Vibrant foliage, crisp weather and bountiful harvest! That's what describes the fall season. This is the time of the year where leaves display dazzling colors of yellow, orange and red before shredding of the leaves from the branches, cool weather that's just right for hoodies, boots and a bonfire on the beach and a trip down the market to buy freshly gathered fruits. All these you will find if you're on vacation in Branson during the autumn where a big cornucopia and an annual National Harvest Festival await your arrival to celebrate the gorgeous season with you.
Autumn is a time for harvest and gathering together so get the whole family around to plan an autumn getaway to the Ozarks. Your plan should of course include a lodge. Can think of a better way to spend a fall vacation than staying in a Branson cabin at the grand Mountain where your whole family will be secluded in a colorful wooded setting? Next, how will you enjoy your retreat to the Live Entertainment Capital of the World? Perhaps a live show with an equinox theme and a tour around the flamboyant lakeshores, hilltops and mountainsides is on your list. But since it's the time of the reaping, why not visit farmer's markets and participate in harvest festivals? There is more than just live entertainment at the Las Vegas of the Midwest. Below are just a few ideas on where you should shop and what you will see during the autumn.
Known as the Hard Work University, the College of the Ozarks does not just let its student serve delicious meals in order to graduate. The dishes that are served on the tables by hardworking teenagers actually come from the schools own farm. During your vacation in Branson at the fall season, you can both grab a tasty autumn meal and buy fresh vegetables, milk, meat and jelly. At Historic Downtown Branson you will find the farmer's market where all kinds of locally grown plants, canned goods and crafts are sold. Still another option you shouldn't neglect is the Farmer's market at The Branson Mill Craft Village. You can shop for locally grown goods and after that you are welcome to browse handmade items at the mill.
Festivals are always happy occasions. The colors, music and the shops make it a blissful event. The National Harvest Festival at Silver Dollar City, Branson favored amusement park offers more than that for it includes spectacular roller coaster rides, great food and awesome crafts. This great family destination which is minutes away from your Branson cabin will entertain your whole family with daring rides such as Outlaw Run and the Great Barn Swing. Your little explorers won't be left behind for attractions such as the Half Dollar Holler will keep them busy. Silver Dollar City is also a great place to eat home style food and tasty barbeque. And to make your autumn vacation in Branson a festive experience the National Harvest festival brings hundreds of craftsmen and women that showcase their talents in creating unique items such as sculptures, paintings, pottery and so much more.
Fall is truly a beautiful to vacation in Branson. But the gorgeous autumn is also the shortest season there is so be sure to experience all of its offerings. Look at the leaves, take advantage of the cool weather, shop for fresh goods at farmer's markets and join festivals for if you don't do it now, you will have to wait for another year to come for fall to present this opportunity.
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