Wilderness Club at Big Cedar is the place to immerse yourself in the beauty that is Ridgedale, Missouri. With breathtaking sceneries and abundant wildlife, it is the spot for unprecedented experiences. The serene atmosphere and picture-perfect landscape make it one of the most relaxing places to be.
To feel like you are a part of nature, Wilderness Club at Big Cedar was built to channel the grand wilderness architecture and beauty of the Adirondack mountains. It isn’t some big hotel that sticks out and takes away from the beauty of the surrounding landscapes. Instead, it complements the tones of the environment with its soft, nature-like colors and rustic feel.
Each accommodation features a view of the lake and the woods, so you never have to miss out on any of the scenery. All cabins are spacious and are designed with vaulted ceilings. They are all cleaned to the highest standard and the beds have top-of-the-line bedding. They feature a fully stocked kitchen, fireplace, whirlpool bath, homespun area rugs, and a 350 square-foot deck with a gas grill. This grill makes for a nice home-cooked meal so that you can save your family some money! This is the difference you will experience when booking with TZort.
On top of that, you can experience a wide variety of recreational activities for all ages and access all the amenities at the Big Cedar Lodge. Here at Wilderness Club, there’s never a dull moment. In a place like this, how can there be? The ultimate family-friendly retreat will leave the impression of the rustic elegance of the ideal vacation!
Why Spend It Here?
Wilderness Club is the home of recreational pursuits. From boating, and fishing to water skiing, there is full access to a vast array of entertainment for the outdoor junkie inside of you. Here, you can invigorate yourself in the senses of this outdoor wonderland.
We don’t just provide adventure; we also want to ensure that you are relaxed. Because let’s face it, we all crave relaxation and peace while on our vacations. At TZort, we have taken this into account and have made sure that our resorts are accommodating to your needs. The Wilderness Club offers world-class relaxation services. Let yourself become rejuvenated in the heated pools, the sauna, or by the hands of one of the premier masseurs. You are sure to fully release all your tension and anxieties that you have had building up inside. Your mind and body will be immersed in a state of total ease while you face Big Cedar’s panoramic view of the mountains.
Being outside means being able to engage in one of the greatest sports on earth: golf. Just down the road is Buffalo Ridge, with greens that sport amazing views for you to enjoy your round of golf. Using buffalo skulls as tee markers, it’s a golfing spot different from your typical golf course greens. This unique feature makes it one that you just can’t help but admire. In addition to that, about 8 miles away is yet another amazing club: Top of the Rock. It is one of only two par 3 courses known for hosting professional Champions Tour tournaments yearly. A quality game of golf paired with some friendly competition makes for the perfect day. You won’t have to miss out on any of the gorgeous views because these courses are fashioned in the midst of nature.
The fun doesn’t have to end there. A wide range of delectable restaurants and fascinating attractions are just waiting for you to explore. This full-service resort holds all the amenities you could imagine, at the same price as a hotel or some random Airbnb that has zero amenities. So, indulge in your wanderlust dreams and immerse yourself in the pure serenity of Missouri’s scenic beauty and warm hospitality.
Discover how you can plan the perfect four-day ultimate getaway at Wilderness Club at Big Cedar.
DAY 1: A DAY OF ADVENTURE
JUST 11 MILES TO PLAY
Table Rock Lake State Park features a revitalizing retreat with tree-lined shores, crystal clear waters, and hidden beaches, unlike anything you have ever seen before. Whether you’re passing through for just a day or you choose to extend your stay as a camping trip, this is a stop on your trip that will be worth your while. This spot allows you to become fully engaged in the outdoors. With fun activities out in the sun, you are sure to make memories that you will be talking about for years to come.
The State Park Marina is one of the most intriguing spots here because the possibilities are endless. The marina features an ample amount of aquatic options from fishing boats and boat tours to wave runners and water skis. They have parasailing and other water sports equipment for you to use and rent.
If you really want to channel the adrenaline junkie inside of you, there are multiple breathtaking spots for cliff jumping. Standing atop a cliff that’s 5 or 50 feet above the water and jumping off is an activity that will give you the scare and excitement that you crave and need. All of these water sports are exhilarating and are right at your fingertips.
