There's plenty to do after class. Jonesboro has a variety of shopping, dining and recreation options.
The Mall at Turtle Creek on Highland and Stadium includes Dillard's, JCPenney, Target, Best Buy, Barnes & Noble, Forever 21, Gearhead, and over 80 additional stores, services and eateries. Visit www.mallatturtlecreek.com for additional information.
Downtown Jonesboro - www.jonesboro.com
Just an hour and 15 minute drive to Memphis – the home of blues music. Beale Street is just across the Mississippi River. Attractions such as Mud Island and the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art are all just a short drive away. If you like to shop, several shopping malls are opened until 9 p.m. To learn more about Memphis attractions go to the following websites:
Other Regional Attractions
Arkansas Game and Fish Nature Center Center on Lawson Road is just 2 miles south of Jonesboro.
Regional State Parks
- Jacksonport State Park in Newport
- Herman Davis State Park in Manila
- Lake Charles State Park in Powhatan
- Mammoth Spring State Park
- Old Davidsonville State Park
- Powhatan Historic State Park
Where to Eat in Jonesboro
Of course, Jonesboro has all the regular fast food spots and pizzerias. The following is a quick glance at restaurants for particular tastes.
Historic main street in downtown Jonesboro offers several good restaurants