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More Fun in Branson Outdoors

Branson is generally known for all the man-made entertainment and other Branson attraction such as music shows, endless shopping and one-of-a-kind theme parks with thrill rides and attractions. But another thing about Branson that should also be known is the amazing outdoors it has. There are breathtaking sceneries in various places at Branson, which includes a whole lot of outdoor fun for you and your family!Table Rock State Park in Branson Missouri

One of the primary features of the Branson outdoors is the lakes. There are various lakes in Branson and thus, there are also various outdoor activities in store for you. From parasailing, boating, and bass fishing of Table Rock Lake to the record breaking trout below the dam in Lake Taneycomo, there’s no end to the outdoor water activities available. If you want, you can also be one with the water through scuba diving beneath the waves of Table Rock Lake to see long lost sunken boats and even long lost sunken cities! Imagine a whole Atlantis below that beautiful body of water!

Another feature of the Branson outdoors is the nature trails that surround the lakes and hiking trails that are available in the Ozark hills. From paved, easy walking trails to rustic and rough trails, Branson has all the kinds of trails for the different kinds of hikers out there. Whether you would be in Branson during the summer/spring, fall, or winter, you would find the perfect hiking trail that will suit not just your mood but also your ability.

And for all the adrenaline and excitement junkies out there, Branson outdoors can’t ever forget to include plenty of adrenaline-packed biking and ziplines. The Ozark Hills may not be as high and as mountainous as some areas of the country, they are every bit as exciting and scenic to ride. And if you do not wish to ride, zipping through the treetops is an alternative as it has opened up a whole new way to experience and behold the beauty of Branson outdoors. You will have fun and feel every bit of excitement Branson has to offer while learning the history of southwest Missouri through seeing the unforgettable scenery.

As you can see, Branson is open for all kinds of feelings and reasons. Whatever they are, the Branson outdoors can’t offer you any less. There will always be some fun outdoor activity that will suit you. And whether you are alone or with family, Branson guarantees that you will have the most out of your visit.  Once you've seen the local Branson attractions, you definitely should not miss out on an opportunity to visit some of the most exciting and accessible wilderness in the country. It’s simply making the most out of your visit to Branson!

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See Nature’s Beauty During an Autumn in Branson

The color of autumn is such a thing of beauty. Together with the cool weather, autumn indeed describes the perfect vacation scenario. And there is no better place to spend your autumn than in Branson Missouri.

Branson is the new vacation destination in Missouri. This place boasts of world-class theme parks, nature parks, perfect lakes, golf courses, shopping malls, and many more. It also gives the tourists some of the best lodging options in Missouri. You can opt not to stay in the common hotel rooms, you now have a choice to stay in a cozy cabin or in a luxurious condominium fronting a lake. One of these lodging options is Thousand Hills Golf Resort.Fall Season in Branson Missouri

Thousand Hills Golf Resort is ready to be part of your vacation and also help you to make the most out of your autumn vacation in Branson. Witness the change in color of the leaves throughout the Ozark Mountains right in your private deck in Thousand Hills. Autumn in Branson is also a perfect time to play a game of golf, and there is no better place to do it than in Thousand Hills Golf Course, which is considered by many to be the best golf course across Missouri.

Spending your autumn in Branson will not leave you with nothing to do. There is the National Harvest Festival which runs from mid-September to late October, and features hundreds of American craftsmen and musicians. Do not miss this month-long celebration, along with Silver Dollar City’s Signature Stage Shows such as “Headin’ West”. Mid-September is also the time for the Autumn Daze Crafts Festival, where hundreds of craftsmen and women will amaze you with their skills in making handmade Ozark Mountain crafts. There is also the War Eagle Fall Fair to add some historic touch in your autumn in Branson. The War Eagle Fall Fair started way back in 1954. It has become a way to preserve traditional crafts and art forms and is now the largest handmade crafts fairs in Branson. The War Eagle Fall Fair takes place in October 17-20 in Branson’s south-west area. Another autumn event that cannot be missed is the Veteran’s Homecoming in Branson. This festival honors all the heroes who died in service of the country, and those who are still continuing to serve the country. There are also festivals, parades, special recognition in various shows to honor the military veterans. The Veteran’s Homecoming in Branson happens during November 5-11. To cap off the festivities of autumn in Branson is the Thanksgiving Weekend. Celebrate the holiday weekend and relax with your family and friends in Thousand Hills in Branson. Thanksgiving is on November 28, 2013. Get ready to celebrate the Christmas season following the autumn season.

