If you go
Getting there: Located in southwest Missouri, 35 miles south of Springfield. From U.S. 65 South, take exit U.S. 65/Missouri 248/Veteran's Boulevard. Springfield is the nearest major airport.
Tickets: Shows average $26 a ticket. The City Hopper Pass offers unlimited theme-park admission for four days within a 10-day period between Memorial Day and Labor Day, to Silver Dollar City, Celebration City and White Water; adults, $75; children 4-11, $64.
For more information: Branson Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau, (800) 214-3661 or www.explorebranson.com; or the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, (800) 678-8767 or www.springfieldmo.org.