Eureka Springs

Couples Time In Eureka Springs, Arkansas

We have visited Eureka Springs, Arkansas many times over the years, and each trip we have had an enjoyable time. This laid-back community is nestled in the Ozark Mountains, which offers an interesting terrain to explore. This was our first time to see the town through the eyes of travel bloggers. What we found was still a relaxed and romantic setting, which is perfect for a quick couples getaway. Rolling into Town Our visit to Eureka Springs occurred in September, and coincided with our wedding anniversary. The weather was perfect for a visit to this city of artists. We had left Kansas [...]

By |2022-10-13T10:46:08-06:00January 22nd, 2018|Arkansas, Destinations, Eureka Springs, Guides, Southeast|2 Comments

Side Splitting Fun At Ozark Mountain Hoedown

Eureka Springs, Arkansas is well known for its romantic shop lined streets, and Victorian charm. What it has always seemed to be less known for is its evening entertainment options. Many visitors will travel to Branson for a nighttime show, but fortunately the return of the Ozark Mountain Hoedown has made that unnecessary. We made plans to stop in for an evening show, and wondered what we would encounter. We want to thank the Ozark Mountain Hoedown for their hospitality. Rest assured that all opinions are our own. Preparing For The Show After picking up our tickets at will call, we joined the early crowd [...]

By |2022-10-13T10:52:05-06:00January 1st, 2018|Arkansas, Destinations, Eureka Springs, Southeast|18 Comments

Hidden History At Blue Spring Heritage Center

Eureka Springs, Arkansas is the kind of destination where visitors have a chance to slow their pace, and just relax. Even us travel bloggers find an opportunity to just go with the flow. This meant that when we heard about the Blue Spring Heritage Center on the western edge of the city limits, we had time in our schedule to check it out.  Ancient Beginnings For thousands of years native tribes visited the Blue Spring area. In the mid-1800's a grist mill was constructed just downstream. It was used to grind corn, until a new one was constructed in 1903. This new structure [...]

By |2022-10-13T11:19:17-06:00December 18th, 2017|Arkansas, Destinations, Eureka Springs, Southeast|6 Comments

Best Pizza in the Galaxy at Cafe Amore

When we surveyed our readers about restaurant choices in Eureka Springs, we were hoping that at least one would involve pizza. Cafe Amoré  is located on the ridge south of the downtown area, and was nearby to our treetop lodging. (You can read about the Treehouse Cottages here>) We determined that it would make a great dinner choice, and set the wheels in motion for a visit. A Busy Place To Dine Our evening schedule included a show, so we knew that an early dinner would be in the plan. Usually it works well, since it helps us avoid the rush, but Cafe [...]

By |2022-10-13T11:22:26-06:00December 11th, 2017|Arkansas, Destinations, Eureka Springs, Southeast|0 Comments

Victorian Elegance At Grand Central Hotel

Our visit to Eureka Springs began with a stay in the treetops, but we saved our last night for a different experience. The opportunity to stay at the Grand Central Hotel was not to be passed up. Located in the downtown Historic District, it offered a chance to be within walking distance of tons of shops and restaurants. The hotel is the oldest in Eureka Springs, and is bathed in Victorian charm. We want to thank the Grand Central Hotel for their hospitality. Rest assured that all opinions are our own. Historic Beginnings We arrived and met up with Dustin Duling, the manager. He [...]

By |2022-10-13T11:25:37-06:00December 4th, 2017|Arkansas, Destinations, Eureka Springs, Southeast|0 Comments

Nibbles Eatery Delivers Big Flavor In A Small Space

Our survey of readers had brought to light a small breakfast spot in the heart of downtown Eureka Springs. We had walked past Nibbles Eatery during our shopping excursion, and decided it would make a great stop for our last morning in town. Had we known what we were about to experience, we would have eaten here every morning. This is one of those books that you cannot judge by the cover. Pocket Restaurant Did I mention that the place is small? When we spoke with business owners about our experiences and plans in Eureka Springs, quite a few mentioned Nibbles Eatery. With what [...]

By |2022-10-13T11:28:38-06:00November 27th, 2017|Arkansas, Destinations, Eureka Springs, Southeast|10 Comments

Dining In Style On The Eureka Springs Train

A visit to Eureka Springs, Arkansas offers a chance to slow down from the hectic pace of everyday life. This quaint town in the Ozark Mountains is more geared toward leisurely pleasures, and we certainly were looking for some to sample. The Eureka Springs Train hosts a lunch ride that looked perfect for a romantic lunch date. We haven't spent much time on trains, so the idea of dining onboard was quite intriguing. The Train Yard We pre-scheduled our visit, which includes picking the date, and meal choices for everyone in the party. We arrived about a half hour prior to our departure, [...]

By |2022-10-13T11:31:04-06:00November 20th, 2017|Arkansas, Destinations, Eureka Springs, Southeast|6 Comments

Testing The Local Flavor Cafe

Our arrival in Eureka Springs, Arkansas was not met with grand fanfare. Actually, we just slid in down Main Street, and located a parking spot near downtown. After a drive filled with exploration, the first thing on our minds was lunch. We had polled our readers for restaurant ideas prior to our departure, and Local Flavor Cafe came up numerous times. It was clearly popular with most of you, so we knew it should be a good visit. Hanging With The Locals This restaurant has been a staple on the Eureka Springs scene since 1991. Owned and operated by chef Britt Evans, we [...]

By |2022-10-13T11:36:48-06:00November 6th, 2017|Arkansas, Destinations, Eureka Springs, Southeast|2 Comments

Canopy Dwelling At Treehouse Cottages

When we decided to visit Eureka Springs, Arkansas there was a specific type of lodging that we have always wanted to experience. We have stayed in some of the local cabins in the past, but the chance to hang out in the treetops seemed like an extra special treat. When Treehouse Cottages offered to host our stay, we knew we would be in for a great time. With seven lofty lodgings, and one firmly planted on the ground, Terry and Patsy Miller have developed quite a collection of unique cabins. The list of amenities included with each hinted to a luxurious stay, which [...]

By |2022-10-13T11:39:21-06:00October 30th, 2017|Arkansas, Destinations, Eureka Springs, Southeast|2 Comments

Why We Fell In Love With Mud Street Annex

Have you ever been to a restaurant so well designed that you immediately fall in love with it? The kind of place you want to explore in depth. That is exactly what we found at Mud Street Annex in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. This newly opened offshoot of the original Mud Street Cafe has tons of charm and style. We want to thank Mud Street Annex for their hospitality. Rest assured that all opinions are our own. Historic Beginnings Our plan had us scheduled to visit the original restaurant, which is housed in the lower level of an building from 1888. The name comes from the [...]

By |2022-10-13T11:41:27-06:00October 23rd, 2017|Arkansas, Destinations, Eureka Springs, Southeast|1 Comment
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