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The history of Forrest City, Arkansas, stretches back far into prehistory when mastodons roamed the slope of Crowley's Ridge. Workmen discovered mastodon bones within city limits in 1949. After that time, Native Americans flourished in the area before European settlement began in earnest. St. Francis County was established and recognized as part of the new Arkansas Territory in 1827. More from this guide...

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Quality Inn - Forrest City
+1-888-690-5247
2409 North Washington St., Forrest City, AR 72335
  • 3 star Highway property
  • 2 floors in hotel
From$100
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Hampton Inn Forrest City
+1-888-305-3366
300 Holiday Dr., Forrest City, AR 72335
  • 3-star hotel
  • Impressive bathroom
  • Hotel clean
From$80
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Comfort Suites : 320 Holiday Dr.
+1-800-881-1523
320 Holiday Dr., Forrest City, AR 72335
  • Midscale hotel
  • Newer property
  • Most guests said the beds were comfortable
From$80
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Days Inn Forrest City - Forrest City
+1-888-283-3404
200 Holiday Dr., Forrest City, AR 72335
  • Three Star Highway property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Americas Best Value Inn - Forrest City
+1-866-221-8581
115 Barrowhill Rd., Forrest City, AR 72335
  • 2 star property
  • 2 floors in hotel
Econo Lodge
+1-866-429-5787
310 Barrow Hill Rd., Forrest City, AR 72335
  • Low-priced Rural property
  • The majority of guests appreciated the modern rooms
  • Rooms are ok
Luxury Inn & Suites
+1-888-690-5281
315 Barrow Hill Rd., Forrest City, AR 72335
  • Economy Rural property
  • Hotel has 4 suites
  • Cheap place to stay
  • Old building
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Forrest City - Forrest City
+1-888-690-5247
220 Eldridge Rd., Forrest City, AR 72335
  • 3 star Rural property
  • Free breakfast
Days Inn & Suites Wynne
+1-888-305-3366
1011 Highway 64 East, Wynne, AR 72396 ~16.79 miles north of Forrest City
  • Three Star property
  • Check-in time: 11:00 AM
Super 8 - Heth
+1-800-881-1523
453 Highway 149 North, Heth, AR 72346 ~18.99 miles east of Forrest City
  • Economy hotel
America's Best Inn - Brinkley
+1-888-283-3404
2002 Walker Dr., Brinkley, AR 72021 ~23.88 miles west of Forrest City
  • Low Cost hotel
Econo Lodge & Suites
+1-866-221-8581
2203 North Main St., Brinkley, AR 72021 ~23.92 miles west of Forrest City
  • 2 star property
  • 37 sleeping rooms in hotel
Super 8 Brinkley
+1-866-429-5787
2005a North Main St., Brinkley, AR 72021 ~23.99 miles west of Forrest City
  • Economical hotel
Americas Best Value Inn Brinkley : 2005 North Main St.
+1-888-690-5281
2005 North Main St., Brinkley, AR 72021 ~24.01 miles west of Forrest City
  • Two star property
  • Check in time: 03:00
Days Inn & Suites Brinkley
+1-888-690-5247
1815 North Main St., Brinkley, AR 72021 ~24.02 miles west of Forrest City
  • Two-star property
  • Check in: 11:00 AM
Super 8 by Wyndham Brinkley in Brinkley
+1-888-305-3366
2005 a North Main St., Brinkley, AR 72021 ~24.04 miles west of Forrest City
  • Economical hotel
Americas Best Value Inn in Little Rock
+1-800-881-1523
1306 North Main St., Little Rock, AR 72021 ~24.23 miles west of Forrest City
  • Low-priced hotel
  • Hotel has 90 rooms
Sam's Town Tunica in Tunica
+1-888-283-3404
1477 Casino Strip Blvd., Tunica, MS 38664 ~24.57 miles southeast of Forrest City
  • 3-star Rural hotel
  • Check-in: 4:00 pm
Resorts Casino Tunica
+1-866-221-8581
1100 Casino Strip Blvd., Resorts Tunica, MS 38664 ~24.96 miles southeast of Forrest City
  • Two-star Golf Course property
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tunica Resorts in Robinsonville
+1-866-429-5787
2131 Casino Strip Resort Blvd., Robinsonville, MS 38664 ~25.18 miles southeast of Forrest City
  • Low Cost property
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$60
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Hollywood Casino Tunica : 1150 Casino Strip Resorts Blvd.
+1-888-690-5281
1150 Casino Strip Resorts Blvd., Tunica Resorts, MS 38664 ~25.23 miles southeast of Forrest City
  • Three Star Resort hotel
  • 5 meeting rooms in hotel
Quality Inn
+1-888-690-5247
2440 Casino Strp Res Blvd., Robinsonville, MS 38664 ~26.14 miles southeast of Forrest City
  • Three Star Rural property
  • Check in time: 11:00
  • Restaurants & bars in the area are ok
  • Very friendly staff
Tunica Roadhouse in Robinsonville
+1-888-305-3366
1107 Casino Way, Robinsonville, MS 38664 ~26.98 miles east of Forrest City
  • Mid-scale Resort hotel
  • Check in: 4pm
  • Stained carpet
  • Most guests thought rooms were spacious
From$50
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Westgate Tunica Resort : 1724 Casino Dr.
+1-800-881-1523
1724 Casino Dr., Robinsonville, MS 38664 ~27.04 miles east of Forrest City
  • 3-star Mountain hotel
  • Hotel has a green policy Learn more
Horseshoe Tunica Casino & Hotel : 1021 Casino Center Dr.
+1-888-283-3404
1021 Casino Center Dr., Robinsonville, MS 38664 ~28.32 miles east of Forrest City
  • 4 star Resort property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Excellent staff
  • Room is all right
From$45
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Civil War Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest established the town in the 1860s. He camped in the area during the Civil War while the railroad line between Memphis and Little Rock was completed and even established the first commissary store. The town later became the county seat.

