Hop on I-30 to Access Little Rock’s Top Attractions
Don’t be fooled by its name; Little Rock is the largest city in Arkansas and it’s teeming with fun things to do, like biking along the Big Dam Bridge and admiring the architecture of the state capitol building. The Country Inn & Suites is located in nearby Bryant, just outside of the city’s hustle and bustle but only a 20-minute drive away via Interstate 30. As our guest, you can easily go to the Little Rock Zoo, have a picnic in Bishop Park and attend a family-friendly event at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds all in one day. If you’re a racing fan, take in the fast-paced thrills at the I-30 Speedway. In town for work? Our proximity to local corporations and the LIT airport makes it easy to enjoy a productive stay.
Events and Family Entertainment
- Arkansas State Fairgrounds (17 miles)
From livestock shows and festivals to concerts and competitions, the Arkansas State Fairgrounds presents a variety of events each year, including the annual state fair.
Phone: +1 (501) 372-8341
- Little Rock Zoo (15 miles)
Zoom over to the Little Rock Zoo to view nearly 700 animals, including species such as rhinos, penguins, lions, tigers and bears.
Phone: +1 (501) 666-2406
- Verizon Arena (17 miles)
In addition to concerts featuring current superstars like Bruno Mars and legendary performers like Bruce Springsteen, this multipurpose entertainment venue also hosts other events like ice shows and rodeos.
Phone: +1 (501) 975-9000
Museums and Tours
- Arkansas State Capitol (17 miles)
From the marbled floors to the top of the 213-foot rotunda, the Arkansas State Capitol is an extraordinary example of neoclassical architecture. Come take a tour to see how the building blends the state’s past and present, while also shaping its future.
Phone: +1 (501) 682-5080
- Clinton Presidential Center (17 miles)
When you visit the Clinton Presidential Center, explore an impressive collection of presidential memorabilia that includes replicas of the White House Cabinet Room and the Oval Office.
Phone: +1 (501) 374-4242
- William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum (20 miles)
Packed with presidential artifacts and mementos, this educational collection provides an immersive look at the presidency of Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States.
Phone: +1 (501) 374-4242
Parks and Recreation
- Big Dam Bridge (20 miles)
Spanning more than 4,000 feet over the Arkansas River, this local landmark provides pedestrians and cyclists with stunning views of the surrounding area. Stop by at night for a glimpse at its award-winning LED lighting.
Phone: +1 (501) 340-6800
- Bishop Park (3 miles)
Spend the day at Bishop Park to take part in an array of fun-filled activities, like swimming in the on-site pool, running around the splash pads, picnicking in the grass and playing ball on the 20 athletic fields.
Phone: +1 (501) 943-0444
- Hot Springs National Park (38 miles)
Go for a hike to the Mountain Tower for views of the Ouachita Mountains, or treat yourself to a spa day at the Buckstaff Bathhouse. Whether you’re looking for a rugged or relaxing experience, don’t miss a chance to see, feel and taste the natural thermal waters in this national park.
Phone: +1 (501) 620-6715
- Pinnacle Mountain State Park (23 miles)
Catch a glimpse of Arkansas’ natural beauty by hiking or biking the trails at this 2,356-acre state park. Before leaving, stop by the gift shop to pick up a souvenir from your visit.
Phone: +1 (501) 868-5806
- I-30 Speedway (4.2 miles)
For more than 50 years, the I-30 Speedway has hosted high-octane races such as the Short Track Nationals for 360 Sprints, Lucas Oil American Sprint Car and Comp Cams Super Dirt Series Late Models. If you’re in town for this speedway’s fast-paced thrills, ask about our special rate! Up to two people can stay for only $84.95 when you book directly with the hotel at least two weeks in advance.
Phone: +1 (501) 455-4567
- Oaklawn Racing & Gaming (45 miles)
With hundreds of table games and slot machines as well as on-site dining and live horse racing, Oaklawn offers enough excitement to fill an entire evening.
Phone: +1 (501) 623-4411
- Downtown Little Rock (17 miles)
With a convenient combination of restaurants, retailers and entertainment venues, downtown Little Rock offers something for everyone. If you love food, don’t miss a stop at the farmer’s market in the River Market District.
Phone: +1 (501) 375-0121
- Outlets of Little Rock (5 miles)
Spend the day hunting for brand-name bargains when you browse popular outlet stores like Nike, Brooks Brothers and Banana Republic. If hunger strikes, order a coffee from Starbucks or treat yourself to delicious Swiss chocolate at Lindt.
Phone: +1 (501) 455-9100
- The Shoppes at Benton (3.3 miles)
Upgrade your wardrobe at Maurices, Rack Room Shoes or TJ Maxx, just a few of the retailers at this recently opened shopping center off I-30. Are you staying in a pet-friendly room at the hotel? Take your dog to PetSmart for a treat.
- ACI Coors Ceramics (6 miles)
- Axciom (8 miles)
- Heifer International (20 miles)
- International Paper Co. (6 miles)
- Reynolds Metal Co (8 miles)
- Saline Memorial Hospital (1.5 miles)
- State Capitol Government Offices (18 miles)
- State Police Headquarters (8 miles)