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UNCLE BUCK’S FISH BOWL & GRILL

SILVER DOLLAR CITY announces the World’s Fastest, Steepest and Tallest Complete-Circuit Spinning Roller Coaster with the spring 2018 debut of Time Traveler. Following months of speculation and extreme interest radiating within the amusement industry and from coaster enthusiasts around the globe, the internationally-awarded 1880s-style theme park will make history with this customdesigned, custom-engineered attraction that introduces a new generation of thrill coasters for families to enjoy! SHOWBOAT BRANSON BELLE America’s Most Entertaining Dinner Cruise and Lunch Adventure features 3-course meals and amazing live shows on pristine Table Rock Lake. A unique experience like no other offered in the region, as you cruise aboard an authentic paddle wheeler. The 700-seat vessel has multi-level viewing decks for Ozark Mountain sightseeing. Plus inside, in a showroom and dining room that spans three stories, the ship’s crew delivers on the promise of “most entertaining” with a new-for-2018 variety show of singing and dancing performers plus a live band. Music genres include classic favorites from Broadway to rock and today’s country, plus award-winning comedy. Enjoy a meal, a cruise and a show – all in one picturesque experience!

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SAMSON He’s the original superhero; able to defeat entire armies and slay lions in a single Bible story. But his superpower comes with a catch: he must follow the rules. And that’s where the trouble begins. As Samson resists the Philistines--and his own personal calling--he soon falls prey to temptation, losing his strength and sight. But has he lost hope? Experience this biblical drama in jaw-dropping scale as it comes to life through a world-class cast, spectacular special effects and live animals--on stage and in the aisles. Experience an unforgettable, uplifting thrill ride that literally brings down the house at Sight & Sound Theatre. BRANSON JET BOATS Making a Splash! A whole new lake tour has arrived in the Ozarks. Branson Jet Boats is the first of its kind in the area. The tour combines an ideal location with history, local stories and natural beauty along with a specially designed boat, capable of thrilling maneuvers that makes for one unbelievable adventure in Branson. THE BRANSON COASTER begins with a 1000ft descent immediately after departing the loading dock! The tracks twist and turn so close you’ll think you are going to collide! As you reach the bottom of the track, a chain driven system will

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catch your cart and begin to bring you back up. You will pause for a brief second before you cross over the first track and begin your free fall. Don’t forget to smile as you glide past the camera! Just after making the final turn you will be lifted back towards the top! BRANSON MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE PARK is home of the Runaway coaster. A unique family friendly thrill ride takes you over 5,000 feet of track as gravity pulls you down hills, around corners and through two 360° horizontal loops as you race to the bottom at speeds up to 30mph. Riders can choose to go at full speed for maximum thrills or use a personal braking system to travel at a more moderate pace and enjoy Branson’s natural beauty and spectacular views as they descend the mountain. The Runaway is just the first of many planned outdoor adventures at Branson Mountain Adventure Park. BRANSON AREA GOLF COURSES The Branson/Lakes Area is the fastest-growing golf destination in America, likely the world. Three courses have opened in the past four years, and another three are planned to debut in the next three years. And they’re not just any courses. They’re mind-blowers, with recently opened


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courses designed by Nicklaus, Fazio and Player. A Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw layout is under construction and will open in 2018, with two more by Tiger Woods announced. There are eight courses in the Branson area. A prime example of the new direction golf is taking here in the Ozarks is the Top of the Rock course, part of Big Cedar Lodge Resort. It is a Jack Nicklaus designed, 9-hole, par 3 golf course, and is one of only eleven courses in the nation to be recognized by the Audubon Signature Cooperative Sanctuary Program. Buffalo Ridge Springs and Top of the Rock are played annually as part of the PGA Tour Champions Legends of Golf each spring. The newly planned courses join an existing collection of good to great. Golf first came to Branson at Holiday Hills, built in 1938 by a well- known Chicago golf pro, Don Gardner. Many locals enjoy delightful Thousand Hills, a Bob Cupp design that belies the first impression its par-64 routing invokes. Sinewy, impressive Branson Hills Golf Club, where the state amateur championship was held, is a hearty, gorgeous golf test. Don’t omit playing LedgeStone Country Club or Pointe Royale Golf Village when in the area. Both public access, the former is a rollicking routing over hill and dale, where

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hole names fittingly advise golfers of what’s to come – The Slot, Temptation, Deception and The Plunge, to name a few. FUN MOUNTAIN at Big Cedar Lodge offers a 4,000-square-foot arcade with 60 of the most exciting games anywhere and featuring a few classic favorites. An augmented climbing wall combines projected graphics and body tracking to create interactive games and to excite any climbing skill level; You can also bowl in the ocean – sixteen full lanes offer a unique underwater experience surrounded by sea turtles, sharks, stingrays, and other saltwater species. Handpainted murals and fish suspended in the air – you have to see it to believe it; Or turn your world upside-down on radically different bumper cars that rotate 360 degrees. Each time a car is hit, the car does a series of surprising moves that makes the game even more exciting; Wilderness lovers will be transported to Fort Big Cedar, an arena that can host up to 24 players at a time for the ultimate laser tag experience. Be on the lookout for wild animals like mountain lions, bears, and wolves that come alive to attack you while you are tagging your family and friends. NATIONAL TOURING ACTS Scheduled to appear: The Oak Ridge Boys, Neal McCoy, Dailey & Vincent, Home Free,

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Dennis Quaid and The Sharks, Trace Adkins, Billy “Crash” Craddock, Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone, Charley Pride, Marty Haggard and Georgette Jones, Janie Fricke, Jeannie Seely and Moore & Moore, Moe Bandy, Lee Greenwood. Vicki Lawrence & Mama and more will play in Branson. SNOWFLEX TUBING HILL The largest synthetic snow tubing hill in the US is at the Branson Zipline at Wolfe Mountain. This unique year-round attraction uses the high-performance snow sports surface Snowflex®. Phase one of Snowflex® tubing will allow up to eight tubes to run down the slope simultaneously. The run is designed to give maximum thrills to all ages, in the beautiful setting of the Ozark Mountains. Traditionally a winter activity, the Snowflex® tubing hill will also be available throughout the spring, summer and fall. BILLY YATES’ IN THE ROUND brings the performing songwriter experience to the stage as this award-winning, Grammy-nominated singer hosts two hit writer/artists from Nashville at the Americana Theatre. You’ll feel the raw emotions, laugh, and possibly cry, as these performers share their heart and soul in this experience “like no other” in Branson.


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LIVE SHOWS LET OUR FAMILIES ENTERTAIN YOUR FAMILY

No trip to Branson is complete without a stop to see some live entertainment.

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LIVE SHOWS

ALL HANDS ON DECK! SHOW

Shows in Branson appeal to visitors of all ages, with state-of-the-art theatres ranging from intimate 50-seat venues to 3,000-seat theatrical auditoriums. Morning, afternoon and night, live shows offer a variety of entertainment options for all ages. The wide range gives everyone something to sing about, and every show is appropriate and fun for everyone in the family.

we have “more stars per square foot in Branson than anywhere else in the universe!”

There is music from every era and style performed by both rising young entertainers and legendary stars. The wide variety of music includes Pop, Country, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Gospel, Patriotic, Broadway, Western, Big Band, Swing, Bluegrass, Jazz, Classical and more. Music made famous by baroque composers, cowboy poets, cinematic blockbusters, ’50s heartthrobs, ’60s pop bands, and today’s Top 40 artists can be enjoyed from early in the morning throughout the afternoon, evening and late at night.

Comedians are a Branson staple, both as headliners and specialty acts in zany variety shows and opening acts. Peals of laughter can be heard throughout Branson with clean comedy the whole

Several internationally famous performers call Branson home, as do scores of ensemble production shows featuring large casts of singers, dancers and musicians. State-of-the-art productions, world-class tribute shows and famous national touring acts add to an eclectic mix of entertainment. We like to say that

Entire families of entertainers headline shows in Branson and continue a timehonored tradition of more than 56 years, pioneered by the Mabe family of Branson’s Famous Baldknobbers and 50 years of Presleys’ Country Jubilee.

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family can truly enjoy and that tickles everyone’s funny bone. International shows broaden the scope of entertainment diversity. These shows inject cultural flavor through their music, dance, acrobatics, costuming and sets. Each April, Silver Dollar City presents the Festival of Wonder, bringing hundreds of performers from around the world. Branson is truly a melting pot of international entertainment. Since the Baldknobbers played the first notes on the banks of Lake Taneycomo, live shows have been the mainstay of a

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vacation in Branson. Today, with so many acts to choose from, Branson is truly the Live Music Show Capital of the World! From Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction to the multi-million dollar Sight & Sound Theatre, where the Bible comes to life with performances including “SAMSON,” several shows are presented in unique venues that add to your vacation experience. There is a new show in town, Billy Yates IN THE ROUND, bringing the best in performing songwriter experiences to the stage. Host, Grammy-nominated, singer/songwriter Billy Yates, introduces the audience to the world of performing songwriters, where two hit writer/artists from Nashville join Billy onstage to tell the stories behind the songs they play. This relaxed and unscripted show allows you to enjoy the spirit of what makes acoustic performances so special and the ones who wrote them, so great. You’ll feel the raw emotions and should be prepared to laugh and possibly cry as these performers share their heart and soul in this “like no other” experience in Branson, Missouri. No two shows are the same. Songwriters and artist/writers rotate weekly throughout the season at the Americana Theatre.

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Downtown Branson followed by a hike in the Ozark Mountains, and then take in a national touring act or music show. During Ozark Mountain Christmas, most of the shows in Branson devote at least half of each performance to holidaythemed music, sets, costumes and production numbers.

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It’s easy to meet the stars in Branson, and many of them welcome the opportunity to sign autographs and pose for photos. Most performers live here and are often seen enjoying shows and attractions, dining in restaurants, shopping in one of our many stores, playing golf and fishing – just like you and your family.

The beautiful seasons of Branson offer different opportunities for everyone to enjoy a variety of shows year-round. Each Spring, student performance groups, families on spring break, adventurous travelers and returning show lovers enjoy the debut of many new acts, segments and production numbers.

Throughout the year, a number of major touring artists such as the The Oak Ridge Boys, Neal McCoy, Dailey & Vincent, Home Free, Dennis Quaid and The Sharks, Trace Adkins and others perform limited dates in concert. New stars are booked on a frequent basis, so check ExploreBranson.com often.

Summer keeps the action going with everything under the sun: magic, music, acrobats, dance, Broadway-style productions, exotic animals and our families entertaining your family. Fall for the Ozarks with a visit to Autumn Daze, an arts & crafts festival in Historic

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Some shows offer New Year’s Eve entertainment packages complete with hors d’oeurves, party favors and special dinners at the venue or at a nearby restaurant. LET BRANSON’S FAMILIES ENTERTAIN YOUR FAMILY “When half of the Lennon family considered moving from California to Branson in 1994, we called the Osmonds,” said Kathy Lennon, one of The Lennon Sisters, America’s Sweethearts of Song. “They told us Branson is exactly what America needs, where families really matter. With the different generations of Lennons performing here, it truly is a family matter, and we love it!” For many in Branson, show business is the family business. The Baldknobbers and Presleys feature generations of family members who perform together nightly.


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The Haygoods, The Lennon Sisters, SIX, The Hughes Brothers, The Duttons, The Osmonds, The Bretts, Doug Gabriel, Petersen Family Bluegrass, the Hamners, Clay Cooper, Shoji Tabuchi and other shows feature family members performing daily and nightly on stage together. These talented families will inspire and wow every member of your family with their dazzling musical, comedic and vocal talents. Many shows in Branson feature exclusively family members; they are fine examples of incredibly talented performers endowed with musical gifts.

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They have also mastered the art of presenting full-scale production shows complete with elaborate sets, high-tech laser light systems, costumes, props, audio/video elements and pyrotechnics. Fun is what Branson’s show business families are all about—fun for their families and yours! STUDENTS LOVE SHOWS Branson is the fastest-growing student performance destination in the country. Student groups can perform onstage at many of the shows and attend customized educational workshops led by local entertainment professionals.

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On your group’s visit to Branson, students may end up singing for a packed house in a 2,000-seat theater or giving a show choir performance for 100 in a smaller venue. More than that, Branson offers an immersive experience for young travelers, giving them the opportunity to find exciting and memorable experiences and to share the very stages that the city’s top performers call home. These educational trips include backstage tours and technical presentations by the professional staff at each venue. Students have a chance to ask questions and learn. S T U D E N T B A N D AT C L AY C O O P E R T H E AT R E

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OUTDOOR ADVENTURE SO MUCH TO DO IN THE OZARKS

Big bass are always biting in Branson. Make your next fishing trip a brag-worthy tale!

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of city, state, federal and privately owned forest, conservation, wilderness and park areas available to visitors. Visitors can hike the trail at the 1,574-acre Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area. In addition, there are three hiking trails, a cave and a view of Lake Taneycomo within the 130-acre Lakeside Forest Wilderness Area on Fall Creek Road.

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Within minutes of the neon lights of Branson’s entertainment district, outdoor enthusiasts may enjoy ziplining, hiking, biking, riding a Segway, canoeing, kayaking, horseback riding, trout and bass fishing, hunting, trap and skeet shooting, spelunking, rock climbing, as well as recreational and competitive sporting activities. Public parks, beaches, resorts, campgrounds, national forests and recreational facilities abound. The Branson/Lakes Area has three pristine lakes with hundreds of miles of natural shoreline and more than 100,000 acres

Missouri’s 1.5-million acre Mark Twain National Forest offers guests a wealth of outdoor recreational opportunities in and around the nearby towns of Kimberling City and Forsyth. TOPOGRAPHY The Ozark Mountain terrain of caves, streams, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, grasslands, forests, steep rocky hillsides, bottomland and glades make up the breathtaking topography of the area. BALDS Although hardwood forests cover much of the Branson/Lakes Area, one of the most intriguing features is the “glades,” frequently referred to as “balds” by locals because of their characteristically sparse terrain of semi-desert soil, ledge-rock,

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scattered cedar trees and prairie plants amidst rolling seas of oak and hickory trees. You’ll most often see glades on the south and west-facing slopes of hills where intense and prolonged sunlight – coupled with fires started by lightning, Native Americans or early settlers – have kept them relatively clear of trees. BALD KNOBBERS The area’s balds served as important meeting spots for the 1880s vigilante justice gangs that organized in Taney County after many years of lawlessness following the Civil War. Started by upstanding citizens, the Bald Knobbers, as they became known, concealed their identities for fear of retribution by criminals and eventually lost popular support due to their increasingly ruthless and seemingly indiscriminate (and sometimes murderous) tactics. You can still see “Baldknobbers” in Branson, the musical instrumenttoting kind, at the Branson’s Famous Baldknobbers show – well past their 56th year of bringing live music and good, clean family entertainment to audiences.


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DOGWOOD CANYON The 10,000-acre Dogwood Canyon Nature Park offers the best outdoor experience in the region for visitors of all ages. Miles of paved trails allow for walking and biking alongside cool spring-fed streams with rainbow trout and waterfalls. Guided tram and jeep tours offer a ride-along trek into pastures where herds of bison, elk and longhorn cattle roam. One-of-a-kind experiences include Segway nature tours, fly fishing for trophy rainbow trout and horseback riding alongside towering limestone bluffs. You won’t want to miss exploring the Nature & Conservation Center, with live animal and fish displays, hands-on crafts and wilderness survival demonstrations. Journey to the treetops for a birdseye view of the park and experience a treehouse built by Animal Planet’s Treehouse Masters that offers even more to explore! A working gristmill with live demonstrations and an extensive artifact

hall offer a look into what life was like in the Ozarks hundreds of years ago. The Canyon Grill restaurant rounds out your experience with a full lunch menu of locally sourced dishes and indoor/outdoor seating with stunning waterfall views. WOLFE MOUNTAIN Wolfe Mountain, just seven miles north of Branson, is home to Branson Zipline Canopy Tours. An authentic zipline canopy tour, plus SnowFlex Tubing Hill, has visitors soaring through the trees while traversing a series of ziplines, sky bridges and platforms or tubing down the slope. The guided eco-adventures include third-party, safety-certified guides sharing topographical, ecological and historical information. Guests choose from four different canopy tours or take the Blue Streak Fast Line with Freefall Xpress – a thrilling zip with a 100-foot freefall. TABLE ROCK LAKESHORE TRAIL The two-mile Table Rock Lakeshore Trail connects the Dewey Short Visitor Center to the Showboat Branson Belle and Table Rock State Park. The eight-foot-wide paved trail is open from dawn to dusk and can accommodate foot traffic, motorized

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wheelchairs, bicycles, skateboards, Segways and scooters. The Ozark Mountain Nature Trail Association hopes eventually to extend the trail into a 12-mile hiking and biking trail reaching from Lake Taneycomo in Historic Downtown Branson to the town of Reeds Spring. Visit ExploreBranson.com or call the Branson Convention & Visitors Bureau at 877-BRANSON for information on watersports, swimming, fishing, boating, golfing, mountain biking, hiking and backpacking, camping, resorts, scenic drives, public and private parks and wilderness areas, sporting events, shooting facilities and wildlife watching. OZARK MOUNTAIN WILDLIFE Every day is a great day for hiking, and there are some beautiful valley views and vistas. Sometimes you may see wildlife scurrying about: deer, foxes, squirrels, opposum, skunks and a few armadillos. It’s not uncommon to see wildlife within the city limits of Branson. If you visit one of the area’s lakes, rivers, city parks or campgrounds, you may see birds on the flyway to summer or winter grounds.


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The woods are teeming with deer, bald eagles, red-tailed hawks, turkey vultures, wild turkeys, great horned owls, great blue herons and pileated woodpeckers. Look for quail, songbirds, red fox, squirrels, otters, beavers, minks, armadillos, opossums, roadrunners, coachwhip snakes, garter snakes, skunks, eastern collared lizards and box turtles.

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RV PARKS & CAMPGROUNDS Are you planning an RV or camping trip? If you are, you’ll be happy to know that Branson offers a variety of camping sites and RV parks for you to enjoy. You may want to stay lakeside or on top of the Ozark Mountains, but wherever you stay, you are just minutes away from great live shows and exciting attractions; neon and nature beckons you.

