Shows

Dixie Stampede
Dixie Stampede This spectacular dinner attraction, the creation of Nashville legend Dolly Parton, is "Branson's most fun place to eat!" With 32 horses, dozens of cast members and live Western action in a 35,000-square foot theatre, Dixie Stampede combines glitz and glamour with the thrilling stunts and skills made famous in America's Deep South and Old West. (800) 520-5544.
The Duttons Family Show!
The Duttons Family Show This world famous family show has taken Branson by storm. This actual family of Mom, Dad, and the kids perform on a whole host of instruments, each with a master's touch, all while singing and dancing up a whirlwind. Internationally acclaimed and stars of their own PBS TV special, The Duttons is a show you must experience! At The Duttons Family Theatre (888) 388-8661
Grand Country Square
Grand Country Square Lodging, indoor/outdoor water park, shopping mall, buffet restaurant, indoor mini golf, and the 76 Music Hall, home of Comedy Jamboree, Comedy Pet Theater, Grand Country Saturday Night, Ozark Mountain Jubilee, and Red, Hot & Blue! Attn: Churches! Don't Miss Comedy Jamboree's hilarious Jim Dandy, who will floor you with his Gospel segment, & of course don't miss that Sunday Gospel Jubilee with the Max Bacon Family! (800) 828-9068
Grand Palace Grand Palace
The Grand Palace The Biggest Stars Play The Grand Palace! Check the Grand Palace website often, new stars are added all the time! Coming in ''04: The Oak Ridge Boys, Bob Newhart, Ricky Skaggs, many more. Headliner: Brett Daniels: Magic & Beyond! Huge production! (watch a Navy Jet appear!) from this world famous illusionist! Branson's newest and biggest Christmas Show: The Grand Palace Christmas Celebration! (800) 884-4536 (417) 336-1220
Mansion America Mansion America
Mansion America: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash Broadway musical is a Branson sensation, back for its second big season! All New in 2004: Celebrate America! Electrifying! Inspirational! Entertaining! Broadway-style song and dance, stunning costumes, and a beautifully orchestrated spectacle of music, theater, and special effects! At Mansion America (866) 707-4100
The Musical Palace
The Musical Palace: Three great shows in one location! (Kids 12 and under always free! Act of God, an unforgettable musical like no other! Classic comedy, marvelous music, mystery and drama! #1 Hits of the 60's! A cast of 16 singers and musicians...all live. Over 100 hits: Beatles, Supremes, Beach Boys, more! The Yearys Music Show! Great music, great comedy, great production with these Branson favorites! (866) 339-1960.
Starlite Theatre
Starlite Entertainment Get Lost! at Lost in the 50's, Branson's fun-filled "fifties" show, at the Starlite Theater, (a 50's theme attraction itself!) Get Amazed! with Kirby: International Magician of the Year! (Kirby Theatre) Get Country! with Branson's exciting Country Tonite, (Legends Theatre) Get Up! with The World Famous Platters, then finally, Get Stuck! on the new smash hit Stuck on the 70's! (both at the Americana Theatre) (800) 897-4379
Andy Williams Ann Margret
Andy Williams & Ann-Margret Two Gigantic Stars In One Sensational Show! Andy welcomes Branson's newest superstar to his Moon River Theatre in two great runs: April 23-May 30 and Sept. 10-Oct. 26. Then, of course, there's Andy's classic Christmas Show! (Nov-Dec) Book your tickets now for this exciting show season at The Andy Williams Moon River Theatre! (417) 334-4500
Lodge of the Ozarks Lodge of the Ozarks
