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Top 10 lakes in the US

Nichole Beaudry strives to capture the wonder, beauty, and whimsy in the small moments with her children.She earned her undergraduate degree in English from The University of Texas and her masters in English from California State Univers...

Best lakes for summer fun

Summer is quickly approaching, which means it's time to start thinking about fun at the lake. With so many amazing lakes across the US, it can be tough to choose from all of the great options, so we've done some homework for you. You can't go wrong with these 10 great lakes.

Best lakes for summer fun


Lake Cumberland

With an amazing 1,200 miles of shoreline, southern Kentucky’s Lake Cumberland is the largest US lake east of the Mississippi by volume and is considered the houseboat capital of the world. If houseboats aren’t your thing, check out one of the three beautiful state parks that flank the lake.


Lake George

Lake George (above) is located at the base of the Adirondack Mountains in New York. With swimming, boating, biking, bird watching and hiking aplenty you’re bound to find something for everyone in your family.

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