While some people love the crash of waves and the feel of salt on their skin from a day at the beach, for others, it’s all about the calmness of a lake. Staying at a lakeside hotel is a classic American experience, conjuring images of wide porches, croquet on rolling lawns, and bonfires; think of it as summer camp for the whole family. The beauty of a lake vacation is that the resorts tend to offer just as many activities on land as they do on water. Read on for our look at 10 of the best American lakeside hotels.
by Christina Valhouli
Christina Valhouli writes about travel, beauty and lifestyle trends. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Post and Departures.com. Follow her on Twitter.