Fayetteville was named to the 4th best place to live in the entire country by US News Best Places To Live rankings in 2021. It's no wonder with the small town feel, yet big city amenities that Fayetteville has. Home to the University of Arkansas flagship Division I school, it becomes a much larger city when the Razorbacks are playing football, basketball, baseball, or even sporting their track prowess. The student population brings a unique vibe to downtown, where Dickson Street has some of the best pubs and eateries in the area.
Fayetteville is also home to the Walton Arts Center which draws broadway shows, performances and concerts from the biggest entertainers in the country.
"Bike City" is Fayetteville's newest distinction after hosting a major UCI cycling events, as well as it's work in developing cycling programs and infrastructure in the cycling sports. It is also the ending point for the Razorback Greenway, a 37.9 mile network of trails that connect all of Northwest Arkansas, from Bella Vista to Fayetteville.