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Rental Car Little Rock
Little Rock is a Western city in Pulaski County, Arkansas, U.S.A. and it is situated close to the Arkansas River. It is renowned as a cultural center with a couple of notable attractions particularly of art, with museums and historic neighborhoods and districts all around the city. The city was discovered and named Little Rock by a French explorer known as Jean-Baptiste Bénard de la Harpe in the 1720s and it currently has a population estimate of about 199,000 people. It covers at least 122.02 square miles (316.03 kilometers squared) and with so many neighborhoods to explore, it is always better to hire a rental car in Little Rock. Among the nearest cities to Little Rock are Hot Springs and Conway which is approximately 54.8 miles and 32.9 miles, respectively.
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The Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, which is named after a former president and his first lady, is the only major airport in Little Rock. It is located in East Little Rock and it is quite a distance from most accommodation facilities (hotels) as well as tourist attractions. Which is why a car hire in Little Rock upon arrival is advisable because you get to maneuver around as you enjoy the various spectacles around and within the city. Visiting the HAPPYCAR portal ensures that you compare the most affordable prices before booking a car hire in Little Rock. HAPPYCAR has partnered with RentalCars, Drive FTI, and Sunny Cars among others which gives you a wide selection of affordable prices. In fact, you can select any service that is particular to your needs, such as a car suitable for a group or just for a single individual or client.
General Info On Little Rock
Jean-Baptiste Bénard de la Harpe a famous French explorer, left France in order to establish a trading post in current day the U.S.A. When he arrived, he traveled along the Red River and at one point, after traveling upstream along the Arkansas River, he found two distinct rock formations. He named the larger one which was located on the North bank as le rocher francais while the smaller one on the Southern became Le Petit Rocher. It is from the smaller Southern bank rock formations (Le petit Roche) that the name Little Rock was derived, particularly because the city was near the Southern bank. This particular rock was a landmark that enabled earlier explorers such as Jean-Baptiste to remember the route on the Arkansas River. Furthermore, it later became a river crossing and this helped the city expand because of the numerous stops by travelers.
Car Rental Little Rock
A car rental in Little Rock can be of use when exploring the vast historical sanctuaries such as the Old State House Museum, the William J. Clinton Presidential Library, the Esse Purse Museum, and the Rock Town Distillery. Additionally, are quite a number of parks, landmarks, and sights all within the 122 square miles of the city. The Rock Town Distillery has been in existence for over 50 years, which is since the prohibition period in America's history. The spirits are handcrafted and here, you can opt to either sample a few flavors or buy a couple of them to take back to your hotel room. One of the more historic buildings is the Old State House Museum which was the state's first capital building. It was built in 1836 and some of the features are that you get to take a picture alongside the canons which are over 180 years old. If you are more enthusiastic about nature, then driving to the Maumelle park is an excellent idea.
Here there are camping facilities, and better yet you can embark on a short hike after leaving the car at a designated parking space. Alternatively, visit the Historic Arkansas Museum where you get to see some of the relics that have been associated with the city for over 2-centuries. Some of the items on display include guns which were used in the American civil wars in the early 1800s. You can take a road trip that starts off at the Marshall square, all the way to Pinnacle Valley which has a breathtaking view and hiking trails which is only 14-miles away. Afterward, a 54 minute (53-mile) drive to Hot Springs is a great idea where there are numerous bathhouses where you can wind down and relax. In the evening, you can get back on the road back to Little Rock to the hotel room after an enticing road trip. So hire a car on the HAPPYCAR and visit Little Rock today!