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In the Branson/Lakes Area, there are 35 RV Parks with 2,870 sites: 2,000 with full hookup (electric, water, sewer), 735 water/electric or just electric and 135 tent sites. You can enjoy the comforts of a full-service 20/30/50-amp RV site or unplug and reconnect with your family in the backwoods near one of three pristine lakes in the area. Most of the area’s RV Parks and campground sites are located on or just minutes away from Lake Taneycomo and Table Rock Lake and are close to nearby Branson shows and attractions. Many offer WiFi and Internet access to help you keep up with emails from family and friends, and most are very petfriendly. Some Branson/Lakes Area RV Parks and Campgrounds are Good Sam award-winners and are often featured in Trailer Life magazine.

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RVing is definitely a family affair. Kids, parents and grandparents benefit from time spent together. And you cannot beat s’mores around the firepit.


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OUTDOOR ADVENTURE GOLF The Branson/Lakes Area is the fastestgrowing golf destination in America. Three courses have opened in the past four years, and another three are planned to debut in the next three years. And they’re not just any courses. They’re mindblowers, with some recently opened ones designed by Nicklaus, Fazio and Player.

These area courses are so good that two of them – Buffalo Ridge and Top of the Rock – are played annually as part of the PGA Tour Champions Legends of Golf each spring. “The best par 3 course in the world,” says World Golf Hall of Fame member Gary Player about Top of the Rock, which includes Arnie’s Barn (yes, it’s from Latrobe, Penn.), the Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, and the Lost Canyon Cave tour (in a golf cart which is included in the green fee).

The Mountain Top course designed by Gary Player opened in 2017. A Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw layout is under construction and plans to open in 2018, with two more by Tiger Woods, including Payne’s Valley, named after southwest Missouri native, Payne Stewart.

The new and planned courses join an existing collection of good to great ones. The Buffalo Ridge Springs course has a growing reputation as one of the top public courses in the nation. It ranks as the best public course in Missouri. A Tom Fazio design utilizing the natural features of the landscape, formerly Branson Creek, now has a herd of bison looking on.

There are eight courses in the Branson area. Top of the Rock course is part of the Big Cedar Lodge resort. A Jack Nicklaus designed, 9-hole, par 3 golf course, one of only eleven courses in the nation recognized by the Audubon Signature Cooperative Sanctuary Program.

Branson Hills Golf Club is a tribute course honoring Legendary Missouri golfers. Natural rock outcroppings, waterfalls, creeks and wooded areas are incorporated. The course was designed by Chuck Smith with design consultant and PGA Tour Professional Bobby Clampett.

Thousand Hills Golf Resort was rated 4-stars by Golf Digest magazine. This course has gained popularity due to its unique ability to cater to all golf skills levels. From novice to professional, the three separate sets of tees ensure a challenging, fair game for all. LedgeStone Country Club at StoneBridge Village was described by Golf Digest as a “masterpiece of mountain golf architecture.” The 18-hole, par 71 championship course is just minutes from downtown Branson. Pointe Royale is a true “shot-maker” course with lush bent grass greens and Bermuda fairways, eight water holes, sand and grass bunkers and tees for all levels of play. Holiday Hills invites you to “play a round” with them. The scenery alone is breathtaking. A round of golf at Branson’s first golf course, built in 1938, promises to be a golfing adventure.

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Length

Golf Pro

Tee Time Policy

Restaurant, Snack Bar, or Clubhouse

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Branson Hills Golf Club 417-337-2963 bransonhillsgolfclub.com

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Chuck Smith & Bobby Clampett

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Dan Davis

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Buffalo Ridge Springs 417-339-5430 big-cedar.com

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Tom Fazio

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Greg Thomas, Kevin Roepke

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800 sq. ft. with an additional 2,000 sq. ft. of outdoor patio space

Holiday Hills Golf Club 417-334-4838 holidayhills.com

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Don Gardner

5,798

Brent Burney

Book 7 days in advance

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No

1,100 sq. ft.

LedgeStone Country Club 417-335-8187 ledgestonegolf.com

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Tom Clark

6,754

Bill Hasler

Call in advance

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Yes

5,375 sq. ft.

Mountain Top Golf Course 417-339-5421 big-cedar.com

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Gary Player

1,927

Greg Thomas, Marcus Monroe

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3,000 sq. ft. with an additional 1,000 sq. ft. of outdoor space

Pointe Royale Golf Village 417-334-4477 pointeroyalegolf.net

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Ault Clark

6,501

Evan Bradley

Call in advance

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No

3,300 sq. ft.

Thousand Hills Golf Resort 417-334-4553 thousandhills.com

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Mike Riley and Robert Cupp

5,111

Pat Shay

Up to 60 days in advance

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No

4,300 sq. ft.

Top of the Rock Golf Course 800-225-6343 topoftherock.com

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THREE PRISTINE LAKES The Branson/Lakes Area is well known for its three pristine lakes: Table Rock, Taneycomo and Bull Shoals. Water sports enthusiasts can swim, water ski, wakeboard, tube, boat, sail, scuba dive, jet ski, parasail, kayak and, of course, fish. The lakes’ waters never freeze, welcoming visitors’ activities year-round. All three lakes offer resort lodging, camping and picnicking facilities and easy access to the water at a number of public marinas and boat dock/launch areas. Several commercial docks offer fishing guide services and a wide range of boat rentals, including ski boats, pontoon boats, bass boats and wave runners. Many of the resorts on the three lakes offer guide service, rental boats, snack bars and private dock facilities for visitors’ boats. TABLE ROCK LAKE Accessible from multiple public and privately owned locations just minutes west of Branson, Table Rock Lake has been delighting visitors and residents alike since it was formed by the damming of the White River in 1959. While visitors can find dozens of places to stay and play along the banks of Table Rock Lake, the area’s commercial developments have placed

a high priority on preserving the scenic beauty of the Ozarks’ natural shoreline, bluffs, forests and wildlife. FISHING TABLE ROCK LAKE Missouri’s deepest (200 feet) and clearest reservoir, Table Rock is nationally recognized as a top bass fishing lake. Large numbers of largemouth, smallmouth, Kentucky spotted bass and white bass thrive in its diverse underwater structure and immense forage base. Bass, crappie and large bluegill are caught in abundance. Catfish of all sizes also roam the bottom of the lake. Many area resorts and marinas can connect you with an experienced fishing guide, and there are hundreds of national, regional and local tournaments held throughout the year. TABLE ROCK LAKE FACTS • 43,000 to 52,300 acres of surface area (depending on the water level) • 857 miles of shoreline • Table Rock Dam was completed in 1959. • The dam is 6,423 ft. long and 252 ft. high.

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For more information: Branson Chamber of Commerce & CVB (417) 334-4084 or (800) 214-3661 ExploreBranson.com Indian Point Chamber of Commerce (417) 338-2772 or (800) 888-3313 IndianPointChamber.com Table Rock Lake Chamber of Commerce (417) 739-2564 or (800) 554-4444 VisitTableRockLake.org Table Rock State Park (417) 334-4704 MoStateParks.com/tablerock.htm


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lake. The cold, clear water, stocked annually with approximately 750,000 rainbow trout, makes Lake Taneycomo a world-class trout fishery.

LAKES LAKE TANEYCOMO Accessible from many points, including downtown Branson, Rockaway Beach, Forsyth, Powersite, Hollister and the Fall Creek area, Lake Taneycomo was formed with the completion of Powersite Dam in 1913. Originally a section of the White River, Taneycomo is now technically a lake, yet retains the look and feel of a river. When Table Rock Dam was completed at Taneycomo’s headwaters in 1959, the nature of the lake changed. Taneycomo’s water now comes from the bottom of Table Rock Lake, making it a cold water

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Resorts and full-service public marinas offer canoeing, kayaking, fishing boats, motorboats, guides, tackle and pontoons for relaxing and fun-filled lake activities. FISHING LAKE TANEYCOMO The uppermost portion of the lake is reserved for artificial lures only, such as tiny jigs and crankbaits. These headwaters are also ideal for fly fishing with flies that imitate the freshwater shrimp and other natural bait that trout feed upon. The locals say the best way to catch trout is by drifting salmon eggs or angleworms. Affix the eggs or worms to a small hook and cast into holes with an ultra light rod and reel. This method used from a drifting boat or dock will yield a nice stringer. Lower Lake Taneycomo harbors a wellkept secret. The downstream area closer to Forsyth offers considerably warmer water and many other species of fish, making Taneycomo a versatile and challenging destination for anglers who are aware of its changing character from one end to the other. Fishing guides are

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available to help you make the most of your Lake Taneycomo experience. LAKE TANEYCOMO FACTS • 2,000+ acres of surface area • 40+ miles of shoreline • 58 degrees - average water temperature • 750,000 + rainbow and brown trout stocked annually FISHING LICENSES A fishing license is required to fish in the state of Missouri. Residents under 16 and over 65 are not required to have a basic fishing license, and daily fishing permits are available. Military serving in the armed forces of the United States, and all former members of the United States armed forces and their immediate families stationed and residing in Missouri, may receive resident permit privileges. More information may be found at mdc.mo.gov Check Missouri’s trout fishing permit requirements from the Department of Conservation by calling (417) 895-6880 or www.missouriconservation.org prior to your fishing trip on Lake Taneycomo. You can also consult a local guide service, marina or resort for up-to-date fishing regulation information. Area merchants also offer fishing licenses.


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OUTDOOR ADVENTURE LAKES For more information: Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery – The largest trout-rearing facility in Missouri produces more than 80 percent of the fish released into Lake Taneycomo. More than 220,000 people visit each year. Call (417) 334-4865 Branson Chamber of Commerce & CVB (417) 334-4084 or (800) 214-3661 ExploreBranson.com Rockaway Beach Chamber of Commerce (417) 561-4280 RockawayBeach.net Forsyth Chamber of Commerce (417) 546-2741 ForsythMissouri.org

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Hollister Chamber of Commerce (417) 334-3050 HollisterChamber.net Indian Point Chamber of Commerce (800) 888-3313 IndianPointChamber.com Table Rock Lake Chamber of Commerce (417) 739-2564 VisitTableRockLake.org BULL SHOALS LAKE Bull Shoals begins where Taneycomo ends and flows eastward from Forsyth into Arkansas. Bull Shoals Dam, the fifth largest concrete dam in the United States, is located seven miles north of Cotter, Arkansas. The lake’s shoreline is relatively undeveloped and features steep bluffs and rock ledges. The lake has many areas within 20 ft. of the shoreline measuring 50 ft. deep or more. Its crystalline water makes the lake an ideal spot for scuba divers. Light tackle and line are the best choice for anglers. Bull Shoals also provides a variety of public access points and a selection of quaint fishing lodges that offer privacy and a

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chance to explore surrounding Ozark Mountain scenery at its finest. FISHING BULL SHOALS LAKE Bull Shoals Lake is popular for its white, largemouth and spotted bass. It is a popular tournament lake and has a reputation for producing lunker fish of several varieties, including stripers that weigh in at more than 50 pounds. Record catches on this lake include a 5-pound, 5-ounce white bass, a

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13-pound, 14-ounce largemouth bass and a 21-pound, 1-ounce walleye. Crappie, bream and catfish of all sizes can be found in Bull Shoals Lake. BULL SHOALS LAKE FACTS • 45,440 to 71,240 (approx.) acres of surface area (depending on the water level) • 1200+ miles of shoreline • Bull Shoals Dam was created in 1951. • The dam is 2,256 ft. long and 256 ft. high.


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Don’t act your age... just drive! Go-karts make kids feel like grown-ups and grown-ups act like kids.

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SILVER DOLLAR CITY Time Traveler – The world’s Fastest, Steepest and Tallest Complete-Circuit Spinning Roller Coaster debuts spring 2018. The internationally-awarded 1880s-style theme park will make history with this custom-designed, customengineered attraction that introduces a new generation of thrill coasters for families to enjoy! SPRING RIDE DAYS (March 14-18, 21-25, 29-31 and April 6 & 8) New in 2018, the revolutionary roller coaster Time Traveler is the fastest, steepest & tallest spinning roller coaster of its kind! Plus, with over 40 rides and attractions, Silver Dollar City is the perfect place to break out and ride rides during Spring Break! YOUNG CHRISTIANS WEEKEND (April 7) A special teen-focused event with top Christian artists, workshops and rallies. FESTIVAL OF WONDER (April 11-29) Presenting fantastic acts of curiosity and larger-than-life performances, including new shows with X-Pogo stuntmen holding

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13 Guinness World Records for incredible Pogo stunts, world-renowned illusionist Vitaly Beckman, and out-of-this world contortionists, pole balancing, fire juggling and slackwire artistry. Popular returning acts include The Earth Harp Collective with the world’s largest playable stringed instrument and speed painter Dan Dunn. BLUEGRASS & BBQ (May 3-28) One of the world’s best bluegrass events features live stage performances from top artists including Flatt Lonesome, Rhonda Vincent and lots of tasty BBQ.

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STAR-SPANGLED SUMMER (June 9-July 22) Summer is all about rides and entertainment for families, plus a Stunt Dog Extravaganza. SUMMER CONCERT SERIES (June 1-3 and June 8-10) Bands from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s rock the stage in Echo Hollow. MOONLIGHT MADNESS (July 21-August 5) First chance to ride Time Traveler… the fastest, steepest, tallest spinning roller


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coaster of its kind IN THE DARK during Moonlight Madness! Enjoy 40 rides during this last blast of summer celebration; ride into the night until 10 p.m. and have fun after dark with street dancing and a fireworks finale in Echo Hollow. SOUTHERN GOSPEL PICNIC (August 23-September 3) Southern Gospel’s 12 biggest days and nights with top Southern Gospel artists, plus the House of Chicken & Fixin’s. COUNTRY MUSIC WEEKEND (September 7-9) Three legendary concerts featuring country music icons! NATIONAL CRAFTS & COWBOY FESTIVAL (September 12-October 27) Over 125 craftsmen plus a cowboy salute, with Silver Dollar City’s Wild West Show, chuck wagon cooking and barn dancing. AN OLD TIME CHRISTMAS (November 3-December 30) The Christmas In Midtown Light Spectacular returns, and the park shines with 6.5 million lights, plus a light parade, Christmas productions and more!

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NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATION (December 31 & January 1) An event with special entertainment to ring in the New Year. SHOWBOAT BRANSON BELLE (March - December) America’s Most Entertaining Dinner Cruise and Lunch Adventures features 3-course meals and amazing live shows on pristine Table Rock Lake. A unique experience like no other offered in the region, as you cruise aboard an authentic paddle wheeler. The 700-seat vessel has multilevel viewing decks for Ozark Mountain sightseeing. Plus inside, in a showroom and dining room that spans three stories, the ship’s crew delivers on the promise of “most entertaining” with a new-for-2018 variety show of singing and dancing performers plus a live band. Music genres include classic favorites from Broadway to rock and today’s country, plus awardwinning comedy. Enjoy a meal, a cruise and a show – all in one experience! WHITE WATER (May-September) Dive into 13 acres of Water rides and slides filled with over 2-million gallons of fun for all ages! From mild-to-wild and

relaxing to full-out exciting, White Water is a tropical adventure right in America’s Heartland. Palm trees and lush foliage greet you as you wander the park’s paths, leading you to adventures from 10-story slides, drop-down towers and raging waters to a relaxing river float and wave pool. More than one dozen themed attractions offer something for most every age, including immersive play areas for the little ones. Outfitted cabanas let you watch TV, enjoy the shade and have your own special family meeting place (upgrade option). Don’t miss Night Water where riding and sliding goes from day into night during starry summer nights.

Fritz’s Adventure is a dynamic family attraction that brings the excitement and challenges of outdoor adventure into a multi-dimensional indoor environment. Experience three stories and 80,000 square feet where you can experience elements of the world around you that, anywhere else, would be prohibited or discouraged. Shepherd of the Hills Historic Homestead tells the story of the lives, hopes and dreams of the Ozark Mountain people

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FUN from Harold Bell Wright’s classic tale “The Shepherd of the Hills.” At the Historic Homestead, guests enjoy an off-roud ATV adventure, crafts displays, live music, Ozark dining, cowboy music shows and a 230-foot Inspiration Tower with breathtaking views of the Ozarks. The World’s Most Visited Dinner Attraction, Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede in Branson presents its largest, most high-spirited adventure ever. Featuring a rousing overture highlighted by 32 magnificent horses and a cast of top-notch riders, Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede will thrill you with daring feats of trick riding and competition. Experience the Stampede of the Buffalo, hilarious racing pigs, fan favorite competitions, and a Grand Patriotic Finale of red, white and blue set to Dolly’s original, “Color Me America”.

maneuvers with local history, stories and natural beauty along Lake Taneycomo.

Branson’s IMAX® Entertainment Complex presents original IMAX® and first-run movies in a state-of-the-art stadiumstyle theater. The complex also includes McFarlain’s Family Restaurant, a food court, a live music theatre, shops and three 35-mm movie screens.

Sightseeing on the famous Highway 76, Table Rock Lake, Branson Landing and Lake Taneycomo is a blast for everyone in the family in a Ride The Ducks World War II-era amphibious vehicle. Duck captains offer entertaining commentary on the sights and area history.

Branson Jet Boats is the first of its kind in the area. The tour departs from the Branson Landing and combines thrilling

Grand Country Square is home to Splash Country, the 40,000-square-foot indoor and outdoor water park, Grand Country

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Music Hall, Grand Country Buffet, indoor mini golf, indoor go-karts, gift shops and features the world’s largest banjo. Welk Resort offers families an indoor/ outdoor water attraction called “The Splash-A-Torium!” Open year-round, it features an outrageous 100-foot indoor water slide, indoor/outdoor pool and “Splash-Zone” where staying dry is next to impossible. Branson Scenic Railway takes passengers on a narrated trip from historic downtown Branson through the rugged Ozarks into Arkansas or north to Galena, Missouri. Branson offers go-kart tracks, amusement games, indoor and outdoor themed mini golf, bumper boats, horseback rides, amusement centers, roller-skating, Segway tours and many other recreational opportunities.

