Eureka Springs Food Trucks

Top Food trucks in Eureka Springs.
Less than a year ago food trucks were just a dream for Eureka Springs and now we are blessed with multiple options all over town. 
Taco Virgo is known for their soul food tacos of all different varieties. Located in the Hobbies and Homestead parking lot. 2100 E. Van Buren. There are a lot of veggie options and beyond. Try it yourself 11am to 6pm. Tuesday thru Saturday 
Catered Creations is the place to get late night snacks. Loaded Fries, wings, philly, and tacos. Located in a parking lot off of Center street in downtown Eureka Springs. 10PM-2AM Friday & Saturday only. 
Main Street BBQ Bus is located at 103 N Main Street along Leatherwood Creek in Downtown Eureka Springs serves Tasty BBQ, a signature Chicken Salad sandwich, Pizza by the Slice & Shaved Ice. Rolling in every Friday and Saturday and serving from 2PM-8PM on-site.
Carmen’s Taco is serving up authentic Mexican fair including Tacos de al Pastor, Tacos de Asada, Tacos de Chorizo, Quesadillas, Tortas, Pamboazoz, Burritos and Sopes. Open Monday-Sunday 11AM-9PM. Cash only in this spot so come prepared! Located at the Eureka Springs Community Center 44 Kings Hwy. 
Outer Limit Foods, located at the top of Benton Street, is known for their big menu and huge specialty burgers. Melts and low carb options available too! Wednesday-Saturday 11-7PM (10PM on Saturday!) 
HotBoxx Wood Fire Pizza serves up the best specialty pizzas with whole roasted garlic (if requested) and some debate the double size wings are even better. Open Mon-Thurs 3-9PM & Friday-Sunday 12-9PM Located in Holiday Island 105 Woodsdale Drive. 
The Soup Shack is located at 116 E Van Buren and features Soups, Salads and Sandwiches! Only open Wednesday 11AM-4PM so plan ahead to taste the fresh wholesome food offered here. 
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Summer Vacation Deal

Summer Vacation in Downtown Eureka Springs

Stay Two nights at The

Basin Park Hotel

Just $99/Night

Plus a Date with the Judge

$20 Voucher to
Judge Roy Beans

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Summer Vacation to Downtown Eureka Springs

ESO Travel Hint –

“Travel weekday and find your favorite place

with more open space”


Downtown Eureka Springs Summer Vacation Ideas

Close to Home, Fun For Everyone, A Great Value



Stay in Downtown Eureka Springs during the Week

Overnight at the Basin Park Hotel

Book Two or more nights for just $99/ Night  (Monday – Thursday Nights)

Book Here

The Basin Park Hotel is the Centerpiece of the Main Street District.  During the downtime, the hotel took advantage by upgrading many of the rooms into suites as well as adding many Fun Things To Do & Activities for the whole family.  Park your car one time, explore the Downtown area and shuttle around the district.  Its great fun.



Spa1905    Hot Tub and Firepit

Hotel Daily Activities

Daily Activity – Behind the Scenes Tour

Basin Park Hotel – Paranormal Investigation

Thursday, Friday & Saturday – Check for Tickets

Jack Rabbett’s Whisky Bar


Shared Activities @ The 1886 Crescent Hotel

Crescent Hotel Swimming Pool

Hatchet Throwing, Swings and Lawn Games – Frisco Sporting Club



BOOK the Basin Park Hotel


Get a FREE $20

Judge Roy Beans

Photo Voucher



Things To Do in Downtown:

Our downtown attractions are Open with especial CARE.  They strictly follow PPE rules to keep you safe, while ensuring the experience remains fun and memorable.

