What to Do: Fort Smith

Feb 22, 2022, 08:46 AM by Julie Wax

Fort Smith Arkansas
It’s “Where the New South Meets the Old West,” and it’s where you’ll find one of our newest Discount Auto Glass shops. Fort Smith. So many historical stories have shaped this city’s story of today. That’s why whether you’re from this now second-largest city in Arkansas, just moved there, or merely stopping through  on your way to another destination, you should definitely stop and look around for the following things to do.

Here are some incredible ways visitors can experience Fort Smith:

  1. Miss Laura’s Visitors Center - Begin your visit here where you can get a full tour of the town and staff will answer questions, offer brochures and the best recommendations. The Visitors Center was once a famous Western bordello, and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 

  2. Fort Chaffee’s Barbershop - Elvis fan? Stop here to see where he received his famous Army buzz cut dubbed “the haircut heard ‘round the world.’”

  3. Belle Grove Historic District - Adults and children alike will love checking out this predominantly residential historic district north of the central business district. It was developed between 1870 and 1930 and quickly became an affluent residential area.  

  4. Fort Smith National Historic Site - Explore frontier life and learn about key events from the history of the U.S. judicial system, walk where soldiers drilled, pause along the Trail of Tears, and stand where justice was served.

  5. Coming soon! National U.S. Marshals Museum - This facility will highlight the 220-year history of The Nation’s oldest law enforcement agency, on the very spot where much of the most dangerous Marshals Service history took place. Stay tuned for the opening date because this will be a unique travel experience. 

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