Meet the Guide: Jen

If you are looking for a guide who is all in, we have found her. Jen has been a part of Branson Zipline since April of 2011. She is a fun loving, hard working tour guide, and loves chatting with her guests about everything and anything! Jen grew up in Branson, Mo and always loved going to Silver Dollar City – a must do when visiting Branson. It was only fitting that Jen work as a zipline tour guide at Branson’s best outdoor activity, Branson Zipline Canopy Tours!

When Jen was in middle school she used to love listening to 80’s music. Ever since her childhood she has been adventurous. She loves getting out there and keeps herself busy by working out and spending time with her daughter, Becca. But, she is also all about wearing Pajamas and sitting back as she enjoys her Chicago style pizza and Ben and Jerry’s “Phish Food.” I guess we can say that if you are looking for someone who has the best of both worlds you’ve found her! She has been a great member of our team and we are really excited to showcase her today!

A Few Q & A’s with Jen:

What are your responsibilities as a Tour Guide? Making sure everyone is safe and comfortable.
How do you feel about working at BZL? I enjoy it; it’s fun and keeps me moving. Interacting with new people every day is definitely a highlight. I have had people from different countries and they are so interesting to get to know.
What is the best vacation you’ve ever had? One time I went on a backpacking trip at Glacier National Park in Montana. I loved seeing the scenery, waterfalls, springs and things no one could see unless they hiked up the 20 miles. It took my breath away.
What is your favorite activity? Kayaking
Best tour you’ve ever had? At the beginning of the summer I was privileged to zip with a couple. The gentleman told us that he was planning on proposing to his girlfriend of a year and a half. Sure enough he got down on one knee and a few moments later she said,”Yes!” They then took the plunge of our Freefall Xpress! Best tour ever! Favorite season to zip & why? Spring, because it’s a comfortable season to zip. Not too hot and not too cold. Everything is blooming and green!
Best advice for a new zipliner: Be strong and hang in there because you will love it in the long run

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50 Responses to Meet the Guide: Jen

  1. Kristina says:

    Good luck, Jen! Can’t wait to take a trip out there and have some fun.

  2. Cathie says:

    I think if I were to experience something like this I would want a trusted tour guide like Jen to be there with me. Ziplining sounds fun and exciting and an experience to remember!!!

  3. Andrea says:

    I am glad to see that safety is a priority for Jen. When she was asked what her responsibilities were, safety was the first thing she said. That shows that it is top on her mind!!

  4. Ashley says:

    I had Jen as a tour guide and she was awesome! She was very educational and informative as well as incorporated all the fun and humor she could into the tour! Well done JEN!

  5. Katrina says:

    hmm I dont think I met her when I went.maybe I did, she seems like a fun tour guide

  6. akratky says:

    Jen is totally right, you’ll love ziplineing in the long run!

  7. Katrina B. says:

    I am excited now to go down and experience the zipline. And my mind is at ease knowing that the guides are safety oriented!

  8. Heather L says:

    I am very excited to go the Branson Zipline and meet Jen, she sounds very knowlegable and alot of fun.

  9. Kelsi says:

    Sounds like a great tour guide. Can’t wait to make a trip out there and meet her and the rest of the crew.

  10. Steven says:

    Jen sounds like she is going to be a lot of fun. I cannot wait to go down and meet her!!

  11. Jordan says:

    i love it when my tour guides arent afraid to talk. I have many questions and its good to know you have guides who will answer them!

  12. Patricia says:

    I can’t wait to take the trip there to have an experience to remember.

  13. Brittany says:

    I’m so happy to see that all the guides seem to really enjoy their jobs. It makes a huge difference in the experience if you’re with people who love what they do.

  14. Patricia says:

    I was actually glad that I did the zipline. Jen was very helpful and safety was a number one priority for her and I felt doing the zipline. Thank you for an awesome experience and great job Jen!!

  15. Krystel says:

    Safety is always a concern for me. That’s why I’m glad someone like Jen is there to make sure everything runs smoothly.

  16. Caitlin says:

    I would love to take a zipline adventure and Jen sounds like a great guide! I’ll definitely have to book a trip this spring.

  17. Patricia says:

    Jen is a great guide and I can’t wait to go zipline again.

  18. Crystal says:

    We are so glad to hear the best time to go is during the spring. We are going this spring and are so excited.

  19. Sabrina says:

    Jen sounds like a great guide! I can’t wait to get out there and try the zipline!

  20. Joseph says:

    Having confidence in your guide really makes ziplining alot more fun especially for a first-timer like myself. Jen and the other guides definately inspire confidence.

  21. Kelsi says:

    Her daughter is so cute! Shes a great role model as a mom

  22. Patricia says:

    I can’t wait to get back down to the zipline because was really great and ensure everyone safety.

  23. Patricia says:

    Safety has always been my concern and I didn’t have any problem with that when I was at the zipline. And I cannot wait to go back there.

  24. Sarah says:

    It sounds so much fun! i cant wait to try it!!!

  25. Patricia says:

    Zipline was extremely fun and I can’t wait to go again in the near future.

  26. Jane says:

    Jrn sounds like a great guide, safety first and fun will always follow along!

  27. Emi says:

    I have been very apprehensive about taking a zipline adventure; however, with safety being the guides number one priority, I think I am sold!

  28. crystal says:

    Im so ready to go zipline i bet it would be a good time.

  29. Josh says:

    Jen sounds like an amazing tour guide, can’t wait to get on the zipline!

  30. Victoria says:

    I have never been Kayaking, but I would love to. I would love to have you as a tour, because it seems we would really get along. Who doesn’t like ice cream and pizza?

  31. Elizabeth says:

    Cant wait to go to the zipline I want to do it in winter time to see how awsome it will be

  32. Sarah says:

    she really sounds fun.

  33. Emi says:

    It is great to know that there are guides there that care so much for our safety as well as us having fun.

  34. katie says:

    The last time I went to the zipline, Jen was one of my guides. She was great!

  35. Ashley says:

    Jen is a great tour guide, she’s very informative and hilarious! Hands up for JEN!!!!

  36. Courtney says:

    I cant wait to meet Jen she seems nice and i love her favorite tour story about the couple that is so cute.

  37. Patricia says:

    I am so ready to go ziplining again because I had a great time when I first did. Jen is great guide and I definitely will go back.

  38. emi says:

    It is great to know that there are guides down there that are understanding of first time zipliners.

  39. Megan says:

    It’s good to know that Spring is a good time to go zipline. I will have to keep that in mind when we plan to go.

  40. Ron says:

    She should be able to help me coax my young daughter into her first zipline adventure. Woot!

  41. Trevor says:

    Jen and I would get along if she likes Chicago-Style Deep Dish Pizza!!!!!

  42. Anna says:

    Jen seems like someone that really loves what she does and that is really important. If they love what they do, it is more likely they will help us feel at ease. Seems like a fun job!

  43. Evelyn says:

    Jen sounds like a great, fun guide and it’s clear even from the brief interview that she enjoys her job!

  44. Heather U says:

    Hey this looks like so much fun and with a great guide!

  45. Brianna says:

    Jen sounds like she is a fun tour guide.

  46. Brandon says:

    becca makes this look easy

  47. Brianna says:

    If I ever decide to zipline I definitely want a guide as safety concered as Jen seems to be.

  48. Patricia says:

    I need to make my way down back to the zipline because I had such a great time when I was there and surely would love to do it again.

  49. Heather says:

    Jen has to be amazing, she loves kayaking.

  50. Brianna says:

    I’m looking forward to doing this.

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