Summer is the busiest season in Branson, with heart-stopping rides, live performances, restaurants, and a long list of activities for kids and kids at heart. No wonder vacation rentals run out so quickly during this season, especially with 4th of July coming right up! Book your vacation now, and fill your itinerary with exciting things to do in Branson, MO!
Summertime Activities in Branson, MO
Summer means full steam ahead for scenic Branson! All the attractions and rides are fully open, and the warm, dry weather is ideal for strolling around and basking in the gorgeous Ozark outdoors. Gear up for these summertime adventures perfect for a quick getaway or a week-long break!
- Venture into the Wild
Branson is located in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, making it a haven for nature lovers. Feed big cats at the Tiger Sanctuary where kids can learn more about their care, rescue, and release. Go to Wild Valley and feed llamas, camels, calves, and other animals.
Horseback riding at Bear Creek Trails or the Ozark Mountain Trail Rides is an amazing way to enjoy the outdoor wonders of Branson besides hiking. Another must-see is the Promised Land Zoo, with over 60 acres dedicated to animals like giraffes, sloths, capybara, elk, zebras, and bison plus a tiger and lion rescue.
- Marvel at Museums
Rain or shine, Branson’s museums are open all summer for visitors. Surprise the kids with something special by taking them to the Dinosaur Museum and the Toy Museum. For oddities and intrigue, there’s the famous Ripley’s Believe it Or Not. Take tons of photos with your favorite stars at the Hollywood Wax Museum, then go straight to the Titanic Museum where you can touch an iceberg, view Titanic artifacts, shovel coal, and more.
Cool Off with Water Sports
Need a break from all that sunshine? Branson is home to some of the finest lakes in the country where you can engage in numerous water activities! Don’t miss Table Rock Lake, a secluded gem for water skiing, kayaking, fishing, and more! Head over to White Water, an aquatic theme park with a 3450-foot slide, twisting typhoons, a 500,000-gallon wave pool, 800-foot long lazy river and unique activities like Dive-In Movies and Night Water.
Shake it Up in Silver Dollar City
No Branson vacation is complete without a visit to Silver Dollar City! There are over 40 rides and attractions in this Midwest highlight, such as the Outlaw Run rollercoaster, the American Plunge, and the Runaway Coaster.
The Star Spangled Summer is packed with special shows, late-night hours, and character meet and greets. You can check out wood carving demonstrations, glass blowing, and other crafters as well! You’re sure to be hungry after a full day at the theme park, so stop by Danna’s for some mouth-watering BBQ, or Mickey’s for burgers, hotdogs, and a peanut butter shake.
Book Your Branson Summer Escapade Today!
Branson is always a hit during summer, and accommodations sell out quickly during June especially with 4th of July coming up —you’re in for Independence Day Firework Displays, Branson Landing Liberty Light-Up Concert, All American Barbeques, and other special celebrations on top of other Branson attractions!
Call Branson Regal today at 1.417.203.0402 and reserve your spot at the best Branson resorts and cabins just in time for summer!