Living in Little Rock

As the capital city of Arkansas, Little Rock provides many of the benefits of living in a large city, without the negative aspects such as traffic congestion and high cost of living. The population of the greater Little Rock area is approximately 500,000. Fellows enjoy spending time outdoors at Pinnacle Mountain, the River Trail, Eureka Springs. There are numerous community events and among Fellow favorites are Trivia Nights, Science After Dark, Brew at the Zoo, Shop and Sip, Arkansas Travelers baseball games and food festivals. The resort city of Hot Springs is a 1-hour drive from Little Rock and the Ozark Mountains are a 2-hour drive. Stretching along the Arkansas River, Little Rock is truly a wonderful place to live, work and play. In November 2004, Little Rock celebrated the opening of the Clinton Presidential Library. Little Rock sits among the gentle rolling hills of central Arkansas. Summers can be hot at times while winter remains mild for the most part, with an occasional snow fall. Arkansas boasts all her beauty in spring and fall with endless flowers in the spring and vibrant colors in the fall. The weather during these seasons can truly be described as perfect.

Living in Northwest Arkansas

Northwest Arkansas is the fastest growing area in the state. It also offers many benefits of living in a big city such as performing arts, concerts, a minor league baseball team, and is home to the Arkansas Razorbacks with great opportunity to enjoy collegiate sports in the SEC. Bentonville is becoming and art destination and is home to Crystal Bridges and a growing number of restaurants and art galleries.

Bentonville also hosts a film festival in May, attracting top celebrities and independent film makers around the nation, while Fayetteville has a nationally renowned local theatre featuring original works as well as touring acts. The temperatures remain moderate much of the year and residents enjoy four seasons, and many outdoor activities to include water sports, hiking, biking and an amazing system of walking trails which connect Northwest Arkansas. Fayetteville, Arkansas is ranked the 5th Best Place to Live by U. S. News & World Report.