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You can set sail and relax onboard the Spirit of America catamaran on Table Rock Lake for an open-air, open water experience the whole family can enjoy. Water adventure in Branson also includes gliding over the sparkling waters of Table Rock Lake and Lake Taneycomo with Kayak Branson across from Table Rock State Park and at Branson Landing.


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FUN You can “See It All” with Chopper Charters helicopter rides and tours departing from the downtown Taney County Airport, M. Graham Clark Field and Branson Helicopter Tours located on Highway 76. The Escape Branson® is a simple and fun live escape game, designed for small groups of 2-6 people. You get 60 minutes to climb a mountain of puzzles and mysteries in a room. The goal is simple yet challenging: get out in time! Parakeet Pete’s Steampunk Balloon offers the thrill of a balloon ride that is sure to delight everyone in your family with a 360-degree view of Lake Taneycomo and Branson as it rises above Branson Landing. Bigfoot on the Strip is the centerpiece of the new $10 million attraction with a 200-foot free-fall tower. Two of the rides are extreme rides for serious thrill seekers, while indoors is a state-of-the-art arcade. The Runaway coaster on Highway 165 is a family-friendly thrill ride over 5,000 feet of track. Gravity pulls you down hills, around corners and through two 360° horizontal loops as you race to the bottom at speeds up to 30mph. Riders can choose to travel at a more moderate pace and enjoy the natural beauty and views. The Branson Coaster begins with a quick descent immediately after departing loading area on Highway 76. The tracks twist and turn so close you’ll think you are going to collide with other carts. As you reach the bottom, a chain-driven system will catch your cart and begin to bring you back up to the top. Parakeet Pete’s Waterfront Zipline at Branson Landing allows guests to sit sideby-side and zip across Lake Taneycomo with a great panoramic view. The Branson Zipline Canopy Tours at Wolfe Mountain offer authentic eco-adventures in the Ozark Mountains. Thrilling options

include a variety of guided canopy tours with treks across numerous zip lines, over sky bridges and high atop platforms. The largest synthetic snow tubing hill in the US is at the Branson Zipline at Wolfe Mountain. This unique year-round attraction uses the high-performance snow sports surface Snowflex®. Phase one of Snowflex® tubing will allow up to eight tubes to run down the slope simultaneously. The run is designed to give maximum thrills to all ages, in the beautiful setting of the Ozark Mountains. Traditionally a winter activity, the Snowflex® tubing hill will also be available throughout the spring, summer and fall. The Shepherd of the Hills Vigilante ZipRider is an exciting thrill ride launching from the open-air deck of the 230-foot tall Inspiration Tower, whisking guests on an adrenaline-pumping downhill ride over the 160-acre homestead. Adventure Ziplines of Branson is just minutes from most of the hotels, shows and attractions. Your heart will leap as you zip through the air with a beautiful view that usually is only seen by soaring birds and other treetop dwellers. Big Cedar Lodge Fun Mountain has a 4,000-sq.-ft. arcade and an augmented climbing wall that creates interactive games to excite any climbing skill level. You can bowl in the ocean on 16 full lanes with a unique underwater-like experience. The full swing golf simulator is the closest thing to being out on the course. Little ones can enjoy the Kids’ Climbing Area and Sky Tykes Ropes Course with a giant suspended pirate ship and ropes course for guests less than 48” tall. Check out the Flip Zone and turn your world upside down on this radically different bumper car ride that rotates 360 degrees. And in the Spin Zone, send your friends into a tail spin with bumper cars that rotate 360 degrees horizontally. Wilderness lovers will be transported to Fort Big Cedar, a Laser Tag arena that hosts up to 24 players at a time.And after all that fun, Uncle Buck’s Grill offers a full-service menu of tasty treats like burgers, salads, sandwiches and pizza as well as sodas, shakes and floats.

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FUN MUSEUMS BONNIEBROOK HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM Rose O’Neill’s famous Ozarks home houses Kewpie dolls, mementos and more. BRANSON CENTENNIAL MUSEUM See what Branson looked like in the early days of tourism! Rotating exhibits include veterans celebrations and the Christmas adoration scene. Free admission.

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GOLDEN PIONEER MUSEUM A private museum (admission is free) in Golden, Missouri, with an assortment of collections; among them are many points, blades, etc. found locally. HOLLYWOOD WAX MUSEUM You’ll see 170 life-like celebrity figures, from actors to world leaders and Hollywood Wax Museum’s own version of “Mount Rushmore.” RALPH FOSTER MUSEUM AT COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS The “Smithsonian of the Ozarks” contains over three stories of large collections with a history of the region. RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! The only place in Branson where you’ll find shrunken heads, a Transformer sculpture made of car parts, tons of hands-on interactives and a spinning vortex tunnel!

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WORLD’S LARGEST TOY MUSEUM Remembering your childhood has never been so much fun. The World’s Largest Toy Museum is like Christmas morning every day. It contains the toys we had and the toys we wish we still had.

TITANIC MUSEUM ATTRACTION Walk through first-class staterooms, thirdclass accommodations and the Grand Staircase. Experience an iceberg, feel the icy water and see 400 artifacts that tell the stories of its passengers. VETERANS MEMORIAL MUSEUM A national tribute to the brave men and women who defended our liberties during the 20th Century. You’ll be captivated by the stories of these men and women. The museum is filled with a collection of wartime exhibits covering the heights and depths of human experience.

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WHITE RIVER VALLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY Located in Forsyth, a museum of rotating themes representing the entire area history and genealogy, as well as a research library. Free admission.

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ANCIENT OZARKS NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM Created to celebrate the fascinating history and natural beauty of the Ozarks, the museum features artifacts, images and interactive exhibits that chronologically walk you through the development of the Ozarks. You will learn about the people and animals that have inhabited the region for over 12,000 years.


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Branson is known for its many shows and Historic Downtown is home to the Owen Theatre, headquarters of the Branson Arts Council. It was the first theatre in town and was constructed in 1934.

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Historic Downtown Branson, east of US 65 along the shores of Lake Taneycomo, is where Branson got its start around 1888. Incorporated in 1912, fires and floods couldn’t stop the community from growing along the banks of the White River. Start at the Centennial Museum, located at the corner of Commercial St. and Pacific St., for the best tour information. Today, Historic Downtown Branson’s Liberty Plaza features granite stones that bear testimony to Branson’s commitment to all branches of the United States Armed Forces. Memorial markers give honor to some of its most notable.

A variety of affordable shops and stores are all within an easy stroll. Free trolley rides offer an excursion through historic downtown with its flavor of an old-time Main Street. You will also find a mid-20th century train and depot, live entertainment, Ozarks music and choices of restaurants that offer homemade meals, from the eclectic Level 2 Steakhouse at the Hilton Convention Center Hotel to the down-home Farmhouse restaurant. Fudge, homemade candy, ice cream shops, snacks and more are all within easy walking distance.

merchandise. Dick’s 5 & 10, a Historic Downtown Branson landmark, celebrates more than 55 years. This one-of-a-kind, family-owned and operated store offers hours of shopping and browsing through its more than 75,000 select items and unique collections. Lake Taneycomo is a premier fishing locale that offers visitors the opportunity to spend a relaxing day sightseeing or fishing. The lake forms the easternmost and southernmost borders of the downtown district. Its chilly waters were created with the building of Table Rock Dam more than 50 years ago and provide a perfect environment for rainbow and brown trout. Scotty’s Trout Dock, near the lakefront campground, serves anglers and recreational boaters the entire year.

The 1906 restored railroad depot is now home to Branson Scenic Railway, which offers picturesque rides through the Ozarks countryside in authentic 1950s luxury passenger cars.

The 45th annual Autumn Daze Arts, Crafts & Music Festival will be held Sept. 13-15. Experience artisans selling crafts, tempting treats and mouthwatering fare, along with talented Branson performers.

Visitors from near and far find unique shopping opportunities in historic downtown where you will find more than 80 “mom and pop” stores offering unique

Enjoy wonderful shopping, dining and music in our Historic Downtown. For more information, please call 417-334-1548 or visit ExploreBransonDowntown.com.

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Branson is a shopper’s paradise with a major outlet center featuring over 70 brand name stores and hundreds of area galleries, boutiques and specialty shops. Other shopping destinations offer namebrand clothing, jewelry, shoes, appliances, leather goods, glassware, home decor, electronics, music, cosmetics and more. You can find Alaskan and African art, ’50s memorabilia, gourmet coffee, decorative candles, books, grandfather clocks, handmade quilts and other gifts. BRANSON HILLS Clothing, jewelry, sporting goods, pet needs, Best Buy, Target, Home Depot, Kohls and Wal-Mart. BRANSON’S IMAX® ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX Quilts, fudge, clothing, jewelry, musical instruments, home décor, clocks, multiple gift shops.

BRANSON LANDING Situated on the Taneycomo lakefront in downtown Branson, the Branson Landing blends exciting shopping and dining, two marinas and a town square on the water’s edge to create an experience unlike any other in the Midwest. National brand retail stores are mixed with galleries and specialty shops, Bass Pro Shops, and Belk department store. BRANSON MILL CRAFT VILLAGE 150 craft exhibits, working craftsmen, two restaurants, Amish Country Store and Quilts & Quilts The Fabric Shoppe can be found nearby. COFFELT COUNTRY FLEA MARKET & CRAFT VILLAGE Home décor, dolls, quilts, antiques, jewelry, shoes for the whole family, specialty soaps and souvenirs.

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COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS Homemade fruitcakes, jams, jellies, dry goods, orchids and other nursery plants, pottery, hand-made woven items, stained glass, homemade ice cream and mill products with a seasonal farmer’s market. GRAND COUNTRY SQUARE Unusual and hard-to-find gift items, fudge, clothing and home decor. Be sure and see the world’s largest banjo. GRAND VILLAGE Two dozen unique specialty shops: Kringles Christmas Store, Mulberry Mill, Peter Engler Designs, Sugar Leaf Bakery, Grand Glitz and Mel’s Hard Luck Diner, known for singing waiters. Unique local shopping. HISTORIC DOWNTOWN BRANSON Art, antiques, clothing, musical instruments, leather, jewelry, quilts, flea markets, galleries plus more. Dick’s 5 & 10, a Branson landmark for over 50 years, has over 75,000 different items.


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HISTORIC DOWNING STREET Located in nearby Hollister, this unique setting offers Elizabethan-style buildings (circa 1912) and eclectic browsing in the many antiques and crafts shops.

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SHOPPES AT BRANSON MEADOWS Outlets, a restaurant, specialty stores and Cinema 11 in a quaint village setting.Touch of Class, Tuesday Morning, VF Outlet, furnishings, kitchenwares and clothing. TANGER OUTLETS More than 75 brand-name and designer outlets, Nike, Coach, Old Navy, Kate Spade, offering great shopping experiences year-round. From footwear and apparel for all ages to affordable and fasionable accessories and more, there’s something for everyone on your list. Treat yourself to something nice (or find that perfect gift for someone else). It’s a positive thing and you feel great. They don’t call it “retail therapy” for nothing! 877-BRANSON | ExploreBranson.com | 2018 Branson Vacation Guide | 51


Edwards Art Gallery and Boger Art Gallery, both located at College of the Ozarks, house dozens of paintings. Edwards Art Gallery, part of the Ralph Foster Museum, displays Ozarks painter Thomas Hart Benton. His “Departure of the Joads” painting was used as the frontispiece for John Steinbeck’s novel “The Grapes of Wrath,” and his lithographs are part of the museum’s permanent collection.

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Just north of Branson is Bonniebrook, home of famous artist, illustrator, sculptor, writer and creator of the Kewpie Doll, Rose O’Neill. On the grounds are two of O’Neill’s very imaginative Sweet Monster sculptures, “Embrace of the Tree” and “The Fauness.” The Kewpie Museum houses O’Neill’s original works. Much of the history of the Ozarks can be traced through the crafts of local residents. For generations, residents of the Ozark Mountains made what they needed including quilts, pottery, baskets, glassware and wrought iron and today, craftsmanship still is an integral part of the area’s culture; celebrated with festivals, events and permanent exhibitions. Autumn Daze is held downtown each fall, showcasing arts & crafts created by local and regional artists.

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Branson’s artistic side includes paintings, sculptures and other art forms. Visitors can see many of these displays throughout the area.

visitors can admire and purchase some of his work. Don’t miss local Branson artists in their galleries: Tim Cherry, Tom Crain and Mitch Yung.

East of the entrance to The Shoppes at Branson Meadows off Gretna Road, a small pavilion shelters a bronze eagle resting atop a four-sided monument. A tribute to all veterans, the exhibit was dedicated in 1995 by Bob Hope and The Children of the Ozarks. The centerpiece at Central Bank, in historic downtown Branson, is “Flight,” an impressive sculpture portraying four geese in take-off by artist Gary Price. Reflections at The Grand Village is the late painter Thomas Kinkade’s exclusive signature store where

Inside Branson City Hall hang Townsend Godsey’s vintage photographs including “These Were The Last,” depicting life in the Ozarks in the 1930s and early 1940s, and “Stewards of Freedom,” a gold-laden eagle sculpture presented to the city by the National Flag Foundation in 1999. Located in front of the Post Office in historic downtown Branson, the “Circle of the Waters” sculpture by Lee Robertson is included in the Smithsonian’s survey of public sculpture.

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At Silver Dollar City theme park, visitors can watch craftsmen demonstrate the arts of basket weaving, glass blowing, ironworking and woodcarving, among others. Each fall, at the National Harvest Festival, are dozens of additional artists and craftsmen demonstrating their skills. Park guests can purchase one-of-a-kind, heirloom-quality items handmade by the artisans. Old-time crafts can also be seen at the Shepherd of the Hills Historic Homestead where turn-of-the-century works of traditional Ozarks art are on display daily. The Branson Mill Craft Village features the work of more artisans in residence, many of them working on site to showcase their wood, textile, glass, leather art, soap making and other traditional crafts.


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ST. JAMES WINERY Italian immigrants settled in the St. James area of Missouri in the late 1800s. The railroad carried them to new and inexpensive land where the immigrants built a life and eventually began to use their agricultural knowledge to grow high-quality Concord grapes. Initially, these grapes were used for juice and jelly. Their Branson winery opened in 2017. Here, you’ll find live music, a gourmet restaurant, award-winning wines, juices, specialty foods and gifts. Enjoy a complimentary tasting before purchasing wine, cider, or beer. MOUNT PLEASANT WINERY Mount Pleasant Winery award-winning wines offers another reason to learn more about oenology. More than just a terrific place to enjoy great wines, it has a wine shop, an art gallery and interesting handson bottling experiences all rolled into one. Visitors to Mount Pleasant have the unique opportunity to bottle their own dessert wine from a specially designed 600-gallon French oak barrel. Be sure to visit the tasting galleries, where more than wine is on display. The tasting galleries feature the works of renowned Missouri artists — from folk artisans to painters and sculptors.

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CURLING VINE WINERY (FORMERLY STONE HILL WINERY) Newcomers to Branson may be surprised to find Missouri’s oldest and mostawarded winery as one of the town’s most popular attractions. With 12,000 square feet of space, Curling Vine Winery’s Branson location has been receiving and entertaining visitors since 1986. The winery delights hundreds of tourists daily with a free, fun-filled hour of touring. Tasting the many award-winning wines completes the experience. Guests are invited to soak in the delightful aromas of maturing sherry and watch the actual bottling process of one of Curling Vine’s famous wines.

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LINDWEDEL WINE GARDEN Lindwedel Wine Garden features wines produced in the state of Missouri. The Lindwedel staff provide “a relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy some of God’s most precious gifts, for any occasion, or none at all.” The idea of a wine garden began by thinking of a way to tie together a chemistry background with a love for the “farm,” and a wish to enjoy family and friends in a relaxed atmosphere. With outdoor decks and picnic areas overlooking an Ozark panorama, indoor sitting rooms and an event hall for larger groups, the wine garden offers a beautiful location for weddings, parties, reunions and other social gatherings.

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CHRISTMAS Some Christmas traditions grow brighter every year.

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As Ozark Mountain Christmas approaches, Branson turns into a winter wonderland with events, festivals and a blanket of holiday decor. Cheer and goodwill are in the air as the town becomes America’s Christmas Tree City. The miles of lights extending out of the heart of Branson act as a warm beacon to travelers across the nation. Once here, visitors will find decorations glowing from nearly every shop door while enjoying friendly smiles on every street. Branson is truly a magical place to be during the Christmas season. Just to name a few accolades, Branson has been recognized as one of the best Christmas destinations in America by NBC’s Today Show (Best Holiday Travel Deal); USA Today, A&E Network, Travel Channel and The Wall Street Journal.

Baldknobbers to the Presleys, Osmonds, Lennons, Duttons, Haygoods, Bretts, Clay Cooper, Doug Gabriel, The Petersens, SIX and the Hughes Brothers. The Hughes Family Christmas show stars not only the five guys but their entire family of close to 50 people. When you get them all on the stage, USA Today says they are “the world’s largest performing family.” And there’s so much more – Branson showcases the holiday’s finest talent.

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BRANSON’S GIFT OF LIGHTS Branson will be shining super LED bright this Christmas season with a new drivethru display, Branson’s Gift of Lights. Over 300 displays will be featured at the Expressway Lane location just off of Shepherd of the Hills Expressway near Sight & Sound. Open Nov. 1 - Dec. 31.

