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“Great Place”
Review of Silver Dollar City

Silver Dollar City
Ranked #4 of 169 things to do in Branson
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Branson's #1 attraction for over 50 years, Silver Dollar City features six world-class festivals, 30 thrilling rides & attractions, 40 live shows daily, 60 unique shops, a dozen family restaurants and over 100 demonstrating craftsmen.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Holton, ks
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Place”
Reviewed October 29, 2012

THe hills in the park are sometimes a little tough. It was Cowboy week and it was great to see the cowboy poets. The weather was nice till around 1pm then it got cold and rainy. I am really looking forward to the new roller coaster the Outlaw Run. It is suppose to open 2013. Looks amazing.

Visited October 2012
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Oakhurst, California
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“Great Crafts”
Reviewed October 28, 2012

The entry price is a bit much if you don't want to do the rides. We went because they were having the Crafters Festival (six weeks in Sept. and Oct.) Excellent hand made items for sale!
We also attended the Silver Dollar Saloon show. Very Good. Sort of an old west melodrama,
can can girls, peanut shells on the floor sort of thing. The food was very expensive (as is the case in most attractions) but very good - especially the Tator Twirls with 7 different flavorings that you add yourself. We suggest you go to one of the information stations in Branson and get tickets at a reduced price.

Visited October 2012
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Lenexa, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Always a winner for us.”
Reviewed October 28, 2012

We love this place. It is kept SO CLEAN. The food is great. This time we ate at the Wagon Wheel at the top of the park, and the BBQ chicken was GREAT. The workers in this park are so very friendly, even though dressed in that old time garb, they are always smiling whether hot weather or cold. We've been going here for 40 years and NEVER tire of it! Our son was in his stroller on his visit and now is ready to visit with his girlfriend! There is something for all ages at Silver Dollar City. This is a place that is very patriotic, raising the flag and honoring all veterans in the park in the morning before the ropes come down and the kids run down the hill to their favorite coaster. Ours is Powder Keg!

Visited October 2012
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Western North Carolina
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“MUCH Better than Disney!!!”
Reviewed October 26, 2012 via mobile

I have always heard that Silver Dollar was corny but it is really wonderful. It is not Disney!!! (Thankfully) My family and I went over Thanksgiving weekend and had a GR8 day! There is something for every age group: artsy shops, a huge play area and a theatre.

My 12 yr old nephew enjoyed the slanted house and the huge playhouse/ fort. My mother, husband and I enjoyed poking through the shops. (Many of the shops have live demonstrations.)

The theatre was the biggest surprise of all!!! After going to Disney and being royally disappointed with the "theatre" there, I didn't expect much. The play was rendition of "A Christmas Carol." This wonderful little gem of a play had lines from current children's movies interwoven. My nephew (along with the rest of us) greatly enjoyed this little twist on the classic.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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“Very nice theme park”
Reviewed October 25, 2012

We hit it on a perfect day - wonderful fall weather, not too many people. It's overpriced, but very nice.

There are only a couple of really good, fun rides - the rest are mediocre to boring - but those are really, really fun! We got to ride them a number of times as there was absolutely no lines. This is a park that attracts a much older crowd, especially during the fall when kids are in school.

The show were tremendous! Lots of great singing and fun comedy. There is also tons of little craft and artisan shops. Lots of fun. We spent over 8 hours there and it was worth every minute. When in Branson, this is a must do. It's definitely worth it.

Visited October 2012
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