The Butterfly Palace & Rainforest Adventure … truly an adventure!

by Linda Burlingame “Exciting experience” is one definition for the word “adventure.” And your journey through the Butterfly Palace & Rainforest Adventure in Branson, Missouri, is exactly that. The venue is vast; the multi-story lobby is light and airy and immediately puts you in a tropical mood. Although it’s a self-guided journey, there are always…

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Get a jump on 2018 Excitement … With Branson’s Hot Winter Fun

by Linda Burlingame The holiday season was exciting and memorable … but let’s face it, there were hectic and frustrating moments! By now you’re looking for a relaxing, “user-friendly” way to have fun and keep the good times rolling. A trip to Branson, Missouri, is just the ticket! Branson is known for live music shows,…

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The Lennon Sisters ~ America’s Loveliest Legacy on stage with the Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza

by Linda Burlingame Christmas comes early in Branson, and with it thoughts of the Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza … and the Lennon Sisters! America started celebrating Christmas with Andy in 1963, with his first television Christmas show. 2017 marks the 25th year for the show in Branson; it’s reminiscent of those televised shows. Andy loved…

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A Baker’s Dozen of things not to miss in Branson during August

With all the shows, attractions and other things there is to do in Branson on a daily basis some might ask, “Why bother listing things not to miss whether it’s August of 2014 or any other month?” “That’s a great question,” said Annette Wood, Director of Sales and Marketing, for the Branson Tourism Center (BTC).…

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Five great “4th of July” Branson Firework Displays (2015)

Update May 2015: This article was written for 4th of July 2014. For 2015 information see this article: These five Branson “4th of July” fireworks displays will absolutely amaze you. When it comes to Celebrating America’s Independence with firework displays, visitors to Branson will have a variety of great choices. Branson’s fireworks will start in…

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Andy Williams memorial service is “Celebration of Life”

BRANSON, Mo., October 21, 2012 —  Friends, family, fans and the Branson community gathered at Andy Williams Moon River Theatre this afternoon for a “Celebration of Life” service, celebrating the life of Andy Williams and to mourn his passing. This simple, beautiful and poignant statement from Andy’s family, printed at the end of the program…

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TripAdvisor names Branson in Top 25 in 2012 Travelers’ Choice® Destinations Awards

BRANSON, Mo., May 5, 2012 — “Branson’s naming as a top 25 U.S. Destination in the 2012 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® Destinations Awards, along with destinations such as New York City, New York;San Francisco, California; Chicago, Illinois; Las Vegas, Nevada; Honolulu, Hawaii; Orlando, Florida and others, might surprise some who have never experienced it, but not…

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One of the miracles of the Branson Tornado – “Branson is open for business”

BRANSON, Mo.  It is a reality that an EF-2 Tornado hit Branson during the early morning hours of February 29 severely damaging some of its businesses and residences. However, without minimizing the effect of the tornado on those directly impacted, offering them our sympathy and assisting them in any way possible; the other realities of…

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