The theme parks in Branson Missouri are certainly one of the most popular attractions for tourists. Aside from being known as the live music show capital of the world, Branson has also made a name as the ultimate vacation destination in the Midwest because of the many family-friendly activities and attractions that abound in the area. One of these attractions is Silver Dollar City.
Silver Dollar City has been a famous theme park in Branson since the 1960s. This park features an 1880s themed village and dozens of rides and attractions, along with demonstrating craftsmen, daily shows, and unique shops and restaurants. Visiting Silver Dollar City is one activity that you should not miss out on. It features several festivals all year round. This year, catch Silver Dollar City’s new season this mid-March so you can be the first to experience the new attractions in the park. Silver Dollar City has more than 30 rides and attractions that you can enjoy. There are world class roller coasters, steam engine trains, giant swings, water shoot-out rides, geysers, and a lot more. That is too much thrill for you, so you can have a relaxing breather in the 6 entertainment venues in the park where you can catch over 40 shows per day. Each show is about 20 to 25 minutes long.
What makes Silver Dollar City a unique theme park is the presence of craftsmen in every corner of the park. You can find over a hundred craftsmen and women who will show you how the crafts that were an essential part of their culture back in the 1800s are made. You will see blacksmiths glassblowers, cooks, and a lot more.
Silver Dollar City is also known to have the best theme park food in America. Indulge in a yummy food trip in the park with restaurants like Eva and Delilah’s Bakery, Aunt Polly’s, Buckshot Annie’s Skillet Cookery, The Ribhouse, and a lot more. Get the best fried chicken and catfish from Aunt Polly’s, harvest succotash from Buckshot Annie’s Skillet, barbecue, baby back ribs, smoked chicken, and smoked brisket from The Ribhouse. The park also has food booths everywhere, where you can buy desserts like ice cream and funnel cakes.
Watch out for the festivals throughout the year. These festivals are World-Fest, Bluegrass and BBQ Festival, National Kids Fest, Southern Gospel Picnic, National Harvest Festival, and Old Time Christmas festival.
Make your Silver Dollar adventure more convenient by staying near the park. Stay in Thousand Hills Golf Resort where you have various lodging options to suit your needs. Aside from staying close to Silver Dollar City and Branson’s entertainment district, you are also in a very relaxing environment that is nestled in the Ozark woods and Table Rock Lake. For reservations in Thousand Hills, call 1-877-262-0430.