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Eureka Springs Downtown Underground Tour

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Address: Basin Spring Park, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Phone Number: 479-244-5074
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Go Behind the Scenes to Discover the Untold or Rarely spokenStories of...

Go Behind the Scenes to Discover the Untold or Rarely spokenStories of Downtown & Underground Eureka Springs.The Behind the Scenes walking adventure offers visitors a unique 75 minute opportunity to enjoy stories of Eureka Springs' Wild West Period, its renewal as an artist community and to explore the mysteries of a underground city. Explore the Downtown in Eureka Springs in a new and exciting way. The history and the colorful characters who have made Eureka Springs their home throughout the ages come alive through interactive storytelling.You can stand in the spot that Carry Nation gave her last speech, where one of the Doolin-Dalton Gang was caught by US Marshalls, and indian maidens were healed in the springs. We view caves where Eureka Springs water was collected or civil war soldiers from both sides were brought to heal.We visit sites that are untouchable to the ordinary visitor including behind the scenes and on the stage of the City auditorium where the likes of Willie Nelson, BB King and Ray Charles performed.Then take a brave step into the unexplained underground buildings that lie under the streets and try to figure out the mystery for yourself! Go under the city where Bill Doolin of the Dalton gang was captured in the Underground City of Eureka SpringsThe tour is mildly adventurous - good for the whole family. Wear good walking shoes as you travel up and down through history exploring all the landscape has to offer. This is your chance to see Eureka Springs in a way that even local residents haven't seen! Unlock the past through an exciting adventure! Tickets:Adults: $12Kids: Free with paid AdultTickets are available half hour before the tour starts in Basin Spring Park at the kiosk or at the the Basin Park Hotel.

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Cool tour

Pretty cool tour of the underground. Ralph was my tour guide and he did a great job with his stories. Definitely would recommend going on this tour.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
ErikaScheibe
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pretty cool tour of the underground. Ralph was my tour guide and he did a great job with his stories. Definitely would recommend going on this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was an interesting look at the history of Eureka Springs. Our tour guide, Ralph, was interesting, and it was clear he really cared about the preservation of the historical sites.

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Cedartown, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do experience for all. I never knew that there was so much history under the buildings of Eureka Springs. Seeing the 1800 storefronts and the tunnels were amazing.

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Springdale, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All we can say is WOW! We had no idea of the history of Eureka Springs. Not just general history, but everything from trap-doors to hidden tunnels... or the fact that every first story of those buildings downtown is actually... well you need to go on the tour! Go with Ralph! Great man with so much info and a huge... More 

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Coweta, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This tour was very informative and educational. It involved a great deal of walking and climbing steps, which was a plus for us. We enjoyed the opportunity to get our exercise and explore the city at the same time. Wear sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, and bring a water bottle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

This tour was very educational and interesting. It involved a ton of walking and climbing steps, which was a plus for us.

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Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We did the tour on the Saturday before Memorial Day, and while the tour was great, there were a lot of people. Due to this, the tour guides had to cut the tour short because we were over time. They did offer for anyone interested to finish the tour with them and we would have, but we had dinner reservations... More 

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Cassville, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

I love Eureka Springs. There's so much to do. We can spend all day walking, shopping, having a blast. We like to go to the festivals and parades. We go there to hang out listen to people play music. It's like a vacation in some ways. You just get into the spirit and enjoy every little thing.

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

I was awed at the old town. I was on one street and looked between a building and it was two flights down to the next street. The surprising thing is, there are shops on the way down. If you are looking for the one of a kind, clothing, art, food and shopping i would compare this to a Bisbee,... More 

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Tulsa, OK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

The tour guide was really awesome, he had a lot of knowledge about Eureka Springs' past and was happy to share. We got to go underground which was cool and the stories were awesome to hear. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone going to Eureka Springs. Even if you're not a huge history fan, the tour is still... More 

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