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Why Visit Branson in March

 

 

Have you ever wanted to take a break from all the stress from work or school? Come this month of March, Branson is the perfect place to go for that quick vacation. Forget about the worries of work and school, and rest your mind in Branson’s wide array of activities and attractions.

 

The month of March marks the early spring season so going on a vacation would be perfect because of the lovely weather. Chill out as you commune with nature or go all out as you visit Branson’s entertainment district. Your March vacation in Branson will surely be a blast with all the things that you can do. A day will not be enough for you to experience the wonders that Branson can offer.

 

For your Branson vacation this March, try going to Silver Dollar City, an 1880’s theme park that is fit for kids and adults alike.  Silver Dollar City opens during the weekends of mid-March. You can catch this opening and make this place your very own play place. The winding paths and hills in the park make it more exciting as you travel along the park. Silver Dollar City features rides that will definitely give you the adrenaline rush. The most famous of all the rides is the Outlaw Run, which is also known as the world’s most daring wood coaster. Apart from the rides, the park also has numerous attractions. There are over 40 shows in the park daily for the guests to take a breather from all the excitement that they’ve had in the park. There are also craftspeople all around the park to show you how to make the essential tools during the 1880’s. Silver Dollar City also has a Culinary and Craft School for those who are interested. This theme park is also known for its reputation to have the best amusement park food in the entire country.

 

Also, the first Branson shows of the year starts in the month of March. Witness a spectacular show of pure musical talent infused with the performer’s own brad of comedy. Try catching shows like the Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede, Hamner Barber Variety Show, the Baldknobbers Jamboree, and a lot more.

 

The weather in Branson during March is a little bit sunny outdoors, and gets cool during the night. Bask in the fresh air of Branson in the outdoors. Go out and have a horseback riding tour of the Ozark Mountains, or you can also try the tour by hiking or by taking a zip line tour. After your tour, you will be amazed at the gifts that nature has endowed Branson with. Guests could also have more adventure in a cave tour in the Talking Rocks Cavern.

 

Take the time to plan out your vacation in the month of March. Branson is teeming with a lot of activities to keep you occupied as you appreciate the natural beauty of Branson. Book your trip now! Call 1-877-262-0430.

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Get Ready For Some Hot Winter Fun

 

It is the time of the year when winter makes the Ozark Mountains look like a huge blanket of snow. Come over to Branson and experience some Hot Winter Fun! Have some fun and some adventure in Branson!

Hot Winter Fun in Branson lasts until the month of February. Grab this rare chance to experience the minty chill of the winter weather, together with some of Branson’s activities and attractions. Imagine the winter season, and doing activities like fishing, playing golf, and watching your favorite concert. Branson has all the fun you need and also the perfect locations if you are on vacation for some time with yourself. Branson is always the perfect vacation spot, too, if you are going with the entire family for the winter season.

During the months of January and February, the winter snowfall is not that frequent and the temperatures during the day is warm enough for you to enjoy Branson’s activities. These winter months enables you to go enjoy some trout fishing in Lake Taneycomo, which is part of Branson’s TriLakes area. Another thing to your advantage when you go for a vacation during these months is the off season price for your lodging needs. These months also guarantee you that there are no lines in restaurants, shopping malls, theaters, and parks. This time of the year is truly the best time for you to visit Branson because of the chill and relaxing pace.

For you to enjoy your vacation in Branson, you have to experience Silver Dollar City, Branson’s premier theme park, Branson’s restaurants and outlet malls, and of course, Branson’s world-famous live music shows. To maximize all these and also taking into account your convenience, stay in a place that is close to all the fun and action in Branson. Consider Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort for your lodging needs. Thousand Hills not only brings you close to the entertainment district in Branson, it also lets you live close to the Ozark Mountains so you are assured of having a breathtaking scenery and a peaceful environment.

