Visit our updated Victorian home situated on a wooded acre within walking distance to downtown. Modern, clean, and bright rooms, suites, and cottages await your arrival. For the last 22 years owners Rick & Cheri have created unique gourmet breakfasts and culinary treats for you daily. All-inclusive amenities include the wonderful full breakfast, afternoon baked goods, bottled water and sodas, Keurig coffees and teas, Wi-Fi, off-street parking, and concierge service making this an outstanding value.
Few places in the world are more charming and beautiful in the fall than downtown Eureka Springs. Eureka Springs is a well-preserved Victorian town in northwestern Arkansas. It’s a very accessible city from a large swatch of the United States and is surrounded by the gorgeous Ozark Mountains and beautiful lakes and rivers.
Today, set against the beautiful Victoria backdrop of downtown Eureka Springs, visitors enjoy the stunning mountain scenery, a welcoming hip and trendy vibe, and plenty of fantastic Eureka Springs attractions. Whether you’d prefer to spend your time on the streets shopping, eating, and admiring the historic Victorian architecture of downtown Eureka Springs, or rather get out into the mountains to explore, there’s no shortage of great things to do in Eureka Springs this fall.
Select Registry is a group of boutique Inns and Bed and Breakfasts around the country – many of whom are gearing up for a spectacular season of vibrant colors, fantastic food and wine experiences throughout local harvests, and the cozy season ahead filled with romantic getaways and special celebrations. We know an exciting destination when we see it – and downtown Eureka Springs checks all the boxes regarding warm, welcoming getaways, romantic destinations, and exceptional fall beauty.
In the town of Eureka Springs, you’ll find two historic Select Registry Bed and Breakfasts. Each of them offers one-of-a-kind romantic lodging. Not only are our unique Eureka Springs Bed and Breakfasts exceptional places to stay while visiting downtown Eureka Springs, but there are so many things to do once there, too.
Visit Basin Springs Park in downtown Eureka Springs
THE BEST OF DOWNTOWN EUREKA SPRINGS
If there’s one thing to know about Eureka Springs, there’s a lot to pack into this small, charming, and historic town. It may not have any stoplights, but don’t let that fool you! The winding, gorgeous streets of downtown Eureka Springs have an allure like no other. It is filled with charming shops, delicious date-night-perfect restaurants, and plenty of fun attractions.
Downtown Eureka Springs is filled with much more than just beautiful preserved Victorian buildings, though. These quaint streets are also packed with more than 100 unique shops and art galleries to explore – truly a shopper’s paradise! Below, we’ve listed a few of our favorite ways to kick back and enjoy a day in beautiful and historic downtown Eureka Springs.
In a city filled with so much history and beautiful architecture, it probably comes as no surprise that one of our favorite things to do in downtown Eureka Springs is to take an Underground Walking Tour or Historic Tram Tour.
Shop until you drop! It’s one of the best things to do in downtown Eureka Springs. There are hundreds of fantastic shops, including popular favorites like Soap Stop & Body Shop, Iris at the Basin Park, Just Between Friends, Gourmet Eureka, Small World, and so much more.
Downtown Eureka Springs is also a haven for art lovers. There are more than 400 working artists in the town and plenty of magnificent art galleries. Eureka Springs has been named one of America’s Top Small Art Towns – talk about a great place to pick up a new piece for your collection!
If you’re looking for a place to relax, our favorite place to take a break is Basin Spring Park. The park is the site of an ancient healing spring once used by Native Americans and early settlers to the area.
Enjoy some tasty treats in downtown Eureka Springs! Not only are there great restaurants here, but there are fun shops to grab a snack or treat, including Two Dumb Danes Fudge Factory, Silly Chile, Fresh Harvest Tasting Room, and more.
Attend one of the many wonderful events in downtown Eureka Springs – this fall is no exception to great fun in the Ozarks!
Thorncrown chapel is one of the top attractions in downtown Eureka Springs
MORE THINGS TO DO IN EUREKA SPRINGS
If the beautiful streets of downtown Eureka Springs aren’t enough to keep you enthralled during your time at one of our Eureka Springs Bed and Breakfasts, then the vibrant beauty of the Ozark Mountains in the fall will be.
We know New England, with popular destinations like Vermont and New Hampshire, has a stellar reputation for fall foliage. New England isn’t the only great place worth visiting this fall. There’s something extraordinary about underrated destinations that are still just as magnificent in the fall – and downtown Eureka Springs is one you should add to your list.
There are so many things to do in Eureka Springs. We’ve listed a few of our favorite ways to enjoy this quirky yet beautiful town below – including some of our favorite places to enjoy the vibrant beauty of fall foliage in Eureka Springs!
1.Get inspired at Thorncrown Chapel. With 6,000 square feet of glass and 425 windows, this breathtaking work of art is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful things to do in Eureka Springs.
2.Visit the Blue Spring Heritage Center and learn more about the legendary healing springs of downtown Eureka Springs.
3.Visit the big cats and animals at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.
4.Visit the strange gardens at the unique Quigley’s Castle.
5.Head underground at Cosmic Cavern, the largest cave of its type in Arkansas.
6.Head to Lake Leatherwood City Park for a paddle, hike, or bike ride.
