Category Archives: Outdoors

Mountain Biking in the Ozarks

The leaves are all shades of fall and the temperature is finally beginning to match the season. Cool enough to see your breath in the mornings, but usually warming to a beautiful neutral by the afternoon. The mosquitos are gone … Read More

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Fun on the Lakes and Rivers 2017 Prices

BOATING, Rivers & Lakes   BELLE OF THE OZARKS CRUISE      253.6200    cell 479.244.7812   4024 Mundell Rd   Take Hwy 62W of Eureka Springs. Turn left on Hwy 187 S at Exxon, go 4.5 miles, take left on Mundell Rd. go 4.5 miles to Starkey … Read More

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Bikes, Blues & BBQ Rides

(EUREKA SPRINGS, ARKANSAS) — Thousands of bikers flock to Arkansas in the fall for color, to ride the Pig Trail and to attend Bikes Blues and BBQ.  One common element to all Northwest Arkansas rides seems to be a side-trip … Read More

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Fall Trips to the Ozark Mtns

Highway 62 connects the best of the Ozark Mountains Southern Region (EUREKA SPRINGS Arkansas) — Crossing the Ozark Mountains Southern Region lies a stretch of highway that connects visitors to the “Best of Arkansas”.  Highway 62 winds through the Ozarks … Read More

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Belle of the Ozarks

Relax on this 1 hour 15-minute cruise on crystal clear Beaver Lake. View over 60 miles of scenic shoreline as you enjoy the Captain’s historical narration on Beaver Dam, Ozark Bluff Dwellers burial ground, the submerged homestead, Whitehouse Bluffs, a 200-acre game preserve island … Read More

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Eureka Springs’ Starkey Marina

Summertime in the Ozarks, such sweet music to the ears. It’s time to pack the swimsuits, sunscreen and inflatables and head to Beaver Lake. Located a few minutes from Eureka Springs serving the Big Water of Beaver Lake is Starkey … Read More

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Fishing & Floating

It’s April and taxes are due soon. This usually calls for capital S. T. R. E. S. S. What if you switched it up this year and instead of seeing April 18th as a looming monster you see it as … Read More

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Spring « Bike » ing

It’s finally spring and there is nothing better than leaving the worries and woes of the day at home and blowing off a little steam outside. Whether you are mountain bike enthusiast or motorcycle veteran, the Ozarks is your paradise. … Read More

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Explore the Outside World

It’s the weekend and you have already planned to put off studying until Sunday evening. It’s beautiful and bright outside and everyone keeps texting you to see what your weekend plans involve…anything outside and less than a tank of gas … Read More

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Spring Break Renewal: Couples, Friends, Families

Spring break is around the corner. The busy season at work and school quickly approaches. Now is the time to book a spring escape and recharge for the craziness to come. Whether you are a couple wanting to get away from it … Read More

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Go Where Spring Has Sprung

You look outside your windows and you see gray skies and flurries beginning to fall for the umpteenth time this side of 2017 alone. We look out our windows and we see clear blue skies, beckoning sunshine and record high temperatures. … Read More

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Wonderful World of Waterfalls

Locals know that Spring rains mean amazing waterfalls. Some waterfalls are accessed by hiking and other by floating but all of them are accompanied by an adventure. To get you pointed in the right direction, here are a few located … Read More

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Buffalo River Region ELK

  The Elk Herd of the Buffalo National River Click HERE to learn More

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Eureka Springs Newest Trail

Eureka Springs Trails Just opening, the Harmon Park Loop Trail is a scenic trail that wanders through woodlands and connects to other multiple trails including biking trails. You may think you have seen Eureka Springs but the Harmon Park Loop … Read More

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November Outdoor Adventures

Within a twenty mile radius of Downtown, the greater Eureka Springs’ area offers convenient accessibility to a wealth of outdoor activities such as Beaver Lake, Table Rock Lake, Kings River, White River, Thorncrown Chapel, Blue Springs Heritage Center, Black Bass … Read More

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International Mountain Bike Association — Lodging

Eureka Springs IMBA RATES November 10th-12th   Crescent Hotel & Spa (regular rate $279) Full Summit Rate (3 or more) — $149.86 Per Night Two or less – $189.86 Check Availability     Basin Park Hotel (Regular Rate – $219) … Read More

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Eureka Springs Eurekan Multi-Sport Event

3 Days, 4 Events , 1 Amazing Destination This three day multi-sport event occurs August 12-14, 2016 and features a sprint distance triathlon competition, foot race, road bike rides and races. Those who finish the ultimate challenge and complete the triathlon, 100 … Read More

