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Your Guide to Central Arkansas Neighborhoods

Not sure which neighborhood is right for you? Talk to us! We know these areas inside and out. We’ll help you decide which area best meets your needs, budget, and more. Most home-seekers are not just looking for a home, they are looking for a great community to be a part of. Each of these areas has their own unique personalities — heavy on the southern charm.


Only minutes away from Benton, Bryant and Little Rock, Alexander is more of a residential town, full of commuters who enjoy the quiet life away from the bustle of city life. 


Benton, Arkansas is conveniently located along highway I-30 between Little Rock and Hot Springs. The city is known for its family-friendly community, nationally rated schools, and outdoor attractions. 


Bryant is an up-and-coming city that sits just 20 miles outside Little Rock. The city has experienced significant economic growth. Bryant residents enjoy a safe, family-friendly community.


As the largest city in Lonoke County, Cabot with its growing population has plenty of restaurants, movie theaters, outdoor sports, golfing, and entertainment venues. 


Take a walk down Historic Downtown Conway and indulge in an array of local restaurants. Shop at any of the numerous retail locations. In the spring, Conway is famous for the fair and festival Toad Suck Daze, one of the most popular events in the state.

Downtown Little Rock

Crawl the Rivermarket strip to experience one of the popular local bars or restaurants. Take in the history of the state by visiting the Historic Arkansas Museum, the Old State House Museum or the Mosaic Templars. Site-see along the Arkansas River itself in the beautiful river front park. 

Hillcrest & Heights

Hillcrest/Heights area is extremely walkable. Schools, grocery stores, bars, and shops line the streets and are easily accessible by the lengthy promenade system of sidewalks. These two neighborhoods are the most sought after communities in Central Arkansas and for good reason.


Just outside the bustling metro of Little Rock and North Little Rock is the small town of Maumelle. With a population just over 17,000, this town still offers big adventures. Take a walk around Lake Willastein or Lake Valencia, behold the breathtaking views of Arkansas’s hills and Pinnacle Mountain, or dine at one of the local restaurants.


Midtown is located right in the heart of Little Rock. In the center of the city, you’ll find a mixture of all that is Little Rock. Take some time to shop down University, eat in one of the fabulous restaurants off Cantrell, or experience art and local culture in the Heights. This area gives easy access to all of Little Rock, I-630, and I-430.

North Little Rock

North Little Rock is just North of the Arkansas River and offers a great combination of city living and close-knit community feel.  Shop, dine, or adventure outside! Meander across the Junction Pedestrian Bridge across the river to the Downtown River Market in just minutes!


If you love historic homes, look no further than the Quapaw Quarter. Located in Little Rock’s downtown area, you can find more than 200 homes or buildings that are included in the National Register of Historic Places. 


Riverdale is located just outside of Downtown along Cantrell. Here you can find a plethora of unique local restaurants with well-established presence in the community. Take in the beauty of the area with breathtaking views of Arkansan hills and the Arkansas River. Just a short drive to the Rivermarket or University Ave!

Stifft Station/Capitol View

Stifft Station and Capitol View are overlapping areas of Little Rock that are located just below Hillcrest. Stifft Station is known as “the most progressive neighborhood in Little Rock.” Homes are being renovated and rebuilt and businesses are moving in to keep up with demand.

West Little Rock

Chenal is located in West Little Rock and is considered one of the newest and most requested areas in Little Rock. Entertainment, restaurants, shopping, are minutes away from our suites and apartments. Also, in West Little Rock, Cantrell Road connects to almost every major area in the city with plenty of places to dine, shop, and explore along the way.


Things To Do, Places to See!

Big Dam Bridge

Neighborhood: West Little Rock

Elevated up to 90 feet above the Arkansas River, the Big Dam Bridge connects over 14 miles of scenic riverside trails in the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock, and assists in the connection of 70,000 acres of various city, county, state and federal park land. It’s one of several Little Rock bridges that serve bicyclists and pedestrians. The trail provides cyclist and pedestrian access to the Clinton Presidential Center, the River Market, museums, restaurants and more.

The Esse Purse Museum and Store is located in downtown Little Rock.

Esse Purse Museum and Store

Neighborhood: Downtown Little Rock

One of only two purse museums in the world, ESSE Purse Museum & Store is the culmination of owner Anita Davis’ dream of exploring concepts of art, history, and the feminine. Visitors will discover that the choice of purse tells much about the woman and her evolving position in the public sphere. More than fashion history, ESSE’s permanent exhibit honors and celebrates the progression of the 20th-century American woman – decade by decade – through the lens of her handbag and the contents within. 

Little Rock Central High School

Neighborhood: Downtown Little Rock

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site was the site of struggles over school desegregation in 1957. Nine African-American teenagers were entering their first day of school at a time when desegregation of the schools was just beginning. That day went down in the history of the Civil Rights movement as being a pivotal event. The U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division was brought to Little Rock to escort the nine students into the school on the next day.

Museum of Discovery

Neighborhood: Downtown Little Rock

The Museum of Discovery is Arkansas’s premier science and technology center, and our mission is to ignite a passion for science, technology and math in a dynamic, interactive environment. Our museum is the oldest in the state of Arkansas, founded in 1927. We became the Museum of Discovery in 1998 when we moved to our River Market location. Thanks to a $9.2 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, we debuted 90 new, interactive, hands-on exhibits in 2012.

Pinnacle Mountain State Park

Neighborhood: West Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park is located just over a mile from the northwest edge of Little Rock, AR, in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains. The primary natural feature of the 2,000 acre park is Pinnacle Mountain with an elevation 1,011 feet.

Riverfront Park

Neighborhood: Downtown Little Rock

One of the best public parks in the country, Little Rock’s Riverfront Park offers an abundance of outdoor activity. Riverfront Park stretches eleven blocks on the south bank of the Arkansas River in downtown Little Rock. The Park provides 33 acres of urban parkland for outdoor events, leisure activities and a glimpse of the state’s history.

Two Rivers Park

Neighborhood: West Little Rock

Located at the confluence of the Arkansas and Little Maumelle Rivers, 1000-acre Two Rivers Park offers recreation including walking, biking, horseback riding and family activities. The park features an open space/field, restrooms, pavilion, canoe launch, fishing stream, picnic tables, plenty of parking and paved, earthen, mountain bike & equestrian trails. A Community Garden, owned by Pulaski County, offers county residents garden tract rentals.

William J. Clinton Presidential Library

Neighborhood: Downtown Little Rock

The William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park, located on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock, Arkansas, attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world to its grounds each year. Opened in 2004, the Center is home to the Little Rock offices of the Clinton Foundation, the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum, and the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service.

Rock Town River Outfitters

Neighborhood: Downtown / West Little Rock

Rock Town River Outfitters has several rentals options from Kayak Rentals to Bike Rentals!

Their boathouse at River Mountain Park is located on the calm waters of the Little Maumelle River. Within minutes of paddling, you will go from hearing traffic and crowds to the peaceful sounds of nature. This adventure will take you between two parks: Two Rivers Park and River Mountain Park. They offer single-person kayaks and paddleboards for the independent explorer and tandems for couples, friends, and families.

If you are looking to hit the Arkansas River Trail or Two Rivers Park, you can hop on one of their comfort hybrids or road bikes. They also offer full suspension and hardtail mountain bike rentals for those that want to experience the Pinnacle Mountain trail system. Explore Little Rock by bike with an experienced guide! If you are interested in taking the scenic route while learning about the city’s rich history, then their Historical/Scenic tour is perfect for you.

If trying some of the best brunch spots is more your jam, then sign up for their bike brunch tours.