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New River Gorge Bridge. It offers spectacular views of Fayetteville. The best time to see Fayetteville from the bridge is on `Bridge Day`, when the traffic is closed. It was considered to be a great place for bungee jumping, but it is now forbidden because of a tragic accident that happened in 1993. It is the second highest bridge in the world and the highest one in USA.

 

The Clinton House Museum. It is located at a distance of 1 mile from the center of Fayetteville. It was Bill Clinton's first house. He married Hillary Rodham in the living room, 17 years before being elected President. The house is now considered a museum and it is open to the public.

 

Wilson Park. The park can be found at 675 N Park Avenue. It is the oldest park in the center of Fayetteville, and it includes playgrounds, a softball field, a picnic area and a 9-mile walking trail. Visitors can also see here Tennis, Basketball and Volleyball courts. It is a fun place to spend a day with the family.

 

Sports & outdoor events

One of the outdoor events held in Fayetteville, Arkansas is the Fayetteville's Bikes, Blues, and BBQ Rally. It happens in October and attracting thousands of motorcycles, it is turning into the largest bike event in the world. Bike riders come from all over the country to ride the trails within the area of Ozark Mountains.

 

Visitors can also enjoy great food from Italian, Mexican and American cuisines, within the Dickson Street area. A barbeque cook-off championship has been recently added and it is a very popular attraction of the Bikes, Blues, and BBQ Rally.

 

Festivals

The Art of Wine Festival is held at Walton Arts Center and it is the biggest fundraising event in Fayetteville. The festival contains different events: The Winemaker's Dinner, The Wine Lover's Brunch, Grand Tasting and Premier Tasting. The Grand Tasting contains a list of more than 400 wines to choose from.

 

The cost of a ticket at the Grand Tasting is $85. To participate at the Winemaker's Dinner event, visitors have to pay $150 for one ticket. The Wine Lover's Brunch helps guests to combine food with the suiting wine.

 

To require this kind of information, people have to pay $50. The Premier Tasting event features food cooked by local chefs, from the finest restaurants in the area, and a variety of fine wines. The number of tickets for this event is limited and one ticket costs $125.

 

Nightlife

The main entertainment district in Fayetteville is Dickson Street. This is the place where visitors will find all the popular restaurants and bars. Walton Arts Center is also situated on Dickson Street, which is the live performing art center in Fayetteville.

 

Tourists can find anything they need here: they can shop, have a drink and socialize, watch sports games on TV in one of the great bars, listen to live music or go dancing. Those who wish to plan an elegant night out in one of the fine restaurants should know that reservations in advance are needed.

 

People who visited Fayetteville say about it that it is not a big place but it sure is fun. Dickson Street is a pleasant area for walking, shopping, dining, clubbing or have a relaxing drink with friends.