For meetings, conventions, sporting events and group tours, Jonesboro has a little bit of everything. Downtown Jonesboro offers a lively scene with restaurants, galleries and the civic center and community theater called the Forum. Arkansas State University is home to one of the mid-South’s finest museums, an arts center and an indoor sports/entertainment complex. The Forrest L. Wood Crowley’s Ridge Nature Center serves as a stop  along Crowley’s Ridge National Scenic Byway. Groups can venture out to explore Civil War routes, Trail of Tears and the Southwest Trail, all part of the Arkansas Heritage Trails System in this area.