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Final Branson Summer Getaway

The kids are almost headed back to school, but it’s not too late to pack up and head to Branson for one last final summer getaway! With all the options for attractions and family fun, it’ll be the perfect way to pack in all the memories before the summer’s up. Check out all the things Branson has to offer during the end of the summer, and get to packing!


When you think of Branson, you probably think of the shows that easily produce belly-laughter, sing-alongs, and sweet memories for the whole family to talk about long after the curtains close and the lights of the 76 Strip fade in the rearview mirror. There’s tons of shows, musicals and performances to choose from to keep your family entertained all night – or week – long! We’re here to help you choose the shows and entertainment that best fit you and your family. And thankfully, when you book your show tickets with us, you get amazing deals, like our BOGO 50% off tickets!

Get tickets to see the Haygoods, an amazingly talented group of siblings who’ll dazzle you with special effects, sensational singing, and probably the most fun you’ll ever have during a live show! Or stop by and see the Amazing Acrobats of Shanghai who perform incredible acrobatic feats so exhilarating you’ll be sitting on the edge of your seat! Plus, there’s way more options for BOGO 50% off tickets like Legends in Concert, Hughes Music Show, and more. (Nothing like a last-minute summer getaway with tons of savings!) Plus, get ready for Million Dollar Quartet to arrive back in town for a FIFTH season! You might just have to make a weekend visit after the kids start school, huh?


What gets you and your family excited? Is it bumping go-karts as you speed around the track, the steep drops of roller coasters, or having 80,000 square-feet to adventure, explore, and climb on? Or is it the wind in your face as you zip-line, the laughter during the yearly mini-golf competition, or the bright lights as you round the tallest point on the ferris wheel? Here in Branson, there’s fun and excitement for any level of thrill-enthusiasts and any age.

At Branson’s Promised Land Zoo, you can experience a Drive-Thru Safari, Walk-Thru Safari, and even get up close and personal with the different animals! Plus, you can feed birds by hand in Parakeet’s Paradise. Or maybe you’re wanting to adventure on Shepherd of the Hills ATV Adventures, driving through the trees and over the hills while you and the fam gets a little dirty. Take a ride on the Vigilante ZipRider or adventure stories high on the Ropes Course. Take advantage of the 80,000 square-feet available at Fritz’s Adventure that has opportunities for every family member to explore and conquer the great indoors. Tackle the tower rock climbing walls, warped walls, massive ropes course, tunnels, slides and tubes! Plus, don’t forget about Silver Dollar City and White Water – two places to spend the entire day slipping down waterslides and twisting on thrilling roller coasters! Whatever you choose to do, make sure you check out Branson’s full list of attractions!


With tons of areas in Branson to park and walk around, you can bet the dining options are just as numerous! Anywhere you go in town, you’ll find tons of restaurants that will want you coming back the next meal. Whether it’s family-fare or a five-star restaurant, Branson has all of it!

If you’re visiting downtown, stop by Clockers Cafe and the Branson Cafe for your downtown diner vibe. Then, head on over to Mackenzie’s Ice Cream & Cafe, The Pie Safe, or Mr.B’s for sweet treats afterwards! You’ll find everything from cheesecakes to cakes to endless Blue Bell ice cream to cookies to… see! The list could go on forever.

Walk down a ways to the Branson Landing, and your options only begin to grow! For the perfect combination of family fun and food, stop by Andy B’s Bowl Social and “live it up”! Top-notch restaurants meets bowling, games, and more!  If you’re looking for great Mexican food, stop by Cantina Laredo, sit on the patio, and enjoy the view of the Landing and the famous fountains. If you’re looking for something more casual, Famous Dave’s Barbeque, Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar, and the Paddlewheel are great options for tons of fun near the lake! Make an evening out of it and shop along the Landing’s tons of options.

While you’re out on the strip enjoying the shows and entertainment of Branson, Gettin’ Basted has phenomenal barbecue, Longhorn Steakhouse will bring you back to your Texas roots, and Cakes & Creams Fifties Diner gives you the nostalgic feel of the ’50s with burgers, pizza and sundaes!

See, now you’re wondering why you weren’t already planning on a last minute getaway, right? Soak up the most of every minute you have left this summer, and start heading to Branson!

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