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A Comfortable Luxury Vacation in a Three Bedroom Branson Townhouse

 

 

You deserve only the best for your vacation in the Live Entertainment Capital of the World. Branson is gaining much popularity to become the ultimate vacation destination in the Midwest because of its live music shows, exciting theme parks, refreshing nature parks, outlet malls, unique museums, and a lot more. You are sure to never run out of things to do in Branson. A visit during this time of the year also guarantees you a fun time because of the many festivals happening.

For your Branson vacation, make it a luxurious one and at the same time a comfortable one. With a smart choice of your lodging place in Branson, it is not impossible to achieve both comfort and luxury. Choose to stay in Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort so you can experience living right in Branson’s entertainment district and in the caress of the woods of the Ozarks. To make it even more carefree for you, the lodging places in Thousand Hills are also located close to Table Rock Lake, one of the most perfect lakes in Branson. If you are travelling with a large group, the perfect lodging choice for you would be the three bedroom Branson townhouse in Thousand Hills.

The three bedroom townhouse in Thousand Hills is the ultimate home away from home in Branson condominium rentals. This is also the largest of all condominium units in Thousand Hills. You get to enjoy a fully furnished unit for your vacation. The living rooms in the townhouse will have queen sized sofa sleepers, gas fireplaces, and private patois with gas grills. The unit also has a fully equipped kitchen with granite counter tops, appliances, washer/dryer units, and premium kitchen packages. Now, all you need to bring is food and you are good to go!

The master bedroom is located on the main floor of the townhouse. It has a private bath with a whirpool tub and overhead shower. There are also two additional bedrooms upstairs that share a Jack and Jill bathroom. Its closets are also spacious enough to accommodate your belongings for longer stays. Even while you are in the townhouse, you won’t get bored, thanks to the cable TVs and DVD player in the living room and in all the bedrooms. Each TV is equipped with premium cable channels. Plus, you also get to have free high-speed internet access.

Other amenities of getting a three bedroom Branson townhouse are a two car attached garage with remote access, and free use of the swimming pool which is just a short walk away from your townhouse. You also get to stay in a quiet and private area in Thousand Hills, where you won’t be disturbed by the city noise. In fact, many of the Branson stars stay in this unit to be near the theaters in Branson and to have some private relaxation time.

 

Call now for your reservations of the three bedroom Branson townhouses because these units are booked in advance really fast. For more inquiries on this unit and for reservations, just dial 1-877-262-0430.

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Your Guide to Branson’s Must-Try Restaurants

 

 

People have known Branson to be a blooming entertainment scene. With the live music shows that have brought this place to where it is now, there is no doubt that Branson Missouri is one of the best vacation spots in the Midwest. Aside from the live entertainment, Branson also treats the guests to an adventure-filled experience through its theme parks and nature parks. Shopping in Branson outlet malls have also been an attraction in itself because of the great finds and big discounts that people can have. Another one of Branson attractions which draws people to this place is its restaurants.

For your trip to Branson, find out where are the best places to eat. Here are four of the best Branson restaurants that you must try. A day of fun and adventure in Branson without recharging yourself and your tummy will be futile, so grab a bite at these restaurants when you are in Branson.

1.       Dobyn’s Dining Room

Located in Keeter Center at the College of the Ozarks, Dobyn’s Dining Room is perfect for a casual lunch, intimate dinner, group dinner, or family gatherings. The student culinary and service staff at Dobyn’s make sure that everyone gets what their taste buds crave for. Every Thursday to Saturday evenings, you don’t get just a dining experience but you will also be treated to entertainment from the musical talents in the campus. There is also a bakery and creamery to spoil your sweet tooth.

2.       Indian Clay Oven Restaurant

People who are craving for Indian food can never go wrong with Indian Clay Oven. This authentic Indian restaurant always aims to satisfy their guests. Indian Clay Oven offers fine dining, a relaxing and beautiful ambiance, and excellent staff service. This is located across Walmart on Highway 76 in Branson. Lunch hours are 11 AM to 2:30 PM and dinner hours are from 5 PM to 10 PM.