Thousand Hills offers you lodging options to choose from. You can choose from Branson cabins, Branson golf front condos, and Branson lake front condos. These lodging choices you have will be very practical and convenient for you. No need to rent multiple hotel rooms for your place to stay, because you can stay in one place together! The cabins and condo units have all the amenities that you look for so you will still feel that you haven’t left home.

Visit Branson from January to February to experience a different winter experience. Tag along your friends and your family for a more fun and more memorable Hot Winter vacation! Contact Thousand Hills for inquiries and reservations on your lodging needs at 1-877-262-0430.

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Have A Romantic Valentine’s Day in Branson

 

Valentine’s Day is the season for hearts, couples, and even singles. Ignite the love with your special someone or find a new flame in Branson. This February, make it a romantic one by spending it in Missouri’s prime vacation destination – Branson.

There are a lot of activities that you can do, and attractions that you can enjoy together with your loved one. In Branson, you can spend Valentine’s Day in the entertainment district with some live music shows, and cap it off with a romantic candlelit dinner in Branson’s best restaurants. The live music shows in Branson are the reason why Branson is very well known worldwide. During the season of hearts, you can catch a live show in Branson depending on your mood. There are shows that will set your romantic mood by serenading you with love songs. If that is not your type of a romantic night and you just want to have fun, then there are also shows in Branson for you. You can spend the special February night by watching some light-hearted music shows, with upbeat love songs, comedy, and even magic! If you prefer to have some quiet time alone so you could talk with your loved one, then you can head on to the Tri-Lakes Area to catch some cool night breeze and share the love.

Daytime activities in Branson will not disappoint your romantic mood. Visit Branson’s Titanic Museum. Not only will you learn a thing or two about the unsinkable ship that sank, you can also have some romantic moments as you play the role of Jack and Rose, the star-crossed lovers in the famous Titanic movie. If you want to have some adventures together with your special someone, you can also visit other Branson museums like Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum. Get ready to know some facts and several other oddities that may seem unbelievable to you. You can also spend some time in Branson’s Hollywood Wax Museum. Take your pictures with the famous Hollywood stars, just like they are real!

After a long day of your Valentine adventure, you would need the perfect lodging place to further make up your perfect day. For your lodging needs in your Valentine vacation, make Thousand Hills Golf Resort your only choice! Thousand Hills offers you various lodging options such as Branson log cabin, Branson golf front condo, and a Branson lakefront condo. Depending on what you want, Thousand Hills has just the right place to give you some rest after a long, tiring day. If you and your loved one prefer an intimate setting and a cozy atmosphere in the woods, then a Branson log cabin will be the right lodging option for you. If you want the best view, whether it may be the Ozark Mountains or Table Rock Lake, and a luxurious experience, then renting a Branson golf front condo or a lakefront condo is definitely for you.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Branson this February. Make it even more special by making Thousand Hills a part of it. Make your reservation now and dial 1-877-262-0430.

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Experience the Outdoor during a Branson Spring

 

Spring is one of the best times to visit Branson, Missouri. The city would be in different colors as the flowers would be in full bloom. See the city bursting with the colors of the rainbow as you try different attractions in the city. The time of the year is just perfect and the things you can see and do are just so many.

A Branson spring is not just any kind of spring. People will be all over the city before summer starts. This is also the perfect time of the year with temperatures that vary between freezing and hot. You can enjoy both the weather and the sights to see during spring! And one attraction in Branson that is a must try is the outdoors. If you visit the city this upcoming spring, be sure to check out the Branson outdoors and behold the beauty that lies within the city limits of Branson, Missouri.

The Branson Outdoors boasts its beauty starting with the lakes of Missouri. These pristine lakes are sure to make you look longer as the waters are crystal clear and the surrounding area is very clean. Next is the breathtaking scenery from the Ozark Mountains and everything it has, such as the nature trails and camping sites. The Branson Outdoors is truly magnificent and even more beautiful during the spring! This is something you would not to miss.

