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Thank You Springtime, Welcome Summertime in Branson

Spring season is a wonderful time in Branson to enjoy the exciting attractions, great outdoor activities, and thrilling water sports adventure. In spring time, it’s so wonderful to feel the refreshing air snaps your face while spending outdoor adventures of hiking, biking, and horseback riding in many great hiking trails in Branson. Spring time is also a great time to enjoy the lush greenery of the wildlife in the Ozark Mountains with the flourishing blooms of flower and plants.


After spending a wonderful vacation in spring time with the family, it’s time to schedule a wholesome fun in the coming of summertime in Branson. Experience the cool mornings, hot summer sun, lakeside activities, water parks, a cool evening breeze, and summer night shows with dinner. Summertime in Branson at the Silver Dollar City features summer events and festivals. Branson offers guests great vacation ideas for fun-packed outdoor activities and exciting water sports adventures around the lakes.


Celebration City Theme Park LogoSilver Dollar City Theme Park offers visitors more summer fun with the new Celebration City Theme Park. This 112-acre park includes 24 rides, multiple layers of entertainments, amusements, restaurants, games, and a spectacular evening Laser Light Show. White Water Park offers water sports fun on hot summer afternoon, and Silver Dollar City Theme Park offers a full-day exciting thrill rides. During summer time, the Theme Park features several festivals and events ideal for families and kids that include the National Kid’s Festival held in May to August.


Swimming, boating, and jet skiing in the lake are exciting fun activities that can be enjoyed during summer time in Branson. Moonshine beach on Table Rock Lake offers public swimming at Corps of Engineers Campground, and at the Pork of Kimberling in Kimberling City. It is also perfect to explore serene inlets with the kayak or paddle boat to see nature at its best. If you prefer a closer look of the lake’s bottom, scuba diving is a thrilling water adventure in a pristine water of the Table Rock Lake.


Do you want to beat the heat and look for alternatives to the scorching sun this summer time? Branson has plenty of indoor activities that can give you a short history lesson. Explore the new American Presidential Museum where you can stand beside the life-size replicas of the Oval Office and the President. Remember to snap your photo taken with the President where it is one-of-a-kind remembrance that you and family will never forget.


If you are a movie fan, the IMAX Entertainment Complex features IMAX movies on Elite Cinema II with popular Hollywood movies, and live performances in the Little Opry Theater. You might also want to enjoy a fabulous entertainment show choices in Branson. These awesome shows include the “#1 Hits of the 60s”, a show reliving a decade that changed our nation with the greatest music of our times and “Celebrate America,” a million-dollar production celebrating the tune of America.

If you and your family is planning a wonderful excursion this summer time, come to Branson and experience a wholesome fun of entertainments and activities.


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Need For Speed? Catch Wheels of Freedom Car Show in Branson


All the car enthusiasts will be glad to visit Branson this month of May. Not only will they enjoy the endless enjoyable activities and attractions that Branson has for all its guests. Branson will also give them what they want – a car show! It is still not too late to book a trip to Branson to experience one of the best car shows that you will ever experience in your life.

Happening this May 16 to 18, 2014 in Branson Missouri is the Wheels for Freedom Car Show. This event will surely be a hit not just for the guys, but for people of all gender and ages as well. Starting May 16, the Wheels for Freedom Car Show will be open to people so they can see awesome car designs and models. Get ready to be amazed with the most badass designs, and the meanest car upgrades that you think would be just in your imaginations. At the end of the event, the car show prizes will be awarded on May 18, 2014 at 11 AM. For those who will be joining the competition, a trophy will be awarded for the best in each bracket. For example a trophy will be awarded for the best military theme. There will also be trophy to be awarded, along with a $100 cash prize, for the Best of Show Food and Drink in the premises of the car show. The Wheels for Freedom Car Show goes on for three days, from 9 AM to 6 PM. This car show will also be held in The Falls Shopping Center.

