Branson, Missouri is sometimes referred to as a “family friendly Las Vegas” due to its numerous shows and attractions in a strip setting. Tourism is the primary economic source for this town.
Located in the southwestern part of the state, Branson has a population of 6,050 residents but attracts thousands of tourists each year. Nearly 52 theatres showing over 100 live shows, Silver Dollar City, museums, lakes, golf courses, festivals and outdoor fun make Branson one of the most popular Midwest vacation sites.
Winters in Branson are fairly mild, dipping into the 20s and 30s, but with very little snowfall. Summers can be humid and reach the 90s, but with the Ozark lakes to swim and boat in there are plenty of ways to keep cool in the sun.