As one of the most famous vacation destinations in the Midwest, Branson Missouri certainly lives up to it by offering the guests a lot of activities and attractions to enjoy. There are theme parks, nature parks, TriLakes Area, museums, restaurants, and outlet malls. With all these places to go to, you would want to take a complete tour of Branson to see everything there is to be seen.
If you want to see all these attractions in Branson in just one place, then head on up to the Inspiration Tower at the Shepherd of the Hills Homestead. This place is the second highest point in the whole state of Missouri, and from here, you can have a 360 degree view of the Ozarks. On a clear day, you can even see all the way across the state line to Arkansas. This Inspiration Tower is very hard to miss when you are in Branson. It is tall enough to be seen from a lot of locations around Branson. The only way to get to the tower is through the Shepherd of the Hills Homestead, where you can drive through the Shepherd of the Hills Expressway to the top of the tower. The tower is 230 feet tall, and will definitely give you a breathtaking view of Branson.
Built in 1989 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Harold Bell Wright’s first visit to the Homestead, the Tower was to serve as a landmark on the horizon to Wright’s Inspiration Point. The Inspiration Point is where Wright set up his first campsite on the homestead. Up to the present times, the Inspiration Tower still serves as a tourist attraction for those who want to get a good view of the entire city of Branson. Going to Branson this holiday season is the perfect time to be on top of the Inspiration Tower because you can see the entire city of Branson enveloped in Christmas lights and displays. It is a truly breathtaking sight to be in the Inspiration Tower. The tower is lit up like a giant Christmas tree with thousands of Christmas lights.
The Inspiration Tower at Shepherd of the Hills Homestead is open to all anytime of the year from 9 AM to 5 PM. Aside from the great view at the top of the tower, you can also enjoy the specialty gift shop at the ground level. There is also a snack shop to fill your tummy if you get hungry on your trip. Plan your trip to Branson’s Inspiration Tower now. For convenience, book your stay at Thousand Hills Golf Resort so you can stay close to Branson’s attractions. For inquiries and reservations on Thousand Hills’ lodging options, call 1-877-262-0430.