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Downtown Eureka Springs is Adorable and Perfect for a Road Trip

Take a road trip down south to Eureka Springs, where the downtown area offers great options for fun outings. All the spots on this list are within walking distance of each other, so you can explore the neighborhood on foot.

By Katie Pollock Estes

Aug 2020

Downtown Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Photo courtesy Eureka Springs CAPODowntown Eureka Springs is super walkable and packed with places for eating and shopping.

Stroll and Shop

Downtown Eureka Springs
Stroll up and down the steep hillside streets of the picturesque downtown area to find plenty of snacking and shopping opportunities. Grab coffee and a crepe at Eureka Springs Coffee House or gift and souvenir shopping at Bathhouse Soapery & Caladarium.

Ride a Scenic Train

Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway
299 N. Main St., Eureka Springs, 479-253-9623
This 4-and-a-half-mile train ride takes riders on a scenic path where they can just sit back and enjoy the view of rolling hills out the window. There are dinner and lunch tickets available as well.

Dig Into Dinner

Le Stick Nouveau
65 A. Spring St., Eureka Springs
Chef Brandon Cox from longtime Branson favorite Candlestick Inn now runs Le Stick Nouveau (the new stick… clever!) in Eureka Springs. Right now they are focusing on Friday and Saturday night tasting menus.

Aerial shot of downtown Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Photo courtesy Eureka Springs CAPOMake your trip to Eureka Springs a weekend getaway and stay at the 1905 Basin Spring Park Hotel.


Explore History

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church
30 Crescent Dr., Eureka Springs
Fans of historic architecture will want to be sure to see this sweet little church as they stroll the city. It is more than 100 years old and features beautiful stonework, pretty windows and a hillside statuary.