If you are thinking of spending your holiday
in a warm location, you should explore the beautiful lakes in Texas. There are
more than 150 gorgeous lakes throughout Texas with plenty of opportunities to
have some fun. Whether you love to fish, boat or swim, there is always something
to entice you. Not to mention, this is the home to migrating songbirds. Here is
the rundown of the five best lakes in Texas;
Lake Travis is the largest lake in the Highlands Lake
Region. It has more than 400km of shoreline. Many people flock the lake every
year for recreational activities like scuba diving, swimming, and boating. The
lake also allures visitors with attractions like Hippie Hollow Park for picnicking,
nude sunbathing and camping.
Toledo Bend Lake
It’s located on the border of Texas and Louisiana.
The lake features 1200 of shoreline hence an excellent place for recreation. On
the land, visitors come for camping, picnics, and hunting. Plus of course, the
sandy beaches are an ideal place for building castle sands. This is a human-made
body of water. The calm waters are a lovely place for boating. There are also a
number of hotels to stay including the Starlite Motel, Best Western Center Inn
and Cypress Bend Motel.
It sits on Texas-Oklahoma border. Lake Texoma is one
of the largest and the most developed lakes in Texas. Besides that, it’s the
perfect place to fish thanks to the natural minerals in the water. Examples of
the fish species you are likely to find here include the catfish and crappie. It’s
an ideal spot for sailing, windsurfing and water skiing.
Lady Bird Lake
This is a popular water destination situated in
downtown Austin. It’s the home of Kayaking and stand-up paddle canoeing. The
unique thing about this place is its convenience and the city views. Lady Bird Lake is surrounded by hotels and
restaurants. More interestingly, there is a large city park that sits next to
the lake. Although motorized watercrafts are not allowed, the water is peaceful
This lake offers unmatched recreational activities
like jet skiing, water skiing, fishing, sailing and all popular water-based
activities. There are numerous resorts, lodges, and camping grounds. The lake has
the best swimming pools, golf courses, and incredible playgrounds. In addition
to that, many people come here for bird watching activities. Foxes, coyotes and
white-tailed deer are also common.
If you think that spending your holiday in Texas is boring
and lifeless, then think again. The tranquility of these lakes will want you to
stay all day.