Eureka Springs Things to Do
The Extraordinary Escape
Eureka is a quaint, community that arose out of the Arkansas Ozarks in the late 1800s. Buildings were constructed of native limestone, the streets were pathways for horse-drawn carriages, the people were friendly, the air was crisp and clean and the surrounding waterways were cool and azure blue. What has changed? Not that much. Eureka Springs AR is a city that time forgot. The buildings in the historic district are still made of limestone, the streets are still narrow but now paved, people are friendlier than ever, and the air and water are still some of the cleanest in the country. I guess you could say the biggest change is what has been added to ensure an escape to Eureka is fun-filled.
Statistics show that the most visited Eureka Springs attractions are those natural attractions along the Arkansas Art Trail like Beaver Lake, the White River, the Kings River, the not-too-far-away Buffalo River – National Park Region and the surrounding Ozark National Forest. Other natural attractions include Eureka’s 65 springs, urban hiking trails, numerous caves, high bluffs and deep “hollers.” Man-made attractions are pretty popular too. The Great Passion Play is the country’s most attended outdoor drama. Its Christ of the Ozarks statue is the tallest in the northern hemisphere. Add to that the magic of Intrigue theater and family music shows; architectural wonders like Thorncrown Chapel, 1886 Crescent Hotel and 1905 Basin Park Hotel; a visual arts community that is consistently ranked in the top 25 in the nation (plus less than an hour away the world famous Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art); highest per capita quality restaurants of any community in Arkansas; festivals galore; and you’ve got a little community of 2,200 that grows to 25,000 most weekends of the year. If you have any questions concerning these attractions, please contact our concierge who would be happy to assist you: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sky Bar Gourmet Pizzeria
Open 9pm-12 midnight Monday-Saturday
The "art deco feel" transforms the Sky Bar Gourmet Pizzeria from "just a place to grab a bite" to a experiential restaurant where patrons go for a memorable meal. Located 1,430 ft above sea level in the Ozark Mountains. It’s an ideal stop before or after the famous Crescent Hotel Ghost Tour. Sky Bar Gourmet Pizzeria is one of the few places here in Eureka Springs to offer a full later-night menu.