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Have Your Thanksgiving Feast in Branson Restaurants


Visiting Branson in November could open up a lot of fun and exciting opportunities for you. It is best if you bring along the entire family, but Branson is also fun when you visit with your special someone, your friends, or even alone. November in Branson has a lot of events going on. The cold air of winter has not completely set in yet so there are still plenty of things to do. And we all know that Branson also throws the best Thanksgiving celebrations.

As the town of Branson is lit up with Christmas lights for the coming of the Christmas season, the restaurants are also introducing some Christmas specials in their menu. These limited edition specials in Branson restaurants are a great opportunity to have your Thanksgiving feast in Branson. With the whole family with you, you are sure to have a grand time in this year’s Thanksgiving. Here are some of the special offers of Branson restaurants.

Thanksgiving would not be the same without a slow-roasted turkey and hickory-smoked ham. Try the Bob Evans Thanksgiving Special Menu. You can also grab their famous breakfast dishes as soon as the doors open as early as 7 AM. The Chateau on the Lake is a very cozy restaurant that everyone would like to visit. Chateau on the Lake offers you a Thanksgiving Day Brunch where you will have a wide selection of salads, fruits, cheeses, shellfish, entrees, side dishes, carved meats, and dessert. Reservations are needed for this restaurant since the space is limited. For reservations, just call 888-333-5253. Devil’s Pool’s Thanksgiving menu features made-to-order omelets, a complete range of breakfast items, delicious lunch entrees, and desserts, too. Reservations are also required. Make your reservations by calling 1-800-225-6343. Last but not the least, visit Lonestar Steakhouse for their special Thanksgiving menu. Lonestar Steakhouse lets you feast on with all the fixins. For a very affordable price, you get to have a Thanksgiving Dinner which also includes an 8 oz roasted turkey breast topped with gravy. Your dinner will be served with dressing, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce. For dessert you will have a creamy pumpkin cheesecake with a graham cracker crust drizzled in melted caramel.

There are a lot more restaurants which offer unique Thanksgiving dishes. Feel free to explore more. During your stay in Branson this Thanksgiving, make it even more convenient and comfortable for you by staying in Thousand Hills Golf Resort. Thousand Hills is located in Highway 76, which is also Branson’s entertainment district. It is also situated close to the best Branson restaurants, so you can have a good meal anytime you like. Thousand Hills is also near the Ozark Mountains and Table Rock Lake so you are assured of a beautiful scenery and a cool ambiance, too. Reserve your lodging place in Thousand Hills now by calling 1-877-262-0430.

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Christmas Vacation in a Branson Lake Condo


Christmas is the best time to go out of town with the whole family and make each moment with each other count. Your family Christmas vacation would be best spent in Branson Missouri where there are a lot of celebrations in every corner. Known for its live music shows and theme parks, Branson also gives its guests that grand celebration of the Christmas season. With Christmas lights and yuletide cheers all over the place, you are sure to find a home away from home this Christmas.

Branson Missouri has a lot of activities and attractions this Christmas season that spending just a day in Branson is definitely not enough. So for your vacation in Branson, get a lodging place that is just right for you. Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort is one such place. It gives you comfort and convenience like no other. Thousand Hills offers you various lodging options so you won’t get stuck with staying in a hotel room for your vacation. The most recent addition of Thousand Hills to its Branson condo rentals is the Branson Lake Condos at Table Rock Lake. These Branson lake condos are available in 2 to 3 bedroom units, and these units are aptly called The Majestic because it simply is. Staying in a Branson lake condo in Thousand Hills has a lot of perks. For one, you are just minutes away from Branson’s entertainment district. You can now catch any show that you like, and be home minutes after the show has ended. No more getting stuck in traffic on your way home. Second, you are also staying close to Branson’s shopping malls. If you need anything, it’s easy to head over to the outlet malls in Branson and shop all you want. Lastly, staying in a lake condo gives you the best nature backdrop and ambiance for your stay here in Branson. Table Rock Lake is known to be one of Branson’s most pristine lakes so with your lodging place close to Table Rock, you are guaranteed of good nights and even better mornings.

