MedPro International is placing foreign-educated healthcare professionals in exciting positions throughout the United States. This week we feature Little Rock, the capital of Arkansas.
Big on Little Rock
The city’s slogan, “Big on Little Rock,” rings true for those who live, work, and play here. Centrally located in the state and situated next to the Arkansas River, Little Rock boasts a bustling downtown, relatively mild climate, low cost of living, and a growing economy. The city’s top industries of healthcare, distribution and logistics, and financial services and technologies, make this area rich in resources and talent.
Residents and visitors can enjoy downtown Little Rock’s museums, art galleries, theaters, cultural centers, and parks. The overall cost of living here is below the national average. Plus, from loft apartments and condos downtown to single-family homes in surrounding suburbs such as Hillcrest, Little Rock offers a variety of housing to suit all tastes, needs, and budgets. The Little Rock School District provides early childhood (pre-kindergarten) through high school education and career-technical and adult education learning centers. And no destination is too far, with Clinton National Airport offering non-stop flights to cities across the United States.
Little Rock Top Attractions:
River Market With bars, boutiques, bistros, artwork tours, farmer’s markets, and special events such as spring jazz festivals and holiday caroling, this hotspot has something for every family member.
Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts The AMFA is home to a diverse collection of paintings, sculptures, photographs, and more.
Big Dam Bridge This iconic destination and largest pedestrian and bicycle bridge in North America provides breathtaking views and connects 14 miles of scenic riverside trails.
William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum The Clinton Presidential Center presents rotating exhibits of artifacts and photos of the life and career of the 42nd U.S. president.
Park Plaza Mall The largest shopping venue in the area, Park Plaza Mall has everything from high-end boutiques to inexpensive kiosks and souvenir stands.
Attractions Outside of Little Rock
Hot Springs This resort city is a short drive from Little Rock, where visitors can visit the many spas in the area, and Bathhouse Row, part of Hot Springs National Park.
Ozark National Forest With the highest mountains in the state, visitors can enjoy swimming, fishing, boating, campsites, and scenic drives.
Buffalo National River The first designated National River in the U.S., this unpolluted, free-flowing river offers breathtaking scenery, limestone bluffs, jaw-dropping rock formations, and a plethora of outdoor recreational activities like kayaking, hiking, and horseback riding.
Crater of Diamonds State Park This state park is one of the only places in the world visitors can search for real diamonds in their original volcanic source.
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