Little Rock, AR

Winter is Better with a Southern Accent!

Ranked among the Top Ten “Best Value Destinations in the US” for the last three years by, Little Rock continues to garner national and international acclaim for its quality of life, tourism amenities and ongoing revitalization. As a southern city, Little Rock’s fall and winter seasons a wonderful time to explore the city as performing art groups kick off their new seasons, museums bring in new exhibits, and the city hosts a number of holiday events you won’t want to miss.

One of the city’s newest additions is the beautifully redesigned, state-of-the-art, Robinson Center, the official performance home to the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Ballet Arkansas and Celebrity Attractions’ Broadway Theater Series. One of a small group of National Register structures to be LEED certified, it is a great place to enjoy a show. This winter, it will host everything from Alton Brown to Les Miserables, and holiday favorites like Mannheim Steamroller and The Nutcracker. Other guilty holiday pleasures include Little Rock’s annual Big Jingle Jubilee Holiday Parade and official lighting of the State Capitol; Historic Arkansas Museum’s annual “Nog-off” eggnog competition; and, the Capital Hotel’s fabulous Christmas Tree and holiday events.

Little Rock is also home to dozens of museums and cultural attractions, including the William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park, Central High School National Historic Site, the state’s only zoo, and the Arkansas Arts Center. Its downtown River Market entertainment district is always a visitor favorite.

Winter is also a great time to enjoy the city’s craft beverage scene and visit its award-winning breweries, wineries and distillery. Just named one of “15 Southern Cities All Food Lovers Should Visit Now” by Food & Wine and Southern Living, Little Rock has more than 600 restaurants and numerous artisanal food purveyors, so visitors have plenty of dining options and palate-pleasing discoveries to make while they are here.

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