Beaver Lake and White River Vacations in the Ozark Mountains near Eureka Springs, Arkansas
We welcome you to the extraordinary natural surroundings found just a few scenic miles west of historic Eureka Springs, Arkansas, in the heart of the Ozark Mountains. Here you can enjoy fresh country air, incredible wooded views, and spectacular, clear-water vistas of Beaver Lake and the White River. You will be able to find the perfect spot for a weekend getaway, an extended visit, family fun, a wedding, or even a business retreat. Our excellent variety of lodging choices include luxury resorts, log cabins, motels by the lake, private retreats, and campgrounds nestled in the woods or with outstanding water views. We have large-group facilities to meet the needs of extended families,weddings, group celebrations and corporate meetings.
Outdoor adventures abound in Eureka Springs West! Float the White Rivera canoe; try kayaking; enjoy a guided fishing trip or strike out on your own; ride a horse through the woods or take a carriage ride; follow our hiking trails; view a bat up close in a cave; let the kids pan for gems; do some birding (we have special eagle-viewing cruises); take a narrated lake cruise; learn to scuba dive; rent a pontoon or wave runner; visit a large, natural spring that was a home to Indians 7,500 years ago; tour one of the largest big cat refuges in the country; and have a great time at Arkansas’ oldest family music theater!
You can also visit a working pottery, attend an outdoor classical opera, be awed by the award-winning architecture of our “glass chapel”, shop for good antiques, practice your photography, take a driving tour, or relax with a massage. You can zip into historic Eureka Springs to visit art galleries; have fun at our many parades (roughly 20 each year); enjoy Victorian architecture while taking a narrated tram tour; and attend the Great Passion Play. Eureka Springs also has an active live-music scene ranging from country to bluegrass to blues, jazz and more. There is a tremendous variety of local festivals and special events, and don’t forget that we are also just a short drive away from the renowned Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, Arkansas, displaying some of the best American art in the country.
No matter how you spend your days, you can always count on relaxing nights in the quiet room,camping spot, or cabin of your choice. Our gorgeous sunsets and peaceful moonlit evenings will be inspiring! Whether you rest near the state’s prettiest lake, our beautiful river, or in the ever-changing woods, you will find lodging with excellent amenities. So let our friendly hosts pamper you as your pace slows and you enjoy nature‘s beauty and serenity.
Family fun? Check! Romantic settings for honeymoons, anniversaries and renewal of love? Check! An experience you can’t find in the city? Check! A memory-making vacation? CHECK! Quiet woods, enchanting hills and pristine water create a nature-lover’s paradise any season of the year. We proudly offer the magic and beauty of this special setting for an outstanding vacation in the Ozarks. Yes, you will discover nature’s best in Eureka Springs West - ideal for a weekend getaway, but with enough activities to keep you busy for a week! Eureka Springs West is where adventure, family fun, and romance can become your favorite memories.