It’s time for an Ozark Mountain Christmas, and Branson’s star performers are ready to share the holidays with you and your family in November and December. With dazzling, star-filled Christmas shows, many of Branson’s entertaining families celebrate the reason for the season in a variety of song and dance: The

LET THERE BE LIGHTS AT PROMISED LAND ZOO The same interactive zoo you love by day, changes in November and December to become a sparkling winter wonderland by night! Come and enjoy the added holiday hours of 5-11 PM and explore Santa’s Safari Village as you drive your own car

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through the 2-mile Drive-Thru lights display. With VIP admission you may also take a magical Santa’s Safari tour through the Christmas lights from the comfort of a climate controlled tour bus to meet and feed animals in the Safari. Promised Land Zoo has the largest drive-thru lights display in the Ozarks and a Living Nativity with real live animals to pet and feed. SHEPHERD OF THE HILLS TRAIL OF LIGHTS The Trail of Lights at the Shepherd of the Hills Homestead will show you and your family the roots of Christmas in the Ozarks. Winding through the historic 160acre Homestead, this holiday wonderland travels through the hills, exhibiting the meaning of the season through various displays, characters and themes, all lit with millions of Christmas lights. Included in the Trail of Lights is a trip to the top of Inspiration Tower, a 230-foot tall tower, giving you a Santa’s-eye view of all the lights. The Christmas spirit is alive on the Trail of Lights at Shepherd of the Hills. The Christmas light drive-thru are an important part of the Branson Christmas experience. We want to keep the tradition alive for Branson’s visitors and locals who have experienced this year after year.


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PARADES MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF YEAR PARADE Branson kicks off the Christmas season with the sixth annual “Most Wonderful Time of Year” parade dedicated to Mr. Christmas himself, the late Andy Williams. Folks from around the country will gather on Sat., Nov. 3 at 10 a.m., at the Branson Landing for a beautiful Christmas parade. With a full line-up of Branson’s star entertainers, floats, classic cars, live performances and Santa Claus, Branson welcomes the holidays. Enjoy live, on-stage performances with Branson entertainers in front of the Branson Landing fountains immediately following the parade. ADORATION PARADE The 70th Annual Celebration will take place on Sunday, December 2 at dusk. It is our chance to stop and reflect on the beauty of the Christmas story that still inspires people today. Branson celebrates keeping Christ in Christmas on this special night. No one is in the limelight and no particular organization is promoted, only an overwhelming outpouring of love from our community and celebration as

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CHRISTMAS TREE TOUR If you like Christmas trees, you’ll want to visit Branson this holiday season. From the bright lights – about 6.5 million of them – and 1,000 decorated trees at Silver Dollar City during its Old Time Christmas celebration to an 80-foot-tall dancing light tree adorning the roundabout near Branson Landing, you won’t have to look far to find these symbols of Christmas in Branson. Enjoy beautiful Christmas trees, radiant day and night with the warmth and joy of the season. The already amazing holiday season in Branson is even better as the community transforms into “America’s Christmas Tree City.” Many cities have a single iconic Christmas tree. Branson has the largest variety of wonderful and unique Christmas trees found anywhere! Discover over 150 dazzling trees, in addition to music shows, shopping, family attractions and down-home cooking, making Branson an even more exciting tree-mendous holiday destination! Find

the Branson Christmas Tree Tour map online and see and enjoy four different types of trees displayed during Ozark Mountain Christmas: traditional, natural, creative, and dancing lights. Be sure to tag photos #ExploreBranson. SILVER DOLLAR CITY AN OLD TIME CHRISTMAS (November 3–December 30) The Christmas In Midtown Light Spectacular returns, and the park shines with 6.5 million lights, a 5-story Christmas tree, plus a light parade, two original Christmas productions and more! NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATION (December 31–January 1) An event with special entertainment to ring in the New Year. With dozens of star-filled Christmas music shows, Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City and a glittering array of drive-thru light displays, there’s more “yule” enjoy. A visit to Branson creates beautiful memories and new Christmas traditions for your family. Visit ExploreBranson.com/ Christmas for holiday happenings.

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The Branson Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau represents a primary service area referred to as the Branson/Lakes Area. The cities and towns within the primary service area are located in Stone and Taney Counties, and include, but are not limited to: Blue Eye, Branson, Branson West, Forsyth, Galena, Hollister, Indian Point, Kimberling City, Kirbyville, Notch, Reeds Spring, Rockaway Beach and Taneyville. Branson is centrally located in the lakes area and serves as a great home base for ventures into neighboring towns. We encourage you to check out all of the opportunities for fun and exploration surrounding the Branson/Lakes Area. Springfield and Carthage, Missouri, and Eureka Springs, Arkansas, make great day trips from Branson. SPRINGFIELD Springfield is Missouri’s third-largest city and the Queen City is home to the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, the Springfield Cardinals AA baseball affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, who play at Hammons Field, Jordan Valley Ice Park, Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, the Springfield

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Conservation Nature Center, the historic Landers Theater and more. Visitors can browse the original Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, visit the hunting and fishing gallery, gaze at the giant aquariums and enjoy a meal at Hemingway’s Blue Water Café, all located inside the complex. Adjacent to Bass Pro Shops is Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium. The Discovery Center of Springfield is a place for families to interact with hands-on learning for kids of all ages. Visit these other notable sites: Fantastic Caverns (a 50-minute guided tour following an ancient underground riverbed filled with massive formations), Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield for Civil War buffs, Dickerson Park Zoo, Wild Animal Safari and The Laura Ingalls Wilder Home and Museum in nearby Mansfield.

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WALNUT SHADE Copper Run Distillery is the first legal moonshine distillery in the Ozark Mountains since prohibition. Free tours daily and space for private events. National Tiger Sanctuary, a non-profit rescue organization, offers educational programs to foster a love and appreciation for nature. HOLLISTER The historic town of Hollister shares the banks of Lake Taneycomo with its sister community, Branson. Once a major train depot stop for early visitors, the Old English feel of the town’s main thoroughfare on Downing Street is also home to the annual Grape Festival. HollisterChamber.net FORSYTH The Taney County seat is popular with those who enjoy fishing, boating and hiking, offering a variety of camping facilities, lake access, resorts, shops and restaurants. ForsythMissouri.org


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ROCKAWAY BEACH Rockaway Beach, the first “Family Resort Community” west of the Mississippi River, was founded in 1917. The small, friendly lakeside town, known for its speedboat racing, is 10 miles northeast of Branson. With a one-and-a-half mile shoreline stretching along Lake Taneycomo, fly fishermen come to enjoy one of the top Rainbow and German Brown Trout fishing lakes in America. RockawayBeach.net JAMES RIVER In the 1800s, several of our earliest pioneer settlements were located along the river, drawn by abundant fishing and wild game. In the 20th century, the locals invented the “jon” boat, a long, narrow wooden boat that was stable, yet easy to maneuver in the shallow, swift current of the Ozarks’ rivers. Established in 2001, James River Outfitters offers a wide range of services including full RV hookups, outfitting for canoeing, fishing, tent camping, floating, swimming, nature photography, bird watching or just relaxing and enjoying the scenery. BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER The Buffalo River begins as a trickle in the Boston Mountains of northwest

are 63 springs within the city limits, miles and miles of limetone walls and it was originally founded because of the belief in the healing powers of the springs.

Arkansas, and the first national river flows 150 miles to the northeast through the Ozarks and into the White River. Buffalo River National Park offers hiking, camping, hunting, fishing and canoeing and has designated trails and wilderness areas. Horseback riding is also permitted in small groups and on the owners’ horses.

A Victorian village with more than 230 streets that wind around the hills leading to gourmet restaurants, wedding chapels and scenic public parks, the town is home to 250 Victorian painted lady houses, bed & breakfasts and historic hotels. More than 400 local artists and crafters offer a wonderful array of paintings, sculptures, mobiles, fountains and jewelry inside dozens of downtown shops and galleries.

HOLIDAY ISLAND, ARKANSAS Holiday Island is a vacation getaway, minutes from Eureka Springs, Arkansas and less than an hour from Branson. Enjoy a wide variety of recreational amenities, including a marina, RV park and 9 and 18hole golf courses; a paradise with beautiful wooded hillsides, scenic valleys and the recreational bonanza of Table Rock Lake.

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge provides lifetime care for abandoned, abused and neglected “Big Cats” with an emphasis on tigers, lions, leopards, and cougars.

EUREKA SPRINGS, ARKANSAS Southwest of Branson, 52 miles into Arkansas, is the only town in America where the entire downtown is on the National Register of Historic Places. There

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The Great Passion Play, named “America’s #1 Attended Outdoor Drama,” presents the epic story of Jesus Christ’s last three days on earth.


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BRANSON AIRPORT

BRANSON AIRPORT (BKG) Travelers can fly directly to Branson with low fares and nonstop service. The airport opened in 2009 as the first privately financed and operated commercial airport in the United States. It is also the first nonreplacement commercial service airport built in the United States in 50 years. Just nine scenic miles south of Branson, this airport is easy to get to and convenient to everything Branson has to offer. You will find a terminal with a comfortable, rustic atmosphere and convenient amenities such as the Airport Diner and Bass Pro Shops General Store. FlyBranson Travel, a full-service onsite travel agency, offers group and individual package options. Enterprise, National and Alamo are the official car rental providers for the Branson Airport and are located on property next to baggage claim. Rental car representatives are onsite and available until all reservations from the last flight of the day have been picked up. Branson JetCenter is the fixed based operation (FBO) of choice for private aviation travel to the Branson area, providing comprehensive ground support

Airlines, Delta Airlines, and United Airlines. For more information, call 417-869-0300 or visit their website FlySpringfield.com.

with exceptional customer service. The FBO specializes in chartering flights for individuals and groups. For up-to-date flight information, visit FlyBranson.com or call 1-888-FLY-BKG1. SPRINGFIELD-BRANSON NATIONAL AIRPORT (SGF) About 50 miles north of Branson, serving all of Southwest Missouri, SGF offers 13 nonstop flights on: Allegiant Air, American

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NORTHWEST ARKANSAS REGIONAL AIRPORT (XNA) Located 90 miles southwest of Branson near Bentonville, AR. For more information, call 479-205-1000 or visit their website at FlyXNA.com. There are also two general aviation airports: • Branson West (FWB) 417-272-3921 which is northwest of Branson in Branson West • Boone County Airport (HRO) 870-741- 6954 which is 35 miles south of Branson in Harrison, AR


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V E T E R A N S D AY PA R A D E

Branson salutes our veterans and active duty armed forces year-round. Their service, commitment and ultimate sacrifice is honored with multiple special events, warm welcomes and VIP treatment. Men and women veterans and active duty personnel from all branches and from all wars, conflicts and peacetime service are appreciated in Branson every day of the year. In keeping with a long tradition of gratitude, many of the area shows recognize veterans, active duty military personnel and their families through special patriotic musical numbers. Frequently the entire audience gives a resounding round of applause to say “Welcome Home” and “Thank You.” This commitment to honoring veterans can be

seen at area attractions, city parks, many restaurants, memorial museums and other businesses in a variety of ways. Military reunion groups come back often and say that Branson is their number-one destination of choice. VETS FOR VETS Branson area veterans groups work together to present commemorative events throughout the year that mark historically significant military achievements and occasions.

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BRANSON VETERANS HOMECOMING (NOV. 5-11) Each year, Branson hosts America’s largest Veterans Homecoming celebration. Tens of thousands of veterans, their friends and families arrive for a week of camaraderie. From Nov. 5 through Veterans Day on Nov. 11, Branson is filled with commemorative events, special appearances by high-ranking military personnel, tribute shows and reunions. The Veterans Day parade is held in historic downtown Branson, always at the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, and marks the conclusion of Veterans Homecoming Week each year. Check out ExploreBranson.com/veterans.


ANNUAL EVENTS HOSTED BY LOCAL VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS April 12-14 Purple Heart Recipient Recognition May 14-19 Armed Forces Week May 21 VVA Benefit Show at Hamner Variety Theater May 28 VVA Memorial Day Ceremony at Ozarks Memorial Cemetery June 9 VVA 5k/Half Marathon at Dewey Short Visitor Center June 24 Honor America Day at College of the Ozarks September 11 Remembrance Ceremonies at several locations September 21-23 CAF AirPower History Tour Vintage War Planes Rides Festival at Branson Airport October 27 VVA Fishing Tournament at Scotty’s Trout Dock November 5-11 Veterans Homecoming Week November 5-10 (Daily) Veterans Village at Ballparks of America November 5 Vets for Vets Celebration Show at Mansion Theatre Shindigs Welcome Home Celebration at Jim Stafford Theatre WWII Veterans Mini Reunion at Jim Stafford Theatre November 6 POW/MIA Service of Remembrance at Welk Resort Vietnam Wall

November 6-10 (Daily) Military Film Festival at IMAX Complex

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Blue, Silver, Gold Star Mothers Dessert at Cherry Berry November 8 Navy Memorial Services at Westgate Resort Medics, Nurses & Combat Veterans Reunion at Westgate Resort Lighting of the Veterans Christmas Tree at Westgate Resort November 9 Vietnam Era Reunion at Clay Cooper Theatre Women Veterans Rose Petal Ceremony at Clarion Hotel Homefront Heroes: Spouses Luncheon at Branson Meadows 4th I D Hospitality Room at Savannah House Korean War Mini Reunion at Stone Castle November 10 Wal-Mart Tribute to Veterans Show at Mansion Theatre Lunch at Branson Meadows 22nd Annual Military Gala & Banquet at Chateau on the Lake November 11 Veterans Day Parade at Branson Landing and through Downtown Branson ____________________________________ LOCAL VETERANS SERVICES VA BRANSON CLINIC 417-243-2300 FayettevilleAR.VA.gov

VETERANS GALLERIA 866-279-3415 VeteransGalleria.com VETERANS MEMORIAL MUSEUM 417-336-2300 VeteransMemorialBranson.com LOCAL VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS AMERICAN LEGION 417-334-2296 www.Legion.org DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS 417-243-2324 www.dav.org MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (MOAA) Mozark Chapter (Hollister) 417-334-9080 www.mozarkmoaa.com OZARK MOUNTAIN BLUE STAR MOTHERS 417-272-0630 www.bluestarmothers.org P.O.W. NETWORK 417-336-4232 www.POWNetwork.org VETERANS MILITARY COALITION OF THE OZARKS 417-230-9187 VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS 417-336-6017 www.VFW.org VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA 417-239-6511 www.BransonVVA913.com ALL EVENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE, CALL 417-243-2117 FOR UPDATED INFO AND LOCATIONS

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A MARVELOUS BEGINNING For more than 100 years, the Branson/ Lakes Area has been attracting visitors to the Ozarks, lured by natural beauty and outdoor recreational activities. The first family attraction to draw visitors was Marvel Cave (beneath the property where Silver Dollar City theme park is currently located). First called Marble Cave because its limestone walls were thought to be marble, the cave was described by geologists in the 1860s and explored in the 1880s by adventurers who lowered themselves on ropes 200 feet into the main chamber. Scientific American magazine described the cave in 1885, and word of the natural wonder spread throughout the continent. Canadian mining expert William Henry Lynch read of the cave, purchased it sight unseen, traveled to the Ozarks and, with his two daughters, opened the cave for public tours in 1894. On the advice of his physician, minister Harold Bell Wright traveled from his home in Kansas to the Ozarks in 1898 to seek a more suitable climate for his health. He stayed at the homestead of John and Anna Ross, whom Wright

later immortalized as the characters Old Matt and Aunt Mollie in his bestselling novel “The Shepherd of the Hills.” Published in 1907, the book told the story of the self-reliant and stoic hill people he encountered in the area and of the wooded valleys, the mountain “balds” and the incredible cave he had seen. The book was a huge success. Millions of copies were sold in several languages, and four movies were filmed, including a 1941 version starring John Wayne, his first Technicolor film. Wright’s novel has become the fourth most widely read book in publishing history. Following the publication of “The Shepherd of the Hills,” local residents began noticing a great influx of visitors. Many came to the Ross homestead. The Rosses eventually sold their homestead to Miss Lizzie McDaniel of Springfield, who began presenting the very first dramatization of Wright’s story, right on the front lawn.

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When Ozark Beach Dam (also called Powersite Dam) was built in 1913 near Forsyth, and Lake Taneycomo was created, the area became quite a haven for outdoor enthusiasts who came to fish, boat, swim, hunt and enjoy the rugged beauty of the Ozark Mountains. Travelers flocked to the Ozarks on the newly built White River Line railroad that stopped in the neighboring town of Hollister. TV SHOWS & HYDROELECTRIC POWER The area first gained national prominence in the entertainment industry in 1954 when Red Foley, a legendary country singer with 38 top-ten hits, moved to Springfield, Missouri, from Nashville, Tennessee, to host “Ozark Jubilee,” one of the first successful network television shows from our area. In 1959, the area was changed forever with the completion of Table Rock Dam. This brought much-needed power to the area, spurring the growth of many area businesses. Until 1959, Rockaway Beach, located just a few miles east of Branson on the banks of Lake Taneycomo, had long been a playground for America’s rich and famous with movie stars and U.S.


SILVER DOLLAR CITY In 1960, the long-term plans of Hugo and Mary Herschend came to fruition with the opening of a small, old-time Ozarks village attraction atop the long-popular Marvel Cave, about 10 miles west of Branson on Hwy. 76. They called it Silver Dollar City, and it offered an 1880s steam train ride, demonstrating craftsmen, themed shops and music. The first year, it drew 125,000 people. Following Hugo’s death, Mary and her sons Jack and Peter continued to direct the growth of the family business, and by 1963, Silver Dollar City was Missouri’s top tourist attraction. In 1967, Silver Dollar City received national exposure when the “Beverly Hillbillies” TV show filmed five episodes at the Branson theme park.

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BALDKNOBBERS JAMBOREE In 1959, Mabe brothers Bob, Bill, Lyle and Jim began performing twice a week in a converted roller skating rink on the Lake Taneycomo waterfront in downtown Branson. The brothers combined popular country tunes with Ozark Mountain music and threw in a dash of comedy to entertain audiences. In 1969, the Baldknobbers, as the brothers called themselves, built a theater on Highway 76, making their act the longest continuously running show.

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presidents among those who retreated to the small resort community. Construction of a dam created Table Rock Lake, nationally renowned for bass fishing and water sports. In addition, the cold water from the bottom of Table Rock Lake that was now flowing into Lake Taneycomo changed it into one of the country’s most popular trout fly-fishing lakes.