3.       Mitsu Neko Fusion Cuisine and Sushi Bar Restaurant

This authentic Japanese restaurant gives you a one-of-a-kind, modern, and romantic atmosphere. Mitsu Neko is the dream come true of its owners – a place where they can pursue their ideas and beliefs. Expect to get the best quality of food made from fresh, healthy and natural ingredients. It is also a place where locals and tourists alike are treated like family by the owners and the staff.

4.       Rocco’s Pizza Restaurant

This Italian restaurant is considered by many to be their favorite pizza place in Branson. Great food coupled with great service is one combo that you must experience in Branson restaurants and Rocco’s have that for you. You should try their pizzas, pastas, calzones, and anything else that you find interesting on their menu. Rocco’s is a gem in Branson restaurants that you should not miss.

Your Branson food trip can be made more comfortable with you staying near all the attractions in Branson. Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort lets you do just that because it is situated in the heart of Branson’s entertainment district and very near the best restaurants in Branson. With the choices of Branson log cabins, lakefront condos, and golf homes, you are sure to feel relaxed all throughout your vacation. Inquire now about Thousand Hills lodging by calling 1-877-262-0430.

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Great Bargains at Branson Sales Tax Holiday

 

 

Although shopping in Branson may not be the main attraction, it is still one of the activities that guests and locals alike enjoy doing. Who doesn’t love shopping? May it be clothes, books, or even school supplies, the feeling of shopping is rewarding. Branson outlet malls will make your shopping experience even better with the right ambiance and the best views for you.

Branson shopping is one of the activities that you can do all year round. It does not have an off season. Yes, there may be sales that make people flock to the malls, but these malls will still give you the best experience that you can have. Why not plan ahead your trip in Branson in time for one of the biggest sales in the area? On August 7 to August 9, you can enjoy three days of low prices because of the Sales Tax Holiday in Branson. The Sales Tax Holiday will start on August 7 at 12:01 AM, and it will go on until Sunday. This is the perfect opportunity to get big discounts and score great deals on back-to-school items. Some of the items that you can buy without the sales tax are clothes, school supplies, computers, and a lot more. Visit the shops and stores on the Sales Tax Holiday weekend to find some more marked down items.

The Branson Sales Tax Holiday is a big help to everyone. The kids can choose the items that they want without their parents worrying much about the hefty bills. For this time period, expect a lot of shoppers to come to Branson to partake in the Sales Tax Holiday. Long lines are also expected. Be there as early as you can so you don’t run out of the items that you want.

As early as now, start planning your Branson vacation in time for the Sales Tax Holiday. Bring along the whole family so you can have bonding time together and you also get to have the quality vacation you all deserve before school starts. As you plan your trip to Branson, don’t miss out on watching some of the famous live music shows or have an adventure at Silver Dollar City, one of Branson’s best theme parks.

 

You would need a lodging place for your weekend here in Branson. Worry not, because Thousand Hills Golf Resort got you. Thousand Hills is situated near the outlet malls, theme parks, and entertainment scene in Branson to make it a lot more convenient for you. It also has several lodging places for the whole family to enjoy and relax in. Choose from a Branson log cabin, golf home, or a lakefront condo to be your home away from home. For inquiries on lodging in Thousand Hills, call 1-877-262-0430. 

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It’s Moonlight Madness Once Again in Silver Dollar City

 

 

The heat of summer will definitely leave you with two options. One is to stay indoors and find something enjoyable to do. Second is to go outdoors and find activities to beat the scorching heat of the sun. Why not have a vacation in Branson Missouri so you can see that you can do both? Yes, Branson gives you the liberty to stay indoors and go outdoors as often as you like without leaving one place. Go to Silver Dollar City, Branson’s most popular theme park to enjoy as muchas you can.

