Although Texas borders the Gulf Coast, it’s often thought of as a land-locked state. But as a southern state with a warm climate, summers can be especially brutal. That’s why lakes in Texas are such a popular type of recreation to cool off, play around, get active, and socialize.
There’s a huge lake culture across the state that’s fun, friendly, and carefree. So today, we’re highlighting 10 of the best lakes to get outside and enjoy a little nice weather and sunshine. Whether you’re a local looking to relax or a tourist interested in exploring the local scene, there’s a lot waiting for you at Texas’ lakes. Of note, natural lakes are rare in Texas, so many of these destinations are actually reservoirs. Regardless, now’s the time to hop in a boat, get in a kayak, or grab a fishing pole, because these are some of the best recreation lakes you’ll find anywhere in America.
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