Branson’s live entertainment and award-winning theme park have helped earn its reputation as a family-friendly Las Vegas. Nestled between three lakes at the base of the Ozark Mountains, Branson is filled with both indoor and outdoor activities.
Things to do in Branson
Music and theatre fans have over 100 live shows to choose from in 52 theatres, including the iconic Dick Clark American Bandstand Theater. These range from lighthearted theatre to classic country cover bands. For exciting rides and roller coasters, visit Branson’s world-class theme park, the Silver Dollar City.
No visit to Branson is complete without experiencing the Titanic Museum. Step aboard an intricate replica of the unsinkable ship and wind your way past the grand staircase. Explore a vivid recounting of the ship’s final moments and browse over 400 original artefacts that once belonged to passengers and crew. Best of all, you can touch a real iceberg!
Journey back in time aboard a vintage 1930s train on Branson’s Scenic Railway. With unspoiled views of the Ozark Mountains as you cross over historic bridges and trestles, this scenic tour includes a lively narration and a four-course candlelit dinner.
Seeking an outdoor adventure? Branson borders three lakes that provide an array of recreational activities. Lake Taneycomo is renowned for its crystal-clear water and trout fishing, while Table Rock Lake and Bull Shoals Lake offer hiking, hunting and boating opportunities.
Getting around Branson
Branson is easy to reach by bus, taxi and car, located only 30 minutes south of Springfield. Transportation into Carson is available from both Branson Airport and Springfield-Branson Regional Airport. The city of Branson is easy to navigate by foot, with a majority of attractions located near each other.