Get To The Lake of the Ozarks This Summer. Book Now & Save!

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The end of summer is creeping up on us. But it’s not over YET!

If you haven’t yet made it to the Lake of the Ozarks for a romantic getaway, a Girls Weekend, or simply taking the family for a fun-filled weekend, NOW is your chance.

The next 5 people to book with any of our many vacation rental homes will save!

That’s right! Act quick and you’re looking at a nice savings – up to $200 – for your vacation or romantic getaway.

Here’s how it works: The next 5 people who book their stay by phone — 866-273-2169 — will receive a discount toward their stay. Your stay must be for a minimum of three nights on the weekend of August 22nd, 2014.  

Act quick and your savings will be significant!

  • 1st person  to book – $200 off your stay
  • 2nd person  to book – $150 off your stay
  • 3rd person  to book – $100 off your stay
  • 4th person  to book – $100 off your stay
  • 5th person  to book – $50 off your stay

Again, you must book your stay by calling us at 866-273-2169.

Details: Available at all vacation rental properties. Cannot be combined with other offers. Cannot be applied to booking that was already made. Only applies to the weekend of August 22nd.

Where to Watch Fireworks at the Lake of the Ozarks 2014

Photo by William Bartlett

Photo by William Bartlett

Fireworks at the Lake of the Ozarks

The Fourth of July at the Lake of the Ozarks just isn’t complete without seeing fireworks. FunLake.com put together 16 different places you can go to check out the fireworks display. Click here for times, locations, and details.

Eat Ribs, Support a Good Cause

Even though all of our vacation rental homes are stocked with all the pots and pans you need to whip up a wonderful meal, you don’t want to be cooking the entire weekend. The Gravois Firefighter Association will have “Ribs to Go” on July 2, 3, and 4 in Laurie. Get your tickets in advance while they last with a donation of $20 each. Call 573-374-4442 for details. You must have a ticket before you pick up the ribs. Pick up your order at Gravois Fire Station 215 HWY in Laurie. All Proceeds go to Missouri Children’s Burn Camp. Help send a kid to camp!

Fourth of July Events Around the Lake

Aside from fireworks, there’s a whole lot going on in and around the lake over Independence Day weekend. Click here for a more comprehensive list of events.

Check Out Our Local Area Guide

From boating to golfing, dining, horseback riding, spas, water parks, and wineries, we have tons of resources for couples, families, and everything in between. Click here to browse our local area guide.

New Restaurants to Try Over 4th of July Weekend

Photo credit: William Bartlett

Thirsty Thursdays at Bear Bottom Resort – Don’t Miss Out!

Photo by Bear Bottom Resort

Photo by Bear Bottom Resort

Now, here’s something both kids AND adults can agree on!

Bear Bottom Resorts, home to Missouri’s number 1 and number 2 longest open flume body waterslides, has a special every Thursday that kids and adults can enjoy.

Every Thursday, it’s only $5.00 after 5pm for armbands, along with 30 cent wings and dollar drafts from 6pm until 8pm. 

That means kids (and adults who are still kids at heart) can slip, slide, and get soaked!

And for the adults who want to stay dry, enjoy deliciously decadent wing and ice-cold dollar drafts to cool off from the summer heat.

The waterslides are open from 10am until 11pm, daily.

Bear Bottom Resort is in Sunrise Beach,  located at Mile Marker 38 of the Osage Arm.

The Best View at the Lake of the Ozarks

Photo by: Al Griffin Photography

Photo by: Al Griffin Photography

There’s no shortage of breathtaking views at the Lake of the Ozarks.

But if you want to see the lake the way the birds see it, you’ve got to do a little climbing

LakeExpo.com has a piece from Al Griffin, who scaled the tower and took some gorgeous photos.

One day in May, I lugged a full camera bag up the tower and spent hours photographing the lush green countryside. Hills marching away mile after mile, majestic pine after pine and dense oak layered with shorter redbud and dogwood paint the Ozarks with a vibrant green brush to the horizon line. Looking down upon a fully mature pine tree jolts the senses and delights the eye by the unexpected perspective.

The 100-foot Fire Tower, found at the Camdenton Conservation Service Center, is open to the public, with the viewing platform standing at 80 feet above the ground. Be sure to take your binoculars and your best camera!

Driving Directions to the Camdenton Conservation Service Center

From the junction of Highways 54 and 5, take Highway 54 west to Business Highway 5, then take Business Highway 5 north to Old Route 5. Turn left and take an immediate left onto Thunder Mountain Road. Continue west 0.6 miles to office.

Celebration and Free Kayaking at Ha Ha Tonka State Park on June 14

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This Saturday, according to LakeExpo.com, The Lake of the Ozarks Watershed Alliance will be celebrating the launch of their kayak steps at Ha Ha Tonka State Park.

The steps will be open to the public and make it easier to experience the Lake of the Ozarks from a kayak.

If you’re interested in attending on June 14, you must RSVP by June 10 by calling 573-207-4707.

Also, don’t forget about boating! Check out these listings and be sure to rent a boat for your next trip to the lake.

Photo by: Squaw Valley Lodge

 

Things To Do At the Lake of the Ozarks In June

Believe it or not, summer is in full swing!!

If you didn’t get a chance to make it to the Lake of the Ozarks for Memorial Day weekend, there’s still PLENTY of summer left.

Looking for a place to stay? We’ve got you covered. Browse our gorgeous, cozy vacation rental homes.

Also, June is packed-full of lots of exciting events you won’t want to miss!

Click below to check out what’s going on at the Lake in June. From the Bar Hop Cruise to Canine Cannonball the Lake of the Ozarks Festival of Arts, there is always something for everyone. This is the good life, after all!

CLICK BELOW TO GET EVENTS FOR JUNE!

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20 Things To Do This Memorial Day Weekend At the Lake of the Ozarks

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It’s time to kick off the summer the right way!!

Memorial Day weekend is a perfect time to relax and unwind with those you love most. And to remember all of the men and women who sacrificed so that we can live in freedom.

Here’s the latest weather forecast for this weekend. We might see some storms on Saturday, but Sunday is looking beautiful!

We’ve put together a list of 20 things to do at the Lake of the Ozarks this Memorial Day weekend. Take a look below, be safe, and enjoy your weekend!

 

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  1. 5th Annual Parade of Lights
  2. Chow down on some delicious BBQ
  3. Fireworks! www.funlake.com/memorial-weekend-fireworks-displays
  4. City of Versailles BBQ challenge
  5. Visit a winery
  6. Treat yourself to a relaxing day at the Spa
  7. Explore down under…and visit one of Missouri’s many caves
  8. Don’t forget the fishing pole. Catch the big one!
  9. Shop ’til you drop
  10. Rent a boat and relax on the lake
  11. Find unexpected treasures at the lake’s many antique shops
  12. FREE LIVE music at the Bagnell Dam’s concert series
  13. Bar Hop Cruise this Saturday and Sunday
  14. Take the kids to Pirate Cove for a mini-golf adventure!
  15. Find delicious dessert at Andy’s Frozen Custard
  16. Test your bravery at the swinging bridge
  17. Bask in quiet, relaxing nature at Ha Ha Tonka State Park
  18. See the Best Show In Town at Main Street Music Hall
  19. Fresh fish and steak at JB Hooks…unbeatable!
  20. Keep it simple: Read a book, play games with the family, just be…