The Wheels for Freedom Car Show in Branson will surely amaze you, so it is one event that you should not miss. To enjoy the event more, bring along some of your friends who are car enthusiasts, or someone who you think would be interested in cars. After the car show, there are still lots of things to do in Branson. You can enjoy the best of Branson’s restaurants, shopping malls, and live music shows for as much as you can! There are also theme parks like the Xtreme Racing Center to feed your hunger for speed and race cars.

If you are looking for a place to stay in Branson, there is only one place you should trust – Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort. In Thousand Hills, you are definitely in good hands because it is one place where you can have both comfort and convenience. Enjoy the serene atmosphere inside Thousand Hills, so you can have a good rest after a long, tiring day. Thousand Hills also brings you close to Branson’s entertainment district so you can enjoy much of Branson. Book that trip to Branson now, just in time for the Wheels for Freedom Car Show. See you in Branson!

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All Set for Get Stoked 2014


Branson is a place for a myriad of outdoor activities to make your summer vacation even more exciting. To beat the intense summer heat, the water would always be a good friend to the rescue. Branson is also known to have the best waters in America with its TriLakes Area. The TriLakes Area features three pristine lakes, where you can have fun with all the water activities that you can do. These three lakes are Lake Taneycomo, Bull Shoals Lake, and Table Rock Lake. Some of the water activities that you can do in these lakes are fishing, boating, scuba diving, swimming, and a whole lot more. For this summer, a very exciting and thrilling activity comes to Table Rock Lake to make you summer a little more awesome.

The Get Stoked event this year is happening on Moonshine Beach on Table Rock Lake on May 9 to May 11, 2014. This summer event is much more than what it seems. First, there is an outdoor sports expo fashion show by your favorite action and adventure sport brands. Prepare yourself to see some extreme sport demonstrations also. When the darkness sets in, you are in for a grandiose fireworks display. If you are feeling a little hungry, load up on some sizzling BBQ and other delectable cuisines in the nearby restaurants in Moonshine Beach. Moonshine Beach is the largest sand beach of southwest Missouri, that is why it was chosen to be the venue for the first ever Get Stoked event happening this 2014!

Apart from the water activities that you can do in Moonshine Beach, there are also other outdoor activities that you will surely enjoy. You can do picnicking, hunting, hiking, and wildlife viewing in the nearby park in Table Rock Lake. Moonshine Beach in Table Rock Lake is known to have more than 5 million visitors per year. Add to that the perfect summer weather during the beginning of the month of May, it certainly adds up to your perfect summer vacation.

Get Stoked has events like Open Water Swimming at 1 mile and 5k distances in Table Rock Lake. There are also two races to be held throughout the weekend to qualify to the Get Stoked Triathlon (Swim Paddle and Skate). The rules of the race will be enforced by the World Open Water Swim Association (WOWSA).

You can either be a spectator at this heart-pumping event or you can also participate as a triathlete. Whatever you choose to be, a nice rest will be what you need after a long, tiring day at the beach. For the perfect place to stay in Branson, choose Thousand Hills Golf Resort! Choose from various lodging options to perfectly suit you. Book your trip to Branson now, and make Thousand Hills a part of your wonderful summer experience. For reservations and inquiries, just dial 1-877-262-0430. 

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Dancing Under the Stars Cruise for Your Branson Tour


A vacation to Branson may be the best gift that you can give yourself and the whole family. It is not too late right now to plan a vacation for the family. It is also guaranteed that everyone will enjoy the trip since Branson is the ultimate summer vacation destination in the Midwest. Treat the entire family to a one-of-a-kind summer cruise in Branson, and make unforgettable memories together.

One way to appreciate Branson is to take a tour of the whole place. You will be amazed with all its attractions, may it be man-made or natural. Some tourists in Branson op to take a tour by using their own cars. But this might be a little expensive, plus you can’t have the luxury of having a tour guide and also meeting other people. Branson itself gives you the perfect options to tour the place. Not only that, it also gives the most unique tours!

One such tour in Branson is the Dancing Under the Stars Cruise. Get to ravel in the sights in Branson while being in Branson’s perfect lakes. This May 16, 2014 come to Main Street Lake Cruises in Boardwalk, Branson Missouri to experience a unique cruise of Branson. The Dancing Under the Stars Cruise also features DJ Kolmega to provide you with the freshest tunes and beats so you can enjoy the trip even more.

