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Branson Fact: The Dixie Stampede houses its show horses in outdoor pens from 10:00am until show time.

Branson Fact: Branson has more than 100,000 motel rooms, restaurant seats, and theater seats combined.

Branson Fact: Branson Tourism Center has sold over 2.5 million Branson show tickets.

Branson Fact: Branson Tourism Center offers its customers gas discounts.

Branson Fact: Branson placed number three on the Top 10 Destinations list.

Branson Fact: Nearly 8 million visitors travel to Branson every year.

Branson Fact: Branson has more theater seats than the New York Broadway District.

Branson Fact: In 1959 the Baldknobbers became the first show in Branson.

Branson Fact: The Presleys Jubilee was the original country music theater in Branson.

Branson Fact: Branson is home to over 60,000 theater seats.

Branson Fact: Branson was named after Rueben Branson, a local general store owner.

Branson Fact: Branson has a population of a little over 7,000.

Branson Fact: There are over 50 theaters in Branson.

Branson Fact: The Cathedral Room in Marvel Cave is the largest cave entrance room in the United States.

Branson Fact: Branson is located in Taney County, Missouri.

Branson Fact: In 1907, Harold Bell Wright published the famous, “Shepherd of the Hills”.

Branson Fact: In 1894 William Henry Lynch started charging visitors to see Marvel Cave.

Branson Fact: Over 65% of Branson visitors come from outside a 300 mile radius.

Branson Fact: Scenic US Highway 65 is the main route to Branson.

Branson Fact: The Springfield/Branson National Airport is less than 45 miles away.

Branson Fact: Since 1991 the City of Branson has spend approximately $42 million on roads.

Branson Fact: Branson has eight Championship Golf Courses.

Branson Fact: Branson is home to three outlet shopping malls.

Branson Fact: Branson Landing is a $420 million development.

Branson Fact: Branson has over 18,000 lodging rooms.

Branson Fact: Branson has over 200 lodging facilities.

Branson Fact: The Branson Convention Center can hold 6,500 attendees.

Branson Fact: Branson was named the #1 Motor Coach Destination for 4 Years Straight

Branson Fact: Named 3rd Best US Destination for Groups by Bank Travel Magazine.

Branson Fact: Branson is home to 13 golf courses.

Branson Fact: Branson was featured on Travel Channel’s “Most Christmassy Places in America”.

Branson Fact: There are over 400 restaurants in Branson.

Branson Fact: There are over 37,000 restaurant seats in Branson.

Branson Fact: There are over 100 demonstrating craftsmen at Silver Dollar City.

Branson Fact: Inspiration Tower is 230 feet high.

Branson Fact: The Dixie Stampede is performed in a 35,000 square foot arena.

Branson Fact: Branson outlet malls boast more than 200 stores.

Branson Fact: Branson is located on the shores of Lake Taneycomo

Branson Fact: Branson is the “Live Entertainment Capital of the World”.

Branson Fact: Average winter temperature is 31 degrees F.

Branson Fact: Average summer temperature is 78 degrees F.

Branson Fact: Originally, Branson was a territory for the Osage Indians.

Branson Fact: At least 75% of the tourist sites are directly connected to HWY 76

Branson Fact: Many alternate traffic routes have been created.

Branson Fact: Branson is home to several world class impersonators.

Branson Fact: Branson hotels are very reasonably priced.

Branson Fact: Most hotels have at least one pool.

Branson Fact: Branson Landing spans 1.5 miles across the shoreline of Lake Taneycomo.

Branson Fact: Shopping ranks as one of the most popular activities amongst visitors.

Branson Fact: There are more than 1,200 campsites on Table Rock Lake.

Branson Fact: There are more than 30 lakeside resorts on Lake Taneycomo.

Branson Fact: Table Rock Lake has more than 750 miles of shoreline.

Branson Fact: The dam is 6,423 feet long and 252 feet high.

Branson Fact: The surface area on Table Lake is an average of 47,650 acres.

Branson Fact: Table Rock Dam resides on river mile 528.8 of the White River.

Branson Fact: The shallow water located near Table Rock Dam averages 48 degrees F.

Branson Fact: Lake Taneycomo deepens to more than 50 feet near the Powersite Dam.

Branson Fact: The Table Rock Dam was constructed between 1954 and 1958.

Branson Fact: You may call 417-336-5083 to get current levels for Table Rock Lake.

Branson Fact: Table Rock Dam was constructed for flood control, power and water supply.

Branson Fact: There are four dams on the White River.

Branson Fact: Bull Shoals Dam is the 5th largest concrete dam in the nation.

Branson Fact: You must obtain a license to fish in the lakes.

Branson Fact: Table Rock Lake is known for Bass, Crappie and Spoonbill.

Branson Fact: Bull Shoals Lake is known for walleye, crappie and bass.

Branson Fact: Trout fishing in Branson is great all year long.

Branson Fact: Table Rock is nationally recognized as a top bass fishing lake.

Branson Fact: Taneycomo retains the look and feel of a river.

Branson Fact: Branson has 16 parks to enjoy.

Branson Fact: The Branson park system covers over 290 acres.

Branson Fact: Branson is 35 miles south of Springfield, Missouri.

Branson Fact: Branson is located within a day’s drive of one-third of the country’s population.

Branson Fact: Branson is 19 square miles.

Branson Fact: Branson is located in the Ozark Mountains.

Branson Fact: Historic downtown is a shopper’s delight.

Branson Fact: The 76 Strip is approximately 2 miles long.

Branson Fact: The name Ozarks is derived from early French explorers.

Branson Fact: During winter, daytime temperatures average in the 40s and drop to the 20s overnight..

Branson Fact: Branson averages nearly 5 inches of rain in May.

Branson Fact: July and August are the hottest months with daytime highs averaging in the 90′s.

Branson Fact: Churches in Branson represent the majority of religious beliefs.

Branson Fact: Sight & Sound has more than 50 live animals on stage.

Branson Fact: Nearly 700 babies were born at Skaggs Community Health Center in 2008.


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