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Three Bedroom Branson Condominiums For Your Budget Trip

 

Everybody wants a grand vacation, but the major drawback is the amount of money to be spent. Good news for you, because you can have a luxury vacation in Branson Missouri and come home with big savings! Turn your budget trip into a luxurious one in Branson!

Branson Missouri has long been known for its live music shows and attractions. People always flock to Branson no matter what month or season for the world-class entertainment, dining, and shopping experience. It all happens in the famous 76 Music Boulevard, also known as the Strip. With all these attractions and activities in Branson, one day will certainly not be enough for you to experience everything. While you are in Branson, make the most out of it by renting a three bedroom Branson condominium with your family and friends.

The three bedroom Branson condominium at the Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort lets you stay close to the Strip, and it also lets you stay in the warmth of nature. With Thousand Hills located just minutes away from the entertainment and shopping district, theme parks, restaurants, and museums, you can maximize your time and have more opportunities to enjoy all the perks that come with renting a three bedroom Branson condo.

Your rental of the condo unit already comes with a fully furnished bedroom, complete with luxury bedding which includes triple sheeting and lots of pillows. You can also use the sofa sleeper, making the three bedroom condo a convenient space for 8 people. The televisions in all bedrooms are all equipped with cable channels and HBO. You can also enjoy free wireless internet and DVD player so you can be entertained and you won’t have to miss out on the important updates from the online world even if you are on a vacation. The condo also features a fully equipped kitchen. It has all the major appliances needed, with dishes, glasses, pots, and pans. Other amenities in Thousand Hills which you can use are fitness center, seven swimming pools, sports court, tennis court, and children’s play center.

The Branson condominiums offer a great deal for you when you are travelling with a large group. It also gives you the homey space that you need. Thousand Hills is located in the heart of Highway 76, so you are just a few steps away from the famous shows and attraction of Branson. But staying close to the city does not mean you can’t get the peace and quiet you want. Thousand Hills lodging places are secluded enough for you not to be disturbed by the city noise.

 

Call 1-877-262-0430 now and reserve your very own three bedroom Branson condo. Start planning your visit to Branson now!

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It’s A Good Day to be Out in the TriLakes Area

 

One of the many things that Branson can brag about is its outdoors. More than the live music shows which made this place famous as the Live Entertainment Capital of the World, the adventure seekers have turned to Branson to have a grand time with the gifts of nature. One popular place that people often visit in Branson during this time of the year is the TriLakes Area.

The TriLakes Area serves as a home to three of Branson’s most beautiful lakes – Table Rock Lake, Bull Shoals Lake, and Lake Taneycomo. People frequent these lakes because of the various water activities that they can enjoy such as boating, jet skiing, parasailing, kayaking, wakeboarding, swimming, fishing, and many more. The TriLakes Area is also a great spot for picnic with the family. Whether you may be an adventure junkie, sports enthusiasts, or anything, you are sure to have a good time in the TriLakes Area in Branson.

Table Rock Lake is a man-made lake that is located 10 miles from Branson’s entertainment district – the famed Highway 76 Strip. It is also here in Table Rock where you can find some of the country’s top bass fishing. You can catch largemouth, smallmouth, Kentucky spotted bass, white bass, and rock bass in Table Rock Lake. Some of the state record holders were also caught here in Table Rock Lake, like the 5 pound, 6 ounce record white bass and the 7 pound, 8 ounce record spotted bass.

Another large lake is the Bull Shoals Lake. You can enjoy houseboat rentals, recreation and world-class fishing in this lake. Bull Shoals has been hosting several regional and national fishing tournaments, which serve as an added attraction aside from boating, jet skiing, and other water sports in the lake. Some of the state record holders from Bull Shoals Lake are the 13 pound, 14 ounce largemouth, the 51 pound striped bass, and a 21 pound, 1 ounce walleye. The underdeveloped shores of Bull Shoals Lake make it an excellent fishing spot for some father-and-son bonding activity, or for competitive fishing, too.

Last but not the least, Lake Taneycomo also gives Branson tourists additional enjoyment. Lake Taneycomo is a cold water haven for trout, and it also serves as a breathtaking backdrop for Downtown Branson. This lake is also the spot where cruises and boat tours depart, so if you want a unique and fun tour of Branson, you can always go here and join the tours.

 

The TriLakes Area in Branson is a sight to behold. Plan your trip now to experience the lakes during the spring season. For your lodging needs in Branson, choose Thousand Hills Golf Resort for comfort and convenience. Thousand Hills is located near Table Rock Lake and Highway 76. For reservations and inquiries, call 1-877-262-0430.