There are also drink specials at the Paddlewheel Hub which goes on from 8 PM to 10 PM. At 10:15 PM to 1:15 AM, there is also the Landing Princess Party Cruise. The boat will dock every hour to let some passengers on and off. To make it more convenient for you, there is also complimentary shuttle service from the Belk parking lot to and from your own vehicle.

Experience the most unique tour in Branson for your vacation. Some of the sights that you will see are the entertainment district of Branson, museums, restaurants, parks and a lot more. You can also have a good view of the Ozarks with this tour.

For your vacation in Branson, stay in Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort. This lodging place offers you fresh options from the usual hotel rooms you have been renting from your other vacations. It has Branson golf front condos, Branson lakefront condos, and Branson log cabins for rent. These lodging places in Thousand Hills are also situated near Branson’s best golf course, Table Rock Lake, or in the woods of the Ozarks. You also get to stay near the entertainment district in Branson when you are in Thousand Hills!

Get ready for an awesome vacation with the whole family. Book your stay in Thousand Hills now by calling 1-877-262-0430.

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Give your Mother the Best Lake Taneycomo Main Street Lake Cruises Experience

If you want to treat your family along with your mother a wonderful summer vacation, take them to the Lake Taneycomo Main Street Lake Cruises at Branson Landing in downtown Branson. Main Street Lake Cruises offer an array of lake cruises for individuals or groups from Sunset Cruises to exciting Dinner Cruises. Lake Taneycomo Main Street Lake Cruises offer visitors the opportunity to enjoy sightseeing cruises and scenic tours around the lake.

The Lake Queen and the Landing Princes LogoMain Street Lake Cruises offer river cruises that include sightseeing cruises and scenic tours along Lake Taneycomo. The river cruise will let you enjoy a breathtaking picturesque view of the majestic Ozark Mountains, the diverse setting of Branson’s wildlife, and cruise along the Branson Landing waterfront. Maintreet Lake Lake Cruises offer river cruises ranging from intimate dinner cruises and guided sightseeing tours all throughout the year.  Whether it’s fun of a special night out for two or an enjoyment for the whole family, lake cruises feature a fantastic river adventure that’s great for any family occasion.

If you are ready to take a fantastic river cruise in Lake Taneycomo, you have the options to choose the Lake Queen, an ideal riverboat replica or the Landing Princess, a modern luxury yacht. Both the Lake Queen and the Landing Princess riverboats are handicap friendly and each has cash bars and full-size restrooms. Your river cruising experience in Main Street Lake Cruises will let you enjoy the spectacular attraction of the Branson Landing Fountains, a $7.5 million attraction that shows the interaction of water fountains, light, sound, and fire.

With the Lake Queen Paddleboat, you can take a moonlight cruise where the guide will narrate historical facts about the Lake Taneycomo Bridge, Baldknobber’s – first roller-skating rink in Branson, and Branson’s first music show, the Hillbilly Jamboree. Lake Queen offers passengers a fantastic way to enjoy Branson’s natural beauty with wildlife sightings of the American Bald Eagle, Night Heron, to foxes, mink, and coyote.

The Landing Princess luxury yacht can be a perfect choice for your relaxing river journey. The yacht features two entertainment decks which are climate controlled allowing passengers magnificent views from any seat on the deck. This luxury yacht provides passengers complete relaxation and ultimate comfort. Landing Princess features buffet meals and allows passengers enjoy music onboard while viewing breathtaking lakeside scenery on the luxury yacht.

There are also private and customized events offered in the Main Street Lake Cruises for any occasion. Whether you’re planning a grandmother’s birthday, anniversary party, or looking for your next family reunion event, lake cruises offer many customized options to meet your party needs. As the Main Street Lake Cruises is conveniently located in the area of Branson Landing, it makes the place accessible for guests who want to enjoy the many exciting attractions in Branson.

If you want to enjoy a variety of exciting activities this summer season in Branson, take a river cruise with your family in the Lake Taneycomo Main Street Lake Cruises.


