Lake of the Ozarks- Among the Nations Best Places to LIVE and BOAT!
A recent article in the June 2011 issue of Boating Magazine , hailed the Lake of the Ozarks as one of the top ten boating destinations in the contiguous United States. The editors of the national publication surveyed the boater friendly places to live and boat and took into account the livability, public access, convenience, and also relaxing getaways that could serve those looking for either a primary or secondary boating home (Griffin, 2010). Coming in at number 7, the Lake of the Ozarks was touted for it sheer size, (55,000 square feet and 1,150 feet of shoreline), as well as the plentiful public and private lake access points. The Lake of the Ozarks is the nation’s largest man-made lake not created for flood control purposes. This means the lakes water levels remain more consistent, making living and boating on the Lake of the Ozarks much more enjoyable than most man created lakes of it size. The Lake of the Ozarks also won acclaim for the availability of waterfront proximity homes