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Center of Everything, Big and Small: Perryville


Perryville is located about an hour (or less) from Little Rock, Conway, Morrilton, Russellville and Hot Springs. A great weekend getaway or Saturday drive to the quaint little town of Perryville offers surprising hidden treasures to explore and enjoy.

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Harris Brake Lake Resort takes its name from the breathtakingly beautiful world-class fishing lake. Catch your limit of crappie, largemouth bass, hybrid striped bass, channel catfish, redear sunfish and bluegill.

Fishing not your thing?  Hiking, hunting, boating or just relaxing in nature are wonderful alternatives. Friday nights offer live local music and on Saturdays you can schedule a massage. If you want a weekend or vacation getaway, Harris Brake Lake Resort offers rustic cabins, motel rooms, RV hook-ups, and camp sites with fire pits.

Perryville Heifer Ranch

At Heifer Ranch  you can relax and learn at the same time! Explore this 1,200 acre ranch and take a guided tour of sustainable agricultural practices that are providing solutions to hunger and poverty on our planet. Spend a night or two in the Global Village and learn how folks live in other parts of the world. Get up close to water buffalo, camels, lambs, goats, llamas and more.


Perryville artist and galleries

Located on the Perry County Courthouse Square, Suds Gallery offers original paintings by local artists in the town’s historic, renovated Laundromat. You will often find owner Al Garrett working on a painting as you visit. Open Wednesday through Friday noon until 6, and Saturday and Sunday noon until 4.

Hidden Gallery, another art venue, has a delightful variety of local artwork that includes paintings, photography and jewelry.

Charlie Horse Flea Market offers a chance to browse a variety of furniture and home items including vintage glass.

Perryville flea markets

Step back in time as you enter the local Pawn Shop and Antiques where you encounter delightful surprises around every corner. Wares include a multitude of vintage signs, bottles, glass and unique, hard to find items.


Delicious food in Perryville

You won’t go hungry in Perryville!  Enjoy El Alamo Mexican Grill’s authentic Mexican food and don’t forget to order their amazing cheese dip.

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Another way to satisfy your hunger is with Mustang Sally’s blue plate specials and their classic burgers including the ‘The Widow Maker’. The Widow Maker is loaded with two hand-pattied burgers, Mozzarella sticks, bacon, cheddar and American cheese, pickles, BBQ sauce, and a fried egg stuffed between two grilled cheeses.

Head out to Perryville and experience our hidden treasure in the middle of everything!

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Arkansas Women Blogger member Mary Wood is a lifetime lover of words. She hails from the suburbs of Nimrod, Arkansas where she is co-owner and number one stacker of wood in her family's sawmill. She loves playing in the dirt and raising a zoo-load of animals on their family farm. Her passions include living life with her husband Steve, son Caleb and all-grown-up daughters Rebecca and Rachel and son-in-law Matt. Homeschooling, writing women's Bible studies, and renovating their home fill up the remainder of her time.

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