CLUB VEGAS-At Lodge of the Ozarks The day kicks off with The Adam & Eve Live Radio Show, starring Joe Gallo, of The Promise and premiere vocalist Donna Faltermen. Then at 6:30pm there's fine dining, & entertainment with Las Vegas legend Bob Anderson, the "singing impressionist", a favorite of the original "Rat Pack".(877)-839-7038
Doug Gabriel
The Doug Gabriel Show & Doug & Roy Together Again Christian entertainer Doug Gabriel has been Branson's "Male Vocalist of the Year" six years straight! Besides heading up his own popular family show, Doug teams up for several dates with country music legend Roy Clark, star of TV's famed Hee-Haw. On Sat. Night Doug & Cheryl host Branson Idol, a national TV broadcast, featuring talented amateurs competing for stardom. At the Legends Family Theater (800) 954-8554

Circle B Chuckwagon
Circle B Chuckwagon & Cowboy Music Show! The Horn Family's Riders of the Circle B present a 30 year tradition of delicious chuckwagon vittles, cowboy music, and good old-fashioned hospitality! It's all you can eat, served with a smile, cowboy style, where strangers meet and leave as friends! Lunch at 11, and 5, shows at 1:pm and 6pm. Christmas party bookings Nov/Dec. Open year round. At The Dinner Bell, across the strip and just down the street from The Grand Palace. (800) 884-4536 or (417) 336-1828
Elvis and the Superstars
Elvis & the Superstars Dave "Elvis" Ehlert was the first Elvis impersonator to be inducted into the Elvis Performer's World Wide Hall of Fame! Seen on Oprah, CNN, and praised by the likes of Priscilla Presley, Dave Ehlert will introduce you to "The King." Appearances by several other Superstars, Roy Orbison, Ann-Margret, & more! At The Owens Theater in downtown Branson. (800) ELVIS-95.
Jim Stafford
Comedy: The Jim Stafford Show Voted Branson's Best Entertainer, Jim Stafford is "out of his mind and into your heart." Jim is the brilliant, zany comic who gave us Spiders & Snakes. Look out for flying saucers, airborne "cow pies", Dorothy's tornado, chickens dancin', and all kinds of music, fun and surprises, then be amazed by Jim"s 3-D magical thrill ride! At Jim Stafford Theatre (800) 677-8533.
The Baldknobbers Jamboree
The Baldknobbers Jamboree Branson's Mabe Family originated what became known as the "Branson show," setting a show business standard, and a standard of family entertainment now famous throughout the world. Today, 45 years later, audiences still pack out each Baldknobbers performance. At The Baldknobbers Jamboree Theater (888) 797-5013
Branson Music Mall
Branson Mall Music Theatre Featuring 7 big shows for '04 with new state of the art sound and lights. : The Osmonds, Gospel legends The Brumley Family Ronnie Prophet with the Warnocks, Cajun sensation Doug Kershaw Toni Roi in "The Elvis Experience,", Gleason Magic,", The American Pie-Winter Dance Party Tour, and a TV show taping called Star Struck, starring Merrill Osmond of The Osmond Brothers. 866-306-SHOW or 417-339-3939
The Delene Show
Delene show Delene Christian entertainer: nominated best female entertainer of the year! The best of the "power ballads"! Enjoy the hilarious antics of comic Harley Worthitt! (888) 518-6922
Jim Bakker
Studio City Cafe - Jim Bakker TV Show Enjoy great food, live music, and experience the live TV taping of The Jim Bakker Show, which is seen in over 40 major markets across the US and around the world. Jim & his wife Lori welcome celebrity guests for discussion and live music. Afterward, they meet with cafe guests and offer prayer for personal needs. Studio City is a place for "fun, food, and fellowship". (417) 239-1477.

