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What To Expect in Branson this October


The month of October may be a whole new month in Branson, but it still guarantees the same fun and excitement just like the other months. A different set of events, activities, and festivals awaits you this October in Branson. New fun for a new month!

The famous National Harvest Festival in Branson continues until October. National harvest Festival is hosted by Silver Dollar City, Branson’s most famous theme park. In this festival, you will see a wide variety of crafts made by the finest craftsmen across America. This major festival for craftsmen is also considered to be one of the biggest crafts festival in America, and is also duly recognized by the US Congress as a means to help preserve the rich culture and heritage of the American crafts. Visitors of the National Harvest Festival can get to watch and learn the different techniques of different craftsmen in making different kinds of crafts. You can see craftsmen doing glassblowing, sculpting, weaving, and a lot more. You can also buy the unique crafts on display in the festival as a souvenir for yourself and your loved ones back home. You can also get to meet the artists or craftsmen! To keep the guests entertained all throughout the festival, Silver Dollar City also features a unique play that lets the audience learn more about the Ozark legacy and the American heritage.

Come mid-October in Branson, there is also the Bonnie and Clyde Festival which occurs on a weekend. Get ready to run with all your might as you chase after these outlaw criminals. The festival also features live music, good food, and also shopping opportunities. Kids and kids at heart will also enjoy the games and activities prepared for them.

During October, everyone is excited for the Halloween celebrations in Branson and true enough, Branson transforms itself into a Boo-City. For the whole month, visitors can join in haunted tours and Duck-rides. And come October 31, Branson is a safe place for trick or treating for the kids, too. Business establishments host trick or treating activities, so the kids can fill their loots with goodies! Aside from that, children and adults can also participate in the costume parties and watch the Halloween themed plays during Halloween night.

October is an exciting month to visit Branson, because it can turn from festive to spooky. To make your vacation in Branson even more convenient and fun, stay in a place that is close to Branson’s entertainment and shopping district. Come to Thousand Hills Golf Resort where you can have various lodging options in your preferred location. Thousand Hills is also situated close to city, but it also makes sure that you are far enough from the distractions of the city noise. For inquiries and reservations on Thousand Hills, call 1-877-262-0430.



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Not Too Early to Plan for the Branson Festival of Lights


Probably the first sign that you will see of the Christmas season fast approaching is the display of lights around the city. People always anticipate the first appearance of lights along the streets of Branson to celebrate the holiday cheers. This year, Branson makes all the waiting worth it by having the Area Festival of Lights this November to December.

For two whole months, the Branson Festival of Lights will provide the Christmas glow in the city’s winter nights. Some of the structures that you can see in the Festival of Lights are snowflakes, snowmen, and the gifts mentioned in the song Twelve Days of Christmas. These structures can be found all over the city, and at the center of the city is the Branson Area Festival of Lights Drive. This is a one mile drive along a road filled with more than 175 lights displays. This drive is conveniently located off the Shepherd of the Hills Expressway and the Roark Valley Road. More than 10 million lights are being used each year to give the visitors this magnificent attraction. This attraction is definitely the best gift that you can treat your family to.

The businesses in the area also gets into the festive mood by participating in lighting up their establishments. Expect the businesses establishments in the city of Branson, Kimberling City, Indian Point on Table Rock Lake to offer special sights to their guests. You can drive around any night in Branson to view the light displays around the area.

The Branson Festival of Lights is open daily on November 1 to December 31 from dusk until 11 PM. There is also an admission fee for those who want to experience the Branson Area Festival of Lights Drive Through. The admission fees are as follows: $15 for family vehicles, $25 for family season pass, $30 for mini coaches, church vans, and limos, and $60 for full size motorcoaches.

Other alternatives for touring around Branson without bringing a car is by hopping on a Trolley or Ride the Ducks. These attractions in Branson can help bring you to the light displays all over the Ozark Mountain Country for a low cost.

Plan your family trip to Branson now to witness the unfolding of the Festival of Lights in the area. If you plan on staying in Branson for a couple of days, choose a lodging place that is close to Branson’s entertainment district. Choose to stay in Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort where you can have a splendid time celebrating the pre-Christmas season with the whole family. You can have various lodging options in Thousand Hills so you can have something that meets your needs. Choose from having a Branson golf front condo, lakefront condo, and log cabin. Reserve your lodging place now by calling 1-877-262-0430. 