Your stay in Silver Dollar City may leave you wanting to stay more inside the park because of the many activities and attractions here. Good news is you can now stay longer in Silver Dollar City, thanks to the Moonlight Madness Festival. The Moonlight Madness Festival lets you enjoy 12 hours of pure bliss with the people you are with. The park opens at 9:30 AM and will be closing at 10 PM. All throughout these 12 hours in the park, you can enjoy the thrilling rides and attractions inside the park. If the heat is too much for you, you can go inside the theaters in Silver Dollar City to witness special show. There are more than 40 shows in a day in Silver Dollar City to give you a breather from all the adrenaline rush and from the heat outdoors. The Moonlight Madness Festival will be from July 18 to August 2, 2015.

There will also be special shows at the GAC Echo Hollow from Wednesdays to Mondays at 7 PM. Dance the Chicken Dance, The Electric Slide, and The Cotton Eyed Joe with the Street Dances in Silver Dollar City every 9 PM. Each night in the Moonlight Madness Festival will also feature special food and merchandise offers. The shops and eateries in Silver Dollar City are known to serve the best theme park food in America. Try eating in shops like Hospitality House, Ozark Marketplace, Moonlight Madness Tent on the Square, Eva & Delilah’s, Fanny’s Funnel Cakes, Flossie’s Fried Fancies, Hannah’s Ice Cream Parlor, Wagon Works Grill, and Wilson’s Farmers’ Market. These shops will be open until 10 PM, too.

But wait, there’s more! If 12 hours is not yet enough for you, visit Silver Dollar City on July 25 and August 1 as the park will be open from 9:30 AM to midnight. You can also avail of two-day tickets for the price of one. For ticket inquiries, contact 1-800-785-1550.

 

For your lodging needs in Thousand Hills, choose only Thousand Hills Golf Resort. Not only would you stay close to Silver Dollar City as possible, you can also enjoy the luxury units in Thousand Hills. Inquire now about the lodging options in Thousand Hills for your vacation. Dial 1-877-262-0430.

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Light Up Your World with the Kimberling City’s Fireburst Fireworks Show

 

 

What makes Branson famous is the endless array of activities and attractions. No matter what day, month, or season you choose to visit Branson, you will surely find a bunch of exciting activities to partake in. If a “no occasion” day in Branson is that much fun, how much more if we are celebrating something? This 4th of July weekend, Branson is all set and ready to make it even more special for you. If you haven’t got any plans yet this weekend, then read along to find out how you can have a blast.

The live music shows in Branson are a staple thing to experience whenever you visit. Aside from this, you can also enjoy the special 4th of July activities brought to you by Branson outlet malls, museums, theme parks, restaurants, and other establishments. There are weekend sales happening on Saturday, and a lot of shops will participate. What is the best way to kick off or to cap off your Branson 4th of July celebration? None other than witnessing a spectacular fireworks show! Over the waters of one of Branson’s most beautiful lakes, Table Rock Lake, there will be the 28th Annual Fireburst Fireworks Show. You can view the multicolored fireworks painting itself on a vast canvas of the night night sky eithr by car, by boat, or on foot. There will be more than 1,000 boats that will be in Table Rock Lake, located in Kimberling City. Not far ahead is Downtown Branson, where you can experience the rich history of Branson.

Kimberling City’s Fireburst Fireworks Show is not one to miss. You can go to Indian Point near West Branson to have the best view of this parade of colors in the sky. If you want to witness the fireworks show by boat, you better plan ahead of your day in Branson. There are boat rentals available but since it is a holiday, boat rentals sell like pancakes. You can also choose to bring your own boat and sail it in Table Rock Lake for a majestic view of the fireworks display. Lawn chairs should also be brought if you want to spend the night on land. The fireworks show begins at dusk on July 4, 2015. And the best part? Admission is free!

 

Turn your weekend from zero to hero by spending it in Kimberling City’s 28th Annual Fireburst Fireworks Show. For your convenience in rushing your weekend plans, choose Thousand Hills Golf Resort as your lodging place. It has various options for you whether you are going as a family or a couple, or even with a large group of friends, Thousand Hills has the right lodging place for you. Plus, it is also located just minutes away from Table Rock Lake and from Branson’s entertainment district. Inquire now by calling 1-877-262-0430.

