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The capital city of Arkansas has lots to offer beyond the history of William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum and the Pinnacle Mountain State Park. This city has become a huge culinary scene for the state. If you are traveling this direction, make sure to reserve a day to try a few of these delicious spots you will always remember. Little Rock is a city that loves its burgers. A few spots on the list to taste their obsession are the Root Café, Big Orange, downtown dive EJ’s Eats and Sweets, food truck Excaliburger and Arkansas chain David’s Burgers. For a city nestled in a central position of the country, they have lots of cuisine from various regions that stand out. Try The Pantry for some German food such as savory schnitzel, Bruno’s Little Italy for some powerful pasta, or Kemuri Restaurant for stand alone sushi. This city is a must see with their culinary spots and culture. Make sure to add it to your travel list to get a delicious taste of Arkansas.

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The Capital Hotel in Little Rock

Reigning as the grand dame of Arkansas for more than a century, the Capital Hotel anchors downtown Little Rock.

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