Posts tagged as "Branson"

Posted by The Galway Girl on 18th August 2010

Silver Dollar City

Silver Dollar City is a favorite among the young and the old. It offers such an array of activities that everyone will have a great time.┬áMy family loves riding the rollar coasters and the wet rides (when it’s really hot)! We always have to visit the candy store where they are sure to be baking […]

Posted by The Galway Girl on 15th April 2010

History of Branson

Everyone knows what Branson is today, with all the live entertainment, shopping, and restaurants. But how did that happen? In the 1880’s settlers began settling the area of the Ozark Mountains because of the “free land”. And a guy by the name of Rueben Branson opened a general store and post office, and there it […]

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 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 […]

Posted by The Galway Girl on 6th October 2009

Branson in the Fall

I decided to write about something that I know very well and that is very dear to my heart, my home town. It is interesting living and working in a tourism town. The town basically survives off of the tourist that come through the area. But, there is so much to love about this small […]