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See Why Branson Christmases Can't Be Beat

Christmas in BransonChristmas is, according to the carol, the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas is the one time of year that features everything good – like visits from rarely seen family, decadent holiday goodies, gift giving and receiving, beautiful decorations, festive music, and more. Many people have special traditions that only come around during Christmastime, which have been passed down from generation to generation. Regardless of how you spend it, Christmas is always merry – and it is even merrier when it is a Branson Christmas! Get ready to start some new holiday traditions in Branson this year.

Lights: One of the most festive parts of Christmas is the lights – and there are certainly no Christmas light shortages in Branson! Not only can you cruise around the resident Branson neighborhoods to see wonderful home displays of lights, but you can partake in some of Branson’s own drive through Christmas light experiences too! The Trail of Lights at Shepherd of the Hills is one of the area’s most popular – with over a mile of Christmas lights, 3D life sized displays and great carols, there is something new for you to see around every turn. Finish up with a cup of hot chocolate and a ride up in the Inspiration Tower for a look at ALL the lights in Branson!

Shopping: If you still have some Christmas shopping to do, take advantage of all the great stores in Branson – everything from local shops to big box stores can be found around town! If there is an outdoor lover in your life, visit the Branson Bass Pro Shops on the Branson Landing – you will find everything from fishing poles to pocketknives to camo bedding here! For a fantastic selection of clothing stores that you won’t find anywhere else, head to the Tanger Outlet Mall – brands like Ann Taylor, Oshkosh and Nike can all be found here. And for a unique gift for someone who already has everything else, visit the Amish General Store! You will find a fun array of unique foods, spices, homemade furniture and more. There is sure to be something for everyone on your list (naughty or nice!) in Branson!

Activities: To get yourself in a real holiday spirit, there are plenty of Branson Christmas activities for you to enjoy. Silver Dollar City’s Old Time Christmas Festival is one of the most popular Christmas attractions around – you will experienced millions of Christmas lights, a five story special effects Christmas tree, a Christmas parade, and the chance to ride all of the park’s famous rides! Be sure to grab a cup of hot cocoa in between. White Flight at The Butterfly Palace is also a wonderful holiday activity – hundreds of white butterflies drift like snowflakes around this natural museum! Many of your favorite shows also happen to have a Christmas performance – check the local listings to see who is celebrating!

A Branson Christmas is one that will be remembered for years to come. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to experience an award winning Branson Christmas for yourself!

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Stay Cozy in a Cabin at Thousand Hills This Winter

Snow Covered cabin at Thousand HillsIf you have had the opportunity to visit Branson during the winter months before, you probably discovered that the Ozarks in wintertime are a little bit on the chilly side! Branson can be beautiful when it is bathed in winter sunshine, or blanketed with fluffy white snow, but there can be some other elements that accompany a winter wonderland that are not quite so pleasant – like cold wind, sleet, semi-melted snow, ice storms, and below zero temperatures. With weather like this, you will definitely want to have a warm place to hunker down during your winter visit to Branson. Luckily for you, the cabins at Thousand Hills make a cozy place to spend the winter!

Cabins in wintertime conjure up nostalgic images that include cozy fireplaces, warm blankets, and time spent with family - and with a Branson cabin at Thousand Hills, you can make those images a reality! With cabins that sleep two, to cabins that sleep up to twelve people, you can have a cozy getaway for your entire extended family, or just you and your sweetheart. And when you stay in a Branson cabin, you don’t have to worry about getting snowed in (which can happen often in the Ozarks!); the Thousand Hills cabins are just as comfortable and well-equipped as your own home!

