Missouri Magazine Best of Summer 2024 Winners Announced

Drumroll please… 🥁 The votes are in and it’s time to unveil the “Missouri Magazine Best of Summer 2024” winners! Our community has spoken, casting their votes across over 30+ categories, spotlighting the crème de la crème of summer favorites. From luxurious resorts that promise relaxation, to marinas that are gateways to aquatic adventures, and dining spots where the atmosphere is as delightful as the menu—these are the places you won’t want to miss.

This summer, let’s embark on a journey to celebrate these local treasures. Whether you’re a foodie, an outdoor enthusiast, or someone who appreciates the finer things in life, there’s something on this list just for you.

And the winners are:

Best Attraction Silver Dollar City

Best Boat Sales and Service Hughes Marine

Best Summer Boat Rentals Adventure Boat Rentals

Best Brewery 4 Hands Brewing Co

Best Summer Breakfast Jolly Rogers

Best Summer Boutique for Swimsuits Summer USA

Best BBQ Restaurant Arthur Bryant’s Barbeque 

Best Beaches Franky & Louie’s Beach Front Bar & Grill

Best Summer Camp Wonderland Camp

Best Cave to Visit Bridal Cave

Best Day Trip Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Best Fair & Festival Missouri State Fair

Best Hotel Hilton Promenade at Branson Landing

Best Ice Cream Ice Cream Factory

Best Lakes Lake of the Ozarks

Best Summer Lake Apparel Lake Vibes

Best Local Distillery Phantom V Distilling Company

Best Marina Kelly’s Port

Best Place for Day Drinking Shady Gators

Best Place to Parasail Paradise Parasail

Best Prop Repair Cool Breeze Marine – The Prop Specialists

Best on the Lake Restaurant Baxter’s Lakeside Grille

Best Outdoor Dining & Entertainment Redhead Lakeside Grill & Redhead Yacht Club

Best Place to Stay Cool Dog Days Bar & Grill

Best Summer Photographer Five Sparrows Photography

Best Summer Menswear Outlaws Men”s Outpost

Best Summer Music Shows Branson’s Famous Baldknobbers

Best Resort Branson Shores Resort

Best Roof Top Bar 360 St. Louis

Best RV Resort Mermaid Cove Marina & RV Resort

Best Sand Volleyball Courts Old Kinderhook Golf at Lake of the Ozarks MO

Best Staycation Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake of the Ozarks

Best Summer Bar Backwater Jacks Bar & Grill

Best Summer Bartender Mr. & Mrs. Bartending

Best Summer Concert Apparel Split Arrow Boutique

Best Summer Fashion Anchora Bella Boutique 

Best Summer Winery Dale Hollow Winery

Best Summer Music Venue Ozarks Amphitheater

Best Summer Vacation Rentals Keys to the Lake

Best Indoor Swimming Pool Heckart Community Center

Best Outdoor Swimming Pool Watermill Cove Resort 

Best Swim-Up Bars Coconuts Caribbean Beach Bar & Grill

Best Tanning The Bronzing Boutique Custom Airbrush Tanning, LLC

Best Theme Park Silver Dollar City

Best Vacation Getaway Spots Big Cedar Lodge

Best Waterpark Big Surf Waterpark

Best Water Taxi Playin Hooky Water Taxi & Charters, LLC