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Your Branson Real Estate Choices


Branson Missouri is known as the entertainment and adventure haven for tourists. If you are looking for a place which offers completely no dull moment for you, there is no doubt that Branson Missouri is the place to be. Branson is the Live Entertainment Capital of the World to most people, but for you, Branson can be your home. May it be your permanent address, a vacation home, or a retirement home, Branson has the best real estate offers for you.

The Branson real estate market continues to grow as new projects are made. One of these projects in Branson is by the Thousand Hills Sales Company, which is also a part of Thousand Hills Branson Resort. Thousand Hills offers you various real estate options so you can find the perfect home in Branson for you. The Thousand Hills Sales Company is a leader in the real estate industry in Branson. It is also the forefront in golf front and lake front properties in Branson. The real estate team of Branson is always ready to help you in your search for the perfect property in Branson Missouri.

Branson real estate options take pride in its prime location in the Ozark Mountains. Thousand Hills Resort is located minutes away from Branson’s entertainment district, and it is also located near the Ozarks and Table Rock Lake. Not to mention the variety of attractions surrounding you in Thousand Hills Resort. Because of this, the Branson real estate options in Thousand Hills Resort have become a popular choice among people. Your choices range from golf condos, golf home, log cabins, and Table Rock Lake condos. The golf estates are very suitable for the golf enthusiasts, since the property is located adjacent to the prized golf course in Thousand Hills. If you are also the type who like to live near the lush greens of the Ozarks, then a golf home is perfect for you. You also have a choice to get a condo or a golf home. If you are in for comfort, privacy, and serenity, you might want to settle in a log cabin nestled in the Ozark woods. A Table Rock Lake condo is also the best choice for those who are looking for a home near Table Rock Lake. After all, who wouldn’t want to live near one of Branson’s most pristine lakes? It sure is satisfying to wake up each day to the cool breeze that Table Rock Lake brings.

If you are considering a vacation home or a second home in Branson, call up 1-800-495-4653 to have a real estate professional assist you into finding the right choice for your home at Thousand Hills.  Call now, and discover the wonders and rewards of having a home in Branson.

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The Castle of Chaos is a Must-Try Branson Attraction


For many people, Branson is the place to go when you want great music and great entertainment. When in Branson, you will also realize that it is the place for adventure lovers, too. Branson is full of adventures to take part in. With the theme parks in the area, you are sure to find an adventure suitable for the whole family.

One attraction in Branson is the Castle of Chaos, which is a hit for people of all ages. The Castle of Chaos is also the first ever 5D adventure in the world where the participants battle the forces of evil inside the castle. This thrilling experience in Branson is the first of its kind in Branson. The Castle of Chaos is a combination of 3D film, motion, and also an interactive shooting game. This attraction is the perfect Halloween treat as it creates the spooky atmosphere and thrill that everyone craves for. Be courageous. Be brave. Be alert. In the Castle of Chaos, anything can happen.

The Castle of Chaos is located in Highway 76, and your mission upon entering the castle is to discover what happened to the 1920s horror film star Carli Winepeg.  While shooting the film “Castle of Chaos” in the exact structure, all 25 of them involved in the movie mysteriously disappeared. Nobody knows the reason why and it’s up to you to find out what happened to their uneventful fate. As you are securely bucked into your armchair with 3D glasses on and a pistol at your side, get ready to enter Carl’s tortured world. Protect yourself from the scary inhabitants using your pistol, and it’s up to you and your moves how to solve the mystery and come out alive.

What makes the Castle of Chaos a breakthrough in Branson attractions is the use of technology. You can find countless multimedia and interactive technologies incorporated to form one amazing attraction. The Castle of Chaos is your modern haunted house, and it has the latest in 3D projection with surround sound, special effects, motion0nased seats, animatronics, and a shooting system that scores each member of the audience. As you go through unraveling the mystery, you earn points. Try to earn as much points as you can. At the end of the ride, the top five scorers are shown on the screen.

Do you have what it takes to fight the forces of evil? Then try out the Castle of Chaos in Branson now! For tickets and other inquiries about the Branson Castle of Chaos, visit For your stay in Branson, always choose the best lodging place. Head to Thousand Hills Golf Resort where you can stay close to all the attractions in Branson Missouri. You also have various lodging options to fit all your needs. Inquire now by calling 1-877-262-0430.

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Living at The Majestic in Branson Missouri


There is nothing more fulfilling and rewarding than living in Branson Missouri. Not only do you get to be close to all the attractions; you can also visit them any time and any day that you please. Imagine living in the Live Entertainment Capital of the World. Imagine the endless fun and adventure that you can get in every day of living in Branson.

