Branson Journals

Early Christmas in Branson

A November 2002 trip to Branson by karenkayp

Branson Yacht Club Photo, Branson, Missouri More Photos
Quote: If you want to get into the spirit of Christmas you will want to visit Branson during their Christmas season. Not only are the Christmas shows good, but the Christmas lights are fantastic.

Early Christmas in Branson


Christmas Spendor at Silver Dollar City Photo, Branson, Missouri
To get you in the Christmas spirit, seeing and hearing Dino's Christmas Show is a must! Dino not only is one of the best pianist I've ever heard, but his wife has a fantastic singing voice. He presents a moving nativity scene and object lesson.Another highlight during the Christmas season in Branson is the Jim Stafford Show. He is a wonderful comedian who keeps you laughing throughout the show and yet he also presents the true meaning of Christmas.The best Christmas light show is at Silver Dollar City. Once the sun sets and the lights come up you feel like you are walking in a Christmas Wonderland! They also offer a lot of different Christmas shows. Quick Tips: I would recommend th...Read More
Branson Yacht Club Photo, Branson, Missouri
Best Things Nearby:Silver Dollar City Table Rock LakeBest Things About the Resort:Beautiful setting on the lake. We were in one of the newer units right on the lake and the view was spectacular. The two bedroom is a unit with a lockout attached and was very spacious and well kept. The activites are very enjoyable and geared to families.Resort Experience:The two bedroom is a unit with a lockout attached and was very spacious. The master bedroom has a king-size bed with a very large bathroom. Not only did it have a large shower, but also a jacuzzi that was rather small,but adequate for one. The deck was accessible from either the living room or the master...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on November 13, 2002

Branson Yacht Club
Branson, Missouri

Friendship House


If you want good food and friendly service, this is the place to go near Branson. The Friendship House is part of the College of the Ozarks campus. The students work for their tuition at this college and take pride in all their achievements, whether it is the homemade ice cream and pie, their job, or the college.We arrived mid-afternoon and were pleasantly surprised by the excellent choices on the menu for meals any time of the day. Our waitress spent time answering our questions about this unique college and gave us excellent service. I observed other waitresses who were just as well liked by their customers. The full bank of windows is a view of the very well-kept grounds of the college in the mi...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on November 14, 2002

Friendship House
685 Graham Clark Dr
Branson, Missouri 65616
(417) 334-6411