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Come to Branson’s White Water For Your Vacation


Are you excited for the summer? Well, who isn’t, right? But the more important question is: What are you doing for the summer? Summer is the best time to have that much needed vacation. Take the time to de-stress and forget for a while about all the worries! Plan a trip now to the premier vacation destination in the Midwest – Branson, Missouri!

Branson is beaming with attractions and activities that will keep you busy for the summer. The hot weather will not be a hindrance at all for you to have some outdoor fun. It doesn’t matter how hot it gets in Branson, because there is White Water to cool you off during the summer.

The White Water is a part of the attractions brought to you by Silver Dollar City. The entire water park is filled with over two million gallons of water to help its visitors beat the heat. White Water is a 13-acre park that gives its visitors extreme thrills and cool fun with its water rides and attractions. This park is also very family-friendly, so tag along the whole family so you can have memories to remember for the years to come. There are also cabanas available for $100 every Sunday to Friday, and for $125 every Saturdays. White Water also features four eateries within the park so that you can refill your tummy without going outside the park.

There are rides and attractions for every person, no matter how young or old, in Branson’s White Water. The most popular of the rides are the Aloha River, Kalani Towers, and Coconut Cove. Everyone will surely enjoy the Aloha River – a float ride that transports you into a whole new South Pacific world. The Aloha River features fountains, geysers, and a 30-foot tall tiki water tower, which makes this the ultimate family friendly ride in White Water. The Kalani Towers, one of White Water’s newest attractions, lets you experience free fall body surfing and racing with speeds up to 40 mph and from as high as 7.5 stories. Last but not the least, the Coconut Cove is the ride for the little kids to enjoy. The Coconut Cove has slides, interactive sprays, and shooting nozzles that will surely thrill the kids!

After a long day of fun and adventure in White Water in Branson, there is no need to cut that adventure short just to catch some snacks! Turn it into a food adventure instead with the park’s four eateries. Big Island Marketplace is where you can get fruit cups, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, pretzels, and nachos. High Tide Hannah’s Island Café is the place where you can have lunch with the entire family. Their menu includes chicken strips, cheeseburgers, salads, wraps, and many more. Surf’s Up Snacks is the perfect stop for your craving of sandwiches, fries, and funnel cakes. For desserts, go to Island Delights for soft serve cones, ICEE, and root beer floats.

White Water is located in Highway 76, so better get a lodging place near this place. Choose Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort for your lodging needs to make every day of your summer vacation an adventure in White Water!

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Spend Memorial Day in Branson Missouri


Branson is not only known to be the live music capital of the world and the ultimate vacation destination of the Midwest. It is also one of the places that celebrates traditions and holidays in the most unique way. With this, Branson is the perfect place to be this Memorial Day. Come over and celebrate Memorial Day with your loved ones right here in Branson and enjoy all the good things it has to offer.

May 26, 2014 is the date for the celebration of Memorial Day. In Branson, expect the best celebrations to happen. For your Memorial Day vacation with your family, get to know more about Branson by immersing yourself in its culture and traditions. You can also make memories with the attractions and activities in Branson.

For some family friendly activities in Branson, you can always visit Silver Dollar City, Branson’s world-class theme park. Kids and adults will enjoy the different attractions in the park. It has several heart-pumping rides that will surely let you have memorable moments with your loved ones. If you want to take a break from all the excitement in the park, there are also shows and plays in Silver Dollar City for you to watch. Silver Dollar City is also known to have the best theme park food in America. You could also spend some time in the TriLakes Area, to commune with nature on the pristine lakes of Branson. Activities you can do in this area are swimming, scuba diving, fishing, boating, and a lot more.

Your trip to Branson to the kids could also be a learning opportunity for the both of you. Even if you are on vacation, learning never stops. Branson has a lot of museums to give you additional tidbits of knowledge that you can share with the people back home. Visit the Titanic Museum to learn more about the unsinkable ship that sank, the stories of its survivors, and the artifacts that can be seen in the museum. The Hollywood Wax Museum in Branson never fails to fascinate the movie lovers. It has life-sized wax figures of your favorite Hollywood celebrities so you can take all the photos you want with them. For a more bizarre knowledge source, there is always the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum in Branson!

Make the most out of your Memorial Day vacation in Branson! Explore the whole city and discover a whole lot of things that you can enjoy. To have the best vacation ever, let Thousand Hills Golf Resort be a part of one memorable vacation. It has the lodging options that are perfect for families and those going solo on vacation. Reserve your very own units now for your vacation. Dial 1-877-262-0430 for more inquiries and reservations. 

