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Lake of the Ozarks

MO
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Ranked #309 of 914 attractions in Missouri
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Driving
Description: 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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Morton, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Love this place. We go once a year with our friend who owns a condo in the St. Moritz condo's. Best time ever every year! We loved it so much that we took our family there for a family vacation instead of going to Mexico! We used a wave runner, ate many wonderful things at Wobbly Boots. Did not find... More

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Loved my visit to the lake with my family for a holiday weekend. It was so beautiful. A great lake for boating fun! I am looking forward to another trip there already...maybe next summer. :)

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usa
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152 reviews 152 reviews
73 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This is probably one of the most beautiful lakes we have been to in the central US. We came during the shootout and had a blast. The lake is clear and deep, even though prior to our arrival they had monsoon rains and there was some debri, we never experienced any problem with our 22' boat. The lake can get... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

It's always relaxing going down and lounging on the dock all weekend. Yes, the boating can be a little much on the weekends-especially holidays but that is to be expected. The outlet mall is always a nice visit.

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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

Lots of water activity . Fun water front places to eat. Nice shopping center. Fun for the whole family. Such a pretty lake.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I love coming here. There is so much to do. People are friendly and it's a short drive from home. There isn't anything more relaxing that water and sunshine shared with good friends at a fun place.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We have a condo at the Lake and really enjoy visiting during all seasons. My only complaint is the big OCEAN cruisers and shore racers in the Lake. These crafts should be in the ocean. We own a pontoon boat and almost were taken under by the waves of these OCEAN cruisers. They do lake respect for other boats. This... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Every year I say I don't care if I ever go back, because our vacation has started out with problems every time we check in at Robin's Resort, since the new ownership. This year was no different, with the exception that they did fire the troublemaker, FINALLY. We arrived this year to only having one room booked, (and they were... More

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Illinois City, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I totally agree with the other negative posts about this lake. I went out on a rental pontoon for my first time here. The large cruisers and off shore racers have no consideration for your safety. I had two little ones on my boat and felt I had made a poor decision bringing them along. I even had a boat... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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33 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

The lake is huge and its dotted all along with things to do and places to eat. It looks really beautiful on a clear summer day. But if you are in the area you must also visit the outlet mall...the biggest in Missouri I think....for many its the main attraction in the area!

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