Attractions

Dixie Stampede Dixie Stampede This spectacular dinner attraction, the creation of Nashville legend Dolly Parton, is Branson's "most fun place to eat!" With 32 horses, dozens of cast members and live Western action in a 35,000-square foot theatre, Dixie Stampede combines glitz and glamour with the thrilling stunts and skills made famous in America's Deep South and Old West. (800) 520-5544
Splash Country Water Park Splash Country: Indoor & Outdoor Water Park At Grand Country Square (The water park is free to lodging guests!) Lodging, water park, shopping mall, buffet restaurant, indoor mini golf, amusements, and the 76 Music Hall, home of 5 big shows, and of course, the world's largest banjo! (800) 828-9068
Mountain Man Nut and Fruit Company Mountain Man Nut & Fruit Co. Where else do you get food, fellowship, and fun in one of the largest gourmet food stores in the world? This Hospitality stop is a must for your getaway. Lots of free samples and Christian cheer! Sugar free snacks, trail mixes, exotic nuts, coffees, gifts & souvenirs. Make your free reservation by calling (800) 336-6203
Branson Ride the Ducks Ride the Ducks Fun-filled, wacky,"quacky" adventure tour. "Ducks" are refurbished WWII amphibious vehicles. After a lively tour around the Branson scenery, "ducks" plunge into Table Rock Lake for a delightful cruise. Call (800) 335-2279
Roy Rogers Museum Roy Rogers Dale Evans Museum & Happy Trails Theatre The complete Roy Rogers-Dale Evans Museum has moved from California to Branson, along with the cowboy hero's son Roy Jr., (entertaining with The High Riders in the "Happy Trails Theater). The museum includes memorabilia of Roy and Dale's legendary movie and TV career, including Roy's beloved horse Trigger, dog Bullet, and Pat Brady's famous jeep "Nellybelle". Great gift shop of rare movies Western items, and Roy and Dale merchandise. (866)-ROY-ROGERS
Jim Bakker Show Studio City Cafe - Jim Bakker TV Show Enjoy great food, live music, and experience the live TV taping of The Jim Bakker Show, which is seen in over 40 major markets across the US and around the world. Jim & his wife Lori welcome celebrity guests for discussion and live music. Afterward, Jim & Lori meet with cafe guests and offer prayer for personal needs. Studio City is a place for "fun, food, and fellowship". (417) 239-1477.

More Shows

  • Adam & Eve Live Radio Show See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Allen Edwards The policeman-turned entertainer brings his superb voice to a rich repertoire of gospel, country, and pop tunes.
  • The American Pie-Winter Dance Party See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Andy Williams and Ann-Margret See section Recommended to Boomers
  • The Baldknobbers JamboreeSee section Recommended to Boomers
  • Bob Anderson: Singing Impressionist See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Bounce Basketball Show A rare blend of comedy and incredible basketball wizardry
  • Branson IdolSee section Recommended to Boomers
  • Braschler Music Show See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Braschler Gospel Music Show All Gospel music, from one of the best family of entertainers in show business, this time concentrating on their great Southern Gospel musical traditions.
  • Breakfast with Mark Twain & Norman Rockwell, Lunch with Hank Williams all at the Owens theater downtown.
  • Brett Daniels: Magic & Beyond See section Recommended to Boomers
  • The Brett Family Singers The talented musical family from Utah.
  • Broadway: A Star-Spangled Celebration! See section Recommended to Boomers
  • The Brumley Family Show See section Recommended to Boomers
  • The Buck Trent Breakfast Show See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Comedy JamboreeSee section Recommended to Boomers
  • Comedy Pet Theater with Gregory Popovich See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Celebrate America See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Country Tonite! See section Recommended to Boomers.
  • Darren Romeo: The Voice of Magic: See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Delene See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Dalena Ditto Critically acclaimed vocalist, Patsy Cline hits and more!
  • Denny Yeary & Sheila Renee Christian performers specializing in "side-splittin'comedy and toe-tappin' music!
  • Dino's Easter/Spring Spectacular April 12-May 8, A massive "Ressurrection Celebration" starring award-winning Gospel Recording artist Dino Kartsonakis, Cheryl Kartsonakis, and Gospel great Gary McSpadden, along with an all-star cast of singers, dancers and musicians
  • Dinner with Di Features the piano artistry of gospel recording artist Di Scherling.
  • Dixie Stampede Dinner and Show See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Doug Gabriel Show See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Doug Kershaw with David Bradley See section Recommended to Boomers
  • The Duttons Family Show See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Elvis & the Superstars See section Recommended to Boomers.
  • Family Trap Family Game Show fun at the Hughes Brothers Theater. Win big prizes!
  • 50's At the Hop! See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Frederick in Concert This unique show creates a powerful effect with fountains, lights, and live music by European piano virtuoso Frederick Antonio.
  • From Patsy to Present Starring Tracy Lynn captures the essence of Patsy, Loretta, Tammy, Reba, Shania, and more female country legends...plus gospel music and down-home comedy!
