We have the inside scoop on the best ways to celebrate your Little Rock bachelor weekend. Your buddies are in town, and you want to make the most of your time together before your big day.
First, here's where you should put up your out-of-town friends (and get away from the wedding stress for a while).
Where to Stay
Vibe: Sleek, energetic and vibrant.
Why You Should Book Now: Hilton Garden Inn puts you in an ideal location where all of Downtown is within walking distance. You can hit the River Market for some fun or explore the classy business district. Plus, you can visit the Agasi 7 Rooftop Bar.
Cost: A king, queen and sofa bed, 2-room suite will cost you $189/night.
Vibe: Fun, exciting and in the loop.
Why You Should Book Now: DoubleTree is in a convenient location in the midst of Downtown and close to the airport for your out-of-town friends. You also wake up to a gorgeous view of the Arkansas River.
Cost: A king bed, 2-room suite runs about $184/night.
Vibe: Modern, upscale and urban.
Why You Should Book Now: The prime location puts you right next to the River Market District, and ladies, there’s a Starbucks in the building. You can also eat dinner at the Bistro and enjoy the courtyard fire pit at night.
Cost: A king and sofa bed, 2-room suite is $179/night.
Vibe: Chill, laid back and fun.
Why You Should Book Now: The hotel has a free breakfast, meeting rooms for bachelor parties and amazing access to all the wonders of Downtown.
Cost: A studio suite will cost you $149/night.
There's nothing like a great meal to celebrate! Little Rock has all kinds of restaurants ranging from classy and elegant to fun and casual. Plus, you want to take advantage of the city's many local brews.
What to Eat
Vibe: Old World, open and fun.
Food: German-influenced beer and sausage with appetizers and sandwiches.
Cost: Food runs $6-13.
Vibe: Casual, exciting and upscale.
Food: Irish-inspired food and drink.
Cost: Food will cost you $6-28.
Vibe: Classy, fun and chic.
Food: Steak, seafood and pasta.
Cost: You can reserve an upstairs balcony, Private Dining Room or Banquet Room. Entrees range from $19 to $56.
Vibe: Modern, comfortable and chill.
Food: Steak, burgers, pasta and fish.
Cost: Pay $100 for an entire room to yourself for dinner.
Vibe: Elegant, memorable and exclusive.
Food: Prime steak, seafood and decadent desserts.
Cost: The private Crystal Room holds 8-14 people. Entrees range from $22 to $52.
Now for the best part — the memories. There are tons of fun things to do in Little Rock whether you're feeling competitive, outdoorsy or laid back.
What to Do
Dust Bowl Lanes & Lounge — Check out this retro bowling alley and spend the night enjoying food, beer and some friendly competition.
Rock Town Distillery — Tour Little Rock’s primo distillery for a fun guys night out and enjoy tastings as a part of the deal.
Bike the Little Rock River Trail or Kayak the Arkansas River — If you want to venture outdoors for your bachelor party, go to Rock Town River Outfitters to rent bikes, paddleboards and kayaks.
Hike Pinnacle Mountain — Pinnacle Mountain is a fun challenge, and the view is definitely worth the climb. Plus, there are some amazing places to fish.
Mystery Mansion Escape Room — The Mystery Mansion Escape Room offers a variety of themed rooms, and you and your group have one hour to figure out the riddles and escape.
Paintball — If you’re cool with a bit of a drive, take your buddies to Conway for a paintball game.
Catch a Travs Game — Check out the baseball team’s schedule and make sure your party falls on a weekend when you can get tickets.