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Lake Ozark Vacation Rentals

Lake Ozark Travel Guide

This nice little town in Missouri takes its name from the Lake of the Ozarks. Lake of the Ozarks is a very large reservoir with an area over 1,4000 square miles. This charming city by the lake might be small but it is packed with things to do and is a top notch spot for family and friends to spend a quality long weekend.

There are plenty of vacation rentals which offer accommodation for large groups, and with lake view rental properties. These world-class vacation homes offer everything you might need during your stay on your Lake Ozark vacation. Lake Ozark is a wonderful town full of energy, so make sure to check out all the events and activities available.

Things to Do in Lake Ozark

Because Lake Ozark is a lake town, there are plenty of beach activities to take part in. Take a relaxing day at the lakefront where you can enjoy warm weather and tranquil scenery. There are a few lodges around the lake which are also worth a visit.

The main beach area of Lake Ozark is called Osage Beach where most of the activities can be found. Make sure to visit the Swinging Bridge for a fun adventure across the swampy river. It is a sturdy bridge but is perhaps a little scary for very young children. The Bagnell Dam is a historical site to visit and learn about the waterways. The Bridal Cave and the Stark Caverns are also very popular destinations to visit. If you had enough of adventures and just want to have fun, Timber Falls Waterpark, Lemans Fun Park and Big Surf Waterpark await you.

Elsewhere, Ozark Distillery and many vineyards are open all year round for visitors to tour and taste the local beer and wine. For a nice sunny day Ha Ha Tonka State Park is an excellent choice for hiking. It offers a wide range of flora and fauna, and also features a 20th-century castle ruin. There are also plenty things for the little ones, such as the Funny Farm petting zoo and water activities like boat rides on Lake Ozark. The downtown area of Lake Ozark offers many restaurants, coffee shops and dessert places to indulge in.

Best Places to Stay in Lake Ozark

Lake Ozark offers over 500 places to stay -- from beachfront vacation home, a tiny little cottage or a houseboat, Lake Ozark has it! If you are traveling with children, look for family-friendly property management, so you will have everything you could need during your stay.

Near Osage Beach is very popular to stay at, so it can be a little noisy. If you like nightlife and want to hang out with people, this is the place for you. If you prefer a calmer space, pick somewhere farther from the main beach.

Best Time to Visit Lake Ozark

Between June and September are the best months to visit Lake Ozark and the surrounding beaches. The average weather is around 70 degrees or higher, with a very little rain perception. October to February are the coldest months with a lot of overcast. During summer months it can also be a bit cloudy but has plenty of sunshine to enjoy. July tends to be very humid and sees fewer tourist crowds.

Price and Availability in Lake Ozark

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Lake Ozark is in July, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Lake Ozark is in the high season in July. Lake Ozark has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Lake Ozark tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Monday. Vacation homes in Lake Ozark tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Lake Ozark

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Lake Ozark. The hottest month in Lake Ozark is June, when temperatures peak at 100 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -10 ˚F. The wettest month in Lake Ozark is October with 5.88 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 1.56 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Lake Ozark

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Bed and Breakfast and more. AllTheRooms has 938 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Lake Ozark, with everything from budget hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A vacation in Lake Ozark can be affordable - the lowest price vacation rental is available at $44 a night. On average, an accommodation in Lake Ozark will cost you $236 per night.

If you have to have internet access during your time in Lake Ozark, then you can choose from over 434 accommodations that provide WiFi internet. 11 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 61 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Lake Ozark? Then choose one of the 427 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We track 129 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 83 pet-friendly places to stay in Lake Ozark, so if you're traveling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

499 of our accommodations in Lake Ozark have been reviewed and rated. 67% are rated great. 296 accommodations allow instant booking.