The town's Civil War significance continued during the Little Rock Campaign of 1863 at Davidson's Approach near Forrest City, where U.S. General John Wynn Davidson's troops moved through during the Little Rock Campaign of 1863. He moved from St. Francis, in the north-south, to Marianna and on to rendezvous with General Frederick Steele's Forces in the west at Clarendon. This trail is now part of the Arkansas Heritage Trails System.

If you're curious to learn more about Forrest City's history, and the surrounding communities of eastern Arkansas, visit the St. Francis County Museum on Front Street. You can also check out Forrest City's various historic sites, which are on the National Register of Historic Places, including Campbell House, First United Methodist, Forrest City High School, Mann House, and Stuart Springs. The area has also birthed many notable blues and jazz artists, including Little Buddy Doyle, Willie Hale, Albert King, and King Perry.

The former Memphis & Little Rock Railroad ascended from the L'Anguille River basin to the heights of Crowley's Ridge, and today the peak is home to Village Creek State Park. The beautiful landscape unfurling below makes it easy to see why Forrest City bills itself as “The Jewel of the Delta." The ridge rises 300 feet above sea level and the highland spans about 3 miles wide. While you're there, you can also hike, bike, play tennis, fish, or picnic near the woodlands, lakes, and streams. Stop into the visitor center for a schedule of guided hiking tours, educational programming, and events.

You can get to Forrest City via the Forrest City Municipal Airport or via Interstate 40, U.S. Highway 70, or Arkansas Highway 1. This eastern Arkansas town makes a great, affordable place to stay, whether you're on your way to Memphis (just 46 miles east), headed farther west, or are in town on business. No matter what brings you to town, you're sure to be delighted by historic, charming, and approachable Forrest City.

What is the best time to visit Forrest City, AR?

The best time to visit Forrest City depends on your plans. If you're looking to spend time outdoors, beware of the peak summer temperatures from late June through early August. You'll find that May through June is ideal for outdoor activities like golf or hiking. Winters can be cold, windy, and wet, but thankfully, they are short and relatively mild.

Since Forrest City generally enjoys such a mild climate, you can get outdoors and enjoy the fine weather throughout the year at area parks that include South Side Park, Forrest Hills Park, Lincoln Park, Lake Street Park, Beech Grove Park, Civic Center Park, and Stewart Springs Park. Many offer playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, picnic pavilions, and ball fields. South Side Park also boasts a community swimming pool.

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What are the Forrest City, AR luxury hotel options?

4 Star Average Prices: $83.33

Hampton Inn Forrest City makes an ideal choice for anyone traveling on business or seeking the most upscale accommodations in the area. The well-rounded property has plenty of on-site amenities, including an outdoor pool, fitness center, a business center, and meeting space. Guests can also take advantage of the hotel's dry-cleaning and laundry services and 24-hour front desk. Guest rooms also come complete with all the standard amenities you'd expect like flat-screen televisions, complimentary internet service (both wired and wireless), free cable programming, and more.

Keep snacks and takeout in the fridge and warm it in the microwave for a quick bite for lunch and dinner. Head downstairs to dine on the complimentary buffet breakfast. If you'd rather dash out the door to a meeting, brew a cup of coffee in your room using the coffee and tea maker while you do some last-minute ironing using the ironing board. Leave the tidying to the housekeeping staff, who come by daily.

What options are in Forrest City, AR for the most affordable hotels?

3 Star Average Prices: $92.05

The Red Roof Inn Forrest City welcomes guests with clean, tidy, and cheerful guest rooms and affordable nightly rates. This hotel puts you right where you want to be in the heart of Forrest City and close to East Arkansas Community College, Forrest City Country Club, and the Gallery of Forrest City.

