Friday, December 23, 2016

15 Christmas Trivia Questions to Enjoy This Holiday Weekend

Christmas is just two days away! Summerset Inn Resort wants to add to the fun of your festivities with some Christmas trivia to share. Test the knowledge of your family and friends this holiday weekend with these questions! 

Christmas Trivia

1. What did Frosty the Snowman have for a nose?

A. Carrot
B. Button
C. Coal

2. How many gifts would you have if you received all the gifts in the song, "The Twelve Days of Christmas?"

A. 364 Gifts
B. 78 Gifts
C. 144 Gifts

3. What color are the berries of the mistletoe plant?

A. Red
B. Pink
C. White

4. From which country does the Poinsettia plant originate? 

A. Germany
B. Mexico
C. Netherlands

5. Which soda company was the first to use Santa Clause in an advertisement?

A. Pepsi
B. Coca-Cola
C. 7-Up

6. Which president was the first to decorate an indoor Christmas tree at the White House?

A. Franklin Pierce
B. George Washington
C. Abraham Lincoln

7. Which country did the gingerbread house come from?

A. Austria
B. Switzerland
C. Germany

8. What is the name of the Grinch's dog in the movie "How the Grinch Stole Christmas?"

A. Max
B. Sam
C. Pete

9. Which Christmas movie has been played more than any other?

A. A Christmas Story
B. Home Alone
C. It's a Wonderful Life

10. Where was "A Christmas Carol" written?

A. Australia
B. United Kingdom
C. Germany 

11. What Christmas food is made from "marsh-whorts?" 

A. Stuffing
B. Sweet Potatoes
C. Cranberry Sauce

12. In what year was the first commercial Christmas card made? 

A. 1843
B. 1764
C. 1856

13. What is the best selling Christmas song ever? 

A. Jingle Bells
B. White Christmas
C. Silent Night

14. What do traditional Ukrainians put on their Christmas tree for good luck? 

A. A Bird's Nest
B. Goose Feathers
C. A Spider's Web 

15. Who officially declared the date for Christmas to be December 25th? 

A. Pope John Paul
B. Pope Julius I
C. Emperor Constantine

**Christmas Trivia ANSWERS**

1. B - Button 
2. A - 364 Gifts 
3. C - White 
4. B - Mexico 
5. B - Coca-Cola 
6. A - Franklin Pierce 
7. C - Germany 
8. A - Max 
9. C - It's a Wonderful Life 
10. B - United Kingdom 
11. C - Cranberry Sauce 
12. A - 1843
13. B - White Christmas 
14. C - A Spider's Web 
15. B - Pope Julius I

Merry Christmas from your favorite Lake of the Ozarks resort! The 2017 season will be here before you know it, and now is the time to start thinking about summer vacation. Book your stay at Summerset Inn by calling 573348-5073. From one bedrooms up to five, we've got the best accommodations at the Lake of the Ozarks!

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Friday, November 25, 2016

3 Ways to Use Your Leftover Turkey

Let's face it, how many of us actually eat all of that giant turkey we cook for Thanksgiving dinner? Most of us eat leftover turkey for days! In today's blog, your favorite Lake of the Ozarks resort offers a couple recipes to make with your leftover turkey. Enjoy!

Turkey Casserole 

If you have lots of leftovers, more than just turkey, try this turkey casserole. Tired of eating turkey already? This recipe can be frozen and eaten at a later date!

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  • 3 Cups Leftover Stuffing 
  • 4 Cups Leftover Turkey 
  • 2 Cups Leftover Corn (and/or other veggies) 
  • 3 Cups Leftover Mashed Potatoes 
  • 1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese 
  • 3/4 Cup Mayo (or Miracle Whip) 
 *Measurements are approximate; you can use whatever you have left. 

  1. Mix the turkey, corn and mayo together in a bowl. 
  2. Mix the potatoes and the cheese together. 
  3. In a large foil pan, layer the ingredients starting with the stuffing in the bottom. 
  4. Then add the layer of your turkey mixture. 
  5. Top that with the layer of mashed potatoes and cheese. 
  6.  Either cover with foil and freeze OR place it in the oven at 375° for 30 to 40 minutes or until heated.

Slow Cooker Turkey Noodle Soup

A great way to get the most out of your Thanksgiving turkey is to use the leftover carcass to create a delicious turkey noodle soup! 

