Branson, MO - Christmas Extravaganza!

Departing november 25th for 8 days / 7 nights

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

If you haven't been to Branson during the holidays, you’re in for an amazing surprise. If you’ve visited during this special season before, it’s easy to figure out why this is part of your family's holiday traditions.

As a visitor, you will see Christmas lights glowing in every direction, celebrities and stars filling the stages and shopping bags in everyone's hands. Branson is known for its live entertainment and there's no exception at Christmas time! It’s not called the Live Music Show Capital of the World for nothing! There are many shows completely dedicated to the holidays and nearly every theater incorporates Christmas music into at least half of the performance. You'll hear traditional Christmas music, carols and hymns, sounds from the past and sounds from today. You'll see Christmas lights, decorated sets and displays, costumes and more. And, you'll feel the Spirit of Christmas everywhere you go…

Includes 8 Awesome Christmas & Country Christmas Shows:

The Hillarious Baldknobber's
Dublin's Irish Tennors & Celtic Ladies
Petersen's Blue Grass Christmas
The Haygoods Christmas Show
Hot Rods and High Heels
The Doug Gabriel Show
Dean Z - The best Elvis Branson has ever had!!!
Queen Esther - Sight and Sound Theater


Day 1: Black Hills to Dakota Dunes, SD (430 miles)
Today our journey begins as we leave the Black Hills and travel to Dakota Dunes, SD. We will make regular stops with lunch being at Al’s Oasis. Our expected arrival time in Dakota Dunes is late afternoon and there will be time to freshen up at our hotel before supper tonight.
Overnight Dakota Dunes, SD - No Meals Included

Day 2: Dakota Dunes to Clinton, MO
This morning we travel to Kansas City and after our lunch break we continue our journey for our overnight stop in Clinton, MO.
Overnight Clinton, MO - Breakfast Included

Day 3: Clinton, MO to Branson, MO via Springfield
This morning we journey south to Springfield and finally Branson. Time for for lunch and then it's off to our first show.Hot Rods & High Heels - Travel back in time to the 1950's celebrating poodle skirts, sock hops, soda shops and teenage love.
Arrive at the hotel with time to freshen up before supper. Our show tonight is the show that started it all! Bransons Famous Baldknobbers who continue to wow audiences with a perfect blend of new and classic country pop, gospel and hillarious comedy. After the show we return to the hotel for overnight..
Overnight Branson, MO - Breakfast & Supper Included


Day 4: Branson
Breakfast is served in the hotel and is available from 6.30am. At 9.15am , we depart the hotel for first show of the day. Dublin's Irish Tenors and Celtic Ladies. The Irish Tenors perform some of the best Irish classics, opera, pop and swing. The Celtic Ladies bring a mix of contemporary music and classical blend in music and dance.
Lunch break is taken at McFarlain's followed by our afternoon show Afternoon Show Petersen's Bluegrass Christmas featuring their top notch Bluegrass sound, twin fiddle tunes, gospel, acapella and original songs. After supper tonight, we venture to see the Haygoods. Five brothers and one sister combine incredible harmony, tap, gymnastics and instruments to present this high energy show. After the show we return to the hotel for overnight.
Overnight Branson, MO - Breakfast & Supper Included

Day 5 - Branson
Breakfast is served at the hotel from 6.30am onwards. We leave at 9.15am and head to the Doug Gabriel Show.with a lot of variety, talented cast, rib-tickling comedy and a terrific ensemble of musicians. A lunch break will be taken before we visit Dean Z,
Dean Z is the Ultimate Elvis” and takes you on a musical journey spanning the 20 year career of the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll”, from his rise to fame in the 1950s, to his infamous Las Vegas performances of the 1970s. boasting an 11 piece band, horn section, vocalist and immersive video content for a truly unforgettable concert experience. 
This evening after supper we venture to the amazing Sight & Sound Theater. Queen Esther is a captivating tale of beauty and bravery. Her ordinary life was changed forever entering a a world of royalty & risk. Esther finds the courage to trust in God's plan and believe that was what she was made for such a time as this.
Return to the hotel for overnight.
Overnight Branson, MO - Breakfast and Supper included.

Day 6: Branson to St Joseph, MO
This morning we leave the hotel at 8am and head north to Springfield and then St Joseph, MO arriving mid afternoon.
Overnight Council Bluffs, MO - Breakfast Included

Day 7: St Joseph to Sioux Falls, SD
This morning we leave St Joseph, MO and head north to Sioux Falls where we will visit the Sioux Falls Christmas lights in Falls Park.
Overnight Sioux Falls - Breakfast & Supper included

Day 8: Sioux Falls to the Black Hills of SD
This morning we depart the hotel at 8.30am for our journey back home to the Black Hills of South Dakota arriving mid to late afternoon.
Breakfast Included

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Itinerary at a Glance

Starts: Saturday November 25th 2023
Ends: Saturday December 2nd 2023

What's Included

  • Fully escorted with departures from Spearfish, Sturgis & Rapid City plus East along I-90
  • Luxury transportation throughout – all entrance fees included for sightseeing listed
  • 8 amazing show experiences with 7 nights’ accommodations
  • Breakfast each day & 4 Suppers
  • Christmas Lights tour in Siuox Falls
  • Baggage handling and all taxes


  • Price: $2,495pp (double occupancy)
  • Single Supplement: add $995
  • Triple Occupancy: deduct $125

Tour Brochure

How to Book

  • Deposit of $500pp due at time of booking
  • September 10th 2023 - Final Balance Due 
  • Booking Form

What You'll Need

  • Warm clothing / layers
  • Passports are not required for this tour
  • Photo ID is however required (Driver’s License)
  • Christmas Spirit!


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