Branson is home to countless attractions, from excellent theatre performances held daily, to fascinating museums and natural beauty. One of those great attractions is the Branson Scenic Railway, an exciting train ride that will take you back in time as you travel through the Ozarks. Dubbed “Branson’s Most Classic Attraction,” the Branson Scenic Railway is an exciting adventure for passengers of all ages. If you want to experience the stunning scenery of the Ozarks, while travelling in a beautiful, vintage train, then take a ride on the Branson Scenic Railway!
The Branson Scenic Railway
Covering 40 miles of railway in the Ozark mountains of Missouri, a ride on Branson Scenic Railway is not only the best way to see the local area, but an unforgettable experience. In a day and age where flashy attractions, hand-held devices, and computer screens rule entertainment, the simplicity of a train ride through one of the of nation’s most scenic regions is a breath of fresh air! Passengers will receive food and a history lesson of the area one the round trip ride, all while enjoying incredible views of the mountains and rivers from the windows of their passenger car.
According to the railway’s website, the train cars themselves are a collection from different railways, including a 1939 observation car, and 48-seat diner car from 1956! The train cars themselves add to the excitement of the ride, affording passengers a glimpse into the past of train travel.
Christmas is one of the most exciting seasons on the Branson Scenic Railway, because that means it’s time for The Polar Express Train Ride! Inspired by the movie of the same name, The Polar Express Train Ride takes its guests on a snowy, winter trip, where Santa, hot cocoa and cookies are all part of the fun. It’s the perfect holiday family event!
More information on rides, tickets and the history of the Branson Scenic Railway can be found online, or by calling (800) 287-2462. You can also follow the Branson Scenic Railway on Facebook!
The Branson Scenic Railway depot is located at 206 E. Main St. in Branson, MO.
Other Great Branson, MO Attractions
Table Rock Lake
Fishing, jet-skiing, and the Showboat Branson Belle – enjoy all of this and much more at Table Rock Lake!
Silver Dollar City
Featuring rides, games, shops, and festivals, Silver Dollar City is Branson’s family-friendly theme park.
The Titanic Museum
The story of one of history’s most ships lives on at the fascinating Titanic Museum, featuring interactive exhibits, real artifacts, and much more.
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