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A Perfect Treat for all Mothers in Branson Missouri


It is not everyday that we get a chance to show our mothers that they are special to us. This Mother’s Day, make them feel more than special by treating them to a unique vacation in Branson Missouri. Branson has prepared some activities for all the moms out there. Because it is your special day, and Branson honors all the sacrifices and the love given by the unsung heroes in our lives – our mothers.

Treat your mom to a complete Branson adventure, and the perfect way to start your day would be having a Mother’s Day Brunch at Keeter Center. This special Mother’s Day Brunch will happen on May 11, 2014. The special menu will be available from 10 AM to 2 PM. Reservations are also required for this Mother’s Day Brunch. For more information and reservations for the Mother’s Day brunch, just call 417-690-2146.

The Keeter Center at the College of the Ozarks also offers a casual lunch, an intimate dinner, an elegant private dinner, or whatever you prefer to have for Mother’s Day. Keeter Center also has the best culinary staff in Branson, so you are assured of good food and a good time, too. The culinary staff re students at Dobyns Dining Room and they guarantee too satisfy our every craving. If you decide to have dinner in Keeter Center, you may also catch the student entertainment treat which goes on every Thursday through Saturdays evenings. This mini show to enhance your dining experience features the various musical talents in the campus. Keeter Center also has a bakery to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth. The bakery also offers the best pastries, desserts, homemade ice cream and a variety of coffee and fruit drinks. Every mom will surely love these treats!

Aside from the best dining experience to treat your mom, make sure you also treat her t several Branson attractions like the Titanic Museum, Hollywood Wax Museum, Table Rock State Park Marina, Tanger Mall, and many others. And while you are in Branson, it is a must to see the live music shows that made this place very famous, too. Be amazed with the local musical talents of Branson like the Baldknobbers, the Presley’s, The Cat’s Pajamas, and a lot more.

One day is not enough to explore everything in Branson. If you are planning to stay for two days or more, then you would need a place to stay in Branson. Choose only Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort for the best lodging options. It is also located near Branson’s entertainment district, shopping malls, restaurants, and more. But it also ensures you are far away from the city noise so you can enjoy a nice, long rest in your home away from home. What more can you ask for? Make this a Mother’s Day that you and your mom will remember forever! Plan a trip to Branson now!

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Share A Romantic Moment In A One Bedroom Branson Cabin


There is nothing more special than sharing special moments with your loved one. And there is no other special for you to spend those moments on than in Branson Missouri. Branson is overflowing in attractions and activities. If you and your loved one are the outdoors type of person who are always on the go for an adventure, or if you both are the type to stay indoors, Branson has something to offer for you to make the most out of your time together.

To enjoy your intimate time together as a couple in Branson, why not rent a one bedroom Branson cabin in Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort? Thousand Hills gives you a fresh option than the usual hotel rooms that you are used to having for your vacation. Staying in Thousand Hills will also be very convenient for you since you will be staying very close to Branson’s entertainment district. Thousand Hills is located in the famous Highway 76, where the best live music shows in Branson are. You can also experience the best restaurants and shopping malls near Thousand Hills Golf Resort. As a bonus for the golf enthusiasts, there is a golf course right here in Thousand Hills, too.

Thousand Hills’ log cabins are a refreshing place to live in. The log cabins are made of Colorado cut spruce logs and are sprawled over 67 feet of pure luxury. The cabins are situated in the woods of the Ozarks so you are assured of a tranquil surrounding to get the best rest and relaxation from your vacation. Your rental of a one bedroom Branson cabin comes with the best amenities, too. You get to have a fully furnished bedroom, complete with beddings, pillows, and all that. A fully furnished bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub is also for you so you can make even your bath time a perfect time to relax. Entertainment will also not be a problem for you since the cabin has a cable television equipped with premium cable channels, a DVD player, free high speed wireless internet, and front and back porches. It also has a very spacious living room so you can watch your favorite movies with your loved one. You can also prove the saying that goes “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach” by cooking your own special recipe in the cabin’s fully equipped kitchen. All that you have to bring are the people, food, and everything else is taken care of by Thousand Hills!