Solving the Mystery at ESCAPE ROOM 13

50 Free things to Do

Scavenger Hunt

MoJo’s Records


Magic Shop on Spring Street

Fleece ‘N Flax – Red Scottie Fibers

Shopping is Open


Ride the Trolley

Bring the Bikes  –  Passion Play Trails

Intrigue Theater

*Best of Eureka

Free Shuttle to Intrigue Theater from The Basin Park Hotel




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A One-of-a-Kind Event at Casa Verde

Eureka Springs – A special part of So Many Memories

Engagement – Wedding – Next

I have so many great memories of exploring Eureka Springs when I was a young kid. Near downtown I would keep my eyes trained to spot a hidden path or a set of vine covered stairs. I would listen closely for the sound of running water. It was always fun to track the sound to in order to get a glimpse of some obscure spring or waterfall. My friends and I would often explore the town together, finding our way to rock shelters that promised the best views of downtown. Eureka Springs is really a magical place to explore when you are young.

Since my childhood, my family and friends have returned to Eureka Springs many times. Our family converges on Eureka Springs every year in fact. In the summer we float the rivers, eat at our favorite restaurants, and explore downtown. Just last year our extended family all stayed together to celebrate Christmas. My friends often return to Eureka Springs as well. We have partied at Mardi Gras, embarked on multi-day float trips, and just hung out at the lake. In fact, my husband and I decided to get married in Eureka Springs. (You can read more about our Eureka Springs wedding here).

Now months after the wedding we are pleased to share with you our next adventure and a Great Place to share the news with friends.

Casa Verde in Eureka Springs

Casa Verde is spacious and both levels provide stunning views of the White River below.

Celebrating A Unique Event – Welcome Baby!

Earlier this year after the announcing that my husband and I were pregnant, our parents planned the most amazing baby shower. Knowing that so many fun memories with friends and family start in Eureka Springs, they rented a beautiful house called Casa Verde for the event. This time we traded a primitive camp on the river bank for a gorgeous house overlooking the river. Casa Verde’s walls made of glass opened onto a balcony suspended above the White river valley.

Anyone who has children knows that life with a baby is very different. We used this precious opportunity to spend time with our friends and family one last time before baby arrived. Casa Verde‘s size easily accommodated our friends and family. The massive kitchen is definitely the heart of the home. It was easy to prepare food for our large group. Downstairs a pool table and entertaining space was perfect for relaxing in the evening. Luxurious suites meant that everyone had their own private space to retreat to at the end of the night.

Celebrating our family!

Everyone enjoyed spending time together at Casa Verde before the baby gets here.

It wouldn’t be a baby shower without cake!

This is the heart of the home. Casa Verde’s kitchen is massive and well equipped for large gatherings.

Casa Verde’s lower level is perfect for entertaining. The pool table and bar also have amazing views.

Casa Verde’s suites are beautifully decorated and provide some private space for a number of guests.

Casa Verde’s suites feature top of the line fixtures and make for a comfortable stay.

Now that baby is here, our life has changed. Our family is getting bigger and we are so excited to introduce new family members to the magic of Eureka Springs! We will be back very soon and hope to make many more memories at Casa Verde and Eureka Springs.

Learn more about Casa Verde or book this amazing property. To learn more about how to enjoy Eureka Springs or spend family vacations check out all of the things to do as well as upcoming Eureka Springs events.

Christmas in Eureka Springs.

Floating the river with family and friends.

Celebrating Mardi Gras in Eureka Springs.

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Basin Park & Crescent Hotels Full Re-opened



(Eureka Springs, Arkansas) — Eureka Springs’ two landmark historic hotels, the 1886 Crescent and the 1905 Basin Park, will be reopening to full service on Monday, June 15.  This comes on the heels of several successful “weekend only” careful openings at both properties.  Both properties will continue to strictly adhere to health safe protocols as set down by Governor Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) during this reopening phase.

“Our guests are ready to come back to the places that have provided such wonderful lifetime memories and fun throughout the years.  Eureka Springs and our two hotels are such places.” said Jack Moyer, general manager and executive vice-president for both properties.  “This includes all of our services at both the Crescent and the Basin Park to our guests, patrons and friends.”

Returning and opening to full capacity in Arkansas’ mountaintop spa resort, the Crescent Hotel, will be nightly lodging, SkyBar Gourmet Pizza and scenic overlook dining, New Moon Spa & Salon, a full-slate of daily resort activities, and the ever-popular Crescent Hotel Ghost Tours.  The planning for weddings at the Crescent’s numerous venues has also been opened for gatherings up to 50 total attendees.

