Driving to Branson Missouri – Directions From Major Midwest Cities
Driving to Branson Missouri is easy because it is situated almost smack dab in the middle of the country. This is just one of the reasons Branson is such a popular vacation destination. It is among of the top places for family reunions in the United States. Driving to Branson is easy and the Ozark Mountain scenery is incomparable. With traffic routes from most major nearby cities, Branson Traffic is easily avoidable. Please note the easy directions for driving to Branson Missouri from:
St. Louis — Driving to Branson from St. Louis is an almost straight shot with 4 lane interstates & highways all the way. Take I-44 West (it will seem more like southwest) to Springfield, Missouri. Then go due south on Highway 65 (about 45 miles or 45 minutes) to Branson. It’s that easy.
Kansas City — Driving to Branson from Kansas City is a bit more involved, but still follows fairly major highways most of the way. Take 71 South to Harrisonville, then Highway 7 South to Clinton, then it’s a straight shot to Springfield on Highway 13. Next, go about 7 miles on I-44 East to Highway 65 and go south to Branson.
Tulsa — Take I-44 East to Springfield. Then take 65 South to Branson. (How easy can it get)!
Little Rock — Highway improvements are making driving to Branson Missouri from Little Rock easier than ever. Take Highway 65 North all the way to Branson. (This is easy)!
Poplar Bluff — Go west on Highway 60 (very winding, but beautiful) to Springfield, then south on Highway 65.This is one of the more scenic ways of driving to Branson.
Once you reach Branson, stop at any local attraction and pick up a free Branson map that will have all the handy Branson traffic routes marked. You will find all the locals anxious to help with directions, suggestions on activities and great places to eat. You’ll find local fare and uptown choices. Try to have several days when driving to Branson, there are so many things to enjoy. Take your time driving or check out the new, privately owned, very unique Branson Airport. However, don’t dread the trip, the roads are well marked, the people are friendly and the scenery is worth taking the time to drive.