Things to Do in Bentonville, AR

Our list of the best things to do in Bentonville, Arkansas, features the top 89 nearby activities — including 53 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!

Bentonville, AR has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.

The results below include the top 18 things to do within the city of Bentonville, AR , followed by 71 popular activities in nearby cities, including Fayetteville, Rogers, Springdale, Siloam Springs, Eureka Springs, Beaver, Garfield, Noel and Sulphur Springs

Bentonville, AR

Highlights
  • Specialty Museums - 2 Activities
  • Skating Rinks - 2 Activities
  • Hiking Trails - 1 Activity
  • Amusement Parks (All Ages) - 1 Activity

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Museum of Native American History
1
1.2 Miles

Museum of Native American History

202 SW O Street, Bentonville, AR 72712
History Museums
The museum gives visitors a glimpse into the life of the first American inhabitants. It is divided into different time periods depicting the changing lives of Native Americans which can be seen through their artifacts.

Rating

98% 748 Votes Submit a Review
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
2
0.0 Miles

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

600 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR 72712
Art Museum
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is not only a museum, but also a park. It is named after the spring which feeds the site's ponds. Besides the art galleries, it also has a library, a restaurant and themed hiking trails.

Rating

97% 2997 Votes Submit a Review
Compton Gardens & Conference Center
3
0.3 Miles

Compton Gardens & Conference Center

312 N. Main St., Bentonville, AR 72712
Other Landmarks
Compton Gardens provides a beautiful, peaceful environment dedicated to the advancement and appreciation of gardening and horticulture which is available for film and commercial photo shoots. The conference center offers a place for seminars, conferences, retreat, workshops, and private events.

Rating

93% 84 Votes Submit a Review
The Buckyball
4
0.7 Miles

The Buckyball

600 Museum Way, Crystal Bridges - Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR 72712
Landmarks
Leo Villareal's Buckyball is part of the permanent collection of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. The thirty foot sculpture is covered in LED tubes that randomly change and is surrounded by reclined benches to facilitate night viewing.

Rating

92% 63 Votes Submit a Review
Walmart Visitor Center
5
0.0 Miles

Walmart Visitor Center

105 North Main Street, Bentonville, AR 72712
Specialty Museums
When it was opened in 1950, this shop was the first Wallmart in the world. Nowadays Walmart Visitor Center acts as both a museum exhibiting a gallery which depicts the life of Sam Walton, and a Spark Cafe Soda Fountain, where the visitor can enjoy a wide variety of refreshments.

Rating

85% 1094 Votes Submit a Review
The Walmart Museum
6
0.0 Miles

The Walmart Museum

105 North Main Street, Bentonville, AR 72712
Specialty Museums
Situated within the original town where Sam Walton opened his first store, the Walmart Museum has an exhibit gallery, Spark Cafe Soda Fountain, and even a real Walton's 5&10. The museum is family friendly with interactive exhibits and activities.

Rating

85% 1107 Votes Submit a Review
Slaughter Pen Hollow Multi-Use Trail System
7
1.7 Miles

Slaughter Pen Hollow Multi-Use Trail System

NW A Street, Bentonville, AR
Hiking Trails
The Slaughter Pen Hollow Multi-Use Trail System provides access to a variety of BMX trails for riders of differing skill levels. The trails are located near a dog park and a local bike shop.

Rating

100% 21 Votes Submit a Review
Peel Mansion & Historic Gardens
8
0.8 Miles

Peel Mansion & Historic Gardens

400 South Walton Blvd., Bentonville, AR 72712
Historic Homes
Built in 1875 by Colonel Samuel West Peel, the mansion and its historic gardens serve as a living display of that period. The garden is an outdoor museum of heritage roses, native plants, and many heirloom varieties of plants that are not usually seen anymore.

Rating

76% 110 Votes Submit a Review
Lawrence Plaza Ice Rink and Splash Park
9
0.1 Miles

Lawrence Plaza Ice Rink and Splash Park

213 NE A St, Bentonville, AR
Skating Rinks
With ice skating during the winter and water features during the summer, the Lawrence Plaza Ice Rink and Splash Park has activities for all year round. Refreshment stands are available in the park, including shaved ice.

Rating

100% 27 Votes Submit a Review
Art
10
1.7 Miles

Art

2204 SE 14th Street, Bentonville, AR 72712
Art Gallery
Featuring the work of local artist, Becky Christenson, ART showcases paintings, sculptures, and plaques for visitors to enjoy. The artists is well known for her ceramic pieces with the subject of nature.

Rating

100% 2 Votes Submit a Review

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