The amenities in the Branson lake condo in Thousand Hills are beyond amazing. All bedrooms have their own private bath and master bath. The bathrooms will also have a whirlpool tub. Every bedroom in the lake condo has its own cable TV, plus a DVD player in the living room so you can watch your favorite movies with the family. There is also a fully equipped kitchen for your own use. These lake condos also gives you free high-speed wireless internet, Table Rock Lake swimming access, and a private boat dock. What more can you ask for in this lake condo in Thousand Hills?

Christmas is just around the corner and Thousand Hills is more than willing to be a part of your fun Christmas vacation by giving you the perfect lodging place. For reservations and inquiries about the Branson lake condos, just dial 1-877-262-0430.

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Winter Fun in Branson this December



Winter is a season that may be a lonely and cold time for some. For others, it is a time off from work to be with the family. However the winter season affects your mood, you can always turn it up and around by spending it in Branson Missouri. All year round, Branson is known to be the ultimate vacation destination in the Midwest with the countless activities and attractions in the area. Most especially when the Christmas season starts to settle in, Branson is a place where there are no dull moments, only good vibes.

Make your winter fun and exciting by spending it in Branson. The Branson TriLakes Area, which is known to be the most pristine lakes all over Branson, hosts a great lineup of winter activities for December. From lights shows to other family friendly activities, you are sure to find something fun to do in Branson TriLakes Area. Another attraction you can visit this winter is the Table Rock State Park, where snow covers the place during the winter season. Hike in a snowy path, and then fill yourself up with a warm, delicious meal right after. The restaurants around the area serve rich desserts and hot coffee. If you want, you can also go and grab a delectable meal in Branson restaurants nearby. Most of the restaurants are open during December in Branson.

Why wait for the winter season to come before you plan a trip to Branson? You can go by yourself and meet new people, or you can tag along your family, friends, or your special someone to make the experience even more memorable. Catch the Shepherd of the Hills Trail of Lights starting November until the end of December. You can see beautiful lights displays and decorations which can be found all around the 160-acre glory of the Shepherd of the Hills Homestead. Another Christmas festival that you will surely enjoy is the Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City. This festival treats the guests to a magnificent lights display around the amusement park, Christmas-themed plays such as Frosty the Snowman or The Living Nativity, and the wide variety of rides and attractions that are available all year round in the park. More attractions are in store for you if you visit the Titanic Museum on December where you can find the interior of the ship entirely decorated with lights and Christmas decors. You can also catch Santa on board for a meet and greet with the visitors. Have your Christmas shopping checklist ticked off too by buying unique gifts in the gift shop of the Titanic Museum.


Spend your winter break in Branson to discover a lot more activities and attractions than the ones mentioned here. Make this December in Branson one that you would not forget for many years to come. For your lodging needs, go to Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort. For inquiries and reservations, dial 1-877-262-0430.

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Enjoy the Holidays in a Two Bedroom Branson Condo



The holiday season is fast approaching and people are starting to make plans for their holiday vacation as early as now. The best place to be in this Christmas season is Branson Missouri – the ultimate vacation destination in the Midwest whatever season it might be. Branson has a lot more activities and attractions up its sleeves for Christmas that will most definitely delight children of all ages.

For the pre-Christmas preparations in Branson, you can check out the Branson Area Festival of Lights and the Trail of Lights at the Shepherd of the Hills Expressway. You can also take a tour via Ride the Ducks or the train to see the lights all around Branson and have a fun experience altogether, too. More pre-Christmas celebrations are also starting in Branson’s famous theme park, Silver Dollar City. The Old Time Christmas festival starts as early as November in Silver Dollar City and lasts until the end of December. With all these things to do in Branson, staying for just one day would not really be enough. Better make plans to experience all that Branson has to offer for a couple of days or more.

