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 is filled with something for everyone and will send you back home relaxed and refreshed.
Those looking for a tranquil experience can spend time in our day spas being pampered. Eureka Springs is a shopper’s paradise. Boutiques, antiques, handcrafted jewelry, eclectic gifts, and world-renowned arts can be found anywhere in town.
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. The 1600-acre Lake Leatherwood City Park is crisscrossed with 25 miles of hiking and biking trails, and the 85-acre spring-fed lake is perfect for a day of boating or fishing. Nearby caves and caverns are perfect for exploring including War Eagle Cavern located on Beaver Lake, Onyx Cave, and Cosmic Cavern.
Get a bird’s eye view.
Experience the exhilarating thrill of a zip line canopy tour in the heart of the beautiful Ozark Mountains. Soar through the air from up to 200+ feet high with cable lengths from up to 1800 feet long over vast gorgeous, beautiful Ozark hardwood trees and limestone cliffs. Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is an organization that provides lifetime refuge for abandoned, abused, and neglected “big cats”. The refuge mainly specializes in tigers, but there are also lions, leopards, cougars, bobcats, black bears, ligers, servals, a monkey, a coatimundi, and a grizzly bear.
Explore the history.
While in Eureka Springs, take a tram or walking tour and learn about our historic buildings and unique past. Trolleys are a preferred way to get around the winding, crisscrossed streets. See the colorful past of this unique town and the people who lived here at the Eureka Springs Historical Museum. Seek out some of our past residents on one of the walking ghost tours of the historic hotels around town.
See What’s Blooming
Eureka Springs first drew visitors in the late 1800s because of the healing powers believed to be present in over 60 natural springs there. While the springs today are not potable, they are wonderfully landscaped & lushly gardened. They provide excellent picnic and rest areas as well as giving a beautiful arboretum-like feel. Grab a parks & trails map and find the 15 prominent springs that are easily walkable.