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Find the Best Branson MO Lodging for your Christmas Vacation

 

Your vacation in Branson MO is sure to be a great one since there are lots of new activities and attractions for you this Christmas season. Prepare for even more spectacular live music shows as the performers go all out for their Christmas performances. People can also enjoy the different events hosted by theme parks, nature parks, and other attractions.

You can take a tour around Branson to see the Branson Area Festival of Lights. You can also have an adventure with the whole family as you go to Branson’s premier theme park, Silver Dollar City. Silver Dollar City hosts the Old Time Christmas festival. Of course, there are a lot more Christmas activities that you can enjoy. But first things first, will you enjoy as much when you get to your lodging place in Branson?

Thousand Hills Golf Resort can say yes to that. Thousand Hills offers you various lodging options so you can choose whatever best suits you and your family for your vacation. It is located close to Branson’s entertainment district and shopping malls. Watching your favorite Branson shows and doing your early Christmas shopping has never been any easier than this! Choose from the best Branson MO lodging – Branson cabins, Branson condos, and Branson Table Rock Lake condos.

For those who are going for the secluded and rustic atmosphere, the Branson cabin is perfect for you. For those who wants to a sea of green for their unit, you can have a Branson condo. This is perfect also especially for golf lovers since the units are a short walk away from the prized golf course of Thousand Hills. People who like to chill in the morning air and live in luxury can get the Branson Table Rock Lake condo. These lakefront condos in Branson MO are definitely one of the most popular options compared to other hotels and resorts in Branson MO.

These lodging units already comes with a mini kitchen, separate living room, and a king sized. Your bathtime is also more relaxing with the Whirlpool Jacuzzi tub. As promised, you will also be entertained in these units since there is free high-speed wireless internet, cable TV with premium cable channels, and a lot more. Have the time of your life by getting a lodging place in Branson MO for your vacation. Whether you are going with your family, or with your special someone, you are sure to find the right home away from home for you. For inquiries and reservations, just dial 1-877-262-0430.

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Catch the 66th Annual Adoration Parade and Lighting Ceremony

 

Branson is known for being the best vacation spot in the Midwest because of the spectacular music shows, thrilling theme parks, and the best shopping malls and restaurants. It is also known to most of Branson’s visitors that it is one place where festivals are celebrated in a grand way. This Christmas season is no exception for a grandiose celebration in Branson.

Christmas is a holiday with a lot of traditions in Branson. The Branson locals take these holidays seriously and strive so that the tradition lives on. One of these celebrations is the Annual Adoration Parade and Lighting Ceremony. This year marks the 66th celebration of this ceremony. Branson guests from all over the country troop to Branson to support this event. The 66th Annual Adoration Parade and Lighting Ceremony takes place on December 7, 2014 at Historic Downtown Branson.

The ceremony starts with the annual lighting of the largest area for a nativity seen that you will ever see. This spot where the nativity scene is lit up also overlooks the Lake Taneycomo to add more beauty to the famous Christmas scene. After the lighting of the nativity scene, the whole ceremony comes to a close with a large community gathering. You will also witness a parade that will make your mood even more festive and joyous.

The 66th Annual Adoration Parade and Lighting Ceremony is for the people who believe in Christmas, and especially to the people who have lost faith in the meaning of Christmas. This inspirational community event will definitely bring back your childhood Christmas longing by showing everyone that togetherness is the goal of Christmas. It is in this event where people set aside their individual differences and come together to celebrate as one. This ceremony will also make you stop for a while in your busy schedule and let you reflect on the beauty of the nativity story. This is a night where everyone is a star.

Come and celebrate the Christmas season in Branson. To kick it off, you can start by going to the 66th Annual Adoration Parade and Lighting Ceremony in Historic Downtown Branson. Join the entire community as everyone celebrates the story of Christmas.

For your lodging needs on your Christmas vacation in Branson, choose Thousand Hills Golf Resort where you have a variety of choices for your lodging. It is also situated very close to Downtown Branson so coming to the parade and lighting ceremony will surely be a breeze for you. Thousand Hills is also located near the Ozark Mountains and Table Rock Lake, so you can feel relaxed and at peace with the cool ambiance set by nature. Call Thousand Hills now at 1-877-262-0430 for inquiries and reservations. 

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Winter with the White Flight

 

Branson is the best place in the Midwest for a vacation. No matter what season you may decide to visit, you are sure that Branson always has something up its sleeves to provide you with world-class entertainment. The entertainment prowess of this place called Branson; however, is not only confined to the live music shows of which it has been known worldwide for. Branson still has much to offer to you. Look no further because you are about to read one of Branson’s unique attractions and activities.