SHEPHERD OF THE HILLS HOMESTEAD & OUTDOOR DRAMA A few miles east of Silver Dollar City, Dr. Bruce Trimble and his wife Mary, began staging an outdoor pageant in 1959 based on the best-selling novel “The Shepherd of the Hills.” The amphitheater was located on the site where author Harold Bell Wright’s characters lived. Under the direction of Mary, with her son Mark, it grew into one of the nation’s most popular outdoor historical dramas. In 1985, Gary Snadon, teacher and former cast member, purchased the homestead. The tradition continues with Jeff Johnson, grandson of one of the original performers, who took ownership in 2017.

The company later expanded to include other popular Branson attractions: White Water water park and the Showboat Branson Belle. Today, Silver Dollar City has grown into a multi-million dollar entertainment complex. The park also hosts six festivals each year. In 1998, Silver Dollar City was given the Applause Award by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions as the top theme park in the world. The family-owned company, Herschend Family Entertainment, currently owns, operates or partners in 21 properties in nine states. In 2004, Jack and Peter Herschend were inducted into the Hall of Fame of the amusement industry’s largest organization worldwide, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. PRESLEYS’ COUNTRY JUBILEE In 1963, the Presley family began a music show at The Underground Theater near Talking Rocks Cavern with special guests from “Ozark Jubilee,” including Red Foley. They made history in 1967 when they built the first music theater on Hwy. 76. Today, Presleys’ Country Jubilee stars three generations of Presley family members including two original members of the show: Gary and Steve Presley, Lloyd and Bessie’s sons. Together with other family and cast members, each night they perform a variety of music on a wide range of instruments and a much loved array of comedy skits.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS New Year’s Celebration January 1 Silver Dollar City | (800) 831-4386 www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park Hot Winter Fun Big Show January 29 Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theatre (417) 339-3003 www.showsinbranson.com Valentine’s Dinner College of the Ozarks Keeter Center (417) 239-1900 www.keetercenter.edu Presidents Day Weekend Sale February 16-19 Tanger Outlets | (417) 337-9328 www.tangeroutlets.com/branson Spring Ride Days March 14-18, 21-25, 29-31 and April 6 & 8 Silver Dollar City | (800) 831-4386 www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park MoNASP State Tournament March 23-24 Branson Convention Center | (417) 336-5401 www.mdc.mo.gov KVD Big Bass Classic March 24-25 Table Rock Lake www.kevinvandam.com Branson Farmers Market April thru October on Tuesdays Branson Landing | (417) 239-3002 www.bransonlanding.com Young Christians’ Weekend April 6-8 Silver Dollar City | (800) 831-4386 www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park Festival of Wonder April 11-29 Silver Dollar City | (800) 831-4386 www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park 12th Annual Branson Elvis Festival April 13-15 Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theatre (417) 339-3003 www.bransonelvisfestival.com Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf PGA Tournament April 16-22 Top of the Rock and Buffalo Ridge www.bassprolegends.com

Costa FLW Series Tournament April 19-21 Table Rock State Park Marina (417) 334-2628 www.flwfishing.com Branson Music Festival 2018 April 20-21 Welk Resort Theatre | (417) 348-1434 www.bransontravelplanning.com Branson Collector Car Auction April 20-21 Branson Convention Center (800) 335-3063 www.bransonauction.com Kayak Branson’s Biggest Flotilla Adventure April 28 Lake Taneycomo www.kayakbranson.com Teachers & Nurses Appreciation Month May 1-31 Tanger Outlets | (417) 337-9328 www.tangeroutlets.com/branson Bluegrass & BBQ May 3-28 Silver Dollar City | (800) 831-4386 www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park Jammin’ at Area ‘57 May 17 Hwy. 76, next to Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theatre www.ozarkmountainshindig.com Mother’s Day Brunch May 13 College of the Ozarks Keeter Center (417) 239-1900 www.keetercenter.edu Memorial Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale May 25-28 Tanger Outlets | (417) 337-9328 www.tangeroutlets.com/branson Memorial Day Classic May 25-28 Ballparks of America | (417) 337-8387 www.ballparksofamerica.com World’s Longest Shindig Shuffle Line Dance May 26 W. 76 Country Blvd. www.ozarkmountainshindig.com

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Memorial Day – Patriotic Picnic May 27 The Swimmin’ Hole Lawn at Big Cedar Lodge (417) 335-2777 www.bigcedar.com Gold Wing Road Riders Association Conference May 31-June 2 www.gwrra.org Branson Landing’s Summer Concert Series May 26-September 1 Branson Landing | (417) 239-3002 www.bransonlanding.com 2018 Classics Cruisin’ Table Rock Lake June 7-10 Rock Lane Marina/Rock Lane Resort (417) 338-2211 www.heartland-classics.org Branson City Lights Classic June 9-15 Ballparks of America | (417) 986-3395 www.ballparksofamerica.com Star-Spangled Summer June 9-July 22 Silver Dollar City | (800) 831-4386 www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park National Law Enforcement Week June 9-16 Stone and Taney Counties www.bransonsalutes.com Facebook/Law Enforcement Recognition Ozark Mountain Thunder Rally June 14-16 Branson Convention Center (417) 336-5401 www.omtrally.com Father’s Day Classic June 16-22 Ballparks of America | (417) 986-3395 www.ballparksofamerica.com Father’s Day Brunch and Car Show June 17 College of the Ozarks Keeter Center (417) 239-1900 www.keetercenter.edu All-American Barbeque & Honor America Celebration June 24 College of the Ozarks Keeter Center (417) 239-1900 www.keetercenter.edu


Bring the Lumber June 23-29 Ballparks of America | (417) 986-3395 www.ballparksofamerica.com

Lest We Forget Observation of 9/11 September 11 College of the Ozarks | (417) 690-2212 www.cofo.edu

An Old Time Christmas November 3-December 30 Silver Dollar City | (800) 831-4386 www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park

4th of July Weekend Sale June 30-July 4 Tanger Outlets | (417) 337-9328 www.tangeroutlets.com/branson

9/11 Memorial Ceremony September 11 Branson Landing | (417) 239-3002 www.bransonlanding.com

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Branson Landing’s 11th Annual Liberty Light Up Concert and Fireworks July 3 Branson Landing | (417) 239-3002 www.bransonlanding.com

National Crafts & Cowboy Festival September 12 – October 27 Silver Dollar City | (800) 831-4386 www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park

Veterans Registry, Tactical Operations & Vendor Village Ballparks of America (417) 337-8387 www.bransonveterans.com

4th of July Patriotic Picnic July 4 The Swimmin’ Hole at Big Cedar Lodge Big Cedar Lodge | (417) 335-2777 www.bigcedar.com

45th Annual Autumn Daze Arts, Crafts & Music Festival September 13-15 Downtown Branson Betterment Association | (417) 334-1548 www.downtownbranson.org

Moonlight Madness July 22-August 5 Silver Dollar City | (800) 831-4386 www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park

CAF AirPower History Tour September 21-23 Branson Airport (BKG) www.airpowertour.org

22nd Annual Military Gala & Banquet November 10, 5-11 p.m. Chateau on the Lake | (417) 336-4232 www.pownetwork.org/branson/21st_ annual_military_gala.htm

Missouri State Tax-Free Holiday August 3-5 Tanger Outlets | (417) 337-9328 www.tangeroutlets.com/branson

10th Annual Fit for a Cure 5K Run/Walk and Silent Auction September 29 Tanger Outlets | (417) 337-9328 www.tangeroutlets.com/branson

Branson’s Veterans Day Parade November 11 Downtown Branson www.bransonvva913.com

Cal Ripken Major70 World Series August 3-August 11 Ballparks of America | (417) 986-3395 www.ballparksofamerica.com

Scott Safety Firefighter Combat Challenge October 5-7 North end of Branson Landing

Thanksgiving Brunch November 22 College of the Ozarks Keeter Center (417) 239-1900 www.keetercenter.edu

Youth Baseball Network National Championship August 15-August 18 Ballparks of America | (417) 986-3395 www.ballparksofamerica.com Southern Gospel Picnic August 23-September 3 Silver Dollar City | (800) 831-4386 www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park

Run Grand Country Half Marathon and 5K October 7 Grand Country Resort | (417) 335-3535 www.race.grandcountry.com The Branson Collector Car Auction October 19-20 Branson Convention Center (800) 335-3063 www.bransonauction.com

Labor Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale August 31-September 3 Tanger Outlets | (417) 337-9328 www.tangeroutlets.com/branson

Branson Landing’s 12th Annual Safe Street Trick or Treat October 31 Branson Landing | (417) 239-3002 www.bransonlanding.com

Labor Day Picnic September 2 The Swimmin’ Hole Lawn at Big Cedar Lodge (417) 335-2777 www.bigcedar.com

Trick-or-Treat TangerStyle October 31, 5-7 p.m. Tanger Outlets | (417) 337-9328 www.tangeroutlets.com/branson

Country Music Weekend September 7-9 Silver Dollar City | (800) 831-4386 www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park

6th Annual “Most Wonderful Time of Year” Parade November 3 Branson Landing | (417) 239-3002 www.bransonlanding.com

POW/MIA Service of Remembrance November 6 Welk Resort | (417) 336-4232 www.pownetwork.org

Moonlight Madness & After Thanksgiving Sales November 22-25 Tanger Outlets | (417) 337-9328 www.tangeroutlets.com/branson Branson Landing’s Black Friday Blowout November 23 Branson Landing | (417) 239-3002 www.bransonlanding.com 70th Annual Adoration Parade December 2 5:30 p.m. Downtown Branson New Year’s Celebration December 31 Silver Dollar City | (800) 831-4386 www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park FOR A COMPLETE LISTING OF EVENTS IN THE BRANSON/LAKES AREA, VISIT EXPLOREBRANSON.COM/CALENDAR

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THEATRE LINE-UP #1 Hits of the 60’s Clay Cooper Theatre 1HitsOfThe60s.com 3 Dog Night & Friends Tribute Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre GodandCountryTheatre.com 50 Years of Kenny Rogers Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre GodandCountryTheatre.com A Tribute to John Denver IMAX Little Opry Theatre BransonIMAX.com Abba Tribute - Thank You For The Music Hamners’ Variety Theater TYFTM.com Acrobats of China featuring New Shanghai Circus Acrobats Theatre AcrobatsOfChina.com Actor Musician Series at the Mansion The Mansion Entertainment Center TheMansionTheatre.com Alabama Tribute: Rolls On Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre GodandCountryTheatre.com All Hands On Deck! Show Andy Williams PAC and Theatre AllHandsOnDeckShow.com Amazing Acrobats of Shanghai Grand Shanghai Theatre formerly Mickey Gilley Theatre AmazingAcrobats.com Amazing Pets Grand Country Music Hall GrandCountry.com

Best of Neil Sedaka, The Carpenters, Captain & Tennille Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre GodandCountryTheatre.com Billy Yates’ IN THE ROUND Americana Theatre americanatheatrebranson.com Blackwood Morning Variety Show The Dutton Family Theater TheBlackwoods.com Bluegrass Remedy Featuring Kari Garrison Jim Stafford Theatre jimstaffordtickets.com

Classic Country’s Patsy Cline & Friends Americana Theatre PatsyClineAndFriends.com Clay Cooper’s Country Express Clay Cooper Theatre ClayCooperTheatre.com Comedy Jamboree Grand Country Music Hall GrandCountry.com Conway Remembered Hamners’ Variety Theater ConwayRemembered.com Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute Tribute Theatre BransonTributeTheatre.com

Branson Country USA Grand Country Music Hall GrandCountry.com

Crooners and Divas - The Legends Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre GodandCountryTheatre.com

Branson Famous Baldknobbers Branson Famous Theatre Baldknobbers.com

Disco Inferno - Stayin’ Alive Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre GodandCountryTheatre.com

Branson Murder Mystery Majestic Theatre BransonMurderMystery.com

Daniel O’Donnell Christmas Show Welk Resort Theatre WelkBranson.com

The Bretts Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater TheBrettsShow.com

Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction DixieStampede.com

Broadway - The Greatest Hits King’s Castle Theatre KingsCastleTheatre.com

Dolly Parton & Friends a tribute by the Sweethearts of Branson Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre SweetheartsOfBranson.com

Buck Trent Country Music Show Branson Famous Theatre BuckTrent.com Buckets N Boards Starlite Theatre StarliteTheatre.com

Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza Andy Williams Performing Arts Center and Theatre AndyWilliamsPAC.com

Cash Alive! The Legend Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre GodandCountryTheatre.com

AYO starring Voices of Glory Andy Williams Performing Arts Center and Theatre AndyWilliamsPAC.com

Celebrity Weekends & Concerts Andy Williams Performing Arts Center and Theatre AndyWilliamsPAC.com

Beach Boys California Dreamin’ Hamners’ Variety Theater CaliforniaDreaminShow.com

Christmas Wonderland King’s Castle Theatre KingsCastleTheatre.com

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Doo Wop & the Drifters Branson Hot Hits Theatre BransonHotHits.com Doug Gabriel’s #1 Hits Tribute Pierce Arrow Theater DougGabriel.com Down Home Country Show Grand Country Music Hall GrandCountry.com Dreams - A Classic Rock Fantasy Branson Dream Theatre BransonDreamTheatre.com Dublin’s Irish Tenors & The Celtic Ladies King’s Castle Theatre KingsCastleTheatre.com


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THEATRE LINE-UP Cont. The Duttons The Dutton Family Theater TheDuttons.com

Hot Country Countdown Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre GodandCountryTheatre.com

Eagles Tribute Show Tribute Theatre BransonTributeTheatre.com

Hot Rods & High Heels Clay Cooper Theatre ClayCooperTheatre.com

Everly Brothers... Reminisce Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre GodandCountryTheatre.com

Hughes Brothers Christmas Show Hughes Brothers Theatre HughesBrothersChristmasShow.com

Forever Young Americana Theatre ForeverYoungBranson.com

Hughes Live! Hughes Brothers Theatre HughesBrothersTheatre.com

George Dyer “From Broadway to Bublé” Americana Theatre GeorgeDyer.com

Illusionist Rick Thomas Andy Williams Performing Arts Center and Theatre AndyWilliamsPAC.com

George Jones and Friends IMAX Little Opry Theatre BransonIMAX.com George Strait Country IMAX Little Opry Theatre BransonIMAX.com Golden Sounds of the Platters Tribute Theatre PlattersInBranson.com Grand Jubilee Grand Country Music Hall GrandCountry.com Hallmark presents Maxine’s Christmas Carol Andy Williams Performing Arts Center and Theatre AndyWilliamsPAC.com Hamners’ Unbelievable Variety Show Hamners’ Variety Theater HamnersUnbelievable.com Hank Williams Revisited AND Tim Hadler Caravelle Theatre TimHadler.com The Haygoods Clay Cooper Theatre TheHaygoods.com Heartland Country Jim Stafford Theatre jimstaffordtickets.com

A Janice Martin Cirque Show Starlite Theatre JaniceMartinShow.com Jecobie’s Comedy Hypnosis Show Majestic Theatre wwwjecobiesmindplay.com Jim Stafford Show Jim Stafford Theatre JimStaffordTickets.com Jerry Presley Elvis Live! Concerts Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre GodandCountryTheatre.com Jerry Presley Elvis Live! Gospel Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre GodandCountryTheatre.com Larry’s Country Diner Starlite Theatre StarliteTheatre.com Legends in Concert Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater LegendsInConcert.com/branson Legzz - ZZ Top & Tina Turner Tributes Branson Dream Theatre BransonDreamTheatre.com The Lettermen Andy Williams Performing Arts Center and Theatre AndyWilliamsTheatre.com

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Liverpool Legends Caravelle Theatre LiverpoolLegends.com Lynyrd Skynrd Tribute & Southern Fried Friends Tribute Theatre BransonTributeTheatre.com Magic & Comedy of Taylor Reed Jim Stafford Theatre JimStaffordTickets.com Magnificent 7 Show Hamners’ Variety Theater Mag7Show.com Mansion Concert Series The Mansion Entertainment Center TheMansionTheatre.com Mickey Gilley & Johnny Lee Grand Shanghai Theatre formerly Mickey Gilley Theatre Mike Walker Lasting Impressions Hamners’ Variety Theater MikeWalkerMTH.com Million Dollar Quartet Welk Resort Theatre MDQbranson.com Motown Downtown A Tribute Branson Hot Hits Theatre MoTownDownTown.com New Jersey Nights Kings Castle Theatre KingsCastleTheatre.com New South Gospel Grand Country Music Hall GrandCountry.com Oak Ridge Boys The Mansion Entertainment Center TheMansionTheatre.com Oh Happy Day! Hughes Brothers Theatre HughesBrothersTheatre.com The Osmonds starring in The Hits! Andy Williams Performing Arts Center and Theatre AndyWilliamsPAC.com Ozark Bluegrass Jubilee Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre GodandCountryTheatre.com


Ozarks Country Grand Country Music Hall GrandCountry.com

Sanders Family Christmas IMAX Little Opry Theatre BransonIMAX.com

The Sons of Britches IMAX Little Opry Theatre BransonIMAX.com

Ozarks Gospel Grand Country Music Hall GrandCountry.com

Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama Shepherd of the Hills Homestead Adventure Park - Old Mill Theater theShepherdOfTheHIlls.com

Statler Brothers Revisited Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre GodandCountryTheatre.com

The Petersens IMAX Little Opry Theatre BransonIMAX.com Pierce Arrow Pierce Arrow Theater PierceArrowTheater.com Presleys’ Country Jubilee Presleys’ Country Jubilee Presleys.com Prince Ivan Grand Shanghai Theatre formerly Mickey Gilley Theatre PrinceIvan.com Raiding the Country Vault Starlite Theatre RaidingTheCountryVault.com Raiding the Rock Vault Starlite Theatre StarliteTheatre.com Samson Sight & Sound Theatres Sight-Sound.com

The Shoji Tabuchi Show Shoji Tabuchi Theatre Shoji.com Showboat Branson Belle Lunch & Dinner Cruises Showboat Branson BelleShowboatBransonBelle Silver Dollar City’s Hits From The Hollow Silver Dollar City’s Echo Hollow Amphitheatre SilverDollarCity.com Sinatra and Friends Kings Castle Theatre KingsCastleTheatre.com The SIX Show Hughes Brothers Theatre TheSIXshow.com Smoke on the Mountain IMAX Little Opry Theatre BransonIMAX.com

The Temptations Soul & Motown Legends Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre GodandCountryTheatre.com The Texas Tenors Andy Williams Performing Arts Center and Theatre AndyWilliamsPAC.com The Urban Cowboy Reunion featuring Mickey Gilley & Johnny Lee Grand Shanghai Theatre formerly Mickey Gilley Theatre Waylon, Willie, & The Good Ol’ Boys Jerry Presley’s God and Country Theatre GodandCountryTheatre.com Yakov, Famous Russian Comedian Yakov’s Theatre Yakov.com As the vacation guide went to press in December 2017, the information for the above shows was received before deadline. For up-to-date shows and theatre listings, visit ExploreBranson.com

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#1 Hits of the 60’s & 50’s Too! Clay Cooper Theatre 3216 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-339-1960 • 877-339-1960 amcamproductions@yahoo.com 1hitsofthe60s.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: Mar. - Aug., 2:00 PM; Tues., Thurs., Sat., Sun.; Sept. - Dec.; 7:30 PM; Mon.; 2:00 PM; Tues., Thurs., Sat., Sun. #1 Hits of the 60’s & 50’s too in our 15th Fabulous Season! 100 costumes, 100 songs, a high school dance, and a special tribute to our veterans. It’s the most fun you’ll have in Branson!