For your lodging place this Christmas season, choose to stay in a place where you can be near Branson’s entertainment district, shopping malls, theme parks, and restaurants. Stay in Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort where you are offered convenience and comfort all in one place. You are presented with several options in Branson lodging. If you are going with the whole family, the most popular choice for you would be the two bedroom Branson condo in Thousand Hills. This unit in Thousand Hills has two bedrooms and two baths, and can handle a whole family, two couples, or business associates who are looking for comfortable and convenient lodging places. You can also extend the sleeping capacity in this two bedroom Branson condo by using the queen sized sofa sleeper in the living area. The unit also boasts of a spacious living area with television and a DVD player. There are also TVs with premium cable channels in each bedroom. The whole unit also has free high speed wireless internet access.

You can enjoy your private baths in the two bedroom Branson condo because the master bath includes a relaxing whirlpool tub. The unit also has a back porch for your own quality time with yourself and for breakfast every morning. From the porch, you can also watch golfers playing in Thousand Hills’ prized golf course. If you want to take on golf yourself, you are also offered a discount as a guest of Thousand Hills. Lastly, you also have a choice whether to go out and eat in Branson restaurants or just stay in and cook your own delicious meals with the condo’s fully equipped kitchen.


Start planning your trip to Branson now and make Thousand Hills Golf Resort your lodging partner. Make your vacation more memorable in Branson by staying in a place close to the heart of the city and also close to the serene surroundings of the Ozark Mountains. Inquire now about the two bedroom Branson condo by calling 1-877-262-0430.

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Branson Log Cabin for your Winter Vacation Home



Branson Missouri is a famous tourist vacation destination for those who want to be in a place full of adventure and entertainment. This place is considered to be the ultimate vacation spot in the Midwest because of the spectacular live music shows and theme parks. There is surely no dull moment whenever you are in Branson. Embark on a new adventure every day that you are here when you go to Branson’s entertainment district.

Branson guests can enjoy the theme parks with their families. One of Branson’s famous theme parks is Silver Dollar City, where you can enjoy several attractions and rides. Silver Dollar City houses the Outlaw Run, the world’s most daring wood coaster. This theme park also has more than 40 shows per day that you could use as a breather from all the excitement and thrills in the park. Another attraction that you can enjoy in Branson is the shopping malls. The outlet malls in Branson offer great discounts and fab finds. With all these things to do, one day is definitely not enough to explore everything that Branson has to offer you.

For your stay in Branson, make sure that you get the most convenient and comfortable lodging place there is in the area. Get the coziest stay in Branson by staying in a Branson cabin. It is so cozy that it feels like you have never left home at all. The luxurious and grand Branson cabins in Thousand Hills Golf Resort are a popular choice among guests. These Branson log cabins are located in a rustic and romantic setting within the wood of the Ozarks. The cabins are made of Colorado cut spruce logs, and it is coupled with a modern interior. Whether you are visiting Branson as a family or as a couple, the Branson log cabins has the perfect option for you.

Aside from the astonishing nature backdrop, these Branson log cabins also gives you the best amenities. The bedrooms and bathrooms are all fully furnished with a king-sized bed, luxurious linens, and a Jacuzzi tub. There is also a fully equipped kitchen so you can cook your own meals right there. Entertainment inside the cabin will not be an issue since there is a cable TV, a DVD player, and free high-speed wireless internet. You also have access to the swimming pool. There is also a spacious living room for your family activities, and a private deck for your own quality time with yourself.

The Branson log cabins in Thousand Hills got it all for you. Staying in Thousand Hills also makes it more convenient for you since you are just minutes away from Branson’s entertainment district. Thousand Hills is also close to the shopping malls, restaurants, and museums in Branson.


