Branson Travel Guide
Branson Scenic Railway The Ozark region of Missouri is known for its stunning scenic beauty, and the best way to take in the natural wonders is to ride in a glass-topped railroad car. The Branson Scenic Railway takes passenger from downtown Branson to Galena and back again, and crosses over Lake Tanycomo on a steel arch trestle, on through tunnels and the Ozark foothills.
Highway 76 This 7 mile strip along the Missouri State Highway is bright with neon-lit theatres, hotels, motels, and every kind of tacky tourist enticement imaginable. Great fun for those who are out for a good time, and to hell with the refinement.
Shepherd of the Hills Homestead & Outdoor Theatre This play is the longest running outdoor drama ever performed, opening in 1959 and continuing until today. Written in 1907 by Harold Bell Wright, it is a semi-biographical story of life in Ozark. It is played out on the site where the playwright when he wrote the drama. Performances run from early spring to the end of October.
Silver Dollar City Situated at Marvel Cave, one of Ozarks oldest attractions, and designated as a US National Landmark. Silver Dollar City was created as a frontier town on the land in front of the cave as an added attraction, and although it only contained a church, log cabin and a few shops, it has expanded to 61-acre theme park dedicated to preserving the Ozark culture of the 1880's.
Indian Point Dive Center Indian Point Dive Center is a full-service
PADI Recreational Center
Learn to Dive in 2.5 days on Table Rock Lake. Our full service Dive Center provides air fills, equipment sales and repair, complete rental sets.
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Branson Restaurants and Bars
The Candlestick Inn Located at 127 Taney, with a marvellous view of Lake Taneycomo and historic downtown Branson, this outstanding restaurant offers excellent service, fine dining, and a romantic atmosphere. For all the quality and refinement of the restaurant, children are welcome and they will enjoy a special experience here.
Devil Pool's Restaurant Located at the Big Cedar Lodge Resort, this restaurant offer casual dining in a rustic log cabin that has been around for decades and is steeped in history. The entire family will enjoy the experience of tucking into the best of southern home-style fare, while a fire burns in the huge stone fireplace.
Showboat Branson Belle - 4800 Hwy 165, Branson, Missouri 65616, dine aboard the Showboat Branson Belle, as it paddles its way around Table rock Lake. You may not meet Maverick or some other gun slinging smooth-talking gambler but you and your family will be thrilled by internationally acclaimed entertainers on this award-winning attraction.
Hillbilly Restaurant 1161 W Highway, Fill your belly at the Hillbilly Restaurant, where Branson's Best Breakfast Menu or Buffet $5.99 offers 'All U Can Eat!' of Hickory and Sassafras Smoked Meats, with Famous Red Eye gravy, and all the Extra Vittles.
- Barrington Hotel 263 Shephard Of The Hills Expressway Branson 147 Rooms
- Angel Inn Hotel 2350 Green Mountain Drive Branson 113 Rooms
- Best Western Music Capital Inn Hotel 3257 Shepherd Of The Hills Expressway Branson 93 Rooms
- Scenic Hills Inn Hotel 2422 Shepherd of the Hills Expressway Branson 66 Rooms
- Comfort Inn Thousand Hills Hotel 203 South Wildwood Drive Branson 108 Rooms
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