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Christmas Shopping Made Even Better in Branson


The holiday season makes everyone shop until they drop. Everyone has that long list of Christmas presents for their loved ones. And who wouldn’t want completing their Christmas shopping list and saving as much bucks as they can? Christmas shopping in Branson Missouri can give you great savings as you complete your list.

While shopping may not be Branson’s trademark, it still is a favorite activity among the tourists and locals here in Branson. Branson is known for its magnificent live music shows, theme parks, and festivals all year round but there is also the outlet malls in Branson that make the tourists come back for more. You can find unique items here such as jewelries, musical instruments, artworks, souvenirs, and the latest fashion finds, too. Try shopping in Branson outlet malls to learn more about it.

One of the best outlet malls in Branson is the Branson Landing. This mall is an experience in itself. It houses popular national retailers such as Bass Pro Shops, Belk department Store, White House/Black Market, Chico’s, and Ann Taylor Loft. As you stroll around the mall, you can also see a water and fire show that will keep you entertain as you shop around the mall. To keep you more entertained, Branson Landing also hold live concert events.

Another mall to visit is the Tanger Outler Center. You can find shops like New York & Company, Polo Ralph Lauren, Torrid, Aeropostale, Levi’s, Haggar, Izod, GAP, Old Navy, Tommy Hilfiger, Banana Republic, Rockport, Skechers, and a lot more. There are also stores for the kids such as Tommy Kids, The Children’s Place, Osh Kosh, Disney Store Outlet, Gymboree, and Carter’s. Tanger Outler Center is your one-stop mall for the latest fashion trends and for big savings, too.

There is also Downtown Branson where you can find one of a kind shops and the best deals. Shop in a wide range of historic shops, retailers, and a lot more.

If you would like your gifts to be more personal, visit the IMAX Entertainment Complex, Branson Craft Mall, and The Shoppes at Branson Hills. IMAX Complex features movie posters, limited edition prints, soundtracks, and IMAX films on video. This mall also has grandfather clocks, leather apparels, jewelries, and other unique gift items. For the ultimate craft shopping experience, head out to Branson Craft Mall and The Shoppes. In Branson Craft Mall, you can see candle making, basket weaving, brass engraving, decorated shirts, leather works, pottery, and a lot more. The Shoppes at Branson Hills can give you big box stores, books, beauticians, boutiques, and many others.

Christmas shopping in Branson is certainly something that you can enjoy with your friends, special someone, or family. Not only do you get to save more money that you can spend on other things; you also get to spend quality time with your loved ones in Branson Missouri.

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A Branson Real Estate for your Christmas Home


Celebrating Christmas in the Live Entertainment Capital of the World is always a pleasant thing to experience. What’s more enticing is the thought that you can always celebrate Christmas in Branson without the hassle of finding a lodging place for your entire stay in Branson. Yes, you can have a place which you can call home right here in the ultimate vacation destination in the Midwest.

Getting a vacation home in Branson is really convenient for you especially during the peak seasons in Branson where the influx of tourists from all over America is extremely high. Finding the perfect lodging place for your family during these seasons can take up much of your energy, given the competition posed by other tourists. The Christmas season is one of those times when a lot of lodging places are fully booked. To avoid this, why not get your very own Branson property so you can have a grand vacation here anytime you want.

One of Branson’s leader in the real estate market is Thousand Hills Sales Company. It has become a frontrunner in the sales and marketing aspect to bring the best and grandest real estate projects to the market. These real estate projects are also sold mostly by Thousand Hills Sales Company. You need not look further because Thousand Hills already offers you the best available Branson real estate listings and detailed information on the upcoming projects of Thousand Hills.

Branson is a city that it very easy to fall in love with. It has the best live music shows, thrilling theme parks, interesting museums, outlet malls, and restaurants. Just imagine all the perks that you can have if you live close to all these attractions. During the peak season, you don’t have to travel far to reach Branson. You can enjoy Branson right away, thanks to the Branson real estate options in Thousand Hills.

Living in Thousand Hills means living close to Branson’s entertainment district. It also means never having to miss your favorite live music shows. One real estate option is the golf homes where you get to stay close to one of the best golf courses in Branson – the Thousand Hills Golf Course. There are also the log cabins where you can live right in the peaceful ambiance of the Ozark woods. These cabins are made of Colorado cut spruce logs to achieve having a rustic ambiance with a modern architecture. Lastly, you can also choose the Table Rock Lake condos as your Branson home for a very relaxing atmosphere since it is very close to Table Rock Lake – one of the best lakes in Branson.

Choose the real estate option in Thousand Hills that best suits you. If you have inquiries regarding the real estate offerings in Thousand Hills, kindly call 1-800-495-4653.

