Thursday, August 25, 2016

Packing Essentials for Your Lake of the Ozarks Vacation

When planning a trip, sometimes packing can be a pain. Often times we save it for the last minute, which makes it more likely that we forget something important. Making a list and checking it off as you pack is a great way to avoid forgetting those items. Summerset Inn Resort has come up with this checklist of essential items for a great weekend getaway at the Lake of the Ozarks!

Packing Checklist 


The Lake of the Ozarks area offers a variety of activities for people of all ages. Depending on your vacation itinerary, there are a few essentials you'll want to make sure and throw in your suitcase!

Boating

Whether you own a boat or are planning to rent one, boating is one of the most popular activities to participate in here at the Lake of the Ozarks. Here's our list of essentials for a day on the water:
  • Swimsuit 
  • Sunscreen 
  • Sunglasses / Hat
  • Hair Ties
  • Flip Flops 
  • Beach Towel 
  • Light Jacket 
  • Bottled Water 
  • First Aid Kit 
  • Water Toys 
  • Light Snacks 
  • Cooler 
If you like fishing, which is another popular activity here at the Lake, be sure to pack your fishing pole and tackle box as well.

Hiking

The Lake of the Ozarks area offers several beautiful parks featuring a variety of hiking trails. If you plan to explore the wilderness a little while you're here, be sure to pack these essentials:
  • Tennis Shoes 
  • Socks
  • Bug Spray 
  • Long Pants
  • Water Bottle 
  • Sunglasses 
  • Backpack 
  • Hat / Hair Ties 
  • First Aid Kit 

Other Activities

No matter what you choose to do with your time on vacation at the Lake of the Ozarks, there are a few essential items you need to bring with you for any overnight stay. Aside from clothes, make sure you pack the following items:
  • Cellphone Charger 
  • Camera, Charger & Extra Batteries
  • Body Lotion
  • Shampoo, Conditioner & Shower Gel 
  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste 
  • Deodorant 
  • Brush and Comb 
  • Make-Up 
  • Razor & Shaving Cream 
  • Prescription Medication
  • GPS, Maps & Directions 
  • Cash, ATM Cards & Credit Cards  
  • Books, Magazines, Playing Cards 
  • Chewing Gum

While you may need to add or remove items from this checklist depending on your personal preferences, we hope this list helps you get a good start on your packing. Summerset Inn Resort in Osage Beach wants to make your stay an enjoyable one, and we offer a variety of accommodation options to fit your needs. Our waterfront resort at the Lake of the Ozarks awaits you!


Summerset Inn Resort & Villas
1165 Jeffries Road Osage Beach, MO  65065
573-348-5073
Email:info@summersetinn.com

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

End Your Summer at Summerset Inn Resort

We're nearing the end of summer, but there's still time to enjoy the warm weather and sunshine at the Lake of the Ozarks. We have 3 great weekends coming up before the season comes to a close. Whether you're looking for a relaxing weekend getaway at the Lake of the Ozarks or a fun-filled vacation, Summerset Inn Resort is the place for you. Let's take a look at what's going on in the upcoming weekends at Lake of the Ozarks.

August 19-21: A Quiet Weekend at the Lake 


This coming weekend is a great, peaceful weekend to come to the Lake, as most of the kids have returned to school and it's pretty quiet. If you're looking for a romantic and relaxing weekend, this is the perfect time to come visit. Be sure to check out the Midwest Wine & Brew Festival on Saturday to taste wines and beers from across the state of Missouri. Book one of our romantic one bedroom suites today!

August 26-28: Shootout Race Weekend 


One of the most anticipated Lake events is almost here. If you enjoy fast boats and meeting new friends, the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout is the event for you. Join other Lake lovers in the long line of boats ready to watch a day full of racing. If being tied up out on the water all day isn't your idea of fun, there's plenty of excitement happening at Captain Ron's and you can watch the races on the Jumbotron. Named one of the nation's eight "must-see" boating events, the Shootout is the largest unsanctioned boat race in the US. Our waterfront resort at the Lake of the Ozarks has limited availability for this weekend, so book soon to be included!

