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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

Rosalie Tour Home & Gardens

Tour guides dressed in Victorian-style costumes provide historical commentary;

Eureka Springs, AR Tours

Quigley's Castle

Family home built in 1943; surrounded by perennial gardens, lily ponds, secluded benches; exterior of home adorned by stones collected by the builder since childhood; first floor has tropical plants which grow to the ceiling of the second floor; builder'

Eureka Springs, AR Historic Homes

Covenant Gardens

Directions: Located 1/2 mile east of Passion Play Road Unique garden of Biblical plants; only Bible garden in the mid-South; guided tours available.

Eureka Springs, AR Gardens

Eureka Springs Historical Museum

Three floors of the unique history of Eureka Springs displayed in photographs and documents, a large collection of local artwork, excellent research materials and a genealogy department.

Eureka Springs, AR Museums

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

Things to do near Eureka Springs, AR

Mountain Village 1890

Eleven main historic structures and numerous additional outbuildings, all of which have been brought here from various sites ...

Sager Creek Arts Center

Drama, music, dance, visual arts, literature and children's threater. Includes works by area artists showcased in a historic ...

StoneCreek Ranch Resort

Credit Cards Accepted: American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, Visa # of Units/Rooms: 4 Non-Smoking Rooms Available ...

Wilderness Valley Ranch

Overnight guided horseback rides; buggy rides; hay rides; riding lessons; horseback riding; campsites available ...

Arnett's Doll Museum

Over 5,000 dolls collected by Virginia Arnett are displayed in a private museum adjacent to her home. A rare and complete set...