Why Vacation in Branson Missouri?

Want to know what Branson has to offer? Read on and see why Branson MO is one of the top vacation destinations in the United States.

Theaters & Music! Branson Missouri is known as the “Live Music Show Capital of the World” for good reason. With nearly 100 live shows in 50 different theaters there is sure to be a show for everyone. While Branson is widely known for the Classic Country music shows & gospel many people do not realize that Branson Missouri offers many shows featuring classic rock from the 50’s, 60’s & 70’s as well. More music shows are added every year so visitors will want to keep returning to see new shows and revisit old favorites. Branson also plays host to special appearances by legendary stars such as Lorrie Morgan, Glen Campbell, Natalie Cole, Willie Nelson, LeAnn Rimes, The Beach Boys, Randy Travis and many more.

Attractions! The Branson area offers world class theme parks such as Silver Dollar City, museums, wineries and more. The attractions in the Branson area offer fun for the whole family from history, to Hollywood, to roller coasters, Go-Karts, and miniature golf. All these and more make a Branson vacation the best deal in Missouri.

Shopping! Branson offers shopping experiences unlike anywhere else. Branson offers antiques, outlet malls, and shops galore. And all visitors will want to visit the world class waterfront shopping experience, Branson Landing. All these combine to make shopping in Branson a unique treat not found anywhere else in MO or the Midwest.

Restaurants! The variety of cuisine found in Branson means there is something to satisfy anyone’s hunger. From local restaurants with home-style cooking to famous national chains there is sure to be a new restaurant for visitors to try around every corner. Some Branson restaurants feature live entertainment, others spectacular lake views and scenery, and each one is focused on treating visitors to a great meal.

Meetings & Conventions! The Branson area is fast becoming a leading choice for meetings & conventions. The new 220,000 sq ft. convention center offers cutting edge meeting technology along with several hotels with a variety of meeting space. As an alternative to a traditional conference center theatres can accommodate thousands of people for day events as well as destination spots for team building like Thousand Hills Golf & Conference Resort. Branson Missouri is a great destination for conference and meeting attendees who wish to bring their family members.

Nature! The Branson area is centered among 3 Lakes with over 100,000 acres of surface area for water activities of all kinds. Fishing is always popular in Branson—trout & bass tournament fishing abounds. Other water activities include boating, swimming, scuba-diving, water skiing, para-sailing and more. Miles of nature trails for hiking and biking. Award winning golf courses lay among the Ozark Hills. There are also stables for horseback riding and caves for exploring. Enjoy vacationing in nature and being outside in the pristine Ozark Hills & Forests around Branson.

Location! Located in the heart of the Ozarks, Branson, Missouri has long been one of the top driving vacation destinations in the United States. Branson is located within a day’s drive of anywhere in the Midwest including Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Nashville, and St. Louis. The drive to Branson will also be an easy one—Branson can be reached by Interstate & 4 Lane Highways from almost anywhere. A central US location means moderate weather, less vacation expenses, and more time for fun and relaxation.

Seasonal Variety! Branson is a town of all seasons. No matter what day of the year it is, there is sure to be something going on in Branson.

  • Spring Break — Flowers are blooming, trees are turning green and Branson’s famous shows and attractions get the year started off right.
  • Summer Family Vacations — Water parks and theme parks and outdoor fun.
  • Fall Getaways — Beautiful autumn foliage and cooler temperatures.
  • Christmas Vacation— When the streets of Branson are lined with lights and most shows have a holiday theme. Branson is known around the world for celebrating the season.
  • Hot Winter Fun — The temperature may be cool, but dozens of live shows stay open to keep things hot for your winter Branson Missouri vacation.


For all these reasons and more, millions of people make Branson their home or their number one choice for vacation and leisure. Find out more Branson Lodging information and Free Branson Vacation Guide today!