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Old 01-24-2023, 07:22 AM   #1
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Best route from Atlanta Ga to Branson, MO

What would be the best route to take from Atlanta Ga to Branson Mo in a 32 ft Jayhawk class C Pulling a Tow vehicle? Also best campground to stay with easy access in/out? Best time of year to go ?

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Google maps has you going to memphis then on to Branson. I can not speak of the path from Atlanta to Memphis but I can from Memphis to Branson. Out of Memphis it takes you on Hwy 64 unless you like a true Ozark Mountain road I would suggest taking I 40 to Little Rock then Hwy 65 to Branson. Memphis is a great city to look around at. Maybe spending 2-3 days there. So much to look at. I would recommend staying at Tom Sawyers RV Park http://tomsawyersrvpark.com/

Best time of year for Branson really depends on you. For the most part Branson closes down from 1 Jan to Middle of March. In July and August its very busy, hot and humid (we go north this time of year) but eveything is up and running. I would say to avoid the crowd at our great amusement park (Silvar Dollar City) I would come either before school is out or after it starts. With that said Christmas time at SDC can not be beat, plus all of the shows are doing their christmas stuff. Its a great time in Branson.

As for RV parks we have alot to choose from and most are pretty good. As we live here have not really stayed in any of the parks. I know Americas Best gets alot of traffic. We have a good COE park also. If you are coast to coast members Treasure Lake is a great place to stay. I drive by Musicland RV park all the time its easy access and close to most Branson stuff Branson Musicland Campground & RV Park | Good Sam Top Rated in Branson Missouri for RV Parks & Campgrounds

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Atlanta to Memphis: I-20, I-65, I-22, I-69, I-55. You can cross the river on I-55. Tom Sawyers will be the first exit to the south. It is a fabulous place. Last time we were in Memphis we visited the Bass Pro Shops Pyramid. It was kool. Speaking of Bass Pro Shops, if you like to visit their stores, the one in Springfield is their biggest store. The site there includes numerous museum type displays. It seems like I read it was the number one tourist attraction in Missouri. Branson is very similar to Gatlinburg. We enjoyed the riverboat dinner cruise and show. We stayed down on the river in City of Branson Lakeside RV Park. It is not a resort, but it is a good place to camp and the location is hard to beat.
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Atlanta to Memphis: I-20, I-65, I-22, I-69, I-55. You can cross the river on I-55. Tom Sawyers will be the first exit to the south. It is a fabulous place. Last time we were in Memphis we visited the Bass Pro Shops Pyramid. It was kool. Speaking of Bass Pro Shops, if you like to visit their stores, the one in Springfield is their biggest store. The site there includes numerous museum type displays. It seems like I read it was the number one tourist attraction in Missouri. Branson is very similar to Gatlinburg. We enjoyed the riverboat dinner cruise and show. We stayed down on the river in City of Branson Lakeside RV Park. It is not a resort, but it is a good place to camp and the location is hard to beat.
Totally agree on Atlanta to Memphis route. Have driven this multiple times and when I go that way (from Augusta GA) I do not even have to look at the map.
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Google maps has you going to memphis then on to Branson. I can not speak of the path from Atlanta to Memphis but I can from Memphis to Branson. Out of Memphis it takes you on Hwy 64 unless you like a true Ozark Mountain road I would suggest taking I 40 to Little Rock then Hwy 65 to Branson. Memphis is a great city to look around at. Maybe spending 2-3 days there. So much to look at. I would recommend staying at Tom Sawyers RV Park http://tomsawyersrvpark.com/

Best time of year for Branson really depends on you. For the most part Branson closes down from 1 Jan to Middle of March. In July and August its very busy, hot and humid (we go north this time of year) but eveything is up and running. I would say to avoid the crowd at our great amusement park (Silvar Dollar City) I would come either before school is out or after it starts. With that said Christmas time at SDC can not be beat, plus all of the shows are doing their christmas stuff. Its a great time in Branson.

As for RV parks we have alot to choose from and most are pretty good. As we live here have not really stayed in any of the parks. I know Americas Best gets alot of traffic. We have a good COE park also. If you are coast to coast members Treasure Lake is a great place to stay. I drive by Musicland RV park all the time its easy access and close to most Branson stuff Branson Musicland Campground & RV Park | Good Sam Top Rated in Branson Missouri for RV Parks & Campgrounds

Good Luck planning your trip come and enjoy our city
Thank you so much for the information.
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Atlanta to Memphis: I-20, I-65, I-22, I-69, I-55. You can cross the river on I-55. Tom Sawyers will be the first exit to the south. It is a fabulous place. Last time we were in Memphis we visited the Bass Pro Shops Pyramid. It was kool. Speaking of Bass Pro Shops, if you like to visit their stores, the one in Springfield is their biggest store. The site there includes numerous museum type displays. It seems like I read it was the number one tourist attraction in Missouri. Branson is very similar to Gatlinburg. We enjoyed the riverboat dinner cruise and show. We stayed down on the river in City of Branson Lakeside RV Park. It is not a resort, but it is a good place to camp and the location is hard to beat.

Thank you for the info.
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A question like this is hard to get a definitive answer that suits your life. What may be best for me, may not be best for you.

Do you want interstate roads or are you comfortable taking some state highways and more scenery? Do you look for a pristine resort with all of the amenities or do you like the more rustic campgrounds, or will you want to boondock?

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