Not only can you enjoy these accommodations at Park Marina, but you can also sign up for a fishing guide to help make the most of your fishing experience. To test your wit in the waters, you can join one of the fishing tournaments. Hundreds of regional and local tournaments are held in Table Rock Lake State Park each year including the major B.A.S.S. tournament. The competition is dedicated to bass fishing enthusiasts who are competing for a top payout of $100,000. Enjoying your favorite pastime and competing for a cash prize is every fisherman’s dream!
4 MILES TO EAT
Pickin Porch Grill is where you will want to go for some tasty eats once you’ve had your fill of fun. Here you can fill up your empty stomach with savory dishes and tasty appetizers. Their amazing menu features a range of innovative takes on tacos, creative sandwiches, burgers, and salads.
A live band performance accompanies your meal to give you that vibrant ambiance while you chat away, satiate your hunger and satisfy your taste buds. Dinner and a show, what more can you ask for!
DAY 2: A LOOK INTO THE PAST
4 MILES TO AMUSEMENT
Million Dollar Quartet at the Welk Theater is a musical performance inspired by the past. We sometimes wonder what it would be like to be in the same room as some of the greatest artists in music history. At Welk Theater, you get to fulfill this dream. This production is a Broadway show depicting the masterminds behind rock and rollers like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. It showcases the marvelous talent of actors and musicians that are overflowing with the gift of music.
The moment you enter you will find yourself lifted into a whole new world of pure rock and roll. Musically mesmerizing, this show will have you living in the moment. Forever etched in your memory, Million Dollar Quartet will be a remembrance of the gifts that some of the monuments of the music industry gave to us so many years ago.
9 MILES TO EAT VIA FALL CREEK RD
If you never want to miss a beat throughout the day, The Keeter Center is the next place you will want to choose. This is the true definition of a farm-to-table restaurant. This eatery is the perfect pairing after those astounding musical performances.
Here meals are expertly prepared out of the freshest ingredients with the finest touch and attention to detail. Their menu is a true expression of the artistry that food is. They offer a stunning selection of beautifully crafted meats, pasta, salads, drinks, and desserts that complement each other accordingly. Any selection of any of these foods will ensure you have a premier dining experience.
DAY 3: PLACES OF KNOWLEDGE
9-MILE COURSE VIA US-65 N
College of the Ozarks Museum is a Christian school that overlooks Lake Taneycomo in Point Lookout. This college is a no-tuition campus that hires students to work to encourage debt-free graduation. The institution itself has two fascinating museums built on its large grounds.
The Ralph Foster Museum started out as a small room with a few artifacts and grew into a vast collection of preserved artifacts. This museum gives a special emphasis on the history and culture of the Ozark Mountain Region. It has three floors of exhibits, so you are guaranteed to find something to pique your interest. The Gaetz Tractor Museum has a marvelous collection of antique tractors and other farm equipment. This is definitely the place for anyone who can appreciate the art of beautifully preserved equipment from history.
These two places alone will give you a fresh perspective on Missouri’s history. Not only can you learn from the state’s awe-inspiring history in the College of the Ozarks Museum but you can also continue your memories throughout the university’s grounds. It’s a fulfilling way to spend your day while in the Branson area.
DAY 4: YOUR HAPPY PILL
15 MILES VIA STATE HWY 265 N
Runaway Mountain Coaster & Flyaway Ziplines at Branson Mountain Adventure Park is surrounded by lush forests and captivating mountains. When you ride this thrilling 4900’ coaster ride you will be caught in the bliss of naturally wonderful scenery throughout the Ozark woods & hills. Your cart is fashioned with brake handles for you to control your ride. Whether you want to fly through the mountains or slow it down and enjoy the ride, the choice is yours! Flyaway Ziplines is the fastest & most thrilling zipline soaring at over 70 feet above the ground. It can reach speeds over 30 mph when flying over Fall Creek & The Runaway Mountain Coaster. Live the rush here as you take your time to appreciate the beauty of Missouri landscapes all around you.
With an experience like this, we know you will never want to leave. Come join us on this adventure and book here today!
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