Reserve your condo or cabin in Thousand Hills now and experience your most memorable autumn in Branson.

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A Branson Cabin For Your Weekend Vacation

Plan your next weekend vacation at Branson, Missouri. With a weekend vacation like that, you can rest and relax your mind and body while enjoying the beauty of the Ozarks. And you can even have more because of all the fun and exciting attractions Branson has to offer. And if you are worrying about the best place to stay, the perfect home away from home, you can trust the Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort with that!

branson-cabinsWith your next weekend vacation at Branson you can absolutely maximize your stay with the Thousand Islands Hotel & Golf resort. With us, you can have the perfect place to stay at a prime location that is not far from all the attractions in Branson, Missouri. We have various cabin rentals that will suit your desire and we can assure you that we will provide you with an unparalleled accommodation for your weekend escape.

Our luxurious Branson lodging, found at the Cabins at Grand Mountain, includes Branson cabin rentals, ranging from romantic suites for couples to five bedroom town homes perfect for large families or even groups. These are all popular accommodations that are located in a rustic and romantic wooded setting that will surely give you the best aura for your vacation. We offer a variety of rental options for your convenience that come with the most stunning scenery and off the top furnishings and facilities. With a location minutes away from attractions – just two blocks north of 76 Country Music Blvd. nestled between the trees of the rolling foothills of Ozark Mountain Country – you will not miss out on all the fun.

Our individual Branson cabins will provide guests the comfort they need with the facilities and amenities included, such as jetted tubs, fireplaces, fully-equipped kitchens, free wireless internet, TV and DVD sets in all bedrooms, and screened or open in back porches. Technically, all of our cabins are equipped with all major appliances that will make your stay as convenient as possible. Guests can also make use of the swimming pools and the nearby golf course of the resort. All of these are available in units which can sleep 2 to a maximum of 16 people.

Our Branson cabins are designed with a theme that is intended to flow with the natural landscape. With that, you can be one with your surrounding and have that peaceful weekend vacation you have always wanted. You can either stay at your cabin and make use of all the facilities or explore all the fun Branson has to offer. If you have read enough, better reserve that cabin for your weekend getaway with us at Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort. These uniquely decorated and well-appointed Branson cabins will always be the best choice!

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Catch Branson’s National Harvest Festival

The Branson National Harvest Festival is a much awaited festival in Silver Dollar City. And the moment one utters this, the first thing that comes to mind for many people is the numerous craftsmen from across the country that unite in this one big event to exhibit their craft and talent and also the various musical performances that showcase the history of the nation. It is a Branson festival which truly attracts all kinds of people not just from the US but also from all over the world. The Branson National Harvest Festival draws endless number of visitors who want to make and carry fond memories of the place with their families.Silver Dollar City's National Harvest Festival

Having recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, the US congress commemorated this day by giving the 1880s theme another name, which is ‘The Home of American Craftsmanship.’ And as the name says, Silver Dollar City with its Branson National Harvest Festival has definitely created the perfect place for all the craftsmen in the country. Because of this, the festival just keeps on attracting both American and foreign visitors to witness first-hand the wide array of music and crafts.

Not less than 500 craftsmen and musicians from different places of origin go to Silver Dollar City to unite with all the other craftsmen of the city and come up with incredible works of craftsmanship. The various handicrafts in the Branson National Harvest Festival comprise different American traditions such as wood sculpting, engraving, stained glass making, natural wool-dyeing, birdhouse making (from barn and wood), and woven fabric making. The very famous ‘do-it-yourself’ is also present during this festival with masterpiece wreaths, Christmas trees and ornate living room center tables on the list. These are what visitors of Silver Dollar City witness every time they celebrate the festival. With all of the displayed talent during this time of the year, the aura that fills the entire city can’t be explained by words alone. It has to be felt to be believed. You just have to be there to see the varieties and traditional styles of craftsmanship that lure people from all corners of the globe!

