This article is presented in partnership with Benton County Tourism & Recreation.

Wakeboarding on the Osage Arm of Lake of the Ozarks

Benton County, MO is the place to explore and find new adventures this year. With access to two of Missouri’s largest lakes—Truman Lake and the Osage Arm of Lake of the Ozarks—it makes for a great family vacation and is only a short drive from most major cities. You’ll find no shortage of things to do with options for hiking, biking, golfing, dining, shopping, boating, fishing, camping, taking in history and events.

Benton County offers a unique natural landscape for outdoor enthusiasts and quaint downtowns that boast a very unique shopping atmosphere. Take in family-owned dining that you won’t find in the big cities.

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Steamboat Landing Boardwalk in Drake Harbor, Warsaw, Mo.