Hotels in Conway, AR are close to Central Baptist College, Hendrix College and University of Central Arkansas. Founded in the mid-1800s, the city of Conway was started by A.P. Robinson. It was once just a stop on the Little Rock-Fort Smith Railroad, but Conway has grown into a prestigious community. Nicknamed "The City of Colleges," Conway is known as one of the best-educated cities in Arkansas. But do not think it is all work and no play, here. The area is surrounded by nature, and Lake Conway caters to almost every outdoor activity.
Settle into one of the many Conway, AR hotels and check out these popular attractions:
Pickles Gap Village is the perfect place for retail therapy. Offering one-of-a-kind items, the gems found at the various stores make it worthy of spending a day in this quaint shopping village.
If you are looking for antiquing, a stop at Rara Avis Antiques should be on your checklist. The eclectic mix of antiques, relics and art makes this a great place to find a treasure to take home.
Located downtown, Jennifer's Antiques has a collection of vintage merchandise from the area. While there, take a lunch break at the Cross Creek Sandwich Shop, just inside the store.
The Cadron Settlement Park sits next to the Arkansas River. The blockhouse on the property offers a Cherokee Trail of Tears exhibit, and the interpretive signs detail the Butterfield Overland Mail route stop. Before the Civil War, the company used the location to switch out the livestock on the stagecoaches and give the drivers a much needed break.
The Arkansas River has a number of locations to enjoy outdoor activities. You can watch the river barges come through at the Toad Suck Park Lock and Dam or go fishing near the Old Ferry Landing.
Outdoor activities are bountiful on Lake Conway. You will get to enjoy the largest commissioned man-made game and fish lake in the country. Offering fishing, boating and more, the lake is eight miles long.
Offering a plethora of outdoor activities, antique shopping and friendly service, Conway, AR is a great place to relax on your next vacation. Make your reservations with Choice Hotels in Conway today.
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