About BransonThe most fun you'll ever have in a golf cart isn't on the golf course, it's when you're exploring the Lost Canyon Cave and Nature Trail in Branson, MO. As you travel around in your golf cart, you'll explore the Top of the Rock during your two-and-a-half mile journey. You'll make your way into the inner caves which are four-stories tall, and the sight of the waterfalls are sure to amaze you and your friends. The Lost Canyon Cave Experience should be at the top of your list of things to do in Branson.
Over at Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, Horseback riding is a must. Your trip will run usually one to two hours as you travel through the woods, trails, and other scenic routes. They also have horse-drawn carriages for special occasions.
Top of the Rock is a great place to play golf if you’re looking to get in a quick nine holes. This par-3 course was the first par-3 course to be included in a PGA TOUR-sanctioned event. You won’t mind if the course is playing slow, because it gives you time to take in the views around you.
Thousand Hills Golf Resort is a rare 18-hole, par-64 course that’s sure to be a whole lot of fun for you and your buddies. With nine par-3 holes spread across the course and only one par-5, Thousand Hills is a rewarding challenge that you should be able to complete in less time than you think!
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In Branson, country music stars like the Gatlin Brothers; Shoji Tabuchi, who plays a mean fiddle; and "Mr. Banjo" Buck Trent of "Hee Haw" and "The Roy Clark Show," play to packed houses. Off stage, they trade in their cowboy boots for golf shoes to perform on another "stage," the golf course. The stars tee up at Branson Creek, Murder Rock, LedgeStone Country Club, Thousand Hills Golf Resort and other top Branson-area courses.
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