With all these perks that you can have, your trip to Branson might just be the most romantic vacation you will ever have. Make this romantic vacation come true, whether it is your anniversary, honeymoon, or a date. Book your stay in Thousand Hills’ one bedroom Branson cabin now!

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Come and Ride the Ducks in Branson!


Branson has so much activity to offer you. You are sure that there will be never be a dull moment when you are in Branson. Not one. So if you are planning for your Branson vacation, include in your itinerary or list of activities those attractions that are very unique in Branson.

One of Branson’s unique attractions is Ride the Ducks. This attraction is something that adults, kids, and even the senior citizens will surely like. Branson’s Ride the Ducks enables you to tour Branson not only by land, but also by lake. Ride the Ducks only uses the best marine technology in their vehicles to ensure a safe journey for everyone. One of the most common question of Branson guests is that why the vehicle is named The Duck. Ducks are amphibians, and so are the boats. Your tour of Branson basically includes a land tour all over the Ozark Mountains, and afterwards the vehicle will go swimming on Table Rock Lake and Lake Taneycomo. In the boat, you can also join in the festive atmosphere as the captain of each boat mixes fun, music, and a little bit of Ozark history to make your Ride the Duck’s experience in Branson very memorable.

Ride the Ducks in Branson has two different tours, each from different locations. There is the Table Rock Lake Adventure, which boards at Duck Central on the Strip west of Wal-Mart. This tour includes the Branson Entertainment District, Table Rock Dam, Baird Mountain, and the Ozark Mountains. The Lake Taneycomo Adventure, on the other hand, starts from Duck Central at the Branson Landing next to Arvest Bank. In this tour, you will get to pass by downtown Branson, College of the Ozarks, Branson, Landing and finally Lake Taneycomo. You can take both tours if you want to have that total Branson experience. The captain of the Ducks can also let you drive the vehicle for a while!

The tours of Ride the Ducks typically lasts for 60 to 70 minutes, and 25 minutes of both tours happening on the water. If you want to get the trip and schedule that is very much favorable for you, better buy your tickets in advance. The slots for the passengers might be full on your desired schedule if you decide to go Ride the Ducks on the spot. Plus, you can also save as much as $3 per ticket if you book a tour before 11 AM! To add another bonus, you also have a choice to bundle your Ride the Ducks ticket to Dixie Stampede or Titanic Museum so you can save more yet experience more in Branson.

Go tell your family or your clique now about Branson’s Ride the Ducks for some quality bonding time with them. Get your tickets now and prepare for a unique Branson tour!

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Shopping Galore at the Branson Landing


There are endless possibilities for adventures in Branson. You may visit the breathtaking nature parks, or get lost in Branson’s theme parks. But Branson also offers you an attraction that nobody can resist – shopping. Branson has a lot of outlet malls where you can find all that you need.

One such mall in Branson is the Branson Landing. The Branson Landing is that one place where you can experience big city shopping even in a small town like Branson. This mall started out as a plan by the City of Branson and the HCW Development Company, which amounted to almost four hundred million dollars. Its aim is to be a lifestyle mall for the tourists and locals of Branson, along with entertainment for the shoppers too. Right now, the Branson Landing is already one of the most popular shopping destinations in the Midwest. This mall, which Branson locals popularly refer to as “The Landing”, is located along the shores of Lake Taneycomo. The lake provides a relief after a long and tiring day of shopping, too. Another thing to enjoy in Branson Landing is the water and fire show! This show features fire, water fountains, geysers, sounds, and many more. This show is set with the lake as its background and it never fails to amaze the audience. Branson Landing also features live music shows of Branson’s local music stalwarts, and also a pirate themed playground, the Adventure Cove, for the kids.

