Plan your trip to Missouri
With over 52 state parks, Missouri is a nature-lover’s dream come true. Spend your vacation exploring this beautiful state with a variety of outdoor activities that let you take in all of Mother Nature’s wonders. Horseback ride through the rolling hills or Ozark Mountain trails, cast your line into the waters at Lake Taneycomo, and keep your eyes open and camera ready for wildlife as you hike through the Mark Twain State Park, the Elephant Rock State Park, and many others!
Featured Nature Resorts and Lodges in Missouri
With Table Rock Lake just outside your door, a stay at Calm Waters Resort is a great nature escape. Explore the vast waters on a boating or fishing trip, or just lounge out on the shores and enjoy the incredible views. You'll also find plenty of trails surrounding the lake for a relaxing walk in the afternoon!
With Table Rock Lake just outside your door and the Fox and Timber Top Nature Trails on site, Tribesman Resort is a terrific spot for nature lovers. The wildlife ranges from birds to armadillos! The nature trails are in a forested area that 25 deer wander about in. You may get to see a few!
Enjoy the relaxing and comforting presence of nature at Alhonna Resort. Here, you can immerse yourself in the Lake of the Ozarks fishing, swimming, or waterskiing. Nearby, you can enjoy a simple day of strolling and window shopping, or head out for great golfing. Let the outdoors inspire you!
Reconnect with nature during your stay at Mark Twain Landing. With a wealth of boating, fishing, hunting, and sightseeing opportunities, one can enjoy the outdoors how they would please. Kill an afternoon out on Mark Twain Lake or explore the area's parks - make the outdoors your ultimate playground!
Let nature relax and renew you. With The Lake of the Ozarks as your setting, this Missouri resort is great for all types of nature enthusiasts. Hike or mountain bike in Lake of the Ozarks State Park. Or spend your days out on the lake fishing, waterskiing and wake boarding! Simply take in the natural beauty that surrounds you!
Nature lovers are sure to enjoy a relaxing vacation at Mallard Point Resort! With the Lake of the Ozarks just steps away for fun fishing and boat cruises, and three beautiful state parks just nearby, this is truly the ideal location! Visit Lake of the Ozarks State Park, Bennett Spring State Park, and Ha Ha Tonka State Park for quiet nature walks,...
Lakeview Resort gives you a taste of the outdoors at the Lake of the Ozarks! Here, you can immerse yourself in the stunning beauty of the surrounding lakes and head out for even more nature-filled activities. Biking, hiking and much more awaits just around the corner! Reconnecting with nature doesn't get much easier than in the Ozarks!
When you stay at Castle Rock Resort & Waterpark, you'll have great opportunities in and around Branson. But you'll also be in a location of scenic natural beauty. Several parks are in the area, and provide a great way to enjoy the soothing peacefulness of nature, a nice break from the lively atmosphere of Branson.
Reconnect with nature riding through America's only ride-through cave while staying at Comfort Inn and Suites Branson Meadows - located in nearby Springfield, Missouri. Due to the vulnerability of the beauty of Fantastic Caverns, the cave is toured in jeep-drawn trams, making for a truly unforgettable adventure and an example unique natural...
One of the best ways to capture the best views of the Ozark Mountains and Table Rock Lake is by taking a zipline tour through the area. Adventure Ziplines of Branson is conveniently located just minutes from the famous 76 Strip, and provides a thrilling adventure during your stay at Clarion Hotel at the Palace. Start planning your birds eye tour...
Reconnect with nature during your trip to the Ozarks! The secluded location of the Old Kinderhook Resort & Golf Club gives guests the opportunity to explore the lush green surroundings, as well as private access to the lake. Get out and experience the rugged natural beauty of the Ozarks!
Reconnect with nature during your Missouri retreat. Nearby in Dixon, the Clifty Creek Natural Area Trail offers outdoor enthusiasts with a beautiful hike on a two-and-a-half loop trail with the primary attraction being a natural bridge spanning 40 feet. En-route to the natural bridge, you will pass through old growth Hickory and Oak timber,...
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