Romantic getaways in Arkansas

Full Guide 2022

Arkansas, also known as the Natural State, is one of the country’s most underrated hidden gems.

In Arkansas you’ll find mountain ranges, awe-inspiring caves, unique geological formations, nearly three million acres of lush forests teeming with wildlife, stunning views, and even some more unique destinations and activities, such as craters where you can walk around and find your own diamonds!

Once you’ve left, you’ll realize Arkansas has much more to offer that what you ever imagined.

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Best romantic getaways in Arkansas

Hilton Garden Inn

The Hilton Garden Inn in Little Rock’s exciting Rock Street, a bustling entertainment district, is a wonderfuly hip choice of hotel for a romantic getaway in Arkansas.

The Hilton Garden boasts an indoor swimming pool, as well as beautiful rooftop lounge. Guests can enjoy a meal at one of the incredible restaurants in the surrounding area.

Rooms at the Hilton are simply decorated and elegant, with suites boasting seating areas.

New Orleans Hotel

The New Orleans is houses in a  historic brick lined building turned hotel in the quiet city of Eureka Springs, an ideal destination for relaxing couples weekend retreat.

The New Orleans boasts a priviliged location in downtown Eureka Springs, just a short walk away from the best food and entertainment but boasts an onsite restaurant as well.

Rooms at the New Orleans are comfortable and spacious, with a very homey ambiance, suites boast terraces that overlook the main street.

The Grove Cottage

With its exquisite interior decor and lush surrounding greenery, The Grove Cottage is an exceptionally intimate and cozy choice of accommodation for your romantic getaway in Arkansas.

The cottage is located in downtown Springdale near a multitude of parks and fine dining restaurants.It is equipped with a kitchen, a bathroom, a dining area as well as a  bedroom, all of them elegantly decorated.

The Empress of Little Rock

The rich historical Empress of Little Rock is a wondrous luxury hotel, boasting Victorian decór and furnishings, its the ideal setting for a romantic weekend in Arkansas.

The Empress boasts an excelent location, just a short walk away from Little Rock’s bustling dining and entertainment scenes.

The common area boasts fine leather upholstery and a fireplace as its centerpiece.

The modernly decorated rooms contrast with the historical decór that addorns the rest of the Empress.


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AC Hotel Little Rock

The AC Hotel in Little Rock’s vibrant downtown district will serve as the perfect home hub for your romantic getaway in Arkansas, with its beautiful common areas and luxury hotel rooms, its sure to make your couples weekend unforgettable.

The onsite AC Kitchen serves daily freshly made European style breakfast, and you’ll find a variety of phenomenal restaurants in the immediate vicity of the hotel.

The AC’s rooms are open, the bathroom being divided from the sleeping area by a half wall.

Graduate Fayetteville

The vibrant Graduate in beautiful Fayetteville’s North East Avenue is a boutique hotel boasting a wealth of amenities, such as luxurious common areas and uniquely decorated rooms.

The Graduate boasts an outdoor swimming pool with a lounge. Guests can enjoy a quick meal and a refreshment at the onsite restaurant and bar.

Each room at the Graduate is individually decorated for an intimate and unique romantic getaway experience.

The Waters Hot Springs

The Waters is located in Hot Spring’s Main Avenue, the city’s premier district for the things that make a romantic getaway truly special, such as excelent dining and entertainment establishments, as well as a wealth of local attractions.

The Waters boasts an onsite restaurant, serving traditional American cuisine.

The Waters boasts comfortable rooms with premium furnishings and linens, as well as spacious bathrooms.


Hotel Seville

The charming hotel Seville is located in Harrison, up in the Ozark Mountains offers guests a  combination of historic charm and modern amenities, ideal for a rustic romantic getaway in Arkansas.

The Seville boasts an impressive lobby equipped with a seating area and beautiful marble floors. Guests can enjoy a fine dining meal at the onsite restaurant.

Rooms at the Seville are modern and elegant, boasting simple decór and spacious shower areas in the bathroom.

Beaver Lake Cottages

Beaver Lake Cottages offers guests fully furnished and equipped private units with scenic views of Beaver Lake for uniquely intimate romantic getaway in Arkansas.

Guests will lack for nothing at the Cottages, each units is equipped with BBQs as well as hot tubs.

The units boast kitchens, seating and dining areas, as well as spacious bedrooms and bathrooms.

Arsenic and Old Lace Bed & Breakfast

The Arsenic and Old Lace is a B&B surrounded by lush greenery, mountain views and outdoor activities, so if what you’re looking for your weekend retreat is a scenic location and an inexpensive beautiful hotel, this B&B is a perfect choice.

The Arsenic offers guests complementary fresh daily breakfast.

The rooms boasts terraces with views of the garden, as well as fireplaces and large comfortable beds so you can unwind and relax.

