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Religious Site
Thorncrown Chapel , Eureka Springs
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A seemingly open-air chapel in the midst of a forest, Thorncrown Chapel is actually made of organic materials yet glass-enclosed and air-cond
Wildlife Area
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A peaceful sanctuary for big cats, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is home to leopards, tigers, cougars, and even black bears and ligers. Ma
Monument
Christ of the Ozarks , Eureka Springs
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Christ of the Ozarks stands as Arkansas' version of Rio de Janeiro's famous Christ the Redeemer statue. Built in 1967 by one of the sculptors
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Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
The tour offers a chance to learn about the history of Downtown Eureka Springs - starting before the founding of the town, the people who have made history downtown, and the unique geography of three underground systems - caves and cliffs, the Mud Street rebuild, and the creek that runs under it all. Walking through the entertainment and shopping district, you get a feel for life as it was, the art district it is now, and see the hidden treasures throughout. Told in stories and vignettes along the way, the tour is a treat for all ages.You visit an intact underground storefront covered over in the making of the Underground. This is only open to visitors to our tour. This is not an adventure tour. The underground systems are explained, but only the underground storefront is visited.
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Water Body
Beaver Lake , Eureka Springs
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Hike or drive through the 12 parks that surround manmade Beaver Lake. Each park offers camping facilities and commercial marinas where you ca

Eureka Springs

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Nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, the whole town of Eureka Springs is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Founded in 1879, its cold-water springs were thought to have healing properties, attracting thousands of European Americans to the area. They constructed Victorian homes perched on the limestone bluffs, which remain to this day. The town of 2,000 is full of alpine character; visitors can go sightseeing along its steep, winding streets, which connect a diverse array of historical properties. In addition to stately homes, the town offers quaint buildings that house galleries, restaurants, and bars. With our online itinerary creator, United States vacations can be built around trips to Eureka Springs and other destinations in United States.

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Where to stay in Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs boasts a diverse range of accommodation options for a city of its size. Although you will find large chain hotels here, many visitors come here looking for the town's spas and boutique inns. History and architecture enthusiasts will enjoy booking rooms in Victorian buildings. To take full advantage of the Ozark Mountain region, consider renting a treehouse-style cottage out of town. Many are quite luxurious and boast all the amenities you need to be comfortable.
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