As early as the 18th century, French explorers considered Little Rock a valuable trading center. The region’s outcropping of river stones—known affectionately as “La Petit Roche"—became a well-known landmark for travelers and traders. Today, Arkansas’ capital city brims with historical sites, lush landscapes, and impressive performing arts venues. With small town Southern charm and its fair share of local breweries and elevated comfort food, Wilmington makes it easy to sit back and relax in style. Just east of the expansive Ouaquita National Forest, “River City” will charm you as soon as your flight to Little Rock touches down at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport (LIT).
It just so happens that hotels near Clinton National Airport are also a mere pebble’s throw from downtown Little Rock. Comb the nearby Market District for goodies and step back in time at the Old State House Museum. To explore the city without your own wheels, catch Arkansas Transit Association Line 20 bus at the E. Roosevelt & Airport Drive stop, a quick two-minute walk south of the airport terminal. Still, renting a car is your best bet for seeing all Little Rock has to offer. Pick up your rental car keys from the ground transportation counter near the baggage claim and start cruising. You don’t want to fly all this way and miss the Museum of Discovery–remember to explore some presidential stomping grounds while you’re at it.
Little Rock is also known as “Rose City,” and you’ll definitely have a rose of a time while visiting. We’ll find you cheap flights to Little Rock—as well as great deals on hotel accommodations—so you can bundle your vacation reservations to save money and keep your trip simple and relaxing from start to finish.
Airfares offered on Fridays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity.ca in 2019. Purchasing your airfares on a Monday or Tuesday can also provide better value, however our advice if you’re looking to save money is to avoid booking on a Saturday. Our data shows, the start of the weekend has the highest ticket values on average, so keep this in mind if you’re browsing flight deals on a weekend.
Frequent travellers may already know this, but earlier in the week is often the cheapest time to fly. Flights departing on a Tuesday are the cheapest of the week. Since weekend flights tend to be more popular, this causes the prices to rise which is why on average, airfares booked on Travelocity.ca in 2019 were most expensive for Saturday departures.
Here’s the deal: It is typically possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity.ca up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 1-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.
We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travellers who booked flights on Travelocity.ca in 2019 saved close to 55% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Travelocity.ca from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.