Branson, Missouri, in southwestern Missouri close to the border of Arkansas, is famous for its history of theater and musical performances starting in the '50's and '60's and continuing today. Highway 76 in Branson hosts more than 40 theaters. Roy Clark opened a theater in Branson in 1983, and other famous entertainers who have facilities in Branson include Andy Williams, Yakoff Smirnoff, Dick Clark and the Oak Ridge Boys. The scenic countryside and exciting nighttime shows in Branson are perfect for romantic getaways.
Branson Scenic Railway
The Branson Scenic Railway offers exciting, though short, romantic getaway trips. The railway's unique vintage railway passenger cars create the elegant atmosphere of a past era. A dinner tour includes a four-course dinner by candlelight. The excursion winds through 40 miles of tunnels and foothills in the Ozarks with guided history of the areas. It's the perfect reason to take a quick trip to Branson overnight or for a weekend stay at a bed and breakfast.
Branson Scenic Railway 206 East Main Branson, MO 65616 800-287-2462 bransonscenicrailway.com
Romance Package at the Hummingbird Inn Bed and Breakfast
There are numerous bed and breakfasts in and around Branson to choose from. The Hummingbird Inn Bed and Breakfast, just 10 minutes from Branson, offers four romantic packages for guests looking for romantic getaways. The romance packages include champagne and roses, chocolate-covered cherries, a rose-petal-strewn bed and breakfast served in your room. Jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces in the guestrooms add to the romance.
Hummingbird Inn Bed and Breakfast 256 Rubys Rest Reeds Spring, MO 65737 417-334-5900 bransonhummingbirdinn.com
The Stone Castle Hotel & Conference Center
The Stone Castle Hotel & Conference Center (previously the Settle Inn) is a unique hotel in Branson with themed rooms. Choose from suites such as Caesar's Palace, French Quarter, Pirates of the Caribbean and Tahitian Nights for a fantasy romantic stay. Guests enjoy 24 hour access to coffee, two indoor pools and spas, wireless Internet and complimentary breakfast.
The Stone Castle Hotel & Conference Center 3050 Green Mountain Drive Branson, MO 65616 800-677-6906 bransonsettleinn.com
Thousand Hills Golf Resort Cabins
Thousand Hills Golf Resort Cabins are one-bedroom, two-bedroom, two-bedroom plus loft or four-bedroom cabins. Guests enjoy romantic luxury cabins in a woodland setting with Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, full kitchens and screened porches. Other amenities include swimming pool, TV with DVD player, cable and premium channels, washer and dryer and linen service.
Thousand Hills Golf Resort-Cabins 245 South Wildwood Drive Branson, MO 65616 417-336-5873 thousandhills.com/branson-lodging/branson-cabins/branson-cabin-rentals