5 Adrenaline Pumping Adventures in Branson

Branson is home to the best live shows and outdoor activities in the Midwest, but did you know it’s also a favorite spot among thrill-seekers and daredevils?

From spine-tingling free falls to a rollercoaster that will keep heads spinning, real adventure begins in Branson. For a grab-life-by-the-horns-and-yell “yee-haw!” experience during a Branson vacation, this itinerary goes from zero to 60.

SILVER DOLLAR CITY'S TIME TRAVELER

Time Traveler ride at Silver Dollar City.
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Mid-spin with the roller coaster going upside down on a sunny day with a blue sky back drop.

Silver Dollar City’s largest attractions ever, Time Travel begins with a ten-story, 90-degree drop launch and jumps from zero to 47 miles per hour in just three seconds. While traveling through the dive loop, vertical loop and zero-gravity roll, riders spin right-side up and upside down. This thrilling coaster will be a favorite for any adrenaline seeker!

EJECTION SEAT AT BRANSON FRONTIER ADVENTURES

Located on the Hwy 76, a human slingshot known as the Ejection Seat launches riders 175 feet into the air, bouncing all around and upside down until gravity finally regains control. The initial blastoff creates uncontrollable pounding in the heart, a surprise most riders can never prepare for.

FREE FALL XPRESS AT WOLFE MOUNTAIN

Head to Blue Streak Fast Line & Free Fall Xpress for a full-throttle zip line that boasts an epic ending. Traverse the winding roads of Wolfe Mountain aboard a Swiss Army vehicle, zip across beautiful Ozark country high above the forest floor and end with a jaw-dropping free fall atop Everest, a 100-foot tall platform. Safety is the name of the game when it comes to this attraction, so just take a deep breath and step off the plank.

PARASAIL ON TABLE ROCK LAKE


It’s been a favorite activity among seafaring enthusiasts for nearly 20 years. With the boat’s nifty launching and landing platform, visitors don’t have to get wet to enjoy the view. Join American Parasail on a voyage across Table Rock Lake, soaring 250 feet into the air and dangling from a parachute while watching the postcard-perfect Ozarks all-around.

KAPAU PLUMMET AT WHITE WATER


It’s the kind of liquid adrenaline rush only in Branson! LA Times, NBC and the “Today Show” all agree and voted KaPau Plummet a must-ride water slide when it opened in 2014. This extreme adventure begins 40 feet above the ground inside a mammoth, 245-foot waterslide. Just as doubt begins to set in — the floor drops — down an exhilarating, 26-feet-per-second free fall until the final splash landing.


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