Dogwood Blossoms of Branson
Luxury Motorcoach Trip
April 30 – May 4, 2023
6 Days / 5 Nights
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$50 Per Person Deposit due upon Signing up. Balance due March 29, 2023.
Waterloo, Marshalltown, Grinnell, Newton and Altoona
Price Per Person:
$1,175 Double / Occupancy
$1,443 Single / Occupancy
$1,125 Triple / Occupancy
$1,075 Quad / Occupancy
INCREDIBLE FULLY-LOADED TOUR includes:
- Lodging – 5 nights – Bass Pro Angler’s Lodge-Springfield and Holiday Inn Express
- 11 MEALS – 5 Breakfasts, 2 Lunch and 4 Dinners
- 7 AWESOME shows with GREAT seating:
- Doug Gabriel #1 Hits Tribute
- Queen Esther – Sight and Sound
- Grand Jubilee
- Down Home Country
- Elvis – Story of a King – NEW
- 50 Years of Kenny Roger
- America’s Top Country Hits – NEW
- Top of the Rock – Lost Canyon Cave & Nature Trail Golf cart Tour of Spring in the Air
- Dogwood Canyon Nature Park – Spring Dogwood Blossoms Tram Tour and Lunch
- Tour Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum
- Wonders of Wildlife Museum & Aquarium
- Finley Farms Tour & Lunch
- Stop at Osceola Cheese Store
- Free time in Branson Craft Mall
- Free time in Historic Downtown Branson
- Raffle Drawings
- On Board Bottled Water and snacks
- On Board Tour Leader
sunday, april 30
Welcome Aboard! We’ll depart our pick-up locations for a nice enjoyable ride to Springfield, Missouri. You might just have a nice stop prior to checking into our hotel in Springfield at the Bass Pro Angler’s Lodge next to Bass Pro Shops. Lunch and Dinner on own.
monday, may 1
Enjoy a nice breakfast at our hotel, then have a little Free Time at Bass Pro Shops prior to Touring the Wonders of Wildlife Museum and Aquarium located there. Visit the Largest Immersive Wildlife Attraction in the World! Special exhibits, Wildlife Galleries, and the Aquarium Adventure. After, we’ll leave for The Workshop at Finley Farms. First, have a Pizza Social to include: Salad, Focaccia, Assorted Fire-Baked Pizzas, Focaccia, Grilled Farm Vegetable Platter and Assorted Desserts. After, we’ll take a Guided Tour of the farm. Finley Farms is a destination where discovery and hospitality intertwine. Born out of a genuine passion for local heritage, it is a bold dream and wild commitment to making some magic in the heart of the Ozarks. The on-site workshop, riverside restaurant, fine dining experience and museum tell the seldom-heard stories of the slow and simple way of life. Then, we depart for Branson and check into our hotel for four nights. Time to freshen up and relax before dinner. Depart for Dinner (PRE-PAID) and then see our first SHOW – America’s Top Country Hits, brings the history of country music to life. This concert style performance features classics by the biggest acts, including, Johnny Cash, Buck Owens, Conway Twitty, Merle Haggard, George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Glen Campbell, Waylon Jennings, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Brad Paisley, and many more.
Tuesday, May 2
After our Deluxe breakfast at hotel, we will depart for DOGWOOD CANYON NATURE PARK. Here we will enjoy a tram tour. This adventure includes a two-hour narrated tour of the park as we pass by lots of dogwood blossoms, bluffs, waterfalls and other scenic views. Plus, you’ll cross the Arkansas border and enter the Bison-Elk Country pasture, encountering the largest residents at Dogwood Canyon. We’ll enjoy a DELUXE Chuckwagon Lunch (PRE-PAID) served at their Creekside Pavilion surrounded by gorgeous trees and streams. After, have some Free time at buildings, the Conservation Center, the Treehouse, Gristmill and Gift Shop. Depart for TOP OF THE ROCK. We will begin with the LOST CANYON CAVE & NATURE TRAIL Cart Tour. Experience the unforgettable two and a half-mile journey on an electric golf cart as we explore the Top of the Rock Lost Canyon and Nature Trail. This dramatic trail was created to highlight stunning rock formations, waterfalls and views of Table Rock Lake. Don’t forget to stop at the Bat Bar for a fresh glass of lemonade. Then time to Tour ANCIENT OZARKS NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM and shopping time at Pro Shop or Arnie’s General Store. Then, depart for Dinner (PRE-PAID) before our evening entertainment, SHOW – 50 Years of Kenny Rogers Tribute. Journey through decades of music that Kenny Rogers made famous. Songs like “The Gambler,” Coward Of The Country,” “Lucille,” “She Believes In Me” and more!