Besides craftsmanship, music is also part of the theme of this festival. The various musical programs and liver performances exhibit the history of the nation and become one of the big attractions of this festival. The Branson National Harvest Festival has been loved by both famous and rising artists from all over the globe. They have been coming to Silver Dollar City every year to perform and show their talent to all the visitors of the city. The experience that comes with celebrating this festival can’t be replaced by just any other elsewhere.

When you think of a festival with crafts and music, food has to be in it also. For that, foods of all kinds are sure to take part in this event. The Branson National Harvest Festival provides an opportunity to be able to taste food, both traditional and contemporary. There are also unimaginable varieties of food and not to mention the great number of desserts available during this event. Don’t miss a big chunk of your life; visit this one-of-a-kind Branson National Harvest Festival! It is a treat in itself and a sight to behold!

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Come to Branson's Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is considered to be an annual holiday. It could be a time to rest and take a breath after a months of grueling work. It could also be a time to go out and experience more about life. Whatever is your idea if Labor Day, a vacation would sound really nice to go with it.

Overlook of Branson MissouriLabor Day is fast approaching. It happens on the 2nd day of September, this 2013. Plan a Labor Day getaway now so you could use some time off work to celebrate and bond with the whole family. It is a long weekend anyway, so a family vacation would be perfect. And speaking of family vacations, there is no better place to go than to the prime family vacation destination - Branson Missouri.

Celebrate a Branson Labor Day weekend with the family, and you will discover that Branson has lots of activities and attractions for the whole family to enjoy. Branson is very well known for its live music shows. Your visit in Branson will never be complete without seeing the spectacular live music shows of Branson's musical legends and also of Branson's rising stars. Catch the Presley's, the Baldknobbers, SIX, and other musical acts in Branson. For theater enthusiasts, Branson also offers you a different theater experience in Branson's Sight and Sound Theater. Get ready to be amazed by this 3D theater with its special effects - it will almost feel like you are watching a Broadway play.

If you are looking for adventure, then go to Silver Dollar City. This 1880's themed amusement park features the record breaking ride, the Outlaw Run. The Outlaw Run is a must-try ride for the visitors of Silver Dollar City. This wood coaster is known as the world's most daring wood coaster so prepare yourselves for a different kind of adrenaline rush. There are also other amusements in the park for the whole family to enjoy. There are stage shows in the park for the family to enjoy, which are happening quite a number of times daily. Food is unusually also one of the amusement park's best attractions. Treat your taste buds with what people consider to be America's best amusement park food.

Your Branson Labor Day weekend will be even more special if you stay in a lodging place that is near all the happening and feasts. Make the long weekend full of adventure by staying in Thousand Hills Golf Resort, located in Highway 76 in downtown Missouri. Thousand Hills offers lodging places like nightly rentals of log cabins and condo units. The log cabins can sleep up to 16 people while the condo units can sleep up to 12 people - making it truly a convenient and practical option for large groups and for the entire family. Reserve a spot in Thousand Hills Golf Resort for your place to stay during the long weekend and during the Labor Day holiday. Call 1-877-262-0430 for reservations and inquiries now!

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Don’t Miss the 40th Autumn Daze Arts and Crafts Festival

Branson has always been showcased because of the entertainment that it can offer its visitors. It has also been one of the go-to places of tourists when they seek for the right mix of adventure, family fun, peace and quiet, and rest and relaxation. Branson can surely offer you all of these for your vacation.Autumn Daze Arts and Crafts Festival in Branson Missouri

Get a whole new perspective of Branson by paying a visit during September 19 to 21. It is during these dates that you can witness and participate in the annual Autumn Daze Arts and Crafts Festival. Get to know more about Branson in this festival as it showcases the people of Branson and their creativity to come up with beautiful crafts.

