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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

Onyx Cave

Self-guided tour through the chambers with names like the Witches Fireplace and Friendly Dragon. Electronic messages point out the cave's features; discovered in 1983; composed of natural onyx

Eureka Springs, AR Caving

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

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

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

Devil's Den State Park

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

Bull Shoals Caverns

Directions: Turn South at Harps Grocery on Ark. 178. Features formations millions of years in the making; the site has been u...

Ozark National Forest, Sylamore District

Food Service/Picnic Area Available Directions: The forest is located 100 miles north of Little Rock. It's primarily on Hig...

Big Creek Golf & Country Club

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