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Brace Yourself and Have the Best Ride Ever of the Powder Keg Roller Coaster

PowderKeg LogoIf you want to treat the whole family for a wonderful summer vacation, come to Silver Dollar City in Branson and enjoy the thrill ride of the PowderKeg Roller Coaster. Built in 2004, PowderKeg Roller Coaster is the longest thrill ride in the park. This Roller Coaster is packed with amazing ride along with fantastic lakeside settings of the Table Rock Lake.

During the launching of the PowderKeg Roller Coaster, flames come out from the chimney at the exterior portion of the building and the barrels positioned outside the building burst out water. Meanwhile, a short audio track is played loudly with a man’s voice that says: “Hey, that area is restricted! You’re too close to that nitro! Do you smell smoke?” The coaster then moves forward from the shed of the nitro and the green lights go and flames would shoot out of the shed, then the coaster starts to move. In just 2.8 seconds, the coaster launches from 0 to 53 miles an hour and combines the gravitational forces and compressed air-launch with a speed of 64 miles an hour.

The coaster travels up and down the hills many times and run through many tight turns and then slowly moves up in a chain lift hill while bluegrass music is played. From the coaster will take a 90 degree turn before dropping down a steep of 110 feet. Coaster riders will then fly high through the trees over 3,500 feet of track for a truly exhilarating and breathtaking thrill ride experience. At the end of the roller coaster ride, in travels in a big helix that almost makes everyone in upside down position before it stops into the final brakes and back to the launching station.

PowderKeg Roller Coaster was designed that would raise every strand of hair of any thrill rider. With the height requirement of only 42 inches, young and old can have the opportunity to enjoy the thrilling roller coaster ride. The coaster has a unique restraint system that allows every rider a secured and safe ride. The adjustable lap bar across the hip allows every rider a comfortable sitting.

A ride with the PowderKeg Roller Coaster will let you experience a thrilling and exhilarating ride of your life. As you feel the excitement of the breathtaking view of the scenery, the lift hill chain can be heard as you come closer to the highest point, then plunge down with the pull of gravity and take the rest of the travel.

The exciting launch and the high speed of the PowderKeg Roller Coaster can really make the stomach of any thrill rider flip upside down. With the exciting and thrilling ride features of the Roller Coaster, it makes the Silver Dollar City a truly great thrill ride destination.

So, brace yourself and have the best thrilling ride ever of the PowderKeg Roller Coaster, visit the Silver Dollar City in Branson this summer season.


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Romantic Date in A Jacuzzi Branson Suite


For a romantic vacation with your special someone, why not plan a getaway in the Midwest where everything is laid back and fun at the same time? Choose to be in Branson Missouri for your own getaway as a couple. Branson offers you lots of attractions and activities so you can have your own time for yourself, and at the same time making memories with your loved one. To make your Branson vacation even more perfect, there is only one place to go to when it comes to your lodging place – Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort.

Thousand Hills has a very strategic location that will ensure you enjoy every bit of Branson while you are on vacation. It is located in the famous Highway 76, which is also considered to be the entertainment district of Branson. You can also find nearby theme parks and nature parks in this area. There are also the best restaurants and shopping malls in Branson near Highway 76. You are just a heartbeat away from places like Andy Williams Theater, Lonestar Steakhouse, Tanger Outlets, and many other shopping, dining, and live music places. Life would be so much easier when you are near all the things you want and need for your vacation.

For a romantic lodging place in Branson, rent a Jacuzzi Suite in Thousand Hills Golf Resort. The Jacuzzi Suites in Branson’s Thousand Hills is a couple’s dream getaway suite. It has a large, two-person whirpool tub in an overly large master bedroom. There is also a shower in the adjoining bathroom. Thousand Hills’ Jacuzzi Suites is a 620 square foot king suite in Branson which has everything waiting for you with its fully furnished bedrooms and bathrooms. A separate living area is also available in this suite so you can have your bonding moments over your favorite movie, which is also made possible with the suite’s cable television with premium channels, and a DVD player, too. You can also share your sweet moments with your special someone to the whole world with the Jacuzzi suites’ free high-speed wireless internet. Another feature of this Jacuzzi Suite in Branson is its private deck or porch, so you can have more moments together to talk about anything, and also to see the beautiful scenery brought about by the Ozarks.

Make that vacation date with your sweetheart a very special one. It may be any momentous occasion like an anniversary, honeymoon, birthday, or you may just simply want to spend time together. Let Branson be your partner in seeing your wonderful relationship blossom. Book your stay in Branson’s Jacuzzi Suite in Thousand Hills! For reservations, just call 1-877-262-0430.