  • Hank Williams Revisited Hank's great music, plus tributes of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash
  • The John Wayne Story The great tribute show starring John Wain ("appearances" by Walter Brennan, Maurice Chevalier, and more!
  • Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers with Pam Tillis! See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Gleason Magic: See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Goldwing Express Prepare to have a great time as this new, versatile family act displays why they are best known in bluegrass circles for their action-packed, hard driving show.
  • Grand Country Saturday night Late night country show at Grand Country Square (11 pm til midnight)
  • Grand Jubilee A new country variety show at the Grand Country Music Hall, inside Grand Country Square, features great singing and the comedy talents of Terry Sanders, as he impersonates "Homer Lee" and many other characters.
  • The Grand Palace Visiting Stars Series See section Recommended to Boomers
  • The Great Passion Play See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Hamner Barber Magical Variety Show featuring the award winning illusions of The Hamners with the comedy of international sensation ventriloquist Jim Barber. Attn: Church Groups! Besides being the stars of the "World's Greatest Magic TV Show", the Hamners are pastors of a local church!
  • Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes Award-winning, off-Broadway musical revue recreating the sights and sounds of Hank Williams and those he influenced.
  • The Haygoods Besides being Christian entertainers, the famous fiddling brothers are Branson's top "Boy Band" - they go electric, harmonic, acrobatic, and fill the stage with music, hot dance and fun!
  • Hector Oliver: Instrumentalist and Comedian (New in '04) One man playing one instrument,, but you won't believe it. We're talking Bach, to Broadway, Big Band to "Flight of the Bumblebee!"
  • Hot Hits of Motown all the great soul classics at the Owens Theatre
  • The Hughes Brothers See section Recommended to Boomers
  • #1 Hits of the 60's Great sixties music and dance featuring everything from Beach Boys to Beatles to Macarthur Park!
  • Incredible Acrobats of China You've seen them on TV, but you still won't believe the feats performed by these amazing artists from the New Shanghai Circus.
  • The Jim Bakker TV Show - Live at Studio City Cafe See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Jim Owen (Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man), star of both Hank Williams movies. Country music like it's "'spose to be!"
  • Jim Stafford Show Comedy See section Recommended to Boomers
  • John Tweed Show Country, variety, and fun, starring long, tall, Western charmer John Tweed, singing Broadway, to country, to classic, and everything in between.
  • Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat! See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Keepin' It Country New country variety show at the IMAX Entertainment Complex, Little Opry Theatre.
  • Kirby Van Burch Magic See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Lawrence Welk Show See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Legends in Concert Your favorite superstars live, on stage, and every bit as good as the originals.
  • Les Brown Jr. & His Band of Renown: The Music of Your Life! The big band era comes alive with the famous band leader's son bringing back the great hits of the thirties, forties and fifties.
  • Lomond's Hawaiian & Elvis Variety Show - Elvis Hawaiian music, all in one big show! Attn: Church Groups! -hula and praise! Check out the website of this unique entertainment and ministry ! (at Jimmy Jets) www.DavidLomond.com
  • Lost in the 50's See section Recommended to Boomers
  • The Lowe Family of Utah Prepare to be blown away by this entertainment whirlwind! From bluegrass to Bach, this talent-packed family of nine are master musicians and dancers, offering show-stoppers from every musical style.
  • Lunch with Hank Williams Enjoy this great live tribute show with your meal at the Owens theatre!
  • The Magnificent 7, starring Amanda See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Mickey Gilley Nashville star (Room Full of Roses), owner of Gilley's (the legendary honky-tonk in the movie Urban Cowboy), and versatile country performer. Sidesplitting comedy of Joey Riley.
  • Moe Bandy Singer of moving country ballads, and many hits, like Americana and more. At the Majestic Theatre this season.
  • The Osmonds See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Ozark Mountain Jubilee See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Pam Tillis with Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers See section Recommended to Boomers
  • The Paul Harris Show Former crowd-pleasing comedian at the Pierce Arrow Show, Paul Harris, ventures out in this exciting new show that will headline his knee-slapping brand of humor.
  • Pierce Arrow Show One of Branson's most popular: Old country, new country, gospel, quartets and comedy.
