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By Rhonda Crone

Fayetteville, Arkansas may not be the first place that comes to mind when planning a family vacation yet according to Kiplinger's magazine this town of just 62,000 is the 7th best place in America to work, live and play. Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas, a Top Tier university with an NCAA football team. It boasts a green approach to city planning. Fayetteville has numerous parks, most of which are connected by the citywide trail system. The historic downtown is host to a whole range of nightlife from music venues to beer joints and fine dinning. The city's calendar of festivals, including the Fayetteville Film Festival, Springfest, and Bikes, Blues and Barbeque motorcycle rally, keep Fayetteville hopping. The Walton Arts Center, the cornerstone of culture in Fayetteville, features high quality national productions such as R.E.N.T, Annie, and C.A.T.S. Fayetteville is a sort of oasis in Arkansas, it has a different vibe than any other city in the state.

Copyright © Rhonda Crone. All rights reserved. Rhonda Crone is a freelance writer who lives in the Ozarks with two kids, a husband, a Welsh Corgie and a dwarf bunny. After finishing her journalism degree and starting her family six years ago, Rhonda has been blogging and writing for local magazines and various websites. She writes about anything that interests her, from wine to wellness to parenting, but her main love is travel writing, despite her intense fear of flying.
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315 N Rollston Ave

Fayetteville, AR 72702

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Dickson Street Condominiums are ideal for families that put a premium on location and space. Not only are these hip condos located in the thick of the excitement - restaurant ...

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465 North Arkansas Ave.

Fayetteville, AR 72701

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The Inn at Carnall Hall is no average hotel. This Victorian inn built in 1905 once served as an all-girl's dormitory. It is conveniently located on the University of Arkansas ...
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1577 West 15th Street

Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

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Staybridge Suites in Fayetteville may be cookie cutter chain but there are no surprises at this all-suite hotel. The rooms are well-appointed, quiet and clean. Each room boas ...
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