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Why Spend Your Christmas in the Ozarks


Branson is very much known worldwide for its amazing live music shows that are second to none. This holiday season, give yourself one more reason to smile with a vacation in the Ozark Mountains. Christmas has never been this cooler. And the Ozarks is here to add some twist to your usual Christmas vacation. Whether you are with your family, special someone, friends, and even if you are going alone, the Ozarks promises you a fun and exciting Christmas that is sure to go down in memory lane.

A lot of people prefer to spend their Christmas in Branson because of the many activities and attractions that you can exclusively see during the Christmas season. Get the whole family pumped up by planning a Christmas vacation in the Ozarks. For first timers here in Branson, you will be surprised at the many things that you can do and see. There is never a dull moment here in Branson, which is why people who have been here can attest as to why a Christmas in the Ozarks is certainly the best thing to happen to your holidays.

The Ozark Mountain Christmas has been a tradition in Branson for more than 25 years now. Christmas starts early here in the Ozarks as there are celebrations which begin as early as November and extends up to New Year’s Day. If you are used to waiting for Thanksgiving for the air to feel like Christmas, then come over to Branson to cure you of your waiting woes.

Christmas in the Ozarks offers you lots of things to do. One is to catch the famous live shows in Branson. Since you are in the Live Entertainment Capital of the World, make the most out of it by seeing a live music show every chance you get. for a list of the live music shows this Christmas in Branson, visit Another thing to be excited about is the lights display in Branson. The Branson Area Festival of Lights is a drive-through lane, where you can see more than 175 displays along a 1-mile road. If you are looking for more light displays in the area, visit Silver Dollar City, the premier theme park of the Ozarks. Here you can find 5 million light and a giant Christmas tree that will surely delight the kid in everyone. You can also catch the new Holly Jolly Christmas Light Parade for more fun in the park.

These are just glimpses of what awaits you in the Ozarks this Christmas. There are a lot more to do and you are always welcome to visit and explore new stuff. For your lodging place, choose to stay in Thousand Hills where you have various lodging options. A vacation in the Ozarks plus a pleasant stay in Thousand Hills is definitely the formula for one unforgettable Christmas vacation! For inquiries and reservations in Thousand Hills, call 1-877-262-0430.

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Visit the Branson Hollywood Wax Museum this Christmas


The holiday season in Branson guarantees a lot of tourists and locals coming out to celebrate. There are added attractions and activities this Christmas, which is why people come and stay here for more than a day. With the Christmas sales in malls and the crowded lines at the theme parks of Branson, why not explore more and go to one of Branson’s unique museums?

The Branson Hollywood Wax Museum is the only one of its kind in Branson. This museum shows us that there are many uses for wax aside from candles. The Branson Hollywood Wax Museum uses wax to turn your favorite Hollywood actors and actresses into life-sized replicas. Since the 1990s, the Hollywood Wax Museum has been impressing the guests with the Hollywood figures in the museum. The building itself is not easy to miss, since you can see a replica that is similar to Mount Rushmore but featuring Hollywood stars instead of the American presidents. This figure is known as Mount Hollywood. Right next to the museum’s building is a skyscraper with the Great Ape of Branson on top of it. This tourist attraction in Branson has become famous in the area being the only museum in the Midwest that is entirely devoted to Hollywood celebrity figures.

When you are inside the museum, you will see how the wax figures closely resemble the celebrities. These lifelike figures were created by Hollywood wax artists who turn old globs of wax and clay into these masterpieces. Take a photo with Johnny Depp, Will Smith, Willie Nelson, Michael Jackson, and a lot more celebrities. If you can’t score a photo with your favorite star, then taking a photo with a realistic looking figure of them in the Hollywood Wax Museum will do for now. The museum also tells the stories of the stars – their lives, accomplishments, and trivia you didn’t know about them.

The wax figures are not the only attraction that you can find in the Hollywood Wax Museum. You can also go next door to the Castle of Chaos, which is a big hit for the teens. It is a video game ride with special effects as you go on a gun battle with evil ghouls. Another attraction that kids will love is Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors. Here, you get to find your way into the maze in a race to save Princess Hannah.

The Branson Hollywood Wax Museum is open all year round. Special discounts for group tickets are also available. For the museum hours, ticket prices and availability, visit After a day of exploring Branson, you will need a good night’s sleep away from the city noise and in the warmth of your home. For nightly rentals in Branson, go to Thousand Hills Golf Resort, which is located close to Branson’s entertainment district and museums. Thousand Hills is also situated close to Ozark Mountains so you can have a very relaxing ambiance. For reservations, dial 1-877-262-0430. 