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Go For A Branson Golf Home


Are you searching for the perfect retirement home? Or a vacation home for you and your family? Perhaps a home to start with your loved one? One place where you can have the best of it all is in Branson Missouri. Branson is the most happening place in the Midwest, with its world-class live music shows, tourist spots, theme parks, shopping malls, and a lot more.

When choosing a home in Branson, there is only one place to go to – Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort.  Thousand Hills is the industry leader when it comes to real estate in Branson. You can never go wrong with choosing the best of the best for your home in Branson. Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort offers various real estate choices for you. One of the most popular choices is the Branson golf homes in Thouand Hills Golf Resort. This choice is especially for you if you are a golf enthusiast! For those who aren’t, the promise of a beautiful scenery and living in the lush greens of Thousand Hills would make you feel like you are on a vacation everyday.

The Branson golf homes in Thousand Hills Golf Resort is located in the Green Mountain Drive at 100 Residence Lane. All in all, there are 34 patio homes available. Of course, the Branson golf homes in Thousand Hills will surely not disappoint because it is located in the award winning golf course in Thousand Hills. Thousand Hills’ golf homes are each 1650 square foot units. These also has open floor plans with 3 bedrooms. Two of the bedrooms in these golf homes are located upstairs. These homes also have 2 baths, kitchens with granite countertops and granite slab accents, wood flooring in the living room, and also a two car garage. Not only will you be living comfortably, you will also be living luxuriously in the Branson golf homes in Thousand Hills. To add more to the fun of living in these golf homes, there is an outdoor swimming pool available for use by the Branson golf home community.

Living in Thousand Hills is also a great advantage for you since it is simply located in the best spot in Branson. Thousand Hills is very near Branson’s entertainment district. You can watch your favorite shows whenever you want, and be home in just a couple of minutes. You can also embark on a new adventure everyday in Silver Dollar City because it is also close to Thousand Hills. For your basic needs, there is also shopping malls and restaurants near Thousand Hills. Everything is to your convenience in Thousand Hills. Don’t miss out on your chance now to live the life you have dreamed of. 

Inquire now about the Branson golf homes in Thousand Hills by calling 1-877-262-0430. 

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Reserve a Tee Time Online

Thousand Hills Golf LogoIf you want to schedule a golf party, a game with the family and friends, or a tournament event, you can do it quick with Thousand Hills Branson Golf which offers online reservation for tee time. The 18-hole public golf course at the Thousand Hills Golf Resort is one of the most popular golf courses in Branson for many good reasons. It was rated 4-Stars in 2009 by Golf Digest magazine and was voted Best of the Ozarks for the past two years in a row by the readers of the Springfield News-Leader for Branson Golf Courses.

If you and your fellow golfers want to test your skills, there is no other golf course in Branson that can deliver like Thousand Hills Golf Resort. As an awardee of the Golf Digest magazine, you can be sure that Thousand Hills Golf Resort is truly the most challenging and the most visited golf course in Branson, Missouri. Thousand Hills was designed by Robert E. Cupp that gives an exciting and thrilling test for beginner and professional golfers. Located around the natural scenery of the Ozarks, this golf course features all the comforts of a first-class and premier golf facility. The convenient city location genuinely gives golfers great advantage as compared to other golf courses in Branson.

Thousand Hills Golf Resort in Branson has a unique ability to cater different skill levels of golfers. From neophyte to professional, the resort has three separate sets of tees that ensure an interesting and challenging game without discrimination of age or skill level of golfers. The perfect location of the golf course near the majestic lakes is another good benefit of playing the resort’s 18-hole masterpiece.

As your golf adventure takes you through the beautiful natural scenery, wooded hills, awesome colors of the foliage around the Ozark Mountains, you would never think that you were within a short distance from the 76 Strip and Branson’s world famous live music shows. This golf resort in Branson is also within 5-minute drive from Lake Taneycomo and 10 minutes from Table Rock Lake. The convenient location of the golf course in a beautiful surrounding with a calm and relaxing atmosphere makes every golfer decide to come back some other time.

Thousand Hills Golf Resort offers full service to all golfers and provides amenities such as indoor and outdoor pools and exercise facility. The resort also offers discounts to all nightly rental guests. All golfers can enjoy online discounts offered by the golf resort by simply clicking the Thousand Hills website. You can also check our Online Store that includes multi-course offers and golf packages. You can also have the chance to make a tee time reservation of your golf course tee times up to 60 days in advance.




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Join the Ozark Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Rally in Branson


Heads up for the people who love so much action, adventure, and an adrenaline rush! Finally, Branson will not just be a live entertainment capital of the world for you. Your ultimate vacation destination in the Midwest is also the place where you can witness breathtaking and adrenaline-pumping action!