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Fat Tire Festival

Annual Fat Tire Festival July 15-17, 2016 Eureka Springs is home to the Annual Fat Tire Festival July 15-17, 2016. Downhill, Super-d, short track, and cross country races –  the Big Town Ride and many other  social events bring people … Read More

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Eureka Springs’ Natural Springs Trail

Explore the source that put Eureka Springs on the map. Dozens of natural springs flow in locations throughout town but some of the natural springs are extra special. Here are some of the most popular and are accessible to the … Read More

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Lake Leatherwood Day Celebration Activities Announced

(EUREKA SPRINGS, AR) — The Eureka Springs Parks Department welcomes residents and visitors on Saturday, April 30, to enjoy “Lake Leatherwood Day (LLD): A Celebration of the Great Outdoors and the Ozark Mountain Region”.  Activities scheduled for the celebration day … Read More

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Ride the Ozarks

The Most Scenic Routes to Eureka Springs Thinking about taking road trip? Consider riding the Ozarks. Northwest Arkansas is home to breathtaking mountain vistas, funky events and picturesque communities with authentic, small town appeal. Whether you are sightseeing from the car or enjoying … Read More

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Eureka Springs Outdoors in Spring

Many of the great hikes in Arkansas  are blanketed by trees and accompanied by the rushing sound of flowing mountain streams. Eureka Springs is nestled deep in the Ozark Mountains where ribbons of free flowing streams weave through lush green woodlands. Here … Read More

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Explore the Arkansas Art Trail

“Each moment of the year has its own beauty…every hour a picture which was never seen before… shall never be seen again.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson Inspired by the Hudson River School Art Trail, the Arkansas Art Trail takes visitors to … Read More

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Eureka Springs’ Crescent Park

Crescent Park is a 15 acre, private wooded sanctuary in the Ozark Mountains that is surprisingly close to fine resort amenities and the heart of historic Eureka Springs, Ar. Crescent Park properties feature an elegant hotel and cottage collection with architectural … Read More

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Stroll the Springs

Take an guided tour of the illuminated springs in Eureka Springs. This historical tour features expert local guides, unique historical and architectural highlights, treats and warm beverages.   Get tickets online now! Can’t make the guided tour? Don’t worry, you can tour … Read More

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Flickering Tales

Hear ghost stories of the Ozarks told around a campfire! Gather round the fire-pit under the shadow of America’s Most Haunted Hotel and hear chilling stories of ghosts, apparitions, unknown creatures, strange lights and bizarre encounters in the haunted Ozark … Read More

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Fall Color is Happening

The Best Colorful Fall Foliage is Seen From Eureka Springs.  Eureka Springs is recognized as one of the best places in the United States to see the most colorful fall foliage. This year’s fall season is expected to stretch well into November making … Read More

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Outdoor Adventure Eureka Style

Now is a great time to enjoy the outdoors. Eureka Springs is one of the top destinations for outdoor fun in the Natural State. Living up to its reputation, Eureka Springs does outdoors with its own unique style. Here are … Read More

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Outdoor Activities in Eureka Springs

Outdoor adventure is waiting for you in Eureka Springs all year long. Mountain streams feed beautiful lakes perfect for kayaking, boating during most of the year including eagle tours in the cooler months.  Hiking the Ozark Mountains trails lead to breathtaking panoramas and … Read More

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Eureka Springs Ziplines

Explore the Ozark Mountains from the sky. Zip lining is an extreme sport for just about everyone and the professionals at Ozark Mountain Ziplines at Eureka Springs are ready to take you and your family on an unforgettable journey through the treetops. … Read More

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Top 25 Outdoor Sites in Eureka Springs

Here are the top 25 outdoor sites in or near Eureka Springs: Basin Spring Park Beaver Dam Beaver Lake Black Bass Lake Buffalo National River Cosmic Cavern Crescent Spring Crescent Park Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Trails Eureka’s Natural … Read More

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Fun on the Water

Summer in Eureka Springs can be hot. Take some time to cool off in one of many Ozark Mountain rivers or lakes. Rent a canoe at Lake Leatherwood and paddle around. Dogs are optional:) (479.253.7921) Float the White River. Call Can … Read More

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Dog Days of Summer

This summer spend some time in Eureka Springs … bring your dog! Whether you are planning to spend time on the water or just hang out, summer vacation is more fun when you can spend time with your furry friend. Eureka … Read More

