Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in Lake Ozark, MO 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 $67 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Lake Ozark. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Lake Ozark
Destination guide

Explore Lake Ozark from a local cabin rental

The city of Lake Ozark is where the lake begins, and Lake of the Ozarks cabins here put you at the heart of everything the area has to offer. Just around the corner from your rental cabin, you'll find attractions for couples, vibrant nightlife, and family fun. From water parks and family amusement centers to wineries and party coves, it's all waiting for you in Lake Ozark. When you're not touring the sites, you can enjoy cabins with gardens, outdoor barbecues, and more to keep you relaxed and entertained, regardless of your budget, group size, or the reason for your travel.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Lake Ozark

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy Lake Ozark for its boating, golfing and swimming. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Lake Ozark a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Osage National Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Jolly Mon Indoor Water Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Seven Springs Winery (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Sugar Creek Mini Golf (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Willmore Lodge (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Bear Creek Valley Golf Club (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)

Give yourself a break and get on the lake

Lake Ozark's key attraction is the lake, of course, and favorite activities for both visitors and locals revolve around the water. Rent a jet ski or a kayak. Take your boat out. Try parasailing or paragliding. If the lake ever tires you out, you are welcome at Lake of the Ozarks State Park, a leafy-green wonderland with 12 trails available for hikers, bikers, and horseback riders, plus picnic areas and campsites. Oh yeah, and the lake is here, too, so all those watersports still work.


Weather that doesn't need to go to extremes

Lake Ozark's humid continental climate is always influenced by, you guessed it, the lake. Summers are hot and humid, perfect for fun in the sun and on the water. Just keep a lookout for thunderstorms. Winters are cold, with lows in the teens and 20s, but the lake effect takes the edge off the chill. Spring, summer, and fall are the best times to take advantage of all your Lake Ozark vacation rental has to offer, but you can save some green and have a more tranquil trip to the beach if you book in winter.

Natural features

Don't bat this little guy out of the sky

Your Lake Ozark vacation rental will be comfy and serene, and the lake is often placid. Still, the wilderness around you is full to bursting with wildlife. 58 species of mammals call the riverways around the Lake of the Ozarks home, including deer, bear, otters, mink, and muskrats. The many caves in Lake of the Ozarks State Park make perfect homes for bat species, and the area has one of the last big populations of the endangered grey bat. If you see one of these furry friends, let him be.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Lake Ozark

The nearest airport is in Versailles, MO (VRS-Roy Otten Memorial Airfield), located 21.8 mi (35.1 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Lake Ozark?

Whether you're looking for a cozy escape for you and your boo or somewhere spacious to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Lake Ozark. Here are a couple to get you thinking:

  • Take advantage of conveniences like coffee and tea making facilities and towels at "Escape From Reality At Dry Creek Cabin". Situated around 9 miles from Lake Ozark, this property has 2 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • "Amazing View Convenient Location" also promises a memorable escape, offering 3 bedrooms, golf, a barbecue grill and more. It's around 2 miles from Lake Ozark.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Lake Ozark vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Lake Ozark?

We all need some "me time" from time to time. If you're ready to spend a couple of lazy mornings lingering in your PJs with a coffee and the morning paper, you'll find some fantastic weekend getaways in and near Lake Ozark. These are two of our favorites:

  • "Luxury Penthouse Condo - Spectacular Views" is around 5 miles west of Lake Ozark and the perfect place to relax and unwind. You'll like the amenities here, including a microwave oven and golf.
  • Alternatively, make new memories with your loved ones at "Cozy Lakefront Condo For A Romantic Getaway", which is around 5 miles to the west of Lake Ozark. Take advantage of an indoor pool, a living room and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Lake Ozark?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish choice, ideally suited for traveling couples or solo stays. Spend your days checking out your new surroundings and your nights chilling out in your cozy hideaway. The following options in or near Lake Ozark are sure to please:

  • Enjoy some time out on your own or take a few buddies along to "Cozy Lakefront Condo For A Romantic Getaway". You'll have loads of amenities to make your stay comfortable, including air conditioning and heating.
  • "Lakeside Vacation Condo Retreat" is another top stay, offering all you could need for a great Lake Ozark getaway. Handy amenities here include nearby birdwatching activities and a kitchen.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Lake Ozark?

