Extended Trips - Branson

Vista Club - Extended - Branson

Branson

Join us for a Christmas Trip with all the trimmings to Branson. All are invited to join this trip as we provide 3 different convenient pick up points from the Fox Valley area down to the Bloomington/Normal areas. We will travel to Ozark, MO for dinner where we will dine at Lambert's Café, Home of the Throwed Rolls. After dinner we will check into our hotel and rest up for a fun-filled time in Branson.

The next day you can enjoy a buffet breakfast before we take a local sight-seeing tour. With our local step-on guide who will be with us for our entire visit in Branson, we will take a tour which will feature The College of the Ozarks with special stops to enjoy the local culture, scenic overlooks, and Old Downtown Branson. When we arrive in Old Downtown, you will have time to explore this area while enjoying lunch on your own. We are then off to enjoy the magnificent Daniel O'Donnell. This Irish singer has been delighting audiences all across the globe with his popular mix of country and easy listening music. Sit back and enjoy a blend of traditional Irish ballads, country favorites, and traditional gospel with and Irish Tenor twist. After the show, we will travel to Florentina's Restaurant for an Italian family-style meal. We will complete our first full day in Branson with The Hughes Family Christmas Show which has been described as…"a triumph of everything you want to feel at Christmas time." Experience some of the season's best vocal harmonies, exciting dances, inspiring instrumentals, and of course, the enchantment and light-hearted humor that everyone loves about the show.

This day offers you an opportunity to enjoy Branson as you choose. Plan how you wish to enjoy your morning. Do you wish to see a show after breakfast? Do you want some time to shop? Maybe you would like to see a local attraction? Choose your own activity for the morning. We will have a complete list of options for your review. (Note: if you wish to see a show, we recommend that you contact the place and reserve a seat prior to the trip.) Transportation will be provided to and from your desired destination. The morning will be followed with lunch on your own at Branson Landing. With the extensive list of dining options, there is something that will delight your taste buds. Then, we are off to tickle our funny bone at The Pierce Arrow Matinee. This show features Branson's funniest comedian, masterful harmonies, and high caliber entertainment. Following the show we will enjoy dinner at Landry's Restaurant which features extraordinary seafood specialties, tender steaks, and bountiful pastas. Our evening show features the most superb musical performance in Branson. From fiddle mastery to true showmanship, Shoji Tabuchi and his family will delight us with a beautiful holiday performance designed to take your breath away. We will complete our day with a leisurely drive through Branson's Festival of Lights.

As we being our journey back to Illinois, we will stop in Springfield, MO to explore the Fantastic Caverns. Here we will experience the magnitude, stillness, and splendor of America's only ride through cave. To preserve the natural features, we will experience the natural wonders of the Fantastic Caverns on a tram drawn tour.