Come to the rugged beauty of the Ozark Mountains, to the picturesque town of Branson, whose array of music shows cannot be matched. Featuring Queen Esther at Sight and Sound Theatre, plus other entertaining shows, delicious meals, and great sightseeing, this tour is a collection of the best that Branson has to offer.
Day 1 – Lambert’s Café – Branson, Missouri – Today, we head west through Indiana and Illinois into the “Show Me State” of Missouri. This evening, we have included a delicious dinner at Lambert’s Café, famous for their “throwed rolls.” We continue to Branson, where we spend the next four nights.
Day 2 – Lost Canyon at Top of the Rock – Texas Tenors – The Haygoods – After an included breakfast, we take an unforgettable two-and-a-half-mile ride in an electric cart along the Lost Canyon Trail. We’ll view dramatic rock formations and cascading waterfalls. This afternoon, we will be entertained by the Texas Tenors. They bring a unique blend of country, gospel, and classical music to the stage with breathtaking vocals, humor, and cowboy charm. Tonight, after an included dinner, we will be entertained by The Haygoods. The Haygoods bring the house down night after night with incredibly tight harmonies, innovative, energetic choreography, incredible special effects, and amazing performances on over 20 different instruments. Overnight same hotel.
Day 3 – Historic Downtown Branson – Yakov Smirnoff – “Queen Esther” at Sight & Sound Theater – After an included breakfast, we visit Historic Downtown Branson for lunch on our own and shopping. There are over 50 shops offering crafts, souvenirs, clothing, and more, plus Dick’s Old Time Five & Dime Store. Next, we will be entertained by Yakov Smirnoff. Yakov is a world-famous Russian comedian, whose show is a high-energy production filled with tons of laughter. Tonight, after an included dinner, we experience “Queen Esther” at Sight and Sound Theater. “Queen Esther” is a captivating tale of beauty of bravery. Her ordinary life was changed forever entering a world of royalty and risk. Esther finds the courage to trust in God’s plan and believe that she was made for such a time as this. Overnight same hotel.
Day 4 – Titanic Museum – The Showboat Branson Belle Dinner Cruise – Shoji Tabuchi – After an included breakfast, we enjoy a visit and audio tour of the Titanic Museum. Experience what it was like to walk the hallways, parlors, cabins, and Grand Staircase of the Titanic, while surrounded by more than 400 artifacts recovered from the ship. Tonight, we set sail for a dinner cruise aboard the Showboat Branson Belle. We’ll enjoy an included dinner and an exciting variety show featuring music from the 60’s to today. Next, we will be entertained by Branson’s beloved violinist, Shoji Tabuchi. Shoji can play the violin as you never thought possible – both country and classical. Overnight same hotel.
Day 5 – Home – After an early breakfast, we reluctantly depart from this lovely Ozark Mountain area and begin our journey back to the Bluegrass State. Meals: 4B, 4D, Shows: 6