Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Shell Knob is ready to explore

The lake and wildlife create a pretty picture of Shell Knob. Renowned for its fishing, camping and boating, this city welcomes all visitors. Silver Dollar City and Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Theater are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Shell Knob

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Shell Knob a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Silver Dollar City (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Persimmon Hill Farm (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Promised Land Zoo (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Cosmic Cavern (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Showboat Branson Belle (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Pivot Rock and Natural Bridge (15 mi / 24.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Shell Knob

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Shell Knob is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Table Rock Lake (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Table Rock Lake (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Dogwood Canyon Nature Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Talking Rocks Cavern (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Onyx Cave (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Indian Point Park (13 mi / 20.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Shell Knob

The nearest airport is in Branson, MO (BKG), located 21.8 mi (35.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Harrison, AR (HRO-Boone County Regional), which is 33.4 mi (53.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Shell Knob?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,175 holiday lettings around Shell Knob. From 320 cabins to 365 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Shell Knob?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Shell Knob:

  • Branson Theater District: 463 holiday homes
  • Branson Cedars: 330 holiday homes
  • Fieldstone Bluffs: 16 holiday homes
  • Big Cedar: 263 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 15 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Shell Knob? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Shell Knob. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hamner Barber Theater: 2,502 holiday lettings
  • Xtreme Racing Center Branson: 2,511 holiday lettings
  • Patricia's Victorian House: 2,487 holiday lettings
  • Table Rock Lake State Park: 2,425 holiday lettings
  • Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge: 511 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Shell Knob listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Shell Knob?

Yes, of course. offers 320 Cabins in Shell Knob. Our other popular types of Shell Knob holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 365 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 320 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 1,238 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shell Knob?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,605 holiday homes with pool available in Shell Knob. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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