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.
Branson offers 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 that your family and friends will cherish for a lifetime at our top ten Branson attractions.
1. Silver Dollar City
Silver Dollar City, one of America’s great theme parks, is an 1880’s themed experience that puts the words “family” and “fun” at the heart of everything they do. Experience Time Traveler, 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 before your eyes. Fill your belly with good Ozark Mountain cookin’ from one of many tasty restaurants and booths, or become a volunteer for the day at Fireman’s Landing. Once you leave, you'll be counting down the days until your next visit!
2. Aquarium at the Boardwalk
Aquarium at the Boardwalk is one of the newest things to do in Branson, Missouri, and is unlike any other aquarium you've visited. Some features that visitors can expect to enjoy are more than 250 different animal species, an original 5D submarine adventure to the bottom of the seasharks, a 24-foot high Kelp Forest climbing structure for kidsstingrays, a gorgeous 16-foot view of a coral reef, two mirrored art installations that give the sense of infinite ocean lifelionfish, and more than 7,200 individual sea animals! Guests will also meet the Aquarium's characters Aquarius, the wise and helpful Giant Pacific Octopus and Finn, the adventurous Golden Puffer.
3. The Track Family Fun Parks
Turn, putt, soar, and play at the Track Family Fun Parks in Branson. The Tracks offer 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, the Branson Skyscraper and so much more. Let loose, take a spin and let the good times roll at the Track Family Fun Parks.
4. Shepherd of the Hills Adventure Park
Shepherd of the Hills is not only an historically significant stop in the Ozarks, it is also a fun-stocked attraction. Shepherd of the Hills was recently voted USA Today's Best Aerial Adventure Park in America. The outdoor ropes course, ziplines, live shows, restaurant, petting zoo and more make this family fun park almost unbeatable!
Branson's newest attraction, WonderWorks, has quickly become a crowd favorite. Found in the heart of Branson's Entertainment District, you can't miss the iconic exterior of WonderWorks, a huge upside-down house. Once inside, you can discover four stories of interactive and intriguing activities, experiments and mysteries sure to entertain, educate and inspire the whole family.
6. Beyond the Lens!
Take an exciting trip behind the scenes of pop culture at one of Branson's newest and most unique attractions. Here you'll find a mix of historical conspiracy theories and interactive, top-of-the-line gaming systems. There are photo ops around every corner, so don't miss your chance to smile for the camera. And don't forget about the new Flyride, a soaring virtual experience unlike anything else in town!
7. Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction
Grab your cowboy hat and prepare for a fun family dinner show at Dolly Parton's Stampede. Be amazed by 32 horses, large cast of talented trick riders and incredible country-style food. You even get to be a part of some friendly competition as each side of the arena cheers for their competitors to steal the show. Before and after the show, you can visit the outdoor Horse Walk and meet the four-legged stars.
8. Bigfoot Fun Park
Bigfoot Fun Park has an adventure in store for all. For indoor fun, check out their extensive arcade and 8D interactive gaming experience. Outdoor, between the 200 foot free fall of the Gravity Bomb, 200 foot Super Sling ride, themed mini golf course and extensive maze, you will never run out of fun. You can also take a unique, themed trip through the Ozarks on the Discovery Expedition.
9. Titanic Museum Attraction
The Titanic Museum Attraction is more than a museum—it’s an unforgettable experience. Once you step inside the ship you will climb the grand staircase, meet the crew and become a passenger of the Titanic. Prepare to interact with artifacts and displays, hear stories and sounds from additional passengers and experience history. Before you leave, step outside the ship’s walls to take your picture with a real iceburg and feel the 28 degree water.
10. Fritz's Adventure
This multi-dimensional family attraction brings all the thrills and challenges of outdoor adventure indoors. Fritz’s Adventure's three stories of challenges and adventure are waiting to be explored. Fritz's restaurant offers both healthy and hearty menu options, so spending the whole day exploring is a breeze.
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