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These Loops Were Made for Walkin’: 8 Walking Trails with Wonderful Views

The Eureka Springs area is a mecca for hikers, and everyone knows you can do some hardcore hoofing around here. But not every trail is steep, curved and rugged; some...
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Nearly 100 Years Old, The Aud Remains an Entertainment Hub in Eureka Springs

Its official name is the Eureka Springs City Auditorium, but you can call it The Aud. We do. It’s rare for a town with a population of around 2,000 to...
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Riverlake Outdoor Center

Offers Beaver Lake and White River canoe rentals, shuttle service, overnight camping excursions on the White River, fishing guide service, maps, bait and tackle, fuel, food, and camping gear....
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Foodie Adventures with Arkie Travels

Eureka Springs Eateries Follow in the footsteps of Arkie Travels when you visit these Eureka Springs eateries. Paul and Sarah Heer are award-winning travel enthusiasts who love to eat local,...
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50 Summer Fun things to do in Eureka Springs

Explore an area cave or cavern: Onyx Cave, War Eagle Cavern or Cosmic Cavern Ride horses at Dinner Bell Ranch or Hidden Valley Ranch Hike or bike more than 25 miles...
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Come Visit Eureka Springs — and Bring Along the Dog

We like to think of Eureka Springs as a little slice of doggie heaven — and our visitors have come to discover that, too. So, if you’re looking for a...
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A Tale of Two Breweries: Craft Beer in Eureka Springs

They’re four miles apart, each set back a ways from U.S. Highway 62, adjacent to open land and pine forests. Eureka Springs Brewery is four miles east of downtown, Gotahold...
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A Rider’s Guide to Mountain Biking Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs is renowned as a prime mountain biking destination in the Mid-South region of the U.S. Around here, we think it’s flat-out the best. There are two main hubs...
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Top Ten Spring Events

Make 2023 the year you discover all the awesome experiences waiting for you in Eureka Springs. From amazing music to Mardi Gras to The Great Passion Play, Eureka Springs has...
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7 Great Hangouts in “the Gayest Small Town in America.”

The gay press is gaga over Eureka Springs. Gay Traveler hailed our charming ‘burg “among the five best small gay cites.” The Advocate touted us as “the gayest small town...
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36 Hours in Eureka Springs — How to Make the Most of Them

A day and a half. That might not seem like a long time, but you can sure have a ton of fun in Eureka Springs over that span. To make...
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SUP Outfitters

SUP Outfitters host unique outdoor experiences here in Eureka Springs.  Guided Eco Tours, SUP Yoga, Wednesday Happy Hour, and Friday Night Sunset Paddle’s. We are also a outfitter with an...
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25 Shops Where You Can Find a Curiously Perfect Gift

Shopping Photo Credit: Purdy Art Company   Eureka Springs has “shop local” down pat. Our quaint and quirky Historic Downtown brims with an eclectic array of shops and galleries —...
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8 Can’t-Miss Fall Events in Eureka Springs

The weather cools off, the leaves turn brilliant colors — and big, vibrant events take place. Welcome to fall in Eureka Springs. Come join us for a wide variety of...
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Getting Around Town

Whether you’re traveling by car, transit or bike, getting around town is easy in Eureka Springs. Here are some tips for the best way to enjoy your experience in our...
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Spring Break in Eureka Springs

March 1st, 2019 If you’re still looking for the perfect spring break getaway, Eureka Springs is filled with something for everyone and will send you back home relaxed and refreshed....
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Eureka Springs in Spring: 8 Great Things to Do

Here in Eureka Springs, we love our art, our cars, our motorcycles, our bike trails, our festivals, our parades, our drag shows, and our parties. And there’s nothing we like...
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Get out in Eureka Springs!