One real estate offer in Branson that you can’t resist is the Table Rock Lake condos in Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort. Considered as the finest Table Rock Lakefront development in Branson, these lakefront condos in Thousand Hills are set to give you convenience, comfort, and prestige. Aptly named as The Majestic, these condos are the most luxurious real estate options that you can have in Branson. It is also a plus that Thousand Hills Golf Resort is located just minutes away from Branson’s entertainment and shopping districts. You can get all the fun you want, and you can also have everything you need. The Majestic in Thousand Hills is situated close to Table Rock Lake, so you would not get bothered by the city noise. Enjoy the calming breeze and ambiance brought about by Table Rock Lake as you wake up each morning. These lakefront condo units occupy 10 lakeside acres and is also minutes away from downtown Branson.

Choosing The Majestic lakefront condos in Branson to be your vacation home or second home is definitely worth every penny. You have choices at The Majestic that range from two to four bedrooms, and these units will have the newest and the best appointments that Branson lake condos can offer. The unit comes with magnificent granite counter tops, large jetted tubs, aa spacious living room and balcony ideal for fun family activities, and the soothing view of the main channel of the Table Rock Lake from your condo unit’s sun porch.

The project in Thousand Hills will be built in 6 phases. Phase I having 32 units, Phase II with 36 units, Phase III with 32 units, Phase IV with 21 units are the phases available now. Phase I units are all sold out. Phase II units still have a few units left for you. The units in Phase IV are ideal for those who are looking for a starter condo near the lake. Some of the amenities that you can also enjoy are an outdoor pool and a gazebo.

Make the right choice now and get your very own lakefront condo at The Majestic. You will never know how fun and convenient it is to live in Branson, especially in Thousand Hills, if you don’t make that choice now. For any inquiries regarding Branson real estate and The Majestic, dial 1-800-495-4653.

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Take A Tour Aboard the Branson Scenic Railway


So you are in Branson and you badly want to take a tour of the whole place. Taking a car around may be inefficient as there may be traffic in the area. Walking is so tiring and there’s a big possibility that you cannot go to a lot of places at all. Worry no more since Branson has the perfect solution to your tour woes! Take a tour in Branson while riding the rails in the Branson Scenic Railway. Experience the romance of train travel as you go across Branson in the fastest way possible without missing one breathtaking sight.

This train tour in Branson first started as the White River Railway in 1902. The 239-mile-long track on the rugged terrain of the Ozark Mountains finished in the year 1905, and it also amounted to $12 million. As people say, there is great success wherever a railroad is built. True enough with the Branson railway, the city of Branson began to flourish in 1902 as the area also became more accessible to tourists. It was not until 1993 when the Branson Scenic Railway began having daily train excursions using a working commercial railroad line. The routes of the train go either north or south. For the northern route, it can take you as far as Galena, Missouri in the James River Valley. For the southern route, on the other hand, it can take you as far as Arkansas. The tour is also made into a learning experience for the tourists as a narrator tells the guests about the history of the areas where the train passes through. Several extinct communities during the time the railroad was built can also be pointed out by the tour guide.

At present, the Branson Scenic Railway still gives the tourists a unique tour around Branson on a 40 mile roundtrip. The train leaves the station 3 to 4 times daily, passing by locations that are inaccessible to cars and other modes of transportation. Each trip of the Branson Scenic Railway takes more or less 1 hour and 45 minutes. When in the train, you are guaranteed of a first-class experience and a picturesque view of the Ozarks, too. Everyone is encouraged to try out all the cars, including the dome cars that gives the passengers a panoramic view of the Ozarks.

The Branson Scenic Railway continues to make trips from March to December, and on Saturdays from April to October, you are lucky enough to be able to experience a dinner train aboard the Branson Scenic Railway. Reservations are required before you can have a trip aboard the train. For ticket prices and reservations, visit or call 1-800-2-TRAIN-2 (287-2462).

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Find Your Favorite Live Music Shows in Branson


When you hear about Branson, there is no doubt that the first thing that may come to your mind is live music show. Branson takes pride in producing world-class talents and shows to its guests, which is why it is dubbed as the Live Entertainment Capital of the World. The live music shows are only one of the reason why tourists keep on coming back to Branson. The wide variety of attractions and activities in Branson also add to the excitement of visiting this place.

