Things to Do
Top Things to Do in Eureka Springs
Enjoy a memorable vacation when you stay at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks. From strolling in historic towns to beautiful parks, explore the top things to do in Eureka Springs.
Relive Jesus Christ's last days at The Great Passion Play. Encounter the big cats at the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge or glide from tree to tree above the forest at Ozark Mountain Ziplines. Catch country and bluegrass music and hillbilly comedy at the Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down Music Theater. Head to the War Eagle Mill to seek history lessons and local foods, arts, and crafts. From scenic hiking through Onyx Cave Park to Cosmic Cavern to Keels Creek Winery, Eureka Springs will promise an exciting adventure.
Great Passion Play & Christ of the Ozarks Statue
Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down Music Theater
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Ozark Mountain Ziplines
War Eagle Mill
Blue Spring Heritage Center
Breathtaking beauty blends perfectly with a unique cultural experience at Blue Spring Heritage Center. Discover the land that the Cherokee nation cherished. Stroll through native gardens. Feel the power of Blue Spring, which pours 38 million gallons of water daily into a trout-filled lagoon.
Keels Creek Winery & Art Gallery
Wine and art lovers will surely fall head-over-heels for Keels Creek Winery and Keels Creek Art Gallery. Nestled in the hills of Keels Creek, the boutique winery offers local wines made from 10 varieties of local grapes. The work of 27 artists is showcased in the 3000-square-foot art gallery.
Onyx Cave Park
Take a fascinating tour of Arkansas' oldest Show Cave, discovered at the end of the 19th century. Located 6 miles east of Eureka Springs, it has a flowstone, also known as "cave onyx," and offers easy access to a ramp and stairs that lead to a gift shop.
Opera in The Ozarks
Opera in the Ozarks at Inspiration Point is an annual summer opera festival started in 1950 by Henry Hobart and Gertrude Stockard. Associated with the National Federation of Music Clubs, Opera in the Ozarks is a major training program for singers seeking a profession in opera.
Eureka Springs Historical Museum
Located in the three-story Calif House (1899), Eureka Springs Historical Museum illustrates the art and crafts of local artists. The museum features exhibits that enlighten you about the fascinating history of Eureka Springs, a world-renowned health resort town known for over 60 mineral springs.
Pivot Rock and Natural Bridge
Explore the unique rock formations and take a short hike or spot Indigo Bunting birds in historic Eureka Springs, Arkansas. These prehistoric sites have been a favorite tourist attraction in Eureka Springs for over 100 years. If you are a nature lover, you'll surely enjoy visiting this attraction.
Eureka Springs Ziplines
- Are masks required when we step out to explore Eureka Springs? People are required to wear masks when they are indoors anywhere in Arkansas, and outdoors if it is not possible to maintain a distance of 6 feet between people.
- What are the safety guidelines followed at dining outlets? Some of the safety guidelines followed by dining outlets include:
- 6 feet distance between seating
- Print as you go menus
- Wrapped flatware
- Guests required to use masks except when eating or drinking
- Is the Great Passion Play open? The Great Passion Play is now open to the public with social distancing guidelines in place. Attendees are required to wear masks if 6 feet distance cannot be maintained.