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SMITH, ARKANSAS TRAVEL GUIDE
Smith is the second-largest city in the U.S. state of Arkansas and one
of the two county seats of Sebastian County. With a population of 80,268
at the 2000 census, it is the principal city of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma
Metropolitan Statistical Area, a region of 288,818 residents which encompasses
the Arkansas counties of Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian, and the Oklahoma
counties Le Flore and Sequoyah.
Fort Smith has a sister city
relationship with Cisterna, Italy, site of the World War II Battle of Cisterna
fought by the United States Army Rangers commanded by Fort Smith native
William O. Darby.
Fort Smith lies on the Arkansas-Oklahoma
state border, situated at the junction of the Arkansas and Poteau Rivers,
also known as Belle Point. The city began as a western frontier military
post in 1817 and would later become well-known for its role in the settling
of the "Wild West" and its law enforcement heritage.
In 2007, Fort Smith was selected
by the US Department of the Interior to be the location of the new US Marshal
Service National Museum.
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SMITH, ARKANSAS FEATURED HOTELS
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Hotel & Suites Fort Smith
The Aspen Hotel and Suites
offers some of the finest accommodations in Fort Smith. This limited service
hotel goes beyond the norm for its category in terms of comfort and service.
A beautiful property in a great location on the main avenue of Ft. Smith,
the Aspen will exceed your expectations, with unbeatable hospitality. It
is especially convenient to fine dining, theaters, and Central Shopping
Mall. All of the guest rooms are beautifully decorated, with a King or
two Queen beds. The rooms are equipped with a desk, cable with HBO, and
a host of other amenities.
Inn Fort Smith
The Comfort Inn Fort Smith
is located two miles from the Fort Smith Regional Airport. Conveniently
situated within a comfortable distance to many of Fort Smith's attractions,
this hotel is ideal located for both the leisure and the business traveler.
The hotel is three miles from the Ben Geren Park and five miles from the
Fort Smith Convention Center. Within a seven-mile radius of the hotel guests
can visit Miss Laura's Visitor Center, Ole Train Depot, Old Fort Museum
and Andrews Field. Fort Chaffee and the Forsgren Field are both situated
six miles from the hotel. With both warm friendly service and comfortable
well appointed guest rooms you will have a delightful stay.
Inn Fort Smith
The Days Inn Fort Smith,
located in downtown Fort Smith, Ark., stands five miles from Fort Smith
Regional Airport. The Fort Smith Convention Center and Poteau River (with
scenic trails) are one-half mile from the hotel. Cherokee Casino is six
miles from the property. The Days Inn Fort Smith features an array of amenities,
including a 24-hour front desk, business center, laundry facilities and
safe-deposit box. The hotel also provides complimentary airport shuttle
service and serves complimentary deluxe continental breakfasts. For added
convenience, express checkout is available.
Johnson Fort Smith Ar
* FREE HIGH SPEED INTERNET
IN GUEST ROOMS* EXPANDED CABLE TV W/HBO* Jacuzzi Suites Available* Courtyard
area* Business Suites* Family Suites* Outdoor Pool* 24 Hr Business Center
W High Speed Internet* 27 inch TVs W Free HBO* Restaurant and Lounge Onsite*
FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST* Interior and Exterior Corridors* In-Room Coffee
makers, alarm clocks, Iron/board, Hair Dryer* Micro/Fridges in some rooms*
Sofa Bed in some rooms* Free Local Calls* Dataport Phones* Conference Rooms*
Guest Laundry* Free Airport Shuttle* Fort Smith Convention Center 3 Blocks*
Fort Smith National Cemetery nearby* Lake Fort Smith nearby* Cherokee Casino
6 miles* University of Arkansas at Fort Smith 2 Miles
Inn By Marriott Fort Smith
Residence Inn Fort Smith
(Ark.) is conveniently located within one mile of the airport and adjacent
to St Edward Mercy Medical Center. Travelers can enjoy local dining and
shopping in downtown Fort Smith just five miles away, or try their luck
in the nearby Cherokee Casinos. Guests can start the day with a complimentary
hot breakfast buffet, and end it with a light meal during a complimentary
hospitality reception served Monday through Thursday. The outdoor pool,
spa tub, sports court and fitness center located on-site helps guests melt
tensions away after a long day.
The Travelodge Fort Smith
is located off Interstate 540 on Towson Avenue, one mile from a 24-hour
shopping center and less than five miles from historical downtown Fort
Smith, Ark. Movie theaters, Phoenix Village Mall and restaurants are within
walking distance, with many eateries for the kids. This hotel sports a
fitness center, sauna, Olympic-size pool (50 meters) and gazebo for picnics
and cookouts. Additional amenities include a 24-hour business center with
Internet access, fax and photocopier, soccer and baseball fields, as well
as complimentary hot breakfasts. Honeymoon packages are available. All
122 guestrooms come complete with coffeemakers, cable televisions, hair
dryers, irons and ironing boards, microwave ovens and refrigerators, and
telephones with data ports and voicemail.
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