Thomas’s Guidebook

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Thomas’s Guidebook

Food scene

Great Italian food, best steak in town. Located six miles east of the Hale Homestead Barn on Highway 64 (Main Street Russellville).
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Pasta Grill
319 West Main Street
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Great Italian food, best steak in town. Located six miles east of the Hale Homestead Barn on Highway 64 (Main Street Russellville).
Excellent sports grill. Pope County is a dry county. This place legally serves alcohol. Located six miles east of the Hale Homestead Barn on Highway 64 (Main Street Russellville).
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The Old Bank | Sports Bar & Grill
218 W Main St
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Excellent sports grill. Pope County is a dry county. This place legally serves alcohol. Located six miles east of the Hale Homestead Barn on Highway 64 (Main Street Russellville).
Rated the best hamburger in Arkansas. Five miles from the Hale Homestead Barn at exit 81, Interstate 40.
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CJ's Butcher Boy Burgers
2803 N Arkansas Ave
8 moradores locais recomendam
Rated the best hamburger in Arkansas. Five miles from the Hale Homestead Barn at exit 81, Interstate 40.
Fantastic Southern Cooking for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Old South Restaurant was established in 1947. Elvis has been there. It is a ten-minute drive from the Hale Homestead Barn on Highway 64 (Main Street Russellville).
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Old South Restaurant
1330 E Main St
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Fantastic Southern Cooking for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Old South Restaurant was established in 1947. Elvis has been there. It is a ten-minute drive from the Hale Homestead Barn on Highway 64 (Main Street Russellville).
A family-owned and operated hole-in-the-wall place to eat and meet the Piney Bay locals. The food is great, and they have a large selection of homemade jarred items. It is a bit pricey but makes a memorable dining experience.
Bangie’s Trading Post
A family-owned and operated hole-in-the-wall place to eat and meet the Piney Bay locals. The food is great, and they have a large selection of homemade jarred items. It is a bit pricey but makes a memorable dining experience.
Best Mexican food in Russellville. A five-minute drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
La Huerta | Mexican Restaurant
2005 N Arkansas Ave
Best Mexican food in Russellville. A five-minute drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
A locally owned coffee shop. Great place to relax! It is a five-mile drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
Midtown Coffee
407 N Arkansas Ave
A locally owned coffee shop. Great place to relax! It is a five-mile drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
Classic brick oven pizza place. A six-mile drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
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Brick Oven Pizza Co. | Russellville
401 S Arkansas Ave
6 moradores locais recomendam
Classic brick oven pizza place. A six-mile drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
A crazy good place for Mexican food and ice cream treats. All-you-can-eat tacos on Tuesday nights and all-you-can-eat enchiladas on Thursday nights. A unique place. It is an eleven mile drive over the Arkansas River to Dardanelle, Arkansas.
Bocadillos Restaurant Tacos & Ice Cream
505 Union St
A crazy good place for Mexican food and ice cream treats. All-you-can-eat tacos on Tuesday nights and all-you-can-eat enchiladas on Thursday nights. A unique place. It is an eleven mile drive over the Arkansas River to Dardanelle, Arkansas.
Excellent Arkansas BBQ in a quiet country setting. It is a one-mile drive east of the Hale Homestead Barn.
Fat Daddy's Bar-B-Que of London
7206 U.S. 64
Excellent Arkansas BBQ in a quiet country setting. It is a one-mile drive east of the Hale Homestead Barn.
Most popular BBQ place in Russellville. It is always packed, and it has a nice bar scene. An eight-minute drive east of the Hale Homestead Barn in downtown Russellville.
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Fat Daddy's Bar-B-Que
104 N Denver Ave
11 moradores locais recomendam
Most popular BBQ place in Russellville. It is always packed, and it has a nice bar scene. An eight-minute drive east of the Hale Homestead Barn in downtown Russellville.
Unique restaurant located by the Train Depot. It has an old train car you can dine in. It is located five miles east of the Hale Homestead Barn in downtown Russellville.
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Stoby's Restaurant
405 W Parkway Dr
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Unique restaurant located by the Train Depot. It has an old train car you can dine in. It is located five miles east of the Hale Homestead Barn in downtown Russellville.
An Arkansas-owned chain of drive-through coffee shops. It features two drive-through lanes to serve you quickly. Five-mile drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
7 Brew Coffee
322 Weir Road
An Arkansas-owned chain of drive-through coffee shops. It features two drive-through lanes to serve you quickly. Five-mile drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
Catfish buffet with a long, rich history in Russellville. A nine-minute drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
Brown's Catfish
1804 East Main Street
Catfish buffet with a long, rich history in Russellville. A nine-minute drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
Nice bakery and deli shop located in downtown Russellville, a seven-minute drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
B Street Bakery and Deli
311 West B Street
Nice bakery and deli shop located in downtown Russellville, a seven-minute drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
Locally owned donut shop located just four miles east of the Hale Homestead Barn.
West Main Donuts
3415 West Main Street
Locally owned donut shop located just four miles east of the Hale Homestead Barn.
Brangus Steakhouse is a local tradition. It is a locally owned business serving the Arkansas River Valley and visitors since 1995. Brangus Steakhouse offers steaks, ribs, chicken, burgers, and salads. A ten-minute drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
Brangus Steakhouse
1509 East Main Street
Brangus Steakhouse is a local tradition. It is a locally owned business serving the Arkansas River Valley and visitors since 1995. Brangus Steakhouse offers steaks, ribs, chicken, burgers, and salads. A ten-minute drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
A super Chinese food buffet located just off exit 81 on I-40. Just a five-minute drive from the Hale Homestead. We like to get the buffet to go. You pay by the pound. Good deal!
New China
2005 North Arkansas Avenue
A super Chinese food buffet located just off exit 81 on I-40. Just a five-minute drive from the Hale Homestead. We like to get the buffet to go. You pay by the pound. Good deal!
Best sushi in Russellville. Lovely place located eight miles from the Hale Homestead Barn. Jamison's favorite place!
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Umami | Sushi & Grill
304 N Elmira Ave
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Best sushi in Russellville. Lovely place located eight miles from the Hale Homestead Barn. Jamison's favorite place!
Classic all-you-can-eat restaurant!
Western Sizzlin Restaurant
Classic all-you-can-eat restaurant!
Terrific sandwich shop!
Ozark Mountain Smokehouse
Terrific sandwich shop!
Get a fast pizza to go!
Little Caesars Pizza
Get a fast pizza to go!
A long-time classic hamburger scene in Russellville. A local favorite. Great burger and fries!
Feltner's Whatta-Burger
1410 N Arkansas Ave
A long-time classic hamburger scene in Russellville. A local favorite. Great burger and fries!
Closed on Sundays.
Chick-fil-A
Closed on Sundays.
Great place for a steak and throwing peanuts on the floor.
Colton's Steak House & Grill
Great place for a steak and throwing peanuts on the floor.
Pizza, pizza!
Papa Johns Pizza
Pizza, pizza!
Excellent shop about four miles east of the Hale Homestead on Highway 64 (Main Street).
Subway
Excellent shop about four miles east of the Hale Homestead on Highway 64 (Main Street).
A different twist on chicken sandwiches and fries.
Slim Chickens
A different twist on chicken sandwiches and fries.
Love this place, great hamburgers. Very popular in Russellville.
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
Love this place, great hamburgers. Very popular in Russellville.
Not exactly health food, buy real tasty!
Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings
Not exactly health food, buy real tasty!
Good place, can usually get right in.
Chili's Grill & Bar
Good place, can usually get right in.
Great smoothies and wraps. Popular in Arkansas. Caters to the health food scene.
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
Great smoothies and wraps. Popular in Arkansas. Caters to the health food scene.
Great pizza and lunch buffet.
Pizza Hut
Great pizza and lunch buffet.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
On I-40, exit 81.
On I-40, exit 81.
IHOP
401 E Harrell Dr
On I-40, exit 81.

