Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Branson Day Three: The Polar Express

Saturday morning we did more shopping at The Tanger Outlet and The Landing. The Landing is such an awesome outdoor mall.  We had a great time walking around taking in all the shops, Christmas decorations, and the water show! 

While Daddy checked out the Bass Pro Shop us girls checked out all toys outside!
 After shopping and a BIG afternoon nap it was time to head to the Polar Express! But of course we couldn't go without taking a few pictures in their SUPER cute Santa shirts and tutus!
 L-O-V-E these big ole smiles!

My crazy, silly girls!
 We made it to the depot, got our tickets, purchased our very own Polar Express book, and then we heard the train pull into the station and all the kids went nuts!!!!!
 It was such an exciting night! Little kids, big kids, parents all so excited to get on this train to the North Pole!
 MC trying to pretend she is not super excited!
 Daddy trying to finish up his long afternoon nap,lol!
 The Cowart Family ready to head to the North Pole!
 The train had lots of Christmas decorations!
 Kinley was super excited when the train started pulling out; Such a wonderful sight to watch!!
 The train staff read The Polar Express and Daddy and MC read from our book!
 Then it was time for hot chocolate and cookies!!!

 Yummy stuff!
 HoHoHo we heard..... and then the jolly old soul appeared!!!!
 The girls were so excited!
 And he gave each one of them an engraved jingle bell just like the one from the Polar Express story!
 Kinley loved her jingle bell!!!
 Kinley talked non-stop! She was full of excitement and energy!!!
 Family picture with you can see Kinley was a little nervous about being so close to him!
 After we took Santa back to the North Pole we tour the Branson lights and it was great!

 Our silly girls!

And then right before the got back to the train station.... the Hobo came around! MC loved him and thought he was hilarious!!!

The next morning we packed up and headed back home.  Our trip was amazing! We had a great time and made so many memories! I can't wait to take the girls back again!