Spending summer in Branson is a wonderful way to greet the season as this favorite vacation destination offers tons of outdoor activities.
This entertainment capital of the world is not just famous for its world-class entertainment shows; it is also known to offer exciting attractions, interesting museums, theme parks, great shopping and dining, and tons of outdoor fun activities during summer. Visitors enjoying a fascinating vacation in Branson always include in their itinerary a fantastic summer fun on the water. After all, water activities on the water parks and water sports adventures on the lake bring great family memories that will last a lifetime.
Summer in Branson is such an excellent time for every visitor to experience many types of outdoor activities. Many of these outdoor activities that are always on the top of the itinerary include hiking, biking, camping, horseback riding, camping, hunting, rock climbing, kayaking, boating, fishing, and many other recreational water sports activities. Visitors enjoy many of the summer activities in Branson at recreational areas including campgrounds, resorts, public parks, forests, and other recreational facilities.
The three pristine lakes in Branson are some of the best vacation spots where you’ll find it fascinating to spend a wonderful summer getaway because of their combined shorelines of over one thousand miles and about 100,000 of privately owned wildlife properties. The lakesides areas in Branson that cover more than 200 miles are perfect for mountain biking, hiking, or horseback riding. If you want to test your adrenaline rush for a wonderful outdoor adventure or want to enjoy the natural scenery and spectacular Ozark mountains, you’re sure to experience an enjoyable summer vacation in Branson.
The lakeside areas in Branson feature fantastic trails which are perfect for any fun outdoor activities you can think of during summer. These fascinating trails include the Lakeside Wilderness Hiking Trail which is located near the border of the undeveloped portion of Lake Taneycomo that can be accessed through Highway 76 Strip. Another beautiful trail destination that you’ll find it perfect also for spending fun outdoor activities is the 1,574-acre Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area which is located west of Branson on Indian Point and Highway 76. Table Rock Lakeshore Trail is another beautiful paved trail great for those using wheelchairs, bikes, and skateboards.
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park is another beautiful place where you’ll find it fantastic to enjoy fun outdoor activities in Branson. This is a privately owned park located on Highway 86 in Branson and covers an area of 10,000 acres. The park features beautiful natural rock bluffs, dozens of waterfalls, tree-lined fields, log cabin lodging, a crystal-clear stream which is abundant with rainbow and brown trout, and on-site shopping and dining. You will find inside the park miles of the paved path which is excellent for hiking, biking, guided jeep and tram tours, horseback riding, and many more with paid admission to the park.
If you want to enjoy a more exciting outdoor activity during summer in Branson, take a breathtaking tour with the zip line canopy tours at the Wolfe Creek Preserve. Once you travel with the zip line, you will enjoy viewing the beautiful natural setting of the Preserve as you fly high above the trees. The creation of the Wolfe Creek Preserve involved the services of helicopters that helped in building the platforms.
The purpose of using helicopters instead of destructive heavy equipment and bulldozers is to preserve and protect without damaging the natural environment in the area. This thrilling zip line ride adventure is open for guests of all ages. As the zip line soars above the trees, you’ll enjoy spectacular sceneries around the Wolfe mountain.
Summer in Branson can also be enjoyed at some water park resorts that include Castle Rock Resort, Grand Country Inn, and The Welk Resort. Most of these resorts offer indoor and outdoor water parks that are included with your room rate. These are some of the fascinating places to enjoy a beautiful summer in Branson because when you wake up, you can gain easy access to the park and dive into a good time without leaving the resort. The kids will surely have a good time enjoying many great water activities, and you may even have a hard time bringing them back home on time.
Castle Rock Resort & Indoor Waterpark is a great vacation spot to greet summer in Branson as it offers comfortable lodging for the whole family at any time of year. Regular room accommodations in this resort are fully equipped with flat-screen TVs, coffee makers and more, and great amenities of the resort that include an indoor/outdoor park with water slides, a lazy river, a simple on-site restaurant, a 24-hour arcade, and a gift shop. This fantastic resort in Branson provides all guests an unforgettable all-in-one resort destination with exciting water fun activities for all ages. Aside from the indoor and outdoor waterpark, the resort also features day spa and salon.
The Grand Country Inn/Indoor & Outdoor Waterpark is another great vacation spot where you’ll find it perfect to greet summer in Branson. This exciting resort offers lodging and entertainment for the whole family. The accommodations of Grand Country Inn are spacious, and they feature free Wi-Fi, full-size baths, refrigerator, microwave ovens, coffee makers and other in-room amenities. The resort also has on-site indoor and outdoor water park, which offers spas, lazy river, waterslides and more. Grand Country assures every guest to enjoy total vacation experience as it features three live shows daily, 36-hole indoor mini-golf, and great food at the Grand Country Buffet.
The lavish Welk Resort Hotel & Splashatorium in the Ozarks is also a fascinating place to greet the summer in Branson as it offers cozy accommodations with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, mini refrigerators and coffee makers. Welk Resort Hotel also features on-site amenities including two 18-hole golf courses, a 10-000 sq ft indoor/outdoor Splashatorium, a theater showing Broadway-style shows, and everything else that Branson has to offer, including great shopping and most especially, the hospitality of the Ozarks people.
When you are planning to spend a wonderful vacation in Branson and greet the summer season, you’re in the right direction as the place features tons of fun outdoor activities during the summer.