Hot shopping spots are varied and plentiful in the Greater Little Rock area. Big-name stores and hip new retail destinations populate the expanding west side, while Midtown offers two malls – one indoor, one outdoor – right across the street from each other. And don’t miss downtown’s numerous museum stores, shops and plethora of eclectic boutiques nestled in The Heights and Hillcrest, two of the city’s oldest neighborhoods.
Galleries, museums and local theaters dot the map all across central Arkansas, making for a vibrant arts scene. The capital city’s stage lights shine on both natives and traveling professional actors, while area art galleries showcase creations from artists of varying fame. As for museums, landmark events in the Civil Rights Movement and political happenings of presidential proportions make for outings both interesting and educational.