Fayetteville is located in the foothills of the scenic Ozark Mountains and close to metropolitan areas including Little Rock and Tulsa. Fayetteville boasts a thriving cultural scene, easy access to outdoor recreation, eclectic shops, and restaurants that serve everything from comfort food to organic cuisine.
Fayetteville is "one of the country's best-kept secrets with its thriving economy and a family-friendly atmosphere nestled in the Ozark Mountains." – Sperling's Best Places
Outside Magazine "Coolest College Towns in the Nation" ranked No. 23
Forbes Magazine ranked Fayetteville the 7th best college town
Money Magazine has chosen the Fayetteville area as one of the "Best Places to Live in America."
The city has also featured in Lifestyle Magazine, Southern Living, and The Best Towns in America – a where-to-go guide for a better life.