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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

Eureka Springs Downtown Historic District

"America's Victorian Village" preserves turn-of-the-century charm with shopping and dining in its historic downtown and the bed and breakfasts that surround it. Relics of the city's past can be viewed at the Historical Museum. The 1886 Crescent Hotel overlooks this district.

Eureka Springs, AR Historic Districts

Lucky 13 Starlight Outdoor Cinema

Movies shown on a 17-foot-by-25-foot "screen" painted on the wall of a historic building. Audience encouraged to dress in a costume related to the theme of the film. Prizes awarded. Live entertainment, food offered before each movie. Bring your own chairs/

Eureka Springs, AR Entertainment

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and Call of the Wild Bed & Breakfast is a 450-acre rescue facility with over 100

Eureka Springs, AR Wildlife Refuges

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

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

Prairie Grove Battlefield Historic State Park

On December 7, 1862, the Confederates attempted to stop Union forces from advancing south, with Fort Smith ultimately being a...

Buckeye Trail

Buckeye Trail provides a 660-foot barrier-free, smooth surface with automobile access; displays are provided alongside these ...

Links At Lowell, The

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Devil's Den State Park

Credit Cards Accepted: American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, Visa Food Service/Picnic Area Available On Lake/River ...

Faye's Diamond Mine

Specialty shop; jewelry; antiques; gift items ...