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Silver Dollar City: A Place for Year-Round Fun


Silver Dollar City is considered far by Branson’s most famous theme park. It is a place where you can take the whole family to have fun and excitement. It is also the place to go if you are looking for some spine-tingling, mind-boggling thrill rides. The theme park has different features that you would just enjoy. Starting off with its rides, it has over 30 rides and attractions for you to enjoy. If you are looking for world-class roller coasters, then Silver Dollar City is the place to go! Another is that it provides 6 entertainment venues for Branson’s famous live shows where you can enjoy more than 40 shows per day! Now, a theme is not a theme park without the food, right? Silver Dollar City is also home to 12 different restaurants that serve traditional and unique Branson dishes. As a matter of fact, “Amusement Today” has given the theme park the title for best theme park food in the whole of America. Silver Dollar City the an action-packed theme park, which also features craftsmanship all over the area as there are over 100 craftsmen in every corner doing crafts. So, when you are in Branson, Missouri, don’t forget to visit Silver Dollar City!

The fun doesn’t end with that because Silver Dollar City is also a venue for different festivities and celebrations all throughout the year. Branson, Missouri is a number one tourist destination and Silver Dollar City is one of the best Area Attractions in the entertainment capital of the Midwest. Here are the festivals you could see every year at Siler Dollar City from mid-March through December 30. Click the links for more details:


Bluegrass and BBQ Festival

National Kids Fest

Southern Gospel Picnic

National Harvest Festival

Old Time Christmas

With all of these festivities, there is no doubt why more and more people are going to Branson, Missouri and visit Silver Dollar City to make the most out of their stay. The theme park provides more than just fun as it lets you create memories that you will cherish for the rest of your lives with your family.

While you are in Branson, maximize your stay at Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort. At any time of the year, the resort will provide you with the best Branson accommodation. And for whatever purpose, you will surely have more than what you pay for. You can choose from a Branson Condo, a Branson Log Cabin, or a Branson Lakefront Condo. Whatever you lifestyle or taste is, Thousand Hills has what you are looking for. For more information, or for reservations, please dial 1-877-262-0430.

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A Romantic Branson February For The Couple


February is another time of the year for the couple. It is the love month, the romantic month, the sweet month, the very month that gives life to cupid. So, this February, spend the romantic month with your partner in the best place in the country. It’s is none other than Branson, Missouri, where fun and entertainment keep the city alive.

Branson, Missouri is far by one of the most famous tourist destination in the Midwest. It has so many things to see and do that will surely make your February one of the best months of your year. Starting with the breathtaking lakes in the area, you can take a stroll along the shores of the pristine lakes with your loved one and just enjoy the each other’s presence. You can do this in the morning and feel the cold windy air along with the warm sunshine that will touch your skin. And once your day starts, you can engage in different water activities in the TriLakes Area. Don’t forget to check out the State Park Marina!

After having so much fun at the lakes, chill out by watching the live musical shows that made Branson famous. There will be so many shows to choose from! Whether it’s a romantic show or a comedy show, you will enjoy it with your loved one. And if you feel that tummy grumble, treat yourselves to a Valentine’s Lunch in known Branson Restaurants. Delight in delicious local and international cuisine whipped by the best chefs in town!

Spend the afternoon by knowing more about the Titanic at the Branson Titanic Museum. It is the world’s largest Titanic Museum. You won’t get lost because the actual building is a half-scale replica of the Titanic. Discover facts and see dozens of artifacts found in the sunken ship below the Pacific Ocean. You will absolutely love it as you will feel like you are part of the huge ship. It’s an adventure and an educational trip for you and your loved one.

Finally, complete your day by having that romantic dinner. You can have it on a cruise on the Landing Princess as you travel by water and see the Table Rock Lake at night. It would truly be a romantic night for the both of you, so make sure to not miss this!

After that long day, you would want to have that rest. Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort has just what you are looking for. The Branson Log Cabin is simply perfect for you and your loved one. It is located in a secluded and romantic setting that takes you away from the busy streets of the metro. Feel the peace around you as you enjoy each other’s company. Make the most out of this lovely month. For more information, or for reservations, 1-877-262-0430.

