Eureka Springs Ark.

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Eureka Springs Ark.

Postby sweetlou » Wed Jul 25, 2007 4:43 am

We just took a quick ride down to Eureka Springs Ark. Left Saturday back Sunday. Talk about some serious hills and curves they are everwhere there. We did almost a full tank of gas going down there having to much fun. The fall when the leaves start turning would be a great time to go down there. I highly suggest it.

Turn your navigational system to like 1/4 mile or less and the screen looks like a plate of spaghetti with all the curvy roads.

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Postby Minidave » Wed Jul 25, 2007 8:16 am

Beaver Lake is one of my favorites, the water is so clear and clean, and it's never busy. We went there last year for my birthday, we even found a nice little motel (The Roadrunner Inn) that accepts dogs (the owner usually has five of his own wandering around the property) and the drive to Eureka springs from there is so much fun. Great area, I highly recommend it, but I'd suggest going for more than the weekend if you can, and watch out for the motorcycles, they find it the best area to ride as well.
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Postby dimini » Sun Oct 28, 2007 3:20 pm

We should consider Eureka Springs as a possible overnight MINI gathering/run. I just talked to the owner of The Roadrunner Inn, and he would love to host us! Think about it, a laid-back old style road inn with a great restaurant 3 miles up the road (Horizon Restaurant) on the way to charming old Eureka Springs... and lets not forget the curvy, rollercoaster roads in that area.
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Postby ragtopday Johnna » Mon Oct 29, 2007 9:06 am

dimini wrote:We should consider Eureka Springs as a possible overnight MINI gathering/run. I just talked to the owner of The Roadrunner Inn, and he would love to host us! Think about it, a laid-back old style road inn with a great restaurant 3 miles up the road (Horizon Restaurant) on the way to charming old Eureka Springs... and lets not forget the curvy, rollercoaster roads in that area.


It would be fun to do this in the Fall and get together with AMOK and NWA (AR MINI clubs) for lots of motoring goodness!
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Postby matti the mini » Tue Oct 30, 2007 5:40 pm

Was down there this weekend - work related - but took Matti - Was on Hwy 62 for a little - fun - but too many slow mini vans in front of me :(

Very nice - not quite as fun as the Dragon, but 7 hours closer!!!

I'd be interested in a MINI weekend down there as well - as long as I'm around for it ;)

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Re: Eureka Springs Ark.

Postby IowaM1N1 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:29 pm

Digging up an old post...but can't help myself.

Judy and I passed thru Eureka Springs traveling between Fayetteville AR and Big Cedar Lodge south of Branson this past Sundya.

We were amazed, stunned, and shocked (yes, all 3!) at this town! What a great little find!

I've heard people talk about the geography of the area, but it never really sunk in. This place is amazing.

We do need to make a MINI club run there some weekend, and we definitely have MITO on our radar for this fall.
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Re: Eureka Springs Ark.

Postby BLUGOOSE » Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:21 pm

There is a Minis in The Ozarks function the weekend of Oct25-28 in Eureka Spgs Ark.Registration is open after April 2.Went last year and had a great time. You can register at Ozarkmini.com. :cheers:
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Re: Eureka Springs Ark.

Postby ragtopday Johnna » Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:07 pm

There's also a May gathering in Branson organized by HPMS, wondering if it will include drives on some of those fun roads! I believe the host hotel is Chateau on the Lake? Anyone heard anything from Jonathan or anyone else on the details? Seems like it's coming up quick!

We had a great time a couple of years ago on the trip through that area, great motoring and mountain biking made for lots of fun.
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Re: Eureka Springs Ark.

Postby davester » Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:43 am

This is the last posting I received from the MOB. We went to South Dakota with them a couple of years ago and had a great time-- well organized. Charlotte and I are going to Branson with them in May.

http://hpmotoring.wordpress.com/2012-trip/
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Re: Eureka Springs Ark.

Postby IowaM1N1 » Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:07 pm

davester wrote:This is the last posting I received from the MOB. We went to South Dakota with them a couple of years ago and had a great time-- well organized. Charlotte and I are going to Branson with them in May.

http://hpmotoring.wordpress.com/2012-trip/


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Re: Eureka Springs Ark.

Postby gasmini03 » Fri Sep 14, 2012 11:32 pm

Anybody from KC area going to Minis In The Ozarks this year? I hear that the leader for the Elk drive is one crazy driver. :)

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Re: Eureka Springs Ark.

Postby BLUGOOSE » Sat Sep 15, 2012 12:32 pm

I know that Davester and I (Blugoose) are going to Minis in the Ozarks on Oct 25-28.Leaving Thursday morning.I went last year and it was a great time.
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Re: Eureka Springs Ark.

Postby mcconned » Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:34 pm

I don't know what free time you will have but if you have a chance, shoot over to Bentonville and tour the Crystal Bridges Art Museum. Although the art is phemonenal, it is worth the trip just to see the building itself.
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