Silver Dollar City Enjoys Busy Opening

By: Michael Ayo Publish Date: March 20, 2017 Spring is officially upon the Ozarks and with it comes the anticipation of another entertaining show season . While a majority of the shows around Branson are opening or getting ready to open their doors, the area’s most popular attraction had their grand opening for 2017 last week and saw many...details »

Drive, Float and Fly in Branson

By: Kerry Pearson Publish Date: March 13, 2017 When vacationing to Branson, chances are you haven’t fully seen the beautiful landscape of the Ozarks or some of the local’s favorite spots in the area. After you have seen the  shows , take some time to go exploring around the area in a fun, new way. If you enjoy beautiful scenery and ...details »

What's New for 2017

By: Michael Ayo Publish Date: March 9, 2017 Another new year brings more exciting changes to the wonderful town of Branson. With several new shows being added and exciting attractions being built, it’s hard not to have an incredible time while on vacation. From Silver Dollar City to Promised Land Zoo, be amazed at what new things are in store. ...details »

Don't Miss the Temptations at Legends in Concert

By: Michael Ayo, Kerry Pearson and Bethany Shaw Publish Date: February 27, 2017 Choose Branson met up backstage with the Temptations from "Legends in Concert" to talk about what it is like performing in the show. The group talked about their musical past as it relates to the original Tempatations and what their favorite parts of the show are....details »

Branson’s Spring Break To-Do List

By: Kerry Pearson Publish Date: February 20, 2017 Spring is in the air and Branson is the place to be. Many of the shows and attractions have already started for the season and if you are eager to get back to Branson, spring is as good a time as any to make that happen. For those who will be spring breaking Branson-style, check out the following list o...details »

Explore the Ozark Caves

By: Michael Ayo Publish Date: January 23, 2017 The vast Ozark landscape is filled with many explored, and perhaps unexplored, caves. With all the shows and attractions constantly running in Branson, it may be easy to forget about the beautiful cave tours offered in the Branson area. There are three caves in particular that offer tours throughout...details »

Go Wild at Promised Land Zoo

By: Michael Ayo, Kerry Pearson and Bethany Shaw Publish Date: January 2, 2017 As one of Branson's most popular animal attractions, Promised Land Zoo has a wide variety of fun and unique activities to experience. From petting camels and kangaroos to entering sloth and lemur enclosures, a trip to this zoo will be one you won't soon forget. Choose...details »

Sign Up for the Choose Branson Monthly Newsletter

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George Dyer is Lighting up Mickey Gilley's

By: Michael Ayo, Kerry Pearson and Bethany Shaw ​Publish Date: June 27, 2016 George Dyer has a new home in Branson, and he met Choose Branson there to talk about his 2016 season. Dyer talked about the different kinds of music you can expect to hear from his show and what he likes most about performing in Branson. George Dyer is in his first season at...details »

Branson History

Staff Report - The city of Branson, MO is named after Ruben Branson. Branson was an entrepreneur who came to Taney County in the early 1880's and opened a general store along the White River (what is now Lake Taneycomo). - Branson was officially incorporated as a town on April 1, 1912, at which time there were 1,200 residents. - Construc...details »