Eureka Springs, AR

Travel Guide
This historic Arkansas town has long been known as a destination for rejuvenation, with day spas and wellness retreats situated in the scenic mountain countryside.

Eureka Springs is located in the heart of the Ozark Mountains in the northwest corner of Arkansas. The town is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It became a popular destination in the early 19th century as a destination for relaxation, and that’s still the case today thanks to Eureka Springs’ many spas.

Eureka Springs is also known for its diverse food scene. Small coffee shops sit next to Cajun cafés and old-fashioned saloons. The town’s history is evident in its many old buildings that make the streets resemble something out of a time capsule. The historic downtown is packed with a variety of venues for night-time entertainment, including live music and dancing. Pine Mountain Theater puts on a family variety show every night, except Sunday, March through December. During the summer, catch a show at Opera in the Ozarks, an annual opera festival held in the mountains. Visit a winery to sample locally made wines.

Main Street is packed with a range of shopping opportunities. Buy anything from handmade quilts to modern art.

The town was once nicknamed “America’s Medicine TeePee” and attracted thousands of visitors looking for a healing experience. Wellness retreats and day spas, such as the Historic Palace Hotel and Bath House, still abound today.

Mountains, rivers, gorges and Beaver Lake, a manmade dam, characterize the surrounding countryside. Take advantage of the outdoors with a water cruise aboard an old-fashioned river boat. Explore at your own pace and rent a canoe for the afternoon, or head underground with a tour at Onyx Cave, a cave system located about 10 miles (16 kilometers) outside town.

See exotic big cats at the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. Promised Land Zoo has a wide variety of unique species and is a scenic 20-minute drive from Eureka Springs.

Highways connect Eureka Springs with nearby cities. The nearest airport is Carroll County Airport in Berryville, Arkansas, 10 miles (16 kilometers) east of Eureka Springs.

Where to stay in Eureka Springs

Basin Park Hotel and Spa
Basin Park Hotel and Spa
3 out of 5
12 Spring St, Eureka Springs, AR, 72632
The price is $79 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
$79
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
Stay at this 3-star spa hotel in Eureka Springs. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa, and breakfast. Our guests praise the clean rooms in our reviews. Popular ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,010 reviews)
"Property was dated but that was part of its charm. It was clean and location was great, right in the middle of everything. Staff was friendly and accommodating. Would definitely stay there again!"

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2023

Basin Park Hotel and Spa
The Crescent Hotel and Spa
The Crescent Hotel and Spa
3.5 out of 5
75 Prospect Ave, Eureka Springs, AR, 72632
The price is $113 per night from Feb 27 to Feb 28
$113
per night
Feb 27 - Feb 28
Stay at this 3.5-star spa hotel in Eureka Springs. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the breakfast and the restaurant in ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,019 reviews)
"Staff really great about letting guests roam hotel all night ghost hunting!"

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

The Crescent Hotel and Spa
Best Western Inn of the Ozarks
Best Western Inn of the Ozarks
2.5 out of 5
207 W. Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR, 72632
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The price is $80 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6
$80
per night
Feb 5 - Feb 6
Stay at this family-friendly hotel in Eureka Springs. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,008 reviews)
"Nice and clean"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Best Western Inn of the Ozarks
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Beaver Lakefront Cabins - Couples Only Getaways
Beaver Lakefront Cabins - Couples Only Getaways
4 out of 5
1234 County Road 120, Eureka Springs, AR, 72631
Stay at this 4-star beach cabin in Eureka Springs. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a private beach. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in our ...
5/5 Exceptional! (106 reviews)
"Everything about the experience was perfect. It was super clean and absolutely beautiful. The fact that there were dishes there for us to use it and pretty much anything you could possibly need made us not want to leave. Over all it was great and we plan on coming back soon."

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023

Beaver Lakefront Cabins - Couples Only Getaways
Hogsveil Cottages - Harry Potter Themed
Hogsveil Cottages - Harry Potter Themed
3 out of 5
3012 East Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR, 72632
Stay at this 3-star cabin in Eureka Springs. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a sauna. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in our reviews. ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (15 reviews)
"We loved everything about it, a cute place for a romantic trip."

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

Hogsveil Cottages - Harry Potter Themed
Tall Pines Inn
Tall Pines Inn
2.5 out of 5
3 Pivot Rock Rd, Eureka Springs, AR, 72632
Stay at this cabin in Eureka Springs. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and private pools. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in our reviews. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (135 reviews)
"Great cabin experience to enjoy Eureka Springs. Very well managed and designed."

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2023

Tall Pines Inn
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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