Little Rock

Things to do in Little Rock

The life and legacy of our 42nd president is on full display at his dedicated museum and library. Head to the second floor for permanent exhibits on his time in office. The museum also invites rotating exhibits such as works by Dale Chihuly, currently on view through January.

Get motivated about technology, science, and math at this interactive museum with exhibits like Earth Journeys, which explores Arkansas’ geological features, and the Tinkering Studio, where kids learn to build toys and other imaginative objects.

Insider Clout: Poe’s reach in Turkey is evinced by his many years on this list—and the full-service office he maintains in Istanbul—but his latest coup is beyond its borders: last year he secured visas for an entire group of rank-and-file (i.e., non–diplomatic corps) Americans to

Excited about: For the ultimate culture fix, head to the Festival of the Tooth, in Kandy, Sri Lanka, a celebration in July that commences with the planting of a jack tree and ends with the firing of cannons. Years as agent: 29.