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Van Buren Vacation Rentals

Van Buren Travel Guide

Van Buren is a small town located in the southeastern Missouri Ozarks, known for the Current River. Here, visitors can fish and swim in the river, as well as visit one of the world’s largest springs, Big Spring. The town is also right on the outskirts of Mark Twain National Forest, and Clearwater Lake and Dam are just a few miles away.

Things to Do in Van Buren

The main attraction in Van Buren is Big Spring, the largest spring in the state, and unmissable during a visit to the Ozarks. If you are driving there, take the scenic route -- Skyline Drive is perfect to take in a stunning Ozark sunset as well as impressive views along the Current River Valley.

Elsewhere, the Current River was once very important byway for Native Americans and the lumber industry in Van Buren, although nowadays it's popular with fishermen, canoers, and kayakers and is perfect for rafting and tubing.

Nearby in the Ozarks are the Rocky Falls, one of the most beautiful spots in the state, Peck Ranch Conservation Area, and more natural springs.

Best Time to Visit Van Buren

Summer is the best time to plan a vacation in Van Buren with warm, comfortable temperatures for being outside in nature.

Price and Availability Index in Van Buren

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Van Buren is in July, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Van Buren is in the high season in July. Van Buren has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Van Buren tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Van Buren tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Van Buren

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Van Buren. The hottest month in Van Buren is June, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 5 ˚F. The wettest month in Van Buren is February with 9.06 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0 inches of rain.

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