Branson is more than just old people and kids these days. There is tons of great stuff for a men's weekend too. From music and entertainment to fantastic restaurants, golf, mountain biking, and of course fishing and boating there is something for everyone.
If this sounds like fun, check out this great deal at the Chateau on the Lake Resort!
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BRANSON, MO (April 2010) – Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner. Do you have your plans set yet? If not, you should consider taking advantage of the special “Memorial Day Weekend Package” that is being offered by Chateau on the Lake Resort & Spa in Branson, Missouri. Featuring a truly picturesque setting on an Ozark mountaintop overlooking scenic Table Rock Lake, the AAA Four-Diamond resort offers the best of both worlds – a wonderful resort experience, as well as a location convenient to the many popular attractions and shows of Branson. Add to this the many special Memorial Day Weekend activities that the resort has planned (including spectacular fireworks), and you’re in for a very fun weekend.
The resort’s “Memorial Day Weekend Package” includes: two nights accommodations in a Mountainview guest room decorated with beautiful French-country furnishings; $50 food credit toward any food services at the resort, to be used during your stay; one set of two-day passes to Silver Dollar City for two adults and one child, for use during your stay; use of the resort’s outdoor and indoor pools, hot tub, fitness facilities, playground, and nature trail; milk and cookies under the Atrium tree with “Lucky The Bear”; and free indoor parking.
In addition, guests will be able to experience the many special “Memorial Day Weekend” activities at the resort, which will include horse-drawn carriage rides in front of the hotel; a Dive-In Movie at the pool; the movie “Finding Nemo” playing in the resort’s Sassafras Theatre; cookie decorating; Family Bingo Poolside; Field Day Games, and a fun Water Fight on the resort’s Greenbelt; “Princess and the Frog” playing in the Sassafras Theatre; and a spectacular fireworks display over the lake on Sunday evening.
The “Memorial Day Weekend Package,” which is available May 28-31, 2010, starts at $514 per room, plus tax and gratuities. Additional tickets to Silver Dollar City -- which features 17 thrilling rides and attractions, 50 shows per day, and 60 unique shops and restaurants -- may be purchased separately. Celebrating its 50th birthday in 2010, Silver Dollar City has an array of events and festivals planned in celebration, which includes Bluegrass & BBQ during Memorial Day weekend.
For reservations or for more information on the “Memorial Day Weekend Package,” call 1-888-333-LAKE (5253) or (417) 334-1161, or visit www.ChateauOnTheLake.com .
“It is a truly beautiful time of year to visit our mountaintop/lakefront resort,” said Stephen Marshall, vice president and general manager of Chateau on the Lake Resort & Spa. “Combine this with the fun Memorial Day weekend festivities we’re conducting at the resort, and ‘Bluegrass & BBQ’ at Silver Dollar City, and you’re in for a real treat.”
Other offerings at the resort during Memorial Day Weekend will include a Champagne Brunch at the Chateau Grille on Sunday morning, at a cost of $29.95 per adult, $14.95 per child ages 3-12, or free for children under 3 with a paid adult. On Sunday afternoon there will be a Backyard Barbeque Buffet with live music on the Garden Terrace, at a cost of $22 per adult, $11 per child ages 3-12, and free for children under 3 with a paid adult.
Chateau on the Lake Resort & Spa offers a wealth of recreational options, which includes the impressive 14,000-square-foot Spa Chateau. The full-service spa features 10 luxurious treatment rooms; customized body treatments; a soothing Infinity Tub that is filled from the ceiling; an opulent Roman Bath situated beneath a waterfall overlooking Table Rock Lake; a lake-view Movement Therapy Studio for Yoga; and a unique Barber Spa.
The resort’s Chateau on the Lake Marina offers more water sports activities than any other resort in the Midwest. Offerings at the full-service marina include an array of watercraft rentals, which includes ski boats, fishing boats, waverunners, catamarans, paddle boats, sea kayaks, and canoes. Parasailing, guided fishing excursions, scuba diving, and snorkeling are among the many other available options.
Additional recreational offerings at the resort include a 24-hour fitness center, two lighted tennis courts, a year-round indoor pool, an outdoor (seasonal) pool, indoor and outdoor hot tubs, nature and biking trails, The Sassafras Movie Theater, Crawdaddies Kids Club with exciting indoor and outdoor supervised activities, and full-service concierge. Golf at six area courses, which includes two of Missouri’s finest, also is available to guests.
In addition to Silver Dollar City, Branson features such offerings as the acclaimed Titanic: The World’s Largest Interactive Titanic Museum & Exhibition, and Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater Complex. The new $420-million Branson Landing in historic downtown features festivals, musical events, a variety of waterfront dining options, and 400,000 sq. ft. of national brand-name shops, galleries and specialty gift shops.
Dining options at Chateau on the Lake Resort & Spa include the award-winning Chateau Grille, which is known for its elegant presentation and exceptional cuisine. Casual fare options include: the Downstairs Deli, serving bistro-style sandwiches, hand-made pizza, and “to go” box lunches; the Atrium Café & Wine Bar, located in the lobby beside an indoor waterfall and stream; and The Sweet Shoppe, offering hand-dipped ice cream, baked goods, candies, and specialty coffees.
The resort’s 301 beautifully-appointed spacious guest rooms and suites boast cherry wood beds, down comforters, tiled stone baths, dual-line telephones with data port, WiFi access (at a nominal fee), iron and ironing board, coffee maker, in-room safes, and in-room movies and music (at a nominal fee). Select pet-friendly rooms for pets less than 25 pounds are also available.
Additional features at Chateau on the Lake Resort & Spa include an impressive 10-story sky-lit atrium that provides breathtaking vistas of the lake, lush gardens, and surrounding mountains, and which features meandering streams brimming with colorful Koi fish, as well as a charming library lounge with a great stone fireplace.
Chateau on the Lake Resort & Spa is owned and managed by Springfield, Missouri-based John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts. For more information or reservations, call 1-888-333-LAKE (5253) or (417) 334-1161, or visit www.ChateauOnTheLake.com .