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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-Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Great Passion Play & Christ of the Ozarks Statue

Enjoy a cast of 150 actors in biblical costumes as they present the last days of Jesus Christ in a compelling theatrical production. In addition, you can visit a nearby statue of him that's 67 feet tall.
Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down Music Theater-Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down Music Theater

Bring the family to enjoy singers and musicians performing your favorite country, bluegrass, and Gospel songs. A comedy troupe will have you in stitches with hilarious sketches and characters.
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge-Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

This 459-acre Big Cat refuge is home to an amazing array of rescued lions, tigers, and cougars. Take a guided tour of the natural habitats and learn how these creatures are being nursed back to health.
Ozark Mountain Ziplines-Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Ozark Mountain Ziplines

Hop on a zipline and enjoy the ride of your life. Soar as high as 200 feet above a lush hardwood forest. Guides will tell you about the diverse animal and plant life of the Ozarks.
War Eagle Mill-Eureka Springs, Arkansas

War Eagle Mill

The only working mill in the state of Arkansas produces organic flour for a variety of products, from mixes to cereals. You can learn all about the history of the mill via a self-guided or guided tour.
Thorncrown Chapel-Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Thorncrown Chapel

Boasting a Frank Lloyd Wright-style design, Thorncrown is one of Budget Travel's "12 Most Beautiful Churches in America." In 2000, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Ozark Mountains-Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Ozark Mountains

The Arkansas Ozarks Mountain Region is a stunning destination for adventure. Rugged beauty, sparkling rivers and lakes, waterfalls, hiking trails, and awe-inspiring caverns excite your spirit.
Blue Spring Heritage Center--Eureka Springs, Arkansas

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-Eureka Springs, Arkansas

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-Eureka Springs, Arkansas

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-Eureka Springs, Arkansas

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-Eureka Springs, Arkansas

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-Eureka Springs, Arkansas

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 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Eureka Springs Ziplines

Experience the thrill of one of the largest zipline tours in Eureka Springs. Glide through lush canopies, enjoy spectacular views, and feel the rush of the wind in a safe, guided tour.

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