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Top 50 Eureka Springs Attractions

It’s surprising how long the list of Eureka Springs attractions is! Here are our top 50 activities in Eureka Springs. We at Arsenic & Old Lace Inn, a Eureka Springs bed and breakfast and excellent alternative to Eureka Springs hotels, have curated this list of the area’s most highly recommended year-round events, attractions, and favorite restaurants. The guide also includes top wineries, and nightlife spots. This download will provide you with the best places to experience arts in Eureka Springs, where to go for quality hiking trails and even wedding advice.

To get more ideas of things to do in Eureka Springs, you can also visit a list of attractions at EurekaSprings.com, or the Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce.

If you need even more reasons to plan your visit to Eureka Springs, be sure to download our free Vacation Guide!

Cheatsheets for Things to Do in Eureka Springs

These are a few more general itineraries of things to do in Eureka Springs, as well as a guide to nearby Bentonville, Arkansas.

  1. Plan a Eureka Springs Vacation: the Ultimate Cheatsheet
  2. Romantic Places in Arkansas You May Not Have Thought About
  3. How to Plan Great Eureka Springs Getaways
  4. 7 Things to do in Bentonville AR

Excellent Events in Eureka Springs

Spring, Summer, Autumn, or Fall, there is always some intriguing event to witness here in Eureka Springs. From Christmas parades to muscle car shows and all manner of things in between, you’re sure to be busy while you’re visiting. Many of these events are excellent things to do in Eureka Springs with kids. For even more things to do in Eureka Springs, be sure to download our free Eureka Springs Vacation Guide.

  1. Fun Fall Festivals in Arkansas: Our 4 Favorites
  2. Celebrate a Eureka Springs Halloween
  3. Ferrari Car Club Crescent Classic Mille Miglia Rally
  4. What to Know About Corvette Weekend in Eureka Springs
  5. What You Need to Know About War Eagle Mill Craft Fair
  6. Plan to Attend the Eureka Springs Christmas Parade
  7. Enjoy a Visit to the Original Ozark Folk Festival
  8. Eureka Springs Events to Attend this Spring
  9. Experience the Eureka Springs Film Festival
  10. What to Do in Eureka Springs This Summer
  11. Witness the Eureka Springs Mustang Show
  12. Compete in the Eureka Springs Fat Tire Festival
  13. Celebrate Thanksgiving in Eureka Springs
  14. Things to Do in Northwest Arkansas This Spring

Top Eureka Springs Attractions

For such a small town, visiting the various beautiful attractions in town and near us in Arkansas alone (like Quigley’s Castle) is a lengthy list in and of itself! While the Museum of Earth History is no more, there are plenty of other fantastic attractions in our corner of the world.

  1. Visit These Must-See Eureka Springs Attractions
  2. Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
  3. Dogwood Hiking, Biking and More
  4. Arkansas Fall Foliage is a Sight to See
  5. See the 3 Most Beautiful Mountains in Arkansas
  6. See a Northwest Arkansas Naturals Game
  7. A Brief History of the Thorncrown Chapel
  8. Eureka Springs Historic District History Lesson
  9. The Eureka Springs Railroad is a Trip Through Time
  10. Everything You Need to Know About the Belle of the Ozarks Cruise
  11. Float Down Buffalo River State Park
  12. The Pea Ridge National Military Park for Civil War Buffs
  13. Don’t Miss Autumn in the Ozarks

The Best Restaurants in Eureka Springs

Even the snobbiest foodie will love the options to enjoy here in Eureka Springs. Here are a few of our favorite places to eat in Eureka Springs. Be sure to try as many of these fantastic restaurants during your visit as you can!

  1. 10 Eureka Springs Restaurants We Like (And You Will Too!)
  2. 7 Excellent Restaurants in Eureka Springs
  3. 6 Great Foodie Places to Eat in Eureka Springs
  4. How to Find the Most Romantic Eureka Springs Dining

A Few Guides to Help You Plan Your Eureka Springs Wedding

Eureka Springs has been called the Wedding Capital of the South, and it’s easy to see why. Weddings in Eureka Springs are certainly something to experience.

  1. 4 Eureka Springs Wedding Chapels for Your Nuptials
  2. The Wedding Capital of the South, Eureka Springs

Our Favorite Nightlife Spots, Wineries, and Bars in Eureka Springs

We love the nightlife here in Eureka Springs. Enjoy a few recommended bars, hot night spots, and a fantastic winery close to us here at Arsenic & Old Lace.

  1. The 5 Best Things to do in Eureka Springs at Night
  2. The Best Eureka Springs Bars
  3. Red or White? Try Both at Keels Creek Winery
  4. Eureka Springs Nightlife Hotspots
enjoying the beautiful views is just one of the many things to do in Eureka Springs

Photo Courtesy: RoschetzkyIstockPhoto

Top Eureka Springs Activities

From horseback riding to hiking to getting a massage, there’s so much to do in Eureka Springs! Below are a few of our most recommended activities in Eureka Springs.

  1. Horseback Riding in Eureka Springs
  2. Eureka Springs Hiking Experience Guide
  3. Where to go Horseback Riding in Eureka Springs
  4. 5 Ways to Enjoy a Relaxing Massage in Eureka Springs

Opportunities to Celebrate the Arts in Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs is an excellent artist’s colony, which presents plenty of opportunities to enjoy the arts in all its forms here. Here are a few of our favorite things to experience during your visit. Enjoying the arts, including theater and art galleries, is one of the best things to do in Eureka Springs in December and other colder months of the year.

  1. 13 Eureka Springs Art Galleries on Spring Street
  2. The 6 Best Arkansas Artists in Eureka Springs
  3. Opera in the Ozarks is Something to Look Forward To
  4. Get in a Visit to the Arts Center of the Ozarks
  5. Eureka Springs Art Galleries Guide
  6. Experience The Great Passion Play of Eureka Springs

And when you plan your Eureka Springs vacation, be sure to visit us here at Arsenic & Old Lace Bed and Breakfast. We’re without question one of the best places to stay in Eureka Springs!

Pet Friendly Things to Do in Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs Bark Park

Eureka Springs Bark Park held its Grand Opening on July 14, 2014. Properly vaccinated, socialized and spayed/neutered dogs welcome. Come wag with us!

Christ of the Ozarks

935 Passion Play Rd – Eureka Springs, AR (Map)

Christ of the Ozarks is one of Arkansas’ most revered and insipring spots, and you can enjoy it with your four-legged travel companion. Built by famed artisan Emmet Sullivan.

Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway

299 North Main Street – Eureka Springs, AR (Map)

All aboard — including Rover! The ES&NA Railway takes you on a one-of-a-kind railway trip that lets you experience the golden age of rail travel. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome.

Pine Mountain Village

2075 E Van Buren St – Eureka Springs, AR (Map)

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind shopping trip, out in the fresh air and sunshine. Located in Eureka Springs, Pine Mountain Village is a charming Victorian-style shopping district in an outdoor park setting.



For even more help and guidance while planning your visit to Eureka Springs, be sure to download our free Vacation Guide!