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Branson Bucket List: The Best Ozarks Activities You Do Not Want to Miss. Nestled in the stunning Ozark Mountains, Branson, Missouri is the best entertainment hub in the Midwest. Head to this fantastic city for a variety of activities including shows, theme parks, shopping, and tons of amazing food. Any family trip to Branson is bound to be an unforgettable one.Silver Dollar City, Branson MO

Best Family Attraction: Silver Dollar City. The most popular place for families seeking the thrills a theme park has to offer, Silver Dollar City provides a variety of fun that is great for all ages. The park features dozens of rides paired with specialty shops offering crafts and delicious food as well as entertaining shows. Year-round, guests can ride fun roller coasters like WildFire and Outlaw Run or take to the Giant Barn Swing. Kiddos can explore Fireman’s Landing for kid-friendly fun, and those looking to cool off in the summer can make their way down the Lost River of the Ozarks or vault down the American Plunge at exhilarating 35 mph speeds. The park also features themed festivals to keep things new and fresh throughout the year, and there is nothing like joining SDC for the Star-Spangled Summer or the incredible Old Time Christmas celebration. Regardless of the type of theme park experience you are looking for, Silver Dollar City truly offers something for every visitor.Dixie Stampede Branson, MO

Best Dinner Show: Dixie Stampede. If you have never been to Dixie, you are missing out. The Dixie Stampede is the most popular dinner and show experience in the United States, and visitors can take in this one-of-a-kind show while visiting Branson. Cheer on your favorite as two sides compete in a variety of fun challenges including horseback riding and other stunts. Combined with special effects, musical pieces that are absolutely masterful, and 32 horses to dazzle guests, this show is an extravagant production that all ages can enjoy. To top it off, guests will be able to see the patriotic show of Red, White, and Blue which celebrates the US with flying Doves of Peace, original music by Dolly Parton, and fireworks. During the show, a delicious meal is served to tantalize the taste buds. This all-inclusive experience is a must-have.

Moses at Branson, MOBest Theatrical Performance:
Moses at Sight and Sound Theatres. Moses at Sight and Sound Theatres provides an epic performance of Biblical proportions. The show is characterized by awe-inspiring special effects, an original script, and even live animals. The plot follows the journey of Moses as he works to free the children of Israel from Egyptian slavery. Guests will be entranced as the events of the Ten Plagues descend upon Egypt, the Hebrews are freed, and Moses parts the Red Sea to free his people. Then, watch in awe as Moses receives the Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai, from God Himself. With professional actors taking to the stage, original music, and an elaborate set and costumes, this immersive show is one that you must see to believe.Branson Zipline

Best Eco-Tours in Branson: Branson Zipline and Canopy Tours. To truly enjoy Branson, a visit to some of the beautiful greenery in the area is a great choice. With the Branson Zipline and Canopy Tours, guests will be able to experience the outdoors and nature while having an adventure along the way. This is the perfect opportunity to try something new with a zip line tour. The courses feature various zip lines, suspension bridges, and other attractions such as the Dynamite Drop. There are plenty of tour options available, making it easy to fit some adrenaline-pumping action into your trip. Plus, there is no better way to experience the beauty of the Ozark Mountains than by zooming through its canopies.Bigfoot in Branson

Best Attractions on the 76 Strip: Big Foot on the Strip, Branson Ferris Wheel, and More. Winding its way through Branson’s most popular tourist area, the 76 Strip is filled with attractions, activities, and more to delight all ages. Guests can take to old favorites such as Ripley’s Believe It! Or Not museum, the Titanic Museum, or the Butterfly Palace & RainforestAdventure. Plus, there are some brand new attractions that are taking the city by storm. At Big Foot on the Strip, guests can brave exhilarating ride such as a 200-ft freefall tower and the Saddle Swing, as well as take a trip on an observation ride offering 360 degree views of the Strip; or, they can put their skills to the test at the arcade. The 76 Strip is also home to an iconic piece of Navy Pier - a 15-story Ferris wheel that gives riders breathtaking views of the city. No matter what kind of adventure you are looking for, the 76 Strip is filled with a multitude of activities that make any vacation wonderful.

Branson LandingBest Shopping Experiences: Branson Landing and Tanger Outlets. For those who love to shop until they drop, Branson has plenty to offer. Head to the Branson Landing for stunning views of Lake Taneycomo as well as a variety of shopping venues to help you treat yourself. Fulfill all your shopping desires with places such as Bass Pro, Claire’s, Branson Quilts, and Build-a-Bear. Once you’ve watched the fountains and taken in everything the Landing has to offer, check out Tanger Outlets for deals that will delight. There is something for everyone at this popular mall, featuring everything from Coach and Vera Bradley to the Nike Factory Store and Under Armour. Plus, Tanger is home to one of only eleven Disney stores in the world. Shopping gurus are sure to delight at the options available in the Ozarks.Branson Cakes and Cream
Best Dining Options: Cakes-n-Creams 50’s Diner and Osage Restaurant at Top of the Rock.  Taste the vibrant flavors of the Ozarks with some of Branson’s finest dining options. For those with a sweet tooth, Cakes-n-Creams is a popular choice, featuring everything from burgers and pizza to delicious ice cream sundaes and their signature funnel cake all served up in a 50s diner-style establishment. For a fancier experience, the Osage Restaurant at Top of the Rock is the place to be. Not only will guests be served up American-inspired foods, but the restaurant itself creates a unique experience. Decked out with beautiful art, leather, and tapestries, guests can enjoy views of the Ozark Mountains with a beautiful 360 degree window opening. Dinner with a view is at your fingertips. With plenty of flavors to choose from, Branson has something for every palate.

Make it happen. Branson Shows makes it easy to create your own family vacation with hotels, meals and shows all included, many times at a savings.

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