Plan your vacation in Branson now for the upcoming winter season. For your vacation, make Thousand Hills your lodging partner. For inquiries and reservations, call 1-877-262-0430. 

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Join the Early Christmas Celebration at Silver Dollar City’s Old Time Christmas



There is no such thing as “too early” when it comes to Christmas celebrations. Christmas is the holiday where everyone is bent on spreading good cheers. And with the Christmas season fast approaching, people are sure to flock to the ultimate vacation destination in the Midwest – Branson, Missouri.

Branson is full of activities and attractions for the Christmas season. Even as early as November, the Christmas preparations in Branson will definitely hype the people up as they expect the month of December to come. One place in Branson is Silver Dollar City, which is also considered by people as a world-class theme park in Branson. This amusement park is open all throughout the year and during the Christmas season, it transforms itself into a winter wonderland that will surely delight people of all ages. As early as November 1, you and your family can troop to Silver Dollar City to feel the early joys of Christmas preparations.

Silver Dollar City’s treat for its guests for every Christmas season is the Old Time Christmas. Starting November and until the end of December, the Old Time Christmas experience in Silver Dollar City is set to awe the guests with the lights displays and other Christmas attractions. The Old Time Christmas festival in Silver Dollar City starts as the Town Square, which is also the entry point. The lights display in this area is named “Christmas on Main Street”. The central point of Town Square is adorned with a Christmas tree that is approximately five stories and is decorated with no less than 300,000 lights! As you go around Silver Dollar City, you will also find several lights displays that illuminates every corner of the amusement park.

Christmas celebrations are a little too bland without the Christmas carols. In Silver Dollar City, Christmas carols can be heard wherever you are in the park. Holiday songs, traditional carols, and even new Christmas songs can be heard throughout the park to make your trip a musical experience, too. Apart from the carol, Silver Dollar City’s Old Time Christmas also treats the guests to amazing stage shows in the park’s Opera House Theater. Some of the plays that you can catch are The Christmas Carol, The Living Nativity, and a lot more.

If you happen to stay at the park until the evening, you may be able to catch a light parade that marches through the streets of Silver Dollar City twice a night. Even with the pre-Christmas festivities in the park, you can still enjoy the staple attractions such as rides like the Frisco Silver Dollar Line Steam Train, Fire in the Hole, Powder Keg, Giant Swing, and Outlaw Run. Since Silver Dollar City is also known to have the best theme park food all over America, you will also be treated to traditional Christmas cooking in the park. You can have samples, too, of your Christmas favorites such as turkey, roasted chestnuts, and pudding.


Plan your pre-Christmas trip to Branson now and see how the city prepares for the coming of a grand celebration like Christmas. Partake in the activities in Old Time Christmas to make your holiday spirits soar! 

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What’s Up in Branson this November


Any month would be a great time to visit Branson. The month of November guarantees you yet another month of fun and adventure through Branson’s activities and attractions. November in Branson is packed with activities that promise you quality time and fun with the whole family and with your friends.  Check out some of the events that you would surely enjoy participating in Branson.

A November in Branson is usually the preparation for the upcoming holiday season. Awesome events such as the Festival of Lights and Veterans Homecoming Week await you this November. These festivals are open to the public and are also family oriented so you can bring along the whole family with you.

Pump up your holiday vibes early on by attending the Shepherd of the Hills Trail of Lights. This amazing lights show gives you a delight for your own eyes with the light displays and parades in the Shepherd of the Hills area. This lights festival will definitely make you feel like you are one of Santa’s elves. The Shepherd of the Hills Trail of Lights is an event to make you feel like a child again as you will be ready to welcome the Christmas season.

Although busy with the festivities for the holidays, Branson never forgets the true heroes of America. Every November, Branson celebrates the heroism of the war veterans by having the annual Marine Corps Birthday Ball and the Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony. You may be a war veteran yourself who served the US Military, or you may be one of the people who look up to the veterans and wants to pay tribute to them. Branson gives you the opportunity to honor the brave veterans who fought for our country’s freedom. These events for the marines and the veterans is also a great venue to introduce to the kids the real heroes of our nation, and the importance of courage and patriotism, too.