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Celebrate your New Year’s Eve in Branson


It’s just a few more days and it’s time to welcome 2014! New Year is just there and wouldn’t it be great if you were to celebrate it in the number one tourist destination in the Midwest? Yes, Branson, Missouri is the place to be this upcoming New Year. It is perfectly located at the heart of the Ozarks, and surrounded by numerous Area Attractions for your ultimate enjoyment. The city can provide the whole family with entertainment and make the New Year’s Eve a very memorable one. Branson has all forms of entertainment – from live musical shows to great outdoors! If you want your New Year to be the best, better consider Branson, Missouri as your destination! Here are the things you should not forget this New Year’s Eve:

Branson Shows

Branson became famous because of the live musical shows it has. There are just so many shows that will keep you entertained while you are in the city. Every single day, there are over a hundred shows that plays. This new year, watch out for shows such as the Jim Stafford Show, Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede, and Legends in Concert. It would definitely be a great way to celebrate December 31st through these shows.

Branson Outdoors

The Branson Outdoors is one of Missouri’s pride. The natural lands of Branson is the perfect getaway backdrop if you want to be in a peaceful place, away from the busy streets of Missouri. You can engage in many activities while you enjoy the outdoors, such as mountain biking, hiking, ziplining, canopy touring, camping, and so much more. Besides that, the TriLakes Area in Branson would be the best place to be to experience the outdoors.

Branson Parties

Your New Year in Branson would not be complete without the parties! Be present in the celebrations in Branson at the Chateau on The Lake and many more. These parties will welcome you to the Branson tradition. Whether you are looking for a planned time of celebration or not, the parties in Branson would definitely give you an awesome New Year’s Eve.

There’s only a few days left before New Year’s Eve, so you better make plans as early as now if you want to have the best ending for 2013. Whether you’re interested in area attractions, thrill rides, restaurants, shopping, outdoors, or live entertainment, Branson has it all for you. Make this New Year’s Eve count and spend it in Branson, Missouri.


And while you are in Branson, make Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort your home away from home. We have the best Branson Lodging you could ever imagine. Choose from a Branson Log Cabin, a Branson Condo, or a Branson Lakefront Condo. You won’t regret it! For more information, or for reservations, please dial 1-877-262-0430.

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Start the Year Right in Branson


January is the time of the year when people are starting a new life and a new beginning. It’s the time of the year after the busy Christmas and it is also the time of the year that has a slow pace in the entertainment districts of the world. As you celebrate the best Christmas 2013, why not make your January 2014 count as well by spending it in Branson, Missouri.

Even if Branson, Missouri is an entertainment capital of the Midwest, it is also a place to just chill out and relax and spend the month of January away from the busy streets of the metro. There are still many things to do in Branson that will not just keep you entertained, but will also let you have an awesome time! As said, January is a slower month as compared to other months of the year. Thus, spend it in the city by visiting places which you do not go to on a typical vacation. You don’t have to worry because the crowd you might be expecting won’t be there thanks to the winter season!

You can start your Branson January by attending one of the popular January events, which is the honouring of the American Veterans with remembrance of the signing of the Vietnam Peace Accord in 1973. There will be a ceremony and a dinner each year. Know more about the history of the country by attending this traditions that remains sacred to Americans and to those who participated in the war. You can also visit the Veterans Memorial Museum to know more about the courageous deeds of our countrymen. It is definitely a great way to start the year!

The museums in Branson are also places that you can visit during your Branson January. They are both entertaining and educational and for sure, kids would love them. One of the museums is the Branson Titanic Museum. You won’t get lost if you are looking for it because the building is actually a half-scale replica of the Titanic. Each year, there is a Branson tradition wherein an ice sculpting event will be held at the museum. Famous ice sculptors from all over the world will keep you entertained while you learn more about the history of the Titanic. It’s going to be w winter season plus all the ice, so it’s going to be really chilly! But of course, there are also other museums in Branson which you can visit. You can try the Ripley’s Believe it Or Not Museum and get to see out of this world things that will leave you flabbergasted! Or you can be closer to your favorite celebrities at the Hollywood Wax Museum. Just don’t forget to bring your cameras!

January is also a great time to do some after Christmas shopping if you are avoiding the huge crowds in the malls. Head to historic downtown district and behold the different shopping places such as the Branson Landing, Tanger Outlet, Imax Shopping Complex, and The Shopped at Branson Meadows. You can either shop or just enjoy the rest of the day with your family.  There are just so many things to do in Branson! For more places to visit, please visit Branson Area Attractions.


With all of that, Branson will surely keep you entertained if you decide to spend you January with us. And for your home away from home, let Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort do its job to serve you. You can choose from a Branson Condo, a Branson Log Cabin, or a Branson Lakefront Condo. These Branson Lodging will definitely keep you away from the busy streets of the metro without being too far from Branson Area Attractions. For more information, or for reservations, please dial 1-877-262-0430.