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Ingredients for Stock: 
  • 1 Turkey Carcass 
  • 1 Onion 
  • 1 Celery Stalk 
  • 1 Carrot 
  • 1/2 tsp Salt 
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper 
  • 1 Bay Leaf 
  • 1/2 tsp Poultry Seasoning 
  • 2 tsp Instant Chicken Bouillon Granules
  • 12 Cups Water 

Ingredients for Soup: 
  • 2 Onions
  • 1 Garlic Clove 
  • 2 Carrots, peeled and chopped 
  • 2 Stalks Celery, chopped 
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Thyme 
  • 1/2 tsp Salt 
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper 
  • 2 Cups Turkey, shredded
  • Noodles, uncooked 
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Parsley Leaves, chopped 

  1. To make the stock, place the turkey carcass is your slow cooker. Add all ingredients listed above for the stock. Cook on low overnight. 
  2. The next morning, strain the broth and pour it back in the slow cooker. 
  3. Remove turkey meat from the bones and set aside. 
  4. For the soup, combine onions, garlic, carrots, celery, thyme, salt and pepper with the broth in the slow cooker.
  5. Cook on high for 4 hours. 
  6. Add turkey, noodles and parsley. 
  7. Cook another 1/2 hour. 
  8. Enjoy your turkey soup! 

Turkey Salad 

For a quick lunch option, consider using leftover turkey to create a turkey salad sandwich!


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  • 1 1/2 Cups Cooked Turkey, diced
  • 1/2 Cup Apple, unpeeled and diced 
  • 1/2 Cup Mayo (or Miracle Whip) 
  • 1 1/2 tsp Curry Powder 
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Ginger 
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper 
  • 1 Stalk Celery, chopped 
  • 2 Green Onions, chopped 

  1. In a bowl, mix all ingredients together. Refrigerate.
  2. Spread the mixture between 2 slices of your favorite bread, and voila, you have a delicious turkey salad sandwich! 

Summerset Inn Resort hopes you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and that you enjoy your turkey leftovers! As we come to the end of the year, its time to start thinking about your 2017 vacation plans. Our waterfront resort at the Lake of the Ozarks is the place to stay, no matter the size of your group. We have one bedrooms units up to 5 bedroom condo-like units. Book your summer 2017 dates by giving us a call at 573-348-5073!

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

7 Reasons Everyone Needs to Take a Vacation

One thing many American's take for granted is their vacation time. Many people feel they are too busy to take a vacation or don't have the money to take a vacation. The truth is you really should take a vacation at least once a year. In today's blog, your favorite Lake of the Ozarks resort offers a few reasons everyone needs to take a vacation, even it's just a short little weekend road trip.

1. To Relieve Stress. 

One of the most important reasons everyone should take a vacation is to reduce the amount of stress in their life. Whether you're experiencing a burnout or you have too much pressure at work, taking a vacation can dramatically reduce that stress. Don't force yourself to keep working with no breaks: your body and mind both need time away from everyday stressors and taking a vacation is a great way to accomplish that.

2. To Prevent Illness. 

Research shows that going on vacation can actually improve your health. Excessive stress on your mind and body can alter your immune system and lead to illness. By reducing that stress, you'll not only feel better emotionally, but also physically. Taking a vacation is a great way to help prevent illness, from the common cold and flu to more serious conditions such as high blood pressure and heart disease.

3. To Increase Happiness. 

Studies have shown that stress can actually alter brain structure, contributing to depression and anxiety. Research shows that women who do not take regular vacations are 3 times more likely to become depressed and anxious. People who take regular vacation on the other hand, report feeling extremely happy with an overall feeling of well-being. Many of those reports stated that effects lasted well after the actual vacation as well.  

4. To Improve Sleep Quality. 

Studies have shown that taking vacations and traveling regularly can actually lead to an almost 20% improvement in sleep quality. Often times, you average an hour more of quality sleep while on vacation and that sleep can also carry on once you're back home.

5. To Increase Productivity. 

Not taking vacation can cause exhaustion, impatience, poor decision making and even illness. Studies show that more vacation time actually increases productivity, and also reduces the number of sick days taken. Reports show that many people feel more creative after taking time off, and they also report feeling more satisfied with their jobs when they're able to take regular vacations.

6. To Recharge and Increase Energy. 

Continuous work with no breaks can make people feel tired, distracted and even blocked. These problems concentrating can easily be rectified with some time off. Surveys show almost 3/4 of people who vacation regularly feel energized and more ready to tackle the tasks at hand.

