Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Branson
Travel Blogs from Branson
Our day started early with breakfast in the hotel (Holiday Inn Express on Hwy 76). We weren't quite prepared for the long line for breakfast! The attendant said they server between 400-600 people per morning! Thankfully we beat much of the crowd and enjoyed our breakfast.
We didn't have much traffic on our way to the Imax complex this …
We got up early excited for our day. Mom has been looking forward to this for quite some time since the last trip in 2010, I think! We didn't have a real long drive – OKC to Ozark, MO. We were looking forward to eating at Lamberts – otherwise known as the Throwed Roll restaurant. They said our wait time was 70 minutes so we were happy …
Driving down the main street to Branson, MO reminded us of 'the strip' in Las Vegas-just with a country music flair. There are many shows here-variety, comedy, gospel music, country music, and magic shows to name a few. Our Lodge is a wonderful respite from the main street-spacious room, beautiful pool and lots of amenities. "Monkey in the middle" and volleyball were ...
... encountered more ticks than the 2 of us have seen in a very long time. And yes, we did use a good amount of Deep Woods Off. The little buggers liked us anyway! After leaving Pea Ridge, we headed to our campground in Branson, MO. Almost immediately upon crossing the state line the terrain changed from Ozark mountains to relatively flat farmland...definitely a change from what we've seen the past couple of days. Branson is supposedly a bit like Gatlinburg, TN...a big tourist ...
... in the house. The outside walls she covered in stones and built rock ornaments outside with stones, rocks, crystals. There is also a huge perennial garden outside too.
Supper was a Chicken Curry wrap with a side salad. Nothing to write home about but I devoured the salad. My body must be telling me something.
Leaving tomorrow but have not decided where (too many choices)
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center