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​Welcome to the Explore Northwest Arkansas Blog! With four counties, 10 diverse cities, and hundreds of attractions in between, NWA is one of the fastest growing travel destinations in America – having been recognized among the coolest, hippest, and all-around best places to live and to visit. Explore the content below and discover all there is to know about this dynamic region and why nearly 4 million people visit each year!

Spring Roundup: Top Things To Do & See
Our bucket list is overflowing with outdoor events, baseball, culinary in the garden and more!
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Northwest Arkansas Farmers Markets
Soak up the sights and sounds of outdoor farmers markets this spring
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Explore Distinctive Downtowns
Walkable, shoppable, artsy, historic – visit our distinctive downtowns!
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Springtime Family Fun
Take advantage of nature & the outdoors with these fun activities for the ...
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NWA Top Things To Do & See
From creek-side music for families to world cup mountain bicycling races, ...
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State & Area Parks and Lakes
Gear up for spring with hiking or canoeing at a state park, or a picnic at ...
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Bragging Rights: Razorbacks for the Win
Teams lead the rankings, meaning now's a great time to be a Hogs fan
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Best of MTB: OZ Trails NWA
Shred our 300+ miles of mountain biking trails – the best in the nation
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NWA Roundup: Top Picks for Fun
Make March count with fun hikes, spring gardens, performances & events!
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Fayetteville To Host 2021 UCI World Cup
Fayetteville is first city in the nation named an UCI Bike City
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Railyard Park Comes to Rogers
Railyard Park is taking shape in downtown Rogers with attention-grabbing ...
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Visitors Guide

​Click here to view or request a copy of the official 2020 Northwest Arkansas Visitors Guide!