Branson is famous for its outdoor beauty, but if Mother Nature doesn’t play along, there’s always a place to go indoors to stay dry and enjoy some great museums, live shows and top-notch entertainment options. We’ve rounded up a list of our favorite things to do when the weather isn’t cooperating, including the best family-friendly attractions that will help you bust your rainy-day blues.
A museum filled with oddities and amazing things, Ripley’s Believe It or Not is a must-visit for families visiting Branson. There are more than 400 artifacts to discover, from a playing card replica of the Roman Colosseum to a model of an aircraft carrier made from 48,000 matchsticks.
Another awesome family-friendly Branson attraction, Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors is sure to mess with your spatial awareness as you make your way through its mystifying twists and turns. Its walls, ceilings and floors are entirely covered in mirrors, making for a mind-bending experience you’ll never forget.
Car lovers will want to check out the Celebrity Car Museum, where you can see a wide variety of iconic rides from movie and TV. From the Back to the Future DeLorean to Scooby Doo’s Mystery Machine, it’s a must-see for all car and movie fans alike!
Fishermen will enjoy the chance to try their luck at one of the three pristine mountain lakes in the area, where local guides will reveal the best spots for catching the big fish.