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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

New Moon Spa

A total spa facility located in the 1886 Crescent Hotel;

Eureka Springs, AR Spas

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

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

Queen Anne Mansion

This Queen Anne masterpiece, featured in Southern Living Magazine, was built in 1891 and has $400,000 of antique furnishings; listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Property includes the historic Kelley House, an original Eureka Springs home. Perfect for weddings, receptions, parties;

Eureka Springs, AR Historic Homes

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

Big Creek Golf & Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Marine Corps Legacy Museum

Located on the town square; open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The museum is normally closed on Sund...

Buckeye Trail

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

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...