At Lake TV, our goal is to enhance your visit to Lake of the Ozarks by informing, educating, and entertaining viewers by presenting our Lake through our wide variety of content. No one else is capturing and showcasing the true beauty of the Lake of the Ozarks through video. We are excited to announce we have a new blog that will be on-going throughout the summer in order to further showcase entertainment, dining, and events that will be occurring at the Lake of the Ozarks. Lake TV is the Lake of the Ozark’s number one television marketing source for information about Lake happenings. If we can do anything to meet your television marketing needs, contact William Holtz: 573-569-5983 or visit our website to learn more.
For our first blog, we have compiled a list of the Top 10 Things to Do Year-Round at the Lake of the Ozarks. We hope you find this list informative and continue to visit our blog for more information on happenings at the Lake of the Ozarks this summer.
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Lake of the Ozarks is one of the premier fishing locations in the Midwest. There are many places located all over the Lake to dock your boat year-round. There are many resorts and campgrounds dedicated to fishermen, as well. The Lake of the Ozarks host many popular fishing tournaments throughout the year, below are just a few:
CHECK OUT THE UPCOMING TOURNAMENTS AT THE LAKE OF THE OZARKS:
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9. LEE MACE OZARK OPRY MUSEUM
Take a trip to the Lake’s past and experience the Ozark Opry location, the song’s, the instruments, and more. The museum is dedicated to preserving the memory of Lee Mace’s Ozark Opry, the Lake of the Ozarks first country music show.
Open All Year!
In the Ozarks, music frames everything. The Ozark Opry was a focal point of that cultural tradition for over fifty years, playing to sold-out audiences and influencing the course of the American entertainment industry in vital ways hitherto untold. This behind-the-scenes story of Lee and Joyce Mace’s incredible venture by historian and former Opry performer Dan William Peek reawakens the foot tapping and fiddle scraping still clinging to the shores of the Lake of the Ozarks. This story also spotlights some of the most fascinating characters of the times–the Nashville stars, Chuck Foster, the
Mabe Brothers, Albert Gannaway, Seymour Weiss, Scott O. Wright, Sarah
Gertrude Knott and Cyrus Crane Willmore.
-The History Press
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8. TIMBER FALLS WATER PARK AT TAN-TAR-A RESORT
Splash into Fun at Our Lake of the Ozarks Indoor Water Park
Enjoy fun and excitement at Timber Falls Indoor Water Park, featuring 600 feet of water slides, an activity pool, an over-sized whirlpool, and a lazy river for tubing, and floating. The highlight of Timber Falls is a three-story wilderness tree house with slides, bridges, water blasters, tunnels, and a gigantic 600-gallon tipping bucket. Kids of all ages will splash, play, slide and enjoy endless aquatic adventures at this 20,000 square foot family waterpark. We also offer guest lockers, private birthday party rooms, and the Snack Shack.
600 feet of water slides
Activity pool with water basketball and games
21-seat whirlpool for family relaxation
Lazy river for tube floating
Timberfalls Indoor Water Park is open 7 days a week from Memorial Day until Labor Day.
September through May Timber Falls is open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Open daily through Spring Break season and between Christmas and New Year.
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7. HA HA TONKA STATE PARK
Park Information: Where Nature and History Come Together
Ha Ha Tonka State Park with its intriguing history and outstanding geologic features, Ha Ha Tonka State Park is one state park that should not be missed. The park is a geologic wonderland with sinkholes, caves, a huge natural bridge, sheer bluffs, and Missouri’s 12th largest spring. The ruins of a turn-of-the-century stone castle overlook these wonders and offer impressive views of the Lake of the Ozarks and Ha Ha Tonka Spring.
A series of trails and boardwalks make it easy for visitors to experience all the park has to offer from its historic castle and geologic wonders to its wooded areas and open rocky glades. Picnic sites beckon visitors for a relaxing lunch in a scenic setting unparalleled in the lake area. All these fascinating features combine to create a park that can be explored and enjoyed time after time.
