From charming holiday festivals to thrilling outdoor adventures, the Show-Me State offers a diverse array of activities to make the most of the winter season. Kansas City offers Winter Wonderland at the Plaza where you can shop and dine under the famous Plaza Lights. St. Louis offers Winterfest, which includes ice skating, s’mores stations and igloos underneath 100,000 twinkling lights in the shadow of the Gateway Arch.
Branson, which hosts millions of visitors each summer for water activities on Table Rock Lake and fun in the sun at Silver Dollar City, also knows how to bring the family fun during the winter months. In fact, Branson landed in the 3rd spot on Fodor’s Travel list of 12 Classic American Summer Towns That Are Also Perfect Winter Escapes. Highlights include holiday cruises on Table Rock Lake, cozy accommodations at Big Cedar Lodge, and Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City. Whether you’re a fan of snowy landscapes, festive lights, or cozy indoor experiences, Branson, Missouri has something for everyone.