Silver Dollar City Announces a 4-Year Streak Ranking Nationally in Top Amusement Parks
The City Thanks Park Guests & Fans for Participation in
USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards
(Branson, Missouri, 7/02/21) Silver Dollar City’s fans & guests again show their love for the 1880s-style theme park in Branson, Missouri, with results just announced in a national poll ranking Silver Dollar City in the top tier of winners. Silver Dollar City took the #2 slot in 2021 Best Amusement Park in America by USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. This marks a 4-year streak of ranking in the Top 5, to include 2018, 2019, 2020, and now 2021.
Park officials say it was tough competition against some of the biggest names in amusement & theme parks recognized globally. Here are the top five winners:
1. SeaWorld Orlando
2. Silver Dollar City
3. Kings Island
4. Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Silver Dollar City is widely known for presenting ever-changing, top quality entertainment, legendary rides, home-style foods, a demonstrating crafts colony, festivals & events and family fun. Now in the height of the Summer season, the new one-of-a-kind Mystic River Falls offers four experiences in one ride: a nearly ½-mile river ride, an 8-story lift tower, an elevated channel and the grand finale, a 4-1/2 story waterfall drop – making it the tallest raft drop in the Western Hemisphere. Additionally, The World-Famous Harlem Globetrotters are presenting The Harlem Globetrotters Skills Showcase. Several unique, awarded festivals continue through the holidays.
Background: Silver Dollar City was chosen to be in the running by a national panel of amusement & theme park experts of USA TODAY 10Best editors and additional influencers from around the country, and then voted on by the public and the nearly 20-million consumers of USA Today print & digital outlets.
“This honor highlights the world-class offerings of Silver Dollar City,” concludes Brad Thomas, President of Silver Dollar City Attractions, “We sincerely thank all who voted.”