When it comes to the summer, lakes are like time capsules because of their idyllic surroundings and serene waters. They transport us back to carefree days spent swimming from one beach to the other, racing to the swim platform, and admiring the perfectly mirrored moon rising over the still waters.
Whitefish Lake in Montana:
Whitefish Lake, located in Northwestern Montana at the foot of the snow-capped Rockies, is a picture-perfect setting.
Whitefish Lake is shallow enough to warm up, making it one of the greatest swimming lakes around you, whether you join the crowd at City Beach in Whitefish or enjoy a solo dip at Les Mason State Park.
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Lake Jocassee in the state of South Carolina:
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Because of its many islands and waterfalls—even young children may cool down in the lake below Wright Creek Falls—Lake Jocassee stays refreshingly cold throughout the hot summers of South Carolina.
Because of just one public access point in Devil's Fork State Park, it's less busy than other lakes in the area.
A sunken Chinese junk, a cemetery, and a basketball hoop are among the lake's many attractions for scuba divers. Lake Jocassee is also a popular place for boaters and hikers.
Massachusetts town of Walden:
Despite the fact that it seems to be a lake, Walden Pond is in fact a pond, as explained below.
In spite of all this, the deepest natural body of fresh water in Massachusetts remains a favorite swimming, kayaking, and literary destination for those wanting to commune with nature in the same manner that Henry David Thoreau did back in the 1840s.
Lake Deep Creek in Maryland's Montgomery County:
Through the western part of the state, there are several coves where you may anchor up and enjoy some time bobbing around in the sea.
Deep Creek Lake State Park has a Discovery Center where kids may play in the sand and jump from rocks. The Discovery Center also houses wounded owls, hawks, and other birds of prey who can no longer live in the wild.
Oregon's Crater Lake National Park:
Crater Lake, the country's deepest lake (1,943 meters), is also one of the cleanest. Scientists think the water in Crater Lake is among the world's purest.
And the blue is also out of this world; it's between sapphire and cobalt.
The lake is popular with swimmers who want to cool down after the mile-long trek to the access site, despite the fact that the typical summer surface water temperature does not get beyond 60 degrees.
Lake Erie, Ohio:
The southwest side of Lake Erie, located halfway between Cleveland and Toledo, is a watery paradise for lake enthusiasts looking for the perfect bathing place.
Day-trippers can visit mainland coastal towns including Vermillion, Marblehead, and Huron, as well as the islands of Kelleys and Put-in-Bay, which provide access to the Great Lake.
Visitors to Ohio's famed amusement park, Cedar Point, may cool down after a ride on one of its 18 roller coasters, including the state's deadliest one, on Cedar Point Beach.
Lake Santeetlah in North Carolina:
Southern mountain lakes, like cool oases, entice the weary with the promise of cold water, pine-scented breezes, and serene landscapes.
Lake Santeetlah offers all of this and more, including camping, hiking paths, a largely untouched coastline, and one of the greatest swimming lakes in the area. It's located in the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, an old-growth forest outside the town of Robbinsville (population: 620).
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