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Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Secluded and peaceful with winding mountainside streets, Eureka Springs has a flair like no other town. In fact, the National Trust for Historic Preservation named Eureka Springs as one of its "Dozen Distinctive Destinations." Streets are lined with Victorian homes hugging cliffsides, and its entire downtown area is on the National Register of Historic Places. Eureka Springs has block after block of one-of-a-kind shops, boutiques, fine art galleries, craft emporiums, spas, museums and restaurants. Festivals and events span everything from blues, jazz and opera to car shows to UFO's, antiques and the arts. Top-name entertainers perform at The Auditorium and thousands attend The Great Passion Play each year. Eureka is also home to several music variety shows. Trolley and carriage rides are a popular way to see the city. Historic hotels and unique bed and breakfast inns, hotels and cabins accommodate visitors.

Nestled in the heart of the Ozarks, outdoor opportunities abound. Trout fishing is popular on the White River, and canoeing and fishing are popular on the Kings River. Beaver Lake offers the excitement of water sports, camping, fishing and hiking. The area is also popular for mountain biking and horseback riding.

Also, Eureka Springs is 49 miles from the Buffalo National River, and 58 miles from Fayetteville.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Christ of the Ozarks Statue

Directions: Off U.S. 62 East on Passion Play Road Seven-story statue of Christ overlooks the Ozarks and Eureka Springs; lighted for night viewing; can be seen for miles;

Eureka Springs, AR Structural Landmarks

The Bible Museum

Directions: Off U.S. 62 East, on Passion Play Road Contains over 10,000 Bibles in 625 languages and dialects; large collection of parchments, artifacts; original page of Gutenberg Bible;

Eureka Springs, AR Museums

New Holy Land Tours

Directions: U.S. 62 East, on Passion Play Road Motorized, narrated journey through a 50-acre setting of authentic Old and New Testament exhibits; features over 38 displays, including a tour of Moses' Tabernacle in the Wilderness, built to dimensions and colors as recorded in Exodus 35-40

Eureka Springs, AR Tours

Suchness Spa Rituals

Located in the historic New Orleans Hotel in downtown Eureka Springs; offers such services as Suchness Massage, Crown Chakra Ritual, Thai Herbal Steam and Lotus Shower Ritual, Glow Rituals, Body Cocoon Rituals, Facial Ritual, Hands and Feet Ritual;

Eureka Springs, AR Spas

Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway

Train museum, rides on vintage steam train, dining cars available for lunch and dinner; gift and snack shop; trains depart from the historic ES&

Eureka Springs, AR Excursions

Things to do near Eureka Springs, AR

National Scenic 7 Byway

One of the most scenic drives in the country, Scenic 7 runs from the Louisiana border to the Missouri border, passing through...

Jacksonport State Park

Food Service/Picnic Area Available The 1872 Courthouse museum displays artifacts dating 1840s-1920s of the Jackson County are...

Gem Community Theater

Directions: Ark. 25 & 5 Bypass; Business Route exit Restored movie house which now serves as a center for the local arts c...

Aviation Cadet Museum

Directions: Look for blue sign with a pilot and aircraft on it on the north side of U.S. 62 East about 3/4 mile east of The G...

Daisies & Olives Antiques-Gifts-Flea Market

Located in the downtown historic district; antiques, gifts, furniture, primitives, collectibles, gift items; over 30 dealers....