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A Branson Vacation is the Perfect Mothers’ Day Treat

 

Branson Missouri is a place that people frequent because of the many activities and attractions in the area. People of all ages will also enjoy the live music shows, theme parks, shopping malls, restaurants, and nature parks. People can also have a grand time with the festivals happening in the area. No matter what time of the year you get to visit Branson, you will always find a celebration waiting for you.

This May, bring along the first woman you have loved in your life for one wonderful treat in Branson. Our mothers deserve all the best, and that is why a trip to Branson will be the perfect gift for someone as special as your mom. Celebrate Mothers’ Day in Branson this May 10, 2015 and enjoy all the activities and attractions. Mothers can also bring along the entire family if she wants to treat the kids, since all of the attractions here are suitable for all ages. Plan your Mothers’ Day trip to Branson by keeping in mind these must-visit places. You can enjoy brunches by the TriLakes Area because there will be several restaurants that will be offering a special menu for Mothers’ Day. These restaurants also offer a very relaxing ambiance brought about by the lakes in Branson, which all mothers will truly enjoy.

Branson is called the Live Entertainment Capital of the World because of the live music shows. Treat your mom to a show featuring songs from her favorite artists by the local talents of Branson. Some of the family friendly shows that you can catch are The Presleys, The Baldknobbers, The Cat’s Pajamas, Dixie Stampede, The Haygoods, Mickey Gilley, and a lot more. These musicians will not only entertain you with their musical prowess, but you will also find yourself laughing with their antics onstage. Museums in Branson are also good places to visit to make for an interesting trip. Visit the Titanic Museum in Branson, Hollywood Wax Museum, Veterans Memorial Museum, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum for a fun and memorable way of learning new stuff – from the Titanic to the Hollywood stars, Branson can give all that to you.

Other activities that you can do to spend Mothers’ Day are playing golf and shopping. Your mom may be a novice at golf or a pro golfer, but worry not since Branson golf courses can offer the right set for any skill level. Lastly, who doesn’t love to shop? Moms will be surely delighted to find that there are big discounts that await them in Branson outlet malls. Malls such as Tanger Outlet Center, Branson Landing, Branson Craft Mill Village, and a lot more will let you score great finds at the lowest prices.

 

Spend Mothers’ Day in Branson now and have a great time with your moms and family. For lodging concerns, go to Thousand Hills Golf Resort where you can avail of various lodging options. Thousand Hills is also situated close to Branson’s entertainment district, making it more convenient for you. For reservations, call 1-877-262-0430.

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Wonderful World-Fest Celebration in Branson

 

It’s not yet too late for you to experience one of the largest international festivals in America. In Branson Missouri, not only will you get to witness the spectacular live music shows and plays that the place has become famous for; you also get to participate in several exciting festivals in the area. It does not matter what time of the year you get to visit Branson, because you are sure to have a festival waiting for you.

The celebration may have started but it hasn’t ended yet because World-Fest in Branson is still ongoing until May 3, 2015. Come and join the celebration of the diversity of cultures in World-Fest, a festival hosted by Silver Dollar City. Silver Dollar City is known to be one of Branson’s most famous theme parks. It is famous for its thrilling rides and also for the shows that provide the guests with a breather from all the excitement in the park. This theme park is also hosting several festivals all throughout the year. This May, you can catch the World-Fest, which aims to unite seven continents into one festival.

Lots of tourists often come back to World-Fest year after year, simply because this festival always has something new to offer to everyone. Every year, you can expect World-Fest to give you fresh talents and cuisines from different countries and cultures. Watch out for the special performances this year from talents like Ireland The Show, Cirque Zuma Zuma, Ansambel Navihanke, Stix of Steel, Island Fire, Ecuador Manta, and a lot more. Aside from the shows, you can also enjoy the food. Try different cuisine like Italian calzones, chicken fajitas, tiramisu torte, and many more. Experience the world, even without leaving the Ozarks – that’s a promise by the World-Fest to you. No wonder it is hailed to be America’s largest international festival.

Even with the World-Fest going on, you can still enjoy the rides and attractions in Silver Dollar City. In fact, Silver Dollar City has just opened a new ride called “Tom & Huck’s Riverblast”. This ride is America’s biggest water battle, and if you visit Branson in the first week of May, you will be just in time for the conclusion of the World-Fest and the opening of this new awesome ride.