The Autumn Daze Arts and Crafts Festival in Branson celebrates the craftsmanship and heritage of Branson and its people. This annual event is really going to be big since over 150 craftsmen and women troop to the heart of Branson to take pride in the creative geniuses and unique skills in making Ozark Mountain’s finest handmade crafts.  This event is a juried arts show that gives the tourists and Branson locals a glimpse on what these vendors and craftsmen from the midwest can do. You can also expect to find great buys from Branson’s Autumn Daze Arts and Crafts Festival. You can find products from the craftsmen like quilts, clothes, toys, collectible items, and many more. Your Branson vacation during this time would be perfect for you to find souvenir items and other what-not for your loved ones back home. At the same time, you can also buy some for yourself so that you will forever remember and cherish your splendid stay in Branson.

The Autumn Daze Arts and Crafts Festival takes place in the heart of Branson. For you to have an inkling about the set-up of the festival, there would be tents set up over the vendors’ area. As you go shopping from tent to tent, there are also food vendors to keep your tummy happy. You can shop all you want without worrying about food since there are numerous food stalls along the vendors’ area. For those who are interested in having for a booth in the Autumn Daze Arts and Crafts Festival, you can apply for one in Downtown Branson Main Street Association.

If you are staying overnight in Branson for the festival, there is no better place to stay in than in a place in the heart of Branson, too. Head on to Thousand Hills Golf Resort to experience excellent customer service and luxurious lodging options. You have a choice between renting a condo unit or a log cabin – definitely a break from the usual hotel rooms. Reserve your condo or cabin in Thousand Hills now to further enjoy Branson’s festivals! Call 1-877-262-0430 now.

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Spend the Fall Season in Branson

When leaves start to become orange and eventually fall on the ground, you know the fall season is coming. Say good bye to the summer heat and say hello to the cooler weather. And soon enough, it will be winter. But who says that summer and winter are the only seasons you can enjoy in Branson? Autumn is also a great time to visit Branson!

You and your family can spend the season in Branson and have that amazing Branson fall. A lot of attractions are in line just for you. The famed live shows, which are present and in full swing all throughout the season, is just one of the many things to do in Branson during this season. There are also Christmas-themed shows, including delightful lighting displays. And for that shopper in you, there are great holiday shopping deals that begin in November.Branson Fall Season

To make that Branson Fall memorable to you and your family, there are great festivals and events in Branson. Here are the Branson Fall events which you can enjoy:

National Harvest Festival

This month-long celebration from September to October features hundreds of traditional American craftsmen and musicians. And during this time of the year, you shouldn’t miss out on some of Silver Dollar City’s Signature Stage Shows, such as “Headin’ West”.

Autumn Daze Craft Festival

In mid-September, guests can witness the unique skills of over 150 craftsmen and women in making only the finest Ozark Mountain handmade crafts. Be amazed with their talent in downtown Branson!

War Eagle Fall Fair

This regular fall fair starts in 2954 as a way to preserve traditional crafts & arts forms. From a small event, it has now transformed and expanded to one of the largest hand-made crafts fairs in the Ozarks. Don’t miss out on this fair in October, located south-west of Branson in War Eagle, AR!

Veteran’s Homecoming in Branson

Another must-see fall event during a Branson fall is the Veteran’s Day in November. It’s a grand celebration wherein the whole town pulls out all the stops to honor those who served and still continuous to serve our country. Branson honors the military veterans of the country through various ways and Veteran’s Parade, Festivals, special recognitions are just a few to do so.

Branson Thanksgiving Weekend

During your Branson Fall, you have the choice to either relax or celebrate the holiday weekends with your family. But don’t forget about the Branson thanksgiving weekend because Branson will have all the necessary preparations for this holiday weekend. There will be a number of are restaurants with unique thanksgiving meals. And after this weekend, you can splurge on great Christmas shopping deals at any of Branson’s shopping areas, including the outlets at the brand new Branson Landing. You can also check out the incredible lighting displays and special Christmas-themed shows since the Ozark Mountain Christmas Season begins this weekend. Don’t miss out on all the fun during your Branson fall!

