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Old 06-20-2022, 08:23 AM   #1
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Things To See & Do In The Ozarks ?

Before we buy a class A DP, we may rent one and go from near Omaha to the lakes of Ozarks & mountains in Missouri. Where are some of the best RV parks, what sights and other things to see and do ?

As a Young child I remember small tourism towns with great little stores, folk bands and lakes.
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Branson comes to mind. And Silver Dollar City.
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Check out Atlas Obscura online for interesting places to see. Lot's of things pop up for the Ozarks on that site.
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Had a house on the Lake of the Ozarks for a number of years. Never camped there so I can't comment much about campgrounds.

The state park is pretty nice but frequently booked. You can rent boats or jet skis to cruise up and down the river but remember it is 90 miles long with several branches. Easy to get lost if its your first time. If you like caves there is Bridal Cave which is great on a hot day. Or take a boat down to Ha Ha Tonka and relax in the cool spring water that feeds into the lake at that point. (Careful, it gets pretty shallow beyond that point.) Or take a long trip up the west side to Big Dicks for lunch and a beer. Marvel at all the amazing houses. Lots of cute shops on the east and west side and along Bagnal Dam road. And restaurants galore! Where do I start on restaurants. Shrimps Daddy's is one of our favorites. Also Paradise grill, Tuckers Shuckers, Shorty Pants, Half sauced BBQ. Too many to count. All depends on which side of the lake you are on. And lots of great Mexican restaurants.

Not much knowledge about Branson.
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As for things to do in the Ozarks, your friend is Google. Google things of interest or to do in Xyz, AR. Lots of things will pop up and choose what would interest you.

If you go to Branson, we really enjoyed the open-air play for Shepherd of the Hills.

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Many caves in the Ozarks. There's one that you take small jeep like vehicles thru the cave. Pretty neat. Prez. Trumans library is in the NW, by Kansas City. Pony express starting point near there as well. Trumans home is west central Mo.
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