If you’re looking for the perfect family getaway, Eureka Springs is filled with something for everyone and will send you back home relaxed and refreshed.
Eureka Springs is nestled in the Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas with painstakingly preserved Victorian homes that hug the sides of cliffs and hillsides. Around every corner, you’ll find fine art, fine dining, shops to please all, historic architecture, unique lodging, spas to pamper and spoil you and events that attract guests year around.
Eureka Springs can satisfy anyone’s appetite for everything from down-home southern food to romantic, candlelit dinners. Award-winning restaurants serve savory Czech-German dishes, authentic Italian cuisine, and spicy Indian fare. You’ll find Mediterranean, Chinese, Irish, Mexican, Cajun, farm to table, and Thai as well.
Outdoor adventures abound. The city is surrounded by 2 rivers and 3 lakes. On Table Rock Lake or Beaver Lake there is great fishing, smooth water for canoe/kayak float trips, take a guided cruise, rent a boat or jet ski, or even paddle board! The 1600-acre Lake Leatherwood City Park is crisscrossed with hiking and biking trails, and the 85-acre spring-fed lake is perfect for a day of swimming, boating or fishing. Hike our in-town trails and see the hidden secrets of Eureka. Experience breathtaking scenery being in the waterways that surround Eureka Springs.
More than 20 million have seen the Great Passion Play, America’s largest-attended outdoor drama, a depiction of Jesus’s last days on earth. One of the country’s largest sanctuaries for big cats, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, rescues large felines and places them in natural habitats.
Visitors can enjoy nightly music shows, annual jazz, blues and bluegrass festivals, opera, and the country’s oldest folk festival. There are free outdoor concerts every 3rd Saturday, shows at the city auditorium and colorful parades for every occasion!
Other attractions include zip lines, a steam train, ghost tours, escape room, caverns, and paranormal entertainers. Trolleys are a preferred way to get around the winding, crisscrossed streets with over 115 stops around town, making it convenient for everyone. Take a tram or walking tour and learn about our historic buildings and unique past. See the colorful past of Eureka Springs and the people who lived here at the Eureka Springs Historical Museum.
It’s never too late to plan your extraordinary Eureka Springs escape, visit www.eurekasprings.org.