Sightseeing

Amazing views of the River Valley. Hiking trials, bike rentals, and some of the best mountain bike trails in Arkansas. A sixteen-mile drive to the summit from the Hale Homestead Barn.
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Mount Nebo State Park
16728 State Hwy 155
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Amazing views of the River Valley. Hiking trials, bike rentals, and some of the best mountain bike trails in Arkansas. A sixteen-mile drive to the summit from the Hale Homestead Barn.
The site of bass tournaments and boat rentals. There is a swimming beach area, kayak rentals, and a River Valley cultural center. This is a five-mile drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
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Lake Dardanelle State Park
100 State Park Drive
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The site of bass tournaments and boat rentals. There is a swimming beach area, kayak rentals, and a River Valley cultural center. This is a five-mile drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
Kayak rentals on the Buffalo River. We recommend Buffalo River Outfitters. This is a 75 miles from the Hale Homestead, but worth the drive for a day of floating and fishing on the Buffalo River.
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Buffalo National River
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Kayak rentals on the Buffalo River. We recommend Buffalo River Outfitters. This is a 75 miles from the Hale Homestead, but worth the drive for a day of floating and fishing on the Buffalo River.
Eight miles of bike and hiking trails (Ouita Coal Company Trail). Lake Dardanelle boat access docks. One and one-half miles from Hale Homestead Barn.
Illinois Bayou Park
Illinois Bayou Park
Eight miles of bike and hiking trails (Ouita Coal Company Trail). Lake Dardanelle boat access docks. One and one-half miles from Hale Homestead Barn.
A beautiful lake adjacent to the Hale Homestead Barn. The Illinois Bayou boat access is one and one-half mile from the Hale Homestead.
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Lake Dardanelle
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A beautiful lake adjacent to the Hale Homestead Barn. The Illinois Bayou boat access is one and one-half mile from the Hale Homestead.
An amazing state park and camping area. Awesome hiking trails, car museum, native American caves, and historical site. Be sure to see Petit Jean's gravesite. One of the most popular places to go in Arkansas. It is a 33-mile drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
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Parque Estadual Petit Jean
1285 Petit Jean Mountain Rd
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An amazing state park and camping area. Awesome hiking trails, car museum, native American caves, and historical site. Be sure to see Petit Jean's gravesite. One of the most popular places to go in Arkansas. It is a 33-mile drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.

