Batesville is a vibrant college town with a unique history. It’s the Christmas Capital of Arkansas™, the dirt-racing capital of the South, home to NASCAR legend Mark Martin, and the home of our state-of-the-art 112,000 sq. ft. Community Center & Aquatics Parks. The area is known for its outdoor activities such as hiking, canoeing, caving, climbing, scenic photography, and fishing. Batesville is the ultimate basecamp for your next adventure.