Wednesday, August 31, 2016

What To Do This Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Weekend is coming up fast. There are many exciting activities to do this holiday weekend to end the summer right. From boating to firework displays to live music. The Lake area is the place to be this Labor Day Weekend! If you are planning a vacation at the Lake of the Ozarks for this weekend, Keys to the Lake has a few ideas on how you can spend this holiday weekend:


Live Music


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Morgan Highway

All ages show with no cover charge.

Where: Picklehead's Roadhouse, 1013 State Rd. TT in Sunrise Beach

When: Sept. 2; Gates open at 5:00 p.m.

Outshyne with Guest Seqouia Drive

All ages show with no cover charge. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. and concert starts at 8:00 p.m.

Where: Picklehead's Roadhouse, 1013 State Rd. TT in Sunrise Beach

When: Sept. 3; Gates open at 5:00 p.m. Concert begins at 8:00 p.m.

In addition to these shows, many waterfront bars will offer live music over Labor Day Weekend. 


Fireworks at the Lake of the Ozarks


Old Kinderhook Labor Day Fun Fest

Festivities include clowns, bounce houses, face painting, games, and free live entertainment. Call 573-317-4314 for more information.

When: Friday, Sept. 2 from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Where: 20 Eagle Ridge Road; south of Camdenton

Bear Bottom Resort Labor Day Fireworks

When: Saturday, Sept. 3; Fireworks begin at 9:45 p.m.

Where: View by land at 123 Bear Bottom Drive in Sunrise Beach or by water at the 38 MM.
Parking is limited, so please arrive early. For more information, call 573-374-6905.

Fireworks at the 5 MM of the Main Channel

When: Saturday, Sept. 3 beginning at 8:30 p.m.

Where: View by water at the 5 MM of the main channel or by land at the intersection of Glenna Dr. and Winton Rd. There will be limited parking, so arrive early.

Tan-Tar-A Resort Labor Day Fireworks

When: Sunday, Sept. 4 from 8:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Where: View the Tan-Tar-A Resort Fireworks by water at the 26 MM.

Tropic Island Cruises Fireworks Cruise

When: Sunday, Sept. 4; Boarding begins at 7:00 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. departure. 

Where: 494 Tan Tar A Drive in Osage Beach. View the Tan-Tar-A Resort fireworks display aboard the Tropic Island Cruises yacht. 

The Lodge of Four Season Labor Day Fireworks

When: Sunday, Sept. 4 from 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. 

Where: View by land at 315 Four Seasons Drive in Lake Ozarks or by water at the 13 MM.

Celebration Cruises Fireworks Cruise

View The Lodge of Four Seasons fireworks display aboard one of the Celebration Cruises yachts. 

When: Sunday, Sept. 4; Boarding 7:30 p.m. with a 8:00 p.m. departure. 

Celebration 1: 5076 Davis Drive in Osage Beach
Celebration 2: Bagnell Dam Blvd. in Lake Ozarks 

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks


There are many exciting activities this holiday weekend. We still have several homes available around the Lake area for this Labor Day Weekend. If you are needing a place to stay for you Lake of the Ozarks vacation, visit our website at www.KeysToTheLake.com to view our available vacation homes. We have homes of all sizes, so no matter how many people are joining you on your vacation at the Lake of the Ozarks, we have a rental to suit your needs. 


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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Now's The Time To Plan Your Fall Golfing Trip!

Next to boating, golfing is one of the most popular activities to do while visiting the Lake of the Ozarks. If you visit the Lake of the Ozarks, you can experience some of the best courses in Midwest. If you are traveling to test your skills on the green, make sure you stay at Lake of the Ozarks' best vacation rental company. Keys to the Lake has all the information on the area's best courses, so you can plan your Lake of the Ozarks golf vacation properly:


Bear Creek
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Bear Creek Valley Golf Course


Bear Creek Valley Golf Club winds through 250 acres of Ozark forest, meadows and scenic valleys along the "Little Bear Creek." This course ensures enjoyable, yet challenging, round of golf with zoysia fairways, subtle L93 bentgrass greens and multiple tee settings. 
Holes: 18 Par: 72 Type: Public 
910 HWY 42 Osage Beach, MO 

The Cove at The Lodge of Four Seasons


Designed by Robert Trent Jones, this signature golf course challenges golfer of all skill levels. With 72 bunkers, rolling hills and water this 71 par course is "anything but tame." The breathtaking views of the Lake will leave golfers wanting another round at this legendary golf course.
Holes: 18 Par: 71 Type: Public 
315 Four Seasons Drive Lake Ozark, MO