As you appreciate the pristine Missouri lakes, get a load of the things you can do in the TriLakes Area. There are various water activities that the whole family can enjoy. You can do fishing, boating, parasailing, water skiing, catamaran sailing, scuba diving and so much more. You can visit the Branson State Park Marina at Table Rock Lake and enjoy these water activities being offered there. Each water activity will fill your day with water fun.

If you want a water-free adventure, try out the nature trails and the camp sites in the Ozark Mountains. Hike around the area or set up your tent at the camp sites and have the ultimate bonding with your family in the outdoors of Branson. This is one of Branson’s pride so you better check it out during your Branson Spring.

But if you want a different kind of entertainment, you can try out the different rides in Branson that showcase its outdoors. Feel the adrenaline rush as you try out mountain biking, ziplining, free-falling, canopy touring, and a whole lot more.

 

This spring, enjoy everything that the Branson outdoors has to offer and make the most out of it! And while you are in Branson, make Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort your home away from. We have the best Branson Lodging that will surpass your expectations with space, luxury, and resort amenities. Choose from a Branson Log Cabin, a Branson Condo, or a Branson Lakefront Condo. Make your spring plans now! For more information, or for reservations, please dial 1-877-262-0430.

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Have the Best Break at Branson Spring Break

 

See the flowers in full bloom and the Branson in color during spring. It is a wonderful time of the year to visit the entertainment city and witness the beauty of nature. Not just that but also appreciate the majesty of the Ozark Mountains as the colors of the flowers enhance the appearance of the mountains.

Spring has the right temperature for you. The mornings are a mixture of warm and sunny and the nights would be refreshingly brisk. As you enjoy seeing bursts of color all over the place, you can also enjoy the different festivities happening during this time of the year. Here are the events which you should not miss when you visit:

Young Christian’s Weekend

Silver Dollar City is the most famous theme park in Branson, Missouri. And it is host to many festivities all throughout the year. In Spring, be part of Young Christian’s Weekend at this theme park and see different popular Christian Artists performing live. If your Church youth group is looking for entertainment, now is the time to have it in Branson!

Branson Live Musical Entertainment 

After having a winter hiatus, the shows are back starting mid-March for your enjoyment. Be the first one to see the freshest shows Branson has to offer. There are over 100 different shows each day for guests and tourists. With so many genres to choose from, there will be more than enough to please each member of the family!

Branson Shopping

There is always some shopping going on in Branson for all the shoppers out there. Specialty stores, outlet malls, and the famous Branson Landing in downtown Branson will be open to accommodate all shoppers. And if you stay at Thousand Hills Hotel & Golf Resort, you can even have a shopping coupon for some shopping savings!

Branson Cinco de Mayo

Witness the Cinco de Mayo and celebrate this Mexican tradition as you visit Branson during the spring. Experience some Mexican heritage as you take part in this celebration. The Outback Pub will have its Cindo de Mayo celebration on the 5th of May, so don’t miss it!

Branson Fest

Be at the Welk Resort on Highway 165 and participate in the celebration of the Branson Fest. This two-day event will showcase area shows, lodging, and arts & crafts that are unique in Branson, Missouri.

Branson Collector Car Auction

Celebrate this more than 30-year old tradition with the town of Branson at the Convention Center. This is Missouri’s Premier Car Collector Car Auction. Calling out all the car collectors out there and be at the auction for some premier cars!

Branson World-Fest

Another festivity in Silver Dollar City is the Branson World-Fest. This annual event will showcase different acts from all over the world. They will exhibit their unique talents and share their music, dance, arts, and culture to both locals and guests of Branson. This is a unique and educational experience as you will learn a lot from people through their art.

Branson Bluegrass & BBQ Festival

Also in Silver Dollar City, the Branson Bluegrass is an event that combines good food with good music. What more can you ask for? Be able to taste Branson finest BBQ and listen to the bluegrass musicians in the world during this festival.

 

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There’s Nothing Hotter Than Branson’s Hot Winter Fun

 

Snowfall is infrequent and is also short-lived, making winter a great time to visit Branson. This once-in-a-year season combined with all the area attractions in Branson, makes time spent in the city simply the best. This coming January and February, take your whole family with you and enjoy the snowy season. Make a snowman, drink hot coco, watch shows, see attractions, shop at various malls, and so much more with Hot Winter Fun!

Branson’s Hot Winter Fun is Branson’s answer to the winter blues. There will be shows, attractions, after-Christmas shopping, museums, golf, fishing, and breathtaking resorts for the whole family to enjoy. When you visit Branson, be sure to experience Hot Winter Fun through these activities you sure would not want to miss:

Branson Shows in January and February

Absolutely Patsy

Acrobats of China featuring the New Shanghai Circus

Amazing Pets

Branson Country USA Late Show

Comedy Jamboree

Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction

Good News Gospel Hour

Grand Jubilee

It at the Hughes Brothers Theatre

Jim Stafford’s Rockin’ Comedy Show

Kirby VanBurch Magical New Year’s Eve Show

Legends in Concert

Ozark Mountain Jubilee

Pierce Arrow

Sunday Gospel Jubilee

The Haygoods

White Flight at The Butterfly Palace & Rainforest Adventure 

From November 1 to January 15, experience a different kind of snow at the Butterfly Palace. This spectacle that is back by popular demand exhibits thousands of white butterflies fluttering like living snowflakes. You can also see thousands of twinkling lights, hundreds of bright holiday flowers, living statues of angels, and fantastic holiday music to fill the soul amid a rainforest. It’s just so wonderful to experience this!

Titanic Honors Teachers

Visit Branson’s Titanic Museum, which is the world’s Largest Titanic Museum. You will learn more about the sunken ship and will see different artifacts gathered from the actual ship. And this year, the museum honors teacher and will give complimentary tickets for the entire month of February.

Hot Winter Fun Big Show

Don’t miss the Hot Winter Fun Big Show on February 3 at 7 PM at the Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater. This big show provides the audience an opportunity to be able to see portions of several shows that are open during the winter months of January, February, and even March.

Main Street Lake Cruises Valentine’s Day Cruise

Spend the lovely day with your loved on a cruise at the Main Street Lake Cruises.  For more information, please dial 1-877-382-6287 or 1-417-239-3980 or visit www.MainStreetLakeCruises.com.

Valentine’s Day Weekend Tribute at Titanic

Come to Branson Titanic Museum from February 14-15 and witness a special tribute to the honeymoon couples aboard the Titanic.

18th Annual Tri-Lakes Building & Home Show

From February 14-16, attend Branson’s 3-day event as see the area’s leading companies in one location to bring you everything from home improvement, remodelling, and landscaping to home security, kitchen, and bath and so much more! Be sure to visit this at the Chateau on the Lake! For more information, please visit www.bransonhomeshow.com.

 

 

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Let Love Blossom in Branson

 

 

It is only a month away until it is the month of love again. February is the month where people ask out their special someone on a date, where people profess their love to another person, and where people give precious gifts and do romantic surprises to the people they love. For some, February is about reliving the heartache of a past love, or staring at couples, wondering how it feels to be one. Whichever side you may be in, you can always celebrate Valentine’s Day.

 

Let the love you feel radiate throughout Branson this month of February by planning a Branson vacation for the Valentine’s Day. There are several activities lined up for you in Branson this February 2014. Visit Branson together with your loved one, or visit Branson alone. Who knows you might meet your Romeo in Branson just in time for the Valentine’s Day?

 

One activity you should try is to tour the different museums in Branson, especially the Branson Titanic Museum. The Titanic Museum is an exact replica of the unsinkable ship that sank. The museum also features artifacts from the ship and from the survivors themselves. There are also survivors of the Titanic who are willing to share their stories with the people. Relive the romantic scene of Jack and Rose in the Museum’s grand staircase. Make this one a place to remember for both of you as you remember the story of two star-crossed lovers.