7. To Learn Something New. 

When you're stuck in the office, doing the same things day after after day, it can be hard to learn something new. Using your vacation time allows you free time to read a book or follow some other interest or hobby. When you take the time to travel to new places, you experience knew things, many of which may give you knowledge to bring back with you.

Make it your goal to vacation more in 2017! Whether it's just a weekend road trip or flying across the country, be sure to take some time for yourself. Summerset Inn Resort is here to help you plan the perfect vacation at the Lake of the Ozarks. From a fun family vacation to a romantic couples getaway, our waterfront resort at the Lake of the Ozarks is the perfect place to escape!

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Get a Jump Start on Your 2017 Vacation Planning

With 2016 coming to a close in just a couple short months, now's the time to think about how your 2017 is going to look. Do you have plans for how to make next year even better than this one? Do those plans include traveling? If not, they should! A vacation is something that everyone can benefit from, giving you time to relax, de-stress and re-charge. In today's blog, your favorite Lake of the Ozarks resort offers a few tips to jump start your 2017 vacation planning!

1. Pick a Place to Go. 

The first step in planning a vacation is choosing where you want to go. Might we suggest a road trip to the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks! We weren't voted #1 recreational Lake in the country for nothing - the area offers plenty of fun for people of all ages. Whether you live in Missouri or one of the surrounding states, the Lake area is easily accessible due to its central location. Road trips can be a great way to bond with family and friends, and often times can be much cheaper than flying.

2. Choose the Length of Your Trip & Possible Dates. 

Once you've decided where you want to go, its time to think about how long you want to stay. Depending on how far you're traveling, you may want to stay for a long weekend or for an entire week or more. Nailing down the length of your trip and possible dates will help you determine where you can stay, what you can do and a budget. The Lake of the Ozarks area is an extremely popular vacation destination from mid-June through mid-August, and booking early is your best bet for ensuring you get the best accommodations!

3. Create a Budget to Stick To. 

Vacations can be expensive, but creating a budget can help you keep your spending from getting out of control. Research how much your accommodations are going to cost, the costs of particular activities you want to do, how much you're going to need for food, etc. One way to slim down your budget is to stay in a place with a kitchen or kitchenette so you don't have to eat out every meal. In addition, look for fun activities that are free or low-cost. The Lake of the Ozarks area offers a lot of budget friendly activities for people of all ages.

4. Start Saving Money Now. 

Depending on the budget you've come up with and how much the trip is going to cost you, you're probably going to want to start saving money now. Take a look at your personal budget and see where you might be able to cut costs and set some money aside for your 2017 vacation! Another thing to think about is booking your accommodations early and paying it off in chunks up to the time that the vacation is scheduled for. You can also purchase tickets to certain amusements ahead of time. By spreading out the costs across several months, you'll have less of a huge expense when vacation time rolls around.

If you choose to visit our beautiful Lake next year, be sure to check out the best waterfront resort at the Lake of the Ozarks! Our accommodations include one, two, three and five bedroom options. We offer a lakefront swimming pool, kid's pool, a large deck for lounging and BBQ areas that are great for gathering with friends and family. Book your 2017 vacation reservations with us by calling 573-348-5073!

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Thanks for a Great Season at the Lake of the Ozarks!

Our rental season has come to a close and winter is just around the corner! We want to take this opportunity to thank all of our Summerset Inn guests for a great year in 2016. We hope to see many of you back again next year! In today's blog, we reflect on some of the great times had at the Lake of the Ozarks this past year and how to plan for the 2017 season! 

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Memorial Day Weekend

Although your favorite waterfront resort at the Lake of the Ozarks opens mid-March, Memorial Day Weekend is really the kick-off to our rental season. The weather is getting warm enough to get out on the Lake and the kids have just finished up school. That last weekend in May is the perfect time to hit the Lake of the Ozarks. Last year, there were plenty of family-friendly activities happening all over the Lake including the annual fireworks displays! When making your plans for 2017, consider joining us for Memorial Day Weekend!

The Best Golf in the Midwest

Many of our Lake of the Ozarks resort guests love to play golf! Late spring and early summer is the perfect time to play a round here at the Lake. The weather is getting warmer and the area isn't crowded with the summer guests yet. The Lake of the Ozarks area is home to more than a dozen spectacular golf courses. In addition, you'll find a variety of charity golf tournaments happening all throughout the spring, summer and fall seasons. Book your 2017 golf trip today and stay with us!

