The 5 Best Things to Do at the Lake of the Ozarks

Wondering what to do at the Lake of the Ozarks during your next visit? Wonder no more. While summer is certainly a popular season for tourism at The Lake, you’ll find no shortage of activities, attractions, and events to keep you and your family busy throughout the year both on the water and off.

Lake of the Ozarks Attractions

Whether you’re looking for a fun weekend out with friends, a romantic date night, or a family-friendly excursion with little ones, Lake of the Ozarks has just what you’re looking for. 


The Lake of the Ozarks and surrounding areas are home to thrilling waterparks, sporting arenas, concert venues, wineries, family fun centers, spas, and more. 


There’s no better way to see what The Lake is all about than from the water! Throughout the summer, boaters from all around flock to The Lake for some well-deserved downtime. No boat? No problem! The Lake offers plenty of rental facilities and group excursion opportunities.


After a long day on the water, you’ll certainly want to kick back with a drink and a legendary meal. And you’ve come to the right place. The Lake of the Ozarks is home to plenty of lakeside pubs, eateries, and fine dining establishments with some of the best Midwestern tastes you’ll find anywhere. 


If you’re up for hitting the links (and hopefully avoiding the water altogether) the Lake of the Ozarks is home to 13 awe-inspiring courses including several designed by some of the greatest golfers the world has ever known. Try out Old Kinderhook, Osage National Golf Course, Tan Tar A, or The Club at Deer Chase and find out why the Lake of the Ozarks is considered one of the region’s premier golf destinations.

Exploring the Outdoors

We certainly hope you’re not planning on staying inside for your entire lake getaway! There are plenty of opportunities to experience the great outdoors in The Ozarks. From the lake itself to caves, hiking trails, bluffs, and thousands and thousands of acres of breathtaking state parks to explore, The Ozarks has it all.


Yes, indeed there are plenty of things to see and do on your Lake of the Ozarks getaway. Whether you’re here for the day, the weekend, the summer, or year-round, you’ll never be pressed for fun Lake of the Ozarks attractions. And if you do plan on making your lake stay a little more permanent or semi-permanent, we’d love to show you around. Contact us today for more information.