The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure is your sanctuary amidst the busy life of the city. As its name suggests, the Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure serves as a habitat to thousands of exotic butterflies with their specially designed aviaries. The environment in this nature park greatly mimics the natural habitat of the butterflies. Aside from the butterflies, people can also enjoy watching the exotic species of birds and plants. Aside from the Butterfly Palace, there is also the Living Rainforest Science Center where you can see unique animals like salamanders, poison dart frogs, giant cockroaches, and a lot more. Visitors can also learn about the rainforest ecosystem and the animals.

Starting this November 1, 2014 up to January 15, 2015, you can participate in the White Flight event at the Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure. This November, take advantage of the weather before the chill sets in as thousands of white tropical butterflies take flight in celebration of the seventh holiday season at The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure. You can also celebrate the Christmas season in this nature park. There is a live 18-foot tall Poinsettia Christmas Tree, living statues of angels, and traditional holiday music to awaken the Christmas spirit in everyone. Celebrate the Christmas season with the whole family in a very unique way by spending it in The Butterfly Palace.

Butterfly Palace allows you to go on a self-guided adventure and to be surrounded by thousands of red, white, green, and red butterflies. Your White Flight tour in the Butterfly Palace also includes an opportunity to watch a 45-minute documentary about the monarch migration, the Banyan Bungee Adventure, and also the chance to explore the Living Rainforest Science Center and the Emerald Forest Mirror Maze.

The Butterfly Palace is open all year round, from 9 AM to 5 PM, to the guests and locals of Branson. It is closed, however, on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Catch this nature park’s special holiday display along with White Flight, too. For more information, visit http://www.thebutterflypalace.com.

For your lodging needs, choose Thousand Hills Golf Resort for a variety of lodging places to choose from. It is also located close to the Butterfly Palace, so you can be home minutes after your White Flight adventure. Make your Branson experience memorable with The Butterfly Palace and Thousand Hills. For inquiries and reservations, call 1-877-262-0430. 

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Don't Miss the Old Time Christmas Celebration in Branson

 

Christmas is that time of the year when people spread good cheers. Christmas is also best celebrated with the family and your loved ones. This year, Branson makes your Christmas celebration even more exciting by giving you the Old Time Christmas celebration. Celebrate Christmas old school style and make memories with your loved one that will last forever.

The Old Time Christmas in Branson is hosted by the most famous theme park in the area, Silver Dollar City. This theme park is also home to several adrenaline pumping rides such as the Outlaw Run, Giant Swing, and a lot more. Silver Dollar City is also known to be hosting spectacular events and festivals all year round. Christmas season is no exception. In fact, it is Silver Dollar City's grandest festival of the year. The Old Time Christmas festival starts early November and ends on December 31. During this time, the entire theme park is lit up in Christmas lights and displays. In every corner pf the park, you will also find shops that sells unique Christmas items - perfect for gift shopping for your loved ones back home. Silver Dollar City is also known to have the best theme park food all over America so you can expect a gastronomic adventure as you celebrate Old Time Christmas.

You can see a magnificent light display at the entry point of the park that is called the “Christmas on Main Street”. At the center of it all, you will be in awe of the giant Christmas tree, which is approximately five stories tall. The Christmas tree itself is adorned with not less than 300,000 lights that lifts the Christmas spirits of everyone. Aside from the Town Square, you can also see lights displays in every turn in Silver Dollar City. To make your Christmas experience even more joyous, Christmas music is also played throughout the park so visitors can hear their all-time favorite Christmas songs, as well as the modern day Christmas carols.

If you think this is already enough treat for you, Silver Dollar City’s Old Time Christmas still has a lot more in store for you. The park also hosts Christmas-themed shows which are held in the park’s Opera House Theater. Some of the plays that you can catch are The Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and The Living Nativity. There is also an evening light parade which marches through the streets of Silver Dollar City twice every evening. You can also enjoy the thrilling rides of Silver Dollar City if the weather permits.

Visit Silver Dollar City now and have lasting memories with your loved ones as you celebrate the Old Time Christmas festival. 

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A Branson Condo for your Christmas Family Vacation

 

Every family vacation should be made memorable. You can always achieve this by going to a place where there are lots of family-friendly activities so you get to enjoy the same thing together. There’s one place you can always go to if you want an endless variety of fun and family-friendly activities and attractions – Branson Missouri. Branson, being the Live Entertainment Capital of the World, will give you a grand time with your family.