This event full of thrills and excitement is called the Ozark Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Rally. This event will be held on June 19 up to June 21, 2014. Now would be the perfect time to plan on joining this event. This event will be happening in the Area 57 Event Center in 1610 West Highway 76 in Branson, Missouri And the best thing about this event is that it has free entrance and it is open to the public! Whether you are a fan of motorcycle shows, or you just want to experience an event if this kind, you are still very much welcome to go to the Ozark Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Rally. The event will not only feature a motorcycle show. You can also enjoy other activities and attractions such as poker runs, live music bands, ride in movies, street vendors, and a whole lot more.

The Area 57 Event Center for the Ozark Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Rally is also located in Highway 76, an area which is considered by many tourists to be Branson’s entertainment district. So if you are coming to see the Ozark Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Rally, make sure that you make the most out of your visit to Branson, too. Don’t miss out on the live music shows and theater plays that Branson is very famous for. You can also visit Branson’s world-class theme park, Silver Dollar City. In Silver Dollar City, you must try the ride called Outlaw Run, which is also considered to be the most daring wood coaster in the world. Be ready for adrenaline-packed and adventure-filled moments here in Branson. To provide you with some breathers from all the excitement from the motorcycle show and theme parks, you can always visit Branson’s nature parks. The nature parks of Branson are a really great way to be able to commune with nature and to free yourself from worries.

To make your vacation to Branson even more special, go to a place with offers you luxurious living, comfort, and convenience. In Branson, there is only one place to give you that – Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort. Thousand Hills is located in Highway 76 also, perfect for you not to miss anything in the Ozark Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Rally. Imagine being home in just minutes after spending a whole day in the event. Thousand Hills also offers your various lodging options, depending on what you may need.

Make your vacation a truly memorable one by spending it in the Ozark Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Rally and Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort. Inquire now about the lodging places in Thousand Hills. just call 1-877-262-0430.

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Shop in Memorial Day Weekend Sale in Tanger Mall


Shopping may not be the first thing that would come to your mind when you think about Branson. But shopping is one of the things that you can enjoy in Branson. In fact, it has even become an attraction in itself already. Branson’s outlet malls offer you the best finds with great bargains, too. Another thing you have to watch out for are the occasional sales that happen in these malls.

Get ready to shop until you drop in Branson because this month of May marks the sale season! Plan your vacation trip to Branson as early as now because on the 23rd to the 26th of May 2014, a Memorial Day Weekend Sale is happening in Branson’s Tanger Mall! Tanger Mall is one of Branson’s most famous outlet malls. This is one place where you can have your favorite designer clothes at big, big savings! Some of the brands that you can find in Tanger Outler Center are Abercrombie & Fitch, Adidas, Aeropostale, Calvin Klein, Chico’s Outlet, Converse, DKNY, Guess, GAP Outlet, Kenneth Cole, Kipling, Lacoste, Michael Kors, Nautica, Polo Ralph Lauren, Reebok, Skechers, Tommy Hilfiger, Vans, Van Heusen, and many others. You can now be updated with the latest in the fashion industry even while you are enjoying your vacation. For the fashion savvy kids, there are also shops that cater to them. Tanger Outlet Mall not only gives you the best fashion finds, it also has the best restaurants to give you a lift from all the shopping.

The Memorial Day Weekend Sale goes on for four days, so you can have a lot of time to catch up in case you miss your chances. You can get really big savings in this weekend sale so while you are at it, plan an itinerary in Branson wherein you can make the most out of your visit. One must visit the most popular theme park in Branson, Silver Dollar City where the world class rides are. When in Silver Dollar City, make sure that you try the Outlaw Run which is known to be the world’s most daring wood coaster. Other attractions that you should not miss out in Branson are the live music shows that Branson is very famous for. Catch a live music show in Highway 76 to make your Branson vacation a memorable one. Get to see the homegrown talents in Branson as they take over the stage and entertain you with good music and their own brand of entertainment.

If you are looking for a place to stay in Branson, go to Thousand Hills Golf Resort where you can have various lodging options. You are also guaranteed convenience since Thousand Hills is also located near Branson’s entertainment district. Book that trip to Branson now! Dial 1-877-262-0430 for inquiries.

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Have Some Fun under the Sun in Branson’s White Water


During summer season, you may experience the rise of temperature in the day that can make you uncomfortable. Not so in Branson, your summer vacation will always be full of fun no matter how hot the outside temperature is because at Branson’s White Water you have many reasons to beat the summer heat. White Water Adventure in Branson is a perfect summer getaway that will let you enjoy awesome great wave pools, water slides, and other exciting water rides. This park in Silver Dollar City features ten park rides with an area of 13 acres. Great attractions in the Silver Dollar City include Ride The Ducks, Showboat Branson Belle, and Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede.   

