You may know Bentonville as the birthplace of Walmart, but did you know that this charming and lively town also features the greatest summer activities? Nestled in Northwest Arkansas, Bentonville offers its homeowners a lifestyle life like no other!

Three of our incredible communities, Central Park, the Parks at Brighton, and our newest addition, Lochmoor Club, are located within this vibrant, family-oriented town. With a close proximity to fun activities, events, outdoor recreation, and more, you and your family will make your greatest summer memories yet.

Below are our top 5 favorite things to do in Bentonville this summer:


A staple in town, the Bentonville Community Center provides 80,000 square feet of spectacular facilities for families to have a blast. Watch your kids make a splash in the leisure pool with, get some exercise in a stunning, spacious fitness center, relax in a Citizen’s Lounge for 50+ adults, and enjoy a delicious dinner in a community banquet room! Athletic programming also offers adult and youth sports, arts and crafts, fitness classes, and so much more.


In our new Lochmoor Club community, homeowners live exactly how they’ve always wanted. Community amenities give you the options to relax, exercise, and hang out with your neighbors at all times. From a community pool, to tennis and basketball courts, to a playground, to large, open green spaces, everyone can enjoy themselves doing what they love. Monthly events also keep your calendar stocked with ways to hang out with old friends and new!


In Northwest Arkansas, there’s always an exciting and memorable event that awaits you and your family. From live music concerts, to cycling fundraisers, to art exhibitions, Bentonville is filled with exciting and family-friendly outdoor opportunities. Whether you’re looking for a daytime excursion or a relaxing night out, fun is always at your fingertips. Experience the wonder of this unique and charming town by spending time with those that you love! 


You’ve never seen an American art museum quite like Crystal Bridges. This one-of-a-kind gem celebrates the spirit of America by combining nature and art in stunning ways. Experience spectacular contemporary art that’s sure to provide a little design inspiration for your Buffington home! You’ll marvel at the incredible artistry of the pieces in front of you, whether you’re visiting a certain exhibit or immersing yourself in the museum’s surrounding grounds and trails.


Filled with expansive, natural beauty, it’s no surprise that Northwest Arkansas offers an abundance of hiking opportunities. If you love nature, breaking a sweat, and unwinding in the most peaceful setting, hiking is the summertime activity for you! From the stunning Bella Vista Lake Trail, to the winding Clabber Creek Trail, to the bustling Frisco Trail, you can take your pick of what kind of hike, bike, run, or walk that you want. Bring the family along or go solo!Summer in Bentonville is truly a season to never forget. You’ll find the town buzzing with vibrant activities, and neighbors coming together as friends. Explore the opportunities you love the most, and try out something new! You and your family will have the best summer yet.

For more information on our Bentonville communities, please visit our website, or give us a call at 479-251-1106. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Buffington Homes of Arkansas is a new home builder in Fayetteville, AR building homes and communities that fit a variety of lifestyles. Visit www.BuffingtonHomesAR.com for more information.