Branson - Top Bleisure Destination
Branson’s central location in the US, breathtaking natural beauty and abundance of activities are reason why planners are choosing Branson for bleisure travel.
Come to Branson for a business meeting and stay for a family-fun, leisure vacation.
In Branson, choosing the perfect meetings venue while offering experiences that are truly authentic and local is always front and center. There are endless options for keeping meeting attendees engaged during the sessions while adding memorable social activities. See what makes Branson the best bleisure travel destination:
Branson’s Entertainment District
In Branson’s Entertainment District you’ll find over 120 live shows of varying variety from which to choose. From world renowned illusion and magic, to country, rock, pop or Broadway style – the options for live entertainment are unlike any other destination.
Several unique and interactive museums such as Titanic Museum Attraction, the Butterfly Palace and Beyond the Lens! Attractions abound both indoor and outdoor from Shepherd of the Hills, a historical outdoor adventure park to Silver Dollar City which is consistently ranked in the top 10 theme parks in America.
Branson Convention Center, Hilton Hotels, Historic Downtown and Branson Landing
The Branson Convention Center is connected to the Hilton Convention Center Hotel and across the street from the Hilton Promenade, all of which are located in the heart in the heart of Historic Downtown, Branson Landing and Lake Taneycomo. Here you will find hundreds of activities within a few square, walkable blocks.
Just outside the Convention Center is a trolley stop, where visitors can catch a free ride to other parts of Downtown and Branson Landing.Options here range from attendees enjoying free time to explore more than 200 stores and specialty shops, local craft distilleries and chocolatiers to celebrity dining at Paula Deans, Jimmy Buffet’s Landshark and new in 2020, Guy Fieri’s! There is also unique venues for booking offsite events as well as water activities such as a jet boat ride or cruise on a 100 ft yacht.
Meetings on Table Rock Lake
Start with Chateau on the Lake, a AAA four -diamond iconic lakeside resort featuring a full-service luxury spa, an award-winning restaurant, & a state-of-the-art convention center.
Chateau on the Lake Marina offers guests boat and wave runner rentals as well as SCUBA outfitting. Custom guided fishing trips are also available.
Surrounding the Chateau are numerous options for outdoor activities like swimming like a local at Moonshine Beach, boating on Table Rock Lake. Hiking, biking or jogging are all easily accessible through nearby trails. Across the dam is Dewey Short Visitors Center, a popular, free museum that serves as the starting point for the Lakeshore Trail. The 2.2-mile trail parallels the lake and is popular with walkers, cyclists and joggers. Another popular nearby trail is the White River Valley Trail, which is a more rigorous off-road trail popular with day-hikers and mountain bikers.
The Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery produces up to 400,000 pounds of trout each year and hosts tours of this conservation center can be are easily arranged.
Big Cedar Lodge & Top of the Rock
Prepare for exciting adventures in one of the most breathtaking settings in the Midwest.
Big Cedar Lodge is a world class resort tucked in a cove on the southern side of Table Rock Lake. The lodge has inviting accommodations, spectacular restaurants, two full-service marinas, four golf courses, a 50,000-square-foot activity center, breathtaking spa, unparalleled fishing and countless outdoor adventures. Meeting attendees are sure to make memories to last a lifetime, both in the meeting room and when they cross the threshold to amazing off agenda fun!
Fun Mountain at Big Cedar is a family favorite. Inside this 50,000 square foot adventure complex, you’ll find a large arcade, laser tag maze, full-swing golf simulator, climbing wall, flip and spin bumper cars, billiards, an underwater-themed bowling alley and more! Outside the complex, speed down Thunder Alley in NASCAR inspired go-karts.
Top of the Rock is an extension of Big Cedar Lodge. On property you’ll find outstanding food and drink, a great memorabilia store, a stunning sunset ceremony service and a topnotch nine-hole, par three golf course and lighted driving range. Top of the Rock offers great rentals for everyone in the family, so there’s no stress about bringing your own clubs.
In addition to Top of the Rock golf course, there are four other exceptional golf courses owned by Big Cedar Lodge. Buffalo Ridge Springs designed by Johnny Morris and Tom Fazio, Ozarks National designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, Gary Player’s Mountain Top Course and new in 2020, Tiger Wood’s first ever public course, Payne’s Valley.
A few miles down the road, attendees and their families can explore The Bass Pro Shops Shooting Academy. Beginners and experts alike will each enjoy shooting at this remarkable sportsman’s playground.
Lastly, don’t miss adventuring through Dogwood Canyon, a 10,000-acre nature park made for hiking, biking, sightseeing, horseback riding and fishing for the whole family.
More About Meeting In Branson
Get more details about booking your next meeting or event in Branson or submit an RFP directly to the Branson CVB at ExploreBransonMeetings.com. You also can reach our meetings specialists at [email protected].