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Sometimes when you vacation, you travel to places where there aren’t as many attractions to visit, while at other times you travel to places where there are so many attractions, you realize you missed out on some of the big ones after you have returned home. Branson is the latter, a town where there is always something to see and do, and because we care about your entire vacation experience, we are here to guide you to some of the most popular attractions in town! Grab your family, put on your walking shoes, and prepare to experience our favorite mountain village in a way that only our Sunset Nightly Rentals guests can! These are just some of the best attractions not to miss in Branson!


Silver Dollar City

Anyone who has ever heard of Branson has probably heard about this 19th Century-themed amusement park. Home to some of our favorite summer festivals, exciting rides, and the opportunity to experience life as it was in 1880s Branson, Silver Dollar City is one of the best attractions in Branson that it’s almost illegal to skip! Oh, and we can’t forget that entry to Marvel Cave is included in your admission fee. Located at 399 Silver Dollar City Parkway in Branson, this theme park has something for everyone!


Table Rock Lake

The best attractions in life don’t always come with a price tag, and Table Rock Lake is one such experience. Watch a sunset from the shore, frolic in the waters, or participate in any one of hundreds of fun things to do at the lake. This body of water is more than just a pretty sightseeing attraction to look at; it offers the perfect family vacation adventure that will be remembered for years to come!


Fritz’s Adventures

Vacationing with children may not always be the bonding experience you dreamed of, but a visit to Fritz’s Adventures is definitely a step in the right direction! Located at 1425 Missouri 76, this family friendly amusement park allows all members of your traveling party the opportunity to partake in safe adventures. Rappelling, rock climbing walls, underground tunnels, and an outdoor flying adventure are just some of the attractions guaranteed to bring a smile to your face!


Dolly Parton’s Stampede

We couldn’t end our guide without mentioning at least one of the many show extravaganzas that have helped put Branson on the map, and Dolly Parton’s Stampede is the perfect combination of talent, style, and showmanship! Featuring horses, music, and racing pigs, if you can only see one show during your Branson vacation, this is the one! Find this popular attraction in Branson at 1525 West Highway 76.


Quiet, Peaceful, and Unforgettable!

No matter what adventures you partake in, your stay in one of our Sunset Nightly Rentals charming vacation getaways will be the cherry on the top of a very delicious sundae! Enjoy quiet moments of contemplation on the deck as you watch the sun set over the lake, family moments of togetherness spent playing board games around the dining table, or revel in the sensation of soaking tired and achy muscles in a hot tub overlooking the Ozarks. Reserve your vacation escape today!

Welcome to Branson, MO, home to every type of entertainment and amusement imaginable, with unique museums and attractions, some of the largest shopping malls in the world, plenty of outdoor activities for those looking for fresh air and natural beauty, amazing places to eat, and plenty of live shows. With so much to do, you will never get bored, but sometimes what you need most is just to get away from it all and go on a beautiful hike. Branson has miles and miles of amazing hiking trails to fill that need. Below are just a few of the local favorites, with options for beginners as well as for some of the most experienced hikers.


White River Valley Trail System

The White River Valley Trail System is made up of a 2.9-mile loop located just outside of Branson. This trail is rated as “difficult” and as such, is best suited to more experienced hikers. With a high point reaching 239 feet, there is plenty of diversity in views, including rocks and dirt areas that are flat and durable, and areas with views of rivers and nearby Lake Taneycomo.


Glade Exploration Trail

Located near Branson, this trail is an easy one for all skill levels and includes thousands of wildflowers and lots of trees. The trail also offers a variety of activity options such as bird watching, wildlife sightings, and trail running; it’s a hike that happens to be kid friendly.


Table Rock Lakeshore Trail

Covering just under 3 miles, this trail located right outside of Branson, MO features a beautiful lake and accompanying beach. With beautiful forests, fishing spots, trail running opportunities, and kid friendly trails, it’s a great hike for all skill levels.


Lakeside Forest Wilderness Area

The Lakeside Forest Wilderness Area is a continuous loop trail that includes a beautiful lake. Many hikers love to take their dogs for walks along this trail, though dogs must always be kept leashed. Hiking is accessible all year round and includes rocky terrain, a cave, a lake and waterfall, beautiful views and plenty of wild flowers.


Hercules Glades

The Hercules Glade Wilderness offers miles and miles of hiking trails, which include gorgeous views of the Ozark Mountains, cedar trees, sprawling prairies, hickory and oak trees, and plenty of pines. Many of the trails in the area are only suitable for the most experienced hikers, while other areas are great for the whole family, so be sure to check a map of all the trails in the Hercules Glades Wilderness to pick the best spots.