Branson, Missouri is a small town located in the heart of the Ozarks known as the Entertainment Capital of the Midwest. Multiple theatres dot the landscape of the downtown area, featuring big name celebrities including Dolly Parton, Statler Brothers, and many, many others. But Branson is so much more than glamour and glitz and big named stars; Branson is scenic vistas, rugged landscapes, and activities that the entire family can enjoy, making it the number one family friendly vacation destination! Hiking and water activities, theme parks and museums, even shows that kids of all ages will enjoy. If you’re thinking about planning a getaway for your family anytime soon, Branson is the place you should consider visiting!


Premium Theme Parks

Kids and adults alike love to spend a day riding the rides and exploring the sights of decent theme parks, and Branson is home to one of the best theme parks around – Silver Dollar City.  This 18th century themed amusement park features rides, shows, and delicious foods best enjoyed on a stick! If you are fortunate enough to visit during the Christmas season, Silver Dollar City goes all out with their decorations; millions of twinkle light add a magical ambience loved by the very young, the very old, and everyone in between!


Branson’s Wild World

Featuring a wide variety of exotic animals, this wild life park also includes touch tanks where the children can have a hands on experience with safe animals, and also lets the family get involved with the feedings! Animal lovers of all types will be enchanted with the shows, and the play areas are fun for younger children. The opportunity to get a souvenir photo with some of the more exotic animals gives you some serious bragging rights when you get back home!


National Tiger Sanctuary

Offering off road Eco Tours and the opportunity to learn pretty much everything there is to know about the big cats, the National Tiger Sanctuary allows families to feed the tigers as they discover the individual personalities of the cuddly beasts who make their home in this unique attraction.


The Butterfly Palace

Get in touch with your softer side while visiting the magical Butterfly Palace, which also features birds and tropical plants.  Open daily from 9-5, this interactive attraction will appeal to nature lovers of all ages.


Outdoor Activities

In addition to the activities listed above, Branson is home to three freshwater lakes offering a variety of activities including, but not limited to, fishing, waterskiing, and kayaking. The wilderness areas are great for hiking, exploring, and camping, all proving that you really don’t need to spend a lot of money to have a fun-filled family vacation designed to bring your family closer together. The greatest thing about a town like Branson is visiting a place that has not forgotten the meaning of family. Bring your kids, bring your dogs, and prepare to have the experience of a lifetime in the number one rated family vacation destination spot; we promise you won’t be disappointed!