South Central 0333
This metro area is located in the heart of the United States and right at the point where the Big and Little Arkansas Rivers join together. The arts have always prospered here. A dozen museums are scattered throughout the city, each with a distinctive or historic cast. Art has even taken to the street! This city is considered the economic hub of the region and is home to corporate headquarters for leading producers of aircraft, aviation components and all-American consumer products. This city is full of fun things to do and see. More than 136 municipal parks and playgrounds cover nearly 3,000 acres in the city and county. The Park Board offers a bike system of more than 100 miles and landscaped picnic areas. Shopping opportunities include two of the state's largest shopping malls, antique shops and a host of specialty stores. First-rate restaurants in every sector of the city offer an abundant choice of cuisine, ranging from Oriental, Mexican, French, and Continental to various American fares.