Local shopping

It's Dollar General, located two miles west on Highway 64 from the Hale Homestead Barn.
Dollar General
10362 U.S. 64
It's Dollar General, located two miles west on Highway 64 from the Hale Homestead Barn.
The closest place to get groceries and personal items while staying at the Hale Homestead Barn. A five-minute drive away.
Walmart Neighborhood Market
2109 W Main St
The closest place to get groceries and personal items while staying at the Hale Homestead Barn. A five-minute drive away.
A small town food mart with gas, groceries, cheap pizza, and fried chicken. The chicken strips are great! It is located two miles east of the Hale Homestead Barn on Highway 64.
London Food Mart
50 East High Street
A small town food mart with gas, groceries, cheap pizza, and fried chicken. The chicken strips are great! It is located two miles east of the Hale Homestead Barn on Highway 64.
Best grocery store in Russellville. Located five miles from the Hale Homestead Barn.
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Kroger
1009 W Main St
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Best grocery store in Russellville. Located five miles from the Hale Homestead Barn.

Church scene

A contemporary Charismatic church that meets at 10:30 AM on Sundays. Thomas was the Executive Pastor at CC before retiring. A six-minute drive away from the Barn.
City Church
1680 Sparksford Dr
A contemporary Charismatic church that meets at 10:30 AM on Sundays. Thomas was the Executive Pastor at CC before retiring. A six-minute drive away from the Barn.
First Assembly of God
124 E G St
First Baptist Church
Connect Church

Local activities

Awesome outdoor park located by the Arkansas River. It has picnic areas, mountain bike trials, a disc golf course, and tennis courts. It is six miles from the Hale Homestead Barn.
Pleasant View Park
Awesome outdoor park located by the Arkansas River. It has picnic areas, mountain bike trials, a disc golf course, and tennis courts. It is six miles from the Hale Homestead Barn.
Vintage arcade games and pinball machines. Our daughter and son-in-law love this place. Thomas plays the pinball machines. Located in downtown Russellville, a five-minute drive from the Hale Homestead.
The Garage Arcade
312 W 2nd St
Vintage arcade games and pinball machines. Our daughter and son-in-law love this place. Thomas plays the pinball machines. Located in downtown Russellville, a five-minute drive from the Hale Homestead.
A hard-surfaced walking, biking, and running trails through natural wetlands. You might see the famous alligator. This park is three miles from the Hale Homestead Barn.
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Bona Dea Trails & Sanctuary
Scenic 7 Byway
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A hard-surfaced walking, biking, and running trails through natural wetlands. You might see the famous alligator. This park is three miles from the Hale Homestead Barn.
A great place with swimming beaches and picnic tables. It is an eleven-mile drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
Piney Bay Campground
Pvt Road 2720
A great place with swimming beaches and picnic tables. It is an eleven-mile drive from the Hale Homestead Barn.
A nice aquatic center and outdoor water park in Clarksville, located 21 miles west of the Hale Homestead Barn. You take I-40 to get there, a short trip.
Centro Aquático de Clarksville
1611 W Oakland St
A nice aquatic center and outdoor water park in Clarksville, located 21 miles west of the Hale Homestead Barn. You take I-40 to get there, a short trip.
Nice place to swim in the Big Piney Creek. Also, kayak, canoe and raft rentels are available at Moore Outdoors.
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Long Pool Recreation Area
7 moradores locais recomendam
Nice place to swim in the Big Piney Creek. Also, kayak, canoe and raft rentels are available at Moore Outdoors.
An 18-hole disc golf course built and maintained by City Church. Thomas named and helped build this course when he was the Executive Pastor of City Church (2013-2017).
Fellowship Creek Disc Golf Course
1680 Sparksford Drive
An 18-hole disc golf course built and maintained by City Church. Thomas named and helped build this course when he was the Executive Pastor of City Church (2013-2017).