Boating at Lake of the Ozarks
Welcome to the fabulous Lake of the Ozarks! Voted best recreational lake in the U.S. by readers of USA Today (2015), it offers more than 1,100 miles of shoreline and boasts being one of the largest man-made lakes in the U. S. As a popular resort and recreation location, the lake offers miles of boating, water skiing and fishing plus camping, hiking and biking trails. For those wanting to bargain hunt, there is shopping at major chains, antique shops, and locally-owned boutiques that fit most any need or desire. The area is also known for it’s legendary parties, both on water and on land. Accommodations span the gamut from chain hotels to condos to homes that can be rented via VRBO and HomeAway. Located in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, the lake is 42 miles southwest of Jefferson City, approximately 146 miles east of Kansas City and approximately 188 miles west of Saint Louis. Many families visit the lake each year to relax, reconnect and rediscover the amazing landscapes and experiences that keep them coming back for more.