Silver Dollar City recognized for extraordinary attractions

BRANSON, Mo. – Silver Dollar City was recently named to the list of Best Amusement Parks for Families from TripAdvisor’s family travel site Family Vacation Critic, and in Top-Rated TripAdvisor Attractions in 50 States.

Silver Dollar City was cited for a combination of “scream-worthy” thrill rides as well as family attractions and rides for smaller kids.

The City of Branson was profiled along with Silver Dollar City as one of the 17 Best Affordable Destinations in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.

Silver Dollar City’s world-famous wood coaster Outlaw Run was recently recognized by MSN Travel as one of the “most terrifying roller coasters in the world for the ultimate thrill.”

Another Silver Dollar City Attraction, White Water water park was named to the Travel Channel’s Top U.S. Water Parks. White Water has a new half-million dollar Coconut Cove kids’ play area featured in’s New Water Park Additions for 2017.

Now through July, Silver Dollar City features the festival Star-Spangled Summer, featuring the Harlem Globetrotters, with 9 new Guinness World Records for trick shots, in the final year of The Globetrotter Experience show. The festival also presents stunt dogs, champion cloggers and cartoon characters through July 16.

The park’s night ride event Moonlight Madness is July 15 – 30 and includes 40-plus rides and attractions, including Outlaw Run, named Best New Ride of 2013 worldwide and featured in Guinness World Records 2015. Also, there are evening street dances and performances by international touring group Rockapella.

Another affiliated attraction, the Showboat Branson Belle, presents the new noon show Country On The Lake, a “Party on the Lake” concert cruise featuring hits from classic rock to today’s country favorites, plus the popular evening show Celebrate and Princess & Pirate Cruises for kids.

Information on Silver Dollar City, White Water and the Showboat Branson Belle is at 800-831-4FUN(386) or