7 Top Lake Vacations in the U.S.

Located in southern Oregon about 100 miles from the city of Bend, Crater Lake National Park is home to America's deepest lake at 1,943 feet.


People may cool down at Lake Havasu near the Sonoran Desert's edge. Lake Havasu City, on the California-Arizona border, with almost 300 days of sunlight every year.

Arizona and California

Spring breakers come to Lake Havasu for fun, but tourists come for its stunning landscape. Lake Powell's coastline is longer than the US West Coast at 2,000 miles.

Arizona and Utah

This Alpine jewel attracts adventurers. Amidst the eastern Sierra Nevada mountain solitude, Mammoth has over a dozen lakes southeast of Yosemite National Park.


Traverse City, on a huge bay, is a great location for exploring northern Lake Michigan. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, with the world's biggest freshwater dune system


The lovely Caddo Lake beauty will make you pause. This state park on the Texas-Louisiana border has magnificent bald cypress trees coated with Spanish moss

Texas and Louisiana

Lake Chelan between the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest and North Cascades National Park provides lots to see and do.

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