Each air-conditioned room comes equipped with all the necessities, like a fridge, microwave, and combination bathtub and shower, as well as helpful amenities like flat-screen televisions, cable programming, complimentary wireless internet, and coffee and tea makers. You don't even have to worry about cleaning or cooking, thanks to the daily housekeeping service and the complimentary daily continental breakfast

3 Star Hotel Prices in Forrest City

2 Star Average Prices: $92.00

Where are the best discount hotels in Forrest City, AR?

Quality Inn Forrest City I-40 already boasts some of the lowest hotel rates around, and if you're a senior citizen or a AAA member, you'll get even bigger discounts. This affordable hotel is also located close to key sites including the Gallery of Forrest City, East Arkansas Community College, and is just a few miles from Stuart Springs Park and the Forrest City Country Club.

Each guest room features handy amenities like fridges and microwaves, which allow you to cook and save by eating light meals in your room. Relax while enjoying free satellite programming and complimentary wireless internet access. If you forgot your toiletries, don't worry. You'll find complimentary shampoo, soap, and conditioner in the bathroom. While you may be tempted to just stay in your room and relax, you don't want to miss the rooftop terrace and the garden, complete with a picnic area and barbecue grills. You can also wake up to a complimentary full breakfast.

If you're looking for an all-around great hotel that also offers military discounts, head to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Forrest City. This hotel boasts all the amenities you'd hope for much less than you'd expect. Take a dip any time of year in the indoor pool, visit the fitness center to de-stress after a workday or conference meeting in the hotel, and fill up on free breakfast each day.

In your room, you can expect the same level of pampering with soft bedding, modern decor, and amenities that include a fridge, microwave, 42-inch flat-screen television with satellite programming, and complimentary wireless internet access. You can also make free phone calls, pick up a free newspaper, and grab a cup of coffee in the lobby. If you need to print a boarding pass or documents for an on-site meeting, head to the 24-hour business center.

What value hotels are in the Forrest City, AR area?

Comfort Suites Forrest City is the property of choice for those who prefer spacious rooms and suites decorated with more traditional decor. When you stay here, you'll be centrally located near I-40 right in the middle of Forrest City, just minutes away from key area sites like Stuart Springs Park.

In your room, you can stow your own food in the fridge, cook up a quick meal or snack in the microwave, and then settle in for a night of entertainment thanks to the free cable programming and the complimentary wireless internet access. When it's time to bed down for the night, the entire family will sleep well thanks to the premium bedding and sofa beds. Be sure to take advantage of the indoor pool, complete with beautiful stone tile surround and lounge chairs, as well as the fitness center.

What are the things to do in Forrest City, AR?

The city has made great strides in revitalizing its historic downtown in recent years with a mix of commercial, educational, and civic spaces. The locals head to the Sports Complex to get active. The facility offers dedicated courts and fields for basketball, flag football, baseball, T-ball, and soccer.

For a fee, you can also visit the Larry S. Bryant Multi-Purpose and Wellness Center, which is fully equipped with an indoor basketball court, workout equipment, indoor walking track, locker room, hot tub, game room, and concession stand, as well as numerous rooms available for rental. If you are looking for space to host an informal gathering, such as a meeting, retreat, reception, or family reunion, this facility makes an excellent venue.

Forrest City is home to Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute and East Arkansas Community College, making this small town the regional hub for higher education and technical training, serving St. Francis, Lee, Cross, Monroe, and Woodruff counties. East Arkansas Community College also draws the community in to enjoy the arts at the EACC Fine Arts Center, hosting large performances in the 1,100-seat auditorium and intimate performances in the Black Box Theatre. The facility also boasts an Art Gallery and Banquet Hall, making this a prime spot to host events large and small.

Whether you're in town for business, following in the Civil War history path, visiting local education institutions, or just passing through, Forrest City is ready to welcome you. It's the perfect place to stay near Memphis in eastern Arkansas.

FAQs about hotels in Forrest City

What are the top rated hotels in Forrest City?

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Quality Inn and Hampton Inn Forrest City are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most luxurious hotels in Forrest City?

Horseshoe Tunica Casino & Hotel, Quality Inn and Hampton Inn Forrest City are the top 3 luxury hotels near Forrest City city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Forrest City?

Quality Inn, Hampton Inn Forrest City, and Comfort Suites are the properties closest to Forrest City city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Forrest City cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Forrest City can be as cheap as $92.00 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Forrest City cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Forrest City has been $92.05 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a higher-end hotel in Forrest City cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Forrest City has been $83.33 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in Forrest City?

Sam's Town Tunica, Resorts Casino Tunica and Hollywood Casino Tunica are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Forrest City?

Quality Inn, Comfort Suites and Comfort Inn Marion are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best Best Western hotels in Forrest City?

Best Western Tunica Resort, Best Western Inn and Best Western Plus Executive Residency Marion are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels in Forrest City?

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Forrest City and Holiday Inn Express & Suites West Memphis are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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