September 2-5: Labor Day Weekend 


Labor Day Weekend marks the end of the summer season at the Lake of the Ozarks. It's one last weekend to get out on the water and have a good time before the cooler weather starts creeping up on us. There's no better place to spend your holiday weekend than the Lake of the Ozarks. From great live music and fine dining to awesome fireworks displays, Labor Day Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks is enjoyable for people of all ages.

For the best accommodations at the Lake of the Ozarks, check out Summerset Inn Resort in the heart of Osage Beach! Our central location, by land and by water, puts you just minutes from the best dining, shopping and attractions. Choose from one, two, three or five bedroom units - we've got something for any size group. Give us a call at 573-348-5073 to book your reservations today!


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1165 Jeffries Road Osage Beach, MO  65065
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Friday, August 12, 2016

Stay in the Heart of the Lake Area

When choosing Summerset Inn Resort for your vacation at the Lake of the Ozarks, you're moving up to one of the finest small resorts on the the Lake! Our resort is located in the "Heart" of the Lake area, beautiful Osage Beach, Missouri. When you stay with us, you're just a short distance from great dining options, shopping, golf courses, and other attractions. Here are just a few of the things you can enjoy within 10 minutes (depending on summer traffic) of our waterfront resort at the Lake of the Ozarks:

Dog Days is Within Walking Distance of Summerset Inn
Restaurants and Bars

  • Dog Days Bar & Grill 
  • Topsider 
  • J. Bruner's Restaurant
  • Zen 
  • Chevy's Bar & Grill 
  • Sergio's Taqueria 
  • Wobbly Boots BBQ 
  • Pappo's Pizzeria 
  • Tirebiters Peanut Pub 
  • Domenico's Italian Restaurant 
  • Li'l Rizzo's 
  • Wicked Willie's Sports Grill 
  • On the Rise Restaurant & Bakery 
  • Bahama Bistro 

Outdoor Mall Featuring Over 110 Stores
Shopping 

  • Osage Beach Premium Outlets 
  • Bed, Bath & Beyond 
  • Dick's Sporting Goods 
  • The Shops at Blair's Landing 
  • Victoria Station 
  • Stone Crest Mall 
  • Target 
  • Marshalls 
  • Ross 
  • Maurices 
  • Shoe Carnival 
  • Jo-Ann Fabrics & Crafts

Golf Courses

  • Sycamore Creek 
  • The Oaks
  • Hidden Lakes  
  • Bear Creek

Aerial View of Summerset Inn Resort
Other Attractions 

  • Celebration Cruises 
  • Putt'n Stuff Family Fun Center 
  • Lazer Force Lazer Tag 
  • Main Street Music Hall 
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf 
  • Timber Falls Indoor Waterpark
  • Get Air Trampoline Park (Opening Soon)
  • Miner Mike's 

Accommodations & Amenities at Summerset


Whether you're looking for a quiet getaway for you and your spouse or a nice family vacation, Summerset Inn is the place for you! Our accommodations range from one to five bedrooms. In addition to all the nearby attractions, there's plenty to do right here at our Lake of the Ozarks resort! Go for a swim in our lakeside pool or lounge around in the sun on our giant deck area. We also offer a barbeque area that is great for gathering with family and friends. Play a game of shuffleboard or watch the youngsters have fun on the playground. There's something for everyone to enjoy at Summerset Inn Resort & Villas in Osage Beach!


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1165 Jeffries Road Osage Beach, MO  65065
573-348-5073
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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Spend Labor Day Weekend at Beautiful Lake of the Ozarks!

August is here and the last big weekend of the summer season is just about a month away. There's no better place to spend your long holiday weekend than the the Lake of the Ozarks. Why? Your favorite Lake of the Ozarks resort is here to give you several reasons to come see us this Labor Day Weekend!

Labor Day Weekend at the Lake! 


