Great Reasons to Love the Lake of the Ozarks

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Attractions at the Lake of the Ozarks

Not only has the Lake of the Ozarks become one of the most popular locations in the Midwest for shopping, boating and golfing, but home owners and visitors will find that the Lake has many other attractions that will awe, entertain and downright make you dizzy! There is plenty for nature lovers to do from exploring caves to hiking and biking the Ozark trails. For history buffs, visit the Wilmore Lodge and Ha Ha Tonka State Park. Many go-cart tracks and miniature golf courses are located right off Highway 54 in Osage Beach and Business 54 in Lake Ozark. The latest attraction the Lake of the Ozarks has to offer is geared towards the thrill seekers. The Zip on the Strip is the Lake's first and only zipline and is located on the historic Bagnell Dam Strip. Stop by Captain Mike Fink's Marina across the street for $5.00-off coupons.

 

Wineries at the Lake of the Ozarks

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  • Casa De Loco
    • Casa De Loco, translated as "house of the crazy," has been nominated to the National Register of Historic Sites and has quite the unique story. Located west of Camdenton, the land was first developed in the late 1930s and went through several transformations, including The Mozark Health Care Facility, which was home to many elderly and mentally-ill patients. Enjoy Casa De Loco's private-label wines, such as Schizo Bianco, Labottleme Zinfandel and Straitjacket Syrah, atop a bluff overlooking the Big Niangua River.
  • Seven Springs
    • This beautiful winery is located among the rolling foothills between Osage Beach and Camdenton. Share a bottle of wine or sangria with dinner while enjoying the live entertainment or just stay for a glass and seasonal fruit and cheese board. Seven Springs also offers a shuttle from your Lake of the Ozarks location!

Shopping at the Lake of the Ozarks

  • Shopping at the Lake of the OzarksOsage Beach Premium Outlets
    • This outlet mall located in the heart of Osage Beach has over 100 name brand stores that offer deep discounts. Bring the whole family! Osage Beach Premium Outlets offers something for everyone including Bath & Body Works, Harry & David, The Gap, Banana Republic, Charlotte Russe, Coldwater Creek, The Children's Place, Bose, Le Gourmet Chef, Coach, Nike Factory Store, Skechers, Zales and much more!
  • Stone Crest Mall
    • Stroll through the only enclosed mall in Osage Beach and find anything including women's fashion, books, toys, gifts and tools. Grab a cup of coffee at Starbucks and enjoy the many events and festivals held throughout the year at Stone Crest Mall.
  • The Landing on Main Street
    • Victorian architecture and cobblestone sidewalks create a unique shopping experience at The Landing. Find clothing, jewelry, artwork and sweet treats, or pick up the perfect gift for someone special. Shop to your heart's content and then catch a show at The Main Street Music Hall, located right in the same parking lot as The Landing!
  • Bagnell Dam Strip
    • You will feel a bit of Lake of the Ozarks nostalgia on "The Strip," as it is known by many, while finding t-shirts, souvenirs and crafts. There are also many arcades and amusements, including 10-cent Skee-Ball, to keep the young ones busy while you shop! This historic area is just above the Bagnell Dam.

Golf at the Lake of the Ozarks

golf at the Lake of the OzarksLake of the Ozarks is home to many golf courses featuring rolling hills and commanding views of the Lake, including several world-class signature courses designed by professionals Robert Trent Jones, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Weiskopf and Arnold Palmer.

There are courses for all levels of play at Mid-west's premier golf destination!

Lake Area Restaurants

Lake of the Ozarks offers a variety of cuisine to satisfy any palate! Enjoy Cajun, Mexican, Bar-b-que, and much more waterfront or offshore. Savor fine dining while soaking in tremendous views of the lake. Many casual waterfront restaurants even have beaches, swimming pools, and waterslides! Here are just a few of my favorites:

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