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Kayaking & camping along the Niangua River

The Niangua River in the beautiful Ozarks of south central Missouri runs through Bennett Spring State Park, making it perfect for family camping, kayaking, and trout fishing.   The Niangua River is a 125-mile-long branch of the Osage River , and In the summer, the water is refreshingly cool and clear.  Riverfront Campground and Canoe is a perfect place to start.  

9 reasons to love Big Cedar Lodge

Big Cedar Lodge: a gorgeous, rustic family resort in the Ozark Mountains on Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri.  Outdoor fun and indoor luxury at its best.  When we lived near Kansas City, this was our absolute favorite family get-away on repeat.  This resort aims to please in spring, summer, fall, and winter.   You'll soon see why this resort has won a slew of awards and why families from all over the United States travel here for vacation again and again.