and the Branson Airport
have announced new nonstop service to Branson
from Baltimore/Washington, Chicago (Midway) and Houston. The service will begin in May. Officials say the expanded service comes in response to increased demand from customers wanting easier access to the Branson area.
The following nonstop flights between Branson and Baltimore/Washington will be available beginning May 28, 2011:
Baltimore/Washington to Branson: Flight Number 1578
Departs – 10:15 a.m. Arrival – 11:46 a.m.
Frequency – Every Saturday
Branson to Baltimore/Washington: Flight Number 1579
Departs – 4:13 p.m. Arrival – 7:37 p.m.
Frequency – Every Saturday
The following nonstop flights between Branson and Chicago will be available beginning May 27, 2011:
Chicago to Branson: Flight Number 1591
Departs – 3:46 p.m. Arrives – 5:20 p.m.
Frequency – Every Mon., Wed., Fri., Sun.
Branson to Chicago: Flight Number 1590
Departs – 1:36 p.m. Arrives – 3:06 p.m.
Frequency – Every Mon., Wed., Fri., Sun.The following nonstop flights between Branson and Houston will be available beginning May 26, 2011:
Houston to Branson: Flight Number 1595
Departs – 3:45 p.m. Arrival – 5:21 p.m.
Frequency – Every Tue., Thur., Sat.
Branson to Houston: Flight Number 1594
Departs – 1:36 p.m. Arrival – 3:10 p.m.
Frequency – Every Tue., Thur., Sat.
Houston to Branson: Flight Number 1597
Departs – 10:10 a.m. Arrival – 11:46 a.m.
Frequency: Every Sunday
Branson to Houston: Flight Number 1596
Departs – 12:26 p.m. Arrival – 2:00 p.m.
Frequency – Every Sunday
The Branson Airport opened in May 2009. It is the first privately developed and operated commercial service airport in the United States. AirTran Airways is a Fortune 1000 company and has been ranked the number one low cost carrier in the Airline Quality Rating study for the past three years.
Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede
begins its season in Branson MO
on February 25th. The Branson dinner attraction
will present the largest feature ever, “Return of the Buffalo!”
The buffalo once numbered 60 million throughout North America and in tribute to the American spirit, Dixie Stampede proudly presents these creatures nightly for guests to experience them up-close.
The 2011 Dixie Stampede season also presents a new Carriage Room comedy pre-show featuring David Lucas.
The Dixie Stampede Branson
is a unique attraction featuring 32 horses, a stampede of buffalo, horsemanship, romance and audience participation, complemented by a four-course meal.
The Branson Airport is now serving Dallas as officials announced Monday, February 7, that flights to and from Love Field in Dallas will begin April 4. Dallas is a top market for Branson, as the area welcomes many visitors from Texas.
The airport will also resume flights to Austin, which stopped in December because of Branson’s off season.
Currently Branson Airport offers flights to Atlanta on AirTran Airlines and to Denver and Milwaukee on Frontier Airlines.
Legends In Concert
in Branson MO
have announced their line-up for the 2011 season. Join us all season long with the famous Legends in Concert band and fabulous Legends in Concert singer/dancers.
We have an exciting star-studded line up for the 2011 season:
Spring: Feb. 10 – May 17, 2011
Summer: May 19 – Sept. 6
George Strait (July & Aug. Only)
Fall: Sept. 8 – Oct. 31
Winter: Nov. 1 – Dec. 31
*Elvis portrayed by Dean Z. Line Up subject to change.
Get your Spring Break started right with a Branson Missouri Vacation
! The area’s premier theme park – Silver Dollar City
– is hosting Family Spring Break Days
March 17-20 & March 24-27, 2011. It’s the perfect way for families to have fun together as there are over 30 rides and attractions to discover, plus plenty of live entertainment, delicious food and unique shopping.
New for the 2011 season is Half Dollar Holler. Guests at Silver Dollar City’s Spring Break Days will be the first to experience this new area. Half Dollar Holler features a play area for kids with treetop fun houses, climbing nets, sand tables and a carousel. The Frisco Silver Dollar Line Steam Train, Fire in the Hole, The Grand Exposition and Marvel Cave will also be open.
For big thrills, families will want to head over to PowderKeg, which launches to 53mph in 2.8 seconds or to WildFire, a multi-loop coaster.
Special entertainment available during the Silver Dollar City Spring Break Days includes Pure Heart and Sons of the Silver Dollar.
Young Christians’ Weekend
descends on Silver Dollar City
April 1-3, 2011. This faith-based event features big name concerts, inspiring speakers, praise and worship sessions plus all of Silver Dollar City’s thrilling rides and entertainment. Join thousands of youth from across the nation during the Midwest’s premier Christian youth event in Branson
The fun gets started on Friday Night at 8:30pm. Dove award nominee Fireflight will take the stage at the 4,000 seat Echo Hollow Amphitheatre. Their latest album, For Those Who Wait, address the daily struggles we all face and how God has a plan for those of us who persevere. This hard-rocking group is the perfect choice to kickoff the weekend of worship.
On Saturday, April 2, there will be inspiring speakers and mini-concerts throughout the park. Tina Marie will perform at the Riverfront Playhouse, while Dove winner and Grammy nominee Sanctus Real will perform at noon, 3pm and 6pm at the Echo Hollow Amphitheatre. Plus, guests can play all day on the over 30 rides and attractions at Silver Dollar City. PowderKeg, WildFire and The Giant Swing will all be open.
Sunday, April 3, guests will want to get their morning started with a worship service at 8:30am or 11am. Caleb Rowden and Tenth Avenue North will also perform, and a life-altering message is also planned.
visitors can now get an up close and personal view of Table Rock Lake Dam
on a guided walking tour. Visitors will be able to see firsthand what it takes to operate the massive structure on the over 53,000-acre Table Rock Lake. Tours are available Thursday through Sunday from 10am-2pm the month of February, and are available daily from 10am-2pm March through December.
The new Dewey Short Visitor Center on the shores of Table Rock Lake will open by Summer of 2011. The 15,000 square foot visitor’s center will feature an auditorium, gift shop and educational are. The lake itself is also going to be a part of the new experience. The center also includes areas that tell how the dam was constructed as well as provide information about the dam’s inner workings. An exhibit displaying the wildlife found in and around Table Rock Lake is also available.
See The World in Branson is a fun, international themed event scheduled for April and May in Branson. The Ozark Mountain Springfest event highlights the vast amount of internationally inspired entertainment, attractions and cuisine available to visitors in Branson.
Branson area restaurants will have specials highlighting international cuisine, and several Branson hotels
will also represent areas from around the world. Experience all there is to see in Branson – No passport needed!
Branson is getting ready to spring into fun with Ozark Mountain Springfest. From March to May, the area blossoms with color and Branson shows, events and attractions all present new acts, fun activities and exhibits.
The Titanic Museum
presents its 5th Annual Salute to the Irish
the month of March. This event pays tribute to the all of the Irish men and women who helped build the Titanic and those who served as crew. Come prepared to be entertained with the music, song and folklore of the Irish.
The NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Tournament
returns to Branson March 9-March 15. This tournament is a highlight for any sports fan and is always a big draw. Branson hotels
are already taking reservations.
begins at Silver Dollar City
April 7 and runs through May 8. International performers and exotic cuisine take center stage during this festival of global proportions.
There are many things to do in Branson, especially during Ozark Mountain Springfest. Plan your getaway today to experience it all.