Bentonville is a place like no other, a place of ideas, innovation and inspiration. This small town of 49,000 boast a bounty for visitors and residents alike. Art, food, music, cycling, history and forward thinking abound in this Northwest Arkansas town. Located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains Bentonville is easily accessible from most major cities by air and just a short drive from Kansas City, Dallas, Oklahoma City, St Louis and Little Rock.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, founded in 2005 by the Walton Family Foundation, has a permanent collection that spans five centuries of American masterworks ranging from the Colonial era to the current day. 21c Museum and Hotel adds another artful element to the Bentonville scene, with over 12,000 square feet of gallery space that adjoins the 104-room boutique hotel in downtown Bentonville.
The Bentonville Running Festival hosts the Bentonville Half Marathon each spring and sees over 3,500 runners each year. The newly opened 8th Street Market, located in the Downtown Market District, is home to an ever-growing list of new festivals and events including the two-day Bite NWA food festival and the World Champion Squirrel Cook-off held annually.
Bentonville is known as one of the top cycling destinations in North America. International Mountain Biking Association(IMBA) has ranked Bentonville a Silver-Level Ride Center. We have over 140 miles of hard and soft trails for you and your family to explore. Whether you are an experienced rider or a beginner Bentonville has something for everyone to enjoy.
With all there is to see and do food and drink will be in order, stop in to one of our local breweries and grab a pint, or get a bite to eat at one of our locally owned restaurants. Known for our High South cuisine, Bentonville is bringing southern hospitality to a whole new level, from fine dining to farm to table, what we have on the menu is not to be missed.
Last modified: April 25, 2018