10 Things You Must Do in Branson Before You Die 

Ride thrilling rides, enjoy live shows, and savor mouthwatering food at Silver Dollar City, an 1880s theme park.

Stroll along the boardwalk, take a ride on the Ferris wheel, or catch a free concert at Branson Landing, an outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment complex.

Witness the outdoor drama "Shepherd of the Hills," which tells the story of the Ozarks during the Civil War, performed on a 160-acre stage with a cast of over 100 actors and animals.

Take a guided tour to see stalactites, stalagmites, and other rock formations at Marvel Cave, an underground cave and one of Branson's most popular tourist attractions.

Beat the heat by enjoying thrilling water slides, a lazy river, and a wave pool at White Water Branson, a water park.

Take in stunning views of Table Rock Lake and the surrounding mountains from Top of the Rock, an observation complex. Dine at the restaurant, hike on the nature trail, or visit the Branson Museum.

Embark on a scenic train ride through the Ozark Mountains on the Branson Scenic Railway. The train stops at several attractions, including Dogwood Canyon and Silver Dollar City.

Unwind at Big Cedar Lodge, a luxury resort with a spa, golf course, and multiple restaurants.

Go boating, fishing, or swimming at Table Rock Lake, or stay at one of the many marinas or campgrounds around the lake.

1. Immerse yourself in Branson's vibrant live entertainment scene, with shows for all ages and interests, from country music to comedy to magic.