 

A day in Branson is not enough to experience all the fun and adventure that it has in store for you. If you are planning to stay in Branson for two days or more, avail of the best lodging options in Branson – Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort. Thousand Hills is located very near Silver Dollar City so you get to be close to the festival. The lodging areas in Thousand Hills are enveloped with the tranquility of nature so you would not be disturbed by the city noise. Make Thousand Hills your partner in a memorable Branson trip. Call 1-877-262-0430 now for inquiries and reservations.

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Springtime in a Branson Golf Course

 

The season of spring is a wonderful time to visit Branson. While Branson is famous worldwide for its live music shows, springtime introduces you to all the fun activities by the Branson outdoors. The outdoors are your other option for fun under sun, while the heat is not that scorching yet just like in the summer. Music lovers, thespians, adventure seekers, and even sports enthusiasts are the frequent visitors of Branson all year round. If you think that sports in Branson is something that should not be in the spotlight, then you should try the out the sports scene in Branson to appreciate it.

One of the famous sports in Branson is golf. Branson is home to the best golf courses in the Midwest. In fact, the golf courses in Branson have garnered lots of awards. One of the famous Branson golf course is located in Thousand Hills Golf Resort. This Branson golf course is considered to be the most popular across town. It was rated 4-stars by Golf Digest magazine and it was also voted by the readers of Springfield News-Leader as the Best of the Ozarks for Branson Golf Courses for a lot of times already. Whether you are one who is trying out golf for the first time, or one who is very adept in the sport already, you can always trust Thousand Hills to give you a challenge and to help you improve your skills.

Thousand Hills Golf Course has three separate sets of tees to cater to different golf skill levels. This 18-hole golf course-par 64 has one par 5 hole, eight par 4 holes, and nine par 3 holes. The slope ratings are as follows: Blue 125, White 116, and Red 113. You can also avail of Yamaha carts with GPS for free, and you can rent golf equipment also in Thousand Hills. You can even hire a professional golfer to help you amp up your golf skills. As you play along, not only will you learn to love golf, but you will definitely fall in love with the location, too. Traverse through beautiful hardwood forests, unique rock formations, Ozark streams, and other wonders of nature as you play golf. With these treats from nature, you would not even think that the golf course of Thousand Hills is just minutes away from Lake Taneycomo and Table Rock Lake, and also from Highway 76 – Branson’s entertainment district.

 

You are in for a lovely stay in Branson. If you are looking for a lodging place, Thousand Hills also offers nightly rentals of Branson log cabins, golf front condos, and lakefront condos. Reserve your unit now by calling 1-877-262-0430.

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Be With the Stars in the Hollywood Wax Museum

 

Have you ever dreamed of being with the Hollywood stars? Have you ever wanted to have a photo with the stars? If you did, then a visit to Branson is what you need to plan for. No, you will not meet the Hollywood stars in person. But Branson adds a twist to that – you get to meet the wax versions of your favorite Hollywood stars!

One of Branson’s most famous museums is the Hollywood Wax Museum, where it houses life sized wax figures of your favorite Hollywood stars from the past and the present. Who says you can’t have a picture with the legendary performer anymore? Branson’s Hollywood Wax Museum makes it possible for you to have photos with the Hollywood legends who passed away. Photos with these stars could be considered as rare nowadays. These photos are also worth sharing to the world! In this museum, you can also find the present actors and actresses who are considered as Hollywood’s greats.

The Hollywood Wax Museum started out in the 19909s as a family business. This place in Branson has become much of an attraction that it is now considered as one of the most visited places in the area. This wax museum is the only place in Branson that is totally dedicated to the celebrities. Due to the place’s popularity, it has expanded already. Now, you will not find the celebrities made of candle material anymore. You can also find other attractions in this museum. One of which is the Castle of Chaos. The Castle of Chaos has become a major hit with the teenagers! This attraction features a haunted video game ride with special effects that will surely make you scream your hearts out! You and your fellow riders in the Castle of Chaos can also engage in a gun battle against the evil ghouls in the game. Another attraction in the Hollywood Wax Museum is Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors. In this attraction, you get to experience getting lost in a maze, but don’t get lost for too long because the main point of the maze is to save Princess Hannah.

Branson’s Hollywood Wax Museum is open everyday of the year – that’s right, no season breaks! You have every day, every week, every month to capture great photos with the Hollywood stars you like! Plan that trip to Branson now, to experience more about this unique museum. For the Branson locals, you can also make the Hollywood Wax Museum as your birthday destination because it offers free admission for those who are celebrating their birthday!

Wax is definitely not just for the candles. Wax can make stars, too. Make the most out of your vacation and visit Branson’s Hollywood Wax Museum!

