Plan

Getting Here

However you choose to travel, it is always easy getting to Fort Smith, Arkansas!

BY ROAD 

Going East on I-40 from Dallas, Oklahoma City, or Tulsa areas:

Exit off I-40 onto US-64 at Exit 325 in Roland, OK. Continue to follow US-64 E for 6 miles, crossing over the Arkansas River bridge and proceeding onto historic Garrison Ave. Take an immediate left by the Ferris wheel at N. 2nd Street. (If you miss this exit, take a left at one of the other streets intersecting with Garrison Ave. downtown.) Go two blocks to N. B St. Turn left (it's a one-way street), drive to the end of the street and turn left into Miss Laura's Visitor Center.

Going West on I-40 from Little Rock:

A few miles past Alma, Ark., exit off I-40 towards Van Buren/Fort Smith onto I-540 S/US-71 S. Drive 8.4 miles, then take Exit 8A for Rogers Ave./AR-22 W. Turn right onto Rogers Ave., and head northwest for 3.3 miles. Make a slight right onto Garrison Ave. Take a right at one of the cross streets (N. 11th to N. 2nd) off Garrison Ave. Go two blocks to N. B St. Turn left (it's a one-way street), drive to the end of the street and turn left into Miss Laura's Visitor Center.

Going West on I-40, just past Van Buren, Arkansas:

Exit off I-40 at Exit 1 towards Dora/Fort Smith. Turn left onto Dora Rd. Continue for about 4 miles, then keep left at the fork and continue merging onto US-64 E towards Fort Smith. Continue for less than 2 miles, crossing over the Arkansas River bridge onto historic Garrison Ave. Take an immediate left by the Ferris wheel at N. 2nd Street. (If you miss this turn, take a left at one of the other streets intersecting with Garrison Ave. downtown.) Go two blocks to N. B St. Turn left (it's a one-way street), drive to the end of the street and turn left into Miss Laura's Visitor Center.

Going South on I-540 from Northwest Arkansas:

45 miles south of Fayetteville, take a slight right following signs for Fort Smith/Van Buren onto I-540 S/US-71 S. Drive 8.4 miles, then take Exit 8A for Rogers Ave./AR-22 W. Turn right onto Rogers Ave., and head northwest for 3.3 miles. Make a slight right onto Garrison Ave. Take a right at one of the cross streets (N. 11th to N. 2nd) off Garrison Ave. Go two blocks to N. B St. Turn left (it's a one-way street), drive to the end of the street and turn left into Miss Laura's Visitor Center.

The Scenic Route(s): Scenic byways lead to Fort Smith through the Ozark and Ouachita National Forests and the Boston and Ozark Mountains. Check out Arkansas' Scenic Byways & Trails!


BY SKY

The beautiful Fort Smith Airport (FSM) terminal offers daily regional jet service from Dallas/Fort Worth and Atlanta with connections Worldwide!

You can book flights to or from Fort Smith through American Airlines or Delta Airlines


Fun Fact: When the final section of I-49 is complete, making a contiguous Interstate route from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, I-49's North-South route will intersect with I-40's East-West route in the middle of the United States, at Fort Smith!