Downtown Eureka Springs’ centerpiece, the Basin Park Hotel, will also be swinging its doors fully on June 15 offering guests an even more enjoyable experiential visit than in years past.  This follows the recent redevelopment of this seven-story epicenter in the heart of the entertainment district.

“Key to our redevelopment were such projects as upgrading our nightly lodging with the addition of two-bedroom suites,” Moyer noted.  “These suites offer not only a bedroom on either side but an expanded common area and the inclusion of a soaking tub and walk-in shower. The Basin Park Hotel now has 26 suites with tubs.”

Moyer went on to explain another project was the continued expansion of Spa1905.  Added were highly comfortable and sharply designed spa suites for guests who want to immerse themselves into the spa experience.  Guests who stay in a spa suite enjoy added service and amenities, exclusive hot tub access and are just footsteps away from the plethora of services and treatments that Spa1905 offers.  Located just outside the spa on the same floor is the magnificent new outdoor gathering space, set aside a limestone bluff.  This space includes an outdoor hot tub, fire pit and patio furnishings with only the sky overhead.

©Purdy Art Company

A totally new addition to Eureka Springs’ downtown scene is Jack Rabbett’s Whisky Bar offering the casual atmosphere of a living room featuring plush, comfortable seating, a fireplace, pool tables, and walls of big screen televisions.  This downtown getaway is located just down the hallway from the highly popular Balcony Restaurant & Bar, also being fully reintroduced, with its alfresco seating that overlooks downtown on one side and Basin Spring Park on the other.

“We have also placed a resort host, seated in the lobby, to guide guests to everything fun and exciting to see and do in Eureka Springs plus introducing hotel guests to the well-developed list of daily programming,” said Moyer, “which includes such activities as whisky tastings in Jack Rabbett’s, theater-style showing of movies, and a morning stretch on the roof.  Not many hotels around the country allow guests to welcome the day from their rooftop.”

The paranormal aspect of the Basin Park Hotel has not been overlooked.  In development and soon to be offered, both hotel guests and visitors to Eureka Springs will be treated to not only hearing tales that occurred inside the limestone and pink dolomite walls of this historic structure but they will also be able to partake in a unique investigation from the roof to the depths of the hidden cave.  Ticketing for this adventure is available through

“Safety and compliant protocols will continue as suggested by the AHD when we fully open for business as usual beginning by this mid-June date,” concluded Moyer.  “We join our local hospitality partners as Eureka Springs returns for the full enjoyment of guests and visitors on June 15.  It will be the experience you remember.”

Numerous attractions will be open by this time.  Attractions that include the Great Passion Play, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, Thorncrown Chapel, Eureka Springs Brewery, Escape Room 13, Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway, Float Eureka, Ozark Mountain Ziplines, Turtle Back Ridge Family Fun Park, Cosmic Cavern, Onyx Cave, Quigley’s Castle, Promised Land Zoo, Eureka Springs Historical Museum, and Eureka Springs Tram Tours.  This is in addition to Eureka Springs’ host of outdoor activities like hiking, mountain biking, water sports on this Ozark village’s two lakes and three rivers, and/or just sitting in the city’s numerous parks just living in the moment and people watching, a favorite pastime of visitors and residents alike.

Special events will be returning to Eureka Springs as well.  A full calendar of these special day activities can be found at

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Eureka Springs Attractions are OPEN


