- Our list of the best things to do in Van Buren, Arkansas, features the top 28 nearby activities — including 20 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Van Buren, AR has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 7 things to do within the city of Van Buren, AR , followed by 21 popular activities in nearby cities, including Fort Smith, Mountainburg and Sallisaw
Part of the Van Buren Historic District, the one hundred-plus year old King Opera House hosts plays and artistic performances. Local legend purports that the ghost of a rejected actor wanders around backstage in a top had and cape.
Didion Athletics is a family oriented club with the goal of building character, perseverance, and self-confidence while teaching life long fitness habits. The gym offers recreational and competitive programs for children.
A small lake offers relaxing scenery at the Van Buren Municipal Park even though the lake itself is off limits to the public. The park as a whole features two separate playgrounds, a baseball field, covered picnic tables, and a running trail around the lake.
Blakemore Field is a multi-purpose football and soccer field located at Van Buren High School. The all grass field and track area plays host to the local school's regularly scheduled athletics, as well as scheduled special band performances.
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627 Main Street, Van Buren, AR 72956 MoreLess Info
Irwin Ralph Studio Art Form Galleries is a fine art gallery that displays sculptures, projects, architectural design, and paintings. The gallery also sells sand sculptures that depict the ruins of the Canyon de Chelly.
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522 Garland Avenue and South 6th Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901 MoreLess Info
The mortal remains of over 13,000 individuals are interred at Fort Smith National Cemetery. In addition to the graves, the cemetery is noted for its two monuments: the Monument to the Unknown Confederate Dead. and a memorial to casualties of theVietnam War.
A 16-screen movie theater, Fort Smith Cinema displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games, rocking chairs, curved screens and a concession area with food and drinks.
A discount movie theater featuring three auditoriums, The Mall Trio displays second-run movies using digital projection and sound. The theater offers online ticketing, a game room, rocking chairs and a concession area with food and drinks.