How to Enjoy the Last Month of Summer Vacation Fun in Branson, MO

How to Enjoy the Last Month of Summer Vacation Fun in Branson, MO
August 07, 2022

How to Enjoy the Last Month of Summer Vacation Fun in Branson, MO

By Kiara Hart

Staying ACTIVE the remainder of the summer won’t be a problem with a trip to Branson, MO! presents six reasons why Branson, MO can still be a top consideration for a summer getaway.

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A | Amusement Parks

The first reason is Amusement Parks! Silver Dollar City (SDC) and White Water are two of Branson’s most popular amusement parks. SDC has been recognized as Branson’s #1 attraction for over 60 years and is an internationally awarded 1880’s style theme park featuring 40 live shows daily, 60 unique shops, six world-class festivals, 40+ rides and attractions, and a ton of delicious eating areas. Plus, it’s a whole lot of fun!

This summer has been especially HOT.  Why not cool off at White Water, Branson’s only outdoor water park? This water park features over 7,000 feet of water slides, an 800-foot-long Aloha River, a 500,000-gallon wave pool, and so much more!

You and your family are sure to have a blast at both outstanding amusement parks. Be sure to visit to get your tickets to SDC and White Water today.


C | Comfort

The second reason Branson, MO can still be a top consideration for a summer getaway is Comfort! After a long, exciting day experiencing the variety that Branson offers in amusement parks, shopping, golf, lake fun, shows, and attractions, you and your family will want to cool off and get comfortable at your hotel. However, you shouldn’t pick just any hotel! offers you the opportunity to book one of our award-winning hotels! From the fabulous Comfort Inn & Suites (2021 Ring of Honor Award Winner) to the amazing Best Western Music Capital Inn (AAA Best Housekeeping Award Winner) to the outstanding Quality Inn West (2021 Platinum Award Winner), there are plenty of options to choose from!


T | Theatres

The third reason is Theatres! Are you looking for memorable entertainment? Well, Branson, Missouri has a wide variety of LIVE shows that you and your family are sure to enjoy!

Most theatres are located on Highway 76, also known as the Strip. There are plenty of options to choose from in the surrounding area, from comedy to country to magic and so much more! Some tickets are even on special, so don’t forget to check out our deals page!

Also be sure to check out the IMAX Entertainment Complex, the Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama, the Playhouse Pavilion, Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction, and Sight & Sound Theatre.


I | Ice Cream

The fourth reason is Ice Cream! Why not treat yourself to a delectable treat, perfect for combating the summer heat?! We have some of the best options for finding those sweet summer cravings!

Some of our favorites include:

Andy’s Frozen Custard. Located on Highway 76, Andy’s Frozen Custard only provides the best quality ice cream with thoroughly trained staff who are sure to provide you with the utmost satisfaction. Not only is there ice cream, but brownies, shortcakes, pumpkin and apple pie concretes, and cookies are baked fresh daily too!

Mel’s Hard Luck Diner is home of the singing servers and is famous for its Rubens, burgers, salads, root beer malts, and fantastic ice cream desserts.

Cold Stone Creamery serves up the finest, freshest ice cream, cakes, smoothies, and shakes using only the highest quality ingredients, and of course, a signature process of preparing your custom ice cream creation on a frozen granite stone.

And we can’t forget The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks. The Keeter Center provides simply delicious homemade ice cream that you must try.


V | Voyages

The fifth reason Branson, MO can still be a top consideration for a summer getaway is Voyages! From a cruise on the water to a museum about a cruise, there are many types of voyages you can enjoy.

All aboard the Titanic Museum Branson! Offering a self-guided tour through the museum allows participants to learn about the ship, the sinking of the ship, and the passengers and crew who were onboard at the time. The museum features $4.5 million in Titanic artifacts, a $1 million exact replica of the Titanic’s Grand Staircase, a real growing iceberg, 28-degree water, and the Titanic’s Memorial Room which has 2,208 names listed on the wall.  Explore and indulge yourself with information. Learn about the passenger's and crew’s stories. Reservations are required and this popular attraction sells out regularly. Click here to reserve your tour today!

Another popular choice is the Showboat Branson Belle. Entertainment on the water is what this cruise is about. Riding the waves on Table Rock Lake, you’ll be served a delicious 3-course meal prepared fresh. An evening of magic, comedy, music, dance, and more awaits you.

Branson Scenic Railway is one more way to see the Ozarks, whether you participate in the sightseeing excursion or indulge in the dinner excursion, you’re sure to be pleased with this round-trip train ride.

Consider seeing the Ozarks in Branson’s Pink Jeep Tours, which offer a unique and educational tour of the area. Upgrade and tour the area in luxury with VIP Tours or take the funny route by hopping aboard the Redneck Comedy Bus Tour for a hilarious trip in and around town. Plus, VIP Tours, Redneck Comedy Bus Tours, and Pink Jeep Tours are fun alternatives to seeing Branson.


E | Environment

The whole point of Summer is getting to spend time outside, right? Branson has you covered there too. The sixth reason Branson, MO, can still be a top consideration for a summer getaway is the Environment! Spending time outside enjoying nature is healthy and fun. There are many attractions in Branson that will immerse you in nature.

The Shepherd of the Hills Adventure Park offers a variety of options:

Historic Homestead & Farm Tour:

Ropes Course:

Fantastic Coaster Ride:

Zipline Canopy Tour:

Thrilling, exciting, and fun for the whole family, the Shepherd of the Hills Adventure Park is one you don’t want to miss!


We’re here to make vacation planning easier for you. We take care of the little things so you and your family can enjoy your time in Branson!


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