About Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Known as America's Little Switzerland, Eureka Springs, Arkansas is an elegant little town nestled snugly in the hills of the Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas. This historic city with old-world charm and European flavor offers timeless leisure and endless sightseeing. Since 1879 Eureka Springs, AR has been a place of healing, relaxation, and entertainment.

Eureka Springs is…

With Two Rivers and Three lakes and recognized as Mid-America’s most Celebrated Destination for Art, Cultural and Heritage travel, Eureka Springs, Arkansas is a vibrant arts community surrounded by the beauty of the Ozark Mountains and has been recognized as one of “America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and a historic community of national significance on the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service.

The Mid-America regional destination of choice for the traveling public seeking an open environment where individuals can express there personal passion while being true to themselves. Where the arts and cultural opportunities enrich both the local, regional and short-term residents through the sense of discovery, and multiple educational opportunities in which one can participate, and the diverse nature to which the artistic calling has found this location.

A year-round destination replete with

A region that encompasses the Western District of Carroll County and includes such tourism magnets as Downtown Eureka Springs, the Beaver Lake area and Holiday Island / Table Rock Lake.

Blessed in its offering of many activities for: Music lovers, families, religious and inspirational travel, Bikers, Hikers and outdoor tourism enthusiasts, ghost hunters, motorcoaches, relaxation seekers, andmulti-generational travelers.

Touted as the Wedding Capital of the South, Eureka Springs is also home to world-famous Thorncrown Chapel, 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa and the Great Passion Play, among several other attractions.

A community that prides itself on being devoutly territorial in its protection of the integrity of its neighborhoods yet welcoming planned growth to keep the destination fresh and relevant.
A community of harmony that remains committed to the charge of “Protecting the Irreplaceable” assets to which its citizens serve as stewards.

A visit to Eureka Springs is like taking a step back in time. Once a Wild West Town (LEARN MORE) 19th Century Victorian architecture graces the winding mountain streets of the downtown historic district, an area so unique the entire downtown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Eureka Springs is decidedly not an ordinary town.  We invite you to see for yourself what makes us so special. Contact Karen Pryor with the CAPC to begin planning your group’s EXTRAORDINARY ESCAPE. Email Karen Pryor or Phone: 866-947-4387


Northwest Arkansas Tourism AssociationSurrounded by three lakes and two rivers, Northwest Arkansas defines the Natural State and Eureka Springs Defines Northwest Arkansas.

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