As summer cools down into autumn, Branson’s lush, green mountainside gets painted with the vibrant colors of fall. The Ozarks explodes into a medley of golds, oranges, yellows, reds, and deep purples unlike any you’ve ever seen. Discover the best places to stay in Branson, MO to see unforgettable fall colors during your trip!

How to Get the Best Fall Color Views in Branson

Visit Branson in October, and you’ll be surrounded by gorgeous fall foliage everywhere you turn. If you want to get the most stunning views, there are some special spots where these hues truly shine. Here are the best ways to experience Branson’s fall colors in all their glory:

  1. Go on a road trip through the Ozarks.

Get your fill of Branson’s vivid autumn shades by going on a fun road trip with your family! Choose a cool, sunny day to go on these top routes:

    • Drive through Table Rock Lake and Kimberling for mountain and lake views. You’ll also get a close look at historic bridges.
    • Immerse in the gorgeous views of the Bull Shoals and Lake Taneycomo by going through Rockaway Beach, Forsyth, and Downtown Branson.

Don’t forget to bring delicious snacks, play your favorite songs, and open up the car’s sunroof for the ultimate fall road trip!

  1. Explore Branson’s majestic trails.

Get up close and personal with nature by taking a leisurely hike through Branson’s ridges, forests, and conservation areas. Some of these trails even allow dogs to tag along!

  • Lakeside Forest Wilderness Area

Slip into your most comfortable sneakers and head over to the Lakeside Forest Wilderness Area. The trail will take you to the sparkling Lake Taneycomo near the top cabins in Branson, MO. Feel free to bring a picnic basket to the Lyle Owen Homestead, which is bordered by lovely foliage in autumn.

  • Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area

Witness picturesque golden vistas with a full view of the White River Balds Natural Area when you hike along the Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area! You’ll find it between Silver Dollar City, so you can easily schedule the rest of your activities for the day.

  • Table Rock Lakeshore Trail

The 2.2-mile Table Rock Lakeshore Trail blends crystal-clear views of the lake with a kaleidoscope of autumn foliage. Aside from the wonderful leaves, you may even catch some wild animals bounding through the trail!

  1. Get your hearts pumping with autumn thrills.

Want an adrenaline-packed way to experience Branson’s incredible autumn views? Stay at one of the first-rate Branson resorts near adventure attractions.

Fly through the finest fall colors on the Branson Zipline, Indian Point Zipline, and Adventures of Branson. Line up for the Silver Dollar City attractions such as Swinging Bridge and Mystic River Falls to get a sky-high view of Branson in autumn!

  1. Marvel at fall foliage while on a cruise through sparkling lakes.

Branson is home to several massive lakes surrounded by extravagant mountains and forests. What better way to view the colors of fall than on a relaxing cruise? The Main Street Lake Cruises go through Lake Taneycomo while the Showboat Branson Belle takes you on a trip along Table Rock Lake.

Experience Autumn Like Never Before

There’s nothing like a Branson fall – imagine spending your days relaxing by calm lakes, surrounded by the stunning Ozarks. Experience these simple joys while staying near some of the world’s finest attractions, restaurants, and live performances.

Plan your vacation today and let Branson Regal help you discover the best places to stay in Branson, MO! Call us today at 1.417.203.0402 or fill up our Contact Form and let’s start working on your dream getaway!