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Address: Grove, OK
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We recently traveled to Grand Lake, Oklahoma - we had no idea what to expect. The lake is beautiful with 1300 miles of shoreline. The unfortunate part of our trip is that this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
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Painesville, Ohio
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Painesville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We recently traveled to Grand Lake, Oklahoma - we had no idea what to expect. The lake is beautiful with 1300 miles of shoreline. The unfortunate part of our trip is that this is really a seasonal place to visit - we stayed on Monkey Island. Our resort was virtually empty the entire week. All the marinas were closed up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The lake is not too small and not too large. North end has smoother water for tubing and skiing. Water is rougher around Shangri-la due to the larger boats. Eat at Quarter Deck, Ugly Johns, or The Landing around Monkey Island, Blue Bluff on the north end if it is open. Fish for bass, crappie, and catfish.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

If you are looking for off the beaten path and a few surprise little pubs you are in the right place. We spent time in Grove and then went to Monkey Island. Huge lake off season....perfect!

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Grove, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Whether you're looking for a weekend get away, or a place to retire, Grove is the place to be! Four seasons, but summer and fall are the favorites!

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This lake has some of the best fishing around. Start off in the early spring working for spoonbill/paddlefish and then chase the white bass/sandbass. Then a little later in the spring go after the crappie. In the hot summer months go night fishing for catfish or white bass/ sandbass.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

My family has gone to the Lake for 28 years for a yearly family reunion and stayed at several hotels. We always have loved the lake and missed it in recent years when the reunion no longer took place. The wildlife is nice, water sports are plentiful, scenery is very nice, lots of places to stay from small hotels, camping... More 

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Afton, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

There are many places here on the lake to see. Fishermen or unique gift shoppers will be thrilled. Bass Pro even has an event here because of the bass. But crappie, spoonbill, catfish and others are here. Bernice is the Crappie capital. Unique gift shops all around of course flea markets all over the place to find treasures. Rodeos and... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

An absolute wonderful place to spend any day, summer or winter, the lake is great and the area is so friendly. I want to live here.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

We came to know Grand Lake O' the Cherokees by way of business. This is a unique area. Me being Comanche I wanted to feel either the Cherokees or the many other tribes surrounding the lake would have placed their stamp on this large body of water. That is why I gave it a 4 each tribe does there own... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Very pretty and peaceful. We were there over the 4th of July, and the fireworks over the lake were quite a lovely sight.

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