 

You could also take a tour of the city of Branson and marvel at the simplicity and elegance of it. DO not miss out on the music shows that Branson is very much famous for. You could make your Valentine’s Day in Branson even more memorable by watching a concert with your loved one. For sure, the great local artists of Branson will be performing love songs just because it is the month of hearts. After a concert, you can have a date in one of Branson’s good restaurants. From Texas dishes to Italian dishes, whatever you crave for, Branson has it for you. Shopping can also be an activity for you and your loved one as the shops in Branson typically do not have long lines like during the holidays.

 

After a nice trip for a day, you should have your rest to get ready for another love adventure tomorrow. For this, you can head on to Thousand Hills for your lodging needs. Thousand Hills offers lodging options that are intimate enough for a couple to stay in during the Valentine season. The lodging options in Thousand Hills also guarantee comfort and privacy so you can share a moment with each other.

 

Make this a Valentine’s Day to remember forever and make your own memories in Branson. Plan your vacation now!

 

 

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Experience Polar Bear Plunge in Branson

 

This February, witness a different kind of activity – one that will not only give you the chills, but also one that will inspire you. When we say it will give you the chills, we mean it literally and figuratively. This event is called the Polar Bear Plunge, a charity event for the benefit of the local Special Olympics athletes.

The Polar Bear Plunge gives you the opportunity to experience some cold and have fun in the snow as you walk, run, or crawl in the freezing waters of winter. This event is specially designed to support the contenders of Branson is the Special Olympics. Let this event be your way of giving back to the special athletes of Branson. Not only will you have some fun with your family and friends by doing some crazy things in the snow, you also get to help out and touch other people’s lives. The money from this event goes to the funds for the training and competition expenses of the special athletes for the Special Olympics.  These special athletes are kids and adults with intellectual disabilities.  

This event is only one proof that Missouri lets you have the best of both worlds – being able to have fun and lend a helping hand. The Polar Bear Plunge is held in Table Rock Lake where the water is really chilly during the winter season. If you want to participate in this event, you have to be at least 10 years old. You also have to be able to raise a minimum of $75 per day. This event is also hosted by the Branson Police and the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and is a project of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri.

Since the Polar Bear Plunge is held in Table Rock Lake, why not stay in a place near Table Rock Lake, too? Imagine being home in just minutes after participating in the event. You can already get the rest and relaxation that you need after a long, tiring day. For the most convenient lodging place for your Branson winter getaway, choose Thousand Hills Golf Resort. Not only to do you stay close to all the happening in Branson, you also get to be in a place surrounded by the gifts of nature. Thousand Hills is situated in Highway 76 in downtown Missouri, which is also considered to be the entertainment district of Branson. Now, you don’t have to travel far to experience the famous live music shows, the best malls and restaurants, and the exciting and peaceful theme parks and nature parks which Branson is very proud of. You are also offered various lodging options in Thousand Hills – among these are the nightly rentals of log cabins, golf front condos, and lake front condos. The lake front condos are located near Table Rock Lake – really perfect for you not to miss out on the Polar Bear Plunge! Call Thousand Hills at 1-877-262-0430 now for reservations and inquiries. 

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See Action in Branson’s NAIA Basketball Tournament

 

Calling all the sports fans out there! If you love to see intense sports action, then head on to Branson to get some. Choose among the main sports like basketball, baseball, and volleyball – whichever tickles your fancy. Branson is not only the entertainment capital of the Midwest, but it is also a venue for sports enthusiasts.

The most popular of the collegiate sports in Branson is basketball, especially the NAIA Basketball. NAIA Basketball occurs in the months of September to March. These months are also considered the off season, but this sports event in Branson still manages to draw large crowds. There is also a basketball tournament for both men’s and women’s during the fall season. This tournament is the Midlands Collegiate Athletics Conference, or MCAC. Off season in Branson is never really the off season since a lot of tourists still visit because of the exciting sport events happening here.