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Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza Andy Williams Performing Arts Center 2500 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-4500 • 800-MOON-094 pr@andywilliamspac.com andywilliamspac.com

Open: Nov. – Dec. Showtimes: 8:00 PM “It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” as the legacy lives on with the Andy Williams Christmas show.

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Amazing Pets Grand Country Music Hall 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-335-2484 reservations@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

Open: Year-round Showtimes: 10:00 AM Enjoy an indoor circus of magic, comedy and an entourage of performing pets!

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Bluegrass Remedy Jim Stafford Theatre 3440 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-330-8080 cwainscott@jimstaffordtickets.com jimstaffordtickets.com

Open: Mar.–Dec. Showtimes: 10:00 AM Bluegrass Remedy featuring Kari Garrison is the best way to kick off your day! Bluegrass is an Ozarks’ staple, and no one does it better!

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Branson Country USA Late Show Grand Country Music Hall 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-335-2484 reservations@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

Open: Feb. – Dec. Showtimes: 10:30 PM Branson’s premier late-night show featuring a rotating roster of Branson talent.

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Branson’s Famous Baldknobbers Branson Famous Theatre 645 State Hwy. 165, Branson, MO 65616 417-231-4999 • 866-565-4487 brandon@baldknobbers.com baldknobbers.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 8:00 PM Country music and comedy variety show offering a genuine Branson experience. New show. New attitude. Same great Mabe family tradition.

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Broadway~ The Greatest Hits! King’s Castle Theatre 2701 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-2500 • 888-462-7267 info@kingscastletheatre.com kingscastletheatre.com

Open: Feb. – Dec. Showtimes: Varies, call for details Let us take you on a fast paced musical journey to NYC to experience nearly 50 musical arrangements from over 25 different Broadway classics.

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Christmas Wonderland King’s Castle Theatre 2701 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-2500 • 888-462-7267 info@kingscastletheatre.com kingscastletheatre.com

Open: Nov. – Dec. Showtimes: Varies, call for details No yuletide trip to Branson would be complete without seeing one of Branson’s largest holiday productions! Let us take you to a winter wonderland in grand Christmas style.

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Clay Cooper’s Country Express Clay Cooper Theatre 3216 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-332-2529 • 877-317-2604 info@claycoopertheatre.com claycoopertheatre.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 10:00 AM, 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM (varies, please call) Live music, singing, dancing, and comedy! Our 24 entertainers perform old and new country, current hits, rock, gospel, patriotic, and more!

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Comedy Jamboree Grand Country Music Hall 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-335-2484 reservations@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

Open: Year-round Showtimes: 3:00 PM From hilarious comedy to country favorites, this show is a hot ticket!

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Down Home Country Show Grand Country Music Hall 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-335-2484 reservations@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

Open: Apr. – May, Sep. – Dec. Showtimes: 10:00 AM This show offers the best of classic country, western swing and gospel music.

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Open: Feb. – Dec. Showtimes: Varies, call for details This group of Ireland’s finest tenors and it’s loveliest ladies mix traditional Irish tunes, opera, swing, pop and classical in a show for all ages!

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The Duttons The Dutton Family Theatre 3454 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-332-2772 • 888-388-8661 marketing@theduttons.com thedduttons.com

Open: Apr. – Dec. Showtimes: 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM Lighting up the stage with their unique brand of high-energy entertainment, The Duttons are the show to see while you are in Branson!

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Grand Jubilee Grand Country Music Hall 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-335-2484 reservations@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

Open: Year-round Showtimes: 7:30 PM Starring Branson’s best quartet, New South. Enjoy Branson variety at its best!

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Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud 4080 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 865-908-5222 • 866-492-7469 mark@feehedrick.com hatfieldmccoydinnerfeud.com

Open: Coming Soon

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Heartland Country Jim Stafford Theatre 3440 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-330-8080 cwainscott@jimstaffordtickets.com jimstaffordtickets.com

Open: Mar.–Dec. Showtimes: 7:30 PM Heartland Country returns Branson to it’s Classic Country roots! Featuring impeccable vocals, stellar band, and hilarious comedy, This will be a family favorite for years to come!

Hot Rods & High Heels 1950’s Show Clay Cooper Theatre 3216 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-332-2529 • 877-317-2604 info@claycoopertheatre.com claycoopertheatre.com

Open: Apr. – Dec. Showtimes: 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM Celebrating poodle skirts, sock hops, soda shops, and teenage love, our 8 singers/dancers and live band are sure to stir up some fond memories of “the good ol’ days” from the 1950’s!

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The Jim Stafford Show Jim Stafford Theatre 3440 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-330-8080 cwainscott@jimstaffordtickets.com jimstaffordtickets.com

Open: Mar.-Dec. Showtimes: 7:30 PM Ever the consummate entertainer, Jim Stafford does not disappoint. The revered songwriter, comedian and guitar virtuoso delights audiences with his boundless talent!

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Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM (varies, please call) See the world’s only acrobatic aerial violinist, Janice Martin in a magical, musical and aerial extravaganza. Named 2017 Matinee Show of the Year by the Terry Awards.

Legends in Concert Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theatre 1600 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-339-3003 • 800-374-7469 infobranson@legendsinconcert.com legendsinconcert.com/branson

Open: Feb. – Dec. Showtimes: 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM World’s greatest live tribute show, featuring tributes to the stars of yesterday and today. Beer and wine available for purchase.

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A Janice Martin Cirque Show Starlite Theatre 3115 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-544-8055 janicemartinshow.com

The Magic and Comedy of Taylor Reed Jim Stafford Theatre 3440 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-330-8080 cwainscott@jimstaffordtickets.com jimstaffordtickets.com

Open: Mar.-Dec. Showtimes: 3:00 PM The Magic and Comedy of Taylor Reed will keep you mesmerized with trick after trick. Everyone will leave asking “How’d he do that?!”

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Dublin’s Irish Tenors & the Celtic Ladies King’s Castle Theatre 2701 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-2500 • 888-462-7267 info@kingscastletheatre.com kingscastletheatre.com

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The Mansion Theatre 189 Expressway Ln., Branson, MO 65616 417-335-2000 • 866-707-4100 kadams@themansiontheatre.com themansiontheatre.com

Open: Apr. – Dec. Showtimes: 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM The beautiful Mansion Theatre is host to many world-class entertainers, events and competitions each year.

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Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 8:00 PM Four legends. One jam session. An electrifying true story. Award-winning musical featuring the greatest hits of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lewis and Carl Perkins.

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New Jersey Nights King’s Castle Theatre 2701 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-2500 • 888-462-7267 info@kingscastletheatre.com kingscastletheatre.com

Open: Feb. – Dec. Showtimes: Varies, call for details Celebrate the hit songs of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Including “Sherry,” “My Eyes Adored You,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and many more!

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New South Gospel Grand Country Music Hall 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-335-2484 reservations@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 3:00 PM Branson’s best quartet, New South, sings all of your gospel favorites!

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Ol’ Time Gospel Hour Little Opry Theatre 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy., Branson, MO 65616 417-335-4832 info@bransonimax.com bransonimax.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 11:00 AM, Sun. A free lively and passionate Sunday service with Glen and Sue Phillips.

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Ozarks Country Grand Country Music Hall 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-335-2484 reservations@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 7:00 PM Featuring Branson favorites, Tonya & Tammy Bilyeu, this show celebrates country classics of yesteryear combined with today’s hot country hits!

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Ozarks Gospel Grand Country Music Hall 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-335-2484 reservations@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 2:00 PM It’s just not Sunday without the sweet harmonies and handclapping excitement of some good old Southern Gospel music!

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The Petersen Family Bluegrass Band Little Opry Theatre 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy., Branson, MO 65616 417-335-4832 info@bransonimax.com bransonimax.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 5:00 PM, Sun. A talented musical family who loves playing together with a focus on both traditional and gospel bluegrass music.

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Presleys’ Country Jubilee Presleys’ Theatre 2920 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-4874 • 888-894-9548 info@presleys.com presleys.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 8:00 PM, Mon. – Sat. Branson’s first family of entertainment on stage featuring country favorites, southern gospel and hilarious comedy. Presleys’ Country Jubilee… Branson’s original show on The Strip.

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Rick Thomas, Illustionist Andy Williams Performing Arts Center 2500 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-4500 • 800-MOON pr@andywilliamspac.com andywilliamspac.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 8:00 PM Rick Thomas possesses the ablility to perform the most innovative grand illusions in the world with a style that commands your attention and amazes all ages.

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Raiding the Country Vault Starlite Theatre 3115 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-337-9333 • 866-991-8445 starlitetheatre.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 7:30 PM, select 2:00 PM Country stars performing classic country hits. Ranked #3 TripAdvisor Shows award-winning performers. First-class production featuring state-of-the-art sound and lights.

Raiding the Rock Vault Starlite Theatre 3115 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-337-9333 • 866-991-8445 starlitetheatre.com

Open: Select dates, see website. Showtimes: 7:30 PM #1 show in Vegas. Rock stars performing classic rock hits. First-class, state-of-the-art-production.

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Million Dollar Quartet Welk Resort Theatre 1984 State Hwy. 165, Branson, MO 65616 417-337-7469 • 800-505-9355 reservations@welkgroup.com mdqbranson.com

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Rocky Mountain Christmas Little Opry Theatre 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy., Branson, MO 65616 417-335-4832 info@bransonimax.com bransonimax.com

Open: Nov. – Dec. Showtimes: 10:00 AM, Mon. – Sat. Grammy Award-winner James Garrett pays tribute to his long-time friend John Denver and other country music legends. Bluegrass and country Christmas tunes!

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Sander’s Family Christmas Little Opry Theatre 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy., Branson, MO 65616 417-335-4832 info@bransonimax.com bransonimax.com

Open: Nov. – Dec. Showtimes: 8:00 PM, Tues. – Sat. Off-Broadway in Branson! Hilarious gospel musical comedy set in 1938. The audience becomes the congregation of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church’s Christmas Eve celebration.

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The Shoji Tabuchi Show Shoji Tabuchi Theatre 3260 Shepherd of the Hills Expy., Branson, MO 65616 417-334-7469 tickets@shoji.com shoji.com

Open: Apr. – Dec. Showtimes: 10:30 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM Acclaimed as one of the greatest entertainers, along with wife Dorothy and daughter Christina, Shoji Tabuchi is the show to see!

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Showboat Branson Belle 4800 State Hwy. 165, Branson, MO 65616 417-336-7171 • 800-775-2628 info@silverdollarcity.com showboatbransonbelle.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 12:00 PM, 4:00 PM & 8:00 PM America’s most entertaining dinner cruises and lunch adventures feature 3-course meals and amazing live shows on Table Rock Lake! Lunch or dinner available with show.

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Sight & Sound Theatres® 1001 Shepherd of the Hills Expy. Branson, MO 65616 800-377-1277 sight-sound.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 11:30 AM, 3:30 PM & 7:30 PM Experience the greatest stories ever told as they come to life on stage. This year – SAMSON

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Sinatra and Friends King’s Castle Theatre 2701 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-2500 • 888-462-7267 info@kingscastletheatre.com kingscastletheatre.com

Open: Apr. – Dec. Showtimes: Varies, call for details New in 2018! This production is a full-scale musical celebration made up of superb singers, amazing dancers and unique film footage bringing the Sinatra era to life!

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SIX Hughes Brothers Theatre 3425 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-0076 • 877-SIX-SHOW (877-749-7469) suzanne@thesixshow.com thesixshow.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM Your eyes won’t believe your ears! SIX combines the boundless energy of six remarkable brothers. Their high-octane performance, electrifying stage presence and powerhouse vocals create one amazing “SIXperience!”

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Smoke on the Mountain Little Opry Theatre 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy., Branson, MO 65616 417-335-4832 info@bransonimax.com bransonimax.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 8:00 PM, Tue. – Sat. Off-Broadway in Branson! Hilarious gospel musical comedy set in 1938. The audience becomes the congregation of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church’s first Saturday night sing.

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Sons of Britches Little Opry Theatre 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy., Branson, MO 65616 417-335-4832 info@bransonimax.com bransonimax.com

Open: Year-round Showtimes: 2:00 PM, Fri. – Sat.; 8:00 PM Sun. – Mon. A special trio of Branson’s top musicians! Featuring comedy, country, Cajun, bluegrass & ol’ time rock ‘n’ roll! They even take audience requests.

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A Tribute to John Denver Little Opry Theatre 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy., Branson, MO 65616 417-335-4832 info@bransonimax.com bransonimax.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Showtimes: 10:00 AM, Mon. – Sat. Grammy Award-winner James Garrett pays tribute to his longtime friend John Denver and other country music legends. Voted Best Morning Show for four years!

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7D Dark Ride Adventure 715 Branson Landing Blvd., Branson, MO 65616 417-203-4150 arcadecity.com

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Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum 190 Top of the Rock Rd., Ridgedale, MO 65739 417-335-2777 • 800-225-6343 topoftherock.com

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Arcade City 715 Branson Landing Blvd., Branson, MO 65616 417-203-4150 arcadecity.com

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Bigfoot on the Strip 3608 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-213-4266 • 800-562-2416 info@bransonbigfoot.com bransonbigfoot.com

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The Branson Coaster 2115 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-544-8068 thebransoncoaster.com

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Branson Jet Boats 7A North Boardwalk, Branson Landing 417-334-7683 • 877-441-3727 info@bransonjetboats.com bransonjetboats.com

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Branson Meadows Cinema 11 4740 Gretna Rd., Branson, MO 65616 417-332-2884 info@bransonimax.com bransonmeadowscinema11.com

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Branson Scenic Railway 206 E. Main St., Branson, MO 65616 417-334-6110 • 800-2TRAIN2 (800-287-2462) ikamp@bransontrain.com bransontrain.com

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Branson Segway & Adventure Center 299 State Hwy. 165, Branson, MO 65616 417-336-2744 bransonsegway.com

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Branson Zipline at Wolfe Mountain 2339 US Hwy. 65, Walnut Shade, MO 65771 417-561-0699 groupsales@bransonzipline.com wolfemountainbranson.com

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Branson’s Gift of Lights 700 Expressway Lane, Branson, MO 65616 417-336-2744 bransonlights.com

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Open: Year-round, hours vary, check Facebook for update Did you feel that? 7D Dark Ride Adventure will shake, move and immerse you so much you’ll forget it’s a movie!

Open: Year-round, seasonal Journey through the chronological development of the Ozarks, with prehistoric remains, Native American artifacts and Civil War relics.

Open: Year-round, hours vary, check Facebook for update Roll out the red carpet and step into the lights! At Arcade City everyone gets the VIP treatment.

Open: Year-round, 10:00 AM – late, daily Family fun for everyone! Mini-golf, maze arcade, 8Di movies, thrill rides, offroad 4x4 safari tours – Help us find Bigfoot!

Open: Year-round, hours vary, check Facebook for update North America’s original double alpine coaster is located here in Branson, MO!

Open: Apr. – Oct., 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM, daily Reservations can be made online Experience the beauty and history of Lake Taneycomo on this thrill ride that performs maneuvers such as 360s and bow dunks. Open: Year-round, 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM Reservations can be made online Multi-screen Hollywood movie theater inside the Shoppes at Branson Meadows. Eleven screens, free popcorn Tuesdays and ultimate 4k digital projection! Open: Mar. – Dec., 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM A 40-mile excursion into the backwoods of the Ozark foothills aboard vintage railroad equipment. Dinner train: Apr. – Nov.; Polar Express: Nov. – Dec.

Open: Mar. – Dec., hours vary by season Feel the excitement of riding on a Segway PT at our one-of-a-kind track. You’ll love the thrill.

Open: Year-round, hours vary by day, check website Explore the Ozarks on our world-class guided eco-adventures, while soaring through the trees on ziplines, sky bridges and more!

Open: Nov. – Dec., 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM Experience an all-LED Christmas light drive-thru that will dazzle the senses. Over 250 light displays to discover.


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Open: Year-round, Jan. – Mid Mar., 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM; Mid Mar. – Dec., 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM Newly updated IMAX-3D laser theater, luxury VIP seating. Movies, shopping, live shows and dining – all under one roof!

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Branson’s Promised Land Zoo 2751 Shepherd of the Hills Expy., Branson, MO 65616 417-337-9453 info@plzoo.com plzoo.com

Open: Nov. 1 – Dec. 31, Noon – 5:00 PM; Jan. 1 – Nov. 1, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Branson’s top animal attraction is home to hundreds of animals and features a drive-thru, petting zoo, VIP encounters and more!

