165 Scenic Overlook

Branson is known for its fabulous shows, but first-time visitors are often unaware that the area has considerable scenic beauty as well.

One of the best vantage spots for seeing the city from afar is 165 Scenic Overlook. It affords a panoramic view of Lake Taneycomo, Table Rock Dam and Pointe Royale along with the downtown theater district. The gorgeous vista is equally beautiful at night. Likewise, you won’t find a better spot in the area for watching a sunrise or sunset. It is definitely worth the drive.


Most people who drive to the overlook stop at a superb ice cream shop across the street called Scoops. The shop carries several flavors and the portions are large. It has been called the place to get ice cream with a view because of its proximity to the lookout. The address is 7900 Historic State Highway 165 is Hollister.

Danna’s BBQ & Burger Shop

Less than two miles from the overlook, Danna’s BBQ & Burger Shop is a hidden treasure trove of outstanding food served in a friendly environment. Their barbeque is so good that it has won awards. Try the smoked chicken plate, loaded baked potato or nachos. The address is 963 State Highway 165 in Branson.

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