Did you know that Lake of the Ozarks welcomes about 3.5 million tourists between Memorial Day and Labor Day each year?
Lake of the Ozarks makes for the perfect vacation spot, so it’s no surprise that people flock here during the summer months.
But with so many options, what should you spend your time doing during your stay in Lake of the Ozarks?
We’ve got you covered! Below are a few Lake of the Ozarks attractions that you won’t want to miss during your visit!
For Nature Lovers: Ha Ha Tonka State Park
If you book a stay at the Lodge of Port Arrowhead, you’ll be only a short drive away from Missouri’s 12th largest spring. Ha Ha Tonka State Park boasts other natural beauty too that you can explore via its 15 miles of hiking trails.
Sinkholes, caves, and castle ruins are all for view at the park. Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of activities from biking to swimming to fishing. Campers are also invited to enjoy the park’s campsites.
For experienced cave-explorers and families alike, Bridal Cave is an amazing place to get a taste of the amazing sights that caverns have to offer. Take an hour-long guided tour through the caves, which remain a comfortable 60° year-round. They even offer lantern tours to show visitors what cave exploration was like before electric lights were available.
Lake of the Ozarks Attractions for Wine Lovers: Seven Springs Winery
Seven Springs Winery is one of the best Lake of the Ozarks attractions for visitors who want to relax with a glass of their favorite wine. Seven Springs also offers sangrias and microbrew beers for those not keen on wine.
The winery offers tastings daily, and no reservations are required. You can also enjoy a bite from their lunch or dinner menu. It’s the perfect place to enjoy the scenery, as they also host live music on the weekends during the spring and summer months!
Osage Beach is only about a 10-minute drive south of Lake of the Ozarks, and it’s the perfect place to spend a day during your visit. If you want to spend some vacation money, check out the Osage Beach Outlet Marketplace. They offer savings on big brand names and a large selection of shops.
For an outdoor experience, stop by Lake of the Ozarks State Park. It’s Missouri’s largest park, and swimmers and boaters alike will be happy to hear that it offers 85 miles of shoreline to enjoy. Its location is extremely convenient—enjoy an afternoon swimming then take a quick drive back to the Lodge of Port Arrowhead to clean up and enjoy a bite to eat!
Always an Adventure
No matter your interests, there are interesting Lake of the Ozarks attractions for everyone. Making the Lodge at Port Arrowhead your home base during your stay gives you easy access to a variety of exciting activities in the area.
To experience it all yourself, book your room at Lodge at Port Arrowhead today!