Top 5 Branson Attractions for Kids

Car seat? Check. Snacks? Check. Tickets to Dixie Stampede? Check. Now what attractions will you plan on taking your kids to for your trip to Branson?

If you’re planning a trip to Branson with children in mind, you’ve probably combed through information about dozens of attractions, shows and restaurants in order to create an appropriate itinerary for your trip.

To make your life just a little bit easier, here are a few of the top attractions in Branson for kids.

Silver Dollar City

Silver Dollar City

This 1800’s themed amusement park is a kid’s dream. With dozens of exciting rides, live shows and delicious food. Also included in your admission ticket to the park is a tour of Marvel Cave, an absolute wonder of the underground. Your kids will love walking through the enormous, dark caverns that have been attracting tourists for centuries. The new Fireman’s Landing is set to open in the spring of 2015 for even more exciting rides and attractions. Click here for tickets.

Parakeet Pete’s Waterfront Zipline

Parakeet Pete's Waterfront Zipline

This waterfront zipride is fun for kids of all ages! You’ll have a blast zipping over Lake Taneycomo while getting an incredible bird’s eye view of the lake, the Branson Landing and the historic downtown Branson area. This ride is perfect for young and older kids because instead of a traditional zipline, you’re seated the whole time and don’t have to worry about brakes, straps or harnesses. You’ll be safe and secure as you zip all the way to the top of Mount Branson and back. Click here for tickets.

Ride the Ducks

Ride the Ducks

Your kids’ favorite part of this attraction is bound to be the quackers. Tour the city of Branson in a vehicle that was once used in the 1940’s during WWII to transport soldiers, ammunition and supplies. Your Duck Captain will entertain you with silly jokes throughout this narrated tour of land and water. Once you experience the incredible splash down into Table Rock Lake, all riders aboard will have the chance to drive the Duck! Make sure you bring a camera for that one. For tickets, click here.

Branson’s Wild World VIP Animal Adventure, Escape Mini Golf & Jungle Arcade

Branson's Wild World

Branson’s Wild World has the best of all kinds of entertainment: live animals, 3D mini-golf and a jungle arcade. What more could a kid ask for? Check out dozens of animal exhibits featuring sea turtles, wolves, alligators and all kinds of other creepy crawlers, birds and mammals. Experience starfish, stingray and more aquatic creatures up close with the touch tanks, where you can reach in and feel them for yourself! The 3D blacklight mini-golf features a nine-hole course surrounded by live animal exhibits and the Jungle Arcade is filled to the brim with fun interactive games. Click here for tickets.

Trail of Lights

Trail of Lights featured

If you’re planning a trip to Branson during the holiday season, one of the most amazing sights for a youngster — or just about anyone — is the Trail of Lights. Each year this amazing 2 mile drive through display of lights awes visitors from all over the country. You’ll drive through the Shepherd of the Hills Homestead that has been completely covered in a cloak of multi-colored Christmas lights and lighted animated displays. You and the kids will stay warm and bundled up inside your car as you pass through this twinkling display of holiday cheer. Your ticket also includes an elevator ride to the top of Inspiration Tower where you can gave out across the dazzling displays all over the Branson area. For tickets, click here.


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