Little Rock is impossible to bypass.
There are no Little Rock rivals in Arkansas thanks to its locals who painted the colorful canvas of the city. They set their hometown apart from other destinations maintaining clear leadership from its economy to its culture and sport scene.
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Bestsellers by novelist E. Lynn Harris led the city to literary pre-eminence, actor Gilbert Aronson introduced it to wide audience and Jermain Taylor, the 2005 Middleweight Champion of the World made it famous on the global sporting scene.
These led to Little Rock becoming the focus of foreign interest.
The city was designated a capital in 1836 thriving mainly on commerce. Since the year it was established in 1814, Little Rock has been a point of turbulence that ended in political corruption and racial segregation of the 20th century.
Things got heated when the government prevented nine African American students from attending the High School. This ended in bloody campaigns within the city. Today Little Rock has moved on to better life with relaxed atmosphere reflected in variety of shops and restaurants alongside the beautiful river. While shoppers can spend a day at the River Market or drinking coffee in the local cafes, kids will be more satisfied with sightseeing.
- Arkansas State Capitol became a setting for several movies
- Central High School National Historic Site and Museum, dedicated to the Central High crisis of 1957
- Gazette Building, founded in 1819 by William Woodruff, a scientist and writer
- Historic Arkansas Museum traces history of the city and features also a gallery with changing exhibits
- MacArthur Park, located in the old Little Rock Arsenal surroundings, the area is perfect for strolls
Whatever you choose to do, Little Rock will be a different experience every time because of the weather. Unlike other places where season can blend, it features four distinct seasons and each bring unique charm to the city. But the best for your travel is summer with its numerous outdoors like swimming, fishing, boating at the lakes. Regardless of the season, Little Rock always brims with activities and you can experience them all with Booked.net.