Best American Small Lake Towns


Although Hawaii is more well-known for its beaches than its lakes, it doesn't mean you can't travel there for a lake vacation.

Wahiawa, Hawaii

For those who enjoy the water, Oswego's location at the confluence of the Oswego River and Lake Ontario makes it ideal. 

Oswego, New York

The town of Burrillville is unusual in that it has "villages" rather than neighbourhoods. All of the communities bear the names of former mills. 

Burrillville, Rhode Island


The small town is distinguished by a number of smaller-than-small lakes both inside and outside of it rather than by a single large lake.

Payson, Arizona

Take a break at nearby Lakeway, where you can go fishing, sailing, or engage in other water activities on Lake Travis, if you need to get away from Austin.

Lakeway, Texas

Since Florida is known for its beaches, both locals and visitors frequently overlook its lakes. 

Mount Dora, Florida


Mountain Home is the ideal lakeside vacation location and is situated in the southern Ozark Mountains. 

Mountain Home, Arkansas

A scuba diving shipwreck tour is the greatest thing to do in Port Washington

Port Washington, Wisconsin

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