Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, Ozark Mountain Ziplines, Cosmic Cavern and Eureka Springs Historical District Tours are a few fun family activities in and near Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Cafe Amore, Local Flavor Cafe, Ermilio's Italian Home Cooking, Grandma's Beans and Cornbread and Ice Cream Delights are among the city's family-friendly restaurants.
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is a haven for rescued animals from Arkansas, Missouri, Texas, Oklahoma and other states. Big cats, cougars and grizzly bears are among the animals that the refuge has provided a home for. Visitors can purchase tickets to visit the animals, and the refuge also has a gift shop, lodges and RV sites.
Ozark Mountain Ziplines provides ziplining adventures through the hardwood forest canopy of the Ozark forests. Tours include 10 zip lines that are between 120 to 1800 feet long. Eureka Springs Historical District Tours provides open-air tram tours with an accompanying tour guide. The city of Eureka Springs operates the tours, and tourists need to make reservations before joining the tours.
Cosmic Cavern is located in nearby Berryville, Arkansas, and offers tours and other activities. The Wild Cave Tour is a trip into the lesser known parts of the cavern. The gift shop and gem panning sessions offer additional fun.