Thursday, May 16, 2013

Onward to Escapee Park at Hollister, MO

Hollister, MO (near Branson, MO)

Wednesday morning around 9:00 AM when reluctantly left Lake Dardanelle State Park for our next destination of Branson, MO. We greatly enjoyed the camping and additional things to see and do in the Russellville, AR area this past week.

It took us about 4 hours to travel 194 miles up US65 from Conway, AR to the Escapee Park at Hollister, MO.  We won't have any pictures for this blog yet as it rained yesterday evening and most of today.  The temperatures have dropped today into the 60s, but are supposed to hit 90 again by the weekend.

Although we are Lifetime Escapees members I'll have to concede that their park here in Hollister is certainly nowhere as nice as the state parks we've been staying in recently.  The park is older and in need of some maintenance.  The site is just long enough to fit our MH, but the car has to be parked nearby.  The sites and roads are all gravel, but could definitely use more.  We haven't gotten a chance to speak to many of the current occupants (because of the rain), but most seem to be FTers or at least extended timers.

We dropped by All Access Branson, a ticket broker here in Branson, to purchase  a pair of tickets to see The Haygoods perform on Friday night.  The description of their show sounds pretty good.

Thanks for stopping by to take a look at this abbreviated blog!


  1. We've stayed at Turkey Creek a couple of times, it can't hold a candle to some of the places you've stayed at but it sure is convenient to the Branson shows and the price is right.

    It's also where Marti got her first SKPs hug, she didn't know of the hug tradition and nearly jumped out of her skin when a stranger came up to her and hugged her. :c)

    Enjoy the shows, they are all top quality and a great bargain. So much musical talent in Branson, it's practically dripping from the trees!

  2. Definitely correct concerning the price at the CG. We'll be here for 7 days (weekly rate).

  3. Haven't been to Branson ... looking forward to seeing it through your eyes.

  4. We're taking notes. Thanks for the heads up...