wednesday, may 3
After our yummy breakfast at hotel, we’ll depart for our morning SHOW – Down Home Country. The best show in Branson to hear traditional Country Music. With an incredible cast of singers and pickers, you literally step back in time to enjoy the classics of George Jones, Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Gene Watson and many more. Featuring the best of Classic Country, Western Swing and Gospel music, this show brings to life the music you will never forget. Enjoy all the songs that made you fall in love with Country Music. Then we’ll depart for Lunch (On Own). After lunch, we can take people Downtown Branson for some Free Time to shop or back to the hotel to rest. After, we’ll go to Dinner (PRE-PAID) , then time to browse the Branson Craft Mall. After, we’ll depart for our evening SHOW – Queen Esther at Sight and Sound. Set in the opulent yet perilous Persian Empire, QUEEN ESTHER is a captivating tale of beauty and bravery. Esther’s ordinary life changed forever when she was taken through the palace doors, entering a new world of royalty and risk. With a crown on her head and a secret in her heart, can she find the courage to trust in God’s plan and believe that she was made for such a time as this? Experience one of the most riveting Bible stories of the Old Testament as it comes to life with magnificent sets, special effects, and live animals in this original stage production!
thursday, may 4
After our Deluxe breakfast at hotel, we will depart for our last morning SHOW – DOUG GABRIEL. Come see the show that will have you talking for months. The Doug Gabriel Show, is a good, clean family show with a lot of variety. It has a talented cast, rib-tickling comedy and a terrific ensemble of musicians. Plus, Doug plays his World Famous Mufftar, a guitar made out of a 1969 Thunderbird muffler! It is a show that will make your whole day. After the show, we’ll have lunch (on own) prior to seeing our afternoon SHOW – ELVIS – Story of a King! Relive the life and times of legend, Elvis Presley through a celebration of heartwarming stories and hard rocking’ songs in Elvis: Story of a King. Critically acclaimed impersonator, Matthew Boyce takes you on a trip from Elvis’ humble roots in gospel music, through his wild and crazy days in Las Vegas, to his star-studded career as a Hollywood movie star. Each moment comes to life as Matthew and this award-winning cast recreates Elvis’ greatest songs and moments in life to show why Elvis was truly the king. Return to our hotel to freshen up and relax at our hotel prior to dinner. Depart for Dinner (PRE-PAID) at Grand Country Buffet prior to our SHOW – Grand Country Jubilee. Audiences fall in love with the tight harmonies and dynamic performance of Branson’s BEST Quartet, New South! This incredible group entertains with spectacular music, great harmonies and family comedy. Mark, Luke, Barry & Eric sing all of your favorite songs.
friday, may 5
Enjoy our last breakfast together at the hotel before we depart for home. We’ll stop at the OSCEOLA CHEESE STORE for a rest break and YUMMY snacks. Then arrive home with many pictures, memories and new great friends! Welcome home, relaxed , and happy!!! Hahaha!
DEPOSIT $50 PER PERSON DUE IMMEDIATELY UPON SIGNING UP. Final Balance due March 29, 2023
Send Deposit to: Janine McCarthy, DJ Country Tours, Inc., P.O. Box 96, Conrad, IA 50621
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