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If you like classic American cities with a distinct regional flavor, you should plan on placing a trip to Branson, Missouri, on your bucket list. Known as the Live Entertainment Capital of the World, Branson is home to many top quality performing venues.
Attractions in Branson include the Glen Campbell Goodtime Theatre, Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede, the Black Oak Amphitheatre, the Branson Variety Theatre, and the Grand Country Music Hall.
Other Branson activities include the largest Veteran's Day celebration on Earth, tours of nearby wineries in the Missouri countryside and enjoying water sports in Table Rock Lake. Among other well-loved Branson excursions is a visit to Marble Cave, which features square dancing and realistic replica of an old western town. Ozark Mountain culture is also well-represented in Branson.
Although most experts agree the best time to be a tourist in Branson is during the summer when the popular waterfront area is teeming with activities, there are plenty of things to do in Branson during the winter as well - particularly if you are visiting the area with the object of taking in some of the to-quality entertainment.
If you love old buildings, you should get a map of the Branson's historic downtown and go exploring. You'll find plenty of interesting places to peruse, and you will be able to ride the trolley for free. Among the must see spots are the Centennial Museum, the Branson Scenic Railway, the Titanic Museum, and the Ripley's Odditorium.
Whether you are looking for activities in local Branson neighborhoods or want to take the family on some of the more well-known Branson tours during your visit, calling our office here at Expedia is an excellent first step in your Branson adventure.