Knights Inn at Thousand Hills
Travel Blogs from Branson
Friday August 8, 2014
After performing some domestic chores around the camper we headed into Branson, MO, to see what all the hoopla is about. Our first stop was at "Danna's Bar-B-Que & Burger" for lunch, Valerie had read that they had gluten free rolls so we decided to try it out. The bar-b-que pork and the gluten free rolls were great, and the portions ...
... tour of the battlefield and surrounding area. Wilson’s Creek played a significant role in the Civil War as it was the first major battle west of the Mississippi River. We enjoyed our short stay here as it was another piece of the amazing yet disturbing puzzle that is the Civil War. Leaving Wilson’s Creek we headed south on US 65 and our next campground in Branson MO.
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 ...
... far outside Pea Ridge we passed through the very touristy area of Eureka Springs. It reminded us of Helen, GA but a lot less charm and a lot more redneck. Seemed to be a nice enough place to get away for a few days, but we really didn't see much other than hotels & restaurants. Pea Ridge NMP is a Civil War Battlefield that is an interesting study in how forgetting the fundamentals of battle will get you killed. In addition to driving the loop road we did a 2-2.5 mile hike ...
... 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)
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking