Branson, Missouri is a world class tourist destination with top resorts, numerous golf courses, excellent dining and some of the very best live entertainers in the world. But, to those who remember the Branson of the ’70s, ’80s and 90s, it is still known as a bargain hunter’s paradise.
Perhaps nowhere is this more true than the classic tourist “must stop” shopping place known as The Five Dollar Store. This is one of those places in Branson where tourists and locals alike enjoy visiting again and again.
At the front entrance you’ll find novelties, souvenirs and t-shirts unique to Branson, sure to satisfy the outdoorsmen and motorcyclists in your circle. Shop for great bargains on unusual clothing items – some purely practical and others Bransonesque enough to make you look like a local celebrity.
Forgot your bathing suit? No problem! Find a wide selection of gorgeous suits at reasonable prices. Move on through the store and find $5-dollar or less clothing bargains on tops, skirts, pants, lingerie and lounge wear.
For five dollars or less, you’ll find a treasure trove of souvenirs. There’s something for everyone here. You’ll see rare knick-knacks, out-door adornments, bird feeders, flags, planters, ashtrays, book ends, scrap booking items, You’ll find something to satisfy everyone on your shopping list from the mundane to the exotic.
Check out the nice selection of knives, lighters, games, toys and CDs. One of the best-selling items in the store is a selection of LED flashlights at bargain prices. Find housewares, cute indoor or outdoor signs, wall hangings and lighting fixtures.
Browse the table cloths, table runners, cozy blankets and throws. This is a great place to get your Christmas shopping done early and inexpensively!
While you’re there chat with the friendly staff. Don’t forget to say “Hello!,” to the Five Dollar Store’s warm-hearted store manager, “Dolly,” usually in the rear of the store.
My latest favorite bargain items from this store have included a bunch of cute tops at $5 and under including name brands, lacy thongs, a tasseled throw, one of Dolly’s powerful LED flashlights that also emits a black light, a battery-operated cat toy, paper products, beautiful bathroom light fixture (unbelievable at only $5!), strongly scented candles and a beautiful table cloth!
This store is never the same experience twice as they are constantly looking for the most unusual and best bargains to stock. Stop by more than once and you will become instant family. You’ll love the bargains in this place almost as much as you will the down-to-earth atmosphere. This is what Branson tourists return to experience several times a year.
You’ll find the famous Five Dollar Store right on “The Strip.” Their address is 3615 W 76 Country Blvd , Branson, MO 65616. It’s next to the Toy Museum and right across from The One Dollar Store. Just look for the colorful awning and don’t forget to say, “Hello, Dolly!”
Telephone: (417) 334-2291 for further details.