"To Do's" For other reasons, earlier I had prepared this list of "To Do's when going to Fort Smith & Van Buren" ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ List of "To Do 's": If there are 2019 meetings and other railfan activities in Fort Smith - Trolly Museum and it's rail yard includes steamer Frisco 4003 2-8-4 , 3 cabooses & old railroad rolling stock. https://www.fstm.org/ - Trolly rides through the town. https://www.fortsmith.org/fort-smith-trolley-museum/ Visit Arkansas & Missouri Railroad Lift Bridge at the north Riverside Park. - http://fortsmithparks.com/parks/river-front-parks/fort-smith/ - Arkansas & Missouri Railroad rail yards and office in southern Fort Smith . - Fort Smith Pavilion http://fortsmithparks.com/facilities/community-centers/riverfront-pavilion/ ( near A & M RR yards, Trolly Museum, FtF Historic Site ) - Bricktown Brewery, http://bricktownbrewery.com/locations/fort-smith-ar/ - Ft Smith's Old Town District, http://thingstodoinfortsmith.com/downtown-fort-smith/ - Convention Center, special events, 12 months https://www.fortsmithconventioncenter.org/events - Fort Smith Historical Site Site, park and cemetery. https://www.nps.gov/fosm/index.htm - Amphitheater events, http://fortsmithparks.com/parks/river-front-parks/riverfront-amphitheater/ - Greg Smith Riverside Trail & picnic park, http://fortsmithparks.com/trails/walking-trails/greg-smith-river-trail/ - Miss Laura's Visitor Center, https://www.fortsmith.org/miss-lauras-visitor-center/ - Fort Smith Museum of History https://www.fortsmithmuseum.org/ - City Park Downtown http://fortsmithparks.com/parks/downtown-parks/cisterna/ - Events https://www.fortworth.com/events/ A & M-RR Excursions: Four Types: 1. A&M-RR train rides https://amtrainrides.com/buy-tickets/ (discounts promo code) 2. A & M Specials for the public https://amtrainrides.com/buy-tickets/ https://amtrainrides.com/events-charters/ C heck for group rates & promo codes 3. a Special Excursion for private groups, (Call A & M for group leaders. Some allow visitors to help pay for their car's ride and catering. or For other groups or open to public for rides not currently posted (wish list) Evergreen list for additional group separate car pulled by other's private groups' charter train. Trains towards Monett, normal route northbound & southbound 4. A&M's has 2019 Special Excursions for the public. The 2019 schedule is evergreen. https://amtrainrides.com/our-train-rides/ Check A & M - RR by phone for more info Enjoy your visit to Fort Smith & Van Buren.