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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

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

Red Bud Riding Stables

Leisurely-guided trail rides through the Ozark countryside

Eureka Springs, AR Trail Rides

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


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

Things to do near Eureka Springs, AR

Red River Ranch

Guided 45- and 90-minute trail rides; no experience necessary; call for reservations ...

Rogers Little Theater

Dinner theater, concerts and children's shows at Victory Theater. ...

Bear Creek Springs Trout Farm

No license required and no limit; bait and tackle furnished; your catch can be cleaned and packed on ice. ...

Peel House Museum & Historical Garden

Directions: U.S. 71B An Italianate villa built in 1875 by Col. Sam Peel, a prominent early figure in Bentonville history. Res...

Living Farm Museum

Demonstrations of antique farm equipment; horse-drawn plows, harrows, disks, panters, threshers, hay rakes and balers are amo...