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5 Reasons To Invest In Property At The Lake Of The Ozarks

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Do you like to visit the Lake of the Ozarks? Have you ever thought to own your own lake home? There are many reasons why the Lake of the Ozarks is a great place to own a second home. Keys to the Lake offers five reasons why you should consider investing in real estate at the Lake of the Ozarks

1. Centrally Located

The Lake of the Ozarks is a great place to own a second home or condo, as it is right in the middle of not only Missouri, but the United States. It's a rather small town, but if you want to go to a larger city, you don't need to go far. It is just three hours away from Kansas City and St. Louis and only a couple hours away from Springfield and Columbia. 

2. Fun Events Year Round

The Lake of the Ozarks is a very popular summer destination because of the fun, Lake centered events like Aquapolooza and Lake of the Ozarks Shootout. However, the fun doesn't end when summer does, as there are many "off-season" events such as Lake Stock Fall Crawl and the Mardi G…

5 Fun Winter Activities At The Lake Of The Ozarks

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Although the Lake of the Ozarks is a popular place to visit during the summer, it also makes for a great place to visit during the winter season. There are many fun activities for you and your family to enjoy during the winter, such as fishing, exploring caves and more! If you are wanting to visit the Lake of the Ozarks this season, but aren't sure what to do, here are five fun activities you can enjoy:


1. Winter Fishing

Although many think that the water is too frigid to catch any fish, the fact is, it's actually one of the best time to catch some fish at the Lake of the Ozarks. During the winter months, anglers can catch a number of different fish. In fact, you can catch some of the biggest fish in the lake during this season. 

2. Exploring The Caves

No matter the season, it is always a good time to visit the beautiful caves of the Lake of the Ozarks. The area is home to several caves that visitors can explore. The best thing about caves is that no matter the season, they are ar…

Four Winter Travel Tips

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Christmas is at the end of the week and many people will be traveling far and wide to visit their friends and family. Whether you're visiting the Lake of the Ozarks or traveling out of the state, Keys to the Lake wants to make sure you arrive at your destination safely. There will be many travelers this Christmas, so here are a few driving tips to help make your journey a little smoother brought to you by Lake of the Ozarks' best vacation rental company.

1. Check Your Car

Before taking off to your destination, make sure your car is in peak operating condition. The winter weather is rough on our cars, and nothing spoils the holidays like car issues while on the road. Check to make sure your car has the proper amount of engine oil, the correct tire pressure and that the lights are working properly. You can also make things a little easier and have your car serviced at a professional auto shop to make sure it's in tip-top shape.

2. Pack An Emergency Kit

While driving in winter co…

Christmas & New Years At The Lake Of The Ozarks

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Christmas is just around the corner and New Year's Eve will be here before we know it! Visiting the Lake of the Ozarks is a great way to spend the holidays. At the best vacation rental company at the Lake of the Ozarks, we have houses and condos of all sizes. So whether you and your significant other are wanting a quick getaway or you're bringing the whole family, Keys to the Lake can accommodate your needs. To make your Lake of the Ozarks vacation even better, check out these fun events you and your family can enjoy.

Christmas Dinners at the Lake of the Ozarks

Christmas Dinner at J. Bruner's

When: December 24 -25
Where: 5166 Osage Beach Pkwy.
Time: Open at 5:00 p.m. Christmas Eve & 3:00 p.m. Christmas Day
Price: $29
Reservations: 573-348-2966

Christmas Day Buffet at Tan-Tar-A

When: December 25
Where: Black Bear Lodge Restaurant - 494 Tan Tar A Drive
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Price -
Adults: $26.95
Children 4 -12: $12.95
Children 3 & under: Free
Seniors 55 & above: $18.95
Re…

Book Your Lake Of The Ozarks Vacation!

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The Lake of the Ozarks is a beautiful place to visit no matter the season! Although it's not bathing suit weather, there are still many fun activities to do throughout the area. If you are planning a Lake of the Ozarks vacation and need a place to stay, Keys to the Lake is here to help. We have many different vacation home and condos to suit any needs. From large homes to small condos, no matter how many people you bring along, we have something for every family. Here are a few vacation rentals at the Lake of the Ozarks you can stay at during your visit.