The cozy, homey amenities featured in the Thousand Hills Branson cabins will make your headquarters away from home a place of refuge from the winter cold! Your cabin will come with a fully equipped kitchen for making hearty meals like soup and chili, or whipping up a batch of rich, steaming hot cocoa for enjoying with a family breakfast. A television in all bedrooms, plus a DVD player can provide hours of entertainment in case you get snowed into your Branson cabin! A pull-out sofa sleeper can quickly become a cozy fort for little ones in the spacious cabin living rooms. A washer and dryer are provided in case you need to dry out damp, snowy clothes; soaps, detergent, and all the linens you and your family will need are also provided. And to top it all off, a Jacuzzi in your Branson cabin will be a great way to warm up after a cool, wintery day around town!

When you are ready to leave the coziness of your Branson cabin and venture out into town, you won’t have far to go – folks who stay in the Thousand Hills cabins love their close proximity to all the major attractions in Branson! If you want to head to the Outlet Malls to get some warm winter accessories, get some hot, local food, or sit in a warm theater for one of Branson’s many popular shows, they are all right around the corner!

If you are planning a winter visit to Branson, don’t hesitate to book one of the fantastic cabins at Thousand Hills – it will be one of the coziest stays in Branson that you will ever have!

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An American Classic Lives On

There are many classic Branson shows on Highway 76 – known as ‘The Strip,’ to locals. Around each bend in the road, you will find landmark theaters that boast famous live entertainment shows for all to enjoy. But perhaps one of the most classic, and most noticeable, and most famous live entertainment shows along The Strip in Branson, is Legends in Concert, which makes its home in Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater. This theater is certainly a landmark around town. If you will be visiting Branson anytime soon – or are already here! – be sure to plan a visit to the American Bandstand Theater. It will be an experience to remember!

Legends in Concert BransonDick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater is set to make your concert experience a memorable one. The first thing you will notice about the theater is the impressive front entrance – with a throwback to theaters of old, the front of the American Bandstand Theater is one of the first things that makes it a landmark along The Strip! Once you are inside, the theater becomes one of the best places for a show in Branson – holding 970 comfortable seats, with state-of-the-art technology and great projection, it is certainly easy to see why ‘there’s not a bad seat in the house!’ And then, of course, there is the famous show that graces this famous stage…

Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater plays host to one of Branson’s most beloved shows: Legends in Concert. This show has been rocking the crowds for thirty years, and brings to life some of music’s most beloved stars – literally! Legends in Concert is the largest live celebrity tribute show in the world; talented performers that look and sound like the stars spend hours crafting their techniques and mannerisms until they perfect them to perform for you! The celebrity look-alikes and sound-alikes are accompanied at the show by a live orchestra and some of the best backup singers and dancers in the business, along with stunning costumes and special effects to wow the crowds again and again. You will experience (almost!) performances from Adele, Elvis Presley, Garth Brooks, Johnny Cash, the Blues Brothers, Brittany Spears, Diana Ross, The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, and more!

If you are looking for a bite to eat before or after this astounding live entertainment show, just step on over to Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Grill! This nostalgic diner style restaurant is chock full of Dick Clark memorabilia and gold records, so you will have plenty to entertain you while you wait for your meal!

Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater is one of Branson’s best. Book your tickets now to see Legends in Concert at the American Bandstand Theater – it will be an experience to remember!

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Christmas Lights Come to Branson

Everybody loves Christmas lights. Before you know it the holiday season will be in full swing, Christmas lights will begin to appear almost everywhere you look. They flash white, blue, green and red, and you can find them hanging from gutters, wrapped around trees, or winking merrily from shop windows and storefronts. If you are in Branson this holiday season, and you happen to love Christmas lights (but let’s face it, who doesn’t!), you are in luck – there are many wonderful Branson Christmas lights and displays for you to enjoy! So grab some cocoa and some family and friends, and take a cruise around town to see some of the festive lights that will come to Branson this winter!

