Week-Long Trip in Branson
The decision has been made - you're spending your week-long vacation in Branson! Now, we're here to help fill your itinerary to the brim with fun and memorable activities the whole family will love.
With our recommended itinerary, you'll discover the best ways to spend your week-long trip in Branson:
Day One - Attractions
Check into one of our incredible lodging accommodations to start exploring Branson as early as possible on day one. Then, let the adventure begin at a Branson attraction!
Pose next to wax celebrity look-alikes at the Hollywood Wax Museum, be awed by the unique at Ripleys Believe it or Not, become a historic passenger at the Titanic Museum Attraction, zoom through the speedway at The Track Family Fun Parks, make new friends at the Butterfly Palace, race against the clock at an escape room, fly to new heights at Fritz's Adventure, course through the rugged ATV track at Shepherd of the Hills Adventure Park or experience a new kind of thrill at Bigfoot Fun Park. The opportunities for adventure are endless in Branson's Entertainment District. Check out more unbeatable Branson attractions here.
Day Two - Silver Dollar City
Spend your first full day of vacation at Silver Dollar City, Branson's popular 1880s theme park. With thrill rides and roller coasters such as Time Traveler (the world's fastest, steepest and tallest spinning coaster!), themed festivals, craft demonstrations, excellent food and live shows, Silver Dollar City knows how to entertain visitors of all ages. Remember to take your sunscreen, camera and comfy shoes during the warmer months. During the colder months, prepare for chilly nights paired with the renowned, record-breaking, annual holiday event, An Old Time Christmas.
Day Three - Live Shows
Use day three to experience the incredible live shows Branson has to offer! It's no surprise that in Branson, you can fill your morning, lunch, afternoon, dinner and evening with one of our famous live shows. Our shows feature a large variety of genres like comedy, country, gospel, magic, variety and more.
We recommend starting day three with The Blackwoods, an eight-time Grammy winning Gospel group. For lunch, head to Dolly Parton's Stampede for an electrifying performance by horse and rider, paired with a delicious four-course feast. In the afternoon, witness a Biblically-inspired performance of JESUS at Sight and Sound Theatres or catch SIX, a contemporary vocal band comprised of six talented brothers. End the night with an historic Branson family show like Branson's Famous Baldknobbers or the Presleys' Country Jubilee. Additionally, the Showboat Branson Belle is a large paddlewheel river boat on Table Rock Lake that offers a delicious dinner with an unforgettable show.
Day Four - Outdoor Adventure
On day four, see the sights of Branson from a variety of vantage points. You can experience our newest skyline view on the Skyscraper, a windmill-like ride featuring arms that rotate vertically and reach up to 170 feet in the air! Next, ride the Branson Ferris Wheel, which stands 150 feet tall atop Branson's Entertainment District. For a true bird's-eye view of the Ozarks, take flight on a Chopper Charter helicopter ride. Find your own special outdoor views with a hiking or biking adventure in Branson! And don’t miss our top scenic drives routes available here.
Day Five - Golf & Spas
Although you could spend an entire week experiencing all that Branson golf courses have to offer, we invite you to get a small taste on day five of your current trip (and maybe plan a full golf trip later)! Whether you're looking for a world-class challenge or a laid-back par-three round, Branson has what you need. Big Cedar Golf offers packages between their five unmatched courses, Thousand Hills boasts lush fairways and greats views, and Ledgestone Country Club ensures a unique and challenging round to all.
For those who prefer a day of escape, Branson's rejuvenating spas were made with you in mind. Choose between individual or couple treatments like massages, facials, waxes and more.
Day Six - Water Adventures
It's all about the water today. During the warmer months, water-based fun is the ultimate way to stay cool. White Water, offers huge slides, wave pools and exciting activity areas for the whole family. Moonshine Beach on Table Rock Lake is another popular area for those seeking a little fun in the sun. Some of Branson's indoor waterparks include Splash Country Indoor Waterpark at Grand Country Resort, Castle Rock Resort and Waterpark and the Splash-a-Torium at Welk Resorts.
Head to one of Branson's three pristine lakes for ultimate lake adventures. Bull Shoals is a scenic, man-made lake popular for its white large-mouth and spotted bass populations. Lake Taneycomo is a cold, beautiful, river-like lake that flows through the heart of Historic Downtown Branson. While here, don't miss the Branson Jet Boats, a thrilling, speedboat adventure with crazy twists and turns along the way. Finally, enjoy Table Rock Lake, a stunning body of water surrounded by the Ozark Mountains. Most Table Rock Lake visitors choose to rent their own boat to soak in all the fun.
Day Seven - Downtown Branson & Shopping
It's your last day in Branson, but there's still so much to see! Head to Historic Downtown Branson for an authentic train ride on the Branson Scenic Railway, a blast from the past at Dick's 5 & 10, one of the last remaining nickel and dime stores in the Nation, and a classic ice cream cone from Mr. B's Ice Cream Parlor. You will also find amazing antique stores and specialty shops in Downtown Branson. While Downtown, enjoy a shopping spree at Branson Landing, an outdoor shopping mall featuring specialty and chain stores. For more top shops in Branson, check here.
Believe us when we say that this itinerary merely scratches the surface of all the fun Branson has to offer. You'll leave this trip ready for your next!
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