There's no shortage of fun at the Lake during the summer, especially during holiday weekends. From live music to fireworks, we've got something for everyone to enjoy. Here are just a few of the great things you can participate in this Labor Day Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Fireworks

Labor Day Weekend just wouldn't be complete without some fireworks. Check out these awesome displays while you're down for the long weekend:
  • Old Kinderhook - September 2 
  • Bear Bottom Resort - September 3 
  • Tan-Tar-A - September 4 
  • The Lodge of Four Seasons - September 4 

Live Music 

The Lake area is known for having great live music all throughout the summer and Labor Day Weekend is no different. Check out some of these great entertainment acts while you're here celebrating: 
  • Trixie Delight & Rivertown @ H. Toads - September 2-4
  • Morgan Highway @ Picklehead's Roadhouse - September 2 
  • Outshyne w/Guest Sequoia Drive @ Picklehead's Roadhouse - September 3 

Find Family-Friendly Accommodations at Summerset!


Holiday weekends are a great time to get together with the family. At Summerset Inn Resort, you'll see that we're the most family-friendly place around. We offer a large deck by the pool for lounging and socializing, plus the BBQ area is also great for gathering with friends and family. Our central location makes getting to dining and shopping easy! No matter the size of your family, Summerset Inn Resort is the perfect place for you to stay this Labor Day Weekend!

Now is the time to secure your reservations at the best waterfront resort at the Lake of the Ozarks! Labor Day Weekend is a popular time for visitors to enjoy the Lake one last time before the season is complete. Give Summerset Inn a call at 573-348-5073 to book your reservations with us today. From one room units up to 5 bedrooms, we've got accommodations for any size group you wish to bring down for a fun-filled weekend!


Summerset Inn Resort & Villas
1165 Jeffries Road Osage Beach, MO  65065
573-348-5073
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Thursday, July 28, 2016

August Events at the Lake of the Ozarks

Summer may be winding down, but the fun doesn't have to stop! August is filled with a variety of family-fun activities and events for people of all ages to enjoy. The best resort at the Lake of the Ozarks has all the details on the great events happening all month long:

Great Bagnell Dam Duck Drop Golf Tournament

Ozark Coast Kiwanis will host the Great Bagnell Dam Duck Drop Golf Tournament! Entry includes 10 duck drop tickets per player for the Duck Drop event on August 6.

Date: Friday, August 5
Time: 1:30 Shotgun Start
Place: The Ridge Golf Course at Lodge of Four Seasons


Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour featuring Andrew Frank


Date: Friday, August 5
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Seven Springs Winery


Laurie Hillbilly BBQ Cook-Off 

Enjoy two fun-filled days of BBQ competition, with cash prizes!

Date: Friday & Saturday, August 5-6
Time: 9:15 AM to 4:00 PM
Place: Laurie Fairgrounds

Dueling Dogs 

The latest and most exciting competition in canine aquatic sports delivers one of the most incredible canine competition environments one will ever experience.

Date: Friday thru Sunday, August 5-7
Place: Dog Days Bar & Grill

The Great Bagnell Dam Duck Drop

Enjoy playing in the family fun zone with all types of kids games, inflatables, face decorating, dunking booth and more! Fun zone bands are $5 per child for unlimited fun. Then watch thousands of rubber duckies race on the Osage River to see who winners $5,000 cash!

Date: Saturday, August 6
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Duck Drop at Noon
Place: Below the Dam 

Parmalee Live in Concert 


Date: Saturday, August 6
Time: Gates Open at 6:00 PM, Showtime 7:45 PM
Place: Ozarks Amphitheater

C.O.P.S. National Golf Tournament

The Missouri Conservation Agents’ Association will host Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) National Golf Tournament in Camdenton, MO. The format is a four-person scramble.

Date: Sunday, August 7
Time: Noon
Place: Old Kinderhook 

Hot Summer Nights: "Since '66, 50 Years of Cruising The Strip"

All makes and models of cars, trucks, and motorcycles will line the Strip and cruise around.

