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Old 10-03-2007, 07:01 PM   #1
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We're planning a trip to Branson in the next month. Any suggestions on a RV park? We have a 32' motor home and want a nice park with full hook-ups. Not interested in fishing or swimming necessarily, but lake might be nice. Any other pointers for first timers would be welcome.
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We're planning a trip to Branson in the next month. Any suggestions on a RV park? We have a 32' motor home and want a nice park with full hook-ups. Not interested in fishing or swimming necessarily, but lake might be nice. Any other pointers for first timers would be welcome.
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Old 10-03-2007, 07:33 PM   #3
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We were in Branson last month, stayed at Americas Best Campground. A little out of town, but quiet. There is at least one campground on the lake, don't know the name. Be prepared for some serious hills. If you stay at ABC, you will miss most of the grades, at least one is 20%. Don't take the motorhome to town, the parking lots are on the side of hills.
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Old 10-03-2007, 07:54 PM   #4
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ABC was the location of the 2007 iRV2 National Rally and a good time was had by all...

Be sure and check with the office at ABC and buy discounted show tickets....I recommend the Clay Cooper show...

The ladies and gentlemen at ABC will make your experience a great one!
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Clay Cooper was great, and don"t miss Yakov Smirnoff!
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Also recommend America's Best. We've been there twice and for good access to most everything in and around Branson, it can't be beat.

Also recommend Jim Stafford show if you like good guitar pickin' and humor. His two children perform and are very gifted.
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Conisder the KOA and Shenanigans. Both are very close to the "strip". For me this is important. After the shows, it is a very short and quick ride to the CG. Both CGs are well maintained and competitively priced. Shenanigans is very forested and the KOA is both forested and open.

I may be in the minority, but do not like Americas Best CG. They are cheap, compared to other CGs in the area. Like posted earlier, they are located outside of Branson proper. I've been there once. Gave them several opportunities to correct my concerns. They refused, I will not return to ABC.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by GaryKD:
...I may be in the minority, but do not like Americas Best CG. They are cheap, compared to other CGs in the area. Like posted earlier, they are located outside of Branson proper. I've been there once. Gave them several opportunities to correct my concerns. They refused, I will not return to ABC. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
We stayed 5 days at ABC at the end of June this year. Not only is the best campground we've ever stayed in, but the services they provide are above and beyond. Trash is picked up directly from your site if you put it out by 9:00 a.m. The shower/restrooms are air-conditioned to reduce humidity. The front office services are cheerfully given. The discounted prices to shows are better than you get from most of the brokers in town. They quickly filled my propane tank. The Saturday breakfast and 2+ hours of entertainment were excellent. They provide a wash pad for your RV, and to air up tires, etc.

I know people have problems they feel cannot be resolved, but in this campground I can't imagine what problems could be so significant that someone would not want to return.

We will certainly return to ABC the next time we are in Branson with our RV.
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Try Table Rock State Park.. as nice as most CGs.. Table Rock State Park
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">We will certainly return to ABC the next time we are in Branson with our RV. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

There's indeed a reason the Good Sam members keep voting this campground the best in the U.S. year after year...
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Was planning on coming up next month from north GA
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Paul,
If you want the details of my concerns, read my review, of this CG, in the CG review section of the iRV2 site.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by LOTTE:
We're planning a trip to Branson in the next month. Any suggestions on a RV park? We have a 32' motor home and want a nice park with full hook-ups. Not interested in fishing or swimming necessarily, but lake might be nice. Any other pointers for first timers would be welcome.
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You will enjoy Branson. We have made the trip down there three times. While ABC is nice, quiet and very clean, their sites are a bit close together for me. A couple of other places to check into is Compton Ridge, or Tall Pines. There are alot of campgrounds in that area. I really think it would be hard to pick a bad one. Good luck on your trip, and enjoy yourselves.
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"Compton Ridge" is my pick of the parks as well.

We (Mom, dad, my sister and I) stayed there when I was growing up, Cathy and I stayed there when we were on our honeymoon trip and Cathy and I have stayed there several times with our kids. Same family that built and opened it still own and run it. (It's the grandkids doing the work now)
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