Shepherd of the Hills Trail of Lights:

One of the most popular displays of Branson Christmas lights is, without question, the Trail of Lights of Shepherd of the Hills. Open during November and December, this spectacular light display with draw you into a winter wonderland! The drive through light display will take you through the heart of the historic homestead, down ‘The Trail That Nobody Knows How Old,’ and winds through different themed lands ranging in variety from outer space, to the beach. You will also get to peek inside the ‘Christmas boxes’ to see what life-size characters are doing inside! Holiday music will accompany your tour – you will end up at the Inspiration Tower, so be sure to take the elevator up for a look at ALL the Branson Christmas lights!

Branson Area Festival of Lights:

Christmas Lights at Silver Dollar CityFor a breathtaking array of some of Branson’s best Christmas lights, take your family through the Branson Area Festival of Lights! This mile long path of holiday joy is illuminated with over one hundred fifty displays, and is open daily from dusk to 11pm, during the months of November and December. This wonderful drive through display from North Pole Productions is sure to be the start of a treasured Branson family Christmas tradition!

Silver Dollar City’s Old Time Christmas Festival:

Want to see 5 million Christmas lights all lit up at once? Then head down to SDC’s Old Time Christmas Festival! The park will be all aglow with Christmas magic everywhere you look. You will marvel at the five story music, lights, and special effects synched Christmas tree, catch shows only seen during the holidays, enjoy the traditional Christmas parade, and catch a glimpse of 1,000 decorated trees dotted throughout the park. This is one trip to Silver Dollar City you won’t want to miss!

Branson Landing:

Even the Branson Landing is all decked out for Christmastime! As you browse the shops and sample the great food, you can admire the lakeside shopping center in all of its holiday glory – while getting some Christmas shopping done, too!

Branson Christmas lights are sure to fill your holiday season with happiness. Don’t limit yourself to just these displays, though – take an evening drive through some of Branson’s residential neighborhoods and see how the locals are decked out for Christmas as well!

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Wet and Wild Adventures in White Water

 

 

Many of you have known Branson to be a haven for live music shows. It is no surprise since it is the live entertainment capital of the world. People mostly come to Branson for the live music shows and concerts, but if you want to make the most out of your trip to Branson, you should read more on the other exciting activities and attractions in the area.

One such attraction that you should not miss out on is White Water. This water park and playground is perfect to beat the summer heat. Yes, you can still have fun while you are under the sun! White Water is part of the Silver Dollar City family of attractions. Silver Dollar City has been the most popular theme park in Branson, and it is also expanding its list of attractions to further give enjoyment to its guests.

White Water is filled with more than 2 million gallons of water in the entirety of its 13-acre glory. Rides and attractions are for all ages. No one too young or too old to get that summer splash in White Water. The most popular rides are Aloha River, Kalani Towers, and Coconut Cove. Get to know more about these rides. First, the Aloha River will take you on a relaxing float ride through a South Pacific themed paradise. This 800 foot long family friendly ride will let you enjoy fountains, geysers, and a 30 feet tall tiki tower. The Kalani Towers is also one of the top rides. Take on a sliding adventure in the Kalani Towers with its 2 lanes for freefall body surfing and 4 lanes for racing against your family and friends. Slide down at speeds of 40 mph in this 7.5 story ride. Last but not the least, the Coconut Cove is for the kids to enjoy. It has slides, interactive sprays, shooting nozzles, and other cool water games – all these are in a shallow pool to ensure your child’s safety.

The rides in White Water are not the only attractions in the place. You can also have a satisfying food trip in White Water, thanks to the four eateries within the park. Grab something to snack on in Big Island Marketplace, High Tide Hannah’s Island Café, Surf’s Up Snacks, and Island Delights.

 

White Water is located just off Highway 76, and is open from May to August. You can buy season passes in White Water, and you can also avail of group discounts. Visit www.bransonwhitewater.com for more information on tickets and promos. Meanwhile, for your lodging place in Branson, go to Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort. This place is perfect since it is very near White Water – you get to have a nice, long rest after a whole day of adventure. Thousand Hills also has several lodging options for families, couples, and large groups. For more information, call 1-877-262-0430. 

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