Fayetteville is known for being a sports hub for the University of Arkansas and when there’s a home game you can feel the excitement in the air. The metro area has an active local food movement, live music venues as well as a dynamic festival scene hosting roughly 180 festivals per year. In addition, Walton Arts Center, in the middle of town, hosts a number Broadway productions. The city has a thriving arts scene for those who enjoy the arts. In addition, the city has numerous recreational activities and events throughout the year.
Even though Rogers is one of the fastest growing cities in the heart of Northwest Arkansas, it retains much of its charm in its downtown section. Families can ride their bikes downtown to go to shop at the farmer’s market or other local shops, eat out and enjoy other activities that are taking place downtown. In the downtown area, you can access the Razorback Greenway Trails which is part of the 22-mile Greenways and Trails system to ride bikes or walk the trails.
Are you asking yourself, should I move to Bentonville? Bentonville is named No. 12 on Madator Network’s 2019 list of 25 coolest towns in the U.S. Bentonville is steadily attracting businesses, residents, visitors, trained and educated workforce, the population in Northwest Arkansas exceeds 525,000. U.S. News & World Report placed the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Metropolitan Statistical Area (Northwest Arkansas) at No. 4 on its 2019 list of the Best Places to Live in the U.S. Bentonville was also named on Money’s 2019 list of best places to live in the nation.
Siloam Springs has been ranked in lots of national media. Move to These 10 Arkansas Towns and Get Away From It All #5 is Siloam Springs in 2020. Best Places to Live in 2017. The 50 Most Charming Small Towns in America 2020. 10 Must Visit Small Towns In Arkansas #3 in 2020. The 10 Most Beautiful Towns In Arkansas #3 in 2017.
It’s tucked deep in the beautiful Ozark Mountains and offers plenty of opportunities for things to do. According to a national publication, Springdale was #29 in the Best Places to Live in the U.S. in 2019. The rating was based upon the fact that Springdale’s unemployment rate is lower than the national average and the job growth rate (which even during the 2020 pandemic was positive). The types of industries located in Springdale are light manufacturing, trucking and agricultural processing which is anchored by Tyson.