  • The World Famous Platters See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Prairie Rose Chuck Wagon Top rated Western entertainers serve up a chuck wagon supper and the music of the old West - at the Grand Palace
  • The World-famous Platters 50's n Red, Hot & Blue See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Presley's Country Jubilee!An Ozarks legend and one of the original shows on a country road now known as the Branson "strip." Enjoy hillbilly comedy, country, gospel, clean pickin', and soulful singin'.
  • The RAGGS Kids Club Band with Special Guest Star Garfield Fun for the kids at Branson Variety Theatre
  • The Rat Pack - Live in Las Vegas! See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Comedy: Ray Stevens Back in Branson! The nutty singing comic who gave us such hits as Everything is Beautiful, Ahab the A-rab, and Streakin'!
  • Red, Hot & BlueSee section Recommended to Boomers
  • Red Skelton: a Performance TributeStarring Tom Mullica close friend of Red Skelton, gags, pantomimes, sight gags, and of course, Clem Kadiddlehopper, Gertrude & Heathcliff, and Freddy the Freeloader.
  • Ronnie Prophet Show Recommended to Boomers
  • Roy Clark & Doug Gabriel See Section Recommended to Boomers
  • Roy "Dusty" Rogers Jr. & the High Riders -Roy and Dale's boy play all the Western classics at the Happy Trails Theatre.
  • Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor DramaAmerica's #1 Outdoor Drama recreates Ozarks mystery and legend. Thrilling spectacle featuring masked horsemen, fire, gunplay, and romance.
  • The Shoji Tabuchi ShowSee section Recommended to Boomers
  • Showboat Branson Belle Vintage style stern paddle-wheeler cruising Table Rock Lake. Sightseeing, meal & show The Showcase Jubilee See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Smoke on the Mountain A delightful Christian musical about a 1930s Baptist pastor.
  • Sons of the Pioneers Sidekicks of Roy Rogers, stars of movie westerns with John Wayne, singers of Cool Water, Tumblin' Tumbleweed, and "Don't Fence Me In."
  • Southern Gospel Sundays with Gospel music singing and TV star Gary McSpadden.
  • Spirit of the Dance! See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Star Struck TV Show, starring Merrill Osmond See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Stained Glass Theatre Christian theatre in nearby Ozark on Hwy. 65. Performing Christian comedies, drama and Christmas shows. Definitely Recommended to Boomers! See their ad on pg. 9.
  • Stuck on the 70's! See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Sunday Gospel Jubilee. See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Swing,Swing, Swing - All new Branson show proving "it don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing!"
  • Tommy O - Acclaimed tenor, bringing music from the Broadway stage to the Hollywood screen, and everything in-between! At the Grand Palace
  • Toni Roi in The Elvis Experience See section Recommended to Boomers
  • Waltzing Waters Fountain Show Fountains three stories high choreographed to beautiful music and lights.
  • Comedy: Yakov Smirnoff See section Recommended to Boomers

Theme Parks

  • Silver Dollar City Starring the $14 million Wildfire, a high-flying roller coaster that drops 15 stories, then loops, half rolls, corkscrews and spirals at 66 mph! Truly one of a kind, Branson's 1880s theme park has been named one of the top six in the world! Highlighting the cultural heritage of the Ozarks, Silver Dollar City's streets are filled with music, food, and fun. Much live entertainment, (both in theaters and in shaded, street side venues,) plus arts, crafts, fabulous eats, historic and natural wonders, (like Marvel Cave). Seasonal festivals are held throughout the year; (World Fest, Great American Music Festival, National Children's Festival, National Festival of Craftsmen), Thrilling rides abound; (runaway mine trains, rafting, roller coasters & more) also: rides of a "kinder, gentler" nature for kids and grandparents.
  • Celebration City Branson's newest theme park opens May 1. The $40 million, 112-acre park will highlight some of the most colorful and entertaining eras of the 20th century. The fun will include 24 rides, multiple layers of themed entertainment, amusements, restaurants games and an evening laser show. Among the rides is a 10-story wooden roller coaster, a nostalgic centerpiece of the park's theme.
