northwest... Read more

zeus burger from the steam

Most restaurants start closing at 9 p.m or before in Northwest Arkansas,  but there are also some excellent ones that do stay open for late night dining. In fact, we were pleasantly surprised when our research revealed that late night dining is plentiful - you just need to know where to go. Use the convenient list below to find a restaurant... Read more


We hear about girl’s nights out, what about guy’s night out in Northwest Arkansas?  Think about it, how often when you and your friends get together do you reminisce about all the fun you used to have? Here is your chance to have some fun and create new memories:  Read more

dogs in the bed

Yearly, almost 60 billion dollars are spent on pets. Pet food, medical expenses, toys, boarding and the actual cost of our pets is a big business. Pet sitters and boarding don't come cheap, plus some folks actually prefer the company of their pet whether they are travelling or at home.  So there is an enormous need for accommodations that... Read more