Summer is the peak season for vacationers, no matter what the destination. Branson is no different. From the picturesque views of Table Rock Lake to the shopping experiences offered by Branson Landing and Tanger Outlets. If you’re traveling to Branson this summer, make sure to check out these fun vacation activities that are just minutes away from your Branson condo rentals at Thousand Hills.
1. White Water
As one of the members of the Silver Dollar City family of attractions, White Water offers families a day of beach fun without having to travel so far from home. This 13 acre park is filled with over 2 million gallons of wet and wild fun. Rides for all ages are scattered throughout the park, including rides that the entire family can enjoy. There are 4 eateries within the park so you and your family can spend an entire day soaking up rays and splashing in the water. Conveniently located just off Highway 76, the park operates from May to August. Season passes are available now and give pass holders unlimited visits throughout the season. Adults (ages 12-61) are $88.16, children (ages 4-11) are $77.00, and seniors (62 +) are $81.47. Group discounts and other special offers are also available. For more information, visit bransonwhitewater.com.
2. Ride the Ducks
One of Branson’s most popular attractions, Ride the Ducks makes your vacation into an adventure! With 2 boarding locations and 2 tour routes, you can explore the Ozark Mountains in a whole new way. The Lake Taneycomo Adventure boards at Branson Landing, while the Table Rock Adventure boards on the famous Highway 76. The Lake Taneycomo Adventure operates from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend each year. During your excursion, your captain will share details about the rich history of the Branson area. You’ll also receive your own Wacky Quacker®, which will definitely grab the attention of the locals and passersby. Plus, Ride the Ducks is an affordable vacation activity for your family. Excursion tickets are $21.00 for adults (ages 12-61), $12.00 for children (ages 4-11), and $20.00 for seniors (ages 62+). Book your tickets today to travel over land and water exploring the historic Ozark Mountains. For more information or to book tickets, visit branson.ridetheducks.com.
3. Showboat Branson Belle
If you’re looking for a cruise but don’t want to pay for one in the Caribbean, look no further than Showboat Branson Belle. You’ll experience panoramic views of the beautiful Table Rock Lake as you stroll 3 decks. You’ll also enjoy a delicious 3-course meal and an exciting show featuring world-class performers like aerial violinist Janice Martin, singing group The ShowMen, and comedian Christopher James. The best part is that you get all of this – cruise, dinner, and show – for only $49!
4. Branson Scenic Railway
For a memorable Branson summer vacation, take your family for an excursion with Branson Scenic Railway. This 40-mile roundtrip excursion takes passengers from the historic depot in downtown Branson, built in 1905. The route then goes either north to Galena or south into Arkansas, with your conductor telling the Ozarks’ history along the way. Tickets for regular excursions are $26.00 for adults (ages 13+), $15.50 for children (ages 3-12). Other excursions are available; visit bransontrain.com for more information.
If you’re traveling to Branson this summer, these activities are perfect for your family and perfectly close to the condo rentals at Thousand Hills. Make your vacation memorable this summer by going to Branson and experiencing the family entertainment that Branson has to offer.