Little Rock – Things to do with your Team

Little Rock is the capital of Arkansas, and the biggest city in the state. The city gets its name from a rock formation along the Arkansas River, which is a popular attraction for locals and tourists alike. A trip to Little Rock is a great way for your team to bond, and if you’re looking for fun things to do together while you’re in town, this list of local adventures will get you started.

Keep in mind that if you are competing at Verizon Soccer Field or the Statehouse Convention Center, we have travel guides for those venues as well.


Wild River Country

Little Rock - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4TeamsIf you’re looking to cool off and experience some Wet ‘n’ Wild rides, head over to Wild River Country in North Little Rock, the state’s largest water park. Start high above the treetops on the Black Lightning and White Lightning slides featuring surprising twists and turns, and experience sliding down in total darkness on the spiraling Vortex. The Pipeline is a heart-pounding, 500-foot slide with lots of twisting and turning, and the Accelerator is an extreme vertical high-speed slide you can ride down with a friend. The Thrilling Three are three new high-thrill rides that include a high-speed and a free-fall slide. 6820 Crystal Hill Rd, North Little Rock, AR 72118


Altitude Trampoline Park

If you want to release some pent-up energy at a trampoline park, Little Rock can offer just that very thing! Altitude Trampoline Park has over 200 interconnected trampolines built into the floor where you can practice your aerial acrobatics and have a high-energy, bouncing good time with your teammates. Take flying leaps to slam dunk a ball on the trampoline basketball lanes, compete with your friends in a lively game of trampoline dodgeball, or dive headfirst into the largest foam pit in Arkansas. You’ll have to have a parent sign a waiver if you’re under 18, but you can do all that online so that you can head straight for the trampolines when you arrive. 15707 Chenal Pkwy, Little Rock, AR 72211


Pinnacle Mountain State Park

Located just a few minutes outside Little Rock, Pinnacle Mountain State Park is a favorite local destination for outdoor adventurers. Here, you can climb the 1,000-foot, cone-shaped peak of Pinnacle Mountain and enjoy amazing views from the summit, or you can rent a canoe, kayak, or pedal boat at the marina and get out on the water. Chief Whitehorse’s Trail Rides offers a reasonably-priced, hour-long horseback trail ride along scenic mountain paths. They welcome novices and experienced riders alike. Bring a take-out lunch or snack with you, and dine al fresco at one of the many picnic shelters, then run wild and free on the park’s giant playground. 11901 Pinnacle Valley Rd, Roland, AR 72135


Big Rock Fun Park

Big Rock Fun Park is one of Little Rock’s favorite family attractions, offering affordable fun and games that everyone can enjoy. Play a challenging round of mini-golf on one of two clever 18-hole courses, or rev up your engines and race your teammates on the twisting, turning go-kart track. Hit some home runs in the batting cages, and then cool down on the bumper boat ride. A dollar gets you four tokens for the arcade, which features over 30 games, including skee ball, air hockey, Harpoon Lagoon, and more. If you’re looking for a real challenge, try your hand at Lazer Frenzy, where you navigate like a spy through laser beams to reach the finish line. 11411 Baseline Rd, Little Rock, AR 72209


Museum of Discovery

Downtown Little Rock is home to the Museum of Discovery, a Smithsonian affiliate and highly interactive science museum for all ages. See an amazing live show starring a gigantic Tesla coil that creates 250,000 volts of electricity. Museum staff can play songs on this incredible device by modulating the frequency of the plasma, and you can watch the spectacle in the Tesla Theater. Tornado Alley Theater offers a thrilling seven-minute experience that lets you re-live the devastating 1999 Little Rock Tornado. 500 President Clinton Ave #150, Little Rock, AR 72201


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USS Razorback Tour

The Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum offers the chance to explore a variety of historic naval crafts, including the USS Razorback, the longest-serving U.S. submarine that heroically rescued American pilots shot down in WWII. Retired veteran volunteer tour guides regale you with heart-stopping stories as they lead you through the giant vessel, where you can see firsthand what it was like to live and work on a submarine in wartime. Book your tour ahead of time, and keep in mind that there’s a reduced rate for groups of eight or more. Visit the adjacent museum for fascinating exhibits about the submarine and its place in history. 120 Riverfront Park Dr, North Little Rock, AR 72114


Big Dam Bridge and Discover the Waterfront

The Big Dam Bridge is built 90 feet above the Arkansas River, and you can walk or cycle its 4,226-foot span while enjoying breathtaking views down into the water and along the lush green banks. The bridge provides access to museums, restaurants, and the Clinton Presidential Center, a must-visit attraction for history buffs. It also leads you to River Market, which is the un-official cultural center of Little Rock. Here, you’ll find artisans, street musicians, a farmer’s market, and unique boutiques to browse. Nearby Riverfront Park offers another way to experience the river as you walk along its beautifully landscaped south bank and enjoy some interesting public art and maybe catch a musical performance. 7600 Rebsamen Park Rd, Little Rock, AR 72207


Little Rock Climbing Center

Little Rock - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4TeamsLittle Rock Climbing Center is a friendly facility that welcomes walk-ins of all experience levels to climb their 5,000 square feet of 30-foot high, textured walls. The center features 20 dedicated top-rope belay stations, 10 auto belay stations, and three different bouldering walls with lots of holds and angles will challenge your strength and agility. A climbing pass is good for the whole day, and if you’re a beginner, you’ll get an orientation that gives you all the skills you need to start climbing on your own right away. 12120 Colonel Glenn Rd #7000, Little Rock, AR 72210


Magic Springs Theme and Water Park

Magic Springs Theme and Water Park is a one-stop shop for an afternoon of fun on dry land and in the water. Landlubbers will get high-octane thrills on the X-Coaster, which takes you 150 feet into the air and drops you down at a heart-pounding 65 miles-per-hour, sending you speeding through corkscrew rolls and numerous twists and turns. The Sky Shark is a 115-foot free fall that sends you plummeting at 50 miles per hour before swinging you up, sending you soaring across the lake for some flying fun and breathtaking views. Other thrill rides include The Gauntlet and the Arkansas Twister, which live up to their names. When you’re ready to cool down, head over to the water park and continue the thrills on some of the region’s highest, fastest, and longest water slides. 1701 E Grand Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901


Mystery Mansion

Looking for a Little Rock escape room? Mystery Mansion offers an escape room experience that will help hone your team-building skills as well as offer a fun and challenging way to spend an hour. Choose from one of several thrilling scenarios, and enter the designated room, whose doors will lock behind you. You’ll have 60 minutes to find clues, solve puzzles, decipher codes, and master riddles in order to escape before time’s up and disaster strikes. 2122 Broadway St, Little Rock, AR 72206


Make the most of your team’s trip to Little Rock by planning ahead. Look for coupons and specials online, and keep in mind that many attractions offer group rates. Don’t forget to book the best hotel for your needs. Most of all have a good time with your team!