Eureka Springs September 11 - 15, 2018 and return

Discussion in 'Americas' started by gpax, May 20, 2018.

  1. gpax

    gpax 2018 Honda NC750XD

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    Eureka Springs, Arkansas is located in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, Eureka Springs is a hub for the best motorcycle rides in the Natural State. https://www.eurekaspringsmotorcyclerides.com/

    A week before the "Bikes, Blues and BBQ Ride" I am going to use their maps to explore the area. https://bikesbluesandbbq.org/ride-maps/

    Eureka Springs is a city in the Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas. It’s known for the preserved Victorian buildings of its Historic District, such as the Palace Bath House, Basin Park Hotel and Crescent Hotel, all built around the city’s natural springs. In the nearby hills, soaring Thorncrown Chapel is a striking wood and glass church. To the south, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is home to big cats and bears.

    On the way, I explore Jackson, Mississippi and Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas. On the way back, I will stay in Kentucky and go down the length of the Natchez Trace Parkway from Nashville to Natchez. My stopover with be Tupelo, the boyhood home of Elvis.

    This ride will be one for Loretta, my Kawasaki Voyager. Rita (V-Strom 650) will be resting for another trip north to Alaska in 2019.

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  2. oldgrizz

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    Sounds like another great ride

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  5. justrider

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    Plan your trip for being in Eureka springs mid week. Roscos Internet cafe he can give you great tips for riding around the area.

    Hwy 123 is a gem. Magazine mountain is another great ride. The big cat sanctuary at Turpintine creek is also a must see.
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  6. severely

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    Might I suggest the Alpine Lodge; less than $60 per night; liquor store in front. Food options in walking distance. Have a great ride.
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  7. gpax

    gpax 2018 Honda NC750XD

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    I checked. Alpine Lodge is booked up. I booked the Apple Blossom Inn.
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  8. justrider

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    The good thing about Eureka springs is all the hotels are in the 45-65 a night price range. I have stayed at many of the hotels there.
    I have thought about going down this fall
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  9. justrider

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    I found this picture of my Super Tenere at the overlook at Magazine mountain 2016 bike pics.jpeg
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