"My family of 4 just returned from spending a week here. The condo was very spacious - 3 large bedrooms, a huge kitchen and comfy living area. The kitchen was nicely equipped and was a pleasure to cook in. Plenty of pots and pans to get the job done as well as the other necessary equipment. We also appreciated the ice maker and filtered water from the refrigerator. The beds were cozy and the bathrooms roomy. The whole place was very clean and seemed well maintained. Like many others, our favorite spot was the deck overlooking the lake. Sunsets were stunning and catching the full moon over the lake wasn't bad either! The condo is on the 3rd floor and there isn't an elevator - but it's worth the steps for the view.
While in Branson, we took in the Branson Scenic Railway, Silver Dollar City (and Kelly is right, this is the perfect spot for getting into that park - a 5 minute drive without all the traffic hassle), The Presley's Country Jubilee, the Ducks tour of Table Rock Lake, the IMAX movie on the National Parks, the dam visitor's center and we capped things off with the backstage tour of Sight and Sound Theater (totally worth it and the cheapest entertainment at $5/person!) and then the production of Moses. Of course, we also did some shopping at the Landing and other various venues and had some great food - BBQ at Danna's BBQ & Burgers, ice cream at Andy's, and the best burgers at Billy Bob's. We highly recommend all of these activities and restaurants.
A note for those who may be visiting off season - we were not aware that school starts in mid-August here. (Our schools at home begin the day after Labor Day.) The plus side of that is that the crowds were minimal and while we experienced some traffic in downtown Branson, from the stories we've heard, it was nothing like what it is mid-summer. We were able to get terrific seats for all of the shows we wanted to see and had no trouble being seated at restaurants. The negative side is that not everything is open every day. Since we came the week that school began, most attractions and shows were still running, but on a limited schedule so we just had to switch the days we planned to attend. As the off-season progresses, less things are open. Branson would still be a place that I would visit, even without the normal tourist attractions. The Ozarks are enough of an attraction for me."
Guest: Marilyn B.
Date of Stay: August 2016
Review Submitted: August 22, 2016