Despite an above average warm spring the last few weeks leading up to “the opening of the season” Memorial Day, the lake has seen a flood and the weather has seen colder temps. Despite all that the lake is ready for summer.
Lake levels are at normal seasonal levels and business are gearing up for the tourist’s whether there ready or not. Tourism is over a $200 million industry at the Lake of the Ozarks, it drives almost every aspect of the region from retail outlets to the service industry that maintains the needs of residents and tourist alike. With over 54,000 acres of surface area on the lake there are many things to do and discover around every corner. Get a drink and dinner at one of the over 60+ bars and restaurants or rent a boat or waverunnner from one of the many boat rental companies. No matter what you choose to do at the lake just remember to enjoy the nature and all the sites and sounds that all the tourist bring to the lake.