From live music shows to theme parks to unique Christmas celebrations, Branson is everyone’s best bet. Catch world-class artists and homegrown talents in Branson perform. Have fun in Branson’s theme parks such as Silver Dollar City and Tracks Family Fun Park. You can also choose to celebrate your Christmas with the whole family here since the place is also known for its unique celebrations of the important events. You just know that it is Christmas in Branson because of the Christmas lights and displays all over the city. Taking a tour around Branson to see all the lights is a great bonding activity for the whole family, too. A day in Branson will not suffice for you and the entire family to be able to enjoy everything it can offer. For your stay in Branson, make sure you get the right lodging place. Stay in Thousand Hills Golf Resort.

Thousand Hills, one of Branson’s most famous lodging places, gives you convenience as it is near Branson’s entertainment district, shopping malls, theme park and restaurants. It is also close to the lush greens of the Ozarks and to Table Rock Lake so you are assured of a very refreshing and relaxing ambiance in Thousand Hills. One of the most popular lodging options in Thousand Hills is the Branson condo. Choose from 1 bedroom to 5 bedroom units, Queen Suite, and the Jacuzzi King Suite. The maximum number of people that a Branson condo can accommodate ranges from 2 to 12. You can choose which type of Branson is most convenient for your vacation.

Renting a Branson condo already comes with high-class amenities. You can have access to a swimming pool, a private patio or deck, and a spacious living room for your family bonding activities. The bedrooms of these units also have a luxurious and comfortable bed for you to sleep on, and the bathroom has a whirlpool Jacuzzi tub. Each bedroom is equipped with a cable TV, and the living room has a DVD player. If you want to cook, you can also do so with the condo’s fully equipped kitchen. There is also free high-speed wireless internet in the condo unit so you can share to the whole world your wonderful stay in Branson.

Book your stay now in Thousand Hills before the Christmas rush sets in. For inquiries and reservations, just call 1-877-262-0430.

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The Branson Limousine Christmas Light Tour

 

Everyone wants their every Christmas season to be memorable. Spending Christmas with the whole family is a great way to celebrate the yuletide season, and to make lasting memories with each other. For fun, family-friendly activities, there is always that one place you can go to – Branson Missouri. Branson, known to be the ultimate vacation destination in the Midwest, is home to the most exciting live music shows, theme parks, and Christmas celebrations, too.

As early as November, a visit to Branson is already enough to make you feel like it is Christmas. The whole city of Branson is covered in Christmas lights and Christmas decors. You can also see several shops and outlet malls also getting into the early Christmas celebrations. Other tourist attractions in Branson such as the Shepherd of the Hills and Silver Dollar City also holds special pre-Christmas events that last until the end of December. Silver Dollar City, the city’s famous theme park, holds the Old Time Christmas festival, and Shepherd of the Hills Homestead treats the Branson guests to Trails of Lights in Branson. With all the lights shows in Branson, it is best to take a tour of the entire city to see all the light displays in the area. You can take your own car to tour Branson, or you can also take one of Branson’s grandest tours this Christmas – the Branson Limousine Christmas Light Tour.

Enjoy your Branson tour as you take a tour in luxury, starting on November 1 to December 31. Sit back and relax, while watching the Christmas Lights all over Branson. You can also enjoy a sparkling cider while listening to the Christmas music played in the limousine. Your Branson Limousine Christmas Light Tour also includes a tuxedoed chauffeur, non-alcoholic champagne, bottled water, and candy canes. Some of the places that you can go to are The Strip or Highway 76, Historic Downtown Branson, Branson landing Boulevard, Big Cedar Lodge, festive Branson neighborhoods, and the magnificent Branson Area Festival of Lights drive through display as sponsored by the Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce.

The Branson Limousine Christmas Light Tour is a perfect opportunity to spend quality time with your loved ones. This can be the perfect Christmas date with your special someone, or a Christmas treat for the whole family. Your Christmas vacation in Branson will surely be special with the Branson Limousine Christmas Light Tour.

Make your Branson vacation even more memorable by staying at Thousand Hills Golf Resort. Thousand Hills offers you various lodging options so you can choose whatever’s best for your situation. Thousand Hills is also located near Highway 76, Table Rock Lake, and the Ozark Mountains. This Christmas, you are in for one great adventure in Branson! Book your Christmas stay now by calling 1-877-262-0430.

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The Old Time Christmas at Branson MO

 

Christmas is just around the corner, and what better way to spend it than to add a new twist to your usual Christmas traditions. For one, you can spend Christmas in Branson MO and treat the whole family the Christmas-themed shows and attractions that are going on in Branson. Branson is home to the best theme parks in America so people of all ages will definitely enjoy here.

