Home to the University of Arkansas, Fay-
etteville is located in northwest Arkansas.
The city is a frequent host of sports such
as baseball, softball, soccer, disc golf and
Hotel rooms: 2,000
Hotel tax rate: 11.75 percent
Major facilities: Fayetteville Regional
Park features four lighted baseball/softball
fields, 25-plus outdoor lighted soccer fields
and eight acres of open lawn space. Lake
Fayetteville Softball Complex has four
lighted outdoor sand volleyball courts, three
lighted softball fields and an 18-hole disc
golf course. Arkansas Athletes Outreach P.
Whitaker Sports Complex, a 43,000-square-
foot events center, offers five basketball
courts and six volleyball courts.
Contact: Fayetteville Visitors Bureau,
Named a Top Ten True Western Town,
Fort Smith is a historic area in western
Arkansas that's very accessible.
Hotel rooms: 2,761
Hotel tax rate: 14.75 percent
Major facilities: Kay Rodgers Park
includes 24,000 square feet of space and
an open-air arena that can accommodate
equestrian shows, as well as 16 baseball
fields, 10 softball fields, 19 soccer fields,
41 tennis courts, four football fields, 10
Olympic-size pools, numerous volleyball
courts and basketball courts and seven
indoor hard tennis courts.
Convention center: The Fort Smith
Convention Center offers 40,000 square
feet of column-free space with 34-foot ►
Soccer in Fort Smith
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