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-sees in the area. Many of our vacation 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Shell Knob a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Shell Knob

The nearest airport is in Branson, MO (BKG), located 21.8 mi (35.1 km) from the city center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Shell Knob?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,074 vacation rentals near Shell Knob. From 256 Houses to 271 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shell Knob for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Shell Knob:

  • Big Cedars: 173 vacation rentals
  • Branson Cedars: 244 vacation rentals
  • Branson Theater District: 472 vacation rentals
  • Notch Estates: 73 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 18 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Shell Knob?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Shell Knob. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Table Rock Lake State Park: 2,322 vacation rentals
  • Silver Dollar City: 1,971 vacation rentals
  • Branson Landing: 2,220 vacation rentals
  • Dogwood Canyon Nature Park: 2,642 vacation rentals
  • Roaring River State Park: 478 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Shell Knob?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 256 Houses in Shell Knob. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shell Knob include:

  • Cabins: 271 rentals available
  • Cottages: 271 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,271 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shell Knob?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,491 vacation rentals with pool available in Shell Knob. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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