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Top 5 (or 6) Haunts in Eureka Springs

#1 America’s Most Haunted Ghost Tours

The 1886 Crescent Hotel, recently listed on Travelocity’s Top 10 list of Haunted Hotels, is

Spooky ghost tours happen every night at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs.

known as America’s Most Haunted Hotel. Do you like ghost stories? If so, this tour is for you. Guides take you to the reportedly most haunted places of this beautiful building and tell the stories of Michael, Irene, Theadora, and other spirits. The world famous Crescent has been investigated by Sci-Fi Channels Ghost Hunters, featured on NBC’s Today Show, A & E’s Haunted Road Trips, and Biography Channel’s My Ghost Story.

Haunting of the Crescent is thought to be connected to the fact that it was run as a Cancer Hospital by Norman Baker in the 1930’s. Want to learn more? The Crescent Hotel is announcing the newest attraction, Dr. Bakers Midnight Theater coming in November.

#2 Howl-O-Ween
Spend the evening with true night stalkers. Big cats howl in the dark of night at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge’s Howl-O-Ween Spooktacular. Follow the spooky “Trail of Terror” through the haunted fields of the park and enjoy games, food, and old fashioned ghost stories.

#3 Voices from the Silent City Tour
In the 1800’s, a chaotic tent city of 10,000 souls became Eureka Springs. Tour the City’s cemetery illuminated by lantern and encounter live actors in period costumes playing the roles of Eureka’s early citizens as they reminisce about their colorful past.

#4 Intrique Theater
Travel back in time to the age of intrigue. Set during the Victorian era in the historic Eureka Springs Auditorium, an illusionist and a medium will engage you with a series of inexplicable mysteries.

#5 Haunted Hay Ride
An old fashioned hay ride through the woods at night… what is so scary about that? Find out at Bear Mountain Cabins & Riding Stables Haunted Hay Ride.

#6 Mad Hatters Ball
Discover outrageous hats, fantastic costumes, and mad fun at the Mad Hatter’s Ball held in the Crescent Hotel. Food, drink, and dancing raise money to support the Eureka Springs School of the Arts.

For tickets to the Crescent Hotel Ghost Tours visit To see what else is happening this fall in Eureka Springs visit  the Official Calendar of Events for the Greater Eureka Springs Region.


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