This winter, the Eureka Springs Historic District is calling your name. Eureka Springs is an extraordinary little town located in the Ozark Mountains. People come here from all over the country to experience the quaint downtown. But don’t let the size of Eureka Springs fool you; this small town is filled to the brim with charm and character. It’s well-known for its preserved Victorian-era buildings, all of which were built around natural springs, once known for healing.
But beyond its visual charm, Eureka Springs is known as an incredibly romantic destination. This winter is the perfect time to plan a romantic getaway. It really is an escape like no other, and it all starts right here at our romantic Inn. Book a room at the Arsenic and Old Lace Bed and Breakfast today!
Your Guide to the Eureka Springs Historic District
Victorian homes, historic hotels, spas, springs, world-class restaurants, stunning architecture, and over 100 locally-owned shops. That’s what waits for you in the Eureka Springs Historic District. Eureka Springs has received many accolades over the years, including being named the Most Beautiful Small Town in America. Not only that, but the entire Eureka Springs Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970, protecting these beautiful buildings in perpetuity.
If you want to get acquainted with the town before wandering the streets, we recommend taking a Eureka Springs Tram Tour. Alternatively, you can take a walking tour of downtown Eureka Springs. Get yourself acquainted with the area’s history at the Historical Eureka Springs Museum, then continue up Spring Spring, where you’ll find a number of art galleries, boutiques, and world-class restaurants. Take the time to stop into the many shops, art galleries, and restaurants along the way. There truly is something for everyone.
As you make your way down the winding streets, make sure to soak up the Victorian era storefronts that feature ever-changing and very creative and colorful shop window displays. A few popular stops include Soap Stop & Body Shop, Fresh Harvest Tasting Room, Silly Chile, Hats, Hides, & Heirlooms, Romancing the Stone, Zarks Fine Design Gallery, Kaleidokites, Fusion Squared, and Gourmet Eureka.
When you’ve exhausted the charming downtown of Eureka Springs, there are still plenty of things to see and do, including the awe-inspiring Thorncrown Chapel, the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, and the miles upon miles of outdoor trails suitable for hiking and biking in the scenic Ozarks.
The Best Bed and Breakfast in Eureka Springs
If you’re going to come all the way to Eureka Springs, you might as well stay at the finest Bed and Breakfast in town. The Arsenic and Old Lace Bed and Breakfast Mansion features 5 unique guest rooms, each appointed with luxury amenities and designed with your comfort and privacy in mind. Stained-glass windows, original artwork, antiques, luxurious room amenities, and crystal chandeliers seamlessly combine old-world elegance with today’s modern comforts. We’re a pet-friendly property, and more importantly, we’re within walking distance to the town’s main attractions, including the Eureka Springs Historic District.
Sit on our wrap-around Veranda and enjoy breathtaking views of the gardens and the Ozark Mountains stretching out before you, and enjoy the romantic ambiance of this incredible Inn. It’s the perfect place to plan a small elopement or wedding, to spend a honeymoon or anniversary, or to just plan in some quality romantic one-on-one time with your sweetheart.
Each morning of your stay, wake up to the aroma of a freshly prepared, gourmet breakfast wafting from our kitchen. We take food seriously and are happy to ensure that you’re well-fed to start your day. Our breakfast begins with a fruit course and homemade bread (muffins, bread or scones). These opening courses are followed by a gourmet sweet or savory main course with appropriate meat or side dish.
There’s nowhere quite like the Arsenic and Old Lace Bed and Breakfast. Book your stay with us today!