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Branson Sightseeing

Main Street Lake Cruises

Showboat Branson Belle

Bus ToursGray Line Branson/Springfield offers sightseeing tours of the Tri-Lakes area as well as nearby Eureka Springs, Ark.; phone (800) 542-6768.

Branson Scenic Railway

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Branson, MO

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291 Financial Dr. Hollister, MO 65672

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Best Western Center Pointe Inn

3215 W Hwy 76 (Country Blvd). Branson, MO 65616

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Hilton Promenade at Branson Landing

3 Branson Landing. Branson, MO 65616

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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott

220 Hwy 165 S. Branson, MO 65616

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Travel Information

City Population

10, 520

Elevation

722 ft.

Sales Tax

The Branson/Lakes area levies general retail sales, tourism sales and food and beverage sales taxes based on three different jurisdictions: Branson Landing/downtown, citywide and Branson Hills. General retail sales taxes range from 8.6 to 9.6 percent; sales that include a tourism sales tax range from 11.6 to 12.6 percent; food and beverage sales taxes range from 8.975 to 9.975 percent.

Emergency

911

Police (non-emergency)

(417) 334-3300

Time and Temperature

(417) 336-5000

Hospitals

Skaggs Regional Medical Center, (417) 335-7000; CoxHealth Cox North (Springfield, Mo.), (417) 269-3000; CoxHealth Cox South (Springfield, Mo.), (417) 269-6000; Mercy Hospital (Springfield, Mo.), (417) 820-2000.

Visitor Information

269 SR 248 Branson, MO 65615. Phone:(417)334-4084 or (800)214-3661

Air Travel

(BKG), 1 mile south of the Hollister exit off US 65, east on Branson Creek Boulevard, then following signs to 4000 Branson Airport Blvd., is served by Buzz Airways and Frontier and handles commercial and general aviation; phone (417) 334-7813.

Rental Cars

Hertz, which only operates out of Springfield-Branson National Airport, offers discounts to AAA members; phone (417) 597-5313, (800) 654-3131 or (800) 654-3080. Rental cars are available at Branson Airport.

Buses

Gray Line Branson

Taxis

Cab companies include Jerry’s Shuttle, (417) 348-1419; and Checker Cab, City Cabs and Yellow Cab, all of which can be reached at (417) 332-2227 (Branson Cab Service).

Public Transportation

Unless you're part of a motor coach tour, getting around Branson is much easier if you have your own vehicle. One convenient alternative to driving is a free ride aboard the Downtown Trolley. The red-and-gold, hop-on and hop-off trolley makes 12 stops in the historic downtown area, including two stops at Branson Landing. It operates daily 9-6, Mar.-Dec.; closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Trolley maps are available at downtown retail locations and at the Downtown Branson Betterment Association, 112 W. College St.; phone (417) 334-1548 or (866) 523-1190.

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