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Ha Ha Tonka - Beyond the Castle (Other Features You Should Know About)

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Have you been to Ha Ha Tonka? At Lake Ozark Vacation Destination we know it is a favorite attraction at the Lake of the Ozarks for people across the state.  If you have not been there, you definitely should make it a point to visit the Lake of the Ozarks and go and explore!  If you have been to Ha Ha Tonka, have you ventured beyond the castle or the Spring? Granted, they are so cool by themselves you could enjoy them for years and never need anything more.  But Ha Ha Tonka has so many features within a small geographical area that even locals rarely know all there is to see there.  In today’s blog, we thought we would share 5 special places in the park we think you would love to experience! photo credit: Fun Lake MO 1) The Island The Island is between the Spring Trail and the castle bluff.   The trail circles around the whole island and will give you a close up view the water from after it comes out of the spring to where it hits the lake.   This is the waterway you see when you

Lake Bikefest 2021 is Next Week!

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Lake Bikefest 2021 is one of the BEST events at the Lake of the Ozarks. Our vacation rental company at the Lake of the Ozarks wants all our Lake vacationers to stay informed on the most exciting Lake area events that are happening each week. If you weren't able to get lodging this year, be sure to check our website, www.LakeoftheOzarksRentalProperties.com , next year for the best vacation rentals at the Lake of the Ozarks. In the meantime, keep reading this week's blog to learn all about Lake Bikefest  2021. Photo Credit: Fun Lake MO Lake Bikefest 2021 Source:  www.LakeBikefest.com Event Date: Wednesday, September 15 through Sunday, September 19, 2021 Event Times: There are 50+ live entertainment events throughout this Bikefest all at different times and days. Check their website listed above to see the full schedule. Event Location: All across the Lake of the Ozarks Event Details: "Lake of the Ozarks has the ULTIMATE BikeFest experience! Motorcycle enthusiasts from all o

Labor Day 2021 Fireworks at the Lake of the Ozarks

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Happy Labor Day, everyone! What are you doing this Labor Day weekend? If you're coming to the Lake of the Ozarks, this is the blog for you. Keep reading to see a full schedule of where and when the fireworks will be. If you don't want to miss another Labor Day at the Lake of the Ozarks, be sure to book one of the best vacation rentals in Osage Beach at www.LakeoftheOzarksRentalProperties.com early on next year!  Source: Lake Expo SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th Bear Bottom Resort, Fireworks @ 9:45 p.m. Live Music by Nashville Fiddle Dickers, 7 - 11 p.m View fireworks by land at Bear Bottom Resort or by water at the 38 MM. Parking is limited, so arrive early.  Call for details: 573-374-6905 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 Bear Bottom Resort, Fireworks 9:45 p.m. Live Music by The Nashville Fiddle Dickers, 7 - 11 p.m. View fireworks by land at Bear Bottom Resort or by water at the 38 MM. Parking is limited, so arrive early.  Call for details: 573-374-6905 Margaritaville Lake Resort Fireworks, after

Where Will You Be Spending Your Family Vacation Time?

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The Lake of the Ozarks is the BEST place to vacation with your family! There are so many things you and your kiddos can enjoy here. Family time is the best time! You can make incredible memories out on a boat or just sitting Lakeside while enjoying a fabulous meal at one of the awesome waterfront restaurants around here. That being said, our vacation rental company at the Lake of the Ozarks is here to give you a few reasons family vacations are the best here, in this week's blog. IT'S AFFORDABLE, SO YOU HAVE MONEY LEFT OVER FOR FUN ACTIVITIES! Let's face it - vacations can be expensive at times between the lodging, activities, etc. Here at the Lake of the Ozarks, is actually very affordable. Take a look at our lodging options HERE . You'll also find that there are MANY free activities for your family to enjoy, from hiking at Ha Ha Tonka, enjoying the FREE public beaches, to exploring the rich history at the Lake's museums. THE BREATHTAKING VIEWS ARE UNFORGETTABLE.

Hotel VS. Vacation Home or Condo - What's Better For Your Vacation?

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Are you looking to treat your family to an awesome vacation this year? If so, this is the blog for you! There's something about vacationing at the Lake of the Ozarks that can bring a family closer together. Make some unforgettable memories with your loved ones at the #1 Recreational Lake in the Nation (USA Today). In the meantime, keep reading this week's blog to learn the benefits of staying in a vacation rental or condo instead of a hotel room, while on vacation at the Lake of the Ozarks . Hotel VS. Vacation Home or Condo - What's Better For Your Vacation? HAVE THE LUXURY OF BEING ABLE TO COOK WHAT YOU WANT IN YOUR PRIVATE KITCHEN. While it's fun to explore new restaurants and flavors, it can get expensive to eat out at every meal. Renting a home or condo gives you access to a full kitchen where you can easily store and prep food for your family meals. It's more comfortable to be able to have a meal while getting around and making plans for the day versus rushing

Are Wedding Bells In Your Future? Get Your Lodging Squared Away ASAP!

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If you just got engaged, congratulations! If you're wondering where you should get married, here's a great idea - the Lake of the Ozarks! Think about it, you want to make a memory that will last a lifetime with your wedding, so why not have it in a gorgeous place? Our vacation rental company at the Lake of the Ozarks is here to give you a few reasons to get married here in this week's blog. If you need AMAZING lodging for your guests, choose Lake Ozark Vacation Destinations , where we've been exceeding the expectations of Lake Vacationers since 2007. THE LAKE OF THE OZARKS IS EASY TO GET TO. The Lake of the Ozarks is conveniently located in Central Missouri, which is about equal distance from 2 of Missouri's major cities, Kansas City and St. Louis. If you have family and friends that live all throughout Missouri and surrounding states, the Lake can be a great central location for everyone to meet up at for your big day. THERE ARE BREATHTAKING VIEWS HERE. The Lake i

The 33rd Annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout is Coming Up Soon!

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The 33rd annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout is coming up soon! This is a Lake event you won't want to miss! Our vacation rental company at the Lake of the Ozarks is here to tell you all about it in this week's blog. Be sure to book your vacation rental at the Lake of the Ozarks as soon as possible to get yourself lodging for this event! Photo Credit: Fun Lake MO The 33rd Annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout is Coming Up Soon! Source:  https://lakeoftheozarksshootout.com/events/lake-of-the-ozarks-shootout/ When: SAT, AUG 28TH, 2021 - SUN, AUG 29TH, 2021 Where: Captain Ron's: 82 Aloha Ln, Sunrise Beach, MO 65079 What: Please see below for a complete schedule of the Shootout events. SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 2021 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Captain Ron’s breakfast 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Racer Registration on Cannonball Beach 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Safety Inspections & Class Identification 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Vendor Village and Racer Village open to the public at Buccaneer Bay and Cap