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Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Branson–Fall Creek Steak

Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Branson–Fall Creek Steak

Trip Advisor Series 2017 Branson, MO–Fall Creek Steak and Catfish House July 9, 2017–Heads UP!! I quickly found out that they throw fresh warm buns at you–how fun is that? Fall Creek has the best brisket I’ve ever eaten! Amazing smoky flavor! Very tender!! Now a little about the restaurant…. Our waiter, Roger, was awesome! Even though the place had gotten busy, he continued to serve us attentively. I came to this restaurant with a local couple. We had grown up together…

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Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Branson–Pancho Villa

Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Branson–Pancho Villa

Trip Advisor Series 2017 Branson, MO–Pancho Villa’s Tex Mex Restaurant July 9, 2017–For lunch on our second day of CVTC training, my roommate and I braved crossing the busy traffic of Country 76 Blvd for a bite to eat. Pancho Villa’s Tex Mex Restaurant is located across the street from the Clarion Hotel, where our conference was located. Crossing this street during a crazy summer weekend is basically taking your life into your own hands, so be careful! Years ago…

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Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Branson–Holiday Hills

Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Branson–Holiday Hills

Trip Advisor Series 2017 Branson, MO–Holiday Hills Resort Pavilion July 8, 2017–After our first full day of training at the Coastal Vacations Travel Club regional conference, our minds were swimming with information. Some of the families from our group stayed at Holiday Hills using their deep discount they got with CVTC. A “Socialize and Let Down Your Hair” family BBQ was scheduled for the first night. This was held at the Holiday Hills Resort’s Picnic Pavilion, which is located by…

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Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Branson–Mel’s Diner

Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Branson–Mel’s Diner

Trip Advisor Series 2017 Branson, MO–Mel’s Hard Luck Diner and Grand Village Shops July 8, 2017–I attended the First Annual Bucket List Rebellion held at the Coastal Vacations Travel Club regional conference at the Clarion Hotel. Almost everyone else paid for the $30 coaching luncheon session. But, I thought that was a little too pricey for lunch. Some people suggested that I eat at the hamburger joint next door–they have singing waiters. I DID NOT WANT hamburgers but I went…

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Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Branson–Clarion Hotel

Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Branson–Clarion Hotel

Trip Advisor Series 2017 Branson, MO, USA–Clarion Hotel and Conference Center July 7-11, 2017–The Clarion at the Palace Hotel and Conference Center is very conveniently located on Country 76 Boulevard, affectionately known as The Strip.  It is within walking distance to food and entertainment.  I walked to Mel’s Hard Luck Diner at the Grand Village, Dairy Queen, Presley’s Country Jubilee and crossed the street to Pancho Villa’s Tex Mex restaurant. Please check out my reviews on them, too! There is…

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Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Butte, MT

Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Butte, MT

Trip Advisor Series 2017 Butte, Montana, USA June 8-10, 2017–I attended a Red Cross training that was being held at the Quality Inn and Conference Center.  Although it was just off the freeway, I didn’t notice any traffic noise. The hotel seems to have been previously neglected and is now in the process of getting some much needed loving.  They are in the process of installing new carpet and log furniture.  Our room had a great shower! The hotel has…

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Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Las Vegas–Circus Circus Buffet

Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Las Vegas–Circus Circus Buffet

Trip Advisor Series 2017 Las Vegas–Circus Circus Buffet   May 10, 2017–The Breakfast Buffet at Circus Circus had a large assortment of breakfast items, including eggs or omelets made to order.  They also had: Sweet items:  Pancakes, Waffles, French Toast, Doughnuts, Danishes, Pastries, etc. Potatoes:  Hash Browns, Breakfast Potatoes (cubed with onions and bell peppers) Meats:  Bacon, Sausage, Corned Beef Hash Eggs:  Hard Boiled, Scrambled, Scrambled with Ham and Bell Peppers (plus the others that were made to order) Breads,…

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Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Las Vegas–Fulton Street

Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Las Vegas–Fulton Street

Trip Advisor Series 2017 Las Vegas–Fulton Street Food Hall, Harrah’s Resort Hotel May 8, 2017–Our group of four ladies had a bite to eat at the Fulton Street Food Hall on a Monday evening.  This little restaurant is located just off of the busy lobby of Harrah’s Hotel and Casino.  Strangely enough, it was not crowded at all. We had come from a full day of training and didn’t have much time to spend looking around the resort.  Our plan…

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Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Las Vegas–Gold Coast Buffet

Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Las Vegas–Gold Coast Buffet

Trip Advisor Series 2017 Las Vegas–Gold Coast Buffet May 6, 2017–I went to the Gold Coast Buffet (Ports O’ Call Buffet) with four other ladies on a Saturday night after our conference meeting. I paid $17.31 for my meal which seemed like a bargain for Las Vegas on a Saturday night!  The buffet is extensive and broken down into categories such as Seafood, Chinese, Italian, Mexican, Dessert, etc. There was not enough room in my stomach to try everything–but I…

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Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Las Vegas–Circus Circus

Trip Advisor Series: 2017 Las Vegas–Circus Circus

Trip Advisor Series 2017 Las Vegas–Circus Circus May 6-10, 2017–I was in Las Vegas for a medical conference.  Our group of three women had a room on the 29th floor, which is on the top floor for our tower.  We had an amazing view of part of The Strip at night and, for sunrise, a backdrop of the beautiful desert mountains that surround Las Vegas on the horizon. Our two queen-size bedroom was clean and spacious.  There was a massive…

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