Eureka Springs may cater to weddings, couples and spas, but there’s certainly no shortage of family fun in town! Whether you’re traveling with a younger child or taking in the town with a teenager, there is always plenty to do for everyone in Eureka! From fun and exciting attractions, to delicious restaurants and scrumptious roadside treats, Eureka Springs is the perfect destination for your family getaway!
Fun and Exciting Attractions
Pack up the family and catch the #1 attended outdoor drama, The Great Passion Play. Staged in an outdoor amphitheater, the multi-level set, special lighting and sound effects, live animals, and a cast of 170 Biblically costumed actors come together to create the thrilling epic drama of Jesus Christ’s last days on Earth. After the show, remember to have your picture taken with the Christ of the Ozarks, the largest statue of Jesus Christ in the Northern Hemisphere and the second largest in the world. This live drama is inspiring and wholesome fun the entire family can enjoy.
For a riveting adventure that is both extremely fun and uniquely educational, step down more than 400 ft. below ground level and explore the belly of the Earth at Cosmic Cavern. The cave is a warm 64 degrees in the winter and a cool 64 degrees in the summer. It is the perfect temperature no matter what season of the year you choose to vist! The cave features a 9 foot soda straw, the longest known in the Ozarks, and 2 bottomless cave lakes. This rare view of our mysterious planet is sure to please the entire family.
Cool Places to Stay
After a long day enjoying all Eureka has to offer, relax in the Jacuzzi while the kids burn off the rest of their energy in the pool at the Best Western-Eureka Inn. Enjoy a Victorian-accented decor that blends with Eureka Springs’ Historic Community, yet offers all the conveniences you expect when you travel. HBO, Touch Tone Phones with Data Ports for computers and electronic transmissions, full breakfast and automatic wake up calls are included with each room.
For a more haunting experience, reserve a room at “America’s Most Haunted Hotel.” Officially known as the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa, its legend has been formed from the many guests who checked out but have never left. Take a haunted ghost tour and walk through the legendary hotel, hearing of its ghostly legends while keeping an eye out for orbs and other ghostly beings.
Delicious Places to Eat
With fresh, delicious food and one of the best view’s in town, the SkyBar Gourmet Pizzeria is a favorite among Eureka families. Overlooking Eureka Springs at the highest point in the county, SkyBar Gourmet Pizza treats its guests to breathtaking views, abundant atmosphere, cold drinks and GOURMET PIZZA. The SkyBar is accessed from the fourth floor of the legendary Crescent Hotel.
Roll up your sleeves, grab a big stack of napkins and get ready to get messy with another family favorite, Bubba’s Barbeque! It may not look famous but it is. With southern favorites like barbeque ribs and beef brisket sandwiches, there is something on the menu at Bubba’s to please the entire family.
Eureka is the perfect place to relax and reconnect with family, so get the family together and start planning your Eureka Family Getaway now! Visit the OFFICIAL Eureka Springs website, www.eurekasprings.com, to find out everything you need to know about the town!