Thanksgiving Day in America is a time to offer thanks and holiday meals. It is a time for turkeys, stuffing, pumpkin pie, holiday parades and giant balloons. Thanksgiving Day parades are held in some cities and towns around Thanksgiving Day. Some parades or festivities also mark the opening of the Christmas shopping season. Some people have a four day weekend so it is well known for trips.
Take the stress out of the holiday season with ideas the whole family will love like spending it the way. The mainstream of Branson attractions will be open not only on Thanksgiving Day but during the whole weekend. Branson manages to draw over eight million visitors each year because of its combination of mountain beauty and tourists attractions.
One is the Branson Scenic Railway, the only train tour operating out of Branson. It's very much part of the old-fashioned experience of a train tour retaining its ancient appeal in spite of being across the tracks from a contemporary skyscraper. It has a 40-mile round trip train tour of the Ozark Mountains that last for up to two hours. It passes railway tunnels and transversely high river bridges. Railroad also offers dinner trains on seasonal basis.
Guests could also ride through the famous streets and neighborhoods by the Ride the Ducks' remarkable land and water duck vehicles. You will be amused on how the captain put together fun, music and history into an interactive land and water experience.
When your tours come to an end, you can loosen up by watching a variety of shows or movies at the IMAX Entertainment Complex or the Branson Theaters. You can either, shop, dine on the one of a kind restaurant or watch a movie in the complex. If you're after live shows, well known performers have a lot in store for you, from magic shows, country, family harmonies, comedy, variety, dinner shows to gospel. Branson can accommodate the entire family as it has more theatre seat than Broadway.
Except from shows and movies, Branson also offers museum tours as there are more museum options than ever before. It would definitely be enjoyed by all ages. You could choose from the American Presidential Gallery – to learn about the presidents of the US, Historic Homestead Tours – to step back in time and go through what it is like to live in the late 1800s, Hollywood Wax Museum – to see a wax figure of more than 170 popular personalities and characters, Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum – for unique exhibits and the Titanic The Legend Continues – to give guests the impression of being an original passenger on the Titanic's 1912 voyage.
After all the tours, shows and the museum visits, you would definitely want to satisfy your taste buds and relax while having sumptuous meals on any of Branson's restaurants that serve unique and exceptional Thanksgiving dishes.
There are many ways to celebrate and express gratitude at Thanksgiving. Even in difficult times, there are always things for which to be grateful. So pack up and bring the entire family or your group of friends to celebrate Thanksgiving, the Branson way.
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