Branson Vacation at Silver Dollar City Theme Park

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Branson, Missouri remains one of the most popular vacation destinations in the country. And Silver Dollar City remains one of the most popular vacation destinations in Branson!
 
At Silver Dollar City, visitors can travel back in time to the simplicity of 1880s America while enjoying all the thrills and excitement of today’s theme parks. The park offers a unique combination of modern day attractions and rides with a historical perspective that includes Branson craftsmen demonstrating skills in pioneer crafts.

Craftsmen include a silversmith, potter, blacksmith, candy maker, glass cutter, coppersmith, basket maker and more.

Of course, Branson is considered the “live entertainment capital of the world” and Silver Dollar City continues that tradition by offering more than 40 live shows daily. From children’s favorites like VeggieTales® to Choctaw Charlie’s Frontier Follies and The Magic of Peter Gossamer, there are a myriad of shows and musical extravaganzas that are sure to entertain the entire family.

For the young and young at heart, Silver Dollar City still adds up to excitement. That means rides like Wildfire®, a high-flying, multi-looping roller coaster that hits speeds up to 66 miles-per-hour! Or The Giant Swing where you’ll climb aboard a giant pendulum and sail at 45 mph while soaring 7 stories into the sky as you swing 230 degrees from side to side.
 
Another popular ride at Silver Dollar City is PowderKeg®. This highly explosive coaster launches riders from 0 to 53 mph in just 2.8 seconds, combining speed with spiraling turns for a truly hair-raising experience. Of course, for those looking for a little less excitement, the park also offers gentler rides such as the Silver Dollar Line Steam Train.

Branson is also home to six amazing Festivals throughout the year. Spring brings international performers to Missouri’s heartland for World-Fest, and two of America’s greatest traditions are celebrated during the Midwest’s biggest gathering of Bluegrass & BBQ.

Summer months are filled with special fun for the little ones as the park celebrates KidsFest. Then as the leaves begin to change colors throughout the spectacular Ozark Mountains, Branson celebrates fall by hosting some of the most popular names in Gospel music on stages throughout the park during the Southern Gospel Picnic. Another fall favorite is the National Harvest Festival featuring authentic harvest-time foods and a variety of craftsmen demonstrating their skills. Finally, the park brings home the spirit of the holiday season with its annual Old Time Christmas festival, nationally recognized for delivering one of the best holiday light shows in America.