With elite cuisine and world class live entertainment, it’s easy to see why thousands of people every year flock to Branson over the Thanksgiving holiday to relax and unwind! If you’re planning on spending Thanksgiving in Branson, here are a few different ways to help keep the family entertained:


Take Part in the Branson Turkey Trot

Now let’s be honest here – one of the big fears that each and every one of us have when the holiday season rapidly approaches is those extra pounds we may put on eating so much delicious food, right? Well then why not squeeze in one last workout before the holiday season officially begins with the Branson Turkey Trot! This year will be the 5th Annual Turkey Trot hosted by the Ozarks Running Club, and this scenic run takes place at Branson Landing. Soak in the beautiful weather and colors of fall in this family friendly race and get one last run in before turkey time!


Enjoy a Traditional Thanksgiving in Branson at Grand Country Buffet

Slow roasted turkey covered in smooth gravy, fresh pumpkin pie, cranberry sauce… these staples of Thanksgiving cuisine immediately conjure memories of family and amazing memories, and no Thanksgiving would be complete without them. If you need your turkey fix on Thanksgiving while in Branson, you’ll definitely want to check out Grand Country Buffet, which will have an amazing mixture of classic dishes as well as local favorites and much more!


Take in a World Class Show

Branson hasn’t earned the reputation as the “Live Entertainment Capital of the World” for nothing, and so if you’re looking to keep your family entertained over the Thanksgiving holiday, what better way is there than to take in one of our world-class shows! Branson features a wide variety of acts ranging from classical musical hits such as the Grand Jubilee to breathtaking spectacles with the Acrobats of China, and many more! Many of these shows continue to run all throughout the Thanksgiving holiday, so don’t hesitate to get your tickets today!

No matter how you ultimately decide to spend your holiday in Branson, make sure the vacation planning gets off on the right foot by reserving a rental home or condo with Sunset Nightly Rentals. We have a number of amazing properties of different sizes and specialties all throughout the Branson area, and our team of professionals is ready to help you find the one that fits the unique needs of your family. So don’t wait – contact us today!