How to describe Eureka Springs, Arkansas? “Unique” is the most fitting word that comes to mind! Arkansas.com has this to say:
“Secluded and peaceful with winding mountainside streets, Eureka Springs, Arkansas has a flair like no other town. In fact, the National Trust for Historic Preservation named Eureka Springs as one of its ‘Dozen Distinctive Destinations.’ The streets of this North Arkansas town are lined with extraordinary Victorian homes hugging cliffsides, and its entire central downtown area is on the National Register of Historic Places. Spring Street, one of the main thoroughfares through the center of town, was named one of America’s 10 Best Streets for 2010 by the American Planning Association. In 2014, Eureka Springs was named as having one of America’s Best Main Streets by Travel and Leisure.
Eureka Springs, Arkansas has block after block of one-of-a-kind shops, boutiques, fine art galleries, craft emporiums, spas, museums, parks and restaurants for you to explore. Festivals and events span everything from blues, jazz and opera to car shows to UFOs, antiques and the arts. The Eureka Springs City Auditorium plays host to several top-name entertainers every year. Eureka is also home to several music variety shows. Trolley and romantic carriage rides are a popular way to see the city and great for informal tours. Historic hotels such as the Crescent Hotel, as well as unique bed and breakfast inns and cabins accommodate visitors.”