A few weeks ago, we packed up our car and headed off for a mini road-trip. We were headed to one of the most family-friendly places you’ll ever visit!
Living only 5 hours from Branson, we have visited quite a few times. In fact, it was the first place that we ever took Hayden on vacation when he was only 4 months old!
Heath and I have been visiting Branson, Missouri ever since we started dating. That’s the thing about Branson! It’s for everyone! Couples, families with both young and older children and older adults!
We were in Branson for 4 days and they were jam packed full of fun!
We arrived at the Welk Resort, where we would be staying for 3 nights. We had never stayed there before and I was excited to check it out, especially after I read about the Splash-a-torium.
The Welk Resort, named after entertainer Lawrence Welk, is close enough to the Branson Strip, but far enough that you are not fighting traffic to get into your resort or be bothered by noise.
Not only is there the indoor/outdoor Splash-a-torium, there is also another quiet pool, mini-golf, playground, workout center and a seasonal restaurant and theater!
The restaurant and the theater were not open when we were there, but we had fun exploring the resort. We played a round of mini-golf with Hayden and he explored the playground.
We spent a lot of time at the Splah-a-torium, which is 10,000+ square feet of water fun! It’s a combination of indoor and outdoor water play, complete with splash pads for the little ones and big slides for the older kids and adults!
I hadn’t been on a water slide in about 15 years, but I was convinced to do the one here! Yup, I’m still scared. I just can’t do water slides!
We had a standard room with 2 Queen size beds and it was plenty of room for the three of us. The resort seemed to be an older resort and we had issues with keeping our room cool, but it wasn’t too big of a deal!
The entire resort has FREE Wi-Fi, which is a big deal for me! I like to stay connected! 😉
There is also a concierge in the lobby, waiting to help you with any questions you have!
Disclosure: My family and I traveled to Branson as part of a tour for family travel bloggers, organized and sponsored by the Branson Convention and Visitors Bureau.