Date: Friday, August 12
Time: 6:00 to 11:00 PM
Place: The Bagnell Dam Strip

Ted Nugent Sonic Baptizm Tour w/Special Guest Head East


Date: Friday, August 12
Time: Doors Open at 6:00 PM, Showtime 8:00 PM
Place: Ozarks Amphitheater

Dinner Theater 

Play “Don’t Tell Mother” by Monk Ferris and Dinner tickets are $15 per person. 

Date: Friday & Saturday, August 12-13
Time: Doors Open at 5:30 PM, Dinner at 6:00 PM, Curtain Opens at 7:00 PM
Place: Camden County Museum

The Lake Walk/Run for the Fallen

In coordination with the national tribute memorial run, “Run for the Fallen,” Lake of the Ozarks will be hosting the 6th annual walk/run to honor our American heroes. The event is free and open to the public however donations will be accepted for the Flags for Freedom.

Date: Saturday, August 13
Time: 9:00 AM
Place: Camdenton Middle School Theater

LOWA August Paddlers Kayak Meet-Up

Experienced paddlers will enjoy the opportunity to paddle with and exchange information with other Lake of the Ozarks area kayak paddlers.

Date: Saturday, August 13
Time: 9:00 AM to Noon
Place: Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Poker Run to Benefit Warriors Against Melanoma 

Turn in your hand at 5 pm at any stop on the Poker Run. Prize Party will be held at Topsider.

Date: Saturday, August 13
Time:10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Party at Topsider After Poker Run 
Place: Bulldog's Beach House, Nautifish, Larry's On the Lake, Paradise, Shorty Pants, Dog Days Bar & Grill and Topsider

City of Lake Ozark 50th Anniversary

Starting at 9:30 at City Hall, the Mayor and other city Officials will place a Time Capsule in the ground for another 50 Years. After that, the events start on the Bagnell Dam Strip, with acts performing on Luby's Stage and the Dance party Stage on The LIVE Stage with a 1966 Theme. Local businesses will be offering some back to 1966 pricing. Fireworks will begin to close out the evening at dusk. 

Date: Saturday, August 13
Time: 9:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Place: Lake Ozark City Hall & Bagnell Dam Strip 

Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Golf Tournament 

Registration and lunch begins at 12:00 pm with a 1:00 pm shotgun start for the tournament. Awards will be given immediately following the tournament. 

Date: Sunday, August 23
Time: 12:00 PM
Place: Old Kinderhook

Photo From: LakeoftheOzarksShootout.com

Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Events

The largest unsanctioned boat race in the US, named one of the nation’s eight “must-see” boating events according to Powerboat Magazine, the Shootout will take place for the ninth year at Captain Ron’s Bar & Grill in Sunrise Beach. Events leading up to the races will begin August 19 and include the mini shootout, a poker run, shootout on the strip and more! 

Date: August 19 - August 28  
Place: Captain Ron's and other locations at Lake of the Ozarks

C.O.P.S. Blue Ribbon 5K

Come support Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) at the annual Blue Ribbon 5K Run/Walk. This family-friendly run will feature a great race course.

Date: Saturday, August 20
Time: Registration at 6:30 AM, Race at 8:30 AM
Place: Linn Creek City Park 

Joker's Wild Stand Comedy & Magic 


Date: Saturday, August 20
Time: 9:00 PM
Place: The Lodge of Four Seasons

Midwest Wine & Brew Festival 

The Midwest Wine and Brew Festival is easily one of Missouri's most recognizable summer festivals. Wineries and breweries from across the state provide samples to guests, along with vendors and restaurants from the Lake Ozark area.

Date: Saturday, August 20
Time: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Place: The Lodge of Four Seasons

Are you planning on attending any of these great events? Be sure to book your reservations at the BEST waterfront resort at the Lake of the Ozarks now! Summerset Inn Resort is centrally located in the heart of the Lake of the Ozarks area, making it an easy drive to any of these great events. Give us a call at 573-348-50703 today!


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1165 Jeffries Road Osage Beach, MO  65065
573-348-5073
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Friday, July 22, 2016

Take a Family Vacation Before School Starts

As summer begins to wind down, it's almost time for Back to School! While many of you may be ready for a break from having the kids at home all the time, others of you may be thinking about how you can spend more time with them before school starts back up. Bring the kids to Summerset Inn Resort for one last family-fun-filled weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks before they have to get back to the books!

