Osage Beach Travel Guide

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Osage Beach Things to Do

  • XXX Adults Only - The Party Cove

    You can just imagine what the Party Cove is like. It's like the Playboy Mansion on water. Plenty of booze and ladies with little or nothing on. Party Cove was voted #1 place to party in Men's Health Magazine over Las Vegas and South Beach.Basically the party cove is a bunch of boats of people partying. Everyone hooks their boats together and...

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  • Eagle Days 2009

    The Lake Ozark Eagle Days viewing will be held on January 3rd and 4th, 2009, from 9 AM until 4 PM each day.. The prime viewing points will be at the Wilmore Lodge, and the Bagnell Dam Access area, just downstream from the lake. There will be live displays of the birds, and scopes for viewing available in several locations. At a later date there...

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  • Lake Ozark Dirt

    The Lake Ozark Speedway is located roughly 9 miles north of Osage Beach, just off Highway 54. They have weekly racing programs beginning in early April. The regular racing season will currently end the last weekend of August. The weekly racing program includes 360 Winged Sprint Cars, Modifieds, Late Model and Street Stocks. Admission for the...

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  • Osage River Rendezvous

    The Osage River Rendezvous & Mountain Man Festival re-creates life in the Osage River valley in the mid 1800's. There are traders, craftmen, mountain men and French colonial artillery re-enactors on hand, as well as black powder enthusiasts. The 2009 dates will be announced shortly.

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  • Lucas Oil Speedway Wheatland, Missouri

    The Lucas Oil Speedway is a banked, 3/8 mile dirt track, located in Wheatland, Missouri, approximately 60 miles southwest of Osage Beach. The track's weekly schedule runs from April until September, and features both Street Stock, and A Modified racing. The track also hosts special events throughout the racing season such as Tractor Pulls, the...

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  • Stockton's Pub & Grill-Weekly Special...

    Stockton's Pub & Grill, a newly re-modeled, and re-opened restaurant, which is located at the Osage Beach Premium Outlet Mall holds the following weekly events: On Friday evenings they host Date Night, where the first round of drinks is free with dinner purchases. Saturday is Cuisine Night, offering varied international menus, and on Sundays, they...

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  • Tan-Tar-A Resort - Children's Activities

    Tan-Tar-A Resort, in Osage Beach, offers numerous activities for children. Besides the outdoor swimming pool, and a heated indoor pool, the resort also offers the Timber Falls Indoor Waterpark, which has 600 feet of waterslides, a large "treehouse", and towers. There are concessions available. Waterpark passes are $ 17.00 per child, per day for...

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  • Willmore Lodge

    The Willmore Lodge, which overlooks the Lake of the Ozarks, was constructed in 1930, and was added to the National Historic Register in 1998. It is unique for it's log construction. The Lodge was constructed by the Union Electric Company, which was overseeing the construction of the nearby Bagnell Dam. The lodge has over 25 rooms. Some of these are...

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  • New Year's Eve Party at Four Seasons

    They have a huge party every New Year's Eve. This year's festivities include a Speakeasy theme from the 20's and 30's prohibition era. Staff will be dressed in gangster and flapper costumes. The party includes a dinner of Waldorf salad, Beef Tenderloin Forestier, leg of lamb with mint sauce, Lobster Thermador, Cherries Jubilee, and Bananas Foster....

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  • More Boobies than Mardi Gras, Party Cove...

    Party cove is big especially on major holidays like memorial day, the 4th, and labor day. This 4th was perfect weather. How this works is you get up early in the morning to secure a good spot. Everyone attaches thier boats to each other and parties. Girls show their breasts for beads and the guys rock with their cocks out. This party is for all...

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  • A Golfer's Paradise - Lake of the...

    The Ozarks have become the place to go for awesome golf courses. There are courses designed by Arnold Palmer, Tom Weiskopf, Robert Trent Jones Sr., Bruce Devlon & Robert Hagge. The Lake offers 261 holes of premier golf. Check out this website for the local courses...

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  • While at the Marriott, take...

    While at the Marriott, take advantage of all the water sports available. The wave runners were so much fun.

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Osage Beach Restaurants

  • Excellent Food and Service!

    We had heard there was a new restaurant near the outlet malls so we decided to try it. We are so glad we did! The food and the service was excellent. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. We had our kids with us and it wasn't a problem at all, in fact they ended up getting play mustaches and having a great time putting them on and being goofy. The...

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  • Great Seafood Nachos

    Three levels of the restaurant, one indoor area where bands play, one open air lower deck and one upper level covered but a hut and has a bar, all overlooking the lake. also has a boat dock where you can park your boat right at the restaurantvery casual, during the summer all you need is a swimsuit. lots of eye candy to look at. My favorite dish...

