There is so much more to Branson than just shows, attractions and food. Since we all know vacations can get expensive, we want to help you keep the costs down for your next trip to Branson. Here are a few fun, free things to do in Branson!

  1. Take the Trolley. Did you know Branson has a free Trolley? Three trolleys are on a constant loop for locals and tourists alike!
  2. Visit College of the Ozarks. The grounds are beautiful year round and they have free tours on the campus. If you have time, eat at the Keeter Center Restaurant- trust us, you will love it!
  3. Branson Landing. Go for a walk and explore the shops and scenery. Start by visiting Bass Pro and continue walking down the Landing. And you must stay and watch the water and sound show that takes place every hour!
  4.  Table Rock Lake. Whether going for a swim or a peaceful afternoon spent by the water, you must visit this lake. Table Rock Lake is huge and there are a plethora of lake front areas for you to enjoy with the family. If you want, you can rent a boat or take a boat cruise as well.
  5.  Table Rock Lake Dam. The architecture alone is spectacular.
  6. Shepard of the Hills Fish Hatchery. One of Branson’s most popular tourist sites, the fish hatchery is located below Table Rock Dam. The center has several beautiful aquariums showcasing Missouri’s native fish.
  7. Henning State Forest. 1,534 acre-park offers spectacular views, nature trails and nature studies.
  8. Historic Downtown. Walk around the historic downtown and explore some of the charm of old Branson!
  9.  Moonshine Beach. The perfect place to spend the day by the water with your family.
  10. Lakeside Wilderness Area. Lakeside provides a great trail that leads to the shores of Lake Taneycomo. This area reveals the gem that is Branson’s beautiful outdoors.
  11. Stone Hill Winery & Lindwell Winery. Take the free tour of either {or both} the Stone Hill Winery or Lindwell Winery and learn how they make wine! You can even enjoy a wine tasting!
  12. Table Rock Lakeshore Trail. This beautiful trail is 2.2 miles long and runs from the Dewey Short Visitor Center to the Table Rock State Park Marina. It is perfect for long walks, runs or bike rides. You will be amazed by the various wildflowers, tree species and animals.


Then you can come home to your own private log cabin or cottage and enjoy a home cooked meal!