Travel Information

2017 NWA Culinary Summit will take place in Bentonville, Arkansas at Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food from October 5-7, 2017. Bentonville is centrally located in Northwest Arkansas and has quick drive times from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Little Rock, Arkansas, Kansas City, Missouri, Dallas, Texas and many more. 


We have arranged preferred hotel pricing with our host hotel:

La Quinta Inn & Suites Bentonville
1001 SE Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712
Special Rate: $79.00 + taxes
How to book: Please call the La Quinta Sales Office in Bentonville at 479.271.7555 and mention "Bentonville Culinary Summit Series."

Please also see a full list of our Bentonville hotel offering here


Travel by Plane

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport – XNA 

One Airport Boulevard 
Suite 100 
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

NWARA Carriers and Airlines 

American (800) 433-7300 
Delta (800) 221-1212 
Allegiant (702) 505-8888
United (800) 864-8331 
US Air (800) 428-4322 
Continental Express (800) 523-3273 


Municipal Airports

Bentonville Municipal Airport 
500-7 Airport Road 
Bentonville, AR 
(479) 273-3133
Runway: 4,019 ft. 
Rogers Municipal Airport 
Carter Field – US Highway 62 
Rogers, AR 
(479) 631-1400
Runway: 6,011 ft. 


Rentals, Shuttles, & Taxis 

Rental Car Companies

Enterprise (800) 736-8222 or (479) 205-0900 
Enterprise is the BCVB's preferred provider 
Avis (888) 897-8448 
Budget (800) 527-0700 
Hertz (800) 654-3131 
National (800) 227-7368 
Thrifty (888) 400-8877
Dollar (800) 800-4000


Shuttle, Taxi & Limo Service

Ambassador Transportation (479)250-1594
Jim's Express Shuttle (866) 535-0127
Pinnacle Car Services (479) 205-0505 or visit
Dynasty Transportation (800) 521-0097
NWA Taxi (479) 636-8294
Down Under Taxi (479) 856-2888
Abundant Transportation (479) 295-9442
AAA Car/Taxi Service (479-644-8469
Smilehard Car 855-995-7433


Extend Your Meeting Experience

Be sure to sign up for one of the "Extend Your Meeting Experiences:" 

  • Enjoy an Art Tour at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
    • Friday October 6th or Saturday October 7th,
  • Bike through the Razorback Greenway
    • Friday October 6th
  • Downtown Bentonville Farmers Market
    • Saturday October 7th

Visit Bentonville

We invite you to stop by the Visit Bentonville Office located on the downtown square. You will find resources such as maps, guides, and brochures to help make your visit in our community a memorable one. Please also feel free to request or view our full Visitors Guide online here