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The Path to Eureka Springs is Pet Friendly

Eureka Springs has a reputation for being friendly and welcoming to everyone. You may not know that Eureka Springs loves your four-legged friends too! Here are some of the things that prove Eureka Springs a pet friendly town. Pet friendly places to … Read More

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Another Side of Eureka Springs

Yes, there is great shopping and amazing spas in Eureka Springs that make it perfect for a getaway with the girls but men love to hang out in Eureka Springs too! Things to Do in Eureka Springs for Men Visit … Read More

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Treetop Wedding in Eureka Springs

Share your vows in the treetops of Eureka Springs. Perfect for more intimate weddings, the architecturally significant Crescent Cottage is set in the treetops. A treetop wedding includes 2 nights in the Crescent Cottage, live music, a ceremony officiate, a … Read More

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Eureka Springs Outdoor Adventures

Eureka Springs Outdoors Eureka Springs is a destination for outdoor fun. Here are just a few ideas for things to do outdoors: Visit the Springs Like small green jewels scattered throughout town, Eureka Springs is home to dozens of natural … Read More

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What to do?

Eureka Springs Shopping & Eureka Springs Attractions Eureka Springs has a reputation for being a quirky, fun little town. One of the best times to visit is actually in March. With all of the shopping and attractions available, you  can’t … Read More

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Winter Cats and Other Wild Things To Do

Wildlife is abundant in and around the Eureka Springs area. Winter is one of the best times to visit and get a glimpse at some amazing animals. Grab your camera and go wild. You might be surprised to discover big … Read More

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Winter Vacation in Eureka Springs

Cozy rooms, mountain cottages, world class spas and dozens of independently owned and award winning restaurants make Eureka Springs a hot destination for a winter getaway. Relax in a well-appointed room overlooking the town or greet the crisp morning by enjoying a … Read More

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Downtown-N-Underground

Described as “mildly adventurous” the Downtown-N-Underground tour goes behind the scenes of the Eureka you know and love to explore  the town’s Wild West Period, its renewal as an artist community and the mysterious underground portion of the city. Interactive storytelling on a 75 … Read More

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2015 Ozark Mountain Music Festival

Back by popular demand, the 2015 Ozark Mountain Music Festival kicks off in January with four days of music on multiple stages. Eureka Springs’ hosts some of the hottest bands blazing the Indie Folk trail with their own regional flair. The music starts Thursday … Read More

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Eureka Springs’ Prettiest Street

Looking for something to do in Eureka Springs? Take a stroll along one of the most popular tree lined streets in town… The Boulevard. A prominent residential area since the 1800’s, Spring Street is arguably one of the prettiest streets in Eureka … Read More

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5 Great Outdoor Events in Eureka Springs

Here is a list of 5 great outdoor events that take place in Eureka Springs every year: Fat Tire Festival  – Held in July, Fat Tire features competitive and noncompetitive events and rides. Sponsored by Adventure Subaru, Progressive Trail Design and DLT … Read More

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5 Signs That Eureka Loves Motorcycles

Five signs that Eureka Springs loves motorcycles… The only way to get there is to travel scenic winding roads.  It’s no coincidence that the most beautiful views are during the best riding months. Eureka Springs loves your bike as much as … Read More

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Life is a Beach

Many who visit Eureka Springs don’t think of it as a destination for splish-splashy, wave hoppin, lounge in the sun FUN but it is. Discover why Life is a Beach … in Eureka Springs: Put your swimsuits on and head … Read More

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Zip!, Wow!, Ooo!, Roar! and Splash!

Zip! Wow! Ooo! Roar! Splash! … The sounds of a FUN family vacation to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Enjoy zipping through the canopy on Ozark Mountain Ziplines. Be inspired by the Greatest Story Ever Told at the Great Passion Play. Let Intrigue Theater … Read More

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From the Top-Down

Ride the famous Pig Trail.  After a day on the road, Eureka Springs Downtown is the best place for bikers to kick off their boots. Located at the top of the Pig Trail, Eureka Springs is a hub for 5 … Read More

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Inside Track on Things To Do

Wondering what to do now that the weather is turning colder? Winter is one of the most magical times to visit Eureka Springs. People who visit Eureka this time of year like to think they have the place to themselves. … Read More

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Driving the Ozarks

Driving the Ozarks takes you to scenic overlooks and great local stops revealing a unique and endearing side of Arkansas. Because Eureka Springs is located in the heart of Northwest Arkansas, one of the most beautiful parts of the state, it … Read More

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