Trail of Lights
Head to Branson, Missouri for an Ozark Mountain Christmas lights attraction! Explore The Trail of Lights, an amazing drive-thru animation display along with a two-mile trail that provides a holiday theme from start to end, carrying you through the 160-acre Shepherd of the Hills homestead and into the very heart of Christmas. This activity is perfect for those of all ages so bring the entire family along. The best part is, you don’t need to park your car or worry about finding parking! Just drive on through the twinkle light display while having a great time with your family. Since parking isn’t on the agenda, enjoy Christmas tunes as you move along and get a sneak peek into the holiday season!
The Trail of Lights is comprised of millions of lights that brighten each night in December. During the evening spent at the Trail of Lights in Branson, MO, you can take to this fantastic event and spend some time seeing every decorated Christmas tree and some of the world tallest light displays. This festival of light is sure to be a favorite among those who visit, making the Trail of Lights one of the most beloved holiday events in the area.
You will travel into a variety of different lands, each with different characters and themes, from fantasy to religious to patriotic. The North Pole, a lit-up ice skating rink scene, Santa’s Workshop, the nativity scene, yule log, and tons of other amazing displays can all be seen on the Trail of Lights event. The Trail of Lights includes millions of multi-colored Christmas lights and hundreds of gorgeous light feature animated displays as you wind through the trees and hills in the warmth and comfort of your own vehicle, at your own pace. As they sip on their hot chocolate drinks, kiddos of all ages are sure to enjoy life-size 3D characters moving and twinkling inside their housings. Make wonderful family memories as you bond at Trail of Lights as the engaging sights and sounds of the holiday light up with splendor while traditional favorite songs play in the background. When you finish the drive, you are welcomed to sip on hot chocolate or browse in the gift shop for those last minute gift giving treasures and find the perfect holiday gift for your loved ones.
About the Shepherd of the Hills Historic Homestead
The Shepherd of the Hills inspired not only vast tourism in the Branson area, but it also remains a part of history entrapped within a novel and the site that is still a part of the Ozark Mountain area to this day. The novel was written by Harold Bell Wright and was instantly a hit within the area, sparking interest and travel to the area. This ended up being the foundation of Branson tourism.
- What limitations are on the cars?
Only single axle vehicles can go on the trail.
- What is included in the admission price?
Includes drive-thru holiday lights tour.
- Approximately how long does the Trail of Lights last?
It lasts approximately 90 minutes.
- For what ages is the tour appropriate?
It is great for all ages.
- Where does the Trail of Lights depart from?
The Shepherd of The Hills Historic Homestead & Old Mill Theatre.
- Is photography / video recording allowed on the Trail of Lights?