Williams Lake is near Vilonia, Arkansas, 20 miles from Conway, and around 50 miles from Little Rock.
Named for Colonel Sanford C. "Sandy" Faulkner, composer of the fiddle tune, "The Arkansas Traveler," this county has a population of around 126,000.
The closest major airport is Bill and Hillary Clinton National and is also around 40 minutes away. Urgent care can be provided at Conway Regional Medical Center, under 30 minutes away.
Groceries and snacks can be food at Harps Food Store, less than four miles away. If dining out for a meal, locals recommend Sawbuck’s Neighborhood Grill or Simple Simon’s Pizza. Don't forget to treat your sweet tooth at Sweet House Donuts.
At 48 acres, Williams Lake offers peace from noisy watercraft often found on larger lakes. Spend a sunny day with the family enjoying the water and beautiful scenery. Some homes have boat ramps for cruising the water.
The top-rated nearby attraction is Baum Gallery at UCA. Located at the nearby University of Central Arkansas, Baum Gallery is constantly featuring new exhibits and is a great way to spend the day.
Museum-lovers should visit Faulkner County Museum, which covers the county's prehistory and history and maintains six major types of collections.
If museums aren’t your thing and you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, visit either Thunder Road Grand Prix or Jack’s Ultra Sports Paintball & Lasertag.
Outdoorsmen and women should be sure to visit Pinnacle Mountain State Park. It offers challenging yet doable hiking trails, but the view at the top makes it all worth it.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Williams Lake is an excellent choice.