Isn’t it comforting to know that, tucked snugly into the heart of Arkansas—a bounteous treasure of pristine forests, whimsical streams, and ample wildlife—there is a bright light of art and culture glowing like a footlight on the edge of a stage? Come in from the solitude of the beautiful, melancholy wild and let your soul be soothed by the lushness of human creation and connection. From academia to the performing arts to comfortable hotels in Conway, AR, this Midwestern gem will quench your thirst for an unpretentious taste of class.
When William Shakespeare wrote, “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin,” it’s doubtful he was referring to Arkansas—but you just might be convinced otherwise in Conway. Reflect on the abundant and wild beauty of The Natural State while reveling in the pageantry of a play presented by The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre as this venue combines the two. Conway’s three colleges make the city a thriving and continuous celebration of art, entertainment, and enlightenment, an atmosphere that you simply delight in. Here, the natural and the cultural are effortlessly balanced in a graceful and alluring dance, one as timeless as your love affair with both the raw beauty of the wilderness and the sublime sweetness of elevated thought. Ponder this exquisite paradox as you dream the night away in one of the many Conway hotels.
Don’t let the quaint, familiar allure of Conway’s historic downtown fool you into thinking that all-American charm is all the city has to offer. Take pleasure in a rustic riot of flavor as you savor classic American heartland fare; let your inner global gourmand savor Mediterranean cuisine or sushi. Conway is also a bustling shopping hub with one-of-a-kind craft boutiques and major shopping centers. The availability of cheap hotels in Conway, AR means that you will have a soft and affordable bed to nestle into after tenderly tucking away your new artisanal treasures.
And if the siren song of barbecue and blues from just across the state border in Tennessee tempts you, Travelocity will help you find Conway rental cars for a night on Beale Street and a satisfied slumber at hotels in Memphis. After all, you’ll never find a more joyful celebration of human creation and connection than in the Birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll.