Visitors to Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri can experience traditional 4th of July fireworks from a different perspective - on the water. Those who want to spend Independence Day at the Lake should plan a getaway now at one of more than 200 local lodging properties. Communities and resorts around the Lake will offer spectacular displays of pyrotechnics on July 4 and throughout the holiday weekend. Visitors can enjoy fireworks on land at festivals featuring food, fun and games. Those with boats can take to the water on their own. Don't have a boat? No problem - The Lake offers numerous watercraft rental companies that are waiting to get you out on the water. Others can make reservations to view the fireworks on tour boats like the Tropic Island or the Celebration, which offer special fireworks cruises. For exact times, dates and locations for fireworks displays, visit www.funlakeevents.com. (The accompanying image above also outlines locations and contact information). If you haven't planned your visit to Lake of the Ozarks for the 4th of July yet, www.funlake.com will help you gather information on lodging, attractions, dining, golf, shopping and more.