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Grand Lake O' the Cherokees vacation rentals

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Cottage in Grove
Coziest Cottage/King Bd/Grove/Kayaks/Boat Parking
Welcome to Carey Bay Cottages! We are on Grand Lake O' the Cherokees, situated in NE Oklahoma. Relax and enjoy the forest view right outside your window, then walk 100 yards to the lake for some fun on the complimentary kayaks provided for our guests. This is the perfect place for a getaway as a couple or, with 12 cottages available, have a family and friend reunion! **Well behaved dogs are allowed at the cottages with a $50 fee/pet, due before your arrival. Simply let us know and we will ar
$149 per night
Cottage in Eucha
Cozy Eucha Cottage At Grand Lake w/ Hot Tub!
Rest up, recharge, and relax at this cozy 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom house on the shores of Grand Lake! With a modern open interior, a full kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and plenty of well-appointed outdoor space with a wood-burning fire pit, this vacation rental is a lovely nature retreat. Go fishing from the shoreline, hike the trails at Cherokee Riverside State Park, or take the golf cart for a spin! If you feel like resting at home, kick back and watch a movie on the Smart TV.
$145 per night
Cabin in Grove
Lake View/Modern Luxury/The View on Grand/Grove
The VIEW on Grand. For the discerning traveler with high-end comfort in mind. Six midcentury modern cabins at edge of Grove. Relax and enjoy open water views from your deck and every room. Deep water fishing right outside the cabin at the shore. Walk or drive across Honey Creek Bridge to local restaurants, Honey Creek Marina, and the upcoming GRDA park. We set the gold standard for cleanliness, luxury, and comfort.
$185 per night

Grand Lake O' the Cherokees house rentals

Home in Delaware County
Floating 'Cabana Exotica' on Grand Lake w/2 Docks!
$178 per night
Home in Grove
*Cozy Luxury Cottage in Country*
$127 per night
Home in Afton
Calhoun lake house on Monkey Island at Grand Lake
$115 per night
Home in Eucha
Pet-Friendly Grand Lake House w/ Dock & Kayaks!
$195 per night
Home in Eucha
Spectacular Waterfront Luxury w/dock Grand Lake!!!
$220 per night
Home in Grove
Poet’s Lake Landing on Grand Lake Elk River
$109 per night
Home in Jay
Uncommon Grounds-Lakeside Retreat Up in the Pines!
$249 per night
Home in Delaware County
Spacious Lakeside Getaway w/ Hot Tub & Game Room!
$311 per night
Home in Grove
Lakefront Grove Retreat w/ Boat Dock & Lift!
$176 per night
Home in Grove
The Reel ‘Em Inn located waterfront * king bed
$99 per night
Home in Eucha
Eucha Lakefront Vacation Rental w/ Boat Slip
$93 per night
Home in Afton
3 bed 2 bath Waterfront Cabin-Dock-Indoor&out fire
$157 per night

Your guide to Grand Lake O' the Cherokees

Welcome to Grand Lake o' the Cherokees

Flanked by a dozen small towns in the northeast corner of Oklahoma, Grand Lake o’ the Cherokees, a reservoir on the Grand River, is one of the state’s largest lakes, making it a paradise for water-sports enthusiasts of all kinds. It’s also conveniently perched in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains at the crossroads of Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas, a convenient stop for road trippers exploring the area. Part of the Big Three group of lakes in Oklahoma, which also comprises Lake Eufaula and Lake Tenkiller, Grand Lake was created during the big national push for hydroelectric power that materialized in the 1930s and ’40s. The five park areas that wrap around the lake are great launching points for parasailing and other motorboat activities. The shores are peppered with rental companies that specialize in chartered yachts as well as smaller people-powered water vessels such as kayaks and paddleboards. For the traveler who prefers the indoors to out, the charming town of Miami, due north of Grand Lake, houses more than a dozen casinos in the greater vicinity.

When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Grand Lake O' the Cherokees?

Late spring and fall are pleasant times to stay in one of the cabins heere, when you can take advantage of Grand Lake’s many water-based activities without the crowds; it’s often warm enough to go out onto the lake through early November. If you’re wanting to cool off, however, the humid months of July and August are the perfect time to take a dip — just know that you’ll be competing with plenty of other visitors looking to do the same. The lake is open for activities like fishing year round, though some services and equipment rentals may only be offered seasonally in the warmer months.

What are the top things to do in Grand Lake O' the Cherokees?

Grand Lake

Along the Grand River, serpentine Grand Lake spans 1,300 miles of shoreline and 46,500 surface acres, making it one of the biggest lake recreation areas in Oklahoma. You can book a parasailing excursion or rent a yacht or other watercraft through one of the lake’s many marinas.

Pensacola Dam

Anchored by the GRDA Ecosystems & Education Center, Pensacola Dam offers tours from Memorial Day through Labor Day of the dramatic, arched, Art Deco-inspired, 5,000-foot-wide superstructure that has created the lake since 1938.

Grand Lake State Park

Grand Lake State Park is adjacent to the bottom of the Pensacola Dam, the perfect spot for birders to watch for the migrating waterfowl and bald eagles that feed in the rich waters flowing from the reservoir. Anglers, too, will want to cast a line in the so-called crappie capital of the world, whose park also boasts fishing for largemouth bass, sunfish, white bass, channel catfish, and bluegill.