Osage Beach is a major vacation destination at the Lake of the Ozarks. It was developed as a result of the 1931 completion of the manmade Lake of the Ozarks lake system, the largest manmade system in the U.S., having roughly 1200 miles of shoreline. The city is located in Camden and Miller counties in south-central Missouri and has a population of only 3,662, but has all of the amenities to accommodate tourists year round. Whether visitors are looking to absorb the captivating natural beauty of the Ozark region or engage in local attractions, such as water parks and outlet malls, Osage Beach has something to entice everyone. Aside from the boating, swimming, and fishing that the Lake of the Ozarks has to offer, there are a number of activities in Osage Beach to be enjoyed off the water as well. Among the many local attractions, some favorites include the many premiere golf courses, Osage Beach Premium Outlets, Bears Den Arcade, House of Butterflies, Main Street Music Hall, and among many other things, the numerous restaurants in the area. Those looking to explore the natural and historic attractions of the Ozarks can visit Lake of the Ozarks state park, Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Castle Ruins, Ozark Caverns, and Bagnell Dam, among others, all of which are nearby. Needless to say, Osage Beach has something that will spark everyone´s interest year round!