Step Back into the Past in Eureka Springs Historic District

Historic Basin Park in downtown Eureka Springs Historic District

Visit Historic Eureka Springs

When visiting Eureka Springs Historic District, it’s hard to ignore the charming history of the town. Beautiful Victorian architecture dots the landscape, and the entire downtown is on the National Register of Historic Places. This small Arkansas town owes its early prosperity to the underground hot springs rumored to have healing powers. Although the indigenous Osage Nation already knew about the springs’ for decades, it wasn’t until the mid 19th century that the word started to spread. This was when a local doctor declared, “eureka!” after using the spring water to heal his son. Ever since that moment, Eureka Springs has become a tourist destination for those looking to remedy their ailments at the mystical hot springs.

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5 Eureka Springs Fall Activities to Celebrate the Season

Fall foliage in the Ozark Mountains

Celebrate Fall in Eureka Springs

Every year the lush green of the Ozark Mountains transforms into a sea of crimson, gold, and orange. This stunning fall foliage display in Arkansas is truly something special, and we invite you to experience it in Eureka Springs. The beautiful foliage is just the beginning of Eureka Springs fall activities; there are many ways to celebrate the season here. And our cozy cabins at Can-U-Canoe are an ideal setting for your fall getaway. Enjoy fabulous views of fall foliage from your private deck as you sip on warm apple cider and see for yourself why fall in Eureka Springs is so spectacular.

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Explore the Captivating Caves and Caverns near Eureka Springs

One of the many caves in Arkansas

Caves Near Eureka Springs

Nestled in the heart of the Ozarks, Eureka Springs is an idyllic hotspot that has drawn in tourists for decades. From the historic downtown to exciting fishing, kayaking, and hiking adventures, we have it all. Eureka Springs is also centrally located next to some of the best caves in Arkansas. These captivating caves near Eureka Springs will bring you back for a visit year after year. After a day of underground exploration, return to your private cabin with Can-U-Canoe. Then, relax in the hot tub as you overlook panoramic views of the White River. So, start planning your Arkansas vacation today and visit the exciting caves near Eureka Springs.

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Plan Your Dream Wedding in Eureka Springs

Table setting for a wedding reception

Eureka Springs Weddings

This past year has seriously impacted our ability to gather for large events like weddings. But, with things finally starting to return to normal, it’s once again realistic to begin planning for your big day. Get married in beautiful Eureka Springs at the Riverview Wedding Chapel. This unique location offers panoramic views of the Ozarks and White River. The wooded surroundings are the perfect place to snap pictures before you say, “I do.” After your wedding, stay in our private and romantic cabins at Can-U-Canoe. So start planning your Eureka Springs wedding with us today!

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Plan a Picnic in the Park near Eureka Springs

A family enjoying a picnic in Eureka Springs

Picnic in Eureka Springs

Choosing where to go on a picnic should be a walk in the park, literally. However, when visiting a new place, it can be difficult to choose the right spot. That’s why I have compiled a list of three spots for a picnic in the park near Eureka Springs. Located in the beautiful Ozarks, Eureka Springs, Arkansas, is a perfect getaway. Eureka Springs has multiple parks for different picnic-esque settings. For a picnic in downtown Eureka surrounded by history, check out Basin Spring Park. For picnics surrounded by nature, Black Bass Lake and Lake Leatherwood are excellent options. All of these locations have attractions to check out nearby if you want to make your picnic an all-day adventure!

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Things to Do in Eureka Springs to Shake off Winter

The Flatiron Building in downtown Eureka Springs Arkansas

Things to Do in Eureka Springs

Although winter is reasonably mild in the Arkansas Ozarks, many of us are yearning for longer, warmer days filled with sunshine and smiles. Now that we’re on the home stretch, it will only be a matter of weeks—or possibly days before spring is in full swing, lending itself to blossoming flowers and a bevy of outdoor activities. To prepare for the changing season, the staff at Can-U-Canoe, just outside of Eureka Springs, has been busy taking reservations and ensuring everything is in order. There will be plenty of things to do in Eureka Springs to kick off the warmer months, and Can-U-Canoe is here to point you in the right direction and make sure you make the most of your Arkansas spring break. It’s not always easy to decide the best way to shake off winter, but the Arkansas Ozarks is just the place to do it!

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3 Unique Places to Eat in Eureka Springs

People dining al fresco

3 Unique Places to Eat in Eureka Springs

The foundation for any proper vacation is discovering a new place and doing something new. Many travelers will say the most effective way to immerse yourself in your chosen destination is to indulge in the local flavors and entrees. Trying your favorite dish at a new eatery is considered a merit badge for many culinary enthusiasts, and there are plenty of excellent places to eat in Eureka Springs! As many restaurants continue to make tough decisions about how they will operate, you may find yourself wondering which establishments offer indoor seating, takeout, or both. Thankfully, takeout is usually an option, and with summer just around the bend, many Eureka Springs restaurants will have outdoor dining available if you would rather not go inside to eat. To help you wade through the many places to eat in Eureka Springs, we at Can-U-Canoe have devised a shortlist of three must-try restaurants that promise to deliver a unique and memorable experience.

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Romantic Getaway in Arkansas

A Romantic Getaway in Arkansas' Ozarks

A Romantic Getaway in Arkansas’ Ozarks

By now, most people around the country are well into winter. The days are shorter, and the temperatures are still dropping, making us yearn for the bright sunny days of spring. However, one silver lining brought on by the coldest part of the year is how we tend to cuddle up and spend more time with our special someone. It’s no wonder that February is the perfect month to celebrate love! Soon enough, the birds will start chirping, and the flowers will bloom, but in the meantime, Can-U-Canoe invites you to experience a romantic getaway in Arkansas. 

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Arkansas Winter Vacation

A tree in the Arkansas winter

An Arkansas Winter Vacation in Eureka Springs

One of the most endearing qualities of Eureka Springs is that it remains a viable vacation spot throughout the entire year. As the temperatures wane, so do the number of tourists, making an Arkansas winter vacation a highly enticing prospect—especially after a hectic summer! So, even if you need to bundle up a little, there’s no reason you can’t enjoy the Arkansas Ozarks this winter. After all, it doesn’t get too cold. What’s more, Can-U-Canoe, just north of Eureka Springs, has an impressive assortment of Ozark mountain cabins on the White River in one of the most beautiful parts of the south-central United States. Some people may be wondering what things to do in Eureka Springs this winter, but fret not. We put together a quick guide to give you a few ideas on how to spend your Arkansas winter vacation. 

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An Arkansas Vacation: The Perfect Fall Getaway

Arkansas Fall Foilage

Eureka Springs Fall Getaway

As the temperatures dip and the humidity wanes in the Arkansas Ozarks, so do the number of visitors, creating the perfect environment for those wishing to avert large gatherings. Although we love summer, autumn is an excellent time for an Arkansas vacation. A perpetual breeze circulating throughout the forested highlands brings about a bevy of outdoor activities that are seemingly more enjoyable in cooler weather. Vast green spaces, once filled with numerous patrons, are now yours for the taking. Another considerable attribute of a fall getaway to our neck of the woods is the vibrant spectrum of crimson, amber, and gold showcased by the surrounding hardwoods as they morph the local landscape into a whimsical autumn paradise. The most apparent result of this yearly transformation is a new perspective that lends itself to captivating day trips, sightseeing, photography, and other things to do in Eureka Springs.

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