Things to do in Branson

Fall is the season to visit Branson, Missouri! Bring the entire family for festive fun, or come with your sweetheart for a romantic weekend getaway. Browse our Branson Guide for these unforgettable fall experiences in Branson.

Sep 01 2020 at 9 a.m.

The Branson Ferris Wheel on the Branson, MO skyline
Photo courtesy The Track Family Fun Parks

Fall is the season for cooler temperatures, changing leaves and everything pumpkin-spice. It’s also the perfect season for a Branson vacation! Bring the entire family for festive fun. Get up close and personal with big cats at National Tiger Sanctuary. Race your friends or family members on the go-kart track at The Track Family Fun Parks. Or, plan a romantic weekend getaway with your sweetheart and stay at Chateau on the Lake overlooking Table Rock Lake. 

Use this guide to the best things to do in Branson, MO to start planning your next adventure now.


Tiger at National Tiger Sanctuary in Branson MO
Photo courtesy National Tiger Sanctuary

National Tiger Sanctuary

This fall, gather your pack and trot over to the National Tiger Sanctuary in Branson! Meet their animal residents up close and personal with guided tours Wednesday–Sunday from 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. They house more than tigers—see lions, wolves, leopards, Artic foxes, mountain lions, lemurs and more! Visiting the National Tiger Sanctuary is more than a thrill… your visit helps to support their mission! They are a non-profit rescue organization that is dedicated to education, environmental preservation and exemplary animal care, providing a permanent home for exotic and domestic animals. Both riding and walking tours are available.


Chateau on the Lake Branson MO
Photo courtesy Chateau on the Lake

Chateau on the Lake

Welcome to Chateau on the Lake Resort Spa & Convention Center, Branson’s only AAA Four Diamond Resort. At Chateau on the Lake, upscale resort amenities, elegant lake views and friendly Midwestern hospitality converge in an idyllic Ozark Mountain oasis for your getaway. 

Just minutes from Branson’s entertainment district on 76 Country Boulevard, Chateau on the Lake is the perfect fall retreat to experience Table Rock Lake and Silver Dollar City along with Branson shows and attractions. Resort amenities include a full-service marina, spa, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, nature trails and more than 50,000 square feet of event space. And the resort’s award-winning local favorite Chateau Grille—is truly a destination of its own. 

At Chateau on the Lake, you will discover everything you need to create a spectacular family vacation this fall, a romantic getaway, wedding or other special event.


The Branson Ferris Wheel at night at The Track Family Fun Parks Branson MO
Photo courtesy The Track Family Fun ParksBranson Ferris Wheel

The Track Family Fun Parks

The Track Family Fun Parks feature three locations in Branson that will take your fun to new heights! With three high-rise go-kart tracks, classic go-karts, bumper boats, the Skycoaster, Skyscraper, Branson Ferris Wheel and more, you’re sure to find something fun for all ages! You can get the best value by purchasing an Unlimited Park Pass—unlimited rides for an entire day! Want to save even more money? Purchase your Unlimited Park Pass online—just go to to get a special online-only discount! Questions? Call 417-334-1612.