The Ridge
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The Ridge at The Lodge of Four Seasons



The Ridge was opened to offer a true golf resort experience with a gold to offer a resort style course that all players can enjoy. With rolling hills, natural rock outcroppings, native wildflowers and beautiful views of the Lake, this golf the Ridge will have golfers leaving with a smile. This course is like no other in the Midwest. 
Holes: 18 Par: 72 Type: Public
170 Seasons Ridge Rd. Lake Ozark, MO

Eldon Golf Club


The Eldon Golf Club features a layout with four tee locations that challenges golfers of all skill levels. Set with a backdrop of wooded areas, rolling hills and creeks, this golf course is sure to please even the most experienced golfer.
Holes: 18 Par: 71 Type: Semi-private 
35 Golf Course Rd. Eldon, MO 

Hidden Lakes
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Hidden Lakes at Tan-Tar-A Resort 


Ranked by USA Today as one of the best nine-hole courses in the U.S., Hidden Lakes features zoysia fairways and large bentgrass greens. Situated inside the gates of the beautiful Tan-Tar-A Resort, this course is perfect for spending the afternoon with your family. 
Holes: 9 Par: 35 Type: Public
494 Tan-Tar-A Dr. Osage Beach, MO


The Oaks Course at Tan-Tar-A Resort


A part of the Tan-Tar-A resort, this beautiful course was designed by world-renowned architects Bruce Devlin and Robert Von Hagge. Carved out of the natural Ozark hills, this championship layout relies on accurate shots and strategic course management. Multiple tee boxes allow golfers of all skill levels to enjoy the beautiful Bermuda and zoysia fairways. 
Holes: 18 Par: 71 Type: Public


Lake Valley
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Lake Valley Golf Club


Featuring six par threes, six par fours and six par fives, Lake Valley Golf Club has been voted the #1 course at the Lake. Generous fairways and large greens with back to front slope provide golfers with a uniquely challenging course. 
Holes: 18 Par: 72 Type: Public
397 C.C. Blair Dr. Camdenton, MO

Old Kinderhook Golf Resort


A Tom Weiskopf design that features rolling hills, rock waterfall and flowering trees. This course boasts spectacular views, elevations and a championship layout. Enjoy one of the Midwest's finest courses that offer golfers of all skill levels a memorable time. 
Holes: 18 Par: 72 Type: Public
20 Eagle Ridge Rd. Camdenton, MO 

Osage National
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Osage National Golf Resort


The original 18 holes were designed by Arnold Palmer in 1992 and feature 7,150 yards of zoysia fairways and bentgrass greens. An additional nine holes were added to create three 18-hole combinations. The tranquil setting of forest, rolling hills, lakes, creeks and bluff provide the backdrop for a challenging, but enjoyable, round of golf. 
Holes: 27 Par: 27 (all) Type: Public
400 Osage Hills Rd. Lake Ozark, MO


Sycamore Creek Golf Club


This unique course is built around an internationally known fish hatchery. Having the water close to the golf course adds to the excitement and uniqueness of the course. The layout of Sycamore winds back to the clubhouse after nine holes, where you could take a break and grab lunch before heading back to finish the back nine. 
Holes: 18 Par: 72 Type: Public

Stay with Keys to the Lake During Your Golfing Vacation


While on your golfing excursion, make sure you stay with the best vacation rental company at the Lake of the Ozarks. We have homes of all sizes, so whether you're traveling alone or with the whole family, Keys to the Lake can accommodate your needs. To view our available homes, visit www.KeysToTheLake.com or call us at 573-964-5397.


"We don't aspire to be the largest company in the region. Rather, we are determined to be the best at what we do!" ~ Mark Krantz, Owner

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Close Out Your Summer With Great Lake of the Ozarks Events

Summer is coming to an end, but there is still time to fit in a fun vacation at the Lake of the Ozarks. There are many events still to come that will create lasting memories and be a great way to end your summer. The best vacation rental company at the Lake of the Ozarks has all the information about these events that will close out the summer.


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Shootout Festivities


There are events all week long leading up to the races, including poker runs, mini shootouts, a treasure hunt and more! 

Annual Mini Shootout - August 19 - 21 - Ha Ha Tonka Springs Cove 

Watch radio controlled powerboat replicas compete for the Mini Top Gun title. 

