Branson, located in the state of Missouri, is a city of about 11,000 people in the Ozark Mountains. It’s a popular holiday and tourist destination because of its proximity to several beautiful outdoor sites including the Table Rock Lake, Lake Taneycomo, and Bull Shoals Lake, which are popular with fishermen and can also be used for boating and jet skiing. The nearby Ozark Mountains are another attraction for hikers, climbers, and extreme sports enthusiasts. Branson travel is perfect for all things outdoors. Branson has nightlife too, and it might be famous for its Titanic Museum if it weren’t for the city’s long association with country music. There are also several other theaters that regularly host country music events. Traveling to Branson by road is easy when coming from Tulsa, Oklahoma City, and Wichita, as well as St Louis, and is served by the Branson Airport. Click through our Branson travel guide for more information on what to do and where to stay.
Things Not to Miss in Branson
• Route 76, known in Branson as 76 Country Boulevard, where many of the live family entertainment theaters are located.
• Glen Campbell Goodtime Theatre, owned and operated by the Rhinestone Cowboy himself.
• Check out what’s playing in Branson’s Grand Country Music Hall.
• The lakes of Branson, where you can do everything from fishing and boating to swimming and waterskiing. There’s also plenty of hiking, bird watching, camping, and canoeing to be done along The Ozarks.
When to Go to Branson
Live theater shows run all year round, but outdoor adventurers might consider visiting Branson over the summer months. Typically, the weather is warmest during July, when temperatures can reach into the 80s.