The 15 Best Things to Do in Branson, Missouri


Branson’s natural beauty and effortless Ozark hospitality have welcomed travelers for more than a century, when visitors first arrived seeking to experience the peaceful scene described in Harold Bell Wright’s 1907 novel, “The Shepherd of the Hills.” Much has changed since those early frontier days, as the city has grown into an entertainment destination that lays claim to famed amusement parks, more than 100 live shows daily, and interactive museums around every corner.

Despite being the “Live Entertainment Capital of the World,” Branson has managed to retain its Ozark charm and beauty, with the town’s pristine backdrop of verdant hills and sparkling lakes promising adventure before and after the curtain calls.

From the family-friendly nightlife scene at Branson Landing that defies generational mores to heart-pounding adventures on Table Rock Lake—and yes, so many live shows—here are the best things to do in Branson, Missouri.

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