Follow Up on Branson Timeshare, Hotel, and Tourism Storm Situation

The family-favorite vacation destination of Branson, Missouri, rolled into restore and repair mode almost immediately after being hit with an EF-2 tornado this past Wednesday morning. First, and most importantly, there were no fatalities reported from the storm’s impact in the area. As Branson City Administrator Dean Kruithof says, “We are extremely thankful that there was no reported loss of life due to the tornado that struck Branson on the morning of February 29, and our thoughts and prayers go out to those families who did lose loved ones as a result of this large storm system that affected much of the Midwest. Currently 33 moderate or slight injuries have been reported as a result of the storm in Branson.”

Openings at Branson Timeshare and other Resorts

Here is a rundown of some of what has been officially reported regarding damages and openings:

  1. Branson Landing is now open.
  2. The majority of the storm damage is in localized sections of W 76 Country Boulevard west of Gretna Road/Hwy 165 and the Branson Convention Center area.
  3. W 76 Country Boulevard (also known as the “Branson Strip”) is now open to traffic and visitors are traveling to and from attractions, shows and restaurants unencumbered.
  4. By Friday evening, tourists were able to access shows even on the western portion of W76 Contry Boulevard, including SIX at Mickey Gilley Theatre, Grand Jubilee at Grand Country Square, Pierce Arrow and The Haygoods at RFD-TV The Theatre.
  5. Only six of the more than 50 theatres in Branson have sustained significant damage as a result of the storms. A list of scheduled show opening dates is posted on
  6. City officials speculate that the Hilton Branson Convention Center Hotel is likely to remain closed for three to four months, but the adjoining convention center will reopen much sooner and convention guests can be housed across the street from the facility at the Hilton Promenade.
  7. Electricity has been restored in almost all areas.
  8. The Branson Airport was unaffected by the storms and flights are arriving and departing on schedule.
  9. Westgate Resorts has reported that its Branson Resorts are undamaged. Westgate Branson Lakes and Westgate Branson Woods.
  10. The Wyndham timeshare properties are open: WorldMark Branson Timeshare Wyndham Branson At The Falls Timeshare Wyndham Branson At The Meadows Timeshare and Wyndham Mountain Vista Timeshare.
  11. Grand Crowne Resort Timeshare is open.
  12. Indian Point Resort Condominiums Timeshare is open.
  13. Lawrence Welk’s Timber Ridge Lodge – Branson Timeshare is open.
  14. Pointe Royale Village & Country Club Timeshare is open.
  15. Roark Vacation Resort Timeshare is open.
  16. Still Waters Vacation Resort Timeshare is open.
  17. Stormy Point Village – Summer Winds Resort Timeshare is open.

AND, it is important to note that other Branson timeshare resorts, hotels, and attractions are likely open, even if they do not appear on this list. To confirm, contact the resort directly or call 800-296-0463.

Additional news: Most Branson Timeshares, Hotels, and Attractions Open for Business after Tornado