A small town with a big story - 

 

Eureka Springs, Arkansas, USA

 

  • Recognized as one of 12 Distinctive Destinations by the National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Only 2,073 full-time residents but boasts 1 million annual tourists
  • Highest number of artists per capita in the entire USA
  • Over 20 galleries with original art by budding artists, as well as Art by recognized national icons
  • Over 100 restaurants, dining cuisine from American to Mediterranean to Asian and more
  • Over 20 intriguing Bed and Breakfast establishments
  • Almost 50 hotels, including the famed 1886 Crescent Hotel and 5 other Historic properties
  • One of the largest municipal parks in the USA, almost twice as large as New York’s Central Park
  • Thorncrown Chapel, American Institute of Architects Top Designs of the Twentieth Century
  • Watersports/fishing - 20 minutes at Table Rock Lake, Beaver Lake, White River and Kings River
  • Buffalo National River - USA’s first National River -  90 minute drive
  • Turpentine Creek - a 459 acre Wildlife rescue center - one of the most respected facilities in USA
  • The Great Passion Play - America’s #1 attended outdoor drama featuring 4,000 seat theater

 

Queen Anne Estate in Eureka Springs

115 W Van Buren, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632 USA       Tel: (479) 363-6291       queenannemansion@gmail.com

 

 

Within an hour drive to the bustling Northwest Arkansas corridor:

 

  • The University of Arkansas - member of the Southeastern Conference and home of Razorbacks
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Arts - recognized as one of the world’s finest museums
  • Walton Arts Center - a multi-facility cultural center for performing arts
  • The WalMart Amphitheater - top amphitheater in the nation featuring big name artists
  • WalMart World Headquarters - world’s largest retailer
  • Tyson Foods World Headquarters - world’s largest meat producer
  • World Headquarters of JB Hunt Transport Services - a world leader in transport logistics
  • Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport - with direct flights to 15 major American cities

An easy day trip to:

 

  • Branson, Missouri -America’s Live Entertainment Capital, host to almost 8 million visitors per year
  • World Famous Big Cedar Lodge and Top of the Rock by Bass Pro Shop founder Johnny Morris
  • Little Rock, Arkansas - the State Capital
  • The William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum
  • The Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation
  • Arkansas River Trail – more than 15 miles of scenic riverfront with pedestrian and bicycle bridges
  • Heifer International World Headquarters - a non-profit dedicated to ending poverty and hunger
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport - 6 major airlines servicing 334 destinations
  • Corporate headquarters for many national businesses such as Dillard’s, Acxiom and Windstream
  • Other major cities within a days drive or approximately one hour flight:
  •    Chicago, Illinois
  •     Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas
  •     Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  •     Memphis, Tennessee
  •     Kansas City, Springfield and St. Louis, Missouri
  •     Indianapolis, Indiana   

 

 

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Reviving the Art of a Queen