Go Back  Offshoreonly.com > Boating by Region > Midwest
LOTO Must See Spots >

LOTO Must See Spots

Notices

LOTO Must See Spots

Old 06-10-2018, 03:43 PM
  #1  
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
Thread Starter
 
Boomer 880's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Lincolnshire IL
Posts: 882
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default LOTO Must See Spots

Heading to LOTO for the first time since I was a kid. Renting a house on the lake in Gravois Mills and will be there July 9-15. I plan to rent a boat for a day or two, and was wondering what are the must see places in the area? Our group of four people are 50+, and would likely go golfing one day, caves?, hiking?, music, best places to eat?

There is so much to do that we cannot do it all, so any recommendations would be great. We are open to most anything, and like to see as much of the area as possible.

Thanks!
Boomer 880 is offline  
Old 06-10-2018, 10:10 PM
  #2  
Charter Member # 55
Charter Member
 
Griff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Omaha
Posts: 17,571
Received 106 Likes on 61 Posts
Default

IMO, the best golf course is Old Kinderhook and Osage National is second.
Ha Ha Tonka State Park and Bridal Cave are near each other.
Go to the Bagnell Dam Strip one night. Lots of bars and restaurants. Tuckers and Shuckers is excellent.
Backwater Jacks, Dog Days, Red Head Yacht Club, Camden on the Lake all have pretty good food and all have pool bars.
Why not take the boat???? With you staying on the Gravois, many places will be a lot closer by boat.
Jolly Rogers is on the 5mm of the Gravois and has good food as well. Coconuts is at the Gravois 7mm and cool but is definitely a younger crowd.
Tap and Grill is right where the Gravois meets the Main channel and is nice.

There is a lot of LOTO info on www.midwestboatparty.com

Last edited by Griff; 06-11-2018 at 12:34 PM.
Griff is offline  
Old 06-11-2018, 07:59 AM
  #3  
Terry Martin / W.Kentucky
Platinum Member
iTrader: (1)
 
ALL_IN!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Henderson, KY
Posts: 2,009
Received 20 Likes on 16 Posts
Default

We had some good food at the Fish Co. Laid back atmosphere. Dale Blue playing guitar and singing. Was a good time.
ALL_IN! is offline  
Old 06-11-2018, 09:47 AM
  #4  
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
 
Mentalpause's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: IL...LOTO
Posts: 3,851
Received 22 Likes on 13 Posts
Default

The Cove out Horseshoe Bend is also a pretty nice course since they redid all the greens several years ago. But as Griff said Old Kinderhook and Osage National are outstanding. On the strip, Casablanca is a bar/restaurant across from Tuckers. A bit more of a towny bar, but excellent food and very good pizza. They also have a great breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Backwater Jacks is one of the nicer pool bars. Fish and Co are a ways away from the Gravois, but have really good food, try their fish reuben. Shorty Pants on the water is another place with good food. Wobbly Boots across from the outlet mall is pretty good too if your up around the mall area and want to stop for a cold one.
Mentalpause is offline  
Old 06-11-2018, 06:33 PM
  #5  
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
Thread Starter
 
Boomer 880's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Lincolnshire IL
Posts: 882
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default

Thank you very much for all the suggestions! I am making a list and will hit as many as possible.

FYI, I sold the boat and will need to stoop down to a rental, but I will be out on the water!
Boomer 880 is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


OSO Sponsor
OSO Advertiser
OSO Advertiser

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

OSO Advertiser