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The Track Family Fun Parks for an Awesome Branson Vacation


Aside from having the best live music shows in the world, Branson also boasts of its theme parks and nature parks which draw in a great deal of tourists. These parks have attractions that people of all ages will most definitely enjoy. Branson is not only the Live Entertainment Capital of the World; it is also the premier vacation destination in the Midwest for its endless variety of activities and attractions.

When in Branson with the family, you must visit the Track Family Fun Parks for the fastest fun in Branson. For those who love karting, the Track Family Fun Parks will also be your speed haven with all the karting activities here. This place is suitable for novice to pro karters, so there’s no need to worry about your skill level. This park also features the standard classic go Kart tracks and extreme tracks like the Wild Woody and the Lumberjack, which caters to all skill levels. These tracks never fail to give you the thrills that you are looking for. The Wild Woody is four stories tall and 1,400 feet long. It also has one full spiral and two mini-spirals. The Lumberjack is 3 stories tall and 1,200 feet long. This track has 2 full spirals and a blind peak! Take the ride to know what is over the next hill.

Aside from karting, the park also has bumper cars for some family fun. Tracks Family Fun Parks also has Bumper Boats, a twist from the usual bumper cars by adding water cannons to the ride and riding in the water. Aside from these, the park also has a mini golf, Laser Tag, and other arcades. Families and youth groups will enjoy the activities here in the Track Family Fun Parks as they would not run out of things to do. They can go karting or bump cars, or they can enjoy a fun day of playing and running around in the laser tag arena. If these attractions in the park are already too much for you, there is still one major attraction – the Ozark Skycoaster. This is a 100-foot tall super swing that will make you feel like you are skydiving and hang gliding all in one ride. All you have to do is be strapped in the swing, pulled to the top, and go flying at speeds reaching 70 miles per hour.

Visit the number one thrill location in Branson with your loved ones to create fun memories. After spending your day at the Track Family Fun Parks, have your very own Branson condo or cabin where you can stay away from the city noise and rest well with a calming ambiance from the Ozark Mountains. Go to Thousand Hills Golf Resort for nightly rentals. Thousand Hills is also located close to Branson’s entertainment district so you can avoid traffic and be home in just a matter of minutes. Call 1-877-262-0430 for more information.

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Rudolph’s Holly Jolly Christmas Lights Parade


This holiday season, the best vacation destination in the Midwest brings you something new! As fun and exciting as Branson is right now, it still continuously finds ways to give its guests new attractions to enjoy. Aside from the live music shows in Branson, there are also the world-class theme parks that provides the tourists the thrill that they are looking for.

One of the best theme parks in Branson Missouri is Silver Dollar City, where you can find exciting rides and pleasure-filled attractions. The park is also for people of all ages to enjoy. Silver Dollar City is also known for its year round festivals which keep the tourists constantly pouring in. This December, Silver Dollar City holds the Old Time Christmas festival which is a sure fire hit to the guests. The entire park is clad in Christmas lights and displays, and Christmas carols can be heard playing all throughout the park. At the center of the park, there is also a giant Christmas tree covered in millions of lights.

While this may be an annual attraction that people are used to see, Silver Dollar City brings you a new attraction for the whole family to enjoy. The Rudolph’s Holly Jolly Christmas Light Parade will be in Silver Dollar City this year! The parade led by Santa’s most famous reindeer, Rudolph, is a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the television special called “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” During the year 1964, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was the longest-running and most-watched Christmas special to ever grace the television screens. Rudolph is the parade’s Grand Marshal, and the evening parade also features nine musicals and lighted floats to delight everyone in the streets of Silver Dollar City. One of the floats even feature Sam the Snowman. The floats are also lit up with 200,000 ultra-bright LED lights, and were designed exclusively for the Rudolph’s Holly Jolly Christmas Light Parade in Silver Dollar City. The attractions do not end here as you can also see 33 colorful costumed characters in the parade. One of the characters that will be present in the parade is Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster! The kids and the kids at heart will definitely enjoy this night parade in Silver Dollar City as they celebrate the Christmas cheers in Branson.

For your Branson vacation to be even more awesome, choose to stay in Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort for comfort and convenience. It is located near the Ozark Mountains and also near Branson’s entertainment district, so you can feel the peaceful ambiance and at the same time be close to all the activities and attractions that you might want to go to. Thousand Hills has various lodging options such as log cabins, golf front condos, and lake front condos. Reserve your very own home away from home for the Christmas season now by calling 1-877-262-0430.

