Five Winter Activities in Branson

Step out of the lull of those “Winter Blues.” It’s time to visit Branson for some Hot Winter Fun.

With generally mild weather throughout the winter months, Branson has many activities for you and your family to enjoy. Old, young, or somewhere in the middle, there’s always something exciting and entertaining, no matter what your interests! Here are five ideas to help you build your own winter activities in Branson.

1.) Escape in the Ozarks

Grab a blanket, your favorite pair of cozy socks, and nestle up near a fireplace in a cabin, deep in the Ozark Mountains. Rejuvenate yourself with some much needed rest and relaxation, treating yourself to a day at the spa. Find yourself lost in a good book or a warm cup of coffee or tea at a local coffee shop. Enjoy your evening viewing the natural beauty and breathtaking sunsets across Table Rock Lake while experienceing Top of the Rock.  Maybe a short break from everyday life is all you’re looking for. No matter what it is, you can find your escape here in Branson. 

2.) Explore History & Local Culture

The Ozarks are rich with history and culture. Explore a museum showcasing American history, like the Ralph Foster Museum, or learn about the Ozarks at the Branson Centennial Museum, the Shepherd of the Hills Homestead, or the World's largest Toy Museum— there’s so much to see and do in Branson! Discover the story of the White River and the Table Rock Dam, one of the region’s largest, at the Dewey Short Center, or take an adventure beneath your feet at Talking Rocks Caverns, a local cave system bursting with fascinating formations and colors, showcasing ancient area history.

3.) Angler’s Anonymous

With three pristine, world-class fishing lakes, Branson is your place for a winter fishing trip. Enjoy a casual fishing experience, or join a tournament. With our many lakes, resorts, boat rentals and more, Branson has everything you need to make your fishing experience one of a kind. You might just find yourself planning a winter fishing trip to Branson before you can say, “hook, line, and sinker.”

4.) Enjoy the Show

The stage is set for your show lover’s trip to Branson. Whatever your taste in entertainment: Pop, Country, Rock, Comedy, Illusion (the list could go on), Branson has an impressive line-up of amazing shows just for you! Branson is the place for jaw-dropping family entertainment. For booking and reservations, contact the theater directly or set up tickets through one of our many vacation planning services.

To top it off, the Branson IMAX Entertainment complex boasts a massive projection, 6 stories tall and 83 feet wide, the tallest screen in the Midwest! The all new dual 4K laser projection systems deliver maximum resolution and sharpness, unparallelled brightness. And did we mention the 12 channel sound technology? Grab some popcorn, a drink, and watch the year’s biggest films on the region’s biggest screen, only at Branson’s IMAX Entertainment Complex.

5.) Wineries and Distilieries 

Farm-to-table dining is a well-known phrase in the restaurant world these days, but don’t forget about the “vine-to-wine” experience! Okay, maybe “vine-to-wine” isn’t actually a term people use, but Branson does have numerous wineries and distilleries for you to visit and enjoy, producing specialty wines and spirits from local and regional farms and vineyards. On a cool winter day, stop in at one of our locations and see what Ozark Mountain wine, moonshine, and spirits are all about. Enjoy!

Create your perfect winter getaway today and get inspired to start planning your trip with this video preview of fun winter activities in Branson: