Kimberling City, an idyllic mountain village located just over 20 miles from Branson, is the type of town most people forget still exists in this harried world full of hustle and bustle. Rush hour is non-existent, neighbors still smile and wave as they pass you on the street, and the Ozark Mountains create a scenic backdrop to nights that are quiet and serene. Close enough to all the glitz and glamour that is Branson while still remaining far enough away to give you that feeling of being out in the middle of nowhere, Kimberling City is the perfect vacation destination for those who want it all. Don’t believe us? Keep reading for list of all the fun things you can do while staying in this quaint village.
Table Rock Lake
Kimberling City is located on the banks of Table Rock Lake, an artificial lake created by the formation of Table Rock Dam. Famous for its bass fishing, the lake covers 43,000 acres of Ozark land and has a maximum depth of 220 feet. Life on the lake is fun. Waterskiing, jet skiing, swimming, and of course, fishing, are just some of the activities available to visitors. In the fall, the trees surrounding the lake turn crimson, gold and orange creating a vision of beauty that until now you’ve only witnessed on your computer’s screen saver. In the winter, ice and snow create a chilly picture of tranquility that compares to nothing you’ve ever seen before.
The joy of Kimberling City is the ability to spend your nights in rustic luxury while your days can be spent exploring all that is special about this region of the Ozarks! Take in a show in Branson or spend the day having a blast at our favorite theme park, Silver Dollar City. It’s all within driving distance! Keep reading for a list of activities and attractions that will help make your Missouri vacation an unforgettable one!
- National Tiger Sanctuary – Offering the opportunity to get up close and personal with tigers (and other exotic big cats) rescued from zoos, circuses, and private parties who may not have realized the dangers that accompany the ownership of wild cats, NTS is a nonprofit organization that offers guided tours. Location: 518 State Highway BB, Saddlebrooke.
- Vigilante Extreme Zip Rider – You and three of your friends can zip ride over the beautiful Ozark Mountains, 170 feet up and reaching speeds of up to 50 mph. The Zip Ride is simpler than most zip line experiences. Stay seated and let the automatic brakes control the ride, all you have to do is enjoy the thrill of flight as you take in the panoramic scenery below you! Location: 5586 MO76, Branson.
- Thousand Hills Golf Resort – This 18-hole public course has been voted best of the Ozarks, and the golfer fanatic in your life will thank you forever for the opportunity to spend a day here! You can shop and sightsee while your love spends his time knocking that little white ball around the lushly manicured links of the Thousand Hills Golf Resort and then meet back up with him (or her!) at the “19th hole” for drinks and dinner. It’s a win-win situation! Location: 245 Wildwood Drive South, Branson.
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Whether it’s Kimberling City or Branson proper, Sunset Nightly Rentals holds the key to your dream Missouri vacation. Book your luxury condo or rustic cabin today!