One such theme park in Branson is Silver Dollar City. It houses the most thrilling and exciting rides such as the Outlaw Run, the world’s most daring woodcoaster. There are also more than 40 shows per day that you can catch in Silver Dollar City. This Christmas, Silver Dollar City is bringing you the Old Time Christmas in Branson MO. This is a new way to celebrate Christmas as you spend time with you loved ones. The entire city of Branson is wrapped in Christmas lights and filled with Christmas displays, too. In total, there over 5 million lights in Silver Dollar City alone. Just imagine the grand sight of this theme park and the overflowing Christmas spirit it awakens in you. You can also see more than a thousand decorated Christmas trees, park trees in colored lights with LED icicles, a five-story Christmas tree that plays Christmas carols, and a lot more.

A lot of people spend Christmas in Silver Dollar City, with steaming mugs of hot chocolate as they stroll around the park. During Christmas, you can also do some shopping in Silver Dollar City as there more than a dozen shops in the theme park. You can find shops like Jingle Bell Junction, which features a variety of Christmas decors, 80’s themed trees, snow gloves, tablewares and other collectibles. There are also other shops where you can find stuffed animals, personalized gifts, and hundreds of other Christmas ornaments. You will surely find something for your loved ones here. Better start shopping now to avoid the Christmas rush in Silver Dollar City.

For this year’s Old Time Christmas celebration, Silver Dollar City is also introducing something new to its guests. The Rudolph’s Holly Jolly Christmas Light Parade will debut this year in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the original television special. There is also Lunch with Santa on Main Street where you can take a picture of your kids with Santa Claus and his helpers. To add more excitement in the park, there are new shows coming up this year like A Dickens’ Christmas Carol, Frosty, and It’s A Wonderful Life.

You are in for one exciting Christmas this year in Silver Dollar City’s Old Time Christmas. Book your trip to Branson now. For your lodging place, choose to stay in Thousand Hills Golf Resort so you can stay close to Silver Dollar City. You can even get ticket discounts in Silver Dollar City, too. For lodging inquiries and reservations, call -1800-232-0430.

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Get a Branson Cabin for the Ultimate Staycation

 

The real estate offerings in Branson Missouri are certainly one of the best there is in the Midwest. Living in Branson will open up to you a whole lot of opportunities for fun and excitement. The hard part is choosing which real estate to get in Branson. Choose Thousand Hills Golf Resort real estate because you deserve only the best. Thousand Hills real estate has become a leader in the real estate market in offering the people the newest and grandest homes in Branson.

One of the most popular real estate choices in Thousand Hills is the Branson cabin. The Branson cabins at Grand Mountains have gained much popularity, primarily because of its location. The cabins in Thousand Hills is located near the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. Living in these Branson cabins in Thousand Hills will give you comfort and convenience because you are practically just minutes away from Branson’s entertainment district. You can watch any show of your liking anytime you want to, plus you also get to be home just minutes after the show has ended. No more wasting time in traffic jams when you go home! Several outlet malls such as Tanger Center are within walking distance from these log cabins. The Cabins at Grand Mountains also promise you a breathtaking scenery of the Ozarks. Along with that comes the relaxing ambiance brought about by the calm surroundings.

These cabins in Thousand Hills are made of Colorado cut spruce logs to exude the rustic feels in the cabin’s façade. The natural setting of the Ozarks is well infused with the modern architecture of the cabin. Each cabin is also designed such that every unit has a touch of the magnificent scenery of the Ozark Mountain. The Cabins at Grand Mountain gives you an oasis amidst the busy city of Branson. Getting a home here will surely give you a break from all the hustles and bustles of the city, and take you to a silent sanctuary within Branson. You will definitely see the benefits of living in the most relaxing place in the city.

Make the right choice by having a Branson cabin in Thousand Hills. This is perfect for a new home, or a second home. This unique property in the Ozarks is also great for a home every family get together or a weekend retreat. You can choose from a two bedroom or three bedroom cabin, both at 1422 square feet. Go ahead and discover all the perks of living in the Live Entertainment Capital of the World and the ultimate vacation destination in the Midwest, too.

For reservations and inquiries about the Cabins at Grand Mountain in Thousand Hills, call 1-800-495-4653.

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Visit the Branson IMAX Entertainment Complex this December

 

Shopping in Branson is one of the most underrated activities in the area. Though it is often overshadowed by the other activities and attractions in Branson like the live music shows, theme parks, and a lot more. This month of December, shopping in Branson will surely take its own spotlight because of the unique and great finds that it offers the guests and locals of Branson. While Branson is home to a lot of outlet malls, one mall that definitely stands out is the Branson IMAX Entertainment Complex.

