Bentonville is home to the world’s most prominent company, Walmart Inc. and is the business center of Northwest Arkansas. It is a great place to live with approximately 66,000+ residents. The city has experienced a growth of 87.89% since 2010 as working-class adults take advantage of corporate job opportunities. Bentonville benefits greatly from Sam Walton and his family, who founded Walmart Inc and opened their first store in 1950 – Walton’s 5 & 10 – now the Walmart Museum. The Walton Family has since funded Crystal Bridges Museum, Thaden School, The Momentary, and a number of other community-enhancing projects. Bentonville offers a variety of outdoor activities, including its many parks, Lake Bentonville, and the Melvin Ford Aquatics Center. For more information, visit Bentonville Chamber of Commerce, Visit Bentonville, or the City of Bentonville.
Fayetteville is a perfect example of small-town America with big-city amenities. From Broadway shows to live entertainment, hiking trails, park recreation to community festivals, and so much more are just part of what makes this a great place to live, work and play! Fayetteville is the southernmost city in the metropolitan Northwest Arkansas area and is home to the University of Arkansas. Discover abundant nightlife on the famed Dickson Street, see a show at the Walton Arts Center, enjoy the rich arts community, dine at one of many restaurants, and attend a division 1 sporting event, all within the city’s 55+ square miles. Discover more at Experience Fayetteville.
Call the Hogs from the University of Arkansas campus. Nature lovers will love the area, as the Ozark Mountains surround Fayetteville in a picturesque setting full of parks and trails. Don’t miss the 36-mile Razorback Greenway trail that begins in Fayetteville and is just one of 40 miles of trails.
Downtown Fayetteville offers up rich history, dining opportunities, eclectic shopping opportunities, lodging accommodations, and an active Farmer’s Market. Shoppers have a vast range of choices, from National retailers located within and surrounding the NW Arkansas Mall to the many local shops located throughout the city. See a full list of Fayetteville businesses at Chamber Fayetteville.
Springdale is at the heart of Northwest Arkansas, located between Rogers and Fayetteville. It’s home to a wide variety of fun activities, from Featherfest – in the Historic Downtown to the Jones Center’s Jammin Outdoor Concert Series throughout the summer. Springdale has a population of approximately 81,000+ and is home to Tyson, the world leader in protein production.
Located just off of I-49 in Springdale is Arvest Ballpark, home of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, the Double-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals since April 2008. Springdale is also home to the Jones Center for Families, the Arts Center of the Ozarks, the Shiloh Museum, and the Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center. It is the perfect place for families to have fun.
Rogers is a rapidly growing city home to great attractions like the Walmart AMP, Daisy Airgun Museum, the War Eagle Mill, Top Golf, and the Pinnacle Hills Promenade. Abundant restaurants, upscale shopping, beautiful upscale neighborhoods, and award-winning schools all make Rogers a great place to live. Rogers has a thriving historic district that includes the restored Little Theater and hosts the annual Frisco Festival, Goblin Parade, and annual Christmas parade. The town is home to the Arkansas World Trade Center and is the host of the LPGA NW Arkansas Championship.
The beautiful scenery, fresh air, and a plethora of opportunities for outside activities at Beaver Lake, Hobbs State Park, Lake Atalanta, unified greenways and trails system, and abundant city parks – all of which make this a great city to live, work and play! For further information, visit the official website for the City of Rogers. You can also go to the local chamber for more information.
The history of Siloam Springs dates back to 1835. The town went from being a prominent Cherokee trading post to the home of the Southwestern Collegiate Institute, later changed to John Brown University, fully accredited as a four-year college. Today, Siloam Springs is a growing, vibrant community situated just minutes from all of Northwest Arkansas. Siloam Springs also boasts a strong manufacturing community, including DaySpring, the World’s biggest Christian greeting card company.
Check out the superb medical facilities, restaurants, and shopping. Don’t miss Twin Springs Park, with its fountains, footbridges, gazebos, and green space along scenic Sager Creek in Historic Downtown. Recreational activities include the Family Aquatic Center, numerous spacious parks with playground facilities, and, for the golf enthusiast, Siloam Springs offers Thunderbird Golf Club at Dawn Hill (a semi-private course) and the Siloam Springs Country Club (a public course). For more information, visit the City of Siloam Springs or the Siloam Springs Chamber.
Bella Vista is a growing community with approximately 29,000+ people, located in the far northwest corner of Northwest Arkansas, surrounded by extensive hardwood forests providing space and privacy to homeowners. Originally developed as a planned recreational retirement community, residents later voted to incorporate, and the Town is now under the direction of a Mayor/City Council form of government. Monthly assessment dues allow the POA to maintain and develop the common grounds and enjoy the recreational amenities in the community.
The population is a vibrant mix of retirees and young families looking for a quality, affordable, active lifestyle. Bella Vista is home to numerous golf courses, lakes, recreation centers, a marina and yacht club, a gun range, nearly 100 miles (and counting) of mountain biking and multi-use trails, and a miniature golf course. For more information, visit the Bella Vista Homeowner’s Association website.