  • White Water Branson's "splashtacular" 12-acre water park.

More Attractions

  • Moonshine Beach Beautiful beach, newly renovated, with brand new facilities, picnic area, beach area, grassy, tree-shaded areas, and plenty of parking. Right next to Table Rock Dam.
  • Shepherd of the Hills Historic Homestead Features outdoor theater spectacle, Inspiration Tower, rides, shopping, food, shows. Original setting of world famous novel and John Wayne movie.
  • Showboat Branson Belle Majestic, 1890's style sternwheeler, (America's largest inland vessel). Romantic riverboatin' days come to life as you cruise lovely Table Rock Lake. Enjoy a sumptuous meal and a sensational new show.
  • Branson Scenic Railway Two-hour rides throughout he Ozarks on restored luxury cars form the 40s and 50s.
  • Spirit of America Sailing catamaran cruises on Table Rock Lake.
  • Branson's American Star Luxury yacht cruise (with meals and entertainment) on Table Rock Lake.
  • American Presidential Museum Presidential memorabilia, the Oval Office, Air Force One, and more!
  • Antique Toy Museum Fascinating collections from childhoods past.
  • Bonniebrook Park Kewpie Doll Museum, and Victorian mansion of Kewpie Doll creator Rose O'Neill.
  • Branson Balloon Giant new attraction from Germany - Takes up to 40 people over 500 feet in the air!
  • Branson Carriage Company Horse-drawn carriage tours along Lake Taneycomo and old downtown Branson.
  • Bumper Boats Water attraction on the strip
  • Burkett's Hollywood Museum Branson's new museum of movie memorabilia. Look for the Dumb & Dumber car parked outside!
  • The Butterfly Place Walk among thousands of live butterflies in this unique, indoor attraction.
  • Caverns Marvel Cave, (inside Silver Dollar City), Talking Rocks Cavern, Branson, and Fantastic Caverns, (near Springfield).
  • Cool off Water Chutes Fun water slides on the Branson strip
  • College of the Ozarks Ralph Foster Museum The 'Smithsonian of the Ozarks." See the original Beverly Hillbillies car!
  • Dewey Short Visitor Center, Gift Shop and Bookstore at Table Rock Lake State Park
  • Dixie Stampede See Recommended to Boomers
  • Dogwood Canyon Nature Park Nature Park trails, bicycling, horseback riding, tours. Waterfalls, caves, historic sites, buffalo, deer, elk.
  • Engler Block Fascinating indoor village of shops and demonstrating master craftsmen.
  • Go-Karts - All over Branson!
  • Golf 10 Scenic Courses with designs from Tom Fazio and Jack Nicklaus.
  • Grand Country Square See Recommended to Boomers
  • Hillbilly Hideout Mini Golf Mini-golf fun on the strip.
  • Hollywood Wax Museum Great scenes from classic movies, TV, and the music world, brought to life with dramatic, up-close realism.
  • IMAX Entertainment Complex Four different Imax films play daily on the giant, 6-story Imax screen. Plus -restaurant and live entertainment.
  • Indoor Mini Golf (See Grand Country Square)
  • Inspiration Tower The area's best view of Ozark's Scenery.
  • Jim Stafford's Jolly Trolley Company Laugh-filled sightseeing tour of the hills around Branson.
  • Kids Country Go karts and amusements on the strip
  • Lake Queen Sternwheel Riverboat Affordable sightseeing and meal cruises on Lake Taneycomo. On-board entertainment.
  • Lost Treasure Mini Golf Just look for the crashing B-25 bomber right on the Branson strip!
  • Mountain Man Nut & Fruit Co. See Recommended to Boomers
  • Museum of the Unexplained (in Reeds Spring) As seen on TV, ghost lights, UFOs, miracles, & mysteries.
  • Ozark Shooters Sports Complex Shoot those clay pigeons just North of town on Hwy. 65
  • Pirates Cove Adventure Golf-- 'Meet the Challenge and Discover the Fun" on two elaborately fun miniature golf courses filled with seafaring hazards. Arcades and snacks inside.
  • Predator World Live Animal Zoo(Branson West) Live animals, everything from alligators to tigers, lions, and bears.
