Four Must-Do Activities in Branson, Missouri
Branson, Missouri is one of the most well-loved places to travel in the Midwest. Well-known for its variety of shows, shops, and museums, there’s an activity to love no matter how old you are. If you’re taking a shorter trip, chances are you’re going to feel a bit pressed for time. After all, there’s so much to do and see, you don’t want to leave the area feeling as though you missed something important! Before you travel to the area, whether it’s on business or leisure, make sure you fit these highly-recommended activities into your itinerary; you don’t want to regret it later.
Silver Dollar City
Young or old, it doesn’t matter – Silver Dollar City is an attraction you can’t miss. It gets almost unfalteringly high ratings on TripAdvisorand a quick look through the pictures should explain why. Lovers of art can revel in the old-time crafts such as glass blowing and basket weaving, and there are plenty of rides for kids and adults alike. Employees roam around wearing traditional, turn-of-the-century Ozark costumes and traditional Ozark food is served as well, from filling entrees to old-timey candy, desserts, and funnel cakes. Take a trip back in time at Silver Dollar City, it’s an unforgettable experience.
America’s Presidency Museum
For those history buffs out there, America’s Presidency Museum is among the most highly recommended in the Midwest and in the country. See preserved outfits worn by a number of different First Ladies, strange personal items owned by your favorite past presidents, and a wide variety of exhibits revealing interesting facts about President Lincoln, President Roosevelt, and President Kennedy. It’s a truly entertaining and unique experience for both children and adults – certainly more so than other American history museums.
The Landing Area
The Landing Area in Downtown Branson on Main Street is packed with attractions you can’t see anywhere else, like the fire and water show. It’s packed with lots of unique shops where you can pick u
p some souvenirs, one-of-a-kind artwork, and more. There’s also a Bass Pro Shops restaurant which sits right on the water; eating there at sunset is the perfect way to end a day filled with the sights and sounds of Main Street and the Landing Area. This area is also home to some of tourists’ favorite hotels in Branson, MO if you’re looking for a top-notch place to stay.
If you come to Branson looking to see one of the city’s many famous shows, Six is the one you don’t want to miss. Six, otherwise known as an “Orchestra of Human Voices,” is an a cappella group made up of six brothers who perform all-vocal renditions of hit songs from musical artists such as Psy, Coldplay, Elvis, and the Beach Boys. They mix up their act by including lots of comedy skits and storytelling, so no matter what type of show you want to see, this is the one that will please everybody. The show is truly fascinating and entertaining, and best of all; they often have discounts for their tickets on their website.
Arthur is a former travel agent who enjoys exploring new cultures and learning different languages