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Old 09-01-2014, 10:57 AM   #1
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Going to Branson next week

Hi planning on making the trip to Branson from Ontario Canada was wondering what are the best camp sites to stay and do you have to boke ahead for shows at this time of year . What are some of the other attractions to see there. Thanks Keith

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Old 09-01-2014, 11:33 AM   #2
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Hi. We just returned from our Branson vacation. The last two trips we stayed at Silver Dollar City Wilderness campground. They had reasonable rates, cable TV, WiFi, Full hook ups. We have also stayed at Compton Ridge which is across the highway from the Wilderness campground. There are several campgrounds in the area.
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We did the dinner cruise on the Branson Belle. It was very nice. There's plenty to
do in Branson. You will not be bored !

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Old 09-01-2014, 11:51 AM   #3
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We have stayed at Cooper Creek Resort...check it out at:

You will need to have your own vehicle to get into town and attractions.
If you go early the mornings the day you want to see a show you can get good tickets.

There is so much you can do in the area.


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Old 09-01-2014, 01:19 PM   #4
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I live in Branson. Campground depends on if you you to be close to town...or more out in a more wooded scenic area.

I like the lakeside Rv on Lake Taneycomo. You can walk to Branson Landing and I think they have a shuttle. Br landing has great places to eat, pubs, shopping and at times entertainment.

Branson definitely requires a vehicle to get out and about.

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Old 09-01-2014, 02:09 PM   #5
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Love camping on the lake just outside of Branson. Enjoyed the riverboat dinner ride, Dolly Parton Stampede, and all the family time events! Will go again within the next year!
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Old 09-01-2014, 02:33 PM   #6
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Won't hurt to look at ABC Campground.
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Old 09-01-2014, 03:08 PM   #7
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Table Rock State Park has nice spots, providing you don't mind a 15 minute drive into town.
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I live on Table Rock Lake so we're considered "locals". You've gotten 2 good recommendations if you enjoy camping by the water; Lakeside RV has a great location to the Branson Landing and the downtown area. It is a bit sparse as trees go, but Taneycomo is beautiful in the morning fog and boasts some great trout fishing. Table Rock State Park is more wooded camping experience on Table Rock Lake. It's a quick 10 minute drive to the Branson strip and Silver Dollar City. There are also a number of great Army Corps campgrounds on Table Rock Lake, but they would be a 20 - 30 minute drive to the Branson attractions. As mentioned there is also some camping available near Silver Dollar City The Wilderness is owned by Silver Dollar City or Compton Ridge Campground Really depends on what kind of camping/vacation experience you're after. As mentioned, lots of things to do and see here. We're not really Branson show people, but some mentioned are very good. You might also visit the Army Corps Dewey Short Visitors Center at Table Rock Dam, and the Missouri Department of Conservation Shepard of the Hills Fish Hatchery, both are interesting to tour and they are free.

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Old 09-02-2014, 06:46 AM   #9
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I'd recommend getting on the Branson Website and have the guide mailed out. That has everything you'd ever want to know about Branson.
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Wilderness is our favorite. Koa is nice also

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