There are a variety of shops in Branson Landing so you are sure to find what you are looking for. For people who love the outdoors, visit Bass Pro shops for your fishing and hunting gears. For those who love jewelries and accessories, Branson Landing has Claire’s, Versona Accessories, and the $1 Jewelry Amore store. You can also be updated on the latest in fashion even while you are on vacation in Branson. In Branson Landing, you can find brands like Hollister, Coldwater Creek, White House/Black Market, Victoria’s Secret, Maurice’s and many others. Other stores that you can find in Branson Landing are Devo’s Olive Oil, Kitchens, The Fudgery, Yankee Candle, Earthbound Trading Compnay, Wind Rhythms, and Branson Quilts. You can find unique gift ideas for your loved ones in Branson Landing, and also a little reward for you, too.

A whole day of shopping in Branson Landing will definitely drain your energy. So why not catch a meal in between your shopping trip? Branson Landing also has some of the best restaurants to recharge you. The Landing also has the restaurants you want – from cheap and casual to classy and high end – but nonetheless, you are still assured of a delicious meal. Some of the restaurants that you can find in the Landing are Cantina Laredo, Waxy O’ Shea, Charley Grilled Subs, Old Chicago, Famous Dave’s BBQ, and many more.

Shopping has never been more fun when doing it in Branson. Not only do you get some time off for a vacation in Branson, but you also get to have some time to shop for some stuff for you and your loved ones. Book that trip to Branson now to experience the shopping heaven at the Branson Landing.

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Treat Your Family a Relaxing Stay at the Comfy 3 Bedrooms Branson Townhouse

3 Bedroom Townhouse LogoThis spring season treat your family a relaxing vacation at the 3-Bedroom Branson Townhouse in Thousand Hills Resort. The 3-Bedroom Branson Townhouse is one of the coziest and the most comfortable accommodations at Thousand Hills Resort. Each living room features queen sized sofa sleepers, gas fire places, and private patios with gas grills for your cooking pleasure. Kitchens are equipped with appliances, washer/dryer units, and premium kitchen wares. The hallways and stairways are beautifully made of wood floorings.  

The main floor of the townhouse has the master bedroom with a private bath and whirlpool tub with overhead shower. The two bedrooms on the second floor share a Jack and Jill bathroom with adequate storage and spacious closet. The living area of the townhouse and all bedrooms feature cable television with HBO, DVD, and free access to wi-fi internet.  The gated perimeter of the 3-Bedroom Branson Townhouse assures all guests a 24 hours security.

Each three bedroom townhouse at Thousand Hills Resort feature 2 stall attached garage that is remotely controlled to allow a convenient loading and unloading without leaving the car outside. A kitchen bar area is attached to every 3-bedroom townhouse so every family can prepare food and enjoy the meal.  This kitchen bar is fully furnished with glassware, flatware, and dishes. These 3-bedroom townhouses in Branson are luxuriously built with the best quality and comfort where many Branson live entertainment show performers contentedly stay in this gorgeous townhouse at Thousand Hills Resort.

With dozens of theaters and over 100 live entertainment shows, Branson has tons of musical live performances. To start your day in Branson, watch the best performance of Buck Trent Show. Modern acts and classic performances are featured in the Andy Williams Moon River Theater. The Baldknobbers Jamboree Show first brought the music and comedy show in Branson. The Branson Variety Theater brings you world-famous hits from Broadway shows. Watch the Cassandra Haygood and Friends perform a stunning voice accompanied by Branson’s largest live orchestra featuring 10 members playing 20 different instruments.

Branson, Missouri has been famous for quite a long time with its many wonderful and exciting attractions. One of Branson’s newest and the most extravagant attractions is the Branson Landing located in the historic downtown Branson. Branson Landing was constructed at a cost of 300 million dollars. This business venture features spectacular fire and fountain show, hundreds of retail stores, specialty shops, and many fine restaurants. There is another beautiful attraction in Branson, the Branson Scenic Railway that will take you through a 40 mile round trip train excursion that travels along the scenic beauty of the Ozark Mountains. If you love nature, visit the wonderful Busiek State Forest which is a perfect place for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and other nature activities.

If you want to treat your family a relaxing vacation this spring season and enjoy wholesome fun of  entertainment and exciting attractions, stay at the comfy 3-Bedroom Branson Townhouse in Thousand Hills Resort.


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