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#NowPlaying Live Shows in Branson


Branson, Missouri is an entertainment capitol in the Midwest. Millions of tourists from all over the world go here in search of something new, something fun, and something exciting. Because of that, Branson, Missouri has been established to cater to the desires of the people by having different kinds of attractions. And one of those attractions is the live musical shows, which is the reason for the fame of the entertainment capitol. The Branson Live Shows have brought Branson where it is today.

The Branson Live Shows are more than just shows. There are different unique stories with the accompaniment of music for the enjoyment of people. From the usual drama scenes to the action packed Wild West, there is always something for everyone. Actually, there are magic, rock ‘n’ roll, country, family harmonies, comedy, variety, gospel, and dinner shows that will absolutely and definitely keep you going from morning until night! For more than 50 years, these Live Shows have been a staple of vacation in Branson. With more than 100 shows, all you could possibly imagine is already in Branson Live Shows. Branson offers a variety of entertainment options for all visitors no matter what age.

While you are in Branson, you would want to continue the fun in one of Branson’s luxurious hotel & resorts. Thus, Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort is proud to present to you its line of Branson nightly rentals. You have three choices to choose from: A Branson Condo, Branson Log Cabin, or Branson Table Rock Lake Condo.

If you want to have a fresh view of the award-winning Thousand Hills Golf Course and feel the aura of the lush greens, try the Branson Condo. You can make use of the amenities included, such as indoor and outdoor pools and a complete gym area. The Branson Log Cabin is a famous Branson Lodging at the Cabins at Grand Mountain. Enjoy the secluded and romantic wooded setting of a Branson Log Cabin with an interior that is intended to flow with the surroundings; you will truly feel that you are one with nature. And if you want to have the most luxurious place to stay that is only minutes from one of Branson’s most pristine lakes, Table Rock Lake, check out The Majestic. These 2 to 4 Branson Table Rock Lake Condos will wow you from the moment you set food on the place. The interior is simply exceptional and the scenery outside can’t be explained by words alone!


Plan your next vacation with your family and schedule the Live Shows you want to see. Have fun and make the most out of your Branson trip. Maximize your stay and make Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort your home away from home. For more information or for reservations, dial 1-877-262-0430.

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Branson Log Cabins: Your Own Private Getaway



The perfect lodging place would be something that defines luxury and comfort. The log cabins in Branson not only gives you the feel of a five-star hotel; it also gives you the comfort that you really need and want to get from your vacation. Among all the other lodging options that you have in Branson, why should you choose a Branson log cabin?


One of the most popular leaders of the Branson log cabin rentals is Thousand Hills Golf Resort. Thousand Hills is strategically located in Highway 76 in downtown Missouri. This is the place where practically everything and anything exciting happens in Branson. It is located near Silver Dollar City, Branson’s world-famous amusement park, and other nature parks that anyone will find delight in, whether you may be a nature lover or not. It is also situated near Branson’s best restaurants and live music shows and theaters. Clearly, location is of the best advantage to you when you choose Thousand Hills to be your lodging place in Branson.


The Branson log cabins in Thousand Hills promises you three things: scenery, luxury, and comfort. Scenery is an important aspect for your vacation lodging place as it can set your mood and can also help to relax your mind. These Branson log cabins is surrounded by woods and valleys, and is located in Thousand Hills’ secluded area. It guarantees a very homey feeling for you, and not all people in Branson get to experience this relaxed atmosphere that is exclusive to Thousand Hills Golf Resort.


Luxury is not all about gold. While the Branson log cabins in Thousand Hills does not have glittery gold stuff in it, it still promises you the feeling of being in a high-end hotel. The cabins are made of Colorado cut spruce logs so that even the interiors speak of the rusty and rugged feel of the cabins. The interior of the cabin is also infused with an air of modernity that perfectly blends well with the rustic look of the cabin. These cabins also come with fully furnished bedrooms and bathrooms, with king-sized beds, comfortable linens, and Jacuzzi tubs. Also, to further define luxury, these cabins have come with a fully equipped kitchen, where all the things you need for cooking are basically available. For your relaxation needs, these Branson log cabins also have a porch or a private deck where you can sit back, relax, and listen to the sounds of nature to completely keep your mind away from worries.


Lastly, comfort is of the utmost importance in any lodging place. The Branson log cabins in Thousand Hills offers you just that. Be comfortable enough with the spacious log cabins. The spacious living room of the log cabins makes it the perfect place for some bonding activities with family and friends. When something feels truly like your own home, it is comfort.


Book your own Branson log cabin rental in Thousand Hills Golf Resort now and experience the perfect private getaway for your vacation.