And if you need a place to stay, make Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort your home away from home during your Branson fall. There are nightly log cabins and spacious condos available in a prime location in Branson that will let you take advantage of all the events and attractions Branson has to offer during this time of the year. Make the most out of your Branson fall with us at Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort!

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Experience Nature’s Touch In Your Branson Cabin

Nature is one important element that your vacation needs for you to get your mind off of worries and away from the fast-paced city living. Now, you can very much integrate nature into your vacation by going to Branson, Missouri. It is a place where a relaxing atmosphere and an adventurous vacation all mix pretty well.

Branson has everything that you are looking for in a nature-filled vacation. It features the best nature parks, where you can do various activities like hiking, and getting to know more about the history of Branson through its state parks. You can also get to enjoy a good game of golf while enjoying the sights of the Ozark Mountains and streams. Branson also have the best lakes with its Tri-Lakes – Lake Taneycomo, Bull Shoals Lake, and Table Rock Lake. A lot of activities can be done in the Tri-Lakes area. You can do fishing, boating, scuba diving, swimming, and a whole lot more. Fly fishing is also increasingly gaining popularity in Branson, and there are schools for fly fishing now in the Tri-Lakes area for guests to learn more about it.

The perfect lodging place for your vacation is a Branson cabin, Branson cabin in Thousand Hillsand the best Branson cabins are in Thousand Hills Golf Resort. Located in Highway 76 and just minutes away from the entertainment, shopping, and dining district of Branson, Thousand Hills gives you a fresh choice with your lodging place. Not your usual hotel or motel rooms, these Branson cabins offer you more than what you pay for. You also get to have your much-needed commune with nature in the cabin.

The Branson cabins in Thousand Hills are situated in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, which guarantees you a breathtaking view of nature from your cabin’s private deck. These cabins are also made of Colorado cut spruce logs to give these cabins a rustic setting. The cabins sport a simple façade, only to surprise you with its luxurious interior. Step inside the cabin and witness the perfect blending of a rustic atmosphere with modern architecture. Living in these log cabins will definitely give you a relaxing vacation and an intimate experience as the cabins itself brings nature closer to you.

Cabins in Thousand Hills have fully furnished bedrooms with a king-sized bed and linens to make you feel comfortable. It also has fully furnished bathrooms that has a Jacuzzi tub – a compete level-up to your bath time. You will never get bored in the cabin since there is a cable television with premium channels like HBO and ESPN. You can also bring a DVD of your favorite movie and play it with the cabin’s DVD player. Play online games and be updated with social networking sites, too, with the cabin’s free wireless internet connection. If these are not enough yet, take a dip in the swimming pool to feel fresh and relaxed.

These amenities are more than what others can offer you. Thousand Hills is the perfect choice for your lodging place if you want to unwind and have some peace of mind. Rent your Branson cabin now! Call 1-877-262-0430 for inquiries and reservations.

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Gastronomic Delights in Branson Restaurants

Branson restaurants are not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a Branson vacation. However, it cannot be denied that these restaurants in Branson play a great role in making the experience of Branson’s guests more memorable. You have a varied choice of dining places in Branson as you are presented with home cooking to a world-class gourmet. Ask for it, and Branson gives you exactly what you want and more.

Read along to find out about the best restaurants in Branson and what is in store for you when you come and visit them.

First off is the Lone Star Steakhouse and Salon. As its name suggests, it serves steaks. Big servings of it. So if you want to have a more-than-happy tummy, it is highly suggested that you visit this place. Ready your appetites, make sure they’re big enough, so that you will be able to make the most out of your Food from Lonestar Steakhouse in BransonLone Star Steakhouse experience. This restaurant is located next to Thousand Hills Golf Resort. It would be more convenient for you to come and visit Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon if you are staying in Thousand Hills, too.

