One of the best things about a trip to Lake of the Ozarks — other than the gorgeous lake, fantastic dining, beautiful scenery, lakeside pools, shopping, entertainment and recreation and the list goes on and on — is its affordability. Even if you choose one of the swankier lodging options or decide to rent a boat for some fun on the water — the Lake of the Ozarks keeps your weekend or vacation budget friendly with its variety of free attractions. Fine Airport, hiking trails, horseback riding and much more.
Tony Koenan--Union, Missouri--our ride organizer and leader. This is a mile single day trip thru the backroads of Missouri in which we rode over 5 very old swinging bridges. We all agreed Tony laid out one of the best rides we had ever been on as the scenery, route and weather was great.
The first bridge built with public money in Miller County was erected on the State Road, between the river and the bluff, opposite Tuscumbia, on February 7, William A. Shelton, overseer of road district No.
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Miller County's swinging bridge: historic treasure, fiscal burden While tourists frequent the Lake of the Ozarks area during the summer, using the roads and bridges, flooding-prone Miller County is struggling Lake of the Ozarks is the premier fishing spot in Mid-Missouri and is home to some of the
In the early 20th Century, a unique Missouri bridge builder named Joseph A Dice built a large number of unique suspension bridges for local governments in Missouri. He did not engineer his bridges and he did not draw plans for his bridges, instead he simply eyeballed the place where the bridge was to be built and figured out how much material he needed and what configuration that bridge should have. A true tribute to Dice's skills, his bridges have in many cases, including the Grand Auglaize Suspension Bridge, lasted longer than newer bridges built by corporate consulting engineers with their fancy AASHTO regulations and high-tech engineering computer programs.
Quail's Nest is open all year for a quick get-away, shopping, meetings and events. Our staff will help you plan the details for your time at the Lake. On property or off, we'll do our best to make every minute of your stay memorable. To start with, we've picked 10 free things that our guests say they like to do.
Day Four — Finds us looking for an indoor activity. Rainy weather and cabin fever, look no further than Get Air. Everyone else was in school, so again had the place pretty much to ourselves.