Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Rockaway Beach

Enjoy the history and other features of Rockaway Beach. Well known for its lake, island views and fishing, this walkable city won't disappoint. Veterans Memorial Museum and Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Rockaway Beach

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Rockaway Beach has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Silver Dollar City (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Lost Treasure Golf (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Payne Stewart Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Fritz's Adventure (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Branson's Wild World (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Branson's Promised Land Zoo (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rockaway Beach

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Rockaway Beach. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stockstill Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Lakeside Forest Wilderness Area (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Henning Conservation Area (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Ozark Mountains (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Moonshine Beach (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Table Rock Dam (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Rockaway Beach

The nearest airport is in Branson, MO (BKG), located 12.9 mi (20.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Harrison, AR (HRO-Boone County Regional), which is 31.2 mi (50.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Rockaway Beach?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,531 vacation rentals near Rockaway Beach. From 146 Houses to 969 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rockaway Beach are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Rockaway Beach?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Rockaway Beach:

  • Big Cedars: 175 vacation rentals
  • Branson Cedars: 244 vacation rentals
  • Branson Theater District: 459 vacation rentals
  • Notch Estates: 74 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 18 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Rockaway Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Rockaway Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Table Rock Lake State Park: 2,255 vacation rentals
  • Silver Dollar City: 1,928 vacation rentals
  • Branson Landing: 2,185 vacation rentals
  • Thousand Hills Golf Course: 1,092 vacation rentals
  • Holiday Hills Golf Club: 2,325 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rockaway Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rockaway Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 146 Houses in Rockaway Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rockaway Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 969 rentals available
  • Villas: 63 rentals available
  • Cabins: 194 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rockaway Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,115 vacation rentals with pool available in Rockaway Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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