Stay Healthy & Relaxed During Your Branson Meeting
Whether it’s jogging, yoga, hiking, biking or stand-up paddle boarding, Branson offers conference attendees numerous ways to stay healthy and relaxed during their stay.
Amid all the excitement Branson has to offer, it doesn't hurt to take some time out of your day for self-care. See the top ways to stay healthy during your meeting in Branson:
Center Yourself With Yoga
If attendees’ personal preferences lean toward yoga and meditation, there are several options for Om in Branson.
Kom Hot Yoga, the area’s largest yoga facility, offers a variety of classes from yin fusion to cardio to body sculpting. Kom’s yoga room is climate-controlled, featuring heat, humidity and air purification to enhance the experience. Kom also offers Stand-up Paddle Board (SUP) Yoga, an on-the-water class on scenic Table Rock Lake with paddle boards provided.
Big Cedar Lodge has several options for fitness including yoga on the beach, yoga hikes, PaddleFit SUP, cardio classes, dance fitness and nature walks.
Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa and Convention Center has a yoga studio in Spa Chateau – and group classes can be arranged through convention services by request.
Run, Hike or Bike for Your Life
Whether you prefer a paved path, a hilly road course or off-road on dirt, the Branson/Lakes Area has several options for hikers, joggers and trail-runners alike. Additionally, the area’s roads and trails are popular with bikers, who either bring their own wheels or rent bikes while they are here.
Branson Landing Boardwalk is a level, one-mile paved walkway along Branson Landing and Lake Taneycomo that connects with the city’s expansive hiking trail system.
The popular Table Rock Lakeshore Trail is 2.25 miles with gentle slopes and a paved path beginning at Dewey Short Visitors Center at Table Rock Dam and ends at State Park Marina where you can relax with beverage and watch the boats go by. This entire trail parallels the shoreline of the Lake.
The rugged White River Valley Trail is one of the most popular mountain biking trails in Missouri, with trail heads located within Table Rock State Park. The nearly 12-mile system crosses several elevations and topographies is favored among hiking enthusiasts and trail runners, and is a short distance from Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa and Convention Center.
Downhills Bikes offers rentals for Branson visitors, as does White River Kayaking and Outdoors. Main Street Marina rents hydro bikes and kayaks, just minutes from the Branson Convention Center.
Another unforgettable Ozarks outdoor adventure is with 37 North Expeditions. Here, your group will be guided through the outdoor trip of your choice, which features a combination of skill levels and outdoor activities in the surrounding Ozark scenery.
Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) is another popular recreation and fitness activity. Paddle boarders who come to the area have three different lakes to experience — Table Rock, Bull Shoals and Taneycomo — each with different scenery, wildlife and vistas of the Ozark Mountains. Table Rock and Bull Shoals are warmer-water lakes with water temperatures reaching over 75 degrees in summer, while Taneycomo is is a chilly 48 degrees year-round and is more popular with experienced boarders.
Kayak Branson is one of the area’s largest paddle board outfitters, as are White River Kayaking and Outdoors and Main Street Marina.
Within walking distance of the Branson Convention Center is Revive Juice Co., a locally-owned smoothie bar that features juices, cleanses, lunch wraps and more. Tropical Smoothie is a chain restaurant on the North end of Branson Landing offering healthy fare as well.
These starter ideas just scratch the surface of the great healthy activities that meeting attendees can enjoy in Branson. The CVB’s Meeting and Convention team has even more suggestions of ways attendees can stay fit and play like a local while enjoying their conference or event in Branson. Contact the team or submit an RFP today!
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