Top Ten Attractions in Branson
Branson, Missouri is one of America’s favorite vacation destinations, and gives new meaning to the phrase: families who play together, stay together.
With world-class entertainment for all ages, thrilling attractions around every corner, and genuine Ozarks hospitality that makes you feel right at home, create special memories for your family and friends to cherish for a lifetime — it’s all smiles in Branson. And with so much to see and do, there’s no wonder why families keep coming back year after year. Here are Ten Top Attractions to see in Branson.
1. SILVER DOLLAR CITY
Silver Dollar City, one of America’s great theme parks, is an 1880’s themed experience, putting the words “family” and “fun” at the heart of everything they do. Experience Time Travel, the only rollercoaster of its kind, that goes speeds up to 50 mph while you make a 10-story, 90-degree vertical drop; or be amazed by the craftsmen and artisan demonstrations right before your very eyes. Fill your belly with good Ozark Mountain cookin’ from one of many tasty restaurants and booths; or become a volunteer at Fireman’s Landing. Whatever you find yourself doing, you’ll be glad you visited Silver Dollar City.
2. TITANIC MUSEUM
The Titanic Museum Attraction is much more than a museum—it’s an unforgettable experience. Step inside the ship to climb the grand staircase, meet the crew, and become a passenger of the Titanic on her maiden voyage. Make your way through the Titanic and interact with the artifacts and displays, hear the stories and sounds of the musicians who played aboard this mighty vessel, and experience history right before your eyes. Step outside the ship’s walls and feel the 28 degree waters and take your picture with a real growing iceberg!
3. THE TRACK FAMILY FUN PARKS
Burn out, putt, soar, and play at the Track Family Fun Parks in Branson. With three different locations around Highway 76, three different high-rise tracks (including The Wild Woody, The Lumberjack, and Heavy Metal High Rise), bumper boats, mini golf, laser tag, the Sky Coaster, the iconic Navy Pier Ferris Wheel, and so much more, the Tracks are a top destination for families and groups of all sizes. Go ahead. Let loose a little bit, take a spin on the go karts and let the good times roll at the Track Family Fun Parks.
4. PROMISED LAND ZOO
When was the last time you visited the zoo? With each admission to the Promised Land Zoo, guests can enjoy live animal shows, a foot safari, Parakeet Paradise, and even bottle feeding baby animals. The Zoo is focused on providing safe conditions for the animals, an entertaining experience for guests, but also a time of educating visitors on the importance of taking care of the animals in the world around us. Stop by the Promised Land Zoo and visit our furry friends up close, an experience in Branson like no other.
5. BRANSON ZIP LINE AND CANOPY TOURS
Zip through the treetops of Wolfe Mountain at the Branson Zipline and Canopy Tours! Learn about the local wildlife and the Ozarks region on a photo safari, or choose from several different zip line tour options, all varying in length and time. But don’t forget to try out the Free Fall Xpress, a 100ft. vertical freefall experience that will leave you breathless! If you’re looking for adventure, nature, and extreme thrills, the Branson Zipline and Canopy Tours is one attraction you’re looking for.
6. COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS
College of the Ozarks, founded as School of the Ozarks in 1906, is not your ordinary college. Students work at a campus job and graduate without ever spending a dime on tuition, earning a debt-free education. Enjoy a classic meal at the Keeter Center, the College’s 4-star restaurant and hotel, or tour the dairy and Edwards Mill. Walk through the Williams Memorial Chapel, visit the Ralph Foster Museum, gaze upon the Ozarks landscape from “The Point,” the scenic overlook, or taste the world-famous treats from the Fruitcake and Jelly kitchen on campus. With everything there is to see here, you’ll be glad you visited College of the Ozarks.
7. DOLLY PARTON’S STAMPEDE
Grab your cowboy hat and prepare for a fun family dinner, a great show, and boot stompin’ entertainment only to be found at Dolly Parton’s Stampede in Branson. Watch a fun-filled feud between the North and the South through various competitions; be mesmerized by incredible horse stunts, special effects, and much, much more. After the show, guests can meet the horses in their stables. Visit Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction, and experience this unique, family-friendly destination.
8. SHOWBOAT BRANSON BELLE
Step aboard the Showboat Branson Belle, the majestic riverboat on Table Rock Lake. On this 2-hour cruise, guests will receive a full 3-course meal prepared fresh in the galley, and an unforgettable experience of “Celebrate,” featuring mind-boggling magic, side-splitting comedy, and music to entertain the whole family. New for 2017, “Country on the Lake” features rising country stars backed by a live band performing #1 hits from yesterday’s classic rock to today’s country favorites. Experience the beautiful Table Rock Lake in that “grand old showboatin’ fashion” aboard the Showboat Branson Belle.
9. TABLE ROCK LAKE
With 800 miles of shoreline, Table Rock Lake has everything you’re looking for to enjoy a perfect day out on the water. Spend the day relaxing in the sand of Moonshine Beach, boating, fishing, or enjoying the many lake adventures and activities that take place every day at the Table Rock State Park Marina. Drop your anchor in a cove and go for a swim, or skim across the surface on a tube or wakeboard. Table Rock Lake is without a doubt Missouri’s premier lake for beauty, water activities, and family fun.
10. FRITZ’S ADVENTURE
This multi-dimensional family attraction brings all the thrills and challenges of outdoor adventure indoors. Fritz’s Adventure will amaze you with its three story, 80,00 square feet of challenges and adventure. Families can explore the hands-on climbing, tunneling, sliding, swinging, and zip-lining thrills. Also featuring daunting utility poles to climb, bridges suspended stories above, massive ropes course, impressive parkour area, towering rock climbing and giant boulders, urban brick buildings for scaling, tunnels and tubes to burrow in, a life-size water tower with multiple slides, and an airplane to explore in; while in a strategically engineered and safe environment. Fritz’s Areodium allows visitors to enjoy the thrill of skydiving within the safe vertical, outdoor wind tunnel. With trained professionals in place, Fritz’s Adventure views safety as their top priority when experiencing the Aerodium Outdoor Flying Adventure controlled environment.With a restaurant that offers healthy menu choices, you and your family can spend the whole day together exploring each level of adventure!