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Branson Attractions: Keep You Coming Back For More



There is no doubt that Branson has one of the most spectacular attractions in the whole of America. Branson takes you to the old style living, but infuses a hint of modernity in it, and people who have been to Branson would have to agree that those two mix really well. If you are planning a trip to Branson anytime soon, make sure you get to see and experience these Branson attractions.


One thing you have to keep in mind when in Branson is just to have fun – lots of it. And this is not an arduous task for your Branson vacation since there are a lot of attractions and things to do. You would not even realize that a whole day has passed by you. Branson attractions are bound to keep you amazed and entertained throughout your whole stay here in Branson. One of the attractions that you should not miss out on is Silver Dollar City. Silver Dollar City is the world-famous 1880’s-themed amusement park in Branson. Several rides, like the Powder Keg and Giant Swing, will surely get your adrenaline rushing in no time. But if you are feeling more like a daredevil, then you must try riding the Outlaw Run. The Outlaw Run is one ride that Silver Dollar City is most proud of, since it is considered to be the world’s most daring wood coaster. With its twists and turns, you are surely into one hell of a ride.


If you are looking for Branson attractions that are more serene and more inclined to nature, then Branson also has it for you. Branson also has three pristine lakes, which is called the TriLakes Area. The TriLakes Area, composed of Bull Shoals Lake, Lake Taneycomo, and Table Rock Lake, proves to be an attraction in itself among Branson guests. Several activities in these lakes like boating and fly fishing are also free for the guests to experience.


Branson shopping malls may be quite an attraction already for the guests. Though it is not one of the main things that people associate with Branson, Branson shopping has made a name for itself because of the great discounts and bargains that people can get. Apart from the discounts, there are also unique finds in Branson – perfect as a gift for your loved ones especially during the holiday season. Some Branson outlet malls to visit are Branson Landing, Tanger Outlet Center, and IMAX Entertainment Complex.


After a whole day of fun and shopping, treating yourself to a yummy and sumptuous meal would not hurt at all. Branson restaurants are set to actually satisfy people with big appetites. These restaurants also cater to your every craving – from seafood to steaks. Indulge in Branson’s treat to your tummies. As they say, “A way to a man’s heart is through his stomach” so there is no doubt that you will love Branson.

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A Branson Lakefront Condo for New Year


Christmas is just around the corner and you can already feel the cold breeze of the season. And not just that but also see dazzling lights all over the streets in preparation for the actual Christmas day. At the same time that you hear the bells ringing harmoniously with angelic voices of chorales, you know that it would be New Year soon. A new year is a new hope for a new beginning. A new year is to a new life.

This new year, have a new life in the homey streets of Branson, Missouri. The entertainment capital of the Midwest is not only a place for fun, thrills, and excitement, but also for the best home that you can have. Just imagine how wonderful it would be to have your new year with a new life at the heart of Branson.

Thousand Hills Sales Company, which works with Thousand Hills Golf Resort, is proud to present you its newest addition to its Branson Real Estate collection: Branson Table Rock Lake Condominiums. Appropriately named the Majestic, these Branson homes are the newest and the most luxurious place to stay in Branson. Table Rock Lake is one of the most pristine Lakes in Missouri, and having its main channel as your view from each unit at the Majestic is just breathtaking. You can enjoy every beautiful sunset everyday if you make the Majestic your new home.

The Majestic is Thousand Hills Sales Company’s project which sits on a strip of land near the shores of Table Rock Lake. The units are of the finest and newest appointments that will surely make you have that luxurious life you have been dreaming of at an affordable price. The prefect view of Table Rock Lake, the perfect location at the heart of Branson that lets you have all the fun the city has to offer, and the finest designs and appointments make this Branson home simply the best. Not to mention you can have the option to participate in a nightly rental program. That’s having rental income while you’re not using it!

Looking further into a Branson Lakefront condo, you will have a sun porch of your own. Once you step inside, you will see the unparalleled furnishings of the interior. The spacious living room will keep you entertained during that lazy afternoon, and the rooms are of high-end beddings that will make every night as dreamy as possible. Truly, there are more than what meets the eyes and the things that you can see in your surrounding can’t be explained by words alone. Know more about a Branson Table Rock Lake Condo by visiting For more information contact Thousand Hills Sales Company. Please dial 1-800-495-4653 or email us at

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Blast from the Past: Silver Dollar City's Old Time Christmas


As Branson, Missouri is known all over the world as one of the most promising tourist destination, it is also one of the bet Christmas destinations because of all the things you can do in the entertainment capital of the Midwest. One of the key features of a Christmas in Branson is the famous Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City, Branson's most popular theme park. So when you're in Branson, don't forget Silver Dollar City. Bring the whole family with you and have the best Christmas of your lives!