Studio A on Central Avenue

Studio A is located in Bentonville’s stunning Central Avenue, just a short walk away from many local attractions such as the Historic Gardens.

The studio boasts a garden as well as many nearby restaurants and entertainment options, as such you could say Studio A would be a perfect home base for a romantic getaway in Arkansas.

The Studio boasts a kitchen, a dining and living area as well as a patio.


Capital Hotel

The gorgeous Capital Hotel in Little Rock’s downtown district combines luxury hotel amenities with a central location, making it perfectly suited for a couples weekend away from the hustle and bustle of day to day life without compromising on your comfort. 

The Capital boasts a beautiful outside lounge area overviewing the streets, as well as a fine dinning restaurant serving gourmet meals as well as cocktails.

Rooms at the Capital boast elegant decór and furnishings, with suites featuring seating areas.


Embassy Suites Jonesboro

Located in Jonesboro, Embassy Suites boasts a variety of amenities in a relaxing setting, sure to impress couples looking for a romantic weekend retreat.

Embassy suites boasts an indoor swimming pool as well as a hot tub. Guests can wine and dine at the inhouse restaurant, serving American cuisine.

Boasting floor-to-ceiling windows, rooms are brightly lit and elegantly decorated, guests will find spacious modernly furnished bathrooms, as well as comfortable beds with premium linens. Suites boast seating areas as well as terraces with equipped with chairs.


21C Museum Hotel Bentonville

The vibrant and trently 21C Museum Hotel  is a boutique Hotel in Bentonville that combines a cultural experience with luxury amenities for a truly unique romantic getaway in Arkansas.

The 21C Museum Hotel boasts a spa offering a variety of spa treatments and massage packages. Guests can dine at the onsite restaurant serving American cuisine.

Rooms are lavishly furnished and decorated in bright tones, with spacious stone finished bathrooms.


Lookout Point Lakeside Inn

The bucolic Lookout Point Lakeside Inn is located on the shores of Lake Hamilton while being just a short drive away from Hot Spring’s historical downtown district.

The Inn boasts spa facilities offering guests a variety of massage packages. Guests can enjoy a daily 2-course gourmet breakfast.

Each rooms is uniquely and elegantly decorated, with spacious beds, some rooms boast fireplaces and views of the lake.

Romantic things to do near Arkansas

Once you have chosen the perfect hotel for your romantic getaway, let’s find a complementary thing to do in Arkansas so you can get the most out of your couple’s vacation.

Petit Jean State Park

Become one with nature at Arkansas’s first state park. Explore its lush forests and meadows, magnificent canyons, and numerous streams.

For those who wish to extend their romantic weekend getaway, they can stay the night in the historic mountain lodge or a cozy park cabin with views of the canyon.

Petit Jean State Park is also a certified Trail of Tears National Historic Trail Site, making it both natural and historic treasure.

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

Appreciate wildlife and learn about the importance of protecting it at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, home to many abandoned, abused, and neglected big cats. This non-profit sanctuary houses nearly 100 animals including tigers, lions, ligers, leopards, cougars, bobcats, serval, as well as bears, a coatimundi, and a macaw.

The refuge also offers accommodations. Treat your significant other to a special night by booking a romantic lodging add-on package.

Pinnacle Mountain State Park

Explore the great outdoors at Pinnacle Mountain State Park, center for education, recreation and preservation of nature.

Enjoy a variety of outdoor adventures, such as hiking to the top, picnicking, backpacking, camping, or biking the challenging mountain trails.

Pinnacle Mountain State Park is also recognized as a Trail of Tears National Historic Site, the ancient trail that Native Americans crossed when they were forced to leave their ancestral homes.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Both art lovers and nature enthusiasts are sure to enjoy Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, a museum that unites the beauty of art and nature.

Enjoy displays of American art ranging from masterworks to surprising lesser-known gems, a year-round schedule of temporary exhibitions, stunning architecture, as well as 120 acres of the beautiful native Ozark forest.

Garvan Woodland Gardens

Garvan Woodland Gardens is the botanical garden of the University of Arkansas, located on beautiful Lake Hamilton.

The 210 acre lush oasis featurs more than 128 species of shrubs and wild flowers, an Asian garden boasting a magnificent waterfall, as well as a romantic redwood Garvan Pavilion, perfect for weddings, receptions, parties, and other events.

Fayetteville Downtown Square & Gardens

Fayetteville’s charming downtown is a beautiful place to enjoy many local activites, or to simply rest and enjoy the vibrant flowers in the square gardens.

Home to unique restaurants and bars, boutique stores, historic buildings, art galleries, theaters, live-music venues, and even a micro-brewery, the scenic city offers something for everyone’s tastes.

More romantic getaways close to Arkansas

If you want to find more romantic hotels, we recommend these locations below, so you can find the perfect accommodation for your next romantic getaway or vacation.

For more couple’s destinations, check out the menu in the upper right corner.