Archives for "March, 2010"

Posted by The Galway Girl on 30th March 2010

Herschend Family with SDC, Showboat, and Ride the Ducks in Branson

Undercover Boss on CBS went undercover with the CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment, Joel Manby. He went undercover with Silver Dollar City and Showboat and in Branson. He also previewed Ride the Ducks from another location. What a neat company! Want to see a little bit of this? Here’s a preview! Also, for more information […]

Posted by The Galway Girl on 29th March 2010

Flying to Branson, MO?

We have a beautiful new airport on the southern tip of Branson, MO. This airport only carries a few smaller airlines: Frontier Airlines, AirTran, and Air Express. The airport code is BKG. But the benefit of flying with these smaller companies is that the prices are often much cheaper than the bigger airlines. Frontier Airlines […]

Posted by The Galway Girl on 22nd March 2010

Is Branson, MO like a little Vegas?

Not quite, here are a few differences. Branson, MO does not have any casinos. You can drive over to the Missouri/Oklahoma border (about 1 hr.), or up to Saint Louis or Kansas City (about 4 hrs.), but there aren’t any right in Branson. Branson shows are typically much cheaper than shows in Las Vegas. Shows […]

Posted by The Galway Girl on 17th March 2010

Hiking in Branson

There a lot of great trails and places to go hiking in the area. I love the Branson Lakeside Trails, which take you down the side of a mountain to a beautiful lake view.This one is found across from the American Bandstand Theater, on Fall Creek Rd. For an easy walking trail, the one behind […]

Posted by The Galway Girl on 16th March 2010

Favorite Branson Shows

From someone who lives in and loves Branson, MO; here are my favorite shows. These are shows I take my family to, when they are in town. SIX– This is six brothers who sing acapella, and use their voices to perform these amazing sounds and melodies. Every time I am looking around for some instruments, […]

Posted by The Galway Girl on 11th March 2010

What’s not to love about Branson, MO?

Okay, maybe the traffic is a little horrific at times, but a seriously fun place to be. Branson is home to such a wide variety of attractions that it is a perfect travel destination for all types of people. Branson is nestled right in the beautiful Ozark Mountains and has three spectacular lakes (Table Rock […]