Lake Race Powerboat Races

One of the biggest annual events at the Lake of the Ozarks, Lake Race 2016, took place June 3-5. The event featured a meet & greet on the strip, a 5K Run/Walk and a poker run in addition to the big powerboat races. Each year the event gets bigger and better and we can't wait to see what the 2017 events has to offer! Mark your calendars for June 1-4, 2017 and book your reservations at Summerset Inn Resort!

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Canine Cannonball at Dog Days 

An annual favorite at the Lake of the Ozarks is the Canine Cannonball! How far can your dog jump? The contest takes place at Dog Days Bar & Grill, which is in walking distance from our Lake of the Ozarks resort! Every year, in mid-June, canine athletes compete in Big Air, Extreme Vertical and Speed Retrieve at this FREE, family-friendly event!

4th of July Weekend

Arguably one of the most popular weekends to visit the Lake of the Ozarks is July 4th Weekend! There are so many events and activities happening all over the Lake, you're sure to find something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Aside from hitting the water for a day of boating, 4th of July weekend is filled with BBQs, live music, fireworks and more! There's no better place to spend the holiday weekend than at Summerset Inn at the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks!

Aquapalooza Concert on the Water 

If you love live music and being on the water, then this event is for you! Each year in mid-July, thousands of visitors and locals alike gather in the water in front of Dog Days Bar & Grill to enjoy a day of live music on the water's edge! This huge concert is a favorite for people of all ages, and with Summerset Inn Resort just down the road from Dog Days, we've got the perfect accommodations for you during this event!

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Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Boat Races

The largest unsanctioned boat races in the U.S. take place right here on our Lake each August! This is definitely one of the most anticipated events of the year, and features over a week of fabulous family-fun events leading up to the actual races. Walk around the vendor villages and watch the races on the jumbotron, or hit the water in your boat and tie up in a line to watch the races live and in-person! This is another highly popular weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks, so be sure to make your reservations early.

Fishing at Lake of the Ozarks

Another popular activity for our guests is fishing! The Lake of the Ozarks area has great conditions for fishing practically all year round. There are a variety of fishing tournaments happening all season long, with some favorites occurring late summer and early fall. If you like to fish, then Summerset Inn Resort is a great option for your Lake of the Ozarks accommodations

Labor Day Weekend 

Bringing the summer season to a close, Labor Day Weekend is one of the last chances to get away at the Lake of the Ozarks while the weather is still warm. (Although this year, we're experiencing some surprisingly warm temperatures this fall.) This end-of-summer holiday weekend always features great live music and of course some brilliant fireworks displays! Just like Memorial Day Weekend, this first weekend in September is always a great choice for a Lake of the Ozarks vacation!

While these may be some popular weekends for many to vacation at the Lake, the area is great all year-round. There's always something for people of all ages to enjoy - and even during inclement weather you can find things to do, like explore one of America's most scenic caves at Bridal Cave! Now's the time to start thinking about your 2017 vacation plans and book your reservations at the best resort at the Lake of the Ozarks, Summerset Inn!

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

4 Recipes to Try This Halloween

Halloween is almost here, and this weekend will be filled with trick-or-treating, hayrides, parties and more! Your favorite resort at the Lake of the Ozarks has gathered a few Halloween inspired recipes. If you're hosting a Halloween party, be sure to try out some of these wickedly good treats!

Halloween Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

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  • 1/2 c shortening
  • 1/2 c peanut butter 
  • 1/2 c brown sugar 
  • 1/2 c sugar 
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla 
  • 2 Tbsp milk 
  • 1 3/4 c flour 
  • 1 tsp baking soda 
  • 1/2 tsp salt 
  • 1/4 c sugar, for rolling 
  • 48 mini Reese's cups, unwrapped and frozen
  • 96 candy eyes 
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 
  2. In a large bowl, beat together shortening, peanut butter, brown sugar, sugar, egg, vanilla and milk. 
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt. Gradually add dry mixture to wet mixture and beat until blended. Form into 1 in. balls. 
  4. Roll in sugar and place a couple of inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. 
  5. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden. 
  6. Remove from oven and immediately, gently press an upside down frozen peanut butter cup on top of each cookie. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. 
  7. Attach the candy eyes while chocolate cup is still slightly soft. If they don't attach, use a little bit of melted chocolate or peanut butter as a glue to hold them on. 
  8. Refrigerate for 10 minutes so the cookies firm up. 
  9. Place chocolate chips in the corner of a zip-lock bag. Microwave for 20 seconds, knead and repeat until chocolate is melted. Clip a very small piece off the corner of the bag to allow for piping, and draw 8 legs on each spider cookie. Return to the refrigerator for 10 minutes to allow legs to set.