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Why Have An Ozark Mountain Christmas This Year


Branson is known to many for its spectacular live music shows and theater plays. It is also a shopping haven for those who are after huge discounts and fab fashion finds. Aside from these, Branson has become a family destination already because of the theme parks and nature parks that people of all ages will truly enjoy. This Christmas, the fun never stops in Branson as it brings you the 20th annual Ozark Mountain Christmas for a unique and exciting way to celebrate the holidays.

As early as November, Branson celebrates the Christmas season with live music shows and entertainment, outlet mall sales, festivals, and other Christmas-related activities. The Ozark Mountain Christmas transforms Branson into a winter wonderland full of lights and Christmas displays. Everyone is excited for the Ozark Mountain Christmas this year, and here’s why.

The lights displays in Branson are truly a sight to behold. You can visit the Festival of Lights in Branson, or the Trail of Lights at the Shepherd of the Hills Homestead. These events start in November and ends on December 31. The Festival of Lights features more than a hundred holiday lights in Branson Hills Parkway, and all over Branson. The best thing to do is to take a tour of Branson by taking your own car, or riding the Trolley or Ride the Ducks to see the lights displays all over Branson. The Trail of Lights is also a multi-colored display of lights. There is even a drive-through where you can see magnificent Christmas decorations! You can also take a ride to the top of the Inspiration Tower where you can have a view of the entire Branson lights.

Silver Dollar City, Branson’s famous theme park, also joins in the Christmas fun with the Old Time Christmas festival. This festival gives the Ozark Mountain Christmas a little spunk to it by celebrating Christmas the old school way. You can also find a 17 foot tall talking Christmas tree, Christmas carols all over the park, and special live shows such as Dickens’ Christmas Carol and The Living Nativity. This 18880’s also lets you enjoy its rides and other attractions if the weather permits. The Old Time Christmas in Silver Dollar City runs from November 3 to December 30.

Aside from these Christmas treats, having an Ozark Mountain Christmas this year also lets you witness the live music shows and famous entertainers in Branson such as Andy Williams, Daniel O’Donnell, Dino, Mickey Gilley, Jim Stafford, Shoji Tabuchi, The Osmonds, and a lot more.

For you to maximize your Ozark Mountain Christmas experience, stay in a place where you are close to all the excitement in Branson. Stay in Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort, which is located close to Branson’s entertainment district. The lodging places in Thousand Hills is also near the Ozark Mountains so you are guaranteed of a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere. Reserve your vacation home in Branson now by dialing 1-877-262-0430.

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Plan Ahead for Branson Hot Winter Fun


As the Christmas season is nearing, people always crave for some fun and unique vacation places. The best vacation place in the Midwest is Branson Missouri. Branson has gained popularity as the Live Entertainment Capital of the World, so for people who crave for world-class entertainment, the place to be is Branson Missouri.

By this time, your Christmas vacation may be all set and complete already. Why not plan ahead so you can continue your holiday fun in Branson? After the Christmas activities in Branson, you can still have some adventures during the months of January to February. The winter season is still pretty much bringing the usual chills in the area. The mild winter weather is perfect for some outdoor activities. Come to Branson this January to February 2015 to celebrate the Branson Hot Winter Fun. The Branson Hot Winter Fun is your ticket to a lot of Branson shows, attractions, post-Christmas shopping, museums, golf, fishing, and a lot more.

Unlike in the month of December, the snowfall is less frequent during January to February. Snow is also light and short-lived, which makes this time a perfect one to go and enjoy the outdoors. The average daytime temperature can rise up to 50, too. One of the activities that are very famous this time of the year in Branson is trout fishing. Branson serves as a home to three pristine lakes, where you can do fishing and other water activities. Trout fishing is especially famous in Lake Taneycomo, one of the lakes in the Branson TriLakes Area.

Other things that you can catch this Hot Winter Fun is the White Flight at the Butterfly Palace and the new exhibit in Branson Titanic Museum. Shopping in Branson will also be more convenient for you since there are post-Christmas sales in the shops, plus you don’t have to deal with long lines and crowded malls. Of course, you shouldn’t miss the specialty of Branson – its live music shows. These shows are to watch out for during the start of the year because they usually give the audience surprises in their performances.

Because of the great weather, the reduced crowd, and the many activities and attractions, the Branson Hot Winter Fun is able to draw in tourists from all over America to come celebrate the after-Christmas and the New Year days. Area resorts and lodging properties are also offering great discounts during the Hot Winter Fun. For your lodging needs, stay in Thousand Hills Golf Resort. This is located very near the entertainment district of Branson so you can see any show you want at your own convenience. You also have different lodging options to suit you and your travel buddies. Plan your trip to the Hot Winter Fun in Branson and stay in Thousand Hills. For inquiries and reservations in Thousand Hills, call 1-877-262-0430.

