Shepherd of the Hills 50th Anniversary
Shepherd of the Hills is among the most popular attractions in the Branson area, and is home to numerous attractions, shops, and restaurants. This year, Branson celebrates the 50th anniversary of Shepherd of the Hills. This exciting event brings with it exciting new activities that are being unveiled as well as plenty of popular existing attractions and activities. If you are planning a visit to Branson this year, here's what you can expect.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary, the Shepherd of the Hills area welcomes a new and much anticipated ride, the Vigilante ZipRider. This ride takes you from the top of Inspiration Tower, standing 230 feet above the ground, downward at high speeds on an exciting zip line experience. There are only ten of these rides in the world, and Branson is excited to have the opportunity to provide visitors to the area with this exciting experience. If you want to experience pure adrenaline in the Ozarks, make plans to try this ride out.
You can enjoy fabulous live entertainment shows at the Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama theater. This is a large-scale show that tells the timeless tale of Branson's history in a story that is based closely on the Harold Bell Wrights novel. The show includes square dancing, cultural music, and over 80 talented cast members and dozens of live horses. If you opt to experience this show with the Combo Pass, you can enjoy a delicious western style meal of barbecue beef, roast chicken, beans, desserts, and more along with your show.
Branson Zipline and Canopy Tours
While you are in the area, be sure to enjoy the fun experience of the Branson Zipline and Canopy Tours. These adventures let you experience the thrill of the zipline as well as the beauty of the Ozarks in each exciting tour. Different tour options are available, including the Ozarks Xplorer Canopy Tour, the Flying Prospector, the Blue Streak Fast Line, the Canopy Adventure Combo, and others, ranging from thirty minutes to three hours.