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What To Do After Class


The Mall at Turtle Creek

Jonesboro's mall on Highland and Stadium includes Dillard's, JCPenney, Target, Best Buy, and over 80 additional stores, services and eateries. Visit www.mallatturtlecreek.com for additional information.


Just an hour and 15 minute drive to Memphis – the home of blues music. Beale Street is just across the Mississippi River. Attractions such as Mud Island and the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art are all just a short drive away. If you like to shop, several shopping malls are opened until 9 p.m. To learn more about Memphis attractions go to the following websites: 

www.memphisataglance.com/chnl_shopping.htm or

Other Regional Attractions

Arkansas Game and Fish Nature Center Center on Lawson Road is just 2 miles south of Jonesboro. 

Regional State Parks

Where to Eat in Jonesboro

Of course, Jonesboro has all the regular fast food spots and pizzerias. The following is a quick glance at restaurants for particular tastes.

BBQ: Demo's Barbecue & Smokehouse, Whole Hog Cafe

Chinese: China BuffetChina GardenChina RestaurantDragon City Chinese Restaurant, Dragon & PhoenixKirin Restaurant

Italian: Lazarri Italian Oven and Olive Garden 

Mexican: El' Acapulco Mexican Restaurant on South Caraway Road, El' Acapulco Mexican Restaurant on East Highland Drive, TaMolly's.

Fish: Ron’s Catfish Buffet and Red Lobster

Fine Dining: Omar's Uptown, Omar's Steakhouse

Other: Colton’s Steak House & GrillCracker Barrel Old Country StoreOutback SteakhouseRuby TuesdayO’CharleysWestern Sizzlin’ SteakhouseRyan’s Grill Buffet and BakeryTandoori RestaurantLongHorn Steakhouse

Historic main street in downtown Jonesboro offers several good restaurants