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My in-laws have had a lake house on LOTO for decades. I began going on a yearly vacation with them a few years ago. I'm an avid boater (live on Discovery Bay in California, I have waverunners, a Duffy boat, a runabout boat, and a...More
I’ve been going to the lake for many years and the options for dining and entertainment have grown significantly. It’s a great place for a slow vacay or one jam packed with fun in the sun. Also try going in the off-season - some things...More
This is a 79,000 acre unbelievably expansive lake that you can't possibly explore in one vacation. There are multiple events every week of the season (spring/summer/fall) including dozens of fishing tournaments, car shows, Expos, and some pretty awesome boat races featuring boats that cost $1,000,000+....More
I had always thought that the Lake of the Ozarks was a part of Branson and Table Rock Lake! Boy was I wrong! Lake of the Ozarks is a large lake about two hours north of the Branson area. It was created when Bagnell Dam...More
For the ones that had a bad experience, sorry! If you decide to vacay here again I suggest you get a Visitors guide and a map of the lake. There are many places to go swimming, skiing, tubing,ect... The Ecoli some have mentioned are only...More
Although some people may disagree, to me this is the dream vacation spot. The water is free of any dangerous animals meaning you can basically jump in whenever you want. (just not in the main channel.) there are plenty of things to do on the...More
We have always heard about Lake of the Ozarks and finally made it here for vacation! It's a pretty lake. It was quiet for us over spring break but I can imagine it getting wild over the summer when crowds come!
The bikers have arrived at Bagnell Dam, Lake of the Ozarks. I have never seen so many kinds of motorcycles at one time. It is quite an interesting sight to see. They are all parked in the center of The Strip where all the shops...More
We had a huge family vacation in the city of Osage Beach at the Lake of the Ozarks. We rented a huge house right on the lake that slept 48 people in beds. Not much to do in town, but easy access to groceries, adult...More