Put the Springs in Your Break, Eureka Springs is 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 21 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. Several stables in the area offer horseback riding.
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. The zip lines are open Thursday through Tuesday, from 10am to 4pm. 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. Turpentine Creek is open daily from 9am-6pm.
While in Eureka Springs, take a tram, van 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.
Special events and activities are planned around town to enjoy the warm days of spring. Everyone feeling Irish can join in the 22nd Annual St. Paddy’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 12th. Festivities kick off at 2 p.m. as the parade rolls down Spring Street from the Carnegie Library to the courthouse on Main Street. Eureka Springs Into Music is a new classical music festival happening March 15th-18th with special performances at Thorncrown Chapel and The Auditorium by the Grammy nominated Eroica Trio. Runners and walkers will participate in the 34th Annual Victorian Classic on Saturday, March 21st.
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge hosts it’s 26th annual Kite Festival celebration March 26. “Art With an Altitude,” sponsored by KaleidoKites of Eureka Springs, is a free family event inviting attendees to bring their own kites or buy one at the refuge. The celebration includes vendors, contests and fun activities for parents and children.