Lil' Boat & Pontoon Shootout Poker Run - August 19 - Multiple Venues

The shootouts first ever poker run with dual starting points. Participants will start at either Captain Ron's Bar & Grill or Franky & Louie's and finish at a point in the middle. 

The Great Shootout Treasure Hunt - August 22 - Captain Ron's Bar & Grill

Go on a treasure hunt and find hidden treasure at Captain Ron's Car & Grill. There will be a social hour, treasure hunt and plenty of prizes! Tickets are available at Captain Ron's, Cannon Smoked Saloon and Kids Harbor. All proceeds benefit Kids Harbor. 

Shootout Auction - August 25 - Performance Boat Center

Live auction to raise money for local charities, including several Lake area fire-rescue teams. 

Shootout Poker Run - August 26 - Multiple Waterfront Venues

The poker run will start at Franky & Louie's and visit multiple different stops before ending at Captain Ron's Bar & Grill. 

Visit www.LakeoftheOzarksShootout.com for more information on the events.

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Lake of the Ozarks Shootout


When: August 27 - 29

Where: Captain Ron's Bar & Grill and 33 - 34.5MM

The shootout brings many different powerboat racers from across the country to the Lake of the Ozarks. The Lake of the Ozarks Shootout is held at Captain Ron's Bar & Grill and the 33 - 34.5 MM. With over 100 racers and 100,000 spectators, you will not want to miss this event! Proceeds from the event will benefit the Lake Area Rescue Teams, as well as many other charitable organizations. 

Midwest Wine & Brew Festival


When: August 20

Where: The Lodge of Four Seasons

Try samples from wineries and breweries from across Missouri at the Midwest Wine & Brew Festival. There will also be vendors and restaurants from the Lake Ozark area and live entertainment throughout the event. For more information on the event, call 573-964-1008.

Labor Day Fireworks Fun Fest


When: September 2

Where: Old Kinderhook

Start Labor Day Weekend off with a free family fun event. There will be live music, bounce houses, face painting, Games and more! End the day with a beautiful fireworks display. 

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Lake of the Ozarks Air Show


When: September 10

Where: Camdenton Memorial Lake Regional Airport

The event features multiple air show acts, vendor booths, a ping pong drop and other fun kid activities. 

16th Annual Fall Festival


When: September 10

Where: Osage Beach City Park

The Fall Festival is fun for the whole family and includes many free activities for kids, such as a petting zoo, bounce houses, Bow Wow contest, fishing and pellet shoot and more! There will also be great food and live entertainment.

PWC Ride For Freedom


When: September 11

Where: Surdyke's Port 20

Join Surdyke Yamaha in remembering those who sacrifice their lives for our freedom with the PWC Ride For Freedom. Riders will hop on their PWC and take off from Surdyke's Port 20 to Truman Dam and back. This free community-wide event will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast and end with a dinner at Surdyke's Port 20 upon return. Preregistration at www.SurdykeYamaha.com is required. 

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10th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest


When: September 15 - 18

Where: Lake Wide Event

The 10th annual Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest will feature beautiful scenic rides, great parties, vendors and rockin' concerts. There will also be a chance to win a custom Harley-Davidson motorcycle. For more information, visit www.LakeBikefest.com

Finish Your Summer Off Right at Lake of the Ozarks


These are just a few of the many events still to come at the Lake of the Ozarks. If you are thinking of a Lake of the Ozarks vacation, make sure you stay with the best vacation rental company at the Lake of the Ozarks. Visit our website at www.KeysToTheLake.com to check for availability.


"We don't aspire to be the largest company in the region. Rather, we are determined to be the best at what we do!" ~ Mark Krantz, Owner

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Honeymooning at the Lake of the Ozarks

If you are planning your wedding, you may have been daydreaming about where you are going to celebrate afterwards. There are many fun activities to do while on a vacation to the Lake of the Ozarks. There are also many activities that couples can do together, which means it would be the perfect place for a honeymoon! Check out these five couple activities you can do from the best vacation rental company at the Lake of the Ozarks:


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Boating at the Lake


Boating is a popular activity to do at the Lake of the Ozarks. Go exploring and learn about the area’s history at the Aquatic trail or hang out in one of the many coves and have a relaxing day. Don’t have a boat? No problem! There are many different boat rental places at the Lake that offer rentals by the hour or the day. If you are into more adventure, try renting a waverunner. Cruise the Lake together and make memories that will last a lifetime!

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Date Night!


