Here’s Why You Should Visit Silver Dollar City

Branson is all about fun and excitement. It has lots of activities and attractions to keep you on your feet everytime. One of the reasons why guests keep on coming to Branson every chance they get is the awesome collection of theme parks in the area. Among these theme parks, the most famous of all is Silver Dollar City.


Silver Dollar City has been Branson’s main theme park. Dating back from the 1960s, Silver Dollar City has been entertaining and offering family friendly activities and attractions. This theme park is now an 1880s themed craft village which also features various thrill rides, attractions, craftsmen, entertaining shows, shops and restaurants, and six festivals all year round. Silver Dollar City has become a staple destination for families.

The world-class theme park runs from mid-March to December 31. Within this period, Branson guests and locals can enjoy the thrilling and exciting activities in the park. Get to experience more than 30 rides and attractions in Silver Dollar City. Some of the must-try rides in the area are the Outlaw Run, the world’s most daring wood coaster, Powder Keg, Marvel Cave, giant swings, and water shoot-out rides. If you want to take a break from all the adrenaline rush the park is giving you, you can also catch the shows in the six entertainment venues in the park. There are more than 40 shows per day and each show typically lasts from 20 to 25 minutes – just right for you to prepare yourself for your next adventure in the park.

As you walk along inside Silver Dollar City, you can also see craftsmen and women who are demonstrating crafts that were an important part of the life back in the 1880s. Some of the craftsmen and women that you can encounter are blacksmiths, glassblowers, potters, and cooks.


Aside from all these attractions, Silver Dollar City is also known to have the best theme park food in all of America, as rated by “Amusement Today” magazine. You can also choose to have a gastronomic adventure in the park by visiting some of the restaurants. Eva and Delilah’s Bakery is located just inside the entrance. Aunt Polly’s Restaurant is also famous for its fried chicken and catfish. There is also Buckshot Annie’s Skillet Cookery, which is well known for its harvest succotash. And if you are looking for a place to have a heavy meal, just go to The Ribhouse so you can have your serving of its famous barbecue, baby back ribs, smoked chicken and smoked brisket.

If you are staying in Branson for a couple of days or more, get a lodging place near Silver Dollar City so you can have easy access to all the activities in the park, especially if there is an ongoing festival. Choose to stay in Thousand Hills Golf Resort, where you can have various lodging options to match your every need. For more information regarding the Silver Dollar City and Thousand Hills Lodging package, just visit

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