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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 & 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

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

Gay Nineties Button & Doll Museum

Button mosaics and dolls collected over many years

Eureka Springs, AR Museums

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

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

Things to do near Eureka Springs, AR

Batesville Historic Commercial District

The state's second oldest city, settled in 1812. Historic Commercial District offers a glimpse into the city's past, as does ...

Batesville Municipal Golf Course

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

Links At Bentonville Golf & Athletic Club

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

Mountain Village 1890

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