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The Best Places to Dine in Branson

 

You might have heard about Branson as being the best family vacation destination in the Midwest. Branson is also known to be the live entertainment capital of the world. The best way to get to know more about Branson is by visiting. And once you visit Branson, you will see that there is more to Branson than the live music shows and attractions.

Branson is also about great food. For people who are looking for a great place to dine but do not know where to go yet, Branson is definitely perfect for you. You will be treated to a wide array of choices for the kind of dish that catches your fancy. Whether you are craving for some home cooking or a sumptuous gourmet meal, Branson has it for you! Find out where you can dine in Branson as you read along.

If you are seriously craving for steak, Branson has a lot of restaurants where you can treat yourself to the best steaks in town. One place you can go to is Lone Star Steakhouse and Salon, located in Thousand Hills Golf Resort. This restaurant serves really big portions so make sure you come with a big appetite! Another good steakhouse you can visit in Branson is Texas Land and Cattle Steakhouse. Treat yourself to some Texas goodness with the unique recipes in this steakhouse. Aside from steaks, this restaurant also brings you seafood dishes!

If you are craving for some more seafood dishes, Branson also has the best seafood restaurants for you to dine in. First off, there is the Red Lobster which is always a refreshing seafood place for everyone. You can have any seafood you crave for in this restaurant – and you can have it fresh too! Branson also gives you another place that offers fresh seafood. Come on down to Joe’s Crab Shack with the whole family to experience seafood dishes that kids and adults will surely enjoy. Joe’s Crab Shack’s ambiance is also a plus since it is overlooking Lake Taneycomo, which is one of Branson’s most beautiful lakes.

You can also taste some good barbecue recipes when you dine in Branson. For one, there is Famous Dave’s BBQ, which offers its legendary barbecue and ribs. Famous Dave’s BBQ is located in Branson Landing. This would be a good place to visit after doing your shopping in Branson Landing.  

There are also other restaurants to satisfy any craving of yours. There is Garfield’s Restaurant and Pub for gatherings with the whole family or with your group of friends. This restaurant offers diverse cuisine so go take a gastronomic adventure in this place! A restaurant called Cantina Laredo is also famous for its Mexican dishes. You don’t need to go far to experience authentic Mexican cooking. All you have to do now is visit Branson Landing and dine in Cantina Laredo.

There are still a lot more restaurants in Branson. Come over now and explore them! We are sure that you will not get disappointed. 

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Spend Your Spring Date in a One Bedroom Branson Cabin

 

A romantic vacation is best spent in the popular vacation destination in the Midwest – Branson Missouri. Branson is the perfect dating destination for you and your special someone because of the many activities and attractions in the area. You will surely find lots of things to do, and you will have a memorable time since there won’t be any dull moment with your sweetheart.

Branson is famous for its live music shows, which is why it has been named as the Live Entertainment Capital of the World. Lots of tourists have been going back to Branson every chance they get because of the world-class entertainment and the breathtaking outdoors. Have a romantic adventure with your loved one by choosing to visit Branson.

If you want the perfect place to stay in Branson, choose a place where the romantic air is still very much on. Choose Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort. Located near Highway 76, Branson’s entertainment district, Thousand Hills offers its guests various lodging options to choose from. If you are visiting Branson as a couple, your best bet would be the one bedroom Branson cabins in Thousand Hills. You are guaranteed a convenient and comfortable stay by being in the city of Branson and also by being close to nature. The cabins in Thousand Hills are located in a secluded wooded area in the Ozarks. With this, you are sure to have the privacy and the tranquility that you need for a nice rest. The location of the cabins are also very near shopping places such as Tanger Outlet Center.

The one bedroom Branson log cabins in Thousand Hills may be rustic in nature, but it never misses out to give you the best amenities for a memorable stay. The cabins are made of Colorado cut spruce logs to exude that rustic vibe. Each unit is over 675 feet, and the highlight of the place is the large, two-person Jacuzzi tub in the open living area of the cabin. You get to enjoy a fully furnished bedroom, complete with luxurious and comfortable beddings. For your entertainment needs, you have an expansive living area with TV and DVD player. The TV is also equipped with premium cable channels so you and your loved one will still stay up-to-date with the latest happenings. There is also free wireless internet so you can stay connected to your online circle. You can also prepare a romantic dinner with the cabin’s fully furnished kitchen. The cabin also has front and back porches wherein you can spend quality time together.

 

This spring season, stay in a one bedroom Branson cabin when you come over to visit. Plan your trip to Branson now and call 1-877-262-0430 for reservations and inquiries in Thousand Hills. 

