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How Is The January Weather- Usually!

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How Is The January Weather- Usually!

Most "weather" posts seem to agree that it does not get really cold in Branson....

well, we have an opportunity to grab a 7 nite getaway at the Suites At Fall Creek in January and the room amenities do NOT list heat.

I want to do some fishing but will certainly want to warm up when I get off the water.

Anybody been in Branson in January lately?

Thanks.

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1. Re: How Is The January Weather- Usually!

Let me put your mind at ease, there will be heat in your lodging...

It does get cold in branson , It is even cold in arkansas, where I am from,

all lodging, houses, ect in the south has heat, and air........

And branson is also in the ozark mountains, where it gets colder than the lower elevations,

Alot of bransons attractions are shut down for the winter, but thre is still plenty to do........

The weather in mo, ar, tex. can have days that warm up, during the winter, but it does not last long...

Don't even give it a second thought,,,,,

Have a great trip...........

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Thanks, Fordarama, for your response.

Can you advise if the marina would be open for fishing and/or leisure or does it shut down like most everything else?

And how about the train rides?

I'm getting the idea that maybe this January idea is not a good one since getting to the Branson Area could get a bit hazardous that time of year. We would be driving from the airport in Springfield (SGF).

What time of year would you suggest for a 1st time visitor to the area? We would want off season to avoid the crowds and the traffic and would like to take in a few shows as well as see the mountains and the local points of geographic interest. We understand from studying this Board for a while that the March-April-May season is likely to be rainy and I actually prefer cold and clear to damp and warmer, if U know what I mean.

Thanks very much.

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Branson is all geared up for Christmas Shows. If you go before christmas, you'll have alot to see and do.

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It looks like that the marina is closed for nov-the first of march..

I would wait and come in early spring, while it's still coolish, yet everything is starting to bloom.

We always go in the middle of march for our anniversary, and the weather is mostly cool,

The crowds have not realy kicked in yet, but the shows are starting back up.

It really isn't rainy overall in the spring, just a pop up shower here and there,

Once june gets here it gets hot, and very busy.....

So march thru april would be perfect, Just make sure it's not spring break week,

Then they are busy, I think it is the last week of march.

Look around this web site in the forums,

www.1branson.com

Say hi while your there, I learned a lot from that forum.....

As far as the train ride, I really did not enjoy it,

The view was mostly close ups of trees, The branson belle on table rock lake would be way better,

It is a lake cruise, dinner, and show all rolled up into one......

www.showboatbransonbelle.com

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If you want to miss the crowds but also have everything open, I would suggest September (not Labor Day weekend). My favorite weather in Branson is in September. Slower because kids just started back to school and leaves have not started to change. Usually a little slower and weather is usually nice. Once the leaves start changing, everyone comes for the fall foliage. The Christmas season is also busy. If you come in the spring, don't come the beginning of March. Wait until the middle as many things don't open until then. For spring, we like the last half of April and the first half of May. If you plan to go to Silver Dollar City, check out the festivals and set your trip up according to what festival you would like to hit. You should be able to get good lodging rates whenever you go. Branson is one of the most afforadable places to stay.

Have fun in Branson.

PS. You may want to come to Branson for Christmas sometime. Unbelievable........

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Thanks, again, for your thoughts.

Much appreciated.

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