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  • Best Kept Secret at the Lake

    The food at HK's is simply put, FANTASTIC. What we liked about HK's was their menu offering steaks, seafood and pasta as well as Lamb and Veal. A pleasant dining experience where we could enjoy a great view of the Lake of the Ozarks and their beautiful japanese garden. They are open year round so in the summer we enjoy going by boat and throughout...

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  • Best Steaks at the Lake

    My husband is a steak fanatic and he says this is the best steak at the lake. I love their fish specials. It's kindof a romantic atmosphere, but you can wear shorts/jeans. They have a great wine list too. Service is always very good (the owner is always the one who greets and seats you) and the wait staff is always very accommodating and...

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  • Romantic Waterfront Dining

    In my opinion, The Duck has the best seafood at the Lake. I love their Red Snapper! My husband thinks their steaks are just okay. We love to go by boat to this restaurant and then dine outside on the deck overlooking the lake! Red Snapper

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  • Best Mexican Restaurant

    This is the best mexican food i have ever had. Anytime i go to the lake or even drive through it i always seem to find an excuse to stop here. I had the pescado last time and it was awesome. They also have a great queso/artichoke dip I think the pescado is my favorite but everything here is great. best margaritas at the lake

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  • It's All Happening at the Toad Cove!

    The Toad Cove is a premier destination at the Lake of the Ozarks. The Horny Toad is one of the restaurants. They serve everything from salads to sandwiches to chicken, fish or steak in a casual upbeat atmosphere.You can get to this place by car or boat. It's right on the water at the 7MM.

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  • Good Italian Food in Osage Beach

    My mother and I take regular shopping trips to Osage Beach and each time we go we either eat at The Pasta House or Mexican. This place is really good and reasonably priced, especially at lunch. Chicken Parmesan and their house salad, yummy!

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  • Windrose on the Water

    Intimate lakeside dining in a very romantic setting with a memorable view. A superb menue featuring beef, veal and seafood is complimented by a carefully selected wine list. The seafood platter is to die for.

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Osage Beach Nightlife

  • A Party on the Water - Visit Toad Cove

    The Toad Cove complex is the place to be! It is made up of a couple restaurants and bars/clubs, both indoor and outdoor. We went on August 19th and watched a band called Ten Down who just rocked! Everyone was dancing, drinking, and having a great time. It's located right on the water, at the 7mm if you are coming by boat. There is plenty of boat...

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  • Nightwinds Lounge

    The main entertainment lounge featuring live music for dancing or relaxing. A great place for friends to gather after dinner, located next to the Cliff Room Restaurant.

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Osage Beach Shopping

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    by Jewelslover Written Jun 12, 2005

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    This outlet mall is awesome. It's really large, with 110 shops. Here are a list of some of the best stores:

    Bass Shoes & Clothing, Adidas, Calvin Klein, Casual Corner, Eddie Bauer, Gap, Jones New York, Nautica, Polo Ralph Lauren, Quicksilver, Reebok, Coach, Bath & Body Works, Pfaltzgraff, and Tommy Hilfiger.

    Check out the website for the complete listing.

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Osage Beach Tourist Traps

  • by ballwinmom Written Jun 23, 2006

    Jb Hooks Restaurant
    2260 Bagnell Dam Blvd.
    Lake Ozark, MO 65049
    (573) 365-3255
    www.jbhooks.com

    Boy, if there is a prototype for a tourist trap, this restaurant is it. First, the billing of "best view of the lake." Well, it depends on where you sit. Mostly you have a good view of the bridge. But the biggest dissapointment about this restaurant is the outrageous, I mean OUTRAGEOUS prices. We're talking entrees that start at $28 and go up to $73 for the surf & turf. Average entree price is about $35. Drinks are equally as expensive, and forget about small prices on the kids' menu - how about $21 for a kid's size filet?

    Granted, there are some restaurants around the country and abroad where prices such as this are warranted, and I've eaten in more than a few. When you're paying this kind of money, you expect spactacular food, outstanding service and a meal that will be memorable. Sometimes, you decide to pay for excellence. Not here. Oh, you pay, but waht you get is mediocre, passable and not at all memorable. The food is good but nothing special. The service is good to very good, but again, not outstanding. I'd say when you're in Missouri save your money for when you can go to Tony's or Busch's Grove in St. Louis and get what you pay for.

    Unique Suggestions: Simply don't go unless you feel like being ripped off.

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    • Family Travel
    • Food and Dining

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Osage Beach Favorites

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    by SeaBreezeUSA Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: You must stay at the Marriott's Tan-Tar-A Resort Goldf Club and Spa. There is so much to do, besides golfing. Whether for forte is golf, boating, horseback riding, bowling or racquet games, this resort is a must. You will have a great time. The keyword here is 'fun' and much of it!!

    Fondest memory: So much to do and yet so close to nature. I love wandering throught this resort and marveling at its beauty.

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