The week-long NAIA basketball tournament happens during the month of March in the College of the Ozarks. This event is big enough to draw a huge crowd to Branson – teams, officials, volunteers, coaches, media men, and of course, the basketball fans! Over 33 colleges and universities come together in Branson for this big sporting event. The NAIA basketball tournament is for 6 days and it also features intense but healthy competition among the teams. Because of the immense popularity of the teams and the sport, some of the businesses in Branson already sponsor some teams. This tournament is the epitome of healthy and adrenaline pumping college athletics.

Watch out for this college sporting event this coming March! Because of the intense fans and the more growing popularity of the sport and the event, the month of March also proves to be a busy one for Branson. This is the time when all the restaurants are full, the shopping malls are jam-packed, and the hotels are all fully booked. If you plan to go to Branson for this event, then don’t get stuck in looking for a hotel room. All you have to do is go to Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort, located in Highway 76 in Missouri.

Thousand Hills offers you not the usual hotel rooms. Instead, it gives you the options of having nightly rentals for log cabins, golf front condos, or lake front condos. When you are traveling to Branson in large groups, opting to have these nightly rentals would make you save some bucks since these lodging options can accommodate more people in one unit. Imagine not having to rent multiple hotel rooms for your vacation!

Come to Branson for the NAIA basketball tournament and make Thousand Hills Golf Resort your home away from home. For more inquiries about the lodging options, contact 1-877-262-0430.

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It’s Golden Week Sale In Tanger Mall

 

It’s that time of the year when shopping is at its finest in Branson once again. Branson may not be known for its shopping malls, but it will really guarantee you a grand shopping time in Branson. You would not want to leave Branson’s shopping malls because of the great discounts and fascinating finds that you can get!

There are a lot of malls in Branson where you can find anything you need and want. There are malls for your fashion needs and to keep your wardrobe updated with the latest trends. There are also these malls in Branson where you can find some limited edition stuff like movie posters, original soundtrack, and movie memorabilia. One of the most famous outlet malls in Branson is Tanger Outlet Center. Tanger Mall has been one of the most visited malls in Branson. Get in touch with the latest in fashion in Tanger Mall, because this mall houses several brands that you surely love.

Some of the brands present in Tanger Outlet Center are Tommy Hilfiger, Reebok, Jockey, Van Heusen, Abercrombie & Fitch, Banana Republic, Coach, Forever 21, GAP, and so much more. The shops in Tanger Mall are not limited to fashion finds for adults alone. There are also shops for kids like Tommy Kids, Gymboree, Chico’s Outlet, and many more. There are also restaurants in Tanger Mall so you can grab a bite as a breather from all the walking you do inside the mall.

To make your shopping in Branson even more pleasurable and fulfilling, come to Tanger Outlet Center this 17th of January up to the 9th of February. During these dates, the Golden Week Sale is happening in Tanger Mall! The Golden Week Sale is done in Tanger Mall in celebration of the Chinese New Year. Greet the Year of the Horse with big savings on your spendings! You can also find some shops in Tanger Outlet Center during the Golden Week Sale which offers you coupons, and extra big discounts so you can shop until you drop.

If you are planning your vacation in Branson, Missouri and you would want to make the Golden Week Sale as one of your itineraries, then choose a lodging place that would be more convenient for your shopping activities. Choose Thousand Hills Golf Resort. Thousand Hills is located in Highway 76 in downtown Missouri, which brings you close enough to Tanger Mall. Living this close to Tanger Mall lets you visit until the Golden Week Sale ends, so you can be updated on the new arrivals for the brands that you like everyday. On your way home, you also do not need to worry of the stress of carrying multiple shopping bags since you can get home in just minutes!

Make this shopping experience in the Golden Week Sale in Tanger Mall a really favorable one for you. Be the go-getter that you are and get that item you want in a marked down price! 

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