Beautiful Tan Tar A Estates Home

Beautiful, 5 bed, 6 bath, waterfront home in Tan Tar A Estates with hot tub, boat dock with a 10x24 slip, screened in and open porches with a gas grill, not to mention a plasma flat screen in the suite and Jacuzzi tub in master bath. This place has all the bells and whistles. Fully stocked kitchen, fireplace, washer and dryer, cable TV and wireless internet included. There's a king bed in the mas…

December Events At The Lake of the Ozarks

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If you are wanting to visit the Lake of the Ozarks this holiday season, there are many fun events happening all over the area. From Christmas parades to dinner with Santa, there are many festive events to celebrate the holiday. If you are visiting the Lake of the Ozarks this season, check out what you can do this month.

Christmas Village & Ice Skating

Fun Christmas activities such as S'Mores around the fire pit, Christmas Carolers, Santa, gingerbread house making, horse-drawn carriage rides, Elf storytelling and more. Plus, you can enjoy the Lake's only outdoor ice rink. 

Where: Old Kinderhook
When:  Christmas Village open weekends until December 25
Phone: For more information, call 573-317-4314

Christmas On Main Street

Celebrate the true meaning of Christmas with Main Street Music Hall with your favorite songs and a night full of laughter. Gabby Bumm and the talented cast is guaranteed to entertain every kid from one to ninety-two with an evening of clean, family fun. 

Where: Mai…

Spend The Holidays at the Lake of the Ozarks

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The holidays are such a wonderful time of the year and it's even better when you get to spend time with your friends and family. While you may normally spend this time at a relative's home, spending the holiday in a vacation rental at the Lake of the Ozarks is also a great way to spend this time of the year. Keys to the Lake offers four reasons to visit the Lake of the Ozarks during the holiday. 

1. Different Size Homes

One of the biggest benefits of renting a vacation home at the Lake of the Ozarks is that there are many different sizes available. From large homes to small condos, Keys to the Lake has something for everyone. So whether you and your spouse are escaping for the holidays or if you are bringing the whole family, we have it all! From large four bedroom homes to small one bedroom condos at the Lake of the Ozarks, Keys to the Lake can meet your rental needs. 

2. No Clean Up Required

Let us worry about the dirty work! You can just relax and enjoy your Lake of the Ozarks …

Turn Your Second Home Into A Vacation Rental

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If you have a vacation home at the Lake of the Ozarks, and you're ready to take the leap and have it make money for you, Keys to the Lake is here to help! We are a full service company that provides you not only the best vacation rentals at the Lake of the Ozarks, but also property management at the Lake of the Ozarks. When you hire Keys to the Lake to manage your vacation home, we handle all the details, so you don't have to worry about a thing! However, there are a few things you need to know before turning your second home into a vacation rental. 

Is Your Home In A Good Location?

Before taking the leap and turning your second home into a Lake of the Ozarks vacation rental, you need to determine if your home would make a good place for people to stay. Is your home in a desirable location? Is it lake front or near other attractions that draw people to the Lake of the Ozarks? If there are other rentals near your home, that is a good sign that your home could also be rented. 

Can …

Thanksgiving at the Lake of the Ozarks!

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Thanksgiving is just a couple weeks away! Do you know how you are going to be spending it? Spending the holiday on a vacation at the Lake of the Ozarks is a great way to spend time with your family and make lasting memories. If you are wanting to spend this holiday at the Lake, there are many different places you can enjoy dinner. Your Lake of the Ozarks vacation rental company has featured a few venues you can join for Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Buffet at Tan-Tar-A

When: November 24; 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: 494 Tan Tar A Drive
Reservations: 573-348-3131
Price - 
Adults: 28.95
Children 4-12: $14.95
Children 3 & under: Free
Seniors 55 & above: $18.95

Thanksgiving Buffet at H.Toad's

When: November 24; 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: 2359 Bittersweet Road
Reservations: 573-365-5630
Price - 
Adults: $26
Seniors: $20
Kids 6-12: $12
Kids 5 & under: Free

Thanksgiving Buffet at The Lodge of Four Seasons

When: November 24; 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where: 315 Four Seasons Dr. 
Reservations: 573-365…