Summer is almost here and according to VRBO, Hochatown at nearby Broken Bow is the second most popular place to visit this summer.  With a massive lake set between wooded forests in the Beavers Bend State Park region there is plenty to see and do.

No matter what kind of entertainment you are looking for you'll find it here. From canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, camping, to any kind of water sports, you are guaranteed a great time no matter what age you are. With an abundance of restaurants, breweries, wineries, bars, a casino, and other attractions all in proximity to where you are staying. With over 1,200 cabin rentals in the area, you'll find one to fit your needs here.

For starters here are at least 10 Must-See and Do-Attractions.

Broken Bow Lake Tiki Boat Tours

Sip on your favorite cold beverage while onboard the one-of-a-kind colorful festive bus that takes you to your tiki boat with plenty of deck space for a one-hour lake cruise on beautiful Broken Bow Lake. Visit their website here

Rugaru Adventures

Rugaru Adventures features an incredible zip-line tour that takes you over the top of the wooded forests and tall trees and ends with a breathtaking view of Broken Bow Lake. Each tour lasts approximately  2 hours and the zip lines range in length from 300 to 1100 ft. with a total distance of 3,500 ft. Rugaru Adventures is located inside Beaver Bend State Park at 2658 Stevens Gap Road. Visit their Facebook page for more information. Rugaru Adventures recently won the 2020 Travelers Choice Award. Visit their website here.

River Man Trail Rides

Your tour guide will take you across the beautiful River Valley through wooded forests, over hills, and creeks as your friendly horse gallops gently through God's Country. River Man Trail Rides also offer wagon rides and fishing where you catch and release. River Man Trail Rides is located at 1735 Pine View Road. Make your reservation here.

Old West Town Mini-Golf

Old West Town Mini-Golf will take you back in time to the 1800s when the west was wild and outlaws roamed the valley while the sheriff in Old West Town tries to maintain peace. As you golf, you'll be surrounded by an Indian trading post, jail, stables, blacksmith, country store, smokehouse, 1800s scenes, and more. Visit here for more information.

Cowboys Canoe and Kayak Rentals

For the outdoor adventurer, you're going to love this incredible adventure kayaking down the Mountain Fork River. Free hot dogs, popsicles, lemonade, and free Wifi for their guests. Make your reservation here.

Hochatown Escape Games

If you've ever played the popular app escape games, then you're gonna love Hochatown Escape Games. With a variety of skill sets, step into a real live adventure filled with puzzles and mystery clues to see if you have the skills to set yourself free in 60 minutes. Fun for all ages! Visit their website here.

Bigfoot Jeep Rentals

Explore trails and the surrounding beauty of the Beavers Bend area behind the wheel of a Bigfoot Jeep. Who knows if you are lucky you might even spot Bigfoot! Book your Jeep experience here.

Hochatown Petting Zoo
Not only is this a petting zoo but is also a wildlife animal sanctuary for rescued animals. Kids will enjoy seeing and petting a variety of animals, birds, reptiles, and some exotic wildlife species. Visit their Facebook page here.

Beaver's Bend Mining Company

Kids will feel like Dora the Explorer when they visit this unique park where they can dig for fossils, arrowheads, mine for jewels, and look for other artifacts. Ride a T-Rex, make a wax hand, and explore a huge pirate ship. Arrhh!  Visit their website here.

Jet Boat Joe's

Feel the power of Commando 1, Joe's custom New Zealand-style jet boat that will take you on a wild ride on Broken Bow Lake with some exciting 180-degree spins and turns that will leave you breathless and begging for more. Visit Jet Boat Joe's website here.

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