Shady Acre: There's gnome place like home

    Pulling off of busy State Highway 76, just minutes past Silver Dollar City, one will find a quaint ‘Mom and Pop’ location with a quirky spark and personal touches to stay while vacationing in the lakes region.

    In celebration of Mom & Pop Business Owners Day, the Branson Tri-Lakes News recently asked its readers from Stone and Taney counties to nominate their favorite Mom and Pop businesses to be featured in a special edition of the newspaper. The readers spoke, and we listened.

    The Shady Acre Inn and Suites is a legacy family business passed from father to son. When ‘Branson’ Bob Juneman purchased the property it only had a single home on it, the goal was to have a family home away from his thriving hospitality properties in the Branson area. Bob quickly pivoted to doing more with the property. In 1992, the Shady Acres, a roadside motel, was established.

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