Our Favorite Family Getaways
Branson: where to eat
Showboat Branson Belle Dine aboard an authentic paddle wheeler as it cruises Table Rock Lake (800/831-4386).
Baldknobbers Country Restaurant After a show at Branson's Baldknobbers Theatre, go next door for home-style cooking (417/334-7202).
Branson Cafe Branson's oldest eatery, open since 1910, serves local faves such as catfish and fried chicken (417/334-3021).
Casper's Chili Parlor Line up for the secret-recipe chili served at a Springfield Quonset hut; open summers only (417/866-9750).
Lambert's Cafe Thirty miles north of Branson in Ozark, servers toss "throwed rolls" to hungry diners (417/581-7655).