This summer season 2014, White Water park features the KaPau Plummet, a new water ride that features two dueling 240-foot slides, each launching into a 70-degree plunge. This thrilling water ride surpasses any water ride thrills at Branson’s White Water. Riders in this KaPau Plummet can experience a exhilarating thrill ride where it starts from atop a 40-foot tower.  This thrilling attraction and heart pumping ride will take you down at a speed of 26 feet per second on free fall.

Aloha River LogoBranson’s White Water features three popular rides namely Kalani Towers, Aloha River, and Coconut Cove. The newest attraction Kalani Towers in the park features 6 lanes, 2 for free fall and the other 4 lanes for racing against your friends at a speed of 40 mph down from the height equivalent to 7 and a half story. Another great ride is the Aloha River which is an exciting float ride that takes you to South Pacific themed paradise. This 800 foot long float ride gives riders a thrilling ride along the geysers, fountains, and the 30 foot tall tiki water tower. Coconut Cove is another exciting ride that offers younger kids fantastic rides with slides, shooting nozzles and interactive sprays in a pool with shallow water for the safety of children.

This summer time, it is fantastic to take a wild water adventure and dive into the park’s exciting attraction of water-filled playground. With 7,000 feet in length of water slides, water enthusiasts in the park will surely enjoy various exciting thrill rides. From speed-slides to twisting typhoons to soakers and great geysers, thrill riders will surely enjoy ultimate fun at White Water Adventure in Branson.

Water slides enjoyment is not enough for water enthusiasts at the White Water park. Indulge refreshing treats with your family at one of the beautiful spots around the park or occupy a cabana at a small fee at the poolside with locker, fan, and television.  Plus you can take home many beautiful items you want to have at the White Water gift shops such as surf gear, latest fashion wears, sandals, and theme souvenirs.

If you want to beat the heat and have some fun this summer season, visit the Branson’s White Water park in Silver Dollar City where it is great to enjoy thrilling water rides.


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Life is Full of Adventure and Fun at the Branson Arcades

Arcade games became so popular with adolescents and young adults that is usually operated by coins. Branson arcades have a variety of state-of-the-art games that include skee-ball, video games, driving games, and hunting and sporting games.  There are also varieties of redemption games that dispense tickets which can be redeemed at the end of game for a prize. Arcade games are something amusing when played at local arcade while you pump quarters in any of the games.

Wild World Arcade Games LogoBranson’s Wild World features a number of arcade games and all open for guests of all ages. In this Wild World, you can see water creatures like crocodiles, sharks, turtles, alligators, lizards, and other interesting animals.  In addition to these creatures, the place features a “Jungle Arcade.” The arcade offers a number of pool tables and video games and more. With a small fee, anyone can enjoy every game in the arcade. Branson’s Wild World is also perfect for birthday parties and other special occasions. 

If you like to feel the adrenaline rush that comes while you accelerate the pedal, then check out Crazy Taxi High Roller game which is one of the most popular arcade games of all time.  This game will position you in the driver’s seat of a crazy taxi in some of the most interesting cities in America – from Las Vegas to the streets of San Francisco. This game features a killer soundtrack from artists such as Bad Religion, The Offspring, and Methods of Mayhem that will let you ride in style as you pick up passengers to a long journey.

If you have dreamed of marching with a football team down the field in the last two minutes to win the Super Bowl, and while you are not suited yet with the pros, you can still play this great game with the NFL Two Minute Drill. This action-filled arcade game features four pop out targets and three different sized stationary targets that you must hit with a football in order to score. You can heave touchdown passes without getting tackled – and this a deal you simply can’t ignore.

When you are in Branson and drive along Highway 76, you will easily notice the go-kart tracks and mini-golf courses that mark the landscape. You’ll never notice that some of the attractions in the area have arcades inside some of the buildings. In the area, there are arcades in tracks 3 and 5 that offer a variety of games, including driving games, dance games, Skee-Ball, and hunting/sporting games.  In the arcade, you can play games for tickets that are redeemable after you finished playing.

There is another place that offers arcade games, the Grand Country Square where you and family can enjoy many of the games. From Big Bag Wheel to Guitar Hero, there is always something enjoyable for everyone in the arcade.

If you are planning a wonderful trip this summer season, bring your family for some fun and experience to play some of the popular games in Branson arcades.


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