Little Rock, AR - Little Rock sits almost squarely in the middle of the state of Arkansas. It was the French who named it in 1799, “La Petit Roche”, which literally means the little rock. That’s because there is a tiny rock formation along the Arkansas River that stands out, making it a very visible and unique landmark. So Little Rock it became to be known and it stuck. Today Little Rock serves as the state Capital and...Read more…

Little Rock, AR - Little Rock sits almost squarely in the middle of the state of Arkansas. It was the French who named it in 1799, “La Petit Roche”, which literally means the little rock. That’s because there is a tiny rock formation along the Arkansas River that stands out, making it a very visible and unique landmark. So Little Rock it became to be known and it stuck. Today Little Rock serves as the state Capital and...Read more…

La Petite Roche (The Little Rock) is a small rock formation on the Arkansas River originally used by early river traffic as a landmark which later became a well-known river crossing, Little Rock, Arkansas, circa 1965. - Archive Photos/Getty Images

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La Petite Roche (The Little Rock) is a small rock formation on the Arkansas River originally used by early river traffic as a landmark which later became a well-known river crossing, Little Rock, Arkansas, circa 1965. - Archive Photos/Getty Images

If you’re watching the budget, it’s no problem in Little Rock, Arkansas. The largest, and capital city of Arkansas, got its name from a small rock formation – la Petite Roche – that was once used as a landmark for traffic on the river. Today Little Rock offers a vast number of FREE activities that …

FREE Things to do in Little Rock, Arkansas

If you’re watching the budget, it’s no problem in Little Rock, Arkansas. The largest, and capital city of Arkansas, got its name from a small rock formation – la Petite Roche – that was once used as a landmark for traffic on the river. Today Little Rock offers a vast number of FREE activities that …

The #Arkansas Arts Center near the River Market district is free to the public. Student tours can view the world-renowned art collection in the 42,000-square-foot museum... #travel #studenttravel #grouptravel

The #Arkansas Arts Center near the River Market district is free to the public. Student tours can view the world-renowned art collection in the 42,000-square-foot museum... #travel #studenttravel #grouptravel

Arkansas Arts Center

Arkansas Arts Center

If you’re watching the budget, it’s no problem in Little Rock, Arkansas.  The largest, and capital city of Arkansas, got its name from a small rock formation – la Petite Roche – that was once used as a landmark for traffic on the river.  Today Little Rock offers a vast number of FREE activities that will keep you entertained for days and days.

FREE Things to do in Little Rock, Arkansas

If you’re watching the budget, it’s no problem in Little Rock, Arkansas. The largest, and capital city of Arkansas, got its name from a small rock formation – la Petite Roche – that was once used as a landmark for traffic on the river. Today Little Rock offers a vast number of FREE activities that will keep you entertained for days and days.

At the River

At the River

The #Arkansas Queen riverboat has 90-minute tours that float student groups down the Arkansas River as they learn about the area’s rich history... #travel #studenttravel #grouptravel

The #Arkansas Queen riverboat has 90-minute tours that float student groups down the Arkansas River as they learn about the area’s rich history... #travel #studenttravel #grouptravel

The Big Dam Bridge dominates the Arkansas River in the foreground, with cone-shaped Pinnacle Mountain looming upstream (photo courtesy of LittleRock.com)

The Big Dam Bridge dominates the Arkansas River in the foreground, with cone-shaped Pinnacle Mountain looming upstream (photo courtesy of LittleRock.com)

If you’re watching the budget, it’s no problem in Little Rock, Arkansas.  The largest, and capital city of Arkansas, got its name from a small rock formation – la Petite Roche – that was once used as a landmark for traffic on the river.  Today Little Rock offers a vast number of FREE activities that …

FREE Things to do in Little Rock, Arkansas

If you’re watching the budget, it’s no problem in Little Rock, Arkansas. The largest, and capital city of Arkansas, got its name from a small rock formation – la Petite Roche – that was once used as a landmark for traffic on the river. Today Little Rock offers a vast number of FREE activities that …

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