Just because it is winter in Eureka Springs, you don’t have to spend your visit indoors. Eureka Springs is a lively town every day of the year. Check out these great winter activities in northwest Arkansas!

Top FIVE winter things to do in Eureka Springs

  • Eureka Springs Ghost ToursTake a Haunting (and indoor) Ghost Tour
    America’s most haunted hotel is a must-see for any Eureka Springs visitor, regardless of the time of year. Officially known as the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa, its legend has been formed from the many “guests who check out but never leave”. This all-indoor tour is perfect for winter days and guaranteed to give you a chill.
  • Turpentine Creek Eureka SpringsBig Cats Love Cold Weather
    Just because the weather is cold, it doesn’t mean things slow down at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. Big cats love cold weather. If its a warmer day, bundle up and you are sure to see some big cat activity.
  • Eureka Gras Eureka SpringsLaissez Les Bon Temps Rouler
    The annual Eureka Springs Mardi Gras celebration draws crowds from around the country. With culinary events, parades and balls spanning February and March, you are sure to find a good time. Check out the official Eureka Springs calendar of events for dates and times.
  • Cosmic Cavern Eureka SpringsGo Underground in Cosmic Cavern
    While winter storms may rage above, the temperature underground remains a steady 64 degrees. This makes Cosmic Cavern the perfect Ozarks winter attraction. Stop by for a 1 hour, 15 minute guided walking cave tour. In addition to the many beautiful sights you will see on the tour, during the winter months it is very likely that you might see some of the Eagles that come to roost around the cave area!
  • Escape Room 13 Eureka SpringsStep up your game at Escape Room 13
    A One Hour, INDOOR Adventure Awaits! Escape Room 13 is an immersive, live-action story with secret messages, hidden passages, and fun.


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