The Branson IMAX Entertainment Complex is a haven for movie geeks and enthusiasts. Even if you are just looking for a good place to watch a movie, then Branson IMAX Entertainment Complex is definitely for you. This place boasts of a giant IMAX screen which is six stories tall and 83 feet wide. The surround sound in the theater is also at par with the grand screen to give the audience an amazing movie experience. Some of the shows that you can catch in the Branson IMAX Entertainment Complex are the Rocky Mountain Express, Flight of the Butterflies, Tornado Alley, and Ozarks Legacy and Legend. Come December, you can witness Christmas-themed shows in the giant IMAX screen, too. If you want to watch the latest Hollywood blockbusters, the Elite Cinema III in IMAX Complex is the place to go. The theaters in the IMAX complex features a stadium-style seating with oversized seats and Tempur-pedic foam seat pads to ensure a comfortable viewing experience for you.

The Branson IMAX Entertainment Complex also hosts live shows throughout the year. You can catch shows in the Little Opry Theater. Some of the shows are Petersen Family Bluegrass Band, Johnny Cash Songbook, A Tribute to John Denver, Hank Williams Revisited, Smoke on the Mountain, and a lot more.

You can also do Christmas shopping for your loved ones in the specialty shops in Branson IMAX Complex. There are 17 shops to help you find the perfect gifts. Some of the shops that you can find are D&D Leather, Fabulous Finds, Kelly’s World Famous Eucalyptus Oil, Ozark Mountain Quilts, Mini Masseuse, Fashion Liquidators, The Shadow Box, and a lot more.

What is great about a mall without great restaurants? The Branson IMAX Entertainment Complex gives you the best restaurants, too. The McFarlain’s Family Restaurant is located inside the complex so you don’t have to go far to grab something to eat. This restaurant serves burgers, chicken sandwiches, meatloaf, chicken pot pie, and others. Other restaurants to try are Florentina’s Ristorante Italiano and Montana Mike’s Steakhouse.

Everything you need and want is in Branson IMAX Entertainment Complex. Come over to Branson now and discover more about this mall. It also wouldn’t hurt if you try to start ticking off some items in your Christmas list as early as now. Visit Branson now for a unique and fun shopping experience!

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Early Christmas Shopping in Branson MO

 

Branson MO is usually well known for its live music shows and unique theme parks. But the fun that Branson can give you is way beyond the shows, rides, and attractions in the area. There are also the museums and the shopping malls in Branson that can give you as much thrill and excitement. For the coming Christmas season, one family activity that would be most enjoyable is Christmas shopping. Get that list of Christmas gifts ticked off as you go Christmas shopping here in Branson MO.

Shopping in Branson MO may not be highlighted like those of the live music shows, but you are sure to find unique items and great discounts, too. Bring out the inner shopaholic in you and shop till you drop in Branson. You can find handcrafted treasures, unique jewelries, musical instruments, artworks, souvenirs, and the latest fashion trends. You can shop in a number of outlet malls in Branson

The Branson Landing is a famous outlet mall because of the relaxing ambiance. It is located along the waterfront of Lake Taneycomo, and it also has a water and fire show to keep its guests entertained. There are also live concerts happening from time to time. You can find shops like Bass Pro Shops, Belk Department Store, White House/Black Market, Chico’s, and Ann Taylor Loft. Another popular outlet mall is the Tanger Outler Center. Here you will find fab fashion items from stores such as Polo Ralph Lauren, GAP, Old Navy, Tommy Hilfiger, Banana Republic, Aeropostale, Levi’s, Eddie Bauer, Izod, van Heusen, Rockport, Skechers, and a lot more. There are also stores for the fashion-savvy kids such as Tommy Kids, The Children’s Place, Osh Kosh, Disney Store Outlet, Gymboree, and Carter’s. Who says you can’t be updated with fashion even while you’re away on vacation?

For terrific gift ideas, Downtown Branson is one place for you. You can get handmade crafts from retailers, so you are sure that your gift is as unique as possible. If you are finding a gift for a movie geek, then the best place to go is in IMAX Entertainment Complex. You can find movie posters, limited edition prints, soundtracks, and IMAX films on tape. You can also buy other gift items such as quilts, grandfather clocks, leather apparels, jewelries, and souvenirs. Branson Craft Mall is also one place where you can get personalized crafts. In here, you will see candle making, basket weaving, a silversmith, brass engraving, potato bags, shirts and jackets, wood turning, and pottery. You have a whole 16,000 sq. ft. to find the arts and crafts that will best suit you or your loved one back home.

Shop in Branson MO as early as now to avoid the long lines and crowded places. Branson is waiting for you to spend a part of your Christmas with us. 

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