Big Cedar Lodge has always been our favorite place to stay in the Ozarks. It’s America’s premier wilderness resort for a reason! It’s nestled in the Ozark Mountains with views that take your breath away and adventures that leave you with lasting memories.
The atmosphere at Big Cedar is the most family friendly and we are always beyond impressed with the impeccable service, culture, and hospitality offered. They are the Disney World of the outdoors! It is owned by Bass Pro Shops’ founder Johnny Morris, who’s passion for sharing the great outdoors and family enrichment spreads all over this magnificent place. They are always adding exciting places to play and we recently went over to explore some of their new grounds.
We typically stay at the lodge, but Big Cedar invites guests to come on day excursions as well! They have so many amazing family activities. The new Fun Mountain makes a great play day. With rock climbing, a ropes course, laser tag, a flip zone, a spin zone, bowling, golfing, an arcade, a playground, a restaurant, and seasonal excursions with themes like camping and archery… We spent a day enjoying all it’s goodness and then finished our time at Big Cedar with an evening at Top of the Rock! I will be sharing another post of evening fun which includes sunset festivities at Top of the Rock.
There are many varieties of quality family time at Big Cedar, we can’t even begin to squeeze it all into one trip! We make it an annual getaway and try to focus on exploring one or two things each time we go. This year we adventured at the new Fun Mountain, which was a blast, but I wanted to share some things we’ve loved in the past as well…
- Marina adventures like boating, fishing, and skiiing
- Kid’s Adventure Club which offers interactive activities and learning experiences in archery, native americans, bb guns, camping, painting, history exploration, pond fishing, canoeing, kayaking, bonfires, lazy rivers, the list truly goes on and on and on…
I’ve included some photos from our most recent getaway below. Have you ever been to Big Cedar? If so, leave a comment sharing your favorite activity? If not, get started planning your adventure here!