Travel Blogs from Branson
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 ...
We are at Susie's and will be staying here until next week and we have decided to go to Death Valley next week. We have never been there and the weather is pretty decent this time of year. We are learning to relax as we keep telling ourselves that we are in no hurry. Dad and I did go down to the ocean yesterday, it never seems to lose its beauty no matter how many times I've seen it. We'll I'll write again after Death Valley Love to you ...
Pea Ridge National Military Park, Garfield, Arkansas is the battle which kept Missouri in the Union. It is also considered to be one of the most well-preserved Civil War battle sites. The Elkhorn Tavern is a prominent structure on the grounds (see photo included). The Elkhorn Tavern was described as a place of "abundant good cheer", serving travelers on the Telegraph Road. It was also home to a large family and their slaves and ...
... Missouri, especially the southern park is like a huge roller coaster ride, up one hill and down another, repeat. Didn't know this was such a hilly place but the scenery is breathtaking. Still haven't figured out how to post pictures but Connie set up a Facebook page so I'll give that a try too. Love you ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking