Family, Fun and Folk Music

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Family, Fun and Folk Music
Family, Fun and Folk Music

This four-day family vacation is filled with educational and interactive museums, kid-friendly hikes, local restaurants and Ozark folk arts. Start in Arkansas’s capital with lunch in the River Market District and options ranging from pizza to curry to barbecue. Experience the city lights with free trolley rides and easily accessible sight-seeing spots. The locally made ice cream at Loblolly Creamery is a must! Then pack up the family and head up to the Ozark Mountains. Hike to a cave in Fairfield Bay and watch artisans craft at Ozark Folk Center State Park. Finish off your trip with a memorable zip through the trees at Loco Ropes. This is one family vacation that you won’t forget!

Family, Fun and Folk Music

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12:00 PM

Lunch & Explore River Market
River Market Little Rock, AR 72201

3:00 PM

Children's Museum – Museum of Discovery
500 President Clinton Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72201

5:00 PM

Check into Hotel – DoubleTree Hotel
424 West Markham Street – Little Rock, AR 72201

6:30 PM

Dinner – Iriana's Pizza
201 East Markham, Little Rock, AR 72201

8:00 PM

Ride free – Little Rock Trolley 
Various Trolley Stops

Overnight

Return to Hotel – DoubleTree Hotel
424 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72201

9:00 AM

Breakfast – DoubleTree Hotel
424 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72201

10:00 AM

Museum – Clinton Presidential Center
1200 E. President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, AR 72201

12:30 PM

Lunch – The Root Cafe
1500 South Main Street, Little Rock, AR 72201

1:30 PM

Ice cream – Loblolly Creamery
1423 South Main Street, Little Rock, AR 72202

2:00 PM

Explore SoMa – South Main Historic District
South Main Street, Little Rock, AR 72202

5:00 PM

Return to Hotel – DoubleTree Hotel
424 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72201

6:30 PM

Dinner – David's Burgers
400 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, AR 72201

7:30 PM

Sightseeing – Junction Bridge
200 Ottenheimer Plaza, Little Rock, AR 72201

Overnight

Return to Hotel – DoubleTree Hotel
424 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72201

9:00 AM

Breakfast – At The Corner
201 East Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72201

10:00 AM

Drive to Fairfield Bay (1.5 hours)

11:30 AM

Hiking – Indian Rock Cave and Trail
337 Snead Dr., Fairfield Bay, AR 72088

12:30 PM

Lunch – Little Red Restaurant
373 Dave Creek Pkwy, Fairfield Bay, AR 72088

1:30 PM

Drive to Mountain View (1 hour) 

2:30 PM

Check into Cabin/Yurt
Explore Craft Village – Ozark Folk Center State Park
1032 Park Avenue, Mountain View, AR 72560

5:30 PM

Dinner – Skillet Restaurant
1032 Park Avenue, Mountain View, AR 72560

7:00 PM

Concert – OFC Concert Hall
1032 Park Avenue, Mountain View, AR 72560

Overnight

Return to Cabin – Ozark Folk Center State Park
1032 Park Avenue, Mountain View, AR 72560

9:00 AM

Breakfast – Skillet Restaurant
1032 Park Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560

10:00 AM

Ropes Course/Ziplines – Loco Ropes
1032A Park Avenue, Mountain View, AR 72560

12:30 PM

Lunch – Tommy's Famous ... A Pizzeria, Inc.
Ark. Hwy 66 (West Main St.) at Carpenter, Mountain View, AR 72560

1:30 PM

Music store – Mountain View Music
123 West Washington, Mountain View, AR 72560

 

Budget-Friendly Tips

One of the easiest ways to save money when traveling is by packing sack lunches, but that doesn’t mean you have to eat bologna and cheese the whole time! Every weekend, farmers markets are held around the area. Stock up on locally sourced produce and homemade treats while saving cash on pre-made meals!

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