Landmarks Walking Tour in Little Rock, Little Rock

Landmarks Walking Tour in Little Rock, Little Rock

There are monumental historical landmarks in Little Rock. The landmarks are mainly located in the downtown area of the city. The most prominent among them are Capitol Building and Historical Little Rock Central High School. Take this self-guided tour to explore the main landmarks of the city.
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Landmarks Walking Tour in Little Rock Map

Guide Name: Landmarks Walking Tour in Little Rock
Guide Location: USA » Little Rock (See other walking tours in Little Rock)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Author: vickyc
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Arkansas State Capitol

1) Arkansas State Capitol (must see)

Arkansas State Capitol was designed by St. Louis architect George R. Mann. Construction took 16 years – from 1899 to 1915. The Capitol was built on the site of the state penitentiary and prisoners helped construct the building. They lived in a dormitory that was left on the Capitol grounds while construction was taking place. The exterior of the Capital is made of limestone, which was quarried in Batesville, Arkansas. Total construction cost was $2.2 million with today's value of the...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Arkansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial

2) Arkansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Arkansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial is located near the Capitol Building. This solemn memorial depicts an American soldier, designed by John William Deering. There is a list of those who served and lost their lives in Vietnam on the granite monument. There is an American flag as well as flowers at the memorial, which was erected in...   view more
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Central High Museum

3) Central High Museum (must see)

Central High Museum is the museum of the Central High School of Little Rock and it is located across the street from the historical school. The park, the collections and the videos offer deep insight into the events of 1957, that are now a part of American History. The events that occurred are entwined with the civil rights of African Americans at a time when schools started to mix inter-racially. Nine African American boys were admitted into the school and made history. There is a gift shop...   view more
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Little Rock Central High School

4) Little Rock Central High School (must see)

Little Rock Central High School is a historical landmark of the city as it was the site of forced school desegregation at the time of the American Civil Rights Movement. Historical events related to the rights of black students took place here. It is a large school that was built in 1927. At that time it was the most expensive and the most beautiful school in the USA. There is a reflective pond in front of the building. The facade is decorated with wall...   view more
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Mt Holly Cemetery

5) Mt Holly Cemetery (must see)

Mount Holly Cemetery is a monumental cemetery in Little Rock. You will see many beautiful statues and sculptures. It is sometimes called the Westminster Abbey of Arkansas, as there are many famous Little Rock people like artists, poets, politicians and religious figures buried there. Mount Holly Cemetery was established in 1843. The cemetery is now a National Historical Site. The art works in this cemetery are as wonderful as the people buried there. Some of the graves are from the 1800s and...   view more

Walking Tours in Little Rock, Arkansas

Museums Walking Tour in Little Rock

Museums Walking Tour in Little Rock

There are many different museums in Little Rock city, the capital of Arkansas State. You can visit the History Museum, Clinton Museum, and of special interest is the Discovery Museum. Take this self-guided tour to visit the most popular museums in Little Rock.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 km
Bill Clinton Presidential Walking Tour in Little Rock

Bill Clinton Presidential Walking Tour in Little Rock

Bill Clinton, one of the American presidents, lived in Little Rock. Besides the Capitol and Governor's Mansion, you can see many other places where he spent time while living in this city. These places reveal a lot about the character, hobbies and job of this outstanding person. Take this self-guided tour to explore Clinton's favorite attractions in Little Rock.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.7 km
Downtown Orientation Walk

Downtown Orientation Walk

There are monumental historical landmarks in Little Rock. The landmarks are mainly located in the downtown area of the city. The most prominent among them are Capitol Building and Old State House Museum. Take this self-guided walk to explore the main landmarks of the city but also the interesting shopping and entertainment sights.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 km