Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Lake of the Ozarks that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $125 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Lake of the Ozarks. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Adventures in nature near Lake of the Ozarks vacation homes

Located in the heart of Missouri, the Lake of the Ozarks is a premier destination for boating, fishing, golfing, and shopping in a spectacular natural environment. Whether you’re looking for fun with the family, a romantic weekend with your loved one, or a solo trip for rest and relaxation, vacation home rentals in the Lake of the Ozarks gives you the options to make your getaway whatever you want it to be.

History

Experience the rich history of the Lake of the Ozarks

The Lake of the Ozarks has an array of museums and heritage sites that celebrate its rich history. If you want a glimpse of past life in the region, vacation homes can be found near such sites as the Camden County Museum, a former schoolhouse with archives like antique furnishings, tools, and equipment, or the Miller County Museum, a folk life museum that celebrates life in central Missouri. The Morgan County Museum is a historic landmark within a hotel that has preserved rooms, such as a chapel room, schoolroom, and barbershop room. The Willmore Lodge, a 1930 lodge that was once the center for the Bagnell Dam construction project and now holds artifacts from the time period, is also ideal for history buffs.

Things to do

Touch nature in Lake of the Ozarks getaway cabins

Known for its natural wonders, the Lake of the Ozarks has limitless opportunities for outdoor recreation and adventure. Cabin rentals can be found near interesting outdoor areas, such as the Lake of the Ozarks State Park, a vast natural area with cave tours, boating, hiking, and swimming. Bridal Cave, a picturesque cave system with nature tours, and the Bagnell Dam, a 1930s river dam and reservoir, are also great places to see the scenery. For theme park fun, the Big Surf Waterpark is a family-oriented waterpark with slides, pools, a floating river, and white-water rapids. Jacob’s Cave, a mile-long, well-lit cave with a variety of interesting rock formations, offers guided tours to experience the geological history of the area.

Restaurants and bars

Midwestern flavor in the Lake of the Ozarks

With over 100 restaurants offering a range of cuisine options for breakfast, dinner, and everything in between, you’ll be spoiled for choice in the Lake of the Ozarks. From contemporary gourmet creations with local ingredients, to tasty Ozarks barbecue, the area’s restaurants give you a taste of whatever you’re craving while looking out into the beauty of the water. Vacation rentals can be found near the best the area has to offer, whether you want a night on the town or a quick bite at the end of a fun-filled day.

Essential info

Key tips for your stay in a Lake of the Ozarks summer rental

The Lake of the Ozarks is a popular destination for travelers and is generally low in crime. With so many recreation opportunities in unfamiliar and challenging terrain, however, the Lake of the Ozarks is prone to accidents. Be sure to exercise caution if you intend to try out new activities in unfamiliar environments, and be mindful of watercraft laws, including boating while intoxicated. Insects, such as mosquitoes and chiggers, can be a nuisance, so be sure to pack insect repellant and use it liberally. The area is serviced by the Lake Ozark Police Department and has emergency and non-emergency medical facilities and services near vacation rentals.

How many vacation rentals are available around Lake of the Ozarks?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,242 vacation rentals around Lake of the Ozarks. From 755 house rentals to 50 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.