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Splash Into The Best Lakeside Retreats

Published on June 22, 2023

Ah, summertime at the lake! It’s that magical season when travelers pack their bags, hit the road, and head to the lake, ready to soak up the sun, dive into the cool waters and make unforgettable memories. Offering stunning locations and top-notch amenities, travelers can indulge in water sports, relaxing beach days, and exciting outdoor activities, ensuring a fun-filled vacation at these lakeside Benchmark Resorts & Hotels properties:

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Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, West Virginia

Moments away from the rest of the world, but a world away from it all, Stonewall Resort is a one-of-a-kind lakeside getaway. Immerse yourself in the charm of the Adirondack-style lodge and picturesque cottages, nestled within 1,900 acres of breathtaking parkland. Embark on a scenic cruise along the peaceful lake waters, with the West Virginia mountains as your backdrop. Indulge in a delicious box lunch prepared by Stonewall as you cruise the lake, enhancing your day of sun-filled relaxation. Dive into the lake’s allure with a variety of water activities, from fishing and kayaking to swimming. Prefer to stay on land? Explore 20-plus miles of hiking trails, bike through scenic routes, and enjoy a game of tennis or golf

The Abbey Resort in Fontana, Wisconsin

Nestled along the serene shores of Lake Geneva lies The Abbey Resort, awaiting to enchant every guest who enters its doors. This exceptional destination seamlessly combines timeless elegance with modern comforts, ensuring a truly unforgettable experience. Guests can indulge in a culinary adventure like no other, with a range of dining options that cater to every palate, from exquisite fine dining featuring unique dishes like Argentinian stuffed pizza to relaxed lakeside eateries with American classics like barbeque. Get a unique birds-eye view of the Lake Geneva area from the air with a hot air balloon ride. Lake Geneva Boat Company offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience where you can take in the sunrise or sunset over the lake. Situated in the heart of a vibrant area full of recreational activities, natural beauty, shops, wineries, breweries, live entertainment venues, and rich history, there is something for everyone to enjoy at The Abbey Resort.

Margaritaville Lake Resort in Montgomery, Texas

Slip into your flip-flops, ignite your sense of adventure, and prepare for an unforgettable escape at Margaritaville Lake Resort on Lake Conroe. Just a stone’s throw away from Houston, this enchanting waterfront oasis infuses the spirit of the islands into the heart of Texas, whisking guests away with its tropical vibe. Families are in for a treat as the Jolly Mon Water Park, invites kids to dive into a world of excitement, featuring thrilling water slides, a Lazy River, a private beach and more. At Margaritaville Lake Resort, the fun never ceases. Guests can embark on captivating brewery tours, dance the night away in dance classes, or join in on exciting trivia and kid-friendly water competitions. No matter what you’re seeking, Margaritaville has it covered. Plus, dining at Margaritaville is always a celebration, whether you’re savoring a juicy cheeseburger or indulging in a refreshing happy hour margarita.


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