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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


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

Southern Pride Carriage Tours

Old-fashioned carriage tours of historic Eureka Springs, based at the Crescent Hotel; approximately 30 minutes in length

Eureka Springs, AR Tours

Gay Nineties Button & Doll Museum

Button mosaics and dolls collected over many years

Eureka Springs, AR Museums

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

New Moon Spa

A total spa facility located in the 1886 Crescent Hotel; some therapies offered include Swedish massages, facials, body wraps...

Collins Creek

A newly developed outdoor project at the John F. Kennedy Park, near the Greers Ferry Fish Hatchery, includes a catch-and-rele...

War Eagle Cavern on Beaver Lake

Credit Cards Accepted: MasterCard, Other cards accepted, Visa Food Service/Picnic Area Available Directions: Located on ...

Bethel AME Church

The Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church is the oldest church structure in town; listed on the National Register ...

Faye's Diamond Mine

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