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A Branson Tour Aboard the Branson Scenic Railway

 

Branson Missouri has become one of the main vacation destinations in the Midwest. Aside from the live music shows and theme parks which made the place famous, there are also the many added attractions in the area. It is really fitting to have a tour of Branson Missouri so you get to see the entire city and the surrounding wonders of nature in Branson.

Branson offers its tourists fun ways to tour the entire city. One such tour that you should try when in Branson is the Branson Scenic Railway. This is not your ordinary tour because the Branson Scenic Railway will truly give you something to remember. Back in 1902, it was said that the city of Branson began to see major developments since the railroad was finished. The city of Branson then became more accessible to tourists, and the tourism also began to flourish. The Branson Scenic Railway began having daily train excursions since 1993, using a commercial railroad line. The routes of the train go either north or south, to be determined just before the train leaves the station. If you chance upon the northern route, it will take you as far as Ganela, Missouri in the James River Valley. The southern route, on the other hand, goes to Arkansas. As you go through your tour, you will see traces of communities that existed many years ago, and trestles and tunnels in the southwest Missouri.

Today, the Branson Scenic Railway treats the passengers to a full 40 mile roundtrip in the Ozark Mountains for 3 to 4 times daily. You can see locations that are inaccessible by car, boat, and other modes of transportation. Each trip in the train takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes, and the trip also has a train conductor aboard to give the passengers a quick lesson on the history of the Ozarks. The train itself is also comfortable enough to give you a first-class experience in your tour of the Ozarks. The Branson Scenic Railway is available for tours from March to December. During April to October, the Scenic Railway also offers a dinner train on Saturdays, which requires reservations. Each ticket to the dinner train is $56 for all ages. For the regular excursions, the tickets are $26 for those of 13 years and above, and $15.50 for children ages 3 to 12. Trips of Branson Scenic Railway depart from the historic depot in downtown Branson at 206 East Main Street across Branson Landing. Reserve your tickets now by calling 1-800-2-TRAIN-2 (287-2462). You can also go to www.bransontrain.com for tickets.

 

Your vacation in Branson would be much more perfect by choosing the right lodging place. Choose Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort and have the luxurious experience of staying in the heart of Branson. Stay in a log cabin, golf front home, or in a lakefront condo, and be just minutes away from all the hip happenings in Branson. For more information on lodging and for reservations, call 1-877-262-0430.

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A Whole New Experience in Dewey Short Visitors Center

 

Branson Missouri, aside from being well-known for its live music shows and theaters, has also gained lots of loyal tourists because of its magnificent outdoors. One thing in particular is the TriLakes Area in Branson. The TriLakes Area is a collection of three beautiful lakes, one of which is the man-made lake Table Rock Lake. Made for flood control purposes, Table Rock Lake has become more than just that. It also offers water activities for the tourists, and it also became the site where one of Branson’s biggest shopping centers rose – the Dewey Short Visitors Center.

Dewey Short Visitors Center is located directly off of Highway 156. This place is named after Congressman Dewey Jackson Short who was the biggest supporter of the Table Rock Dam. When you visit Dewey Short Visitors Center, you can still learn more about the Congressman and his vision. You can find the building perched on the shores of the lake. Since its opening in April 2012, the Dewey Short Visitors center has been known as the “crown jewel” of Table Rock Lake. There is an outdoor viewing deck, walking path, and a small rock garden with a wooden bridge. Inside the Visitors center, you can find a theater and The Discovery Shop, which is also one of the unique gift shops in Ozarks. Here you can find jewelries, wood carvings, hats, shirts, Table Rock themed items, puzzles, books, postcards, and a lot more. This is the best place to shop for souvenir items for yourself and for your loved ones back home.

On the first floor of the Dewey Short Visitors Center, you can find a history of the dam in the wall murals and displays. You can also learn more about the Indians who once lived in the area through the Native American artifact exhibit. A quick lesson about how the dam works can also be found here. Not only that, the displays are also a delight to those who love the aquatic life. You can see fishes, birds and others that you can possibly spot in Table Rock Lake. After all these, try being in the viewing deck to take great photos of the Table Rock Dam.

Dewey Short Visitors Center is certainly a must-visit place. For your Branson visit, make sure you stay in a convenient and comfortable place. Stay in Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort where you get to choose from log cabins, golf homes, and lake condos. Thousand Hills will complete your Branson experience. It doesn’t hurt, too, that it is located close to Branson’s entertainment District and Dewey Visitors Center. Reserve a unit now by calling 1-877-262-0430.

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