6 Best Family-Friendly Resorts in Branson, Missouri

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If you’ve never taken a vacation to Branson, Missouri before, you have no idea what you’re missing. Not only is this mountain townhome to beautiful views of the Ozarks, but it’s also a hotspot for live entertainment with more than 50 theaters and over 100 regularly-running shows including comedy, magic, dinner shows and tribute band concerts.

Plus, there are plenty of other family-friendly attractions for all ages to enjoy including a train ride on the Branson Scenic Railway, a visit to the World’s Largest Toy Museum Complex, a trip to the Butterfly Palace & Rainforest Adventure, or an educational stop at the National Tiger Sanctuary. There’s enough to do here for a whole week (if not more), so check out these top family-friendly resorts in Branson and start making plans for your next family vacation!

Chateau on the Lake Resort Spa and Convention Center
The Chateau on the Lake Resort Spa and Convention Center is the only 4-diamond resort in Branson.

Chateau on the Lake Resort Spa and Convention Center

Chateau on the Lake Resort Spa and Convention Center is the only 4-diamond resort in Branson and is the perfect mix of Midwestern charm and upscale luxury. The lakefront resort offers a wide variety of amenities including outdoor and indoor pools, a 24-hour fitness center, a full-service spa, movie theater, tennis courts, nature trails and a full-service marina with boat rentals, jet skis, water skiing, tubing, parasailing and scuba diving. The Crawdaddies Kids Club also offers lots of activities for the little ones including crafts, puzzles, video games and more. Large families will also enjoy the suites that feature bedrooms and sitting areas, as well as sleeper sofas.

Welk Resort Branson
Welk Resort Branson

Welk Resort Branson

Although the Welk Resort Branson offers affordable vacations for families, that doesn’t mean you won’t still find luxurious furnishings and high end amenities here. With two different options for accommodations, there’s something to fit anyone’s budget and taste. The Lodges at Timber Ridge offers entire vacation lodges with fireplaces, full kitchens and balconies. While the Branson Hotel offers spacious guest rooms with widescreen TV’s, granite countertops and signature bath products. Plus, there’s plenty to keep the family occupied since there’s a 2,300-seat theatre, a miniature golf course and the Splashatorium – a 10,000 square foot indoor/outdoor pool complex with water slides, splash zones and a hot tub – all right on the property.

Suites at Fall Creek
Suites at Fall Creek

Suites at Fall Creek

In addition to breathtaking views of the Ozark Mountains, the Suites at Fall Creek also offer guests amazing views of the White River Basin. Located just a few miles from 76 Country Boulevard, also known as “The Country Strip” and the “Live Entertainment Capital of the World,” you’ll be just minutes away from all of the shows Branson has to offer. Plus, the resort has plenty of amenities on-site including miniature golf, beach volleyball, tennis courts, a fitness center, several pools and a marina with boat rentals. Rooms range from studios to one and two bedroom condos and feature sleeper sofas, dining rooms and fully equipped kitchens, so you’ll have everything you need in your home away from home.

Tribesman Resort

Tribesman Resort

The Tribesman Resort is located on Table Rock Lake and is close to both the city of Branson and the Silver Dollar City theme park. Nestled in a rustic, wooded backdrop are a variety of cottages and apartments that have up to 6 bedrooms and 6 baths, mini or full kitchens and even washers and dryers in select units. It’s everything your family needs to feel at home. Plus, the resort offers plenty of amenities including two marinas with boat rentals, a game room, nature trails, a toddler toy room and a whopping five swimming pools, as well as three outdoor hot tubs.

Thousand Hills Golf Resort
At the Thousand Hills Golf Resort, you can choose a condo that overlooks the course or Table Rock Lake.

Thousand Hills Golf Resort

For families that love to play golf, it doesn’t get better than the Thousand Hills Golf Resort. Accommodations at the resort include both condos and cabins that offer the perfect backdrop whether you prefer a secluded cabin in the woods, a condo on the golf course or a condo overlooking Table Rock Lake. Inside, you’ll find amenities like mini kitchens, separate living rooms, stone fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. Plus, the resort features free Wi-Fi, an exercise facility, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, a snack bar, pro shop and an 18-hole golf course.

Falls Village Resort
Falls Village Resort

Falls Village Resort

Nestled in the hills just outside of Branson, the Falls Village Resort offers the beauty of the Ozarks while still being conveniently located close to all the action. The resort sprawls across 22 acres and offers cozy two bedroom condos with large screen TV’s, private balconies and wooded views. Outside your unit, you’ll find picnic areas with grills, a game room, lawn games, miniature golf, a playground and three swimming pools – indoor, outdoor and a children’s pool.

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