How to spend a day in downtown Fayetteville
We're back with another edition of our "how to spend a day" series that curates experiences so that you can have your best day in NWA.
For the kids
📚 Let them explore the stellar children's section at the Fayetteville Public Library and check out some books to take home.
🍕 Take them for a slice at Tiny Tim's Pizza or U.S. Pizza Co. Or select some classic kid food at Hammontree's Grilled Cheese, where plenty of grown-up spins freckle the menu. Try the Brie's Company with brie, gouda, grilled apple, caramelized onions and fig jam on sourdough.
🚲 Put their helmets on and go for a bike ride. The Razorback Greenway runs alongside(ish) West Avenue. See a map of all the trails.
🍪 Insomnia Cookies isn't just to satisfy late night cravings. Get yourselves a sweet treat before heading home.
And for the kids at heart
🧗 Start the day with a cup of coffee and get your heart rate up at the indoor climbing gym at Boulders and Brews.
🔑 Bring your friends to the NWA Escape Room and spend an hour trying to solve a mystery of how to unlock your way out of a room full of clues.
🎳 Play on classic pinball machines, cocktail in hand, at Pinpoint.
🎭 See a show at Walton Arts Center.
🥞 Start the day with some elaborate pancakes like the buttermilk cakes with caramel, cinnamon swirl, cinnamon butter and bacon — at Prelude Breakfast Bar. Or stick with a cup of coffee at Arsaga's at Center and Church streets.
🎭 Take in a matinee at TheatreSquared.
Stop and smell the roses
🧘 Breathe deep and take a yoga class at Trailside Yoga & Beyond.
🥗 Sit on the rooftop patio at Feed and Folly and enjoy a sandwich or salad for lunch.
💿 Find your next listen at Block Street Records.
🧑🎨 Take a spin at the pottery wheel or check for other art classes at the Community Creative Center. You get to take home your own masterpiece.
☕️ Wake up late with Doomsday Coffee.
🏀 Get a group of friends together and shoot some hoops for free at ArtCourt, the basketball court on Dickson Street.
🎤 Reserve your own private room and sing your heart out with your fellow performers at Big Box Karaoke.
🍸 End the day with some seriously good cocktails at Maxine's Taproom.
Have some chill
🥐 Grab a light breakfast, like a pastry or egg sandwich, and some coffee at Little Bread Company. It's a cozy little café where you can sit outside and enjoy a calm morning.
📚 Peruse the Fayetteville Public Library. Sit outside on hammock chairs and fall into a book. Peaceful.
🌭 Not all heroes wear capes. Some run businesses and stay open until 3am for the crowd that needs to soak up its boozy night. Get some street tacos from Los Bobos or a hot dog from Yancey's Dickson Street Dogs. And call an Uber.
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