Whether you're searching for a cozy apartment for you and a pal or a vacation home with space for the whole family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Lake Ozark. These properties make a comfortable base for a flying visit:

  • Close to the center of Lake Ozark, "Lakefront, Large Pool, Park Setting Save 7+ Nights" rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not relaxing in your cozy digs, get out and discover all the cool stuff around you.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of nights at "Fabulous Lake - Front Home On Horseshoe Bend". This conveniently located property will feel like your home away from home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Lake Ozark?

Whether spent in a rustic cabin or a luxury condo, a romantic weekend getaway is one of the best ways to spice up your love life. Whisk your special someone away for a few days at one of these sought-after escapes in or near Lake Ozark:

  • Sneak away on Friday afternoon for a few passionate nights at "Escape From Reality At Dry Creek Cabin". Located around 9 miles from Lake Ozark, this place comes with plenty of nice touches, including a firepit and air conditioning.
  • Alternatively, spend your mini break drinking wine and canoodling at "Amazing View Convenient Location", around 2 miles from Lake Ozark. Beauty services and winery tours will help set the scene for romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Lake Ozark?

Big groups mean massive fun. They also mean finding a place that'll comfortably fit your entire squad. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Lake Ozark and spend time with your favorite people under one roof:

  • A great range of amenities including a water park and a lake view make "Fabulous Lake - Front Home On Horseshoe Bend" a winner. This expansive property has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 people. From the heart of Lake Ozark, it's around 4 miles away to the west.
  • Nothing's more important than being with the people you love, and "Heated Pool Open April 15 - November 1. 12 X 34 Boat Slip. Pool Is Open" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 1 mile to the west of Lake Ozark, as many as 20 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A swimming pool and a fireplace are among the various amenities here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Lake Ozark?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool promises the most fun. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Lake Ozark and spend your days splashing around. Just remember to bring your inflatable swan:

  • Pack your swimsuit and make yourself comfortable at "Enjoy Our Lake Ozark House". There are plenty of other great amenities here, including childrens activities and a garden.
  • Spend lazy days splashing around or catching a few peaceful moments by the water at "Cozy Cove Hideaway - 3 Bedroom Waterfront House | Includes Boat Slip". This property is also a firm favorite and offers a kitchen, a barbecue grill and more.

Lake Ozark has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 65 ºF and 90 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Lake Ozark vacation rental and plan your escape for whenever you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Lake Ozark?

Step one of any family trip is finding the ideal place to stay. Whether you're planning a short break with the kids or a reunion with all your relatives, we've got large family vacation rentals in and around Lake Ozark with enough space to fit everyone. Here are a couple of popular options worth considering:

  • With 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 8 guests, "Amazing View Convenient Location" gives you space to reconnect with the family. It's around 2 miles northwest of Lake Ozark and comes with amenities that'll keep your large group comfortable, such as a kitchen and a swimming pool.
  • "Luxury Penthouse Condo - Spectacular Views" is another rental your guests will love. You'll be able to invite as many as 8 people to this option which comes with 3 bedrooms, cable/satellite TV services, a stereo and more. It's around 5 miles to the west of central Lake Ozark.

If you want to visit some family-friendly attractions around the area, Sugar Creek Mini Golf is a great day out for young and old.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Lake Ozark?

Escape the hustle and bustle and treat your loved ones to a vacation of a different kind. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Lake Ozark and get the camping experience — minus the tents and with all the creature comforts!

  • "Escape From Reality At Dry Creek Cabin" - Enjoy good times with your crew at this retreat, which is around 9 miles northeast of central Lake Ozark. Free toiletries and childrens activities are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Lakeshore Fishing Cabin #6, Dock" - Gather up the troops and spend a few nights or longer at this inviting property, which is around 2 miles to the northwest of Lake Ozark. You'll have access to a toaster, a smart TV and a good deal more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Lake Ozark vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Lake Ozark?

Go for a dip anytime you please at one of our large rental houses with an indoor pool. Pack your favorite swimsuit and check out these escapes in or near Lake Ozark that feature this head-turning perk:

  • Invite family and friends over for a leisurely swim at "Luxury 3 Bedroom Condo At Lake Of The Ozarks". This property has space to spare, with 3 bedrooms comfortably sleeping 10 guests. A fireplace and a swimming pool are other things your team will love about this place.
  • In addition to its indoor pool, "Lake Ozark Condo - Come Stay And Play" comes with a sauna and a kitchen. It has 3 bedrooms that can accommodate up to 8 people, so you can bring all your buddies along.

Like to see more options? Find the perfect pad among these the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to find the Lake Ozark vacation rental that's perfect for you.