Branson is overflowing with entertainment options for you, with dozens of state-of-the-art theaters and more than 100 shows daily during the morning, afternoon and the evening. You also have a variety of choices for whatever genre you want to watch. These shows in Branson are guaranteed to be family-friendly so you can bring along the whole family with you.

Among Branson’s best theaters are the Andy Williams Moon River Theater, Jim Stafford Theater, Kings Castle Theater, Pierce Arrow Theater, Shoji Tabuchi Theater, and the Sight and Sound Theater. The Andy Williams Theater features performances by classic and modern acts. The Jim Stafford Theater is the place to go to when you are looking for comedy and for thrilling stuff like Spiders and Snakes. If traditional and tributes are more of your taste, the Kings Castle Theater is definitely the place to be. This theater has been treating Branson’s guests to spectacular tributes like Abba & the Four Seasons. For fun shows, great music, and patriotism, catch a show at the Pierce Arrow Theater. If you want to see the master musicians of Branson, head on to the Shoji Tabuchi Theater where you can watch a whole family of musicians making beautiful music together using different musical instruments. The Sight and Sound Theater is one of Branson’s newest theaters and it has also been called the Christian Broadway. This is a great venue to introduce your kids to biblical stories as their plays are infused with spectacular stage design and special effects.

Branson also takes pride in its music shows. One such show is the Baldknobbers Jamboree Show, which is one of the first shows in Branson. If you have been watching NBC’s “The Sing-Off” then the group The Cat’s Pajamas would be familiar to you. This upbeat vocal band is performing at Andy Williams Theater. For fun family shows in Branson, you can never go wrong with The Haygoods and the Hamner Barber Variety Show to provide you with hours of pure comedy, and magic, too. Some of Branson’s hottest music groups are the Liverpool Legends, Presley’s Country Jubilee and Mickey Gilley. The Liverpool legends are known to be the phenomenal Beatles tribute band. The Presley’s are considered to be Branson’s first family of comedy and music. And for Mickey Gilley, he is a country music legend who has been a staple in the Branson entertainment scene.

Catch these Branson shows now, and there are still a lot more shows that you can explore. For your trip to Branson, stay in Thousand Hills Golf Resort so you can be close to all these music shows and attractions. For inquiries and reservations, dial 1-877-262-0430. 

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Throwback: ABBA Tribute in Branson


When you are in the Live Entertainment Capital of the World, the one thing that you should not miss out on is the chance to see the entertaining shows. Branson Missouri has been a frequent vacation spot to most tourists because of the spectacular shows and attractions in the area. Branson is also set to not disappoint the music lovers who will be visiting. Your vacation in Branson could be made even more memorable with a visit to Branson’s theaters to watch a nostalgic live music show.

Nothing could be more nostalgic than listening to the hits of yesteryears. Beginning on September 22, 2014 until December 19, 2104, Branson brings you the show Dancing Queen Tribute to ABBA. This ABBA Tribute in Branson promises the ABBA fans, and those who will hear their music for the first time, a grand time as they are brought back or introduced to the classics of the music industry. The musical group ABBA became a huge hit in the 70’s, producing hit songs one after another. And until now, their chart toppers continue to resonate even in the modern music genre. Branson knows that ABBA is one musical group that is worth celebrating for, so it treats its guests to a spectacular tribute to ABBA. The Dancing Queen Tribute to ABBA has been on tour around the world, and now the performers come back home to Branson for a grand treat to its audiences.

The ABBA Tribute in Branson features exceptional singers and dancers in a magnificent display of lights and sounds that is very reminiscent of the 70’s entertainment genre. This is a great opportunity to revive the 70’s experience, and for the youngsters to experience what music thrived during those years. Of course, the main attraction of the shows are the ABBA hits. You will hear some of ABBA’s greatest hits like Waterloo, The Winner Takes It All, and their immortal song Dancing Queen. Sing and dance along with the catchy beats and rhythms of the ABBA songs. Catch the ABBA tribute in the King’s Castle Theater and in the Branson Variety Theater. For show schedule and tickets, visit

For your stay in Branson, choose the best lodging place. Choose Thousand Hills Golf Resort so you can be close to Branson’s entertainment district. Any show you would want to watch is just within your arm’s reach. Your stay is also as comfortable because the lodging options in Thousand Hills are nestled in the Ozarks woods, or Thousand Hills golf course, or Table Rock Lake. You choose. Do not miss out on this opportunity to experience the best Branson shows and to maximize your visit in Branson. For inquiries and reservations in Thousand Hills, call 1-877-262-0430.

