- Published on Wednesday, August 21 2013 2:32 AM
Written by Rhoda
Posted by Mark Ruda
Adventure Day Everyday in Silver Dollar City
Branson’s Silver Dollar City is the place to go to when you want loads of adventure. It has also been one of the most popular vacation destinations in the Midwest. This 1880’s themed village has been entertaining Branson’s guests since 1960 with its numerous rides and attractions. Over the years, some rides and attractions have come and go. Some are replaced, some are rebuilt. No matter what the rides and attractions are, Silver Dollar City still delivers the adventure that you are looking for in your Branson vacation.
Silver Dollar City has been a staple family destination when in Branson. During the middle of March through the 31st of December, which is considered to be the Silver Dollar City season, people troop to Branson’s Silver Dollar City to experience a different kind of thrill and adrenaline rush in the theme park. Over 30 rides and attractions are present in the park to provide you a one-of-a-kind Branson adventure. These rides include roller coaster, steam engine train rides, giant swings, water shoot-out rides, and geysers – just to name a few. Not only that, because Silver Dollar City also provides you with great entertainment. As of the present, there are six entertainment venues in Silver Dollar City with more than 40 shows available each day. These shows, lasting about 20 to 25 minutes each, are the perfect options for you to relax and chill from all the thrills you had in the rides.
If there is one thing that you cannot miss in Silver Dollar City, it has got to be the Outlaw Run. Outlaw Run is known to be the world’s most daring wood coaster. It is the only wooden coaster to have an 81 degree drop, which is the steepest drop there is in the world of wooden coasters. It also features an upside down twist and a 720 degree double barrel roll. Think this is enough adrenaline rush for you? Check out the speed of this wood coaster as is can go as fast as 68 miles per hour, making it the second fastest wood coaster in the world!
Another way to take a break when you had too much of the excitement that this theme park brings is to take a look at the crafts made by Branson’s finest craftsmen and women. Aligned with the park’s theme, the crafts made by these Branson locals are also things that were an essential part of life in the 1880s.
Lastly, the restaurants in Silver Dollar City serves food that are more than you could ask of a theme park food. There are 12 restaurants in Silver Dollar City which features Ozark country cooking. These restaurants are so good that even the magazine “Amusement Today” rated Silver Dollar City as having the best theme park food there is in America. Don’t miss out to taste some bestsellers from restaurants in the park. Eva and Delilah’s Bakery located near the entrance of the park serves your favorite baked goodies. Aunt Polly’s is also known to serve the best fried chicken and catfish. Buckshot Annie’s Skillet Cookery is known for its harvest succotash. The Ribhouse is known to serve its famous barbecue, baby back ribs, smoked chicken, and smoked brisket. After having your sumptuous meals in the park, go grab some desserts like ice cream and funnel cakes, which can be found all over the park, too.
Silver Dollar City has it all to make your vacation truly memorable and exciting. Visit Silver Dollar City now – where adventure never ends!