The Butterfly Palace 4106 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-332-2231 info@thebutterflypalace.com thebutterflypalace.com

Open: Year-round, 7 days a week, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Explore over 1,000 live tropical butterflies, a living rainforest, science center, mirror maze, Banyan Tree maze and educational movies!

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Open: Year-round, Mon. – Sat., 9:00 AM – dusk; Sun., 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Free tours and sampling! Stop in and sample our wide variety of wines and juices. Browse our gift shop.

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Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction 1525 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-336-3000 • 800-520-5544 bransonreservations@dixiestampede.com dixiestampede.com

Open: Feb. – Dec., 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Featuring 32 magnificent horses, Stampede of the Buffalo and a fabulous four-course feast. Dolly Parton guarantees it’s “Branson’s Most Fun Place to Eat!”

The Elite Cinema III 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy., Branson, MO 65616 417-335-4832 • 800-419-4832 info@bransonimax.com bransonimax.com

Open: Year-round, 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM An elite Hollywood movie theater inside the IMAX Complex: spacious seating, reclining high-back chairs and Sony Digital projection!

Farm Mini-Golf at Grand Country Resort 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-335-2454 info@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

Open: Year-round Players will feel back at home on the farm while playing 36 holes of this animated Farm Mini-Golf course.

Fritz’s Adventure 1425 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-320-6138 sales@fritzsadventure.com fritzsadventure.com

Open: Year-round, hours vary by day, check website A dynamic family attraction that brings the excitement and challenges of outdoor adventure into a multi-dimensional indoor environment.

Grand Country Fun Spot 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-335-2454 info@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

Open: Year-round Fun Spot arcade and entertainment center boasts a two-story laser tag arena, arcade games, bumper cars, blacklight minigolf and more!

Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors 3030 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-337-8700 branson@hollywoodwax.com hannahsmazeofmirrors.com

Open: Year-round, 7 days a week, 8:00 AM – late Are you the chosen one? Find your way through hundreds of mirrored walls and archways on a gallant journey that is sure to make you smile!

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Curling Vine Winery 601 State Hwy. 165, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-1897 • 888-926-9463 info@curlingvinewinery.com curlingvinewinery.com

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Open: Year-round, 7 days a week, 8:00 AM – late Compete for the highest score as you try to rid the town of ravenous werewolves or ride the rails while chasing down a band of robot outlaws.

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Castle of Chaos 3030 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-337-8700 branson@hollywoodwax.com 5dadventure.com

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Branson’s IMAX Entertainment Complex 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy., Branson, MO 65616 417-335-4832 • 800-419-4832 info@bransonimax.com bransonimax.com

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Open: Year-round, 7 days a week, 8:00 AM – late Walk the red carpet and strike your best poses with your favorite stars in a self-guided romp with Hollywood’s elite.

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Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center 3030 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-337-8700 branson@hollywoodwax.com hollywoodentertainmentcenter.com

Open: Year-round, 7 days a week, 8:00 AM – late Best value in Branson! Enjoy Hollywood Wax Museum, Shoot For The Stars Mini-Golf, Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors and Castle of Chaos for one great price.

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Indoor Mini-golf at Grand Country Resort 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-335-2454 info@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

Open: Year-round Grand Country Indoor Mini-golf is a 36-hole, Ozarks forest themed course that is completely indoors for guests to enjoy rain or shine!

Inspiration Tower 5586 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-4191 info@theshepherdofthehills.com theshepherdofthehills.com

Open: Year-round, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Branson’s “landmark on the horizon” - 230 ft. tall and located on Inspiration Point, which is the highest point in Southwest Missouri.

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Let There Be Lights - Christmas Drive Thru 2751 Shepherd of the Hills Expy., Branson, MO 65616 417-337-9453 info@plzoo.com plzoo.com/lights

Open: Nov. 1 – Dec. 31, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM Branson’s premiere lights display at Promised Land Zoo features a 2 mile drive-thru, the lights and animals, Christmas village, Santa and Reindeer and more!

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Little Indian Stables at Dogwood Canyon 2038 W. State Hwy. 86, Lampe, MO 65681 417-335-2777 • 800-225-6343 dogwoodcanyon.org

Open: Seasonal, based on weather Explore the Ozarks on horseback and journey through stunning hills along towering bluffs and streams.

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Main Street Lake Cruises 9 South Boardwalk, Branson Landing 417-239-3980 • 877-38BOATS (877-382-6287) info@mainstreetlakecruises.com mainstreetmarina.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. (private charters available year-round), 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM Come enjoy one of our sightseeing tours on our Lake Queen paddlewheel boat or how about an intimate fine dining experience on our Landing Princess. All while taking in the beauty of the Ozarks on beautiful Lake Taneycomo!

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Main Street Marina Eco Tours & Water Sport Rentals 9 South Boardwalk, Branson Landing 417-239-3980 • 877-38BOATS (877-382-6287) info@mainstreetlakecruises.com mainstreetmarina.com

Open: Mar. – Dec., 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM Guided eco tours on our 2-person high-powered Catamarans, better knowns as CraigCats, kayaks – single, double and fishing, hydro bikes – single double and fishing or a SUP (stand up paddle board.) All day lake fun for everyone!

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The Mirror Maize 715 Branson Landing Blvd., Branson, MO 65616 417-203-4150 themirrormaize.com

Open: Year-round, hours vary, check Facebook for update The Mirror Maize is the world’s first indoor corn maize. Left? Right? Up? Down? Legend has it that some maize goers never come out.

National Tiger Sanctuary 518 State Hwy. BB, Saddlebrooke, MO 65630 417-587-3633 stripes@nationaltigersanctuary.org nationaltigersanctuary.org

Open: Year-round, Tours at 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM Come see big cats like never seen before! Visit with lions and tigers from just 3 feet away!

Ozark Off-Road ATV Adventures 5586 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-4191 info@theshepherdofthehills.com theshepherdofthehills.com

Open: Year-round, hours vary Head off-road into the Shepherd of the Hills trails for many backwoods adventures!

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Hollywood Wax Museum 3030 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-337-8700 branson@hollywoodwax.com hollywoodwaxmuseum.com/branson

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Parakeet Pete’s Sky Deck 117 Taney St., Branson, MO 65616 417-559-1600 bransonlandingattractions.com

Open: Year-round, hours vary, open for group reservations or private parties. Guests arrive at the Sky Deck via Parakeet Pete’s Waterfront Zipline. Enjoy spectacular scenery and majestic sunsets.

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Parakeet Pete’s Steampunk Balloon 600 Promenade Way, Branson, MO 65616 417-561-0699 bransonlandingattractions.com

Open: Mar. – Dec., 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM Parakeet Pete’s Steampunk Balloon offers 360° breathtaking views of Lake Taneycomo and Branson.

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Parakeet Pete’s Waterfront Zipline at Branson Landing 1113 Branson Landing Blvd., Branson, MO 65616 800-712-7654 bransonlandingattractions.com

Open: Mar. – Dec., 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM World-Class Urban Adventure! Parakeet Pete’s offers a spectacular panoramic view of Lake Taneycomo, Branson Landing, and the city of Branson.

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The Runaway Mountain Coaster 935 State Hwy. 165, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-7337 • 800-371-7027 info@bransonmountaincoaster.com bransonmountaincoaster.com

Open: Jan. – Feb., limited days open; Mar. – Dec., Sun. – Thurs., 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Fri. – Sat., 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM (extended hours during Summer) The Runaway Mountain Coaster at Fall Creek is a familyfriendly thrill ride where you control the speed of the cart!

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Shepherd of the Hills Drama 5586 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-7654 info@theshepherdofthehills.com theshepherdofthehills.com

Open: Year-round, hours vary Based on Harold Bell Wright’s book, this show is an actionpacked live reenactment of the 1800’s in the Ozarks.

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Shepherd of the Hills Trail of Lights 5586 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-4191 info@theshepherdofthehills.com theshepherdofthehills.com

Open: Nov. 1 – Dec. 31, 5:30 PM – 11:00 PM Rated by the Travel Channel as one of the top five drive-thru light displays in the U.S., it is 2.5 miles long.

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Shoot For the Stars Mini-Golf 3110 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-337-8700 branson@hollywoodwax.com shootforthestarsminigolf.com

Open: Year-round (weather permitting), 8:00 AM – late Putt your way to fame! Shoot through Hollywood landmarks, parties and paparazzi as you take the 18 steps to becoming a star.

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Silver Dollar City 399 Silver Dollar City Pkwy., Branson, MO 65616 417-336-7100 • 800-831-4386 info@silverdollarcity.com silverdollarcity.com

Open: Mar. – Dec., hours vary (visit SilverDollarCity.com for details.) New: The world’s fastest, tallest and steepest spinning coaster – Time Traveler, plus 40+ rides and attractions, 100 craftsmen, 40 live shows and festival entertainment!

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Splash Country Indoor Waterpark at Grand Country Resort 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-335-3535 info@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

Open: Year-round Splash Country Indoors is Branson’s best indoor waterpark experience with 1,000-gallon tipping bucket, lazy river, tube slides and more!

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Snowflex at Wolfe Mountain 2339 US Hwy. 65, Walnut Shade, MO 65771 800-712-4654 groupsales@bransonzipline.com wolfemountainbranson.com

Open: Year-round, hours vary Tube down a 400 foot slope in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, designed for maximum thrills to people of all ages!

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Talking Rocks Cavern 423 Fairy Cave Ln., Branson West, MO 65737 417-272-3366 • 800-600-CAVE (2283) info@talkingrockscavern.com talkingrockscavern.com

Open: Year-round, Jan. – May., 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM; June –Aug., 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Sept. – Dec., 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM Guided, walking tours of Talking Rocks Cavern. Large rock and gift shop, gemstone panning, mini-golf, nature trails and picnic areas.

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The Track Family Fun Parks 4 Branson Locations 417-334-1612 info@bransontracks.com bransontracks.com

Open: Check operating schedule Enjoy high-rise go-karts, classic go-karts, bumper cars and arcades! New – Chicago’s Navy Pier Ferris Wheel, now named the Branson Ferris Wheel, the wheel stands 150 ft., 40 gondolas, and 16,000 new LED lights!

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Vigilante Extreme ZipRider 5586 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-4191 info@theshepherdofthehills.com theshepherdofthehills.com

Open: Mar.–Dec., hours vary, check website From the highest point in Missouri, you’ll see the Ozarks from a breath-taking vantage point on this zipline ride!

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White Water 3505 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-336-7100 • 800-831-4386 info@silverdollarcity.com bransonwhitewater.com

Open: May – Sept., hours vary (visit BransonWhiteWater.com for details.) Dive into 13 acres of water rides and slides filled with over 2 million gallons of fun for all ages!

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Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium 500 W. Sunshine St., Springfield, MO 65807 888-222-6060 info@wondersofwildlife.org wondersofwildlife.org

Open: Year-round, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM (peak hours); 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (non-peak hours) Come eye-to-eye with 35,000 live animals at the all-new 350,000 square-foot Wonders of Wildlife located next to Bass Pro Shops’ in Springfield, MO.

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Open: Year-round Where shopping, dining and entertainment take center stage, with over 100 specialty stores, restaurants, attractions, water and fire fountain show and Hilton Promenade Hotel.

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Dick’s 5 & 10 103 W Main St., Branson, MO 65616 417-334-2410 kathe@dicks5and10.com dicks5and10.com

Open: Year-round A Historic Downtown Branson landmark for over 55 years. More than 75,000 different items. Much more than just a store... it’s a fun adventure for all ages!

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Grand Country Shoppes 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-3919 info@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

Open: Year-round Your vacation shopping awaits you at Grand Country Shoppes. Find the perfect gifts to take home to friends and family. From souvenirs to nostalgic toys and homemade fudge, Grand Country Shoppes has it all!

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The Grand Village Shops 2800 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 grandvillageshops.com

Open: Year-round Branson’s most enchanting shopping and dining experience.

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Missouriamish.com 4562 N. Gretna Rd., Branson, MO 65616 417-231-6390 • 855-816-0246 missouriamish@yahoo.com missouriamish.com

Open: Feb. - Dec. We have leather belts, baskets, rugs, soaps, jams and jellies and more items hand made by Amish from all over Missouri.

The Shoppes at Branson Meadows 4740 N. Gretna Rd., Branson, MO 65616 theshoppesatbransonmeadows.com

Open: Year-round 20 retail shoppes including VF Factory Outlet, Tuesday Morning, Tool Time USA, Branson Cinema’s and Upper Deck.

The Shoppes at IMAX 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy., Branson, MO 65616 417-335-4832 info@bransonimax.com bransonimax.com

Open: Year-round Branson’s premiere indoor shopping mall, featuring over 15 specialty shops: leather, quilts, fine apparel, jewelry, grandfather clocks, home decor and more!

Talking Rocks Cavern Rock & Gift Shop 423 Fairy Cave Lane, Branson West, MO 65737 417-272-3366 • 800-600-CAVE (2283) info@talkingrockscavern.com talkingrockscavern.com

Open: Jan. – May, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM; June – Aug., 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Sept. – Dec., 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Talking Rocks Cavern Rock & Gift Shop has unique rocks, minerals and fossils from around the world. Open year-round!

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Branson Landing 100 Branson Landing, Branson, MO 65616 417-239-3002 •855-339-3002 marketing@bransonlanding.com bransonlanding.com

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Annie B’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream Shoppe 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy, Branson, MO 65616 417-336-4680 info@bransonimax.com bransonimax.com

Open: Year-round Approx. cost: $2.00 - $6.00 + tax Types of cuisine: Hand-dipped ice cream, shakes, fudge and drinks. Serving lunch and dinner. Also features a gift shop.

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Branson’s Pasghetti’s Restaurant and Attraction 3129 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 Local: 417-335-0690 pasghettis@gmail.com bransonsbestrestaurants.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Approx. cost: $8.00-$30.00 + tax Type of cuisine: Italian Serving lunch, dinner and cocktails. Also features full-service menu and meeting facilities. Taking reservations.

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Buckingham’s Prime Rib & Steakhouse 2830 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-337-7777 • 800-725-2236 x777 buckinghams@clarionhotelbranson.com clarionhotelbranson.com

Open: Feb. – Dec. Approx. cost: $15.00-$49.00 + tax Type of cuisine: Prime rib, steaks, seafood and pasta Serving dinner and cocktails. Also features full-service menu, live entertainment and meeting facilities. Taking reservations.

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Chateau Grille at Chateau on the Lake 415 N. State Hwy. 265, Branson, MO 65616 417-243-1777 chateauonthelake@jqh.com chateauonthelake.com

Open: Year-round Approx. cost: $11.00-$32.00 + tax Type of cuisine: New American Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails. Also features full-service menu and buffet. Taking reservations.

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CiCi’s Pizza 3460 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-239-0109 cicis889@gmail.com bransonsbestrestaurants.com

Open: Year-round Approx. cost: $8.00-$14.00 + tax Types of cuisine: Pizza, salad and dessert buffet Serving lunch and dinner. Also features buffet and meeting facilities.

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Fall Creek Steak & Catfish House 997 State Hwy. 165, Branson, MO 65616 417-336-5060 steakcatfishhouse@gmail.com bransonsbestrestaurants.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Approx. cost: $8.00-$28.00 + tax Types of cuisine: American – steaks, catfish, ribs, bar-b-que and hot rolls Serving lunch, dinner and cocktails. Also features full-service menu, buffet and gift shop.

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Grand Country Buffet 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-335-2434 info@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

Open: Year-round Approx. cost: $5.99-$13.49 + tax Types of cuisine: American buffet Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Also features a buffet.

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The Great American Steak & Chicken House 2421 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-335-6699 bigchickenhouse@gmail.com bransonsbestrestaurants.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Approx. cost: $8.00-$24.00 + tax Types of cuisine: Breakfast buffet, fried chicken, steaks, sandwhiches and seafood. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails. Also features full-service menu, buffet and gift shop.

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McFarlain’s Family Restaurant 3562 Shepherd of the Hills Expy., Branson, MO 65616 417-336-4680 info@bransonimax.com bransonimax.com

Open: Year-round Approx. cost: $5.00-$18.00 + tax Types of cuisine: Family dining, classic Ozarks cuisine Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Also features full-service menu, gift shop and meeting facilities.

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DINING LISTINGS

Minnie’s Camper 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-336-6709 info@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

Open: Mar. – Oct. Types of cuisine: Fair-style foods Serving snacks.

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The Paddlewheel 9 South Boardwalk, Branson Landing 417-239-3980 info@mainstreetlakecruises.com www.mainstreetmarina.com

Open: Year-round Approx. cost: $4.00-$20.00 + tax Type of cuisine: Variety Serving lunch, dinner and cocktails. Also features full-service menu, meeting facilities and live entertainment. Taking reservations.

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Papa Grand’s Pizza at Grand Country Resort 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-336-6709 info@grandcountry.com www.grandcountry.com

Open: Year-round Types of cuisine: Pizza and pasta buffet Serving lunch, dinner and snacks. Also features buffet.

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Pointe Royale Grill 142 Clubhouse Dr., Branson, MO 65616 417-334-8599 partyplaystay.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Approx. cost: $5.00-$8.00 + tax Types of cuisine: Sandwhiches, salads and breakfast Serving breakfast, lunch, snacks and cocktails. Also features meeting facilities.

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DINING LISTINGS

Whipper Snappers Seafood Restaurant 2421 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 (lower level of Chicken House) 417-334-3282 bigchickenhouse@gmail.com bransonsbestrestaurants.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. Approx. cost: $20.00-$50.00 + tax Types of cuisine: Seafood buffet Serving lunch, dinner and cocktails. Also features buffet and gift shop.

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Open: Year-round Approx. fees: $69-$109 + tax Golf carts, rental clubs, pro shop, lodging and dining on property. Rated #1 Golf Course in Missouri by Golfweek 20122017. Yardages vary from 7,324 to 5,323, offering five distinct teeing areas providing a challenge to all calibers of golfers.

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Buffalo Ridge Golf Course 1001 Branson Creek Blvd., Hollister, MO 65672 417-339-5430 • 800-225-6343 topoftherock.com

Open: Year-round, weather permitting Golf carts, rental clubs and pro shop on property with lodging nearby. Ranked top 10 public Missouri courses since 2001, Buffalo Ridge has been transformed by Johnny Morris and Tom Fazio by adding new approaches, bunkers and waterfalls.

