A Christmas Tree Like No Other In America

Branson, MO is nationally known for its fabulous fishing in three magnificent lakes as well as all the camping, hiking and other outdoor adventures it offers. Because of the usually mild weather in the Ozark Mountain Country of southwest Missouri and northern Arkansas, it’s a great time of year to come enjoy the outdoors. Go to https://www.explorebranson.com/outdoors and discover all the outdoors things to do in Branson.

It’s also a great time to bring the family and enjoy the magic of Christmas. We all need Christmas this year more than ever. Branson is also nationally known as “America’s Christmas Tree City”. The Branson Christmas Coalition decided to add a very special Christmas tree to the thousands of others that can be seen all over Branson. A Christmas tree like no other in America.

The “United We Stand” Christmas tree is dedicated to the Branson community and honors the areas Christian roots and patriotic pride. It is 25-feet wide, 39-feet tall, covered in 2,592 LED lights, a 6-foot diameter star on top and ornaments sent to Branson from all 50 states to honor our country. Local artists and organizations filled the branches with the kind of unique creativity this part of America is known for. A sign at the base of the tree says PEACE, JOY, HOPE, LOVE and represents a united country and community for Christmas. Ann McDowell, Executive Director of the Branson Christmas Coalition says, “This is a perfect example of how we can make incredible things happen when we work together.”

Wouldn’t it be nice if our nation’s politicians learned to work together too?

The tree is located next to the Branson Ferris Wheel on 76 Country Boulevard and during the Christmas holidays you can enjoy ice skating while you also enjoy the Christmas lights and the “United We Stand” Christmas tree on a 7,200 square foot ice rink, which is the same size as the Rink at Rockefeller Center in New York City.

Christmas lights and decorations are everywhere in Branson. You can take a tour on the “Christmas Tree Trail”. You can attend Silver Dollar City theme park’s “An Old Time Christmas Festival”. You can take a ride on the “Polar Express” train just like in the popular movie. You can attend a multitude of live Christmas shows. There are plenty of places to do your Christmas shopping. Santa, being magical like he is, can also be seen all around the town. Go to https://www.explorebranson.com/christmas and discover everything Christmas there is to do in Branson.

You know, it’s really hard to think about what’s going on in the world when you’re enjoying all the outdoor activities and an Ozark Mountain Christmas in Branson, MO.

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