Travel planners attending the Select Traveler Conference in February are invited to participate in an outstanding post familiarization tour that immediately follows the conference. This four-day, three-night trip departs from the hotel following the closing luncheon on February 9 and returns to Little Rock for flights on the morning of February 12.
“The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism has offered to show our delegates one of the state’s most revered travel regions—Northwest Arkansas,” said conference vice president Teresa Burton. “This fascinating region of the state epitomizes its historic role as a symbol of the western frontier in the 19th century. And it continues to pioneer many new American frontiers in art, cuisine and retailing. Any planners who want to immerse themselves in one of Arkansas’s top regional destinations should sign up today!”
Here are the highlights of this trip:
Discovering Northwest Arkansas
Get your boots and spurs ready. You are about to see why True West magazine named Fort Smith, Arkansas, the 2013 Top True Western Town of the Year. Discovering Northwest Arkansas is a one-of-a-kind adventure that will take you a step back in time and showcase Western grit at its finest.
You will visit Hanging Judge Isaac C. Parker’s infamous court and frontier jail, aptly named Hell on the Border. You will also stand next to every little boy’s dream present at the Daisy Airgun Museum, home of the Red Ryder BB Gun, in Rogers. And everyone will enjoy the bluebird of happiness at Terra Studios in Fayetteville.
Lush gardens and one-of-a-kind artwork can be found at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. The Walmart Museum, located in Sam Walton’s original Bentonville variety store, highlights the evolution of the largest retail organization in the world.
Discovering Northwest Arkansas is full of unique attractions and many surprises along the way.
Make sure you join us immediately following the Select Traveler Conference in Little Rock. See you soon! To register for this post fam, go to www.arkansas.com/group-travel/ , or call Cassie Crane, (501) 376–4781. Only registered delegates may attend.
For registration details, visit www.selectravelerconf.com.