We all look for fun and excitement. The best way to enjoy spare moments is either by going out for a dinner party or visiting another city/country. If you’ve a plan to visit USA during the summers, then a lot of top notch tourist attractions are waiting for you. From restaurants to museums, and from nightlife to lakes—USA has a great rang of fun activities for every tourists. Here I’ve compiled the list of top 10 most amazing lakes in USA for summer vacations so that you can choose the one you love the most.
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10. Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
The serpentine of this lake has been one of the most favorite gateways for the people of America’s Heartland. The lake is situated in Central Missouri. It came into being in 1931 by the Bagnell Dam. The lake and its surrounded areas have not grown into the best and most adorable Midwest fishing and golfing points. Here various tournaments like Bass Masters and the PGA Club Pro Championship have been hosted. The Lake of the Ozarks is boasting a whopping 1,150 miles of gorgeous shoreline, which is much more attractive than the Pacific Coast of California. If you’re here to spend the summer holidays, you can stay at The Inn at Harbour Ridge Bed.
9. Lady Bird Lake, Texas
LadyBirdLake is one of the most beautiful and marvelous lakes of USA. It is situated in a peaceful and attractive land, Austin, Texas. This is a marvelous relaxing point. You can check a lot of nearby attractions, Barton Creek (tributary of the lake) being one of them.
8. Lake Cumberland, Mississippi
Lake Cumberland is expanded in an area of over 110 miles in the shoreline of southern Kentucky, Mississippi. It is one of the largest and most famous lakes of USA. It is known as the houseboat capital. But you can also enjoy the nearby state parks and water sports while you’re here to spend the vacations.
7. Lake Lanier Islands, Atlanta
LakeLanierIslands is situated about 30-minutes north of Atlanta. It feels like a wonderland, and is away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This sprawling, island-filled lake is an ideal tourist attraction. Here you can find a large number of luxury hotels, houseboats, spa centers, campgrounds, and water parks to enjoy great time at. The best place, however, to stay at is Lake Lanier Islands Resort.
6. Lake Havasu, California
The blue-green water of LakeHavasu sparkles like the diamond. It is situated below California’s ChemehueviMountains. This lake is enough attractive, and adds a feel of appealing colors to the SonoranDesert. This lake was created in 1930, as a result of damming the Colorado River. It is one of the most beautiful man-made lakes. It attracts over 3 million tourists every year. If you want to escape from the summer heat, then Havasu’s shores are your destination.
5. Lake Placid, New York
Enjoy fishing, boating, or any water sports at this amazing lake of USA. It is considered to be the site of 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. Lake Placid is a perfect tourist attraction both for winter and summer vacations. The beauty of this lake lies in the surrounding Adirondack Mountains, and activities like hiking on hiking trails, biking, golf, kayaking, boating and fishing. The lake’s town is about 2-1/2 miles away from it, so you should hire a taxi to reach there.
4. Wallowa Lake, Oregon
Wallowa Lake is situated about one mile in the southern Joseph, Oregon. The lake remains full with the tourists, as even in summers it has charming snow tipped mountains that captivate the attention of visitors. In the southern side of the Wallowa Lake is situated Wallowa Lake State Park. The park is surrounded by several small houses. You can enjoy riding the gondola lift to summit of MountHoward (8,000 feet), or a water sport. Even the tourists spend their time in horseback riding, hiking, boating, swimming and fishing.
3. Lake Chelan, Washington
Lake Chelan is the most adorable and longest natural lake of Washington. It is 3rd deepest lake of USA, and was formed as a result of glacier-carved floods. The depth of the lake is about 1,500 feet deep, and it is 55 miles long. In the southern side of the lake is situated Town of Stehekin, which you can choose to book a hotel room.
2. Redfish Lake, Idaho
RedfishLake is situated in Idaho. The lake has centuries-old cypress trees, and looks like a slow-moving bayou. It is an interesting and appealing tourist attraction of USA. Here the accommodation is somewhat expensive due to its extreme popularity among the tourists. You can enjoy fishing, hiking, biking, and other activities when you are here. Even the wildlife can be seen which is really attractive for any of the visitors. Here you can easily find river otters, alligators, mink, wood storks, owls, eagles, and great blue herons. Lafitte’s Landing is the best accommodation close to the Redfish Lake.
1. Lake Tahoe, Nevada
This is one of the most beautiful and amazing lakes in USA. It shifts the waves from Caribbean to Alpine hues, because it has a deep hole in the Sierra Nevada. The lake has divided Nevada to the east and California to the west. The overall environment is very pleasant and calm to enjoy great time at. The best accommodation close to the lake is MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa.