Top ChoiceLive Performance in Branson

Branson’s Famous Baldknobbers

If you're going Branson, go all in with the musical comedy show that started it all in 1959. Three generations of the Mabe family – and a lot of 'friends' – cover country and gospel tunes, dance and offer up...

Top ChoiceAmerican in Branson

Dobyns Dining Room

Located by College of the Ozarks (and staffed by its students, who also make the ice cream), this is as close to fine dining as Branson gets. The setting is grand (think country chic), the prices are reasonable...

Top ChoiceBarbecue in Branson

Gettin' Basted

Brisket, pulled pork and that holy grail of barbecue, burnt ends, are the stars at one of the very best places to eat on the Strip. The pitmasters here have the awards to prove it.

Amusement Park in Branson

Silver Dollar City

A Branson original, this huge amusement park west of town has thrilling roller-coasters, water rides, a firefighter-themed area and lots of musical shows.

Live Performance in Branson


The multitalented Haygood family has been rocking Branson for almost 30 years with shows that see six siblings play 20 different instruments. They also sing, tap dance and tell stories about their childhood...

Live Performance in Branson

Showboat Branson Belle

Operated by the Silver Dollar City theme park, this large, recreated paddlewheel riverboat sails Table Rock Lake on a variety of themed cruises. Most feature a big show with plenty of singing and dancing, while...

Gifts & Souvenirs in Branson

Dick's 5 & 10

Even the shops at Branson cash in on nostalgia for a time that might never have existed. This old-fashioned variety store sells a plethora of stuff that includes brands of candy thought to have vanished along...

Pub in Branson

Downing Street Pour House

Just south of Branson in the center of old Hollister, this pub scores with excellent comfort food like barbecue and burgers. The beer and liquor list goes beyond the banal and there are tables outside.

Lake in Branson

Table Rock Lake

Snaking through the hills 2 miles southwest of Branson, large Table Rock Lake is a deservedly popular destination for boating, fishing, camping and other outdoor activities.

Ice Cream in Branson

Andy's Frozen Custard

One of the original locations of this very popular chain of frozen custard stores. It's just creamier and better here.

Live Music in Branson

Tribute Theatre

The place where the Eagles, Journey, the Platters and many more live forever (or at least as long as their fans do). Enthusiastic performers cover hits from decades ago.