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Holiday Island Golf Club 1 Clubhouse Drive, Holiday Island, AR 72631 479-253-9511 holidayisland.us visitholidayisland.com

Open: Year-round, weather permitting Approx. fees: $39-$49 + tax (less on Island 9-hole course) Golf carts, rental clubs, pro shop, lodging and dining on property. Two beautiful courses and unique driving range on Ozark ridge top with views and wood carvings. Island course has an inspiring view when taking bridge onto island.

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The Pointe at Pointe Royale Golf Village 142 Clubhouse Dr., Branson, MO 65616 417-334-4477 bradleygolfpro@gmail.com pointeroyalegolf.net

Open: Year-round Approx. fees: $59 + tax (includes 18 holes and cart) Golf carts, rental clubs, pro shop, lodging and dining on property. Make it a point to play The Pointe at Pointe Royale Golf Village. Enjoy 18 holes of challenging golf along the banks of Lake Taneycomo.

Thousand Hills Golf Resort 245 S. Wildwood Dr., Branson, MO 65616 417-336-5873 • 800-864-4145 dwertz@thousandhills.com thousandhills.com

Open: Year-round, weather permitting Approx. fees: $59 + tax Golf carts, rental clubs, pro shop and lodging on property. Located in the center of Branson, Thousand Hills Golf Course is just 2 blocks off Highway 76, 2 blocks behind the Grand Village Shops.

Top of the Rock Golf Course 190 Top of the Rock Rd., Ridgedale, MO 65739 417-335-2777 • 800-225-6343 topoftherock.com

Open: Year-round, weather permitting Golf carts, rental clubs, pro shop and dining on property with lodging nearby. Your Top of the Rock golfing experience includes a Jack Nicklaus signature course and Arnold Palmer driving range.

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Branson Hills Golf Club 100 N. Payne Stewart Dr., Branson, MO 65616 417-337-2963 info@bransonhillsgolfclub.com bransonhillsgolfclub.com

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Welk Resort Branson 1984 State Hwy. 165, Branson, MO 65616 417-336-3575 • 800-505-9355 reservations@welkgroup.com welkbranson.com

Year-round

The Suites at Fall Creek 1 Fall Creek Dr., Branson, MO 65616 800-438-2929 keith.bielski@diamondresorts.com diamondresortsandhotels.com

Varies

Pointe Royale Condominium Resort & Golf Course 158 Pointe Royale Dr., Ste. 100 Branson, MO 65616 417-334-5614 • 800-962-4710 info@pointeroyale.com pointeroyale.com

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Amazing Branson Vacation Rentals 1278 State Hwy. UU, Blue Eye, MO 65611 417-779-5880 • 977-849-6363 reservations@rentbranson.com rentbranson.com

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Grand Country Resort 1945 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-335-3535 info@grandcountry.com grandcountry.com

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Stormy Point Village 132 Cape Cod Dr., Branson, MO 65616 417-338-0721 • 800-699-3250 info@summerwindsresorts.com summerwindsresorts.com

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Cardinal Hill Cottages 5410 State Hwy. 265, Branson, MO 65616 417-338-8732 • 800-759-8421 cardinalhillcottages@suddenlink.com cardinalhillcottages.com

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Tribesman Resort 416 Cave Ln., Branson, MO 65616 417-338-2616 • 800-447-3327 info@tribesmanresort.com tribesmanresort.com The Village at Indian Point Resort & Conference Center 24 Village Trail, Branson, MO 65616 417-338-8800 • 800-984-7847 info@villageatindianpoint.com villageatindianpoint.com

$77-$160

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Foxfire Resort 751 John the Diver Trail, Branson, MO 65616 417-338-2119 • 800-286-8034 foxfire751@suddenlink.net foxfireresort.com

$91

Alpine Lodge Resort 434 Indian Creek Circle, Branson, MO 65616 417-338-2514 • 888-LODGE-88 alpinelodgeresort@gmail.com alpinelodgeresort.com

Mar. – Dec.

INDIAN POINT

Chateau on the Lake Resort Spa & Convention Center 415 N. State Hwy. 265, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-1161 • 888-333-5253 chateauonthelake@jqh.com chateauonthelake.com

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CONDO LISTINGS

Branson Vacation Rentals/ Branson Vacation Cabins 1440 Hwy. 248, Ste. Q504, Branson, MO 65616 417-832-9991 bransonvacationcabins@gmail.com bransonvacationrentals.com

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Pointe Royale Golf Village 142 Clubhouse Drive, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-0634 www.partyplaystay.com

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REAL ESTATE LISTINGS Whisper Cove 231 Sante Fe Ave., Branson, MO 65616 417-334-6835 whispercove.com

Commercial, Residential/Homes, Lots and Land. Table Rock lakefront development opportunties. Close to Branson and Branson schools.

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Pointe Royale Condominium Resort & Golf Course 158 Pointe Royale Dr., Ste. 100 Branson, MO 65616 417-334-5614 • 800-962-4710 info@pointeroyale.com pointeroyale.com

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Rosebud Inn 1415 Roark Valley Rd., Branson, MO 65616 417-336-4000 • 800-767-3522 reservation@rosebudinn.com rosebudinn.com

$75

Hilton Promenade at Branson Landing Hotel 3 Branson Landing Blvd., Branson, MO 65616 417-336-5500 • 800-HILTON hrobr-salesadm@hilton.com hiltonsofbranson.com

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Hilton Branson Convention Center 200 E. Main St., Branson, MO 65616 417-336-5400 • 800-HILTON hrobr-salesadm@hilton.com hiltonsofbranson.com

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Comfort Inn & Suites Branson Meadows 5150 Gretna Rd., Branson, MO 65616 417-335-4731 • 877-746-8357 info@myerhotels.com myerhospitality.com

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Green Gables Inn 2400 Green Mountain Dr., Branson, MO 65616 417-336-3400 • 800-336-2497 reservations@greengablesinnbranson.com greengablesinnbranson.com

$89.99-$204.99

Grand Oaks Hotel 2315 Green Mountain Dr., Branson, MO 65616 417-336-6423 • 800-553-6423 info@grandoakshotel.net grandoakshotel.net

$72

Comfort Inn at Thousand Hills 203 S. Wildwood Dr., Branson, MO 65616 417-335-4727 • 877-335-4727 info@myerhotels.com myerhospitality.com

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Angel Inn – Central 2350 Green Mountain Dr., Branson, MO 65616 417-334-6500 centralres@angelinnhotels.com angelinnhotels.com

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$99

Radisson Hotel Branson 120 S. Wildwood Dr., Branson, MO 65616 417-335-5767 • 800-333-3333 k.foutch@combshospitality.com radissonbranson.com

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Holiday Inn Express – Green Mtn. Drive 2801 Green Mountain Dr., Branson, MO 65616 417-336-2100 • 800-321-7275 info@myerhotels.com myerhospitality.com

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Best Western Center Pointe Inn 3215 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-334-1894 • 877-334-1894 info@myerhotels.com myerhospitality.com

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Angel Inn – by the Strip 3029 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-336-5151 stripres@angelinnhotels.com angelinnhotels.com

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Branson Towers Hotel 236 Shepherd of the Hills Expy. Branson, MO 65616 417-336-4500 bthres@letsgotobranson.com angelinnhotels.com

$50-$90

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Best Western Music Capital Inn 3257 Shepherd of the Hills Expy. Branson, MO 65616 417-334-8378 • 877-334-8378 info@myerhotels.com myerhospitality.com

$62

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Barrington Hotel & Suites 263 Shepherd of the Hills Expy. Branson, MO 65616 417-334-8866 • 800-760-8866 reservation@barringtonhotel.com barringtonhotel.com

The Dutton Inn 3454 W. Hwy. 76, Branson, MO 65616 417-332-2772 • 888-388-8661 marketing@theduttons.com theduttoninn.com

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Quality Inn West 3601 Shepherd of the Hills Expy. Branson, MO 65616 417-334-8694 • 800-443-8694 info@myerhotels.com myerhospitality.com Mar.–Dec.

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Ozark Valley Inn 2693 Shepherd of the Hills Expy. Branson, MO 65616 417-336-4666 • 800-947-4666 reservations@bransonozarkvalleyinn.com bransonozarkvalleyinn.com

Mar.–Dec.

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Summer Winds Resorts Services, LLC 3179 Gretna Rd., Branson, MO 65616 417-332-3250 info@summerwindsresorts.com summerwindsresorts.com Spa/Hot Tub

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Silver Dollar City’s Wilderness 5125 Hwy. 265, Branson, MO 65616 417-338-8189 • 800-477-5164 info@silverdollarcity.com silverdollarcity.com/wilderness # Pull Through Sites Picnic Tables at Sites Pool

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Marina

Childrens Playground

Cable TV Hook-ups

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Meeting/business facilities

Snacks/Vending

N

24-hour Office

Spa/Hot Tub

Arcade/Game Room

Golf

# Tent Camping Sites

85

Call for rates

Months Open (range) Approx. cost (per night, dbl.occ.) # Full Service Sites

Mar. - Dec.

CAMPING & RV PARK LISTINGS

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CITY PARK LOCATIONS & FACILITIES Acreage

Pavilions

Alexander Park 901 Hawthorn 417-335-2368

6.9

Branson Lakeside RV Park 300 S. Box Car Willie Dr. 417-334-2915

15

Branson North Park Woodridge & Westwood 417-335-2368

.5

Branson RecPlex 1500 Branson Hills Pwky. 417-335-2368

35.6

Cantwell Park Sunshine & Mockingbird 417-335-2368

1.4

Eiserman Park 201 Compton Dr. 417-335-2368

1

Elmo & Rosalea Marrs Memorial Dog Park 524 Stockstill Lane 417-335-2368

1.5

Epps Park 201 Long St. 417-335-2368

.1

John Nygard Memorial Park 201 Long St. 417-335-2368

1.3

Lakeside Forest Wilderness Area 412 Owen Lane 417-335-2368

140

North Beach 50 N. Boardwalk 417-335-2368

4.2

Old School Park 1515 W. Hwy. 76 417-335-2368

1

Parnell Park 257 Mayden Lane 417-335-2368

1.6

Stockstill Park 625 Stockstill Lane 417-335-2368

60.8

Sunset Park 869 Sunset Rd. 417-335-2368

Tennis Courts

Soft/Baseball Fields

Play Structure

Jogging/ Picnic Areas Concessions Walking Trail

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8.9

Basketball Courts

5

Murphy Park 499 Neihardt Ave. 417-335-2368

Soccer Fields

Caudill Park 792 Caudill Way 417-335-2368

Liberty Plaza 114 W. Pacific Street 417-335-2368

Skate Park Restrooms

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Bass Pro Shops Long Creek Marina 1368 Long Creek Rd., Ridgedale, MO 65739 417-334-4860 bassproshopslongcreekmarina.com

Open: Mar. – Oct. General store, fuel, snack shop, hunting/fishing licenses, fishing boats, fishing guides, ski boats, pontoon boats, personal watercraft, live bait, ski/tube rental, slip rental and campgrounds.

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Baxter Marina, LLC 4667 Hwy. H, Lampe, MO 65681 417-779-4301 baxtermarina.com

Open: Apr. – Oct. General store, fuel, restaurant, fishing boats, ski boats, pontoon boats, personal watercraft, ski/tube rental, boat slip rental and live bait. High and dry boat storage.

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Main Street Marina 9 South Boardwalk, Branson Landing 417-239-3980 • 800-38BOATS info@mainstreetlakecruises.com mainstreetlakecruises.com

Open: Year-round Restaurant. Dock and eat.

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State Park Marina 380 State Park Marina Rd., Hollister, MO 65672 417-334-2628 • 888-993-BOAT info@stateparkmarina.com stateparkmarina.com

Open: Mar. – Dec. General store, fuel, restaurant, snack shop, hunting/fishing licenses, fishing boats, ski boats, pontoon boats, personal watercraft, ski/tube rental, boat slip rental, diving equipment, para-sail, sailing excursion and live bait. 600 boat slips.

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MARINA LISTINGS

Table Rock Lake Pontoons, Inc. 4667 Hwy. H, Lampe, MO 65681 417-779-1270 • 800-662-9984 pontoonrentals.com

Open: Apr. – Oct. Fishing boats, ski boats and pontoon boats.

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BransonMissouri.com 280 Wintergreen Rd., Branson, MO 65616 417-337-8455 • 877-ENTERTAIN info@bransonmissouri.com BransonMissouri.com

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Branson Tourism Center 220 Branson Hills Pkwy., Branson, MO 65616 417-334-4400 • 800-978-1999 info@bransontourismcenter.com bransontourismcenter.com

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Branson Vacation Company 2315 Green Mountain Dr., Branson, MO 65616 417-334-3967 • 800-627-4596 info@bvcmo.com bransonvacationcompany.com

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Branson Vacation Rentals/ Branson Vacation Cabins 1440 State Hwy. 248, Ste. Q504 Branson, MO 65616 Open: Year-round 417-832-9991 Accomodations bransonvacationcabins@gmail.com bransonvacationrentals.com

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Choose Branson 440 State Hwy. 248, Branson, MO 65616 800-427-2676 info@choosebranson.com choosebranson.com

Open: Year-round Packages, accomodations, entertainment, vacation services, travel conceierge and welcome center. Ticket outlet: Welcome center and ticket outlet open 7 days a week, 9:00 AM-8:00 PM

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iBranson.com 280 Wintergreen Rd., Branson, MO 65616 417-337-8455 • 877-ENTERTAIN info@ibranson.com iBranson.com

Open: Year-round Packages, accommodations, local ticket delivery, itinerary planning, entertainment, meals, specialty service/publication and attractions. Easy to book website. No service fees.

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Payable Guide Service, LLC 346 Illinois St., Branson, MO 65616 417-920-4030 payableguideservice@comcast.net payableguideservice.com

Open: Mar.–Dec. Fishing guide.

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Save on Branson 2005 W. Hwy. 76, Ste. 206, Branson, MO 65616 417-213-8955 • 877-688-3179 drew@saveonbranson.com saveonbranson.com

Open: Year-round Packages, accommodations, local ticket delivery, group services, itinerary planning, entertainment, meals, local transportation, specialty service/publication, coupons, discounts, guides and online booking. No booking fees.

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VACATION SERVICES LISTINGS

The Village at Indian Point Resort & Conference Center 24 Village Tr., Branson, MO 65616 417-338-8800 • 800-984-7847 info@villageatindianpoint.com villageatindianpoint.com

Open: Year-round Packages. Condos with fireplaces, indoor/outdoor pools with spa, games, dock, playground and tickets.

Open: Year-round Packages, accommodations, local ticket delivery, itinerary planning, entertainment, meals, specialty service/publication and attractions. Easy to book website. No service fees. Open: Year-round Packages, accommodations, local ticket delivery, airport pickup, group services, itinerary planning, entertainment, meals, local transportation, 24-hour assistance and specialty service/ publication. BBB’s A+ Accredited Torch Winner for ethics. The difference is genuine. Open: Year-round Packages, accommodations, local ticket delivery, group services, itinerary planning, entertainment, meals and local transportation.

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AIRPORT/TRANSPORT SERVICE LISTINGS Branson Airport 4000 Branson Airport Blvd., Hollister, MO 65672 417-334-7813 • 888-359-2541 rwood@flybranson.com flybranson.com

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IN THE CENTER OF ENTERTAINMENT

THE PREMIER RESORT HOTEL

Experience the fun of staying in the center of Branson’s entertainment district. The 162-unit Best Western Center Pointe Inn is located next to the Titanic Museum, Starlite Theatre and across from the Clay Cooper Theater. Over 25 shows, attractions, and shopping within one mile of the hotel. Walk to the Branson Ferris Wheel or Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum.

Looking for luxury right in the heart of Branson? Discover the Holiday Inn Express on Green Mtn. Drive, one of the nicest resort hotels in Branson. You’ll feel pampered the moment you arrive in our luxurious lobby. Located near Thousand Hills Golf Course and Grand Village shopping. Near Andy Williams PAC, King’s Castle, and Branson Famous theaters.

Indoor Saltwater Pool and Outdoor Pool, Two Hot Tubs, Free Hot Breakfast, Game & Exercise Room, Gift Shop, iBranson Ticket Services, Free High Speed Internet, Two Sink Vanities Available. Interior & Exterior Corridor Rooms, Microwaves, Refrigerators and More.

Indoor Saltwater Pool, Hot Tub, Game & Exercise Room, Gift Shop, iBranson Ticket Services, Free Hot Breakfast, Free High Speed Internet, Two Sink Vanities, Variety of Room Types, 100% Non-Smoking Rooms, Microwaves and Refrigerators.

3215 W. 76 Country Blvd | Branson, MO 65616 | MyerHospitality.com

2801 Green Mtn. Drive | Branson, MO 65616 | MyerHospitality.com

877-334-1894

TO REACH ANY HOTEL, CALL 888-262-8144 |

800-321-7275

MYERHOSPITALITY.COM | SEE PAGES 03 & 131 FOR MORE INFO

The Best Way to Book Your Branson Vacation.

The best way to discover Branson’s wonderful restaurants is by using the resources listed below. Look for our publications around town or visit us online at BransonRestaurants.com.

Flagship Dining Guide

Dining Menu Publication

On your next visit to Branson, find out what is happening before you arrive. Get the latest Branson show schedules, lodging and attraction information. Check out our monthly specials. Book your complete Branson vacation online at ibranson.com via mobile or desktop.

Or Call

866-8-BRANSON (827-2676)

In-Room Hotel Publication

BransonRestaurants.com

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CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU 269 STATE HIGHWAY 248 BRANSON, MO 65616

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Near the center of the U.S., and nestled in the scenic Ozark Mountains, Branson Missouri is one of America's favorite family vacation destin...

2018 Branson Vacation Guide  

Near the center of the U.S., and nestled in the scenic Ozark Mountains, Branson Missouri is one of America's favorite family vacation destin...