Nestled along the shores of Oklahoma’s Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees, the Town of Grove has long been the economic and cultural hub of the Grand Lake region, attracting visitors year-round for Grand Lake fun like fishing, boating, and relaxing at the lake.
Most people know of Grove for the fishing, as Grove has hosted multiple BASSMASTER Classics (and it’s coming back in 2024!) and is home to the world-class Wolf Creek Park, which is widely regarded as the #1 fishing facility and tournament launch site in the country.
*Visit the Fishing page of this website to learn more about fishing at Grand Lake
In recent years, Grove has become a shopping and dining destination in its own right, with a quaint downtown area full of unique shops and restaurants, as well as a growing number of art galleries and boutiques.
Visitors can find everything from handcrafted gifts and home decor to one-of-a-kind clothing and jewelry, and, of course, lots of great Grand Lake gifts and souvenirs.
Grove is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate.
But, Grove also continues to attract new residents, whether that be retirees looking to enjoy the relaxed pace of life, or younger families looking to embrace the Grand Lake Living lifestyle while enjoying the small-town life for raising a family.
Couple that with the great job the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce and the Grand Lake Association continue to do to bring events, new businesses, and people to Grove and the Grand Lake region, and you have a recipe for great things happening in and around Grove.
Let’s take a look at some of the best that the Grove area has to offer.
Where to Stay
If you are looking for a place to stay in Grove, you’ve got options.
Now, understand when we say “in Grove” it might not necessarily be in the city limits, but certainly within easy access to all that Grove has to offer.
You will find everything from lakeside resorts and cabins to locally owned and operated hotels to beautiful vacation rental properties.
You will know best what you are looking for when you come to Grove as what you are coming to do will have a big impact on where you want to stay.
Different lodging options will have different amenities and appeal – some will offer quiet and privacy, others will provide plenty of room for boat and trailer parking, and still others will include all of the amenities to make it a complete resort vacation – a pool, boat rentals, etc.
Start your search here to find the perfect spot for your Grove getaway:
You owe it to yourself to check out this secluded Grand Lake vacation rental located in the Zena area, about 15 minutes away from the Town of Grove, a hub for entertainment and dining in the Grand Lake area.
The home sleeps 8 and comes fully loaded with EVERYTHING you need for a comfortable stay, plus the added bonuses of serene woods, a calming lake view, swimming, kayaking, and more – the host even provides a couple of kayaks!
The quiet neighborhood is perfect for the rejuvenating Grand Lake getaway.
The Cale House is a historic, newly renovated 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on the Elk River Arm of Grand Lake that can accommodate up to 6 guests.
The home’s native stone was barged up the river when built in 1938.
The property is lakefront with a huge 3.5-acre yard, ample parking, and a double-slip enclosed dock & covered swim deck, plus a private community launch ramp.
Enjoy lake sports all day and spectacular sunsets in the evening on a large patio in a quiet country setting. A perfect place to relax & unwind just 12 minutes away from Grove, the commercial hub of the Grand Lake area.
Most dogs are welcome.
We encourage direct bookings, so give us a call today at (918) 314-6507 to check on availability and book your stay today!
Additional lodging for up to three guests is available in our Cozy Studio cottage next door. Reservations can be made by searching Cozy Studio on Grand Lake Shore-Amazing Sunsets! on AirBnB or by clicking HERE.
You are invited to come to take a look at Long’s Resort, situated on a deep water cove on the beautiful Honey Creek arm of Oklahoma’s Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees and centrally located in the Town of Grove.
The property featured a duplex with two 2-bedroom cabins, a 3 bedroom cabin, and a brand new in 2022 King Suite Cabin. Check out the website HERE.
For reservations or more information, call (918) 786-2332.
Lee’s Grand Lake Resort is a family owned RV campground and leisure resort located on Northeastern Oklahoma’s beautiful Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees (1300 miles of shoreline).
We are a full service cabin rental (including hot tubs and fireplaces) and RV park offering A/C lakefront cabin rentals equipped with free WiFi internet, 50 amp pull-thru RV sites, cable TV, boat slips, marina (gas), groceries, RV supplies, laundry, ski boat rentals, wave-runners (jet-skis) & pontoon boat rentals, boat launch, heated dock, large pool, volleyball, playground, shuffleboard, horseshoes, covered picnic area with BBQ’s, “cook shack” and meeting hall for reunions and large groups.
And the fishing is GREAT at Lee’s Grand Lake Resort!
Whether you’re just looking for a little quiet time away to spend with that special someone or you wish to develop lasting memories with your family or family reunion, you will enjoy your stay at Candlewyck Cove Resort on beautiful Grand Lake, Oklahoma.
You have your choice of 1 & 2-bedroom cabins, a romantic lakeside cabin, luxury homes, townhouses, king suites, and the award-winning hotel, all just minutes from great restaurants and shopping in the Town of Grove.
This seven-acre private resort is nestled among the trees and hidden on one of the distinguished deep water coves of Grand Lake. You can bring your own boat or personal watercraft as Candlewyck Cove offers access to over 450 ft of majestic waterfront and private boat docks. A large swimming pool is available to all guests.
Candlewyck Cove Resort offers a large tree-covered park area with a basketball court, tether ball, volleyball, play gym, and picnic tables. There is also complimentary Wireless Internet and daily pontoon, jet ski, and ski boat rentals are available on-site through H2O Sports Rental.
Two beautiful properties just steps away from the iconic Serenity Point Marina on the stunning Grand Lake of the Cherokees. Take a tour of each property below to get an idea of the array of amenities included with each.
Our 2 Bedroom “The Peak” is a romantic getaway favorite. Enjoy a beautiful view of the lake from inside the home or the large covered porch. The home has a fully equipped kitchen with electric stove and cooktop, microwave, double sink, refrigerator/freezer, bar top, small dining area, AND a hot tub! With a queen-sized bed in each bedroom and a day bed with trundle in the living room, there is plenty of room for a party of 6 to comfortably enjoy their stay. The bathroom offers a full-sized shower/tub, with an attached laundry room available for your use. There is a large yard to play games, a gas grill is included for barbecuing.
Our spacious 7 bedroom “The Pines”, offers 3 full baths, 2 separate living areas, both equipped with flat screen TVs, Dish Network, DVD players, and Free WIFI, 2 fully equipped kitchens with stove, full size refrigerators, microwave, dish washers, coffee pots, dishes etc. 15 total beds, 3 of which are king sized. Bathrooms are fully equipped with showers and bath tubs, towels provided. Laundry room with washer and dryer located in the home. Large sitting room with a full view of the lake, 2 dining tables makes it a great area for dining, gathering, game playing, or just enjoying the views. Fire pit and BBQ grill. 850 ft of shoreline with lake access for those who would to cast a line or just relax at the waters edge.Several sitting areas with stunning lake views are available including a sitting area featuring a small pond with waterfall overlooking Grand Lake. Marina and ships store are located adjacent to the property for your use. The marina in fully stocked with snacks, drinks, supplies, and you cannot leave without checking out the largest selection of Grand Lake apparel on the lake! This home is great for large groups, family reunions, and corporate trips.
Dining in Grove
There are plenty of great local restaurants in Grove that are perfect for satisfying your taste buds.
From Downtown Grove to the Grand Lake waterfront, and with options ranging from authentic Mexican and Italian cuisine to American Diner classics, you will surely find something for everyone.
You can’t go wrong starting your Grove and Grand Lake food journey with these featured Grove area restaurants:
Grove’s Retail Paradise: From boutique shops selling handmade crafts to bigger stores with the latest in fashion and tech, there’s no shortage of retail therapy in Grove. Plus, you are sure to find the gear and supplies you need for a full day on Grand Lake.
Local Produce and More: The farmer’s market is a must-visit! Discover locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, and unique artisanal products that are a testament to the talent and dedication of our community.
But beyond the seasonal Saturday morning market, Grove also has a great variety of local vendors with their own storefronts.
Here you’ll find featured Grove area retail shops as well as local specialty food vendors that have a storefront
With styles ranging from traditional to modern contemporary, Notable Outdoor Living is Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees’ favorite source for quality outdoor furnishings.
Specializing in the finest brands and highest-quality products, Notable Outdoor Living showcases the Berlin Gardens LLC poly outdoor furniture, fire pits, fire tables and structures, the Big Green Egg outdoor cooking system, and the full array of Eggcessories®, Iron Embers fire pits and Aura outdoor heaters, as well as tabletop fire pits, innovative candles and vent-free fireplaces from Lovinflame.
Whether you’re looking for a backyard sanctuary, an outdoor dining area, or an inviting place to entertain family and friends; Notable Outdoor Living can help you embrace outdoor living without sacrificing style or comfort! Call us anytime at (918) 851-0303.
Welcome to The Lakehouse, your Grove and Grand Lake area home for those who love to entertain!
Whether you have an intimate group or hearty crowd, we’ve got you covered – pantry to patio! With everything from unique barware, dinnerware, cutlery, kitchen gadgets, small appliances, bakeware and beautiful, lake inspired, home decor to Traeger grills, outdoor cooking accessories and Pelican coolers, we have everything you need for your kitchen – both indoor and out!
You will also find an extensive selection of unique gifts, books, games, gourmet teas, jams, sauces, spices, and everything else you need to wow your guests!
AND The Lakehouse offers a diverse schedule of cooking classes and demonstrations – for both adults and children! Make sure to follow our Facebook page, “The Lakehouse” or visit http://www.lakehouseok.com to get up to date info on our classes and special events!
We can’t wait to see you at The Lakehouse, located in the heart of Downtown Grove!
As the commercial hub of the Grand Lake area, Grove is home to many professional service providers, from accountants to attorneys and from insurance agencies to real estate brokers, and everything in between.
Check out these Featured Grove Businesses that provide expertise, advice, and services to other businesses and individuals in Grove and throughout the Grand Lake area.
Ileta Bray is our Legacy Real Estate Sales Team “Patricia Island Specialist”. Ileta has 28 plus years in the Real Estate industry including Property Management, working with Real Estate Developers, New Home Construction and Real Estate Sales. The past fourteen years working exclusively with the Patricia Island management and developers.
You won’t find anyone more involved in the Grove community to help with your real estate needs. Ileta has served on the Grove City Council and currently serves on two appointed boards for the city.
And, Ileta is an accomplished Certified Golf Instructor at Patricia Island Country Club who has been instrumental in establishing the Grove Ridgerunners Boys and Girls Middle School and High School Golf Teams.
With her Real Estate experience along with her deep roots in the Patricia Island and the Grove community, Ileta is the ideal match to help you find your perfect home. “Live Where You Play”!
Are you looking for Home, Auto, Farm, Business, or Life Insurance?
We offer insurance products from Safeco, Travelers, Hartford, NorthStar, MetLife, Farmer’s Alliance, ASI, Progressive, American Modern, National Lloyds, State Auto, Columbia, Liberty Mutual, Mercury, and many others.
We are a locally owned, family-run business. Our team will work with you to develop an affordable and customized insurance plan that will protect what’s important to you.
Call one of our insurance professionals today at (918) 786-8787.
Congratulations on taking an important and key step in your home ownership experience. We can help you buy and sell homes and commercial property in Grove, Afton, Jay, Ketchum, and Langley, as well as surrounding areas throughout the Grand Lake region.
We are full time real estate agents who are qualified to assist you in buying or selling your home. We know the local market and know property values, time spent on the market, appreciation of the market, and how to gain the best exposure for your property.
Give either of us a call today to see how we can help you! Chuck at (918) 520-1957 and Victoria at (918) 520-1982.
Muscari Law helps families find practical solutions to complex questions and issues, with personalized and straight-forward legal guidance for your estate planning.
Regardless of age or financial status, it is important to prepare for the future, and a comprehensive estate plan not only addresses the proverbial elephant in the room of what happens upon your death, but it can also ensure you’ll have the means to provide for yourself and your family throughout the rest of your life.
At Muscari Law, we’ll assist you in creating a will that specifies your last wishes, establish guardianship for your minor children, and establish trusts that will safeguard your assets so they can be distributed to your beneficiaries. Additionally, we can create powers of attorney regarding healthcare decisions, incapacity, and end-of-life care.
Let’s get started getting your affairs in order, today! Call (918) 791-3150 for an appointment or visit muscarilaw.com to learn more.
Har-Ber Village Museum, located along the shores of Grand Lake o’ the Cherokees in Grove, Oklahoma, is the site of a pioneer-era village and history museum of over 100 exhibits displayed inside authentic log cabins and reproduction buildings.
You can experience the history and ecology of the Grand Lake area through self-guided tours, which includes a walk through the grounds with several historic buildings include a relocated schoolhouse, jail, and 16 log cabins.
The museum has an active calendar of special events throughout the year for local residents and visitors alike.
Har-Ber Village also includes a nature trail, cafe, and an events center that regularly hosts community events.
Your best bet to make sure you have the current hours, locate the museum and find the latest on any events taking place is to visit the Har-Ber Village website HERE.
There’s always something happening in Grove! From summer festivals and the local Farmer’s Market to winter carnivals, the events are a blend of tradition and modern entertainment.
Music, art, and local talents are celebrated, ensuring there’s always a reason to join in the fun.
Popular events include the annual Grand Lake Boat Show in the spring, the Toes in the Grand Festival that kicks off the summer season, the long-standing Pelican Festival every fall, and of course the annual community holiday celebrations that bring the entire community together.
Plus, the monthly Grove Block Party on the Community Lawn in Downtown Grove has become a very popular event on the first Friday of each month through the summer season.
Oh… and the fishing tournaments! Pretty much from March to November you can find a fishing tournament on Grand Lake out of Grove every single weekend.
Hopefully, the above information helps you make the most of your time in Grove.
Grove is the perfect place to shop, dine, and relax.
With its variety of unique shops, restaurants, and attractions, there’s something for everyone in Grove.
So come on down and experience all that Grove has to offer!