Are you heading to one of the oldest and historic cities in the country? Include Historic Downtown Branson in your itinerary. It has lots of free attractions, and delicious food stops for an all-encompassing countryside vacation experience. There is a variety of shows, events, and activities that you can explore with your family!
Historic Downtown Branson Free Attractions
The Free Downtown Branson Trolley
Have you heard of Sparky? Historic Downton in Branson, Missouri, calls their FREE trolley Sparky!
The Historic Downtown Branson trolley operates year-round, ultimately free of charge. You can ride from one stop to another and experience all the famous attractions throughout the downtown, Branson Landing, and to the Branson Convention Center.
Plan your strolling day around the downtown according to the two divided routes: the Orange Route and the Green Route.
The Orange Route:
Stop O1: Lakeside RV Park
Stop O2: Bass Pro Shops/Branson Landing South
Stop O3: Branson Convention Center
Stop O4: Price Street
Stop O5: Intersection of Main & Commercial Streets
Stop O6: Belk / Branson Landing North
Stop O7: Awberry Parking Lot
Stop O8-G1: Liberty Plaza (TRANSFER to green route)
The Green Route:
Stop G1-O8: Liberty Plaza (TRANSFER to orange route)
Stop G2: 4th Street
Stop G3: Loyd Road
Stop G4: Pacific Street at 6th Street
Stop G5: Pacific Street at 3rd Street
Branson Landing Fountain Shows
Make your lunch or dinner reservations around Branson Landing to enjoy the spectacular Fountain Shows. Their 120-foot geysers choreographed with fire cannons, and inspiring music starts operating every hour from noon to evening daily. Visitors are always welcome just to relax and appreciate the shows. Savor moments of shining, shimmering, splendid fire, and waterworks without spending a penny.
Branson Landing Boardwalk
Taking a nice walk or a relaxing jog on the 1.5-mile paved walkway along the Lake Taneycomo waterfront is another free attraction that visitors and locals enjoy in Branson. Get quenched with the cool breeze from the tree moist and the lake’s scent, while in one of the most remarkable cities in the country. Don’t miss it for the world.
North Beach Park
Are you a beach person? Branson’s North Beach Park has benches and picnic tables where your family can set up food, drinks, and music for a beautiful warm day with shore-side scenery. There are old-growth trees and fishing docks that completes the whole countryside experience, for free!
Historic Downtown Branson Food Stops
Home-style favorites are all in the Farmhouse Restaurant in the picturesque Branson historic downtown area. If the country kitchen is what you’re looking for, head for Farmhouse, and pick your own kind of meal platter. The signature blueberry cobbler is to die for!
Since 1910, Branson Cafe has been serving up the most traditional homemade food from fresh supplies of bread, pastries, and desserts. Nothing beats the classics! Ask for their signature coffee and a piece of cinnamon bread to truly experience the cafe’s sweet country style.
Oldschool dining at its finest!
Breakfast? Lunch? Or Brunch? Clockers Cafe got it covered!
Sandwiches, biscuits, salads, pies, and more! Delight in your meals with a special touch of a quaint and eclectic setting during your vacation in Branson.
When in Branson, MO
When in Branson, you’ll experience a blast from the past and an enriching family vacation.
You’ll surely come back for more. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.