Pet-Friendly Places for Your Best Friend in Branson

On your next vacation to Branson, be sure to bring your best friend along! You and your dog can say goodbye to the “see you laters” as you explore Branson’s extensive list of pet-friendly hotels, restaurants and activities.

Family gathered around their golden retriever dog.

From pet-friendly hotels and restaurants to pet-focused activities and services, Branson makes the perfect pet-friendly vacation destination for you and your dog. 

Pet-Friendly Hotels

Many hotels and resorts in Branson will be just as excited to greet your pet as they are to welcome you. Below is a small sampling of our many pet-friendly lodging options available:

Hilton Branson Convention Center Hotel

200 E Main St Branson, MO 65616

Stay near the action and a few steps away from Branson Landing at the Hilton Branson Convention Center Hotel in Historic Downtown Branson. Here guests are welcome to bring well-trained dogs of up to 75 pounds to enjoy a few pet amenities and a great vacation for a small fee. 

Woman wearing blue raincoat putting suitcase inside a brown car and looking at a dog.

Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center

415 N State Hwy 265 Branson, MO 65616

Chateau on the Lake welcomes furry friends up to 25 pounds. Prepare for a special check-in treat upon arrival, and thoughtful amenities and services. Here, pet relief stations are easily accessible, crated, well-trained dogs and cats are allowed to stay in guest rooms alone, and scenic walking opportunities abound. 

Lillies Landing Resort & Marina

367 River Lane Branson, MO 65616

Guests are encouraged to bring their dogs along for their stay at Lillies Landing. Expectations for dogs include staying off of resort furniture, being crated when unattended and leashed when outside. Prepare to find a plethora of things to do for all at the resort and marina. 

For a more extensive list of pet-friendly hotels, please click here.

Pet-Friendly Restaurants

One of the best parts of a vacation is the food you get to eat! By providing you with outdoor seating areas, the following locations encourage you to bring your pet along and get a taste of Branson: 

Billy Bob’s Dairy Land

1901 W 76 Country Blvd Branson, MO 65616

Billy Bob's Dairy Land is a Branson staple that serves all-American hamburgers, fries and milkshakes. Billy Bob's welcomes dogs of all sizes to sit out on the front patio with their people. 

Family in summer outfits eating at an outdoor picnic table with their dog.

Danna’s BBQ & Burger Shop

963 Hwy 165 Branson, MO 65616

At Danna's BBQ & Burger Shop, your group can sit it at the outside picnic table and enjoy mouth-watering barbecue dishes and burger plates. Your dog will love the table scraps from Danna's! 

Sugar Leaf Bakery, Café and Espresso 

2800 W 76 Country Blvd Ste 211 Branson, MO 65616

Dog owners with a sweet tooth will enjoy Branson's Sugar Leaf Bakery, Café & Espresso. This pet-friendly café offers sandwiches, soups, cakes, pies, coffee creations and more. Enjoy your food from their pet-friendly outdoor seating area. 

Does your dog deserve a special treat too? We've got you covered. Drive through one of these locations for a "pup cup":

Starbucks - 201 East Main St. Branson, MO 65616

Culver’s - 309 Missouri State Hwy 248 Branson, MO 65616

Dairy Queen - 2620 West 76 Country Blvd. Branson, MO 65616

Click here to view more pet-friendly restaurants in Branson.

Pet-Friendly Activities 


When it comes to unforgettable attractions, Branson has something to offer for all, even your furry friend!

Branson Landing

Family of five walking dog at outdoor shopping center in Branson.

100 Branson Landing Blvd Branson, MO 65616

Branson Landing is an outdoor shopping, dining and activity attraction for you and your pet. Branson Landing is found on the banks of Lake Taneycomo and offers a great walking area and beautiful views. While here, stop by Don’t 4 Get About Me, a unique store offering treats, chews, squeaker, leashes and more. 

If your furry friend is not sensitive to loud music or bright lights, Branson Landing's fountain show provides an exhilarating spectacle of lights, water and music at the top of every hour.

Buster’s Old Time Photos

Two small dogs wearing costumes getting a vintage style photo taken at a store in Branson.

211 Branson Landing Blvd Branson, MO 65616

Also located at Branson Landing, Buster's Old Time Photos encourages you and your pet to step back in time and have a family portrait created from a different era. You can choose from themes such as Wild West, Victorian and Southern Belle for a unique memory from your time in Branson.

National Tiger Sanctuary

518 State Highway BB Saddlebrooke, MO 65630

Found just a few miles outside Branson, the National Tiger Sanctuary provides a unique and entertaining experience for the whole family. Leashed pets are welcome to enjoy an up-close and personal tour of many caged exotic animals and big cats. 

Walking Trails

Experience a scenic walk in the middle of the Ozarks Mountains on one of our top-rated pet-friendly trails: 

Elmo & Rosalea Marrs Memorial Dog Park

524 Stockstill Ln Branson, MO 65616

Elmo & Rosalea Marrs Memorial Dog Park is a 1.5-acre, open-air facility where dogs can freely roam. The park provides separate areas for small and large breeds. Daily admission for visitors is $5 for one dog, and $2 for each additional friend. Three-day passes for one dog are available for $10, and $5 for each additional friend. The park is open from sunup to sundown, weather permitting. Prices may vary seasonally. 

Table Rock State Park

4500 MO-165 Branson, MO 65616

Table Rock State Park has many scenic walking trails, large activity fields, and easy-access water fronts for guests. A great place to begin your free adventure at Table Rock is the Dewey Short Visitor Center.

Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area

4106 MO-76 Branson, MO 65616

Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area provides many shaded walking trails with varying degrees of difficulty, and gorgeous views of Branson's Entertainment District.

Pet Services

If you decide to explore a little more of what Branson has to offer for humans only, we have several options for pet daycare and boarding! We also have top-notch grooming services and veterinary clinics available. 

Branson Pet Resort

444 State Highway T Branson, MO 65616

Small dog looking outside a car window with tongue stuck out of mouth.

Branson Pet Resort believes in treating all pets like a part of the family. They offer both day-boarding and over-night boarding.

Camp Little Paws

2048 Buena Vista Rd Branson, MO 65616

Camp Little Paws provides a unique spin on the traditional boarding house by creating a camp-like feel. They offer both day-boarding and over-night boarding.


993 Branson Hills Pkwy Branson, MO 65616

In addition to a plethora of dog supplies, Petco provides full-service grooming services to Branson. Appointments are strongly encouraged.  

Branson Veterinary Hospital

29 N. Wintergreen Rd Branson, MO 65616  

If your furry friend is feeling a little blue, we have a pet hospital available to make them feel well as soon as possible. We know how precious vacation time can be, so we don’t want any part of your family missing out for long.

We’re paws-itive Branson will be the destination you and your pet will remember fur-ever! Order our FREE visitor's guide to keep planning here

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