5 things to do in Pine Bluff, AR

True southern hospitality is no joke in Pine Bluff, Arkansas! Located on the Arkansas River, just south of Little Rock, Pine Bluff is a comfortable community right in the heart of the south. The city is rich with love for both people and history. It’s in the top ten largest cities in the state and a great place to visit during your next travel nursing assignment.


Here are some of the top things our travelers have said you can’t miss during your visit

  1. The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas: In the Arts & Science Center, you can expand your mind for free. The exhibits vary by topic, and the rotating collections allow you to experience different subjects throughout the year. Also, don’t miss out on the theater performances!
  2. Gov. Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center: This indoor and outdoor exhibit showcases a variety of local wildlife. Daily programs give a unique view of care for the highlighted animals. Four outdoor trails provide different chances of encountering all kinds of wildlife. You’ll definitely want to make sure your camera is ready!
  3. The Murals of Pine Bluff: In 1992, the city launched the Murals on Main project to paint murals in downtown Pine Bluff to help revitalize the area. So far, 13 of the 22 murals have been painted and are breathtaking a breathtaking way to explore the city. Spend some time getting lost in the story of each mural as you walk down Main Street.

Hungry? Where to eat in Pine Bluff, AR

Something savory

Colonial Steakhouse is history and comfort all rolled into one! If you’re ready to enjoy a delicious steak or seafood meal, add it to your must-see list.

The restaurant was founded in 1974, and it has been passed down to passionate food lovers for generations. This is a place that really values people, both the customers and the staff. You’ll feel it in the atmosphere and taste it in the food!

“The food is always top notch, and what you find in expensive restaurants elsewhere, yet very reasonably priced. Many of the staff have been there for years (some for decades), The atmosphere is great for families, friends, business, romance, parties, and even a quiet meal alone. The service is superb, and after a few visits, you’re practically family.” ~Lilly C.

“Colonial serves maybe the best steaks in Arkansas. Not sure what you marinate your steaks with but it sure makes for a mouth watering taste. Located in an old school with “old school” personal service. A must place to dine in south Arkansas.” ~Mike R.

“This is my favorite restaurant of all time. We travel extensively through the year and we have not found a better steak in any of the places we have gone to. Absolutely love love love this restaurant. Every time we walk in it feels as if we are coming home.” ~Terri W.

Something sweet

Got a sweet tooth? Country Donuts has got your fix! Donuts are baked fresh multiple times throughout the day. Stop by to take in the cozy atmosphere. It’s the perfect way to treat yourself!

“The plain glazed donuts are the best in the world.” ~Daniel N.

“Best tasting donuts *and* ~dollar coffee in Pine Bluff! Compare and See for yourself…” ~Fred F.

“Always fresh and always friendly” ~Emma B.


What other travelers are saying about Pine Bluff, AR

Our travelers have really enjoyed their assignments in Pine Bluff. The area was packed with information to continually learn and feel at home.

“I’ve always been fascinated with history, so I enjoyed all of the museums to visit. You also can’t beat the homemade food in the area. I don’t think I’ve ever eaten better in my entire life.”

“The people in the area were so nice! I really liked my experience in Pine Bluff.”


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