Great Passion Play
– Passion PlayXXXX
– Dirt ChurchXXXXXXX
– Christ of the Ozarks, et al.XXXXXXX
Lake Leatherwood
– Mountain BikingXXXXXXX
– Marina
Lakes & Rivers
– Starkey – Eureka Springs MarinaXXXXXXX
– Holiday Island Table Rock Lake MarinaXXXXXXX
– White River (Fishing / Floating)XXXXXXX
– Kings River (Fishing / Floating)XXXXXXX
Family Activities
– Escape Room 13XXXXXXX
– Turpentine CreekXXXXXXX
Paranormal InvestigationX
Boutique ShoppingXXXXXX
Intrigue TheaterXX
Ghost ToursXXXXXXX
Walking & Tram ToursXXX
Art (plein aire, sculptures, etc.) – SELF GUIDED ART WALK?XXXXXXX
Hiking (Leatherwood, Black bass, in town) – Self Guided ToursXXXXXXX
Chef Owned Chef Inspired DiningXXXXXXX
Live Music
– Buskers DowntownXXXXXXX
– Piped Music In Basin Spring Park featuring Local BandsXXXXX
Spas – Massage
Historic MuseumXXXX
Crescent Ghost ToursXXXXXXX
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Ride the Trolley

Eureka Springs Trolley

Adult All-Day Pass$6.00
Adult Two-Day Pass$10.00
Child`s Pass (ages 7 through 11)$2.00
One-Ride Pass$4.00
“Late Rider” Special
*(unlimited rides, last two hours, any day, or pay $6.00 and ride the next day too!)

10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday through Friday
9:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturday
(NOTE: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm � Sunday May 27th & Sunday September 2nd)
Red Route – Historic District
Blue Route – Hwy 62 Eastbound to Passion Play to Magnetic Road & North Main Street
( Hwy. 23S by request only)
Yellow Route – North Main Street & Magnetic Road to Passion Play to Hwy 62 Westbound
Purple Route – West side of town
Tuesday through Friday
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday – 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Red Route – Historic District
Blue Route – Highway 62E to Kettle Camp Ground & North Main Street
( Hwy. 23S by request only)
Yellow Route – North Main Street & Magnetic Road to Passion Play to Hwy 62 Westbound
Purple Route – West side of town
Please note: After 6:00pm Saturday, Hwy. 62 East will be serviced by a Blue/Yellow combination route that will serve Passion Play Road by request only and return to the Downtown Depot via Hwy. 62 westbound. There will be no Magnetic Road service after 5:00 pm
The Transit Offices will be closed on:
New Year’s Day -Monday, January 1st
Martin Luther King Day – Monday, January 15th
President’s Day – Monday, February 19th
Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 22nd
Christmas Eve -Monday, December 24th
Christmas Day – Tuesday, December 25th
New Year’s Day – Tuesday, January 1, 2019



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Eureka Springs Restaurants are Open

Home of the Chef-Owned eatery, Visitors to Eureka Springs have grown to appreciate the high level of service and food quality closely identified by the chef in the kitchen.

As Eureka Springs Slowly and Carefully re-opens season, so returns the heart of the destination.  The Return of the Eureka Springs Restaurant.

CLICK HERE for an updated list

Together we make Travel Safer – Please be respectful of Health Department Protocols

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Six weeks of Fun in Eureka Springs

As Careful Travel has returned Eureka Springs is getting ready

Plans are underway to have a FUN summer in Eureka Springs

When the time is right

Businesses are already planning Fun and building a calendar of Six weeks of Activities that feature wide-open spaces, family activities and all that makes Eureka Springs Special

Check back regularly – The Calendar will be published soon.

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Basin Park Hotel Activity Pass

Welcome to the 1905 Basin Park Hotel.

Arkansas, known as the Natural State and Eureka Springs in particular is fortunate to be surrounded by the great outdoors.  In this time of great caution, here is a list of things to do that are in the area and that have been placed online at

  • Hiking around Eureka Springs
  • Scenic Drives and National Park Sites
  • Self-Guided Exploring (Caves & Civil War Sites)
  • Waterfall Chasing
  • Self-Guided Walking tour of the Crescent Hotel
  • Exploring Eureka Springs Historical Structures

Visit for detailed information on each adventure. Please know, the Activity Fee has been removed however services such as WiFi, Free Parking and your digital newspaper remain included with your stay.  Furthermore, a FREE continental breakfast is being delivered to you daily between 9 AM and 10AM.

Enjoy your time here in Natural Eureka Springs.  Although in-person activities have been suspended, I remain available by email and would be happy to share my experience as you create your adventure!

Happy Exploring!

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