Plan your trip to Missouri
When it comes to Missouri lake vacations, the Lake of the Ozarks stands out from all the rest. With more shoreline than the coast of California, this incredible body of water is the state’s most popular lake destination, offering endless waterfront accommodations and plenty of outdoor space for relaxing and entertainment. You’ll find many incredible public beaches, boating and fishing opportunities, picnic areas and much more. Of course, the Ozarks are not the only lake getaway that Missouri has to offer. If you’re planning a vacation in Branson, stay near Lake Taneycomo, one of the country’s best trout-fishing lakes! From the Mark Twain Lake to the Harry S. Truman Reservoir, there are plenty of lakeside locations throughout the state just waiting for you to explore.
Featured Lake Resorts and Lodges in Missouri
The breathtaking 52,300-acre Table Rock Lake is as terrific for fishing, boating and pontoon cruising on it as it is for SCUBA diving beneath it. And here on the serene Indian Point, Artilla Cove Resort is right where all the fun begins. It's a fantastic lakeside vacation that's only six miles from the Branson strip!
Bring the entire family to Branson's Calm Waters Resort and enjoy the best of Table Rock Lake. Launch the boat from the resort's covered docks or opt for a pontoon rental. Explore the beautiful waters on a relaxing boat ride, or take the kids out and teach them how to cast their first line. You can also just take it easy and soak up the sun from...
Enjoy a variety of water sports on Table Rock Lake, with 800 beautiful miles of shoreline as your backdrop. Lighthouse Lodge has a 12-stall boat dock if you bring your own boat, and rentals on site and nearby if you travel lightly. You can even SCUBA dive — visit the dive shop next door!
Tribesman Resort features not one, but two 24-hour Table Rock Lake marinas, each one the center of a fantastic lake experience. A variety of pontoons, fishing boats and more are available. There's also a lake front swim and sun deck for everyone to enjoy throughout your stay! Make Tribesman Resort your lakeside vacation today!
The Lodge of Four Seasons sits along the shores of the expansive Lake of the Ozarks. It boasts a full-service marina -- one of the largest on the lake! Feel free to launch your own vessel or rent a boat for the day. The lake offers guests endless opportunities for water fun, right outside the door!
Encompassing 25 acres along the shores of Lake of the Ozarks, Bass Point Resort has taken full advantage of this valuable asset. The Resort grounds feature several docks, ideal for fishing and able to accommodate any watercraft up 30 feet in length. Whether you're seeking adventure or relaxation during your vacation, either way, the beautiful Lake...
Lake of the Ozarks which was at one time the world's largest man-made lake, with over 1,150 miles of meandering shoreline and scenic hills, offers an unforgettable setting for your Missouri lakeside vacation. Point Randall Resort puts you in the perfect place for incredible outdoor recreation and relaxation! You'll find a fishing dock and new...
When you stay at Mallard Point Resort, you'll be treated to all the charms of the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks, an 82 year old man-made lake. Full of fish and perfect for boating, it'll be hard to pull yourself away! Whether you want to play on the beach and build sandcastles, or prefer to get in the water, this Lake is tons of fun!
Get the most out of your Lake of the Ozarks vacation at Tan-Tar-A Resort! Located on Osage Beach, they offer everything that you could ask for, including two golf courses, an indoor waterpark, a marina directly on the lake, and a full-service spa. From fishing to waterskiing, you can enjoy it all!
The Lake of the Ozarks is the largest man-made non-flood control lake in the United States, with 55000 acres of surface just waiting for you to explore! And when you stay at Kapilana Resort, you're just steps away from the cool waters. Make a splash at the resort's own swimming beach area, or head out for an exciting day of fishing. The views from...
Table Rock Lake is one of the most recognizable bodies of water in the region, and provides a wide variety of water activities during your stay at Clarion Hotel at the Palace. Riding the Ducks is widely known as one of the best tours around these picturesque waters, or you can rent your own boat, canoe or kayak to explore the lake on your own. ...
Staying at the Inn at Grand Glaize puts you right next to the famous Lake of the Ozarks. So whether you want to hop aboard a boat cruise to explore the lake, or maybe just rent private boat for your own tour and maybe a swim, there's no excuse to get out there and discover the Lake's charms. Does anything beat life on the lake?
Missouri Top List Picks
In the early 1930s, the Bagnell Dam was built to create a source of hydroelectric power, and as a result, the Lake of the Ozarks was formed. Today, Lake of the Ozarks is a popular Missouri treasure... more
Take a Branson ride. Break through the mirrored lake surface with a White River-reminiscent boat cruise. Visit the ship-shaped Titanic museum, hosting the largest display of Titanic artifacts... more