Treat yourself to a much-deserved date night. Planning a wedding can be a bit stressful, so make sure your honeymoon is filled with fun date activities. From mini golf to go carting the Lake has all the traditional date night activities. End your night with dinner at one of Lake of the Ozarks many restaurants. From waterfront bar & grills to fine dining, there is something for every occasion.

Try Some Wine


Lake of the Ozarks is home to several different wineries. Spend the afternoon trying one… or all of them. Enjoy beautiful views and some good local wine, it is the best way to celebrate your nuptials.

Go On a Hike


The Lake area has some gorgeous views. So see the Lake from a new perspective at the Lake of the Ozarks State Parks.  The park has over 12 trails that wind through with lots of different places to go exploring. However, you don’t have to just hike them! There are some trails where you can go biking, backpacking, horseback riding and even boating.

Explore the Caves


Bridal Cave is the perfect place to visit on your honeymoon because it is filled with romance. More than 3,300 weddings have taken place in their underground chapel and lakeside pavilion. Although it’s not only a place to get hitched, over 10,000 couples visit Bridal Cave while on their honeymoon. While Bridal Cave is beautiful, it’s not the only cave at the Lake. There are several other underground locations to go spelunking while on your honeymoon.

Get Your Keys to the Lake


Whether you are having a summer or fall wedding, Lake of the Ozarks is the perfect place to celebrate your nuptials. If you are visiting the Lake of the Ozarks and need a place to stay, come to Lake of the Ozarks’ best vacation rental company. From honeymoons to family reunions, we have many different size homes to fit any type of vacation. Visit our website at www.KeysToTheLake.com to see what homes we have available for your next vacation to the Lake of the Ozarks.

"We don't aspire to be the largest company in the region. Rather, we are determined to be the best at what we do!" ~ Mark Krantz, Owner

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Friday, August 5, 2016

5 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Lake of the Ozarks

Are you looking for a fun family-friendly vacation place? Then look no further! The Lake of the Ozarks is the best recreational Lake according to USA Today. There is so much to do here including boating, golfing, shopping and more. There is fun to be had both on and off the water. Not sure if a vacation to the Lake of the Ozarks if for you? The best vacation rental company at the Lake of the Ozarks has five reasons why you need to visit us soon:

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1. Fun for Everyone


Go-karts, mini golf, bumper cars, playground, laser tag – do we need to continue? The Lake of the Ozarks has it all! There is fun for all ages from waterparks and disc golf courses to hikes and cave tours, there is something that the whole family can enjoy. There are nature programs where you can learn about the types of wildlife you can find around the lake as well which makes for a great family activity.


2. Great Music


If you are looking for a fun night out, live music can be found nearly every night of the week during the summer months. There are a variety of different bands that perform at the various venues at the Lake of the Ozarks from local and regional bands to big name stars. In addition, to live music, there are also a number of DJs that will get your party started. If you want to take a chance and take the stage, there are several open mic nights.

3. The Lake


The Lake is one of the main reasons people visit the area. There are many fun water activities including boating, jet skiing, kayaking, paddle boarding and more. There are many places where you can also rent water toys as well. Have a fun day tubing or water skiing! If floating down the river is more your speed, there are many places where you can rent a raft, canoe and kayak and spend a relaxing day on the river. The opportunities are endless at the Lake of the Ozarks.

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4. Relaxation


There are many ways to relax at the Lake of the Ozarks. Soak up the sun by spending the day on the water, or have a stress free shopping trip. From large outlet malls to specialty shops we have them all. However, there is a wide array of leisure activities at the Lake of the Ozarks. There are many wineries, historical museums and even cruises. Have a stress free vacation when you visit Lake of the Ozarks.

5. Golfing


Every season is golfing season at the Lake of the Ozarks. However, summer is the prime golfing season. When it comes to golfing in the Midwest, Lake of the Ozarks is the place to come. There is more than 13 area golf courses, many of which were designed by notable golfers including Arnold Palmer, Robert Trent Jones, Sr., Tom Weiskopf, Jack Nicklaus and more! Come to Lake of the Ozarks and experience one of the countrys best golfing.

Stay with the Best VacationHomes at the Lake of the Ozarks


Keys to the Lake has a wide array of vacation homes from small condos to large family homes. Whether you are visiting with a friend or bringing your whole family, we have a home that can fit everyone comfortably. If you are ready to plan a trip to the Lake of the Ozarks, we are here to help. Visit our website at www.KeysToTheLake.com to book your trip today.

"We don't aspire to be the largest company in the region. Rather, we are determined to be the best at what we do!" ~ Mark Krantz, Owner

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