Branson is not only known to be the place where great live music shows happen. It is also a place where heroes are duly honored and remembered forever. A family outing in Branson this November is a great idea because Branson is also known to be a community which promotes family values, too.

As you are planning your November trip to Branson, check out the best lodging place there is in the area. Thousand Hills Golf Resort is situated close to Branson’s entertainment district and shopping district so everything you need is at arms’ reach. The lodging places in Thousand Hills is also located near the Ozark Mountains so you are assured to be far away from the city noise to ensure a good night’s sleep. It is never too late to plan your November getaway now. For inquiries and reservations, dial 1-877-262-0430. 

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Plan Ahead for Winter in Branson


Branson is known as the Live Entertainment Capital of the World because of the live music shows that it offers the audience. Aside from these music shows, Branson also boasts of its unique celebrations and festivals in the area. There are festivals going on in Branson, no matter what season or month you decide to come by for a vacation.

For this winter season, Branson has prepared the best and the most exciting winter activities and attractions for you. The weather may be cold, but your moments here in Branson would be far from cold and dull. Winter in the Ozarks is a splendid time for a family vacation because Branson also promises you a breathtaking view of the Ozarks blanketed in snow. Revel in the sceneries of Branson as you participate in the fun family activities this winter.

One event exclusive this winter season is the Hot Winter Fun. This event is one that you should not miss out on. Happening on January and February 2014 in Branson, the Hot Winter Fun is here to show you that winter time in Branson is definitely a time for hibernating. Hot Winter Fun encourages you to go out there and enjoy all the special offers all throughout the town of Branson. Catch exclusive shows and also shops which stay open through the Hot Winter Fun season. You can also visit the famous Branson museums such as the Titanic Museum, Hollywood Wax Museum, and the Veterans Memorial Museum.

Another thing happening in Branson this winter is the Branson After Christmas Sales. Shoppers can go big with the Christmas sales in Branson this December 26. You can get big discounts from outlet malls and Branson Landing. You can also get some coupons for mall discounts if you stay in Thousand Hills Hotel and Golf Resort. Not only do you get to stay in one of Branson’s best lodging places; you also get to treat yourself to a shopping adventure.

Winter in Branson also gives you the opportunity to witness not only live music shows, but also great films. This winter, come and join the Branson IMAX Film Festival which will surely delight all the movie goers and enthusiasts out there. This month long celebration of great films that feature new technology and IMAX presentations is a new twist to the entertainment that Branson provides its guests. The Branson IMAX Film Festival happens from March to April at the Branson IMAX Entertainment Complex.

Branson also has something for the sports lovers this winter! Are you a college basketball fan? If you are, then you better not miss out on the Annual NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Championship! This event is happening on March 2014 at the College of the Ozarks’ Keeter Gymnasium. This is one venue where you can possibly witness future NBA superstars!

All these events await you this winter season in Branson. Plan ahead and get first dibs now for tickets and accommodations for the winter activities, attractions, and lodging places. Contact Thousand Hills Golf Resort for your lodging options. For inquiries and reservations at Thousand Hills, call 1-877-262-0430. 

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All Roads Lead to Branson this Christmas 2014



Christmas is one season that everyone is excited about. It is a season full of merrymaking, celebrations, gift-giving, and a lot more fun activities. The Christmas season is a perfect opportunity for the whole family to take some time off from school and work and enjoy each other’s company. With that, why not take your Christmas celebration to a whole new level by spending it in Branson this year?