May 12, 2020 We have no shortage of opportunities for outdoor adventure in Eureka Springs, we have had perfect springtime weather for getting outside.  We encourage you to avoid any...
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Top 9 Things That Make Eureka Springs “Curious, Indeed”

You could say that Eureka Springs was destined to be quirky. It starts with the city’s earliest history. Native Americans revered the area for the sacred powers of its many...
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13 Must-Post Instagrammable Spots in Eureka Springs

From an awe-inspiring religious landmark that rises 65 feet into the Ozark sky to a network of dark, navigable caves, Eureka Springs offers a wildly eclectic array of photogenic places....
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Spring Break in Eureka Springs

February 25, 2020 Springtime is just around the corner and it’s time to start planning your spring break getaway!  If you’re looking for the perfect spring break getaway, Eureka Springs...
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Plan a Getaway with your Girlfriends in Eureka Springs

There’s nothing like a girls-only getaway to relax, recharge and have fun.   No matter what the reason for your trip—bachelorette party, mother/daughter trip, hanging out with old friends, or...
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5 Outdoor Activities for the Adventurous at Heart

There are countless ways to chill in Eureka Springs. But are you the type of traveler who likes to get your adrenaline pumping? Do you like to get to know...
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Living History: A Tour of Eureka Springs’ Historic Hotels

Eureka Springs is exceedingly proud of its history, in large part because its history is so colorful. (How many other towns of 2,000 residents have their own historical museum?) In...
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BOO! Experience Eureka Springs’ Chilling (and Historical) Ghost Tours

You ain’t afraid of no ghosts! And neither are we, to be honest. Here in Eureka Springs, we embrace our paranormal neighbors — not literally, of course — and we...
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Catching Up with Former Professional Mountain Bike Rider, Rich Drew

We had a chance to catch up with former professional mountain bike rider Rich Drew during his recent trip to Eureka Springs. In addition to the great video footage of...
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Celebrate a Very Special Holiday Season in Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs always does it up big for the holidays. Businesses and homes throughout town drip with lights. As Santa flies his sleigh over the Ozarks, he can look down...
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Opera in the Ozarks

The nationally acclaimed summer music festival and training program for up-and-coming opera professionals has announced its 2016 Summer Season! The 66th season for Opera in the Ozarks is set to...
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Four Scenic Drives Near Eureka Springs That’ll Take Your Breath Away

Find a road, pick a direction, and you’re guaranteed an enchanting ride near Eureka Springs. After all, we’re in the heart of the Ozarks — one of the most scenic...
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Experience Eureka Springs Arts & Culture — Quirks and All

Eureka Spring has long been a bastion of arts, culture and music, an oasis of creativity amid the wilds of the Ozark Mountains. Founded in the mid-1800s by a snake-oil...
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10 Things to Do in Eureka Springs You Don’t Want to Miss

June 16, 2020 Eureka Springs offers such a diverse and unique array of experiences that it’s good to have a plan when you come for a visit. Here’s a primer...
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Your Arts Desire: A Guide to Public Art in Eureka Springs

It’s no secret: Eureka Springs is an arts town. USA Today ranked our quirky hamlet No. 5 in its Best Small Town Arts Scene. Thrillist has us on its survey...
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Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Eureka Springs

From quaint accommodations to mouthwatering meals, Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Eureka Springs – the perfect place to experience a romantic getaway. Here are some ideas to help plan a visit...
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Six Reasons Why Eureka Springs is an Outdoor Wonderland

Eureka Springs is located in the heart of the Ozarks, one of the most scenic, unspoiled regions in the eastern half of the United States. Even more appropriately, we’re located...
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Thanksgiving in Eureka Springs

November 4th, 2020 The following restaurants will be serving meals on Thanksgiving.  Please contact the business of choice for reservation times and additional info.  We will post updates as they...
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Concerts coming to The Aud this Spring

February 5th, 2020 The historic city auditorium in Eureka Springs has seen incredible acts throughout the years—starting at the beginning with John Phillip Sousa in 1928 to more recent acts...
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Let’s Nosh! 8 Amazing Dishes You Won’t Want to Miss in Eureka Springs Restaurants

Ideally, the best way to experience the marvelous culinary scene in Eureka Springs is to order both sides of the menu from every restaurant in town. Our eateries are that...
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Spring Break in Eureka Springs

February 16, 2021 Springtime is just around the corner and it’s time to start planning your spring break getaway!  If you’re looking for the perfect spring break getaway, Eureka Springs...
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