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5 Tips for Using Your Second Home as a Vacation Rental!

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 During the fall months, some second homeowners at the Lake of the Ozarks don’t get to the lake as often and start thinking about whether it would be a good idea to rent their home out when they are not using it.  Our family got its start in vacation rentals at the Lake of the Ozarks because we wanted to find a way for our lake home to pay for itself when we weren’t there - without it interfering with our ability to use it when we want to.  We have learned a lot over the years, and we encourage anyone who is interested in creating an income from their investment property.  We want to share a few tips with you on how you can make that happen.  At Lake OzarkVacation Destinations we also want to offer you our experience by managing your property for you, so you don’t have to even think about it.  If you would like to learn more about making money in vacation rentals, keep reading this blog to learn a little bit about what it involves! Trusted Service Companies. When you rent your

Why Renting a Lake Home for the Holidays Makes Perfect Sense

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If you host family for the holidays and find getting the house ready is exhausting or impossible because you just don’t have enough room, Lake Ozark Vacation Destinations is here to help!  Imagine a large open living and dining area big enough for everyone to be together and not be packed in like sardines.  Would a chef-worthy kitchen with lots of workspace and a huge island make your meal preps more fun? Do you think your family would enjoy having a special place to make memories with each other that is new and different? On top of all that, imagine not having to clean the house and prepare for guests … or clean up after them when the holiday is over!  If you would like to learn more about renting a  vacation home at the Lake of the Ozarks to host your family for the holidays and why it makes sense, keep reading this blog! Plenty of Room for Everyone With a vacation rental home at Lake of the Ozarks , you get to choose a home that perfectly fits your needs for the holidays.  You

5 Halloween Happenings at the Lake of the Ozarks 2021

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Halloween will be here soon and just like everything else we know how to have fun with it here at the lake!  If you haven’t made plans for the holiday weekend yet, you definitely have some great options for Halloween at the Lake of the Ozarks .  At Lake OzarkVacation Destinations , we provide exceptional lodging for people visiting and vacationing at the Lake of the Ozarks with outstanding service, AND an understanding of why people love to spend time here at the lake.  With that in mind, keep reading this blog to find out more about your options for Halloween fun at the lake this year! 1) Captain Ron’s Adult Halloween Bash Oct 30, 2021 Captain Ron's Bar & Grill 82 Aloha Lane Sunrise Beach, MO 65079 Phone:  573-374-5852 Hours of Operation: 7 pm - 11 pm   It's Halloween!! Dress up is your best costume to win prizes and go home with the Best Dressed Costume Bragging rights! ChristiAna is proudly Sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer, Trailer Trendz, ProDeZigns, a

Full Service Property Management - How We Can Help You to Turn Your Lake Home Into Income

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From those who live here full time to those who own second homes here, there are so many reasons people love to make memories at the Lake of the Ozarks.  That is why vacation rental properties at the Lake of the Ozark s are extremely sought after, now more than ever!  Lately, more people have been asking about how to use their second home at the lake to generate income … as long as it does not interfere with their ability to enjoy their home with friends and family when they wish.  photo credit: Fun Lake MO It is through our personal journey in turning our own property into a vacation rental that the inspiration for Lake of the Ozark Vacation Destinations was born. We dearly enjoyed the time we spent at our lake home and did not want to miss out on it.   But we also wanted to find a way to help pay for our investment … and we sure did!   In the process, we learned a lot about property management specifically for vacation homes at the Lake of the Ozarks .  Now, we bring all of that

5 Family Friendly Things to do this Fall at the Lake

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It is finally fall at the Lake of the Ozarks  and that means a whole new array of events and fun things to do. For decades, the lake has been the place where families come to make memories … generation after generation.  That tradition is still alive and well today.  As the weather cools down and the leaves start to turn families have lots to choose from in the next few weeks. If you are looking for some family friendly fun this fall, keep reading.  We will talk about 5 family favorites in today’s blog. (Source: funlake.com/events )   Pumpkin Chunkin Palooza Sep 25, 2021 at Ozarks Amphitheatre 2629 MO Hwy 5, Camdenton, MO 65020 Email: tmorris925@yahoo.com Hours of Operation: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Laurie/Sunrise Beach Rotary Club Presents ----- 2021 Pumkin Chunkin Palooza Come enjoy a day of fun filled activities for all ages.   The Pumkin Chunkin Palooza is a Lake of the Ozarks Family-Friendly Fall Event. Activities - Trebuchet Contest – Area schools build their own t

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