Branson named Number 4 American Destination to Avoid COVID-19 Illness

With the COVID-19 pandemic still in the news and at the top of people’s minds when deciding on if and where to travel this year, Branson has been named by Forbes Magazine as a Top 10 destination to avoid COVID-19! The list was compiled using the current CDC COVID Tracker, the Harvard-Brown Risk Level Map, TripAdvisor Reviews, population density, current COVID cases, average weather, drive times from at least 2 metros and local health guidance protocols. 7-day rolling averages, cases per 100,000 and total number of deaths were also taken into account and Branson, Missouri was named the 4th best place to travel in 2021 to avoid the risk of the pandemic.

Why does Branson Rank so High on the Forbes list?

First, Branson is a top travel destination regardless of COVID-19 or not, ranking in the Top 10 of multiple aggregate lists each and every year. For 2021, Branson has less than 8 confirmed cases per 100,000 people with less than 5 new cases per week on average. In more than a year since the start of the pandemic, Branson has seen only 82 deaths in 4,542 confirmed cases, far below the national average. In addition, each hotel, theatre, attraction, restaurant and other businesses take exhaustive steps to lessen the threat of transmission.

Why Branson for your 2021 Vacation?

In addition to the above, Branson has many outdoor attractions as well as Table Rock Lake, Lake Taneycomo and many more outdoor places to enjoy during your stay here. Exciting new shows and attractions also await as Sight & Sound Theatre debuts Jesus starting March 13 and Silver Dollar City adds new events to their busy calendar. For the kids & kids at heart, WonderWorks is open as well as the all-new Aquarium at the Boardwalk!

Whether you’re wanting to bring a special someone, the family, church or military group, family or school reunion, Branson will be one of the safest and fun destinations in 2021! For free group quotes, group rates, reunion information, family travel planning and more, call Branson Ticket & Travel locally at (417) 335-2707 or toll-free at (800) 432-4202 to get your 2021 travel plans started!