Branson, being the top vacation destination all year round in the Midwest, has new attractions and activities to offer you and your family. All of these are for the whole family to be enjoyed. The Christmas celebration in Branson starts as early as November. The Festival of Lights in Branson starts on the first week of November and ends in the last week of December. Here you can see the whole city of Branson illuminated by hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights and also lights displays. Take a tour around Branson and treat your family to a Christmas experience like no other. You have several options for the tour – your own car, Trolley, or Ride the Ducks tours. Another lights attraction that you should not miss is the Trail of Lights at Shepherd of the Hills Homestead. You can see the place decorated with lights and dioramas. After your lights tour in Shepherd of the Hills, you can then enjoy a hot cup of coffee in the gift shop, or you can ride all the way to top of the Inspiration Tower.

Silver Dollar City, Branson’s world-class theme park, also joins in the Christmas celebrations in the Branson. The Old Time Christmas festival in Silver Dollar City is one of the reasons why the guests flock to the amusement park starting the first week of November until the last day of December. The whole park is transformed into a winter wonderland with lights, a giant Christmas tree, and several Christmas-themed shows and musicals. You can also get your own fix of a good meal or a hot cup of chocolate or coffee in Silver Dollar City, since it is also known to have the best theme park food in America.

The month of December in Branson is the peak of the Christmas festivals. There is the Annual Adoration Parade and Lighting Ceremony and Branson’s Santa Workshop. The parade is a favorite among Branson’s guests and locals, while the Branson’s Santa’s Workshop is an event for the kids to learn the value of giving back and helping others thru the Giving Trees. Children can also meet and greet Santa, decorate a cookie, and design their own Christmas ornament as a souvenir.


Make your Branson Christmas hassle-free by choosing Thousand Hills as your lodging partner for your vacation. You have various lodging options, and you will also be staying just minutes away from Branson’s entertainment district. For inquiries and reservations in Thousand Hills, call 1-877-262-0430. 

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Celebrate Veterans Day in Branson Missouri


Branson Missouri is known to be an entertainment heaven for the visitors with all its live music shows and theater plays. It has also been known as a place where people can go on an adventure with the whole family and friends. With all the fun and excitement in Branson, it is easy to get lost and forget all about the other important celebrations such as honoring the heroes who fought for the freedom of America.

Because of this, Branson aims to retain the fervor of celebrating events in honor of people who matter the most in terms of the country’s history. Branson is that one place in America where you can find the pride and recognition of the country’s many heroes still remains to be loud and clear. People who want to pay tribute to the war veterans often come out to Branson Missouri to celebrate Veterans Day. The Veterans Day celebration in Branson is considered to be America’s largest Veterans Day celebration because of the number of people who come and remember the heroism of the war veterans.

The Veterans Homecoming is filled with many events. One of which is the Veterans Day Parade and closing ceremonies that take place every year. The set of events for the Veterans Day celebration changes from year to year, but rest assured that there will always be family-friendly activities to keep you busy all throughout the celebration. Such events are hot air balloon displays, recognition ceremonies, and a lot more. You will surely find something to do whatever age you may be.

While you are in Branson for the Veterans Day celebration, you might as well have your own experience with the live music shows in Branson. Many of the shows in Branson also pay tribute to the war heroes by keeping their shows in line with the theme of nationalism and patriotism in the celebration of Veterans Day. The veterans get to enjoy perks and freebies such as the free tickets to the shows. With these events in Branson, it will surely be a memorable experience both for the veterans and those who came to Branson to celebrate the day of the veterans.

The Veterans Registry also helps the veterans who come to the celebration find their lost friends. This is one act of Branson to give the veterans the special attention and respect that they deserve. This Veterans Day, don’t just stay at home. Go out and show your support to the real heroes of our country, and join the festivities in celebration of the Veterans Homecoming.

For your stay in Branson this Veterans Day, stay in Thousand Hills Golf Resort where you can stay close to Branson’s entertainment district. Thousand Hills is also situated near the Ozark Mountains so you can have the perfect ambiance and mood. For reservations and inquiries on Thousand Hills’ lodging options, call 1-877-262-0430. 

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