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6. OSAGE BEACH OUTLET MARKETPLACE
Osage Beach Outlet Marketplace is located in the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks, approximately two and a half hours from both St. Louis and Kansas City right in the heart of Missouri. Enjoy the outdoor shopping experience and our impressive collection of 80 + fashion designers, luxury brands and name brand manufacturers. Osage Beach Outlet Marketplace is home to Banana Republic Factory Store, Calvin Klein, Coach, J.Crew Factory Store, Loft Outlet, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Under Armour and many more.
Spend an hour, a day or a weekend shopping Osage Beach Outlet Marketplace. We hope you visit soon!
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5. OZARKLAND, CAMDENTON, MO
Visit the “Big Red Barn” Ozarkland, located on the square in Camdenton, MO. We have many items to explore, including Lake of the Ozarks gifts, nostalgic memorabilia, toys, moccasins, and our famous salt-water taffy! Ozarkland is not only shopping but an attraction of its own. Come visit us today!
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4. BEAR MARKET
Bear Market is a consignment service in Camdenton, Missouri. Come see us and shop for many fun and unique items. All your shopping dollars go to support our families in the Ozark Mountain area.
At Bear Market Consignment Sales, we provide customers a wide selection of clothing and accessories, furniture, books, toys, and games at the most affordable prices. We carry an extensive inventory and even carry home décor, and much more. Visit us today to see our unique collection of items!
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3. OLD TIME PHOTOS
Family Owned and Operated
Since the invention of photography in the early 19th century, millions of folks have had their photographs struck while on holiday or vacation. Here at Lake of the Ozarks, you can continue this age-old tradition by visiting our Old Time Photo Studio. We offer not just old-time sepia-tone photos, but also contemporary black & white, as well as color. We’ll take photos of you, your family and loved ones, including your pets. We have hundreds of costumes and props.
Serving the Lake since 1976
We have a wide array of costumes and scenes including: Gangsters & Flappers, Hillybilly’s, Wild West Themed Costumes, Victorian Costumes, Civil War Soldiers and Southern Belles, Good Girl/Bad Girls, Weddings, Burlesque, 1930’s Depression Era, Bedroom/Bathtub scenes, Gypsy’s, Saloon Gals & Cowboys, Mountain Men and Women, Pillow Fights, Old School Rooms, Native American, Old Fashion Kitchen scenes, or you can create your own idea with our 100’s of costumes and props, and our 2 floors of scenes.
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2. MINER MIKE’S & BUSTER’S GARAGE
Bring the Family to Miner Mike’s Indoor Fun Center at Lake of the Ozarks!
If quality family fun is what you are looking for, you will find it all under one roof at Miner Mike’s and Buster’s. Come and join Miner Mike and his mule, Buster, at our indoor 50,000 sq. ft family fun center that features exciting rides, challenging games, simulators, and great food.
Buster’s is a 12,000 square feet, high-tech playground filled with just about any game you can think of! Challenge your friends at our 4-player air hockey or dance the night away on our 10-foot-tall UFO Stomper; Buster’s features kids and adult games. You can race your friends on our NASCAR game or ride a Harley Davidson. Buster’s has something for everyone. We also have a twenty-foot long custom Shuffle Board table.
Also, don’t forget to check out our Longbranch Saloon, for your food and beverages.
Rain or shine it’s always a good time at Miner Mike’s!
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1. BRIDAL CAVE
Bridal Cave remains a constant 60° inside, so it’s a great activity, no matter what the weather!
Guided tours leave every few minutes and last approximately one hour. Tours are conducted over concrete pathways through the Cave’s refreshing 60-degree environment. Park interpreters will lead you and your family through room after room of incredible mineral deposits. Giant columns, delicate soda straws, and massive draperies abound throughout the cave. Millions of years of struggle between water and rock have created this cavern with more onyx formations than any other known cave or cavern. In fact, thousands of school children each year explore Bridal Cave as part of their educational program. A tour through Bridal Cave is a family adventure you will never forget.
As you can see, there are many attractions at the Lake of the Ozarks that you can participate in year-round. This is just a sample of the many events and attractions that we will be including in our blog this summer. Make sure to check our weekly posts for more information on attractions, dining, shopping, and so much more at the Lake of the Ozarks. If you have any questions, just give us a call and we can help with all your television marketing needs.
TELEPHONE – 573-569-5983