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Blue Lady Resort
149 Blue Lady Drive
County Road 820
Gamaliel, AR 72537-9712
Phone: 870.467.5115

Popular Daytrips for your stay at Blue Lady Resort


There is no doubt that the Ozarks is a great place to unplug and relax, but after a few days of fishing, swimming, and finally reading that book that you have put off for the last year, you may begin to feel the need to explore. 

Being in the middle of hill country doesn’t mean that you have to go without some of your favorite vacation pastimes. In fact, there are several places within driving distance of the Blue Lady Resort to explore, to shop, to dine, and so much more. 

Only a few minutes from the Blue Lady Resort is the town of Mountain Home. Mountain Home has a little bit of everything. You can catch a movie at the Sun Valley Cinema or the Baxter Cinema. Younger kiddos may enjoy the Bounce Palace with its huge selection of indoor inflatables. There are also plenty of restaurants to choose with a large selection of cuisine from southern Italian at Italian Garden Dining to southern homemade cooking at Olde Tyme Restaurant on the Square. Don’t forget to check all of the little shops and boutiques before you leave town. 

Eureka Springs is a little over a two hour drive from the Blue Lady Resort, and it is more than worth the travel time. Tourists come from all over to walk the streets of the Victorian-like village as it winds through the Ozark Mountain forest. There are shops, shops, and more shops to fill your day. In fact, there are over 100 different shops and galleries to visit. There are also a number of other areas and attractions to visit in Eureka Springs such as the 500-acre wildlife refuge. You can also take a trip on a steam train or take your adventure to the next level with a two hour zip-line tour. Visit their website at to learn more about the town and what you can do while visiting for the day. 

Mountain View is also another well-known place to visit while staying at the Blue Lady Resort. This place is saturated with rich history, live music, and mysterious caves. Some of the top places to visit are the Ozark Folk Center State Park to learn more about folk music and art, the breathtaking Blanchard Springs Caverns, and the many shops and eateries downtown. The best part is it is only a little over an hour drive to get there from the resort. 

Taking a day trip to Branson is a must! This place is packed full of live shows, unique shops, and fun attractions. There is without a doubt something in this town for everyone in your group. You can enjoy a variety of shows such as the Baldknobbers Jamboree Show or take your chance on one of the many road side go cart tracks. You can even spend the day at one of the area’s most popular theme parks, Silver Dollar City which is packed full of shopping, shows, and rides for all ages. Visit for more info and opportunities.

This is just a small sample of places you can go and things you can do on a day trip while staying at the Blue Lady Resort. Check out some of our other articles such as Top Trails Near Blue Lady Resort and Top Tours to Take While Staying at the Blue Lady Resort  to learn about other activities in the surrounding area.