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Girls trip

We had the most amazing time in Lake of the ozarks. We stayed in light house landing condos and... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
verla w
Hiawatha, Kansas
via mobile
Great lake if you know what you are doing.

My in-laws have had a lake house on LOTO for decades. I began going on a yearly vacation with them... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
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Created when the Bagnell Dam was constructed in 1931, this lake covers more than 54,000 acres and has more than 1,150 miles of shoreline.
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing time in Lake of the ozarks. We stayed in light house landing condos and they were so beautiful and well kept I will definitely go again absolutely loved it

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank verla w
Reviewed 17 August 2018

My in-laws have had a lake house on LOTO for decades. I began going on a yearly vacation with them a few years ago. I'm an avid boater (live on Discovery Bay in California, I have waverunners, a Duffy boat, a runabout boat, and a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
20  Thank Johnfrmcal
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going to the lake for many years and the options for dining and entertainment have grown significantly. It’s a great place for a slow vacay or one jam packed with fun in the sun. Also try going in the off-season - some things...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank sablansr81
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is a 79,000 acre unbelievably expansive lake that you can't possibly explore in one vacation. There are multiple events every week of the season (spring/summer/fall) including dozens of fishing tournaments, car shows, Expos, and some pretty awesome boat races featuring boats that cost $1,000,000+....More

Date of experience: July 2018
11  Thank Lake_Food_Detective
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

I had always thought that the Lake of the Ozarks was a part of Branson and Table Rock Lake! Boy was I wrong! Lake of the Ozarks is a large lake about two hours north of the Branson area. It was created when Bagnell Dam...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank MKTBE
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

For the ones that had a bad experience, sorry! If you decide to vacay here again I suggest you get a Visitors guide and a map of the lake. There are many places to go swimming, skiing, tubing,ect... The Ecoli some have mentioned are only...More

Date of experience: June 2018
6  Thank Tammy A
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Although some people may disagree, to me this is the dream vacation spot. The water is free of any dangerous animals meaning you can basically jump in whenever you want. (just not in the main channel.) there are plenty of things to do on the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
9  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We have always heard about Lake of the Ozarks and finally made it here for vacation! It's a pretty lake. It was quiet for us over spring break but I can imagine it getting wild over the summer when crowds come!

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank nowincolorado
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The bikers have arrived at Bagnell Dam, Lake of the Ozarks. I have never seen so many kinds of motorcycles at one time. It is quite an interesting sight to see. They are all parked in the center of The Strip where all the shops...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Vivien T
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We've just spent two blissful weeks on the lakes enjoying good food, fishing, water sports and the warm waters!

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Avedajunkie
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20 June 2018|
Response from Waterman_10 | Reviewed this property |
The Bagnal Dam area is by far has more for kids.