- TripBuzz found 72 things to do with kids in or near Fayetteville, Arkansas, including 48 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Rogers, Bentonville, Springdale and Siloam Springs.
- From Baum Stadium to Lake Fayetteville, the Fayetteville area offers 52 different types of family activities, including: Sports Stadiums (Professional), Movie Theaters, Other Entertainment and Sports Museums.
- The third largest city in Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the state favorite University of Arkansas Razorbacks. A big part of the Civil War, Fayetteville has many war attractions including Dickson Street, which housed wounded troops, and a confederate cemetery. The famous Dickson Street is also the location of many modern venues of entertainment including bars, clubs, and performance halls.
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.
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.
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Cosmic Cavern is a limestone cave which is one of Arkansas' hidden treasures. One section of the cave called Silent Splendor has the longest soda straw formation hanging up to nine feet in length. Cosmic Cavern has two bottomless cave lakes. Divers have never found the bottoms.
Educational, all ages can enjoy a walk along the Tahlequah History Trail. On the way walkers can learn a lot by reading the history signs; and the path further passes historical destinations such as the Rosamund House and penitentiary.
From 1875 to 1901, the Cherokee National Prison Museum stood as the only prison in the Indian Territory. Now available for tours, the museum features a glimpse into the past through photographs, artifacts and a gift shop.