Exciting Theme Parks in Branson, MO
Enjoy the thrills and spills of great family fun on your trip to the Branson area with a visit to the three thrill parks in the area. As Silver Dollar City, you will find exciting rides, shows, attractions, and special events for the whole family. There's no place quite as thrilling as Silver Dillar City, home to dozens of exciting rides. The Giant Swing takes you at speeds of up to 45 miles per hour in a 230-degree, seven story tall arc! Brave speeds of up to 66 miles per hour as you experience the high-flying loops of the WildFire coaster. The PowderKeg gives you a high speed thrill unlike any other, shooting you to a speed of 53 miles per hour in just 2.8 seconds for a fast, twisting adventure.
Silver Dollar City will be celebrating kids throughout the summer with National Kids Fest running from June 6, 2009 through August 9, 2009. National Kids Fest brings you memorable performances with the JEERKS, the Magic of Peter Gossamer, VeggieTales Presents: the Invention of Silliness, and others. From August 27 through September 7, 2009, the Southern Gospel Picnic Festival brings the sweet sounds of southern gospel to Silver Dollar City, with performances by hundreds of top gospel performers as well as good down-home southern cooking! As the summer winds down, celebrate the fall in Silver Dollar City with the National Harvest Festival. The National Harvest Festival features 500 visiting craftsmen selling their crafts and showing their skills with demonstrations, as well as an exciting performance of Headin' West, an opera-style romance set in the Old West. In addition to these special events and shows, Silver Dollar City regularly features forty live shows each day, including musical and dance shows with pop, country, comedy, and kid themes, and more.
On warm days in Branson, give your family an exciting way to cool off with a visit to White Water water park. White Water sits on 12 tropically landscaped acres, filled with exciting water rides and attractions designed to provide tons of fun for the whole family. When you purchase the Splash and Play Pass, you will get three days of fun at White Water for the price of two. You can also save big with the purchase of a Super Pass, giving you access to both Silver Dollar City and White Water at significant savings.
Your family will love the thrill of a water race on Kalani Towers, where you can race to the bottom of two 75-foot free fall drop lanes, or try the speed on the 310-foot long mat racing lanes. Everyone will have a blast playing in the huge sprinkler and splash area, featuring a massive water playground with water blasters, super soakers, and mini geysers. Give your family the adventure of white water rafting at Ohana Falls, where you can brave the rapids together in a family-sized raft. Even the smallest guests will have a blast at White Water with the pint-sized water fun at Little Squirts Waterworks, with small slides, squirting nozzles, and more.
Silver Dollar City is open year-round and White Water is open seasonally. Complimentary parking is available on-site for both parks Additional conveniences such as wheelchair and stroller rental, and on-site restaurants and snack shops are also located on-site. Both of these parks are located just off Highway 76, putting you close dozens of popular lodging options suited for all budgets.
The Castle Rock Resort and Water Park lets your family experience the thrill of water park excitement any time of year by providing you with an indoor water park experience. The park is kept at a warm 84 degrees year-round to ensure you have a comfortable experience splashing around in the water.
Your family will love the fast-paced water action of the Cork Screw water slide and the 30-foot tall Tube Slide. Spend some leisure time floating lazily in the temperate waters of the Lazy River, or let the kids frolic in the zero entry splash area with a kids castle and a giant dumping bucket. When weather permits, your admission to the park also allows you to take advantage of sunny weather by splashing around in the large outdoor pool and the kiddie wading pool outside. After a great day of playing at the water park, your family will love the convenience of a comfortable guest room on-site when you stay at the Castle Rock Resort.