Alright, we wrote one for the ladies so we can’t leave out the men! If you are planning a guys only trip to Branson, we want to make sure you fill it with some of the best attractions that Branson has to offer for you and your group. So consider some of the following ideas to make your group trip to Branson one of your most exciting vacation experiences.
Spend a weekend immersed in the great outdoors
Branson, Missouri is just about heaven for the outdoor enthusiast and the options are endless when it comes to camping, hiking, fishing and the more. If you and your group are the rugged type that enjoy free time away from the hustle and bustle of city life, check out the free camping options at Busiek State Forest. Hike through the Ozark mountains or bring your mountain bikes and bike your way through the state forest. If you have a group of fishermen, head to Lake Taneycomo, famous for its German and rainbow brown Trout, and pitch a tent there for the weekend while you fish. Boats are also available for rent at Table Rock Lake State Park if you’d rather go kayaking, canoeing or wakeboarding for the day.
Taste some of Branson’s best barbecue and burgers
A favorite of both locals and visitors alike, Danna’s BBQ and Burger Shop is a great place to chow down after a long day of sightseeing in Branson. Danna’s menu features traditional slow, hickory-smoked pork, beef, chicken, ribs and sausage as well as award-winning catfish and the original hamburgers that started the climb to fame. Outdoor seating and carry-out is also available. Hours are Monday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Danna’s BBQ and Burger Shop has two Branson locations: 15 Hope Way, a half mile south of Hwy. 76 on Hwy. 13, Branson West, MO and 963 St. Hwy. 165, Branson, MO.
See a show
Check out the 3 Redneck Tenors for some side-splitting comedy and great country music, relive classic favorites from the 1940’s to now with the Magnificent 7 Variety Show or sit back and enjoy the music and comedy skits of Larry’s Country Diner at Branson’s amazing Starlite Theatre.
Take a thrill ride
Try one of Branson Zipline’s canopy tours for a new, thrilling experience. You’ll receive a ten-minute orientation before you embark on your adventure so don’t worry if you’ve never ziplined before. Soar through the sky, zip through the trees and experience the amazing beauty of the Ozarks hills from the peak of Wolfe Mountain. Branson Zipline has several different tours available for you and your group to take and your tour guide, who is course certified by Association for Challenge Course Techology certified trainers, will be with you every step of the way.
Hit the greens
Whether it’s mini golfing or regular golfing, take advantage of the many golf courses that Branson has to offer while you’re in town. Make a reservation at the beautiful Thousand Hills Golf Resort and while you’re at it, book a stay at the Comfort Inn at Thousand Hills which overlooks the golf course for better ease and convenience during a weekend stay. Check out the two championship golf courses at Branson Creek Golf Club or try your hand at the Shoot For the Stars Mini Golf course. There’s definitely no lack of golfing options here, so all you have to do is take your pick!
Meet some celebrities
Car celebrities, that is. The Celebrity Car Museum makes for a great day trip and dozens of photo ops. Featuring famous vehicles from your favorite movies and TV shows, you’ll get to hear the behind-the-scenes stories about what these cars go through during production and how it’s sometimes a miracle when they survive the filming! From the Batmobile to the Dodge Charger and Toyota Supra from The Fast and the Furious, car lovers are certain to get their fix here.