  • Ride the Ducks See Recommended to Boomers.
  • Ridge Runner Branson go-kart tracks.
  • Ripley's Believe it or Not! Museum of AmazementA fascinating tour of the bizarre, the mysterious, the unusual..
  • River Run Outfitters Complete outfitters for fly fishing excursions.
  • Sammy Lane Pirate Cruise Pirate attacks frequent this historic cruise on Lake Taneycomo.
  • Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery One of the most popular stops in Branson. Come see the incredible operation that raises rainbow trout for stocking all over the country.
  • Shepherd of the Hills Homestead Site of the turn-of-the century novel and John Wayne movie. Attractions, horseback riding, wagon rides.
  • Singing Sensations Recording Studio Make a record in a professional studio! (Grand Village Shops)
  • Splash Country Indoor/ Outdoor Interactive Water Park See Recommended to Boomers
  • State Park Marina Rent ski boats, pontoons, bass boats, watercraft, go parasailing, or scuba diving. On Table Rock Lake.
  • Stone Hill Winery Home of Missouri's award-winning wines. Free tours, folklore, fun. Free wine tasting (grape juice for the kids).
  • Studio City Cafe Home of the Jim Bakker TV Show See Recommended to Boomers
  • Table Rock Helicopters Thrilling, high-flying view of the Ozarks.
  • Thunder Road Family fun. Mini-golf, bumper cars, arcades, race track, batting cages, trampolines, gyro-orbiter.
  • The Track Family Fun Parks Go-Karts, mini-golf, amusements, and the giant wood track Wild Woody! 5 locations along the Branson strip.
  • Trek the Ozarks Outdoor Adventures (check out their website at trektheozarks.com )
  • Trail Rides at riding stables throughout the area.
  • Veterans Memorial Museum A powerful experience, and a legacy to 20th century veterans. Look for that life-sized WWII P-51 Mustang fighter landing on the Branson strip!
  • Waltzing Waters Powerful music/water/special effects extravaganza.
  • World's Largest Toy Museum Room after room of toy displays, including dolls, trains, bicycles, and window scenes.

Area Attractions

  • Bass Pro Shop and Outdoor World (Springfield) 'World's Largest Sporting Goods Store." The store has giant aquariums, an indoor trout stream and waterfall, and retail departments, including hunting, fishing, shooting, outdoor goods, clothing, boats and more. One of the top attractions in the Midwest. Inside: Hemingway's Restaurant (great seafood!) and McDonald's.
  • Wonders of Wildlife (Springfield) Spectacular new wildlife museum, located as part of the Bass Pro Shop and Outdoor World, (see above).
  • Exotic Animal Paradise (Strafford) 9 mile auto tour. See 3,000 wild, exotic animals and rare birds in a 400-acre natural habitat.
  • Fantastic Caverns (N. of Springfield) America's only drive-thru caverns. Near Springfield, MO.
  • General Sweeny's Museum (Republic, near Springfield) One of the foremost Civil War museums in the country. Rare uniforms, flags, John Brown's personal effects, and more. Next to Wilson's Creek National Battlefield.
  • Stained Glass Theatre (Ozark) Evangelical Christian theater presenting all types of theater: comedy, drama, mystery, musicals etc. Phone: (417) 869-9018. 21 miles North of Branson on US Hwy. 65. (Ozark) Website: www.sgtheatre.com
  • Wilson's Creek National Battlefield (Republic, near Springfield) Site of major Civil War battle in August, 1861. Park, Museum, Visitor's Center. Living history tours and demonstrations.
  • Precious Moments (Carthage, MO) One of the most popular stops off I-44. This is the world headquarters for the famous collectables. Chapel, mall, gallery, museum, Fountain of Angels show, gardens, grounds, atrium, RV Park, conference center, hotel.
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Home and Museum (Mansfield, MO, 40 mi. E. of Springfield) Home of the author of The Little House on the Prairie and other "Little House" books about her pioneer childhood. Tour the original home where she lived and wrote her books. Museum, gift shop. In Mansfield, MO. on Hwy 60, just 40 miles from Springfield.