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Come to Silver Dollar City for Old Time Christmas


A Christmas vacation in Branson is sure to bring much excitement for the whole family. You can also have the best bonding time with your loved ones and special someone here in Branson Missouri. The Christmas season in Branson promises you new activities and attractions for the holidays. From lights shows to live music shows with Christmas themes, you will surely find something to tickle your fancy. A day is not even enough to explore all that Branson has to offer you this holiday season.

One popular attraction in Branson all year round is Silver Dollar City. Silver Dollar City is an 1880s themed amusement park. This theme park has become so popular that it has been a staple in the itineraries of tourists in the Midwest nowadays. The park is like a huge craft village where you can see craftsmen, shops and restaurants, and more than a dozen rides that will bring out the kid in everyone. Since the 1960s, Silver Dollar City has been an annual vacation destination already.

When you have an awesome theme park like Silver Dollar City, it is exciting to see what they can do with the Christmas season to delight its visitors. Silver Dollar City hosts the Old Time Christmas Festival every Christmas, and this festival is also one of Branson’s festivals that attract a multitude of tourists. The Old Time Christmas festival starts on November and lasts until the end of December, and features new shows and attractions in the park. The guests will really enjoy strolling around the park as they can feel the Christmas vibe everywhere. At the central square of the park, there is a giant Christmas tree adorned with a million lights. There are also lights displays in every corner of the park, and your favorite Christmas carols can also be heard all throughout Silver Dollar City. To give you a breather from all the excitement in the park, Silver Dollar City lets you sit back and relax and enjoy the shows in Silver Dollar City. For the celebration of the Old Time Christmas, the shows that you can watch are “The Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, “The Living Nativity”, and many others. To complete your visit to Silver Dollar City, there are light parade marches twice every night in the streets of the theme park.

If the weather permits, the guests of Silver Dollar City can also enjoy the rides in the park like the Frisco Silver Dollar Steam Train, Fire in the Hole, Outlaw Run, and a lot more. Don’t miss this chance to have an old-school Christmas celebration in Branson. For your lodging needs this Christmas, stay in Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort. Thousand Hills is situated very close to Silver Dollar City and has various lodging options, making it the ideal lodging place for you this Christmas. For reservations and inquiries, dial 1-877-262-0430.

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Christmas Shopping at the Branson Landing


Shopping in Branson may not be the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about the things that you can do here. After all, it is dubbed as the Live Entertainment Capital of the World, that is why people come to Branson to catch the amazing live music shows and theater plays in the area. A vacation to Branson this Christmas is no exception for an opportunity of fun and making memories with your loved ones. Like every year, Christmas in Branson is a very exciting experience, whether it may be your first time or not. The whole city is illuminated with Christmas lights and displays, and Christmas carols are heard everywhere. With all these activities and attraction in Branson, it still gives you one thing that most people enjoy doing – shopping.

Christmas shopping in Branson is a win-win situation for you. You get to have fun in the ultimate vacation destination in the Midwest, plus you get to cross some items off your Christmas wish list, too. Branson is also home to a lot of outlet malls that gives big discounts and fab finds. One of these malls is the Branson Landing. Branson Landing is located alongside the shores of Lake Taneycomo, and is home to different attractions, restaurants and shopping venues to make it one of Branson’s largest recreational areas.

For the fashion savvy people, you can trust Belk to provide you with unique and affordable fashion finds. Belk is the mainstay in Branson Landing and has more than 60,000 square feet full of clothing and also items for your home. Men will be delighted to be in the Bass Pro Shop, and women will surely enjoy over a hundred specialty shops in the Belk Department Store. Your Christmas shopping in Branson Landing is even made more enjoyable with the restaurants and attractions here. Most of the restaurants in the Landing overlook Lake Taneycomo so you can enjoy the view while you eat. Try the best restaurants like Liberty Tavern, The White River Fish House, Ernie Biggs Dueling Piano Bar, Waxy O’Sheas’ Irish Pub, and Cantina Laredo. As you stroll along the shops of Branson Landing, you can also take time to pause and enjoy the water fountain show. This attraction combines water, fire, lights, and music to make a beautifully crafted show in Branson Landing.

Make your visit to Branson worthwhile by staying in a place that is close to all your favorite attractions. Choose Thousand Hills Golf Resort, where you can stay close to Branson’s entertainment and shopping districts. Staying close to these places can save you a lot of time since you can stay away from the traffic that the Christmas rush will most likely cause. For reservation and inquiries on the lodging options in Thousand Hills, call 1-877-262-0430. 

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