Bentonville, Arkansas

Bentonville, best known as the headquarters of Walmart, has been hosting visitors over the years with popular sites such as the Peel Mansion Museum and Heritage Gardens, the Walmart Visitors Center, and the Museum of Native American History.

A city in the midst of a great transformation, Bentonville has recently boomed in attractions, population, and amenities and is undergoing a cultural revitalization of its parks, public gardens, museums, and restaurants due to the opening of the new Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Whether you are looking for indoor or outdoor activities, Bentonville has something for everyone. Spend the day touring museums and mansions, art galleries and delicious culinary scene. Popular outdoor activities include golfing, boating, biking, fishing, swimming, hiking and more.


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  • Baymont Inn & Suites
  • Bentonville Inn
  • Best Western Castlerock Inn & Suites
  • Comfort Suites
  • Doubletree Guest Suites
  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
  • Four Points by Sheraton Bentonville
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites
  • La Quinta Inn And Suites
  • Microtel Inn And Suites
  • Simmons Suites
  • Springhill Suites Bentonville
  • Suburban Extended Stay Hotel Bentonville
  • Super 8 Motel
  • Value Place Bentonville
  • Wingate Inn Airport

Things to Do

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  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art This premier national art institution dedicated to American art and artists was founded by Alice Walton, daughter of the late Sam & Helen Walton. The Museum houses works from American artists along with galleries dedicated to regional art and artists and rotating exhibits. The entire Crystal Bridges campus sits on 120 acres of lush forest where visitors experience not only the museum, but also the park-like setting of a series of urban trails peppered with interactive sculpture and gardens connecting the campus to beautiful Downtown Bentonville.
  • Walmart Visitors Center One of the most popular attractions in Bentonville is the Walmart Visitor Center located on the Downtown Bentonville Square at 105 North Main Street. It is the original location of the Walton’s 5 & 10, the retail venture launched by Sam Walton in 1950. View everything from the exact re-creation of Sam’s personal office to his favorite old Ford truck as well as many other Walton family treasures. Enjoy interactive exhibits and displays as well as the Spark Café, a 1950’s style soda fountain and coffee shop. The Walmart Visitor Center is truly a family friendly museum that visitors enjoy exploring.
  • Peel Mansion Museum and Heritage Gardens Built in 1875 by Colonel Samuel West Peel on the outskirts of Bentonville, Peel Mansion is a marvelous example of Italianate structure surrounded by historic roses, perennials and native fauna. Inside enjoy rare pine graining, elegant balustrades, Anglo-Japanese mantles, Greek Revival molded trim and more. Observe the authentic period details in the lighting devices ranging from kerosene lamps to chandeliers.
  • Compton Gardens Compton Gardens and Conference Center are named after Dr. Neil Compton, a noted Bentonville physician, writer, photographer, founder of the Ozark Society, and savior of the Buffalo River. The Conference Center is the re-modeled home of Dr. Compton and now serves as a rental facility for seminars, conferences, workshops, retreats, intimate weddings, and private events. The green oasis that surrounds the conference center consists of 6.5 acres of native woodland which serves as a regional destination garden.
  • Museum of Native American History Take a walk through pre-historic times in one of the area’s most fascinating museums. The facility is divided into five different time periods that will guide you through the constant changing lives of the Native Americans as seen through their artifacts. Displays feature relics dating from over 14,000 years ago to more recent historic times.


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  • War Eagle Mill
  • Thai Kitchen
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
  • Golden Corral of Rogers
  • Longhorn Steakhouse
  • Krutons
  • Smash Burger
  • Chef Shuttle
  • Tazikis Mediterranean Cafe
  • Mimis Cafe
  • Boneheads
  • Bentonville Butcher & Deli
  • Qdoba Mexican Grill
  • Allen's Food Market
  • Billy Sims BBQ-Bentonville
  • Oven & Tap
  • Zaxby's
  • Jimmy John's
  • Tusk & Trotter
  • Flying Fish, Inc.
  • Carrabba's Italian Grill
  • McAlister's Deli
  • Acropolis Restaurant
  • 21c Museum Hotel
  • River Grille
  • Braum's Ice Cream & Dairy Stores
  • Blu Fresh Fish Market Place
  • Tavola Trattoria
  • Dairy Queen
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House
  • The Station Cafe, Inc.
  • Eureka Pizza


  • Northwest Medical Center
  • Mercy Hospital Northwest
  • Arkansas Children’s Hospital


  • Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport
  • Joplin Regional Airport

Military Bases

  • Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville, AR
  • Camp Joseph Robinson Army Base in North Little Rock, AR
  • Fort Chaffee Army Base in Fort Smith, AR
  • Pine Bluff Arsenal Army Base in Jefferson County, AR

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