Silver Dollar City's Old Time Christmas is one of its best features every year. Take a break from all the thrill as the entire theme park is transformed into a Christmas wonderland. There place will be submerged into a sea of dazzling lights and there will be various Christmas songs -- both old and new -- playing all over the theme park. Starting November 2 all the way to December 30, Silver Dollar City will be open with a magical Christmas theme.

Once you're in Silver Dollar City, the things you can do will be countless! Behold you eyes with the beautiful 5-story Christmas tree bursting with lights and colors, delighting guests and visitors from all ages. Besides that, you can also enjoy some Branson shows in the theme park such as It's a Wonderful Life, A Dicken's Christmas Carol, The Living Nativity, and so much more. And for the kids, make them see Frosty, which is an interactive musical that lets kids be part of the action as they bring the legendary snowman into life. And if weather permits, you will get to see Gift of Christmas Holiday Light Parade with over 100,000 lights passing the city streets twice each evening.

Old Time Christmas is a treat for the eyes and a festivity for the souls this season. There are so many things to do in the theme park. Don't forget to have your cup of Hot Chocolate or Wassail as you travel back in time to celebrate this wonderful season!


Continue the Christmas celebration in Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort with the best Branson Lodging. You can choose from the best accommodations, which are decorated with a Christmas theme for the enjoyment of guests and visitors. Choose from a Branson Condo, a Branson Log Cabin, or a Branson Lakefront Condo. You will never go wrong with these. And if you stay with us, don't forget your discount coupons for that much wanted Christmas shopping! You will be having more than what you pay for. For more information, or for reservations, dial 1-877-262-0430.

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Branson’s Award Winning Christmas Season

If you’re staying in one of Thousand Hills’ beautiful Branson cabins this holiday season, you aren’t far from some of the best entertainment Branson has to offer. As shows move into their holiday mode, you get to see the best of Branson’s Christmas variety. Home of one of Branson’s favorite Christmas shows, Andy Williams’ Moon River Theatre is one of Branson’s must sees.

The Andy Williams Christmas Show featuring the Osmonds and the Lennon Sisters will also return to Branson in 2013. This year, the show will feature a tribute to Williams, a.k.a. “Mr. Christmas” himself. The full show features amazing sets, dancers, a full orchestra, variety acts and the sounds of Christmas. From Nov. 1 – Dec. 7, the Osmonds and the Lennon Sisters will entertain audiences at the Andy Williams Moon River Theater. Shows are Monday – Saturday at 8 p.m. For more information about tickets, visit

christmas in branson missouriAnother great Christmas show in the Branson area is The Sanders Family Christmas. The show continues the Sanders family story from Smoke on the Mountain. It’s Christmas Eve, 18 days after the attack on Pearl Harbor. The Depression is ending, but war looms on the horizon. Their only son is joining the Marine Corps, and the Sanders Family is having to say goodbye. But, before he goes, the family is working on the Christmas celebration at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. They use Christmas carols and holiday hymns to help raise the spirits of the audience and the rest of the family.

Dixie Stampede is also rolling out the red carpet for the holidays in their Dixie Family Christmas. Their spectacular live nativity features the three kings riding into Bethlehem on their camels, and the beauty of the angels descend from above. Elves from the North and South Poles will compete while you are served the amazing four-course feast Dixie Stampede is famous for! You can also enjoy Christmas music and entertainment one hour prior to the main show in the Carriage Room. The best part is that all this entertainment and family fun are included in the price of your ticket. Make sure to reserve your tickets for a Dixie Family Christmas today. Visit to make your reservations.

Another Branson favorite is Sight and Sound Theaters. Named the “Christian Broadway”, Sight and Sound Theaters brings you a unique theater experience with a wraparound stage and bring the action of the show right into the audience. The Bible comes to life all around you. The Miracle of Christmas brings the bustle of Bethlehem right to you, with camels, horses, and donkeys parading by. You can enjoy treats and festivities on-site before the show, so come early to join the holiday spirit at Sight and Sound. Visit to reserve your tickets and see the full line up of Sight and Sound shows.

Also throughout November and December, the Presley’s Country Jubilee, the Rankin Brothers, the Twelve Irish Tenors, and Shoji Tabuchi will also be offering special Christmas celebration shows. Be sure to visit them online or call the theatre box offices to get more information about show times and tickets.

Branson has a great Christmas season that’s waiting to be experienced by you and your family. Visit Branson for the holidays and make memories you’ll cherish.

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