There’s Something Magical About These 11 Missouri Lakes In The Summer

Ahh, summertime. The world is lush and green and the temperature’s a-sizzling. Where can you find many Missourians during these hot, humid (and wonderful) days of summer? At the lake, of course. Here are nearly a dozen that promise a magical getaway on top of sweet relief from the heat. Who needs the ocean when you can visit the sandy beach in No. 5?

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

What’s your favorite Missouri lake hideout? Tell us in the comments below!