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How to Plan Great Eureka Springs Getaways

Eureka Springs is a destination for all ages.  Many visitors travel to this charming town each year, and it’s no surprise why.  There is so much to see and do for Eureka Springs getaways, families and also couples looking for a romantic vacation will enjoy all there is to offer.  We’ve got some great tips on how to plan a great getaway to this unique town.

Families traveling to Eureka Springs will find lots of outdoor activities to stay busy.  Fun and adventure can be found on the trails at Withrow Springs State Park or at Eureka Springs Ziplines for an afternoon in the trees.  Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is a great outing for all ages.  They are home to over 110 large cats including lions, tigers, and bobcats.  From May to October, families can enjoy attending The Great Passion Play.  Costumed actors and live animals retell the greatest story ever told in a beautiful outdoor amphitheater.  There are other attractions to see on the property when visiting including seeing the Christ of the Ozarks Statue, the Bible Museum, Sacred Arts Museum and The Tabernacle.

Couples traveling to Eureka Springs will find romantic restaurants, evening shows, and cozy bed and breakfasts for catching up on some much-needed couple time.  From May through October, the Belle of the Ozarks offers cruises around Beaver Lake.  Take in the sights of over 60 miles of shoreline while enjoying the outdoors and each other.  Another place to uncover together is the majestic Thorncrown Chapel.  It has been called the most beautiful chapel in the world.  Thorncrown Chapel stands 48-feet tall and has 6,000 square feet of glass including 425 windows.  It is tucked away in the woods just outside of Eureka Springs.  When the day comes to an end, the nightlife heats up in the Historic District.  There are restaurants for a romantic dinner, plenty of bars to grab an after dinner drink and listen to live music or take in a show at Intrigue Theater.

If you’re feeling overwhelmed with all there is to do in this small town, no worries.  The Eureka Springs Vacation Guide is all you need to plan the perfect getaway.  The guide is filled with the best of the best that the town has to offer.  From the best shops and galleries, restaurants, and outdoor activities like zip lining and tours, it can all be found in the guide.  The best thing about the guide is it’s free.  Once your information is completed, it shows up in your inbox within minutes.

To complete your getaway to Eureka Springs, a stay at Arsenic and Old Lace bed and breakfast is a must.  Our charming Queen Anne Victorian style mansion is home to 5 guest rooms each complete with private bathroom.  We are pet-friendly and a great location for your weekend getaway.  Our location is within walking distance of the Historic District so you’re close to all the action of downtown.  We serve a gourmet breakfast each morning and provide homemade snacks throughout the day.  With peaceful views from the rooms and our wrap-around veranda, Arsenic and Old Lace makes for a peaceful and relaxing getaway when visiting Eureka Springs.  For more information or to book a reservation, please call 479-253-5454.

Photo courtesy of Phil Baker