Halloween Eye of Newt

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  • 12 eggs 
  • 1 Tbsp sweet pickle relish 
  • 1 Tbsp mayo 
  • 1 pinch celery salt 
  • 1 Tbsp prepared yellow mustard
  • 2 drops green food coloring
  • 1 (6 oz) can sliced black olives, drained 
  • 1 drop red food coloring 

  1. Hard boil the eggs. Rinse under cold water and let cool completely. Peel and slice the eggs in half lengthwise. 
  2. Remove the yolks from the eggs and place them in a bowl. Mix in the relish, mayo, celery salt, mustard and food coloring. 
  3. Spoon this mixture into the egg whites and place them on a serving tray. Round the top of the filling using a spoon.
  4. Place an olive slice on each yolk to create the center of the eye. Dab a tiny bit of mayo in the center of the olive as a finishing touch. 
  5. Using a toothpick dipped in red food coloring, draw on lines to make the eyes look bloodshot.

Graveyard Pudding Cups

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  • 1 pkg. dark chocolate instant pudding, prepared 
  • 1 pkg. chocolate instant pudding, prepared
  • 1 container (8 oz) Cool Whip 
  • 30 chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed
  • gummy worms
  • Mint Milano Cookies, or other oval shaped cookies
  • Black frosting pen for writing 
  • Candy corn pumpkins

  1. Prepare pudding according to directions on the box.
  2. In small, clear cups, layer the puddings and cool whip. Place a gummy worm or two in between layers. 
  3. Top the cup off with some crushed chocolate sandwich cookies. 
  4. Using the frosting pen, write "RIP" on each oval cookie. Then place one in each cup of pudding. 
  5. Add a candy corn pumpkin for garnish.

Stuffed Jack-O-Lantern Bell Peppers

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  • 6 orange bell peppers
  • 1 lb ground beef 
  • 1 egg 
  • 4 slices whole wheat bread, cubed 
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small tomato, diced 
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 c chili sauce 
  • 1/4 cup prepared yellow mustard 
  • 3 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 
  • 1/4 tsp salt 
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease an 8x8 inch baking dish. 
  2. Lightly mix together the ground beef, egg, bread cubes, onion, tomato, garlic, chili sauce, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper in a bowl. 
  3. Wash the peppers and cut a jack-o-lantern face in each one with a sharp paring knife, making triangle eyes and nose, and a pointy teeth smile.
  4. Slice off the tops of the peppers and scoop out the seeds and cores. 
  5. Stuff the peppers lightly with the beef stuffing, and place them into the prepared baking dish so they lean against each other. 
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until the peppers are tender and the stuffing is cooked through and juicy, about 1 hour.

Happy Halloween from Summerset Inn Resort! We hope you enjoy these delicious recipes this holiday weekend. If you have other awesome Halloween recipes, share them with us in the comments! While our resort is closed for the season, it's never too early to start thinking about next year's vacation at the best waterfront resort at the Lake of the Ozarks. Get your 2017 reservations booked early!

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Last Chance to Stay at Summerset Inn This Year

Fall is upon us and with winter headed our way, Summerset Inn Resort is preparing to close for the season! However, there's still time to get a last minute trip in to the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks. Keep reading for a few reasons to join us at Summerset Inn before the end of the month!

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1. Colorful Autumn Scenery. 

What's your favorite part about the fall season? Do you look forward to the change of color in the leaves? There's nothing like a fall weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks. Go for a hike in one of our state parks to take in the beautiful Ozark rolling hills, showing a variety of colorful foliage. This weekend is the perfect opportunity to getaway and enjoy the fall season!    

2. Gorgeous Fall Weather. 

Maybe you love the cool, crisp air that calls for your favorite pair of boots and scarf. Sit out on the deck and sip a cup of coffee as the sun rises over our beautiful lake. While we've had a few cold days, the weather so far this fall has been beautiful - and that's true for this weekend as well. We're expecting sunshine and a nice 70 degrees all weekend long.  

