Branson in the Spring

Branson in the Spring

By on Aug 1, 2017 in |

May 7, 2018 – May 10, 2018 all-day
MO 65616
$655 - 830
Gold Crown Travel & Tour

Branson has been, and probably always will be, a favorite tour with our customers who have enjoyed the “Branson Experience” previously with us. We have designed a Branson tour for the Spring of 2018 with many new shows not seen by most that has been on our previous Branson trips. Those that have never experienced the Branson experience will be thrilled with this fun filled itinerary.


Monday, May 7, 2018

7:00 AM – Depart Cedar Rapids Sam’s Club behind Burger King

Coffee, rolls and refreshments of choice on board. Additional pick up locations available in route.

10:00 AM – Brunch at Fiddlestiks Restaurant, Hannibal MO. On your own. Grand Oaks

5:00 PM – Check in at Grand Oaks Hotel

All Non Smoking Hotel! Complimentary Hot Breakfast, Interior Corridors, Elevator, Indoor & Outdoor Pools, Jacuzzi Whirlpools, Sun Deck, Exercise Room, Guest Laundry, Conference, Hospitality Rooms.

Room Amenities: Electronic Door Locks, Refrigerators/Microwaves, AM/FM Alarm Clocks,  Iron & Ironing Boards, Hair Dryers, In-Room Coffee, Free Local Calls, In-Room High Speed Wireless Internet.  

Location: 2315 Green Mountain Dr. Branson Mo. Phone: 417-336-6423


6:00 PM – 7:00 PMOutback Steak & Oyster Bar Choose one entree : Outback 7 oz. Grilled Chicken Breast, OR 6 oz. Top Sirloin, OR Catfish Dinner. All entrees served with Baked Potato, Vegetable of the Day, Salad, Bread, Dessert, Coffee or Tea.


Rick Thomas


8:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Rick Thomas Rick Thomas is a premier illusionist having completed five world tours covering over 50 countries. He performs the most intriguing and innovative grand illusions in the world with a style unlike any other magical entertainer. His stage presence is unmatched as he weaves magic, music and dance into a seamless spectacle. The slick showmanship of Rick Thomas is a riveting visual delight and he is a triumph of personality and presentation!

@ Andy Williams Performing Arts Center

Tuesday,May 8, 2018

10:00 AM -  Branson Landing Shopping & Lunch On Own

Discover uncharted waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment adventures at Branson Landing, located on the waterfront of beautiful Lake Taneycomo in downtown Branson. At Branson Landing, you will have a whole new world to explore, with and over 100 specialty stores and restaurants. A magnificent water fountain, synchronized to light, sound, music and fire!   hits-of-the-60s-cast


2:00 PM – 4:00 PM - #1 Hits Of The 60’s & 50’s Too

Join the “#1 Hits of the 60’s & 50’s too !” for a high-energy party as they take you back to the days of the British Invasion, Motown, California Surfin’ and the Age of Aquarius with over 100 songs, 100 costume changes, a live band, a special tribute to our veterans and all those groovy dances ! Hear music from some of the top groups of the 60’s as well as classic 50’s tunes too! @ Clay Cooper Theatre


5:00 PM – 6:00 PM - Charlie’s Steak & Ribs Dinner Feast

Smoked Ribs, Brisket, and Chicken served with Salad, Baked Potato, Dinner Roll, Dessert, and Choice of Beverage ( Coffee, Tea or Water ).

@ Charlie’s Steak & Ribs


7:30 PM – 9:50 PM - Samson

“Samson” has been set apart to deliver God’s people from the hands of the Philistines. The original superhero, he can defeat entire armies and slay lions. But there’s a catch: He must follow the rules. And that’s where the trouble begins. As “Samson” battles the Philistines – and his own personal calling – he soon falls prey to temptation, losing his strength and sight. But has he lost hope? He’s a frequent failure and an underachiever-yet in the New Testament book of Hebrews “Samson” is included on the all-star list of faith. Discover how God transforms this unwilling hero to accomplish his work.

@ Sight & Sound Theatre

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

dublins irish tenors10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Dublin’s Irish Tenors / Celtic Ladies

This exciting production unites two exceptional groups of artists; 5 of the finest tenors and 4 beautiful ladies with exquisite voices. You’ll hear some of the very best music of the 20th century, including opera, pop, and swing, as well as famous Irish classics. Everyone will enjoy their special performance of familiar classical music, adult contemporary hits and, of course, those traditional folk ballads. You’ll hear a nice variety of songs like Scarborough Fair, Nessun Dorma, We are the Champions, Rolling in the Deep, and that lilting Irish classic, Danny Boy.

@ King’s Castle Theatre


12:15 PM – 1:30 PM –  Soup and Sandwhich Lunch at the Dutton’s Theater.



8:00 PM – 10:00 PM  – The Dutton Family Show The Duttons are international touring and recording artists who perform bluegrass to classical music and everything in between. Their show features a variety of instruments, including violin, guitar, bass, viola, banjo, mandolin, keyboard, harmonica, and drums, among others. In addition to their instrumental virtuosity, the Duttons are accomplished singers and dancers and have been recognized as superb vocal talents.

@ The Dutton Family Theatre


5:30 PM – 6:30 PM - Mel’s Hard Luck Diner Dinner Choose 1 entree: Burger, OR Patty Melt, OR Cheese Steak, OR Romeo Ruben, OR Grilled Chicken, OR Chicken Fingers, ( All served with Fries ), OR Hot Beef with Mashed Potato & Gravy & Vegetable, OR Grilled Chicken Salad, OR Soup and Salad, OR Spaghetti with Toast.

All served with Dessert, Coffee, Tea, Water or Soft Drink

@ Mel’s Hard Luck Diner



7:30 PM – 9:30 PM - Clay Cooper’s Country Express

Featuring 24 entertainers, Clay Copper’s Country Express has something for everyone with a variety of music – old country and new country, rock, gospel, and patriotic ! Don’t miss this high – energy show filled with singing, dancing, trick-roping, comedy and more!  This will be Clay’s 31st season in Branson! Clay Cooper has proven to be one incredible entertainer.

@ Clay Cooper Theatre

Thursday, May 10, 2018

7:00 AM - Bags out of room for loading and Departure

8:30 AM - Load Bus and depart for Cedar Rapids. Multiple rest stops in route.

5:30 PM - Arrive at Sam’s Club Cedar Rapids

6:30 PM - Call all of your friends that did not make the trip and tell them what a great time you had.



  • Travel via luxury motorcoach equipped with restroom, AC, power outlets and DVD. And, of course the wonderfull “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere” Gold Crown Travel, well stocked beverage cart.
  • 3 nights accommodations At The Grand Oaks Hotel in Branson
  • Baggage Handling
  • 3 Grand Oaks Hotel complementary breakfasts
  • 6 First Class Branson stage shows
  • 4 lunches or dinners
  • Multiple shuttles per request around Branson area



$830 - Per Person, Single Occupancy

$715 - Per Person, Double Occupancy

$675 - Per Person, Triple Occupancy

$655 - Per Person, Quadruple Occupancy


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