Tour the Arkansas State Capitol and find other things to do in Little Rock

Booking a room or suite at the Country Inn & Suites in Bryant puts you within a 20-minute drive of Little Rock and its many attractions without the hustle and bustle. Tour the Arkansas State Capitol, catch a big-name concert at Simmons Bank Arena, or visit Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site to discover why the city is a key stop on the US Civil Rights Trail. The capital is also brimming with family-friendly things to do, like biking along the Big Dam Bridge and watching the penguin feedings at the Little Rock Zoo. Looking for activities even closer to the hotel? You can enjoy a picnic at Bishop Park or hunt for bargains at the Outlets of Little Rock, both less than 10 minutes away.

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Arkansas State Capitol

14.64 mi / 23.55 km from the hotel
From the marbled floors to the top of the 213-foot rotunda, the Arkansas State Capitol is an extraordinary example of neoclassical architecture. Take a tour to see how the building blends the state’s past and present while also shaping its future.

Arkansas State Fairgrounds

13.21 mi / 21.26 km from the hotel
This expansive complex hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including livestock shows, concerts, and competitions. If you’re visiting in October, don’t miss the annual state fair.

Clinton Presidential Center

16.06 mi / 25.84 km from the hotel
Located in Little Rock’s River Market District, the Clinton Presidential Center offers something for all ages. Attend concerts and other special events, browse the exhibits at the museum, or indulge in a meal at the on-site restaurant.

Simmons Bank Arena

16.06 mi / 25.85 km from the hotel
In addition to concerts featuring current superstars like Bruno Mars and legendary performers like Bruce Springsteen, this multipurpose entertainment venue hosts events like ice shows and rodeos.

Museum of Discovery

15.81 mi / 25.44 km from the hotel
This science museum showcases interactive exhibits like Tornado Alley Theater, where visitors can experience the sensations of a tornado blowing by and learn more about the tornado that passed through Little Rock in January 1999.

Big Dam Bridge

14.06 mi / 22.62 km from the hotel
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 of its award-winning LED lighting.

Bishop Park

2.14 mi / 3.44 km from the hotel
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, or having a family picnic. You’ll also find extensive athletic facilities and a walking trail.

Downtown Little Rock

15.3 mi / 24.62 km from the hotel
From family-friendly museums to global eats at the River Market and kayaking tours on the Arkansas River, Little Rock’s vibrant downtown offers something for everyone. Stroll around the Quapaw Quarter to see elegant late-1800s mansions and churches.

I-30 Speedway

3.51 mi / 5.65 km from the hotel
For more than 60 years, 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.

Little Rock Zoo

12.83 mi / 20.65 km from the hotel
Watch the penguins enjoy a meal, catch a ride on the train or antique carousel, and see more than 500 animals, including rhinos, apes, and an array of big cats, during your visit to the zoo.

Outlets of Little Rock

5.78 mi / 9.3 km from the hotel
Spend the day hunting for brand-name bargains when you browse popular outlet stores like Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Cole Haan, and Banana Republic. If you need to refuel, stop by Starbucks® for a tasty pick-me-up.

William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum

16.06 mi / 25.84 km from the hotel
Housed in the Clinton Presidential Center, this collection provides a look at the life and presidency of Bill Clinton, the 42nd US president. Explore replicas of the White House Cabinet Room and the Oval Office during your visit.