3. Family-Fun Activities. 

If pumpkin patches and haunted houses are what you love about the fall season, then the Lake of the Ozarks is the place to be. There are a variety of different fall and Halloween related activities happening all throughout the rest of the month of October. Check back to our blog titled, "October Fun at the Lake of the Ozarks" for event and activity details.

It's been a great season at our Lake of the Ozarks resort! We want to thank all of our guests and we can't wait to see you again next year. Now's your last chance to come stay with us in 2016, as we will be closing the middle of next week.Call 573-348-5073 to book your last-minute reservations today! 

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

A Golf Getaway at the Lake of the Ozarks

Fall is a beautiful time of year at the Lake of the Ozarks, especially for golfers. Not only is the weather perfect, not too hot and not too cold, but the scenery is spectacular. The leaves are starting to change, and now is the time to plan a golf getaway at the Lake of the Ozarks. With the help of Summerset Inn Resort, your trip will be planned in no time!

Golf Getaway

Whether you want to come to the Lake for a weekend or stay for a week and take advantage of the weekday rates, we'll help you create the perfect golf getaway! In addition to securing you some of the best accommodations at the Lake of the Ozarks, we're happy to help you get your tee times booked. From one bedroom units up to 5 bedrooms, we can accommodate any size group you choose to bring with you on your fall golf trip.

Golf Courses

The Lake of the Ozarks area offers some of the best golf courses in the Midwest! It's home to about a dozen golf courses carved out of Missouri's Ozark Hills, with more half of them within a 25 minute drive of our Lake of the Ozarks resort. Here's a list of the closest ones to our resort:

1. The Oaks - The multiple tee boxes and beautiful Bermuda and Zoysia fairways make this championship course a unique and enjoyable experience for the expert as well as the novice. The Oaks' undulating Bentgrass greens, breathtaking elevation changes and scenic views of the Lake make this course a must play on your next visit to the Lake of the Ozarks.

2. Hidden Lakes - The Hidden Lakes Course has been ranked by USA Today as one of the best nine-hole courses in the U.S. The course features lush zoysia fairways and large bentgrass greens.

3. Bear Creek Valley - Bear Creek Valley Golf Club meanders through 250 acres of colorful Ozark forest, meadows and scenic valleys along “Little Bear Creek”. The course has zoysia fairways, subtle L93 bentgrass greens and multiple tee settings, which will insure an enjoyable, yet challenging, round of golf.

4. Deer Chase - Deer Chase offers a challenging track through the beautiful Auglaize River valley and surrounding hills. The course features Bermuda fairways overseeded for early spring green-up, multiple zoysia tees and the largest bentgrass green settings in the area.

5. The Cove - With 72 bunkers, rolling hills and water coming into play on 9 of the holes, this par-71 course is anything but tame. Breathtaking views of the Lake of the Ozarks and a classic design leave golfers wanting another shot at this legendary golf course.

6. The Ridge - Many golfers refer to the course’s altitude drops and generous landing areas as “player-friendly”. This par-72 course offers rolling hills, natural rock outcroppings, native wildflowers, and beautiful views of the Lake. The Ridge offers a challenging layout for golfers of all skill levels.

7. Osage National - The course at Osage National is laid out on beautifully forested, rolling terrain and surrounded by lakes, creeks and the imposing bluffs of the Osage River. This tranquil setting provides the backdrop for a challenging, enjoyable golf experience.

8. Old Kinderhook - Spectacular vistas, elevations and a championship layout meanders through the Ozark hills at Old Kinderhook. It turns the rolling topography, rock waterfalls and flowering trees into one of the Midwest's finest golf courses. Each hole captures a special aspect of the terrain and offers an experience to delight golfers of all skill levels.

9. Lake Valley - The gently rolling terrain at Lake Valley features player friendly fairways and quick, undulating greens making this a course that is enjoyable for the average player, yet challenging for the skilled golfer. The scenic beauty of the elevation changes display the beauty of the Lake of the Ozarks and will leave a lasting impression on every visitor.

Give the best waterfront resort at the Lake of the Ozarks a call at 573-348-5073 to book your fall golf getaway today! Our central location not only puts you near all these great golf courses, but also just a few minutes from great fine dining, shopping and more! There's no better place to stay for your fall golf trip than at Summerset Inn!

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