If you are longing to experience dining in the Wild West, look no further because Branson brings you the flavors of Texas. Do not forget to drop by Gilley’s Texas Café to taste the dishes from the Lone Star State. Same great taste from Texas, only that it is now more convenient for you if you are on a vacation in Branson.

For great tasting barbeques, go to Famous Dave’s BBQ, which is located downtown in Branson Landing. This Branson restaurant is famous for its unique and original barbeque recipe, and also for its ribs. Meat lovers will surely get attracted to this restaurant as they have your meat done the way you want it. If you are still wondering how famous Famous Dave’s BBQ is, there is no better way to find out than visit the place and let your taste buds decide.

For those still in continual search for meat, Branson presents Texas Land and Cattle Steakhouse for the meat lovers, too! The place is styled in a very Texas way so you feel like you are dining in Texas every minute of your stay. This Texas steakhouse not only serves fine steaks; it also serves seafood so you have a variety to choose from for your dinner.

Reading seafood from the previous restaurant feature definitely makes you crave for more. For your seafood cravings, head on to Joe’s Crab Shack. In Joe’s Crab Shack, you enjoy your delightful meal while also being treated to a serene view of the beauteous Lake Taneycomo. Joe’s Crab Shack is located in Branson Landing and is also perfect for kids and adults alike. You can also go to the Red Lobster for another fresh seafood place.

Satisfy your every craving in Branson with the best restaurants that it has to offer you. Come over to Branson and experience the gastronomic delight-Branson style!

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Get To Know Branson When You Ride the Ducks

Are you planning for a Branson vacation? If you are planning to go the world’s live music capital, squeeze in a little bit of adventure in between your schedules of seeing Branson’s world-class live music shows. Find out what adventure means when you are in Branson since there is one in every little thing you do.Branson's Ride the Ducks

As a tourist in Branson, you would want to tour the place and its attractions, and get to know more about the history of the place. Branson also gives you a chance to explore and know more about the place – but with a twist. In Branson, you can tour the place while riding a “duck”. Sounds interesting, right?

Branson’s Ride the Ducks is the only land and lake adventure in Branson. You can get lots of information about the place and little tidbits that make Branson more interesting in the eyes of a tourist. The whole tour aboard the Ducks is fun, informative, and is considered by many to be Branson’s best show on wheels.

You are probably wondering about these “ducks” that are being used to tour Branson’s guests. These “ducks” are World War II military vehicles that are designed to carry troops and supplies from the military ship to the shore. Branson has renovated these amphibious vessels into a land and lake cruise vehicle for the tourists. These vehicles may come from the WW II era but make no mistake as these vehicles are perfectly strong enough to board lots of passengers. These vehicles also come with power steering, automatic curtains, increased freeboard, and dual line disc brakes. These Ducks uses the latest technology in marine design and safety.

Branson’s Ride The Ducks is one of the most unique and pleasurable experiences that you will ever have in Branson. Go sightseeing in Branson’s attractions in this exciting trip. Ride The Ducks is an 80-minute tour that will take you in Branson’s pathways and waters. Never underestimate the duck as it can take you climbing up into the top of the Ozark Mountain so you can see the gift of nature that is Branson. Aboard the Duck, you will also be taken to Highway 76, which is the entertainment district in Branson. You will also get to visit the Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, Table Rock Dam, and many other Branson attractions while you ride the Ducks. Your Ride The Ducks tour ends with a splash as you literally “splash” into Table Rock Lake for a lake cruise. Get to enjoy the perfect waters of Table Rock Lake in this cruise as you also get a good view of all the happenings in Branson’s land.

Ride The Ducks is commanded by competent and highly trained US Coast Guard-certified captains who mixes fun, humor, trivia, and music in 80-hours of your splendid Branson tour. Some of the guests also get to be a “duck for a day” with their bill-shaped noise makers.

This trip is definitely perfect for the entire family, for the seniors, for school field trips, for company outings, or you can have it just for the experience of riding the ducks. Grab some company now and quack along in Branson’s Ride The Ducks!

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