Camdenton vacation rentals are located in the south-central region of Missouri. Prior to the 20th century, Camdenton was known for its Osage and Delaware Indians. These tribes remained in the area until the 1820s, when white settlers began pushing them out and onto reservations. Today, Camdenton condos are sought by those who want an enjoyable vacation surrounded by forests and lakes. The closest lake to Camdenton house rentals is the Lake of the Ozarks.
Lake of the Ozarks by Camdenton vacation rentals is a reservoir created by blocking the Osage River in the north of the Ozarks. There are also three smaller rivers -- Niangua, Grandgalize and Gravois Creek -- that help fill the lake. When staying at Camdenton condos, guests will want to bring boats and fishing gear. The lake is 55,000 acres with 1,150 miles of shoreline and plenty of fish. Picnicking is a possibility along the lake and at Lake of the Ozarks State Park. Camdenton house rentals make it easy to make a picnic lunch thanks to their full kitchens.
Ha Ha Tonka State Park is a must-see for those staying at Camdenton condos due to the castle ruins and lake views. The area is also filled with caves, sinkholes and bluffs for visages of the surrounding area. The mansion called “the castle” burned in 1942, leaving only remnants behind of the stately home. The castle walls still remain, helping one to see the architecture the once great building had. Visitors can hike along trails and go up the steps of the castle.
Depending on the Camdenton house rentals chosen by visitors, it is possible to be less than two miles from Bridal Cave. Camdenton vacation rentals are sought for their location and for Bridal Cave weddings. Each year numerous weddings are held at Bridal Chapel, made up of stalactite and rock walls. The chapel is part of the cave where temperatures are a constant 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Wildlife such as bald eagles, foxes and turkeys are commonly seen around the cave.