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Catch A Show by the 3 Redneck Tenors in Branson


Since Branson is known as the Live Entertainment Capital of the World, the first thing that a lot of people check out once they are in Branson is the wide array of music shows. There are several theaters in Branson that features a lot of shows of different artists. Some of these artists are the homegrown Branson talents, and some are visiting artists. Branson is also very famous for the shows that are the perfect fusion of music and comedy. If you would like to watch one of these shows, then give yourself a treat by watching the 3 Redneck Tenors in Branson.

This talented group of men never fails to wow their audiences. The 3 Redneck Tenors will amaze you with their great music and showmanship. Billy Bob, Billy Joe, and Billy Billee call themselves the 3 Redneck Tenors, and their claim to fame was their stint at America’s Got Talent. These three captured the hearts of the audience with their talents that they became finalists on the show. They also became Broadway and opera in their own respects.

Now, what should you expect from a show by the 3 Redneck Tenors in Branson? The plot of the show begins at the humble home of the 3 tenors in Paris, Texas. After they are discovered by a city agent, the three tenors are brought around unexpected places in the city, like bowling alleys, gun stores, and a dusty gravel road. This show is for the whole family to enjoy, so bring them along to have lots of fun in this show. A show by the 3 Redneck Tenors promises catchy melodies and clean humor that is perfect for the entire family to enjoy. The show was written and directed by the master of operas Mathew Lord, or also known as Billy Billie. The musical arrangement of the show was done by the multi-awarded composer Craig Bohmer. Expect to hear awesome mash-ups like Ave Maria Dixie, Viva Las Vegas, and Nessun Dorma.

One cannot help but get hooked in the story and songs in the show of the 3 Redneck Tenors. For show schedules and tickets, visit Buy your tickets now because you are in for one great show!

For your lodging needs in Branson, just visit Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort. Staying in Thousand Hills lets you stay close to Branson’s entertainment district so you don’t miss out on the great shows just like the 3 Redneck Tenors. The lodging places in Thousand Hills are also located close to the Ozark Mountains so you are assured of peace and quiet throughout your stay. For inquiries and reservations in Thousand Hills, dial 1-877-262-0430.  

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The Branson Silver Dollar City Package in Thousand Hills


What else could be more than a steal than having a vacation at the most popular and most exciting theme park in the Midwest, and at the same time, getting to stay in the best lodging place, too? Yes, your Branson vacation just got even better with the Branson Silver Dollar City Package in Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort. Now, you can enjoy more perks and freebies with the entertainment and relaxation combo of Thousand Hills and Silver Dollar City.

Why visit Silver Dollar City? Silver Dollar City simply provides you with loads of adventures and fun memories that will last a lifetime. It has a great set of thrill rides, relaxing shows, delicious food, and exciting festivals all year round. This 1880’s-themed amusement park also sticks to the theme by having craftsmen and women in all corner of the park to demonstrate to the guests how the essential crafts were made back then.

Why stay in Thousand Hills Golf Resort? Thousand Hills offers you convenience and comfort for its guests. Thousand Hills is located near Branson’s entertainment district, so watching your favorite music shows and visiting Silver Dollar City won’t be too much of a hassle for you since these places are just a minutes’ drive away from you. In Thousand Hills, you have various lodging options – Branson golf front condos, Branson lakefront condos, and Branson log cabins. All these lodging choices give you a very relaxing stay in Thousand Hills because of these are situated near the Ozark Mountains and near Table Rock Lake. These are also the perfect locations to keep you away from all the city noise.

Save more bucks by choosing to avail of the Silver Dollar City Vacation Lodging Package of Thousand Hills. The package includes a two night stay in a 2 bedroom luxury condo and two adult tickets to Silver Dollar City. You can spend two nights in a fully furnished two bedroom luxury condo in Thousand Hills Golf Resort. The condo unit already includes 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a living area. The unit also has cable TVs, DVD player, and free high speed wireless internet access. Once you are settled in your luxury condo unit, you can now embark on a new adventure in Silver Dollar City with your companion. You can get a two night stay in a luxury condo and two tickets to Silver Dollar City for as low as $495!

This is your chance to take on a Branson adventure while having big savings, too! Hurry up and get your Silver Dollar City Vacation Lodging Package in Thousand Hills Golf Resort now! For reservations on this Branson Package, just call (800) 693-4653.

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