A Weekend Getaway


No matter where you live in Missouri, the Lake of the Ozarks is easily accessible for a short weekend trip. With the school season just around the corner, you may not have time for a big vacation, but you can have just as much fun here at the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks. There are plenty of exciting things for the kids to do!

1. Rent a Boat.


One of the most popular things to do at the Lake of the Ozarks, obviously, is boating. Rent a boat or some jet skis and get out on the water for some family bonding. From tubing and skiing to just swimming around in a quiet cove, the Lake offers endless fun for a day on the water.

2. Visit a Cave.


Bridal Cave is one of America's most scenic cave tours. Guided tours leave every few minutes and last approximately one hour. Park interpreters will lead you through room after room of incredible mineral deposits, all while you enjoy a refreshing 60° environment. A tour through Bridal Cave is a family adventure you will never forget.  

3. Go to a Waterpark.


Big Surf Waterpark offers fun for all ages! With a variety of rides and attractions, you'll have an entire day's worth of fun. Take an exhilarating four story drop down the Lake's largest half pipe or relax as you float around the 600 foot lazy river. For younger children, the park offers a zero-entry pool with water levels from just 6 to 18 inches.

Photo Credit: Miner Mike's Website
4. Play Some Games. 


Bring the family to Miner Mike's! This family fun center features exciting rides, challenging games, simulators and great food! Challenge your family to a game of air hockey or take the kids through the maze and ball pit area. Rain or shine, it's always a good time at Miner Mike's!

Summerset Inn Resort offers the perfect accommodations for your family vacation. When you arrive, you'll find we're the most family-friendly resort at the Lake of the Ozarks! Lounge around and watch the kids swim in our lakeside swimming pool. The resort is centrally located in Osage Beach, so you're just minutes from all the activities and attractions, as well as fine dining, shopping and more! Give us a call at 573-348-5073 to book your reservations with us today! 


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1165 Jeffries Road Osage Beach, MO  65065
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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Why People Keep Coming Back To Summerset Inn Year After Year

When you choose to vacation at the Lake of the Ozarks, there are a variety of lodging options to choose from. However, when you choose Summerset, you're moving up to one of the finest small resorts in the area. In today's blog, we want to show you why Summerset Inn guests keeping coming back year after year. Here's what some of our guests had to say about their stay with us at the best waterfront resort at the Lake of the Ozarks:


Testimonials from Happy Guests


"Great place to spend a vacation. Great pool, fishing and great rooms." - Charlie Rauh

"Very awesome place. Stayed in their apartment rental and it was very clean and had the best view anyone could ask for. Got away on a girl's weekend and this place was the best. Price was great and the people are very friendly. ...highly recommend this place to anyone..." - Carolyn Gibson-Agee

"Great place at Lake of the Ozarks! Definetly stay again! Friendly and helpful staff! Close to shopping. Quiet cove!" - Susan Mays-Rauh

"Very clean, great access and views to the lake, spacious units and reasonably priced! We love this place!" - Kelly Braden 

"It was a great place to stay and would highly recommend." - Valenti Dawn 

"Amazing place!! Amazing staff!! My family LOVED it!" - Nicole Kistner

 "We love this place have been coming here for years!!" - Teresa Thompson


Summerset Inn Resort


When you arrive at Summerset, you'll discover one of the most family-friendly resorts at the Lake of the Ozarks. Our accommodations range from one to five bedrooms, offering a variety of options for different sized groups. Resort units are designed to make your stay enjoyable, no matter how long you're here. On the 19 mile marker of the Lake, Summerset Inn is centrally located in the heart of Osage Beach, making all your dining, golf, shopping and attractions easily accessible by water or by land. Stay, relax and keep coming back to Summerset Inn Resort


Summerset Inn Resort & Villas
1165 Jeffries Road Osage Beach, MO  65065
573-348-5073
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