Branson, Missouri is well-known for its wealth of family-friendly entertainment options, but this Ozark Mountain town is also a great destination for theme parks, lakes and water recreation like swimming, boating and fishing, championship golf courses, historical site and museums. Add to that the hundreds of outlet shops in Branson and you've got a vacation dream. Locals tout that there are actually five seasons in Branson: spring, summer, fall, winter and perhaps the most festive season of all in Branson, Christmas. The city goes all out for the holidays with spectacular holiday performances and lights displays. The pleasant weather in Branson makes it an agreeable destination year-round: mild winters with average January temperatures in the 40s, spring temps in the 60s, and warm but not hot days in the summer. Autumn brings an unrivaled display of fall foliage in Branson.