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There’s nothing better than taking a vacation with the whole family, and making fun memories together! The city of Branson, MO is one of the most family friendly vacation destinations you will find anywhere! Below are our top five picks for the best kid friendly things to do in Branson, MO on your next vacation!


Silver Dollar City

If you and the family are traveling to Branson, you will certainly want to take time out to visit Silver Dollar City! When you enter this amusement park, you will feel like you have traveled back in time to the 1880’s. Traditional amusement park rides are interspersed throughout restaurants, shops, and shows, all with an old-timey feel. There’s also artisan demonstrations of pottery, woodcarving, and glassblowing. From low key rides and sights, all the way to the thrilling Outlaw Run wooden roller coaster, Silver Dollar City is sure to delight the whole family!


Branson Dinosaur Museum

The Branson Dinosaur Museum is where education meets fun! This is a great stop for dinosaur-obsessed kids of all ages. Activities that range from coloring books that will entertain the little ones, to participating in a dinosaur dig demonstration which is sure to be fun for older kids. There is a high-definition movie to see as well that truly brings the dinosaurs to life. The Branson Dinosaur is an enjoyable way to spend an afternoon in Branson!


Adventure Ziplines of Branson

Are you more of a thrill-seeking type of family? Then you will love Adventure Ziplines of Branson! This attraction can accommodate children as young as 3 years old to zipline 70 feet above the city at up to 50 miles per hour! Adventure Ziplines is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to access restaurants and other activities around town. There are seven ziplines available on this two hour, high-flying tour around Branson!


Branson Scenic Railway Tour

One of the main draws of visiting Branson is taking in the beautiful sights of the surrounding scenery. The Branson Scenic Railway takes you on a 40-mile journey through the tunnels and bridges of the Ozark Mountains. This is a breathtaking activity for the whole family, and a great way to rest your feet after a day of sightseeing!


Ride the Ducks

Ride the Ducks is a charming activity for the whole family! Take a water tour of the city on an amphibious “duck” vehicle, enjoying the best views of the city and learning a bit of local history as you go! Kids can even help steer the ship, and younger children are treated to “quackers” that double as a fun souvenir!


Family Fun in Branson

Branson has built a reputation as being an excellent destination for families. These are just our top picks, but plan your trip to Branson to explore these sights and more!