What makes a great vacation are the adventures and memories that come with it. Branson Missouri will surely promise that you get loads of these. Apart from being known as the Live Entertainment Capital of the World, it is also considered to be one of the famous vacation destinations in the Midwest. There are a lot of attractions and activities that people of all ages can enjoy in Branson. One such attraction in Branson that people enjoy most is Branson’s 1880s-themed craft village, Silver Dollar City.
Silver Dollar City brings to you all the fun that you can have in a theme park. It features lots of thrilling rides, demonstrating craftsmen, entertaining shows, shops and restaurants, and six annual festivals. These are the reasons why people never get tired of coming back to Branson’s Silver Dollar City. Because the fun is endless, and there is always something new to look forward to. Silver Dollar City operates from mid-March to December 31. Throughout this period, guests of Silver Dollar City can enjoy world class roller coasters, steam engine train rides, giant swings, and water shoot-out rides. Try the most famous ride in Silver Dollar City, the Outlaw Run which is also considered to be the world’s most daring wood coaster with all its heart-pumping twists and turns. If all these thrills are too much for you, there are also more than 40 shows everyday for you to catch. Each show lasts for about 20 to 25 minutes.
In every corner of Silver Dollar City, you can find over a hundred craftsmen and women who demonstrates crafts to you. These people and the crafts they made were important aspects of the life back then in the 1880s. Some of the craftsmen and women that you can find in the park are glassblowers, blacksmiths, and even cooks making homemade soap!
The fun and excitement does not end here! Never will you find Silver Dollar City a boring place because of the festivals hosted in this park. The first festival of the year is the World-Fest where international diversity is celebrated. During May, the Bluegrass & BBQ Festival is hosted by Silver Dollar City. The kids are going to love a visit in Silver Dollar City from June to August because of the National Kids Fest. From late August to early September, a festival that features Branson’s favorite music genre is happening. This is the Southern Gospel Picnic where good food and good music come together. The National Harvest Festival runs from mid-September to late October. And come November and December, the Old Time Christmas transforms the whole park into a winter wonderland with all the lights and Christmas decors.
What more can you ask for in a theme park that has everything you want? Come and visit Silver Dollar City – where the magic never ends. If you are looking for a lodging place in Branson, stay close to Silver Dollar City and book your stay in Thousand Hills Golf Resort. It has various lodging options for you and you also get to be in a really secluded place away from all the city noise. For more inquiries and reservations on Thousand Hills, just call 1-877-262-0430.