Little Rock: A Major Cultural Center
Little Rock is the capital and the most populous city in the state of Arkansas. Little Rock is a major cultural, economic, government, and transportation center within Arkansas, the South, and the nation. The city includes cultural institutions such as the Arkansas Arts Center, the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, in addition to hiking, boating, and other outdoor recreational opportunities. Little Rock’s history is also available to residents and visitors in a variety of ways: history museums, historic districts, or neighborhoods like the Quapaw Quarter are scattered all throughout the city. The city is headquarters to Dillard’s, Windstream Communications, and Acxiom, making it a great home for professionals. Two major Interstate highways, Interstate 20 and Interstate 40, meet in Little Rock, with the Port of Little Rock serving as a major shipping hub.