7.Take a hike at Hawksbill Crag. It offers some great overlooks of the Ozark Mountains. Other great hikes include those at Dogwood Canyon, which stretches across the Missouri-Arkansas border and offers exceptional views of the Ozark Mountains.
8.Enjoy a hike or float on the Buffalo Natural River. It’s great during the summer but simply spectacular in fall.
9.Take a scenic drive through the winding mountain roads of the Ozarks. Two great drives include the Scenic 7 Byway and the Pig Trail Scenic Byway.
10.Skim through the treetops with Ozark Mountain Ziplines, and enjoy an up-close birdseye view of the fall foliage.
11.Take a haunted ghost tour at the famous Crescent Hotel, which is known as America’s most haunted hotel! Talk about unique things to do in Eureka Springs!
12.Enjoy beautiful fall scenery from the water aboard the Belle of the Ozarks.
While visiting downtown Eureka Springs and enjoying all of these marvelous things to do in Eureka Springs this fall, don’t miss the opportunity to stay at the best Eureka Springs Bed and Breakfasts. The fall getaway of your dreams is just around the corner!
Heartstone Inn & Cottages
The Heartstone Inn B&B has 11 contemporary, comfortable, and thoughtfully designed rooms, suites, or cottages located on the Historic Loop of Eureka Springs, Arkansas in the Ozark Mountains. Although close to downtown, the Inn is quiet and calming with multiple decks overlooking gardens that inspire nature and bird watching.
Start your day with an extraordinary full breakfast served at your private table. Innkeepers Rick & Cheri Rojek are celebrating their 20th year owning the Heartstone Inn. Gentle hospitality awaits with helpful suggestions and personal service.
Beautifully appointed accommodations include the finest luxury amenities offered in the lodging industry. All rooms, spacious suites, and two cottages are dressed with fine linens, have a well-lit, comfortable sitting area, and offer privacy and solitude.
Walk to shops and restaurants, drive to nearby wineries, or simply relax on the veranda with a glass of wine. The trolley also comes right by. Famous for our world-class art, architecture, crafts, shopping, dining, attractions, rich heritage, and colorful history, make this the perfect destination for your next vacation.
We’ve got you covered on your trip to the Heartstone Inn! Get out your phones and take fun Facebook check-ins, Snapchat videos and Instagram photos. In a year, that can be something to look back on and remember the fun times and think about visiting us again!
1. Walk the Historic Loop, Our favorite part of Eureka Springs. There are hills, and old sidewalks, but the beauty of the architecture, the fanciful gardens, and the endless rock retaining walls will charm you and make you smile in our quirky little town. Look everywhere, there are unexpected surprises.
2. You’ve got to walk the crooked streets and sidewalks downtown to enjoy our unique locally owned art galleries and shops. No mall stores here! Shops & Galleries
3. A visit to GotaHold Brewery and Just Bee Coffee will let you relax and enjoy the outdoors we all appreciate here in Eureka Springs. Visit with the owner and master brewer, they have indoor and outdoor seating and live music regularly. Something for everyone! https://gotahold.beer/
4. There are two Food trucks within walking distance of the Heartstone Inn, and their creative juices will get yours going! Authentic Mexican @ Carmen’s Tacos will leave you wanting to try all of their offerings. The sandwiches @ Outer Limits, not to mention the French fries 10 different ways (Parmesan Truffle Fries anyone?), or the special of the week, we can’t get enough!
Carmen’s Food Truck
Outer Limits Food Truck
5. Beaver Lake – Go for the day, go for the sunset, go for the fishing, go for the sun! Drive over the dam, visit the overlook, visit the White River that flows from it. A beautiful spot!
6. The Springs. There are upwards of 60 natural springs within Eureka Springs’ city limits, many tucked away in small caves, nooks, and crannies. As our name suggests, springs have played a large part in the history of Eureka Springs. Blue Springs is one of our largest and a tranquil place to visit. Blue Spring Heritage Center
The state of Arkansas has lifted its restriction on out-of-state recreational travel for “non-hotspot states,” and we are reopening May 8th, 2020.
We have had to make some changes to the way we operate due to the Covid-19 situation. While we have always gone above and beyond the industry standards for cleaning, we are paying extra attention to the small details. We are removing excess decorative accents such as throw pillows, bed scarves and magazines. We now offer Breakfast-to-Go as a replacement option if you feel uncomfortable eating in our common dining room area. Weather permitting, outdoor seating will be available and if you prefer no breakfast, we are offering you a discount.
-We still don’t allow guests or staff on site who have any symptoms of fever and cough or who have been overseas recently along with New York, New Orleans, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
-Self check-in is always available for guests to get to accommodations while also social distancing.
-While preparing and serving breakfast we are following CDC guidelines and will be wearing masks and gloves.
-We will not be providing daily housekeeping, but rest assured we will still provide you with our many amenities.
-We provided ample hand washing and anti-bacterial facilities for all guests.
-We conduct a verbal briefing for all guests reminding them to be mindful about placing hands near mouths, hygiene practices & courtesy for other guests.
-We continue to practice social distancing and therefor will not shake hands.
-We always allow guests to reschedule without losing money should the situation change